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U2, Sir Paul and...er Posh Spice make Sunday Times millionaire musicians list

MCD boss Denis Desmond and Michael Flatley are among the Irish names on the list…

Bono wonders if he has enough for a sandwich.
Bono wonders if he has enough for a sandwich.
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THE FOUR MEMBERS of U2, Michael Flatley and Enya are among the Irish representatives on the Sunday Times list of the richest music millionaires in the UK and Ireland.

Topping the list is record label tycoon Clive Calder with a wealth of £1,300m, followed by Sir Cameron Mackintosh at number two on £675m, and Sir Paul Mc Cartney at number three along with his wife Nancy Shevell on £495m.

Bono at co are in fifth place on £455m while Michael Flatley is worth £214m which puts him at number nine. MCD boss Denis Desmond also makes the list along with his wife Caroline. They’re at number 17.

Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham is in joint tenth spot along with her husband David Beckham. They join Spotify founder Daniel Ek and Sir Mick Jagger at number ten on £190m.

Co-founders of Riverdance (and husband and wife team) Moya Doherty and John McColgan are also flying the Irish flag on the rich list, coming in at number 41 on £70m.

Here’s your the top twenty-five for your perusal:

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