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Paul McCartney Tops List of Richest U.K. Musicians Yet Again

April 12, 2013 (4:22 am) GMT
The former Beatle's $1.05 billion fortune puts him at No. 1 of the Sunday Times' list for the 25th straight year.
Paul McCartney

Legendary rocker Sir is the wealthiest British musician this year, leading the Sunday Times' Rich List with a $1.05 billion fortune he now shares with third wife Nancy Shevell. The 70-year-old artist has reigned the list ever since the London newspaper began compiling it, topping the rundown for 25 consecutive years now, starting back in 1989 when he first made it to No. 1 with his then-net worth of already over a hundred million dollars.

Trailing McCartney in the runner-up position is musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber with an estimated fortune of $954 million, followed by Irish rock band at third place with $800 million. Sharing the fourth and fifth spot with almost identical $307 million in estimated net worth are former member Victoria Beckham a.k.a. who shares husband 's fortune, and the founding member .

In the complete list that will be published on April 21, the rankings of the other supposed names which make it to the richest list will be revealed, said to consist of Sir , another Rolling Stones founding member and former frontman . Other power couples who are included are and wife and lead vocalist who shares his fortune with actress wife .

The Sunday Times also released a separate ranking of young music millionaires, with "" singer besting all others with an estimated $46 million. of girl group places second with $22 million, while each of the five heartthrobs, , , , and follows behind with $7.7 million.

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