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List: Paul McCartney still UK's richest musician

LONDON (AP) -- Let it be -- as in billionaire.

Paul McCartney remains Britain's wealthiest musician, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

The newspaper estimated Thursday that the ex-Beatle shares a 680 million-pound ($1.05 billion) fortune with his third wife, Nancy Shevell, whose family owns a U.S. trucking company.

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McCartney has topped the musicians' list every year since it was first compiled in 1989.

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is ranked second, with an estimated 620 million-pound fortune.

Adele topped a parallel list for musicians under 30. She is judged to be worth 30 million pounds.

The full ranking of musicians will be published Sunday.

The overall Rich List -- a widely respected measure that draws on public records of property, shares and other assets -- will be released April 21.

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9Comments
Apr 11, 2013 8:27PM
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Having that much money is a form of mental illness....not just Paul but anyone with that kind of money. Just what is the point?
Apr 11, 2013 5:58PM
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He would be EVEN RICHER but for that bitch' 2nd wife and her multi multi million dollar divorce settlement.  Paul McCartney must be a real nice guy.   
I would have taken her on a cruise------and come back without her!  Just kidding.
Apr 11, 2013 9:30AM
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what about elton john.    or did he blow it.   (pun intended)
Apr 11, 2013 9:26AM
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And if it weren't for michael jackson giving him back the rights to his songs.........

 

what........ he be on welfare?

 

Apr 11, 2013 9:17AM
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Seems fair for the Godfather of pop music
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