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One Direction members earn £5m each

Published 11/04/2013 | 00:11

File photo dated 6/9/2012 of One Direction who visited Newcastle United's training ground today. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday April 10, 2013. The boyband made a low-key visit to the Premier League side's base in the Benton area of the city ahead of their final night of a series of concerts at Newcastle's Metro Arena.Newcastle United players met the group ahead of a training session in what will be a busy week for the club. See PA story SHOWBIZ Direction. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
One Direction have each made five million pounds in the last year

The five members of One Direction have racked up a £5 million fortune each in the last year.

Harry Styles and co, who were put together on the X Factor, stormed the United States in 2012 with their debut album Up All Night.

But they still have a way to go before they catch Adele, who tops the Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million.

The singer made £10 million in the last year despite taking much of it off to recover from a throat operation and have a baby, according to researchers from the Sunday Times Rich List.

Cheryl Cole's fortune is estimated at £14 million, while Leona Lewis and Katie Melua are both worth £12 million.

Florence Welch is worth £9 million.

New entries to the list of music millionaires aged 30 and under include Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran, who are each worth £5 million.

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