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Girls Aloud top reality TV rich list

Rex Features

Girls Aloud have topped a list of the UK's richest reality TV stars with an estimated £25 million.

The girl group, who formed on Popstars: The Rivals, beat competition from fellow musicians Will Young and Leona Lewis to head up the list.

Big Brother contestants Craig Phillips, the late Jade Goody and Chantelle Houghton also made the top 20, while opera singer Paul Potts is the highest-earning Britain's Got Talent star.

Myleene Klass beat former Hear'Say bandmates Kym Marsh and Suzanne Shaw, finishing fifth with a reported £7.5 million fortune.

The list was compiled by Current TV as part of its Desperately Seeking Fame season, which starts tonight at 10pm.

The full reality TV rich list top 20:

1. Girls Aloud - £25million

2. Will Young - £12.5 million

3. Leona Lewis - £10 million

4. Jade Goody - £8 million

5. Myleene Klass - £7.5 million

6. Gareth Gates - £6.5 million

7. Paul Potts - £5 million

8. Craig Phillips - £5 milion

9. Lemar - £4 million

10. Jane McDonald - £3.5 million

11. Liberty X - £3 million

12. Brian Dowling - £2.5 million

13. Ben Fogle - £2 million

14. Kym Marsh - £1.8 million

15. Suzanne Shaw - £1.4 million

16. Abigail Clancy - £1.25 million

17. Charlotte Hobrough - £1.2 million

18. Chantelle Houghton - £1 million

19. Jonny Gibb - £1 million

20. Darius Danesh - £900K

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