After speaking about 20 of the wealthiest footballers in the world, this article will speak about some of the richest musicians in the world.
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25. ‘Justin Bieber’:
Almost everyone knows that Justin Bieber as a singer, but how many of you know that he has a huge amount of money? Yes, Justin Bieber, at an age of 26 years, is having a net worth of $285 million.
This Canadian singer has started his career by posting YouTube videos of himself singing songs. The first-ever major hit song that gained him a lot of fame and fan base is his ‘Baby’ song, which has more than 2.1 billion views on YouTube.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Justin Bieber:
Cars – ‘Ferrari F430’, ‘Ferrari 458 Italia’, ‘Cadillac CTS-V’, ‘Fisker Karma’, ‘Land Rover Range Rover’, ‘Audi R8’, ‘Mercedes Benz Sprinter Van’, ‘Porsche 997 Turbo’, ‘Lamborghini Aventador’, ‘Rolls Royce Dawn Drophead Coupe’, Lamborghini Gallardo’, ‘Maybach S600’, ‘Cadillac Escalade’, ‘Lamborghini Huracan’, ‘Rolls Royce Ghost’, ‘Hummer H2’, etc.
Bikes – ‘Ducati 848 Evo’, ‘MV Augusta F3’, ‘Can-Am Spyder Motorbike’, etc.
Assets – ‘Penthouse in Amsterdam’, ‘Mansion in Los Angeles’, and many more. He also has jewelry that is worth a lot of money.
24. ‘Roger Waters’:
Roger Waters is a co-founder as well as the lead singer of the famous British band ‘Pink Floyd’, which is known to have sold more than 250 million albums worldwide.
He separated from the band in 1985 and has given performances as a solo artist all over the world. The overall net worth of Roger Waters as of 2020 is estimated to be around $310 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Roger Waters:
Assets – ‘Roger Waters Music UK’, ‘Roger Waters Music Overseas’, ‘A House in London worth £6 million’, ‘Hampshire Estate worth £1 million’, etc.
23. ‘Lady Gaga’:
Lady Gaga is among the famous female singers and has gained a lot of fame for her songs like ‘Poker Face’, ‘Bad Romance’, ‘Shallow’, etc. She had an entry into the pop music culture with her hit single ‘Just Dance’ in 2008 and the rest’s history.
She is also known to earn money in various ways other than music. A few examples include her Las Vegas Show (which sells merchandise), Brand Endorsements, Acting, etc.
The net worth of Lady Gaga as of 2020 is estimated to be somewhere around $320 million, making her one of the richest musicians in the world.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Lady Gaga:
Cars – ‘Lamborghini Huracan’, ‘Rolls Royce Phantom’, ‘Porsche Boxster’, ‘Lincoln Continental’, ‘Chevrolet El Camino’, ‘Ford Mustang’, ‘Audi R8’, ‘Pontiac Firebird TransAm’, etc.
Assets – ‘House in Malibu worth $23 million’, ‘Frank Zappa house in Hollywood Hills worth $5.25 million’, etc.
22. ‘Mariah Carey’:
Started from the bottom with a very humble background, Mariah Carey is another famous and talented female singer.
He has gained a lot of money along with a lot of fame through her song ‘All I want for Christmas is You’, which was released 20 years ago. According to the data gathered by us, she earned around $60 million just with this song.
She also earned a considerable amount of money with her hit singles like ‘Vision of Love’, ‘Love Takes Time’, ‘Someday’ and ‘I don’t wanna cry’. This American singer mainly concentrates on genres like Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop, Dance, etc.
Some other sources of Mariah Carey’s earnings other than music include World Tours, TV Appearances, Movies, etc. The net worth of Mariah Carey as of 2020 is estimated to be around $320 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Mariah Carey:
Cars – ‘Rolls Royce Phantom’, ‘Maybach 62’, ‘Porsche Cayenne’, ‘Mercedes Benz SLK’, ‘Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe’, etc.
