Ed Sheeran tops young musicians Sunday Times Rich List with fortune of £200 million

13 May 2020, 14:53

Ed Sheeran tops young musicians Sunday Times Rich List with fortune of £200 million
Ed Sheeran tops young musicians Sunday Times Rich List with fortune of £200 million. Picture: PA

By Rory O'Connor

Ed Sheeran has topped the young musicians Sunday Times Rich List for the second year running, after his fortune increased by £40 million, according to the list.

The 29-year-old singer-songwriter is the richest musician in the UK aged 30 and under, listed as being worth £200 million.

Ed is followed by Harry Styles on £137 million less, with a total of £63 million.

Here is the Sunday Times Rich List of young musicians:

  1. Ed Sheeran – £200 million

  2. Harry Styles – £63 million

  3. Niall Horan – £50 million

  4. Little Mix – £48 million

  5. Louis Tomlinson – £45 million

  6. Liam Payne – £44 million

  7. Zayn Malik – £36 million

  8. Sam Smith – £33 million

  9. Rita Ora | Stormzy (joint) – £20 million

  10. George Ezra | Dua Lipa (joint) – £16 million

The 15 young musicians who topped the Sunday Times Rich List
The 15 young musicians who topped the Sunday Times Rich List. Picture: PA

Elsewhere in the young musicians list, all five members of One Direction made the list.

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At the bottom of the top ten were 24-year-old Dua Lipa, and 26-year-old George Ezra.

Both artists made their Sunday Times Rich List debuts.

George Ezra made his Sunday Times Rich List debut
George Ezra made his Sunday Times Rich List debut. Picture: PA

George's wealth increased to £16m this year, as did Dua’s – making her the youngest musician on the list.

On the full musicians list, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Paul McCartney were at the top of the list, with fortunes of £800m each.