The UK’s most generous musicians and sport stars of the last 12 months have been revealed. The biggest charitable donors in showbiz and sport include high-profile names in golf and football, plus two of the world’s most popular boybands, according to the Sunday Times.

  1. Sir Elton John, % of wealth donated: 8.92%, donated amount: £24.1m
  2. Steven Gerrard, 3.14%, £1.3m
  3. Rory McIlroy, 2.63%, £1m
  4. Justin Rose, 2.57%, £0.6m
  5. Coldplay, 1.82%, £3.8m
  6. Didier Drogba, 1.57%, £0.4m
  7. One Direction, 0.92%, £1.2m
  8. Eric Clapton, 0.88%, £1.4m
  9. Rio Ferdinand, 0.85%, £0.4m
  10. Olivia and Dhani Harrison, 0.55%, £1.1m
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