Rich list: One Direction made £5m each last year

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.

One Direction pick up the Global Success Awards at the Brits. Credit: Press Association

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McCartney tops music rich list

Sir Paul McCartney has once again topped the Sunday Times Rich List of music millionaires with a fortune of £680m shared with his wife. Adele tops the Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million and One Direction made £5m each last year.