Sting and Cheryl in Rich List top ten

Sting is worth £180m according to the Sunday Times Rich List Credit: Stanislav Zbynek/Czech News Agency/Press Association Images

Geordie singer Sting is among the top ten richest musicians, according to the latest Sunday TImes Rich List.

At ninth place, he has a fortune of £180m. Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevall top the musical millionaires chart with a shared fortune of £680m.

Cheryl Cole found fame with Girls Aloud before going solo Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Popstar Cheryl Cole is runner up in the rich list for young musicians with an estimated fortune of £14m. Singer Adele is number one with £30m.