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Paul McCartney remains Britain's wealthiest musician

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London, Apr 11 (EFE).- Former Beatle Paul McCartney is still Britain's wealthiest musical artist, according to the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List.

The newspaper estimates that McCartney and his third wife, U.S. trucking industry heiress Nancy Shevell, have a combined fortune of 680 million pounds ($1.05 billion).

In second place is composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, with 620 million pounds.

McCartney, 71, has headed the musicians portion of the rich list since it was first established in 1989, when his holdings were valued at 80 million pounds.

Another list confined to musical artists under 30 is led by 24-year-old singer Adele, with an estimated fortune of 30 million pounds.

The full list of wealthy musicians will be published on Sunday, while the overall Rich List is due out on April 21.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130411/paul-mccartney-remains-britains-wealthiest-musician