8. Ed Sheeran- $68 Million
Not only is Ed Sheeran one of the most successful celebrities in Britain, he is one of the most talented stars in popular culture from anywhere in the world. His talents as a singer, songwriter, and musician means he has now amassed a fortune of $68 million. He was born in Halifax on February 17, 1991 and raised in Suffolk. Sheeran attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford and graduated in 2009. He independently released ‘No. 5 Collaborations Project’ in 2011 and then signed with Asylum Records. His seven times platinum debut album ‘+’ (plus) was released on September 9, 2011. His second album ‘x’ (multiply) was released on June 23, 2014. One of the singles from this album, ‘Thinking Out Loud’, won two Grammy Awards. Ed Sheeran released his third album ‘÷’ (divide) in March 2017. He released two singles from this album in January 2017; ‘Castle on the Hill’ and ‘Shape of You’. He debuted these on the same week in the United States and he became the first artist to do this.