Forbes magazine ranked Andrew at number 45 on it's list of the "Top 100 Celebrities", in 2006. It was his first time on the list.
Andrew's peerage title is Baron Lloyd-Webber, of Sydmonton in the County of Hampshire .
Andrew studied history for a time at Magdalen College, Oxford, but didn't finish a course.
Andrew set up the Really Useful Group, which is one of the largest theatre operators in London.
Andrew was created a life peer in 1997.
By the time Andrew finished school, he had already written nine musicals.
Andrew began playing the violin at the age of 3.
Andrew shares his birthday with fellow composer Steven Sondheim.
His musicals include: Cats, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, By Jeeves, Sunset Boulevard, and The Woman in White.
He is a collector of Victorian art.
He is ranked the 87th richest Briton in the "Sunday Times Rich List 2006" with an estimated wealth of £700m.
He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1992.
He has five children; Imogen (born 31 March 1977), Nicholas (born 2 July 1979), Alastair (born 3 May 1992), William (born 24 August 1993), and Isabella (born 30 April 1996).
He has been divorced twice. In 1972 he married Sarah Hughill but divorced her in 1983. He married his second wife, Sarah Brightman in 1984, and divorced her in 1990. He married his current wife, Madeleine Gurdon, on February 9, 1991.
Andrew: I don't think I have a thick skin. I don't worry so much about these things you see.
Andrew: There is a recommendation that schools spend a certain amount of time teaching music but it really depends on whether the teachers believe in it. In some primary and secondary schools there is no musical provision at all but other well-resourced schools have plenty.