Total worth of the UK's richest young musicians 2019

Ed Sheeran was the richest young musician in the United Kingdom in 2019. The English singer songwriter topped the list by just over one hundred million British pounds, with a total worth of 160 million. In 2018, the revenue he generated came predominantly from touring. In 2019 he also made an appearance as an actor in the Richard Curtis/Danny Boyle film Yesterday.

Golden oldies

A young musician is defined here as being under 30 years of age. None of the young musicians on this list made it onto the overall list of richest musicians in the United Kingdom, which is topped by Andrew Lloyd-Webber who had a total worth of 820 million British pounds in 2019. 

Musicians’ worth heading in one direction

The young musician with the second highest total worth in 2019 was Harry Styles. The singer had the leading celebrity Twitter account in the UK in 2019, with over 33 million followers. Harry Styles was not the only One Direction singer to make the young musicians rich list, in fact, all five members of the boy band made the top ten. 

Richest young* musicians in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2019, by worth

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May 2019


United Kingdom

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* Defined by the source as being under 30 years of age.

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