Britain's top 50 music millionaires

As part of its annual Sunday Times Rich List, The Sunday Times has produced a top 50 chart of Britain's wealthiest music millionaires (in addition to the Young Music Millionaire's list) which includes performers, producers and record company owners.

The list sees Sir Paul McCartney valued at £500m despite the fact that reports from his recent divorce hearing said he was worth £400m.

Guy Hands, who bought EMI for £2.4bn, is the top new entry in the list with £250m and seventh place.

Chris Blackwell, the London-born founder of Island Records, is another new entry with £100m.



1 Clive Calder £1,300m

2 Lord Lloyd-Webber £750m

3 Sir Paul McCartney £500m

4= Simon Fuller £450m

4= Sir Cameron Mackintosh £450m

6 Madonna and Guy Ritchie £300m

7 Guy and Julia Hands £250m

8 Sir Elton John £235m

9 Sir Mick Jagger £225m

10 Robert Stigwood £212m

11 Sting £200m

12 Keith Richards £190m

13 Sir Tom Jones £170m

14= Olivia and Dhani Harrison £160m

14= Jamie Palumbo £160m

16 Sir Tim Rice £155m

17= Eric Clapton £140m

17= Phil Collins £140m

17= Ringo Starr £140m

20 David and Victoria Beckham £125m

21= Robert Bourne and Sally Green £120m

21= David Bowie £120m

21= Barry and Robin Gibb £120m

21= Rod Stewart £120m

25 Simon Cowell £112m

26= Roger Ames £110m

26= Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne £110m

28 Robbie Williams £105m

29= Chris Blackwell £100m

29= Charlie Watts £100m

31= George Michael £95m

31= Roger Waters £95m

33 David Gilmour £85m

34= Moya Doherty and John McGolgan £80m

34= Robert Plant £80m

36 Engelbert Humperdinck £79m

37= Brian May £75m

37= Jimmy Page £75m

39= Mark Knopfler £70m

39= Roger Taylor £70m

39= Chris Wright £70m

42 John Deacon £65m

43 Judy Craymer £58m

44= Nick Mason £55m

44= Van Morrison £55m

46 Sir Cliff Richard £50m

47= Noel and Liam Gallagher £45m

47= Bernie Taupin £45m

47= Prince Rupert Loewenstein £45m

50 Mick Hucknall £42m

Taken from The Sunday Times Rich List

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