Sunday Times Rich List 2012 includes Adele, Craig David and Roman Abramovich

The Sunday Times has released its annual Rich List and although on average the list has seen their wealth fall this week, trust me they are still RICH! The list also includes a section for young people under 30 of which:

The five newcomers in The Young Music Millionaires Top 20, each worth £5m, are all four members of JLS and Jessie J, 24, who has sold close to 1m copies of her album Who You Are and is a mentor on the BBC TV talent show The Voice UK. Jessie J, who has an endorsement deal with Pretty Polly tights, is one of a number of young actors and musicians who add to their wealth by modelling.

The top 10 reads like this:

1. Lakshmi Mittal and family, steel: £12,700m

2. Alisher Usmanov, mining and investment: £12,315m

3. Roman Abramovich, oil and industry: £9,500m

4. Sri and Gopi Hinduja, industry and finance: £8,600m

5. Leonard Blavatnik, industry: £7,580m

6. Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli, pharmaceuticals: £7,400m

7. The Duke of Westminster, property: £7,350m

8. David and Simon Reuben, property and internet: £7,083m

9. John Fredriksen and family, shipping and oil services: £6,600m

10. Galen and George Weston and family: retailing: £5,900m

If you are under 30 here are the people to beat:

  • Musicians: Adele – has shot up from a wealth of £6m in 2011 to £20m in 2012

In 2nd is Cheryl Cole at £12m and 3rd is Leona Lewis at £12m. What surprised us was Craig David at number 6 with £8m :0

  • Actors: Daniel Radcliffe – heads the list with £54m
  • Modelling: Kiera Knightly is on both the acting and modeling list as her Chanel adverts have helped bank her a pretty some of £30m