May 8, 2011

Paul McCartney, Elton John, Mick Jagger Among UK's Richest Music Millionaires




Who's richer: Paul McCartneyElton JohnMick Jagger or Sting?  Thanks to the Sunday Times of London, we know the answer to this very important question.  Each year, the paper publishes a "rich list" rounding up the wealthiest one thousand people and families in the UK, and according to Bloomberg.com, the richest British musician is Paul McCartney, with a fortune of 813 million dollars.  By comparison, Olivia and Dhani Harrison, the widow and son of Paul's Beatles bandmate George Harrison, are together worth about 280 million bucks, andRingo Starr is worth just under 250 million.
As for the rest of the British musicians, Elton John is the second richest behind Paul, with a fortune of 320 million, followed by Rolling Stone frontman Mick Jagger, with 312 million bucks.  Sting is worth just under 300 million dollars, Eric Clapton is worth just over 200 million bucks, and Phil Collins and Rod Stewart both have fortunes of just under 190 million bucks.  Other rockers on the list include David Bowie,Roger Waters and Brian Johnson.
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