The Sunday Times publishes its annual ‘Rich List’ this weekend. Simon Cowell’s fortune has risen £50 million to £300 million. Putting him eighth place on the music rich list.
Top of the list is Len Blavatnik, owner of Warner Music, tops the list of the UK- based wealthy, with a fortune of £10billion.
One Direction are now the richest boy band in music history, The huge success of a recent world tour, DVD and merchandise sales, and a series of lucrative endorsement deals have seen the personal fortunes of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, all 20, Zayn Malik, 21, and Louis Tomlinson, 22, rocket by £9million each over the past year – a total of £45million.