Assets – ‘Beverly Hills Mansion rented for $35k per month’, ‘Manhattan Penthouse worth $9 million’, ‘Triplex Apartment in New York’, ‘House on Windermere Island, Bahamas’, ‘Mansion in California’, etc.
21. ‘Katy Perry’:
Almost everyone knows about Katy Perry for songs or controversies, but how many people know that she is also famous for having a subsequently large amount of wealth. Katy Perry is a very beautiful singer, who earned a lot of money over these years.
She gained a lot of popularity in the pop industry with her hit song ‘I kissed a girl’ and after that, she did many hit songs such as ‘Roar’, ‘Dark Horse’, ‘Teenage Dream’, ‘Bon Appetit’, ‘Chained to the Rhythm’, etc.
She also has streams of earning money other than singing such as touring, merchandise, brand endorsements, etc. As a judge on American Idol, she is said to earn around $25 million per year.
The total net worth of Katy Perry as of 2020 is estimated to be around $330 million’.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Katy Perry:
Cars – ‘Audi A5’, ‘Pink Smart for Two, ‘Mercedes Benz W 180 220S, ‘Ferrari California’, ‘Maserati Grancabrio’, ‘Tesla Model S’, ‘Fisker Karma’, etc.
Assets – ‘Hollywood Hills Estate worth $6.5 million’, ‘TriBeCa Penthouse worth 2.7 million’, etc.
20. ‘Keith Richards’:
Keith Richards, who is a member of ‘Rolling Stones’ has a huge wealth and it is understandable as the band is very famous and talented. Rolling Stones is the longest performing band that started in the ‘60s.
Keith is the guitarist in the band and has also performed in many of their performances as a back-up vocals singer. Only considering the 14 performances given by the band in their world tour in 2018, the band made $117 million.
As of 2020, the net worth of Keith Richards is estimated to be around $340 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Keith Richards:
Assets – ‘House in Weston, Connecticut’, ‘Private Resort in Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands’, ‘Redlands, an estate in Sussex worth £313,000’, ‘3000 guitars’, etc.
19. ‘Mick Jagger’:
Mick Jagger is the lead vocals singer in the ‘Rolling Stones’ band and has a net worth that is $20 million more than the guitarist in their band ‘Keith Richards’.
Mick Jagger is an inspiration to many bands such as Coldplay, Maroon 5, etc. and these bands have even dedicated some songs to Mick Jagger, which lets us know about his fame and talent.
Mick Jagger, along with the other band members in Rolling Stones receive $88 million each year in the form of royalties alone. Rolling Stones have sold more than 200 million records globally so far.
As of 2020, the net worth of Mick Jagger is estimated to be around $360 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Mick Jagger:
Cars – ‘Morgan Plus 8 Roadster’
Assets – ‘Six-Room Beachfront Compound in the private island of Mustique rented for $30,000 per week’, ‘Castle in South France’, and many more
18. ‘Toby Keith’:
Famous for country music, Toby Keith started his career in the ‘90s after quitting his professional career as a football player. He has earned a lot of fame and money with some hit songs such as Boomtown, Blue Moon, how do you like me now?!, etc.
He won many awards in his career as a singer such as Grammy, ACM (Academy of Country Music) award, etc.
As of 2020, the net worth of Toby Keith is around $365 million, certainly one of the richest male musicians in the world.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Toby Keith:
Bikes – ‘Harley Davidson Softail Sportster’
Cars – ‘Ford Expedition Limousine’, ’69 Mach 1 Ford Mustang’, ‘Pontiac Trans Am’, ‘Chevy Impala’, ‘Mercedes Benz GLS 450’, ‘Lincoln Model L’, ‘Ford Suicide-Door Cabriolet’, ‘Ford F150 Harley Davidson’, ‘2002 Ford F350 Tonka Concept’, ‘Ford F450 Dually’, ‘Ford F150 Raptor’, ‘Ford GT 40’, ‘Lincoln Navigator’, ‘Ford Expedition EX-L’, ‘Ford F150 Platinum’, ‘Ford Mustang Bullitt’, ‘Ford Mustang GT500’, etc.
