No one could deny Rebecca’s talent with her soulful voice and since then the star has gone on to have a relatively successful career. It is believed that she has earned £10,000 in performance fees.
9. Cher Lloyd Net Worth £2.7 million
Cher may have found fame in the UK but the US is where it has really taken off for the Cheryl look a like who came in fourth place in 2010.
8. Stacey Solomon Net Worth £3.2 million
Stacey came in third place in 2009 and unlike her fellow X Factor alumni, Stacey hasn’t stuck with a music career. Instead the Essex native has become a TV personality and has amassed her fortune with deals with Iceland and winning I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.
7. Olly Murs Net Worth £3.2 million
Olly was so close yet so far when he took the runner up position in 2009. Since then, Olly’s popularity has grown. He returned to his old stomping ground for two years when he presented the Xtra Factor with Caroline Flack.
6. Jedward Net Worth £4.95 million
Jedward were no doubt the act that everyone loved to hate back in 2009. But the twins got the last laugh as they went on to sell records and appear on Celebrity Big Brother. It is also thought that they amassed £10,000 from private gigs.
5. Alexandra Burke Net Worth £6.1 million
Alex won the show back in 2008 and has since built up a nice sum for herself. Following her win, Alex’s career took off with a string of hit singles and a £3.5 million (estimated) deal in the US with Epic Records. The star also became a West End star when she took on the lead role of Rachel Marron in the musical version of The Bodyguard.
4. Leona Lewis Net Worth £12 million
According to reports, Leona landed a £5 million record deal which paved the way for success for the star who won the show in 2006. Her debut album, Spirit, climbed to the top of the American Billboard 200 chart.
3. JLS Net Worth £24 million (£6 million each):
The boys may have called time on the band, but during their time as the loveable four piece, they are reported to have earned a cool £6 million each. Who remembers those dolls and ahem, those condoms? Since the band split, each of the boys have been busy with their own projects, in particular, Marvin Humes who has now gone down the presenting route, hosting The Voice and This Morning with his wife Rochelle.
2. Little Mix Net Worth £33 million
Just like One Direction, Little Mix were put together as a band during their time on the show in 2011. Not only have they had a string of hits and a successful album, the girls have also become a hit in the US, supporting Demi Lovato and have had merchandising deals with Samsung Galaxy.
1. One Direction Net Worth £70 million
Are you surprised? We’re not! The five lads who were put together on the show didn’t even win but in the four years since they appeared on the show, they have got themselves quite a tidy sum according to the Sunday Times list of richest under 30s. In fact, in one year, Niall, Harry, Zayn, Louis and Liam took in an amazing £45 million. Along with their albums, it was predicted that their Take Me Home Tour would take in £300 million. Sadly the boys have now split up but they are set up for life.
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