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Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov is top of this year's Sunday Times Rich List.
The 59-year-old, who has a near 30% stake in Arsenal Football Club, is worth £13.3 billion, according to the list, which is published today.
2013 rank (2012 rank), name, source of wealth, 2013 wealth (2012 wealth):
- 1. (2) Alisher Usmanov, mining and investment, £13,300m
- 2. (5) Len Blavatnik, investment, music and media, £11,000m
- 3. (4) Sri and Gopi Hinduja, industry and finance, £10,600m
- 4. (1) Lakshmi Mittal and family, steel, #10,000m
- 5. (3) Roman Abramovich, oil and industry, #9,300m
His business empire, which started with the making of plastic bags, ranges from Metalloinvest, Russia's biggest iron ore producer, to a stake in mail.ru, the country's largest internet company, and a big holding in MegaFon, a mobile phone operator which listed on the London and Moscow stock markets.
Adele has conquered the charts again by coming top of the Rich List of young musicians, while the five members of boy band One Direction are each worth £5 million.
Sir Paul McCartney was named the richest musician overall for the 24th year running, with the former Beatle's fortune rated at £680 million.
The five members of One Direction have racked up a £5 million fortune each in the last year, according to the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List.
The boy band, who were put together on the X Factor, have achieved international success and stormed the United States in 2012 with their debut album Up All Night.
Adele tops the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million.
According to researchers, the 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 10 richest music millionaires in Britain and Ireland, according to the Sunday Times Rich List are:
- 1 - Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell - £680 million
- 2 - Andrew Lloyd Webber - £620 million
- 3 - U2 -£520 million
- 4 - Sir Elton John - £240 million
- 5 - David and Victoria Beckham - £200 million
- 6 - Mick Jagger - £200 million
- 7 - Michael Flatley - £191 million
- 8 - Keith Richards - £185 million
- 9 - Olivia and Dhani Harrison - £180 million
- 10 - Sting - £180 million
The full list will be published on Sunday April 21.