Reuters “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe on Tuesday topped a Heat Magazine list of the richest, young British entertainers, retaining his No. 1 position in the ranking of people under 30-years-old.
Robert Pattinson, lead actor of the rival fantasy film franchise “Twilight,” moved up to third from fifth and leapfrogged two of Radcliffe’s Potter co-stars, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, according to the celebrity magazine. (Rob's estimated wealth is £24.9 million or $38.5M as per MetroUK )
Actress Keira Knightley, who starred in several of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, remained second on the chart, while singer Adele was the highest new entry at 16.
Radcliffe, 22, who played the boy wizard in the movie adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s bestselling novels, earned 51.8 million pounds over his career, according to Heat estimates. The actor’s earnings for 2011 were 6.1 million pounds higher than in 2010.
Knightley’s earnings totalled 30.9 million pounds, ahead of Pattinson on 24.9 million, Watson on 23.9 million and Grint on 21.7 million.