Assets – ‘Wild Shot mezcal’ and many more
17. ‘Taylor Swift’:
Taylor Swift is considered to be one of the highest-paid musicians in the world. it is said that she earns somewhere around $150 million per year according to the latest updates.
Some of the famous songs that gained a lot of reputation to Taylor Swift are Love Story, You belong with me, Bad Blood, Blank Space, Shake it off, etc. During the time period between June 2016 to June 2017, she earned around $150 million.
Apart from her songs, she earns money through other streams such as endorsements, merchandise sales, etc.
As of 2020, the net worth of Taylor Swift is expected to be around $400 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Taylor Swift:
Private Jet – ‘Dassault Falcon 900’ and ‘Dassault Falcon 50’.
Cars – ‘Porsche 911’, ‘Audi R8’, ‘Toyota Sequoia’, ‘Mercedes Benz Viano’, etc.
Assets – ‘Condo in Nashville’, ‘Estate in suburbs of Nashville’, ‘Waterfront House in Rhode Island worth $6.65 million’, ‘Penthouse in Tribeca transformed into a 10-bedroom duplex house worth $20 million’, ‘100-year old four-story penthouse worth $12.5 million’, etc.
Sting is famous for his performance while being a part of the rock music band ‘The Police’ as well as his solo music career. Sting is a highly talented musician, who has won 16 Grammy awards in his entire career.
Considering his greatness as a musician, he was inducted into both ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ and ‘Songwriter’s Hall of Fame’.
As of 2020, the net worth of Sting is expected to be around $400 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Sting:
Cars – ‘Toyota Prius’
Assets – ‘900-Acre Estate in Florence known as Il Palagio’, ‘Lake House in Wiltshire, England’, ‘Apartment worth $26.5 million in Central Park West, New York’, ‘Apartment worth £6.5 million near St. James Park, London’, ‘London Townhouse’, etc.
15. ‘Jennifer Lopez’:
Anybody who is into music will be familiar with Jennifer Lopez. Not only just music, but she is also famous as an actress, performer, brand ambassador, fashion designer, etc.
As a judge on American Idol, the earnings of Jennifer Lopez are said to be somewhere around $12 million to $20 million per each season. She has been in the industry for more than 25 years and now has earned a reputation as a famous celebrity in the music industry as well as Hollywood.
In her acting career, she did some memorable roles in movies such as Anaconda, Out of Sight, The Wedding Planner, etc.
As for the songs that gained her a lot of fame and money, a few notable examples include ‘On The Floor’, ‘Papi’, ‘If You Had My Love’, ‘Ain’t Your Mama’, etc.
As of 2020, the net worth of Jennifer Lopez is expected to be around $400 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Jennifer Lopez:
Cars – ‘Rolls Royce Ghost’, ‘Bentley Continental GT Convertible’, ‘Aston Martin DB7’, ‘911 Carrera GTS Porsche’, etc.
Assets – ‘7-bedroom estate in 8 acres worth $28 million in chic Bel-Air neighborhood, Los Angeles’, ‘Beachfront Mansion in Miami’, ‘House in Encino worth $1.4 million’, ‘Mansion in 1-acre worth $32.5 million in Star Island, Miami’, etc.
14. ‘Jon Bon Jovi’:
Jon Bon Jovi created a lot of buzz among the people with his song ‘It’s My Life’, which is the top rock during that time and one of the greatest songs even now. Bon Jovi has around 120 million album sales so far and is among the richest rock stars.
Bon Jovi also had some other famous songs under his name that gained him a lot of craze among the people, such as ‘Slippery When Wet’. He released 14 studio albums along with his band and two solo albums.
