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Sir Tom Jones tops Ed Sheeran and Adele on the UK music Sunday Times Rich list

Sir Tom Jones is ranked number 15 in the UK musician's Sunday Times Rich List Credit: PA Images

Welsh legendary singer Sir Tom Jones has been named among the wealthiest British musicians in the latest Sunday Times Rich List.

With an estimated wealth of £165m, the Pontypridd-born star shares the rank of number 15 with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris.

Pop singer Ed Sheeran is on course to challenge Sir Paul McCartney as the wealthiest performer after the singer-songwriter doubled his wealth in the past year to stand £160m.

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Originally born in a terraced house in Treforest, Pontypridd, Sir Tom has recently sold his LA Mansion for £6.2 million and moved back to the UK.

He is joined on the ‘2019 Sunday Times Rich List’ by his long-time friends in the music business Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Rod Stewart.

Sir Paul McCartney who is the only featured star whose wealth has reduced - by £70m Credit: PA Images

Female artists are represented by Little Mix (£45m, 4th) and Rita Ora (£18m, 9th), while Stormzy breaks into the Young Musicians Rich List top 10 with a £16m fortune.

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The British rapper achieved his first UK no 1 with Vossi Bop this month.

Sir Tom has been on the music scene for more than 50 years Credit: PA Images

The 'Delilah' star has contributed over 50 years to UK music and has collectively sold 100 million records in his career with 36 top hits in the UK.

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Now 77, with no sign of retirement, Sir Tom continues to work remaining a long-standing coach on ITV's ‘The Voice’ - and is currently in the middle of his 2019 World Tour.

He started on The Voice in 2016 and has won the competition twice with his acts Credit: PA Images