The success of One Direction
September 23, 2012
ONE Direction have raked in a staggering £100million since they shot to fame on the X Factor.
It has been barely two years since Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik appeared on the ITV talent show.
But they’ve cashed in since, cracking the lucrative US market, selling three million copies of their debut album Up All Night and landing countless endorsement deals.
Biographer Tom Bower writes: “The songs, publishing, discs, DVDs, merchandising and endorsements brought in huge profits, with the five members of the group together estimated to have earned nearly £100million. Naturally, Sony and Syco raked in much more.”
Source: The Sun.