Based on this rock star’s talent and popularity, it is not at all surprising to say that he is one of the richest musicians in the world. He was also inducted into the US Music Hall of Fame (2006) and the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2018).
As of 2020, the net worth of Jon Bon Jovi is expected to be around $410 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Jon Bon Jovi:
Cars – ‘1970 Chevy Chevelle Ragtop’, ‘Custom Dodge Viper’, ‘280 ZX’, ‘1957 Chevy Nomad’, ‘1930 Ford Model Roadster’, etc.
Assets – ‘4-bedroom apartment worth $18.94 million in Greenwich Village, New York’, ‘$22 million worth mansion in New Jersey’, andothers.
We must have to include Coldplay even though it’s a band and not a single performer. This rock band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist), Johnny Buckland (Guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (Drummer).
The band started in London in the year 1996 and has received a worldwide fan base with their talent. With the help of their earnings arisen from sales, tours and merchandise, Coldplay also makes it into our list of richest musicians.
As of 2020, the net worth of Coldplay is expected to be around $475 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Coldplay:
Cars – ‘Porsche 914/6’, ‘Porsche 356 Carrera Speedster Zagato’, ‘Alpine A220 Le Mans race car’, ‘Bizzarrini Strada’, ‘Bugatti Veyron’, etc.
This beautiful and talented singer is also known to have a high amount of wealth and takes place in our list. She was also listed in the ‘Forbes list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women with a net worth of $400 million’.
Beyonce is a singer, actress, performer, businesswoman, and many more. As of 2020, the net worth of Beyonce is expected to be around $500 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Beyonce:
Cars – ‘Rolls Royce Silver Cloud’, ‘Mercedes Benz Sprinter’, ‘Rolls Royce Phantom’, ‘Chrysler Pacifica’, ‘Cadillac Escalade’, ‘Mercedes-Maybach Exelero’, ‘Dartz Pombron’, and many more.
Assets – ‘House worth $2.6 million in New Orleans’, ‘Mansion worth $26 million in Hamptons’, ‘30,000sq.ft mansion worth $88 million in Bel Air, California’, ‘Private Island in the Bahamas worth $4 million’, etc.
11. ‘Elton John’:
Elton John is a musician, composer, pianist, and songwriter, who is said to be one of the commercially successful artists in the world. It was estimated that around 300 million albums of Elton John were sold globally.
As of 2020, the net worth of Elton John is expected to be around $500 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Elton John:
Cars – ‘1972 Ferrari Daytona 365GTB/4’, ‘1955 Bentley S1 Continental Sport Saloon’, ‘1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage V550’, ‘1963 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 3’, ‘1987 Bentley Turbo R Saloon’, ‘1993 Jaguar XJ220’, ‘1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster’, ‘1973 Rolls Royce Phantom 6 Limousine’, etc.
Assets – ‘Art collection that is worth $200 million in the art market’, ‘Estate worth $33 million in Beverly Hills’, ‘House worth $7.2 million in Beverly Hills’, ‘12,000sq.ft duplex penthouse in Atlanta’, etc.
Rihanna is one of the best female singers in the music industry and has created many hit albums. She also received many awards for her talent in singing. She is not only a singer but also an actress and a businesswoman.
Most of her earnings have occurred from her makeup line called ‘Fenty Beauty’, which has created sales worth $570 million in the year 2018.
Rihanna has won 9 Grammy’s, 12 billboards, 6 Guinness World Records and 13 American awards. Some of the top songs that gained fame for Rihanna are Diamonds, Stay, Work, Love the way you lie, Rude Boy, etc.
As of 2020, the net worth of Rihanna is expected to be around $576 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Rihanna:
Cars – ‘Lamborghini Aventador’, ‘Porsche 911 Turbo S’, ‘Mercedes SLR Mclaren’, ‘Maybach 575’, ‘Porsche 997 Turbo’, ‘Chevrolet Suburban LTZ’, and more
Assets – ‘Penthouse worth $14 million in Manhattan, New York’, ‘House worth $7 million in West London’, ‘House in Barbados’, etc.
