London: Britain band One Direction have reportedly earned almost 100 million pounds within just two years of their musical career.
According to the latest version of TV personality Simon Cowell`s biography "Sweet Justice", written by Tom Bower, the five member-band which consists if Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik, have earned big with their huge merchandise, reports thesun.co.uk.
"The songs, publishing, discs, DVDs, merchandising and endorsements brought in huge profits, with the five members of the group together estimated to have earned nearly 100 million pounds. Naturally, Sony and Syco raked in much more," Bower wrote in his book.
The band got fame after being kicked out individually in British reality show "X Factor" in 2010, but were accepted when they all came together to form a band.