One Direction rise in the 2014 music rich list

Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Liam Payne, who are joint fourth place with an estimated £14 million each. Credit: Ian West/PA

Chart DJ Calvin Harris has been ranked one of the wealthiest young stars in the music world with a fortune estimated at £30 million, after topping the Sunday Times Rich List.

He is second only to pop queen Adele - who has seen her fortune swell by around 50% in a year when she released no new material - both becoming the biggest financial successes in the music world aged 30 and under.

Superstar DJ Harris has had a string of major hits with nine top singles from his latest album 18 months.

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The former shelf-stacker - whose real name is Adam Richard Wiles and who is dating Rita Ora - is said to be able to command £100,000 for a night's work as a DJ in Las Vegas.

Cole, who has recently signed up for a return to The X Factor panel, drops to third place from last year's number two although she has banked a further £2 million, according to the compiler of the list, Philip Beresford.

Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Nial Horan from One Direction. Credit: Ian West/PA

The five members of One Direction take joint fourth place with an estimated £14 million each, although they have a combined fortune of £70 million.

Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne are thought to have seen their finances swell by £9 million in the past 12 months, which has seen them tour, release a movie and a third album.

Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA

Their inclusion in the upper reaches of the list - along with Mumford And Sons frontman Marcus Mumford and his wife Carey Mulligan, together worth £13 million.

Young entrepreneur Jamal Edwards, 23, has made it to number 15 with his £8 million fortune amassed from his broadcasting and production company SB.TV which emerged from the grime and hip-hop scene.

Top ten (with previous ranking in brackets)

1 - Adele - £45m (£30m)

2 - Calvin Harris - £30m

3 - Cheryl Cole £16m (£14m)

4 - Niall Horan £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Zayn Malik £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Liam Payne £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Harry Styles £14m (£5m)

4= (17=) Louis Tomlinson £14m (£5m)

9= (3=) Leona Lewis £13m (£12m)

9= (-) Marcus Mumford and Carey Mulligan £13m (-)

The full Rich List is published in this weekend's edition of The Sunday Times.