Adele tops youngest rich list with £20m fortune

The superstar has increased her annual earnings by £14million on last year

Adele has trebled her annual wealth thanks to the phenomenal worldwide success of her second album 21, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2012.

The British superstar has amassed an incredible £20million fortune, an increase of £14million on her earnings last year.

The 23-year-old songstress from Tottenham, London, has dominated the Richest Young Musicians List, putting her £8million ahead of the fortunes of Cheryl Cole, Leona Lewis and Katie Melua, who are in equal second place – each worth £12million.

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Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, 22, heads the Young Entertainers Rich List with a £54million fortune, followed by Twilight star Robert Pattinson, who is worth £40million.

On the catwalk it is Keira Knightley who is named The Richest In Modelling thanks to an annual income of £30million, while Kiera Chaplin comes in second place with £28million and Emma Watson in third with £26million.

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