Ed Sheeran Named Richest British Celeb Under 30
Ed Sheeran has been named Britain’s wealthiest celebrity under 30.
The 28-year-old singer tops the annual Heat Rich List with an estimated $285.4 million fortune, mostly from tour and songwriting revenues. He replaces Adele, who turned 31 in May.
Earlier this month, it was reported that Sheeran’s company made $53 million in 2018 and the singer paid himself a salary of $27.8 million. In May, the Sunday Times Rich List pegged Sheeran's value at $280 million.
Former members of One Direction dominate the Top 10 of the 2019 Heat Rich List. Harry Styles ranks third with an estimated value of $107.5 million; Niall Horan is No. 5 with $92 million; Louis Tomlinson is No. 7 with $77.3 million; Liam Payne is No. 8 with $74 million; and Zayn Malik is No. 10 with $64 million.
Other music stars on the list include Sam Smith (11th with $57 million), Rita Ora (13th with $30 million) and The 1975 (16th with $18.3 million). Dua Lipa joins the list of wealthiest British celebs under 30 for the first time, ranking No. 15 with an estimated fortune of $20 million.
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