The top five richest young music millionaires in Britain and Ireland

The Tottenham-born singer tops the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Adele tops the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million.

According to researchers, the Tottenham-born singer made £10 million in the last year despite taking much of it off to recover from a throat operation and have a baby.

Cheryl Cole is second in the list of music millionaires aged 30 and under with a fortune estimated at £14 million, while Leona Lewis and Katie Melua are just behind with £12 million.

New entries to the list include Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran who are each worth £5 million.

The top five richest young music millionaires in Britain and Ireland according to the Sunday Times Rich List:

1 - Adele - £30 million

2 - Cheryl Cole - £14 million

3 - Leona Lewis - £12 million

3 - Katie Melua - £12 million

5 - Florence Welch - £9 million

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Adele tops young music rich list

Adele tops the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million. According to researchers, the Tottenham-born singer made £10 million in the last year despite taking much of it off to recover from an operation and have a baby.