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Harry Potter and the Riches from Acting

By Andrew McNulty

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has overtaken fellow teens Charlotte Church and Joss Stone to become Britain's richest teenager.

Daniel, now 16, shot to stardom at the age of 11 after starring in JK Rowling's first magical wizard movie Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone.

Director of the latest installment Harry Potter And The Goblet of Fire, Mike Newell, expresses relief that Daniel and his co-stars Rupert Grint and Emma Watson have not been carried away by their wealth.

He says, "They all know exactly what they're worth but they have not become impossible. My worst fear is that they would have realized that they are absolutely the stars."

Daniel has just signed a $35.9 million deal to make the fifth movie in the series - Harry Potter The order of The Phoenix.

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