- 5 updates
1 - Clive Calder - £1.3bn
2 - Lord Lloyd-Webber - £680m
3 - Sir Cameron Mackintosh - £675m
4 - Sir Paul McCartney - £495m
5 - Simon Fuller - £375m
6 - Simon Cowell - £200m
7 - Sir Elton John - £195m
8 - Sir Mick Jagger - £190m
9 - Sting - £180m
10 - Keith Richards - £175m
- There are 77 billionaires in the 2012 Rich List, two more than the previous record of 75 in 2008.
- Individuals need at least £72 million to make the list, £2 million more than last year.
- The richest woman is Staffordshire-born former Miss UK Kirsty Bertarelli, who shares a £7.4 billion fortune with her husband Ernesto.
- Andrey Andreev, the London-based Russian businessman who founded the online dating site Badoo, is a new entrant with a worth of £500 million.
1 - Lakshmi Mittal and family - £12.7bn.
2 - Alisher Usmanov - £12.3bn.
3 - Roman Abramovich - £9.5bn.
4 - Sri and Gopi Hinduja - £8.6bn.
5 - Leonard Blavatnik - £7.58bn.
6 - Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli - £7.4bn.
7 - The Duke of Westminster - £7.35bn.
8 - David and Simon Reuben - £7.08bn.
9 - John Fredriksen and family - £6.6bn.
10 - Galen and George Weston and family - £5.9bn.
Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal has topped the Sunday Times Rich List despite seeing 27% wiped off the value of his family fortune in the last year.
The loss came after a dramatic drop in the share value of his principal business, the giant steel producer ArcelorMittal.
The Mittals have now been number one in the rich list continuously since 2005.
The UK's richest people defied the double dip recession to increase their wealth over the last year, reveals the Sunday Times Rich List.
The wealthiest 1,000 people in the UK are now worth a record £414 billion, according to the list.
That is 4.7% up on last year and surpasses the previous high of £412.85 billion set in 2008, months before the financial crash.