Paul McCartney Is The Richest Musician In The UK

Paul McCartney is officially the richest musician in the UK.

Billboard reports that McCartney took the number one spot on the “Sunday Times” list of the richest musicians in the UK and Ireland.

McCartney has a fortune of over a billion dollars. Number two on the list is theater composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, who has raked in just under a billion. Number three on the list is the Irish band U2, whose four members have a combined wealth of over 600-million dollars. Elton John and Mick Jagger round out the top five.

See the top ten below:

1. Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell $1.1b

2. Lord Lloyd-Webber $976m

3. U2 $637m

4. Sir Elton John $406m

5. Sir Mick Jagger $338m

6. Keith Richards $315m

7. Michael Flatley $293m

8. Ringo Starr (tie) $270m

8. Sting (tie) $270m

9. Roger Waters $240m

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