Founder of the famous band U2, Bono is a famous musician and political activist. U2 has won 22 Grammy awards, which lets us know how much about the talent of this band.
Apart from being a singer, Bono is a real estate investor, investor, and philanthropist. Bono donates most of his earnings to charitable organizations that help in fighting AIDS and poverty.
Bono also is a member of the company known as ‘Elevation Partners’ that has made an investment in Facebook and has acquired 1% of its shares.
As of 2020, the net worth of Bono is expected to be around $700 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Bono:
Cars – ‘Tesla Model S’, ‘Tesla Roadster’, ‘Maserati Quattaporte’, ‘1980 Mercedes SEL’, ‘BMW X5’ and more
Assets – ‘San Remo apartment building in Manhattan worth $15 million’, ‘Co-Ownership in Clarence Hotel in Dublin’, etc.
8. ‘Celine Dion’:
Celine Dion is a Canadian singer, actress, songwriter and entrepreneur, who is known to be the top-selling and richest musician in Canada. While living in her Las Vegas residency, she made an amount of around $720 million.
Celine Dion is highly famous for her song ‘My Heart Will Go On’ in the movie Titanic. After that, she had many classical hits which brought her a lot of fame.
Most of her earnings have arisen from her ticket sales, record sales, merchandise sales, brand endorsements, etc. As of 2020, the net worth of Celine Dion is expected to be around $800 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Celine Dion:
Private Jet – ‘Bombardier Global Express Jet’
Cars – ‘Maybach 62’, ‘1995 Rolls Royce Corniche’, and many more.
Assets – ‘Mansion worth $10 million in Paris’, ‘8,000sq.ft mansion in Las Vegas’, ‘more than 2,000 pairs of shoes’, etc.
7. ‘Dr. Dre’:
Dr. Dre has a reputation for being a rapper, actor, producer, philanthropist, businessman, entrepreneur, and many more. He boosted the careers of many rappers like Eminem, Snoop Dogg, etc.
He played a crucial role in the formation of the 90’s hip-hop industry and his album ‘The Chronic’ sold 6 million copies all over the world. In July 2008, Dr. Dre along with his business partner Jimmy Lovine created the company ‘Beats by Dre’, which was purchased by Apple in 2014 for a whopping amount of $3 billion.
As of 2020, the net worth of Dr. Dre is expected to be around $820 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Dr. Dre:
Cars – ‘Hummer H2’, ‘Chrysler 300S’, ‘Bentley Continental GT’, ‘Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe’, ‘Cadillac Escalade’, and many other cars.
Assets – ‘Oceanfront house worth $5 million in Malibu’, ‘Mansion worth $4.9 million in Calabasas, California’, ‘Mansion worth $50 million in Brentwood’, etc.
6. ‘Herb Alpert’:
Herb Alpert is an American jazz musician, who is a head singer of the famous group ‘Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass’. After leaving the army, Herb opted to start out his career as a musician. This idea actually turned out to be a very advantageous one as he won 8 Grammy awards and sold more than 75 million albums worldwide.
As of 2020, the net worth of Herb Alpert is expected to be around $850 million.
We weren’t able to find out accurate information related to the assets or cars owned by Herb, however, with that much money in his hands, we are sure he might have something grand.
Madonna is undoubtedly the ‘Queen of Pop’ and has earned a lot of money in her career and stands as one of the richest pop stars in the world. She has also received an award recognized by the Guinness World Book of Records as ‘Best-Selling Female Recording Artist of all time’.
Her sources of wealth are Music, Movies, Fashion and many other businesses. In her 37-year career, she has proven to be very successful by earning a lot of wealth.
As of 2020, the net worth of Madonna is expected to be around $850 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Madonna:
Cars – ‘BMW 7 series’, ‘Audi A8’, ‘Cooper S’, ‘Maybach 57’, ‘Maybach 62’, etc.
