One Direction raised their profits by more than ten times a year ago, making more than £45m before taxes.
The previous X Factor hopefuls, who are due enjoy a break from performing toward the end of the year, saw sales double to £73.7m a year ago, as indicated by accounts held up at Companies House.
The band paid £10.46m in taxes, meaning each of the five artists – including Zayn Malik who left the band this year – took home £6.98m in 2014.
The accounts, filed under the name 1D Media Limited, were signed off by the band’s oldest member and director, 22-year-old Liam Payne. They were audited by Grant Thorton.
Current band members Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, and Niall Horan, announced they would take a break from touring and pursue solo careers from March 2016.