How much do they earn?: No 44: Take That

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No 44: Take That, teen pop sensation

Names: Gary Barlow (from Cheshire), Howard Donald, Jason Orange (both from Manchester), Mark Owen (Oldham), and Robbie Williams (Stoke-on-Trent).

Age: Gary is 23; Howard 26; Jason 24; Mark 22; and Robbie 20.

Salary: A shared income this year of around pounds 9.9m , from album and video sales and their nationwide tour, which began last week in Glasgow and ends in Belfast on 12 October. Most of the band's income is invested by their manager, Nigel Martin-Smith, who pays them pocket money.

Hours: Although never off-duty as teen idols, they officially have one day off each week during the tour.

Perks: The adulation of thousands of teenage girls.

Home: Gary has his own house outside Manchester, Mark owns a flat in Manchester, and the other three still live at home with their parents.

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