SARAH DOUKAS, Kate Moss's agent: pounds 60,000 isn't rich, well, not if you have two kids and a mortgage and you want to send them to private school. Is it worth being rich? No, it's not]
IVAN MASSOW, financial advisor: Rich is when you can live off the interest of the interest of your capital. To live comfortably, you'd need about pounds 150,000 a year. So you'd be rich if pounds 150,000 is the interest on your interest.
EMMA HINDLEY, independent television director: pounds 25,000 is well off and pounds 30,000 is rich. And if you're a single person, you're better off than most anyway.
STEVE HALE, treasurer, National Union of Students: With the grant under pounds 2,000 a year, students know exactly what is not rich. I think anything over pounds 15,000 is rich.
TUTU, performance artist: It would have to be a lot - how much does the Queen earn? That's rich.
QUENTIN CRISP, actor: Everything is rich to me, I have nothing. I don't understand money. I'm happy as I am. If I had money I would be full of anxiety.
IAN RATTRAY, cinema programmer: If I was earning pounds 150,000 I would consider myself rich.
RICHARD PLATTS, Lloyds Name: I think pounds 50,000 would be a rich person's salary. I've never had an income approaching pounds 60,000 or even half of that, yet before I lost everything I considered myself to be relatively well off. Now, at 60, I've nothing except for my pounds 12,000 pension and I've just received a bill from Lloyds debt collectors demanding pounds 800,000.
DAVID WILLIAMSON, co- editor of Debrett's Peerage: Probably something like pounds 40,000 a year. It's all relative. People tend to confuse wealth and class, but as far as the aristocracy go some are very rich and some are penniless. I live in the past. I tend to think of things as being as they were when I was young.
SERGE LIPSKI, furrier: Living comfortably in London I think I'd have to earn pounds 200,000 to pounds 250,000 in order to be rich. pounds 60,000 isn't rich. I wouldn't mind earning a salary like that but I don't think it's an exceptionally big sum.
HANNAH MOSELEY, unemployed: At the moment anyone who earns more than pounds 7 an hour is rich. I consider really rich to be anyone who can do whatever they want to do and doesn't need to think about it.
CHRIS HIGGINS, pest controller: pounds 200,000 per year is rich. I used to earn pounds 100,000 per year in computers but I left because the pressure was too much. Now I'm lucky if I earn pounds 40,000, but I'm happier.
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