With an estimated fortune of £820 million, Andre Lloyd-Webber was named the wealthiest musician
in the UK and ireland by the Sunday Times Rich List
. He comes ahead of Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell who have amassed a fortune of £720 million. The first Irish performers, U2, come in third with a wealth of £583. Elsewhere, Ed Sheeran
topped the list of the wealthiest young musicians with £160 million.