As the scion of a showbusiness legend, Kiera Chaplin has entertainment in her blood. At the tender age of 23, the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin and great-granddaughter of the Irish playwright Eugene O'Neill has already forged a successful career in film and fashion.
And this weekend, she will be named as one of the wealthiest young entertainers from the UK by The Sunday Times Rich List, which estimates her personal fortune at £30m.
The model and actress, who also has a 30 per cent stake in the Hollywood-based film company Limelight Productions, is ranked the second richest entertainer aged 30 and under, only narrowly beaten by the violinist Vanessa-Mae Nicholson, who is worth £32m.
Joint third in the list are Chris Martin and his fellow members of Coldplay, with £25m apiece, following the release of their 2005 album X&Y. The actors Orlando Bloom, Kate Winslet and Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, and singers Will Young, Charlotte Church, Joss Stone and James Blunt also made it into the top 20 of wealthy young entertainers.
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