Rolling Stones Named Richest Band In Britain

(Classic Rock) The Rolling Stones are collectively the richest band in Britain, according to the latest annual Sunday Times Rich List. Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell remain at the top of the rock music table, with a fortune of 760m, and U2 as a unit come second with 500m.

But Mick Jagger reaches third position on his own with 235m, while colleague Keith Richards is next with 220m. With the addition of Charlie Watts (11th) and Ronnie Wood (24) the band's total value is 630m. They're thought to have become wealthier by 40m over the past year.

The combined worth of Queen's Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon is 335m. Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones have amassed 268m between them, and Pink Floyd men Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason total 235m. Genesis frontman Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel are valued at 155m between them. Read more and see the list here.

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