One Direction named as Britain`s richest boyband

One Direction named as Britain`s richest boyband London: One direction has been declared as Britain`s richest boyband with a combined wealth of a whopping 25 million pound.

The former contestants of ‘The X Factor’ UK, has clinched the top slot at the Sunday Times Rich List 2013.

The boyband has pushed JLS band to the second position with a combined wealth of approximately 24 million pound, reported Ace showbiz.

The publication`s other list declared Paul McCartney at the top spot. The former member of legendary band `The Beatles` seized the top spot in the musician`s category with 680 million pound.

Oscar-winning singer Adele grabbed the top spot in the Young Musician Rich List (aged 30 and under) with a fortune of 30 million pound. Cheryl Cole managed the second spot in the same category with a 14 million pound wealth. Leona Lewis and Katie Melua shared the third place with a wealth of 12 million pound.

PTI