Let’s look at the following top Ten legends who have accomplished a remarkable financial feat in their music careers.
1. Paul McCartney. Has a net worth of 1.3 billion dollars.
Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE is an England singer, lyricist, artist, and record and film producer who rose to international recognition as a member of the Beatles’ co-lead vocalist, co-songwriter, and bassist.
Unless you’ve been dwelling under a rock for the past 50 years, you shouldn’t be surprised by this one. Paul McCartney, as one of the Beatles’ frontman, was instrumental in propelling his band to become the most popular rock band in history. The Beatles are still the finest band in music history, with over 600 million albums sold worldwide.
2. Andrew Lloyd Webber has a net worth of $1.25 billion.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber, Kt, is a musical theatre composer and producer from England. Several of his Broadway and West End musicals have been running for more than a decade.
He’s written 21 musicals, a song cycle, a collection of different versions, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass, to name a few. While several of the other musicians on this list have amassed fortune outside of music, no other artist has combined music and business in such a smooth way to reach the top of the charts. He is, without a question, the maestro of Musical Theatre.
3. Jay-Z has a net worth of 910 million dollars.
This self-described rapper may not be the wealthiest person on the list, but he is unquestionably the most financially viable. Jay-Z cuts with over 100 million albums sold and 19 Grammy Awards.
4. Herb Alpert’s net worth is 870 million dollars.
He won nine Grammys, had five #1 albums, 28 charting albums, created a record label, and sold more than 70 million albums on his path to the top.
5. P Diddy’s net worth is 815 million dollars.
Sean John Combs is an American rapper, composer, record executive, music producer, and businessman who goes by the stage name Puff Daddy.
After several years as a Business Major at Howard University, he departed to seek a career in the entertainment sector, where he was an immediate success. P. Diddy, on the other hand, is a lot more than a musician. He is a father, a businessman, a producer, and an actor.
6. Dr. Dre’s net worth is 785 million dollars.
In 2014, Apple purchased his customized headphones, Beats, for an estimated $3 billion, cementing his status as the “Richest Man in Hip-Hop.”
7. Céline Dion’s net worth is 630 million dollars.
On her journey to stardom, Celine Dion won a slew of honors and competitions. After the release of Titanic, she became a pop culture icon in America, and she hasn’t looked back since.
8. Bono has a net worth of 610 million dollars.
While many say that U2’s music has deteriorated since the 1980s or 1990s, their 360° Tour in 2010 grossed over $730 million.
9. Madonna has a net worth of 595 million dollars.
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an actress and singer-songwriter from the United States. She is sometimes referred to as the “Queen of Pop” since she is one of the most influential characters in popular culture.
Madonna is known for her versatility and constant reinvention in music production, composition, and visual presentation. It’s difficult to think Madonna is approaching 60 years old, but she’s still got it.
Madonna was the “it” girl in the 1980s and continued to produce successes for another 20 years. Her performance in Evita earned her a Golden Globe nomination for best actress.
10. Mariah Carey has a net worth of 510 million dollars.
Mariah Carey is an actress, singer, songwriter, and record producer from the United States. She is known as the “Songbird Supreme” and the “Queen of Christmas” because of her five-octave vocal range, melismatic singing style, and characteristic use of the whistle register. With her self-titled debut album, Carey shot to prominence in 1990.