Total worth of the UK's richest musicians 2020

Andrew Lloyd-Webber was the richest musician in the United Kingdom and Ireland in 2020. The composer is famous for his musical theatre successes such as Cats and The Phantom of the Opera, which are two of the longest-running productions on the West End in London.

Baby, You’re a Rich Man

Paul McCartney had the next highest worth of musicians in the UK and Ireland. Paul McCartney was the co-lead vocalist and bassist for The Beatles, widely regarded as the most influential band ever to exist. Ringo Starr, the band’s drummer also made the list with a worth of 260 million British pounds.

Ed Sheeran joins the ranks

There were no young musicians (under 30 years of age) on the rich list in 2019. This year however, Ed Sheeran who topped a list of the young musicians with the highest worth in 2019 joined the rich list this year with a worth of 200 million British pounds.

Richest musicians in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland as of 2020, by worth

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May 2020


Ireland, United Kingdom

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