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Starr tops richest drummer list
Ringo Starr. Picture: Reuters/Lucas Jackson.

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr has been named the world's richest drummer ahead of Phil Collins and Dave Grohl.

The veteran musician came top in the list compiled by website with an estimated fortune of $US300 million ($A290.54 million), with Genesis star Collins coming in second with $US250 million. Former Nirvana drummer-turned-Foo Fighters frontman Grohl is third with $US225 million.

The top five is rounded out by The Eagles rocker Don Henley and Metallica's Lars Ulrich in fourth and fifth places respectively.

Other drummers to feature in the top 10 include U2 star Larry Mullen and The Rolling Stones' Charlie Watts.

The West Australian

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