Assets – ‘Artwork worth $100 million’, ‘12,000sq.ft townhouse worth $32 million in New York’, ’50-acre equestrian property in Bridgehampton, New York’, ‘Georgian Townhouse’, ‘Ashcombe House’, ‘House worth $28 million in Beverly Hills’, and many other properties.
Most people admire the lavish and luxurious lifestyle of P-Diddy Combs. His wealth is even adored and admired by most other musicians as well. His original name is Sean John Combs and he is popular as a Rapper, Actor, Producer and Fashion Designer.
He stands out as one of the highest-paid and richest celebrities in the world and has been on the list for around 2 decades. He was also seen in movies like Made, The Defiant Ones, Draft Day, etc.
He has an exquisite car collection and is known to have a private jet, which he doesn’t use that often.
As of 2020, the net worth of Diddy is expected to be around $855 million.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of P-Diddy, a.k.a. Puff Daddy:
Cars – ‘Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder’, ‘Maybach 57’, ‘Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe’, ‘1958 Chevrolet Corvette’, ‘Jeep Wrangler Unlimited’, ‘Bugatti Veyron’, ‘1985 Rolls Royce Corniche Series 2’, ‘Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren’, ‘Porsche 918 Spyder’, ‘Hummer H1 Wagon’, ‘Mercedes Benz S600’, and many others.
Assets – ‘Mansion worth $40 million in Beverly Hills’, ‘House in Miami Beach, Florida’, ‘Mansion in Los Angeles’, and many other properties.
Jay-Z is a successful Rapper, Businessman, and most importantly the husband of Beyonce. He is among the list of very few musicians who have become millionaires. He owns businesses related to liquor, art, real estate, and many others.
Jay-Z and Beyonce have become very successful that they don’t even have to rely on music anymore.
As of 2020, the net worth of Jay-Z is expected to be around $1 billion.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Jay-Z:
Private Jet – Bombardier Challenger 850
Cars – ‘Rolls Royce Silver Cloud’, ‘Mercedes Benz Sprinter’, ‘Rolls Royce Phantom’, ‘Chrysler Pacifica’, ‘Cadillac Escalade’, ‘Mercedes-Maybach Exelero’, ‘Dartz Pombron’, ‘Pagani Zonda F’, ‘Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport’, ‘1957 Chevrolet Corvette’, ‘Ferrari F430 Spider’, etc.
Assets – ‘House worth $2.6 million in New Orleans’, ‘Mansion worth $26 million in Hamptons’, ‘30,000sq.ft mansion worth $88 million in Bel Air, California’, ‘Private Island in the Bahamas worth $4 million’, ‘Art collection worth $70 million’, etc.
2. ‘Andrew Llyod Webber’:
Known for his extraordinary hit, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, Andrew Llyod Webber is famous for being a very rich musician. It is estimated that he has performed his song ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ for more than 10,000 times so far.
He comes from the lineage of musicians, where his father used to be a composer cum organist and his mother used to be a violinist and pianist.
As of 2020, the net worth of Andrew Llyod Webber is expected to be around $1.2 billion.
Noticeable Assets, Car Collection, etc., of Andrew Llyod Webber:
There isn’t much information available on the assets and car collection of Andrew Llyod Webber.
- ‘Paul McCartney’ – Richest musician in the world? :
The wealthiest and the richest musician in the world in 2020 is Paul McCartney, who is a member of the band called ‘The Beatles’. Most people might be familiar with ‘The Beatles’ and their popularity is in such a way that even today the band receives royalties.
Paul has a real estate portfolio that is worth somewhere around $150 million. He is one of the best singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and many more things.
Paul also pursued a solo career after leaving the group and was even successful in that. Paul McCartney is also a proud owner of a private jet
As of 2020, the net worth of Paul McCartney is expected to be around $1.2 billion, which is slightly higher than the wealth of Andrew Llyod Webber and making him potentially the richest musician in the world.
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