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Cheryl Cole's fortune has been boosted by the X Factor's success

Cheryl Cole's fortune has been boosted by the X Factor's success

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Joel Ryan

Cheryl Cole from Girls Aloud

Cheryl Cole from Girls Aloud

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole  arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

Britiish singer Cheryl Cole, centre, speaks with officials as she arrives at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Britiish singer Cheryl Cole, centre, speaks with officials as she arrives at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British band Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British band Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole  arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British group Girls Aloud pose backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 after winning a prize for best British Single of the year. From left, Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberly Walsh. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British group Girls Aloud pose backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 after winning a prize for best British Single of the year. From left, Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberly Walsh. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award  at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

MJ Kim

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award  at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court

MJ Kim

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Dave Hogan

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) L-R Nicola roberts, Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding perform at the Brit Awards 2009 held at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) L-R Nicola roberts, Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding perform at the Brit Awards 2009 held at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Dave Hogan

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Tim Whitby

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) L-R Kimberley Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole collect their Best Single Award at the Brit Awards 2009 held at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) L-R Kimberley Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole collect their Best Single Award at the Brit Awards 2009 held at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Dave Hogan

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle,  Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh pose after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh pose after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Tim Whitby

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle,  Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh pose after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh pose after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Tim Whitby

Cheryl Cole arrives back in the UK

Cheryl Cole arrives back in the UK

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole

Faye from Birmingham: one of the acts facing the scrutiny
of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

Faye from Birmingham: one of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

Nathan from London: one of the acts facing the scrutiny
of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

Nathan from London: one of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

One of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

One of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

One of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

One of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

Judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

Judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

One of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

One of the acts facing the scrutiny of judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell in the new X Factor series

Cheryl Cole on new series of X Factor

Cheryl Cole on new series of X Factor

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole's success on The X Factor has helped chart act Girls Aloud to amass a fortune of £30 million, new figures reveal.

Cole's wealth - thanks to her ad deals, X Factor judging and successful solo career - has rocketed by 150% in the past year to £10 million.

And figures to be published in the latest Sunday Times Rich List this weekend show her bandmates Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh each have around £5 million thanks to their string of hits.

Cole is ranked number four in the rich list for music millionaires under 30, jointly with singer Katie Melua.

The number one slot is jointly held by Leona Lewis, Charlotte Church and last year's top young music earner Katherine Jenkins.

They are each on £11 million with Lewis moving up from last year's number six with a 38% rise in wealth. Jenkins went up £2 million (22%) while Church remained steady.

Two of those with the biggest fortunes last year's list violinist Vanessa Mae and Coldplay star Will Champion are too old to qualify this year. Mae is worth £30 million and Champion £32 million.

The 22nd annual Sunday Times Rich List is published on Sunday profiling the wealthiest people in the UK and Ireland.

PA