Hello, do you know that the list of top 10 richest musicians in the world 2019 is already out? Now find out where your favorite musician is ranked, if you want to find out about them, then lets go…
Music is part of life and of which one cannot do without and this is why music has recently been the most lucrative profession in the world today, no one can practically say he or she doesn’t like it because music deals with emotions and human being is made to function with feelings. Moreover, Music can’t entirely be separated from initiators who are generally called songwriters, instrumentalists, composers, recorders e.t.c.
However, we are not here to talk about the popularity of music rather the value it has added to the initiators. Now lets look at the list of most influential musicians according to Forbes.
Top 10 Most Richest Musicians in the World 2019
10: MARIAH CAREY ( NET WORTH $570 MILLION )
Mariah Carey is an American singer, actress, songwriter and a producer, born on march 27, 1969. Carey resides in New York City, USA. She is the tenth richest musician in the world with a net worth of $570 million. She is referred to as songbird supreme by the Guinness world records and of a truth, she became famous after signing to columbia records in 1990. Moreover, she also released her enormous debut album and this album topped the us billboard for eleven weeks consecutively.
Mariah Carey, earned her money almost entirely through her work in music, films and other activities like; philanthropy and controversies unlike her peers.
09: MADONNA ( NET WORTH $570 MILLION )
Madonna who was born on August 16, 1958 is a singer, actress, song writer, and a businesswoman. Since the 1980’s she has been referred to as the queen of pop. Madonna resides in Lisbon in Portugal. She is the ninth richest musician as at the time this article was written. She earns a net worth of $570 million
08: BONO ( NET WORTH $700 MILLION )
Paul David Hewson, known with a stage name BONO was born on May 10, 1960. Bono is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, businessman, venture capitalist and philanthropist. Bono later became a passionate front man for a famous band called “rock band U2”, he established himself as their vocalist and primary lyricist in the ’70s.
He wrote many politically-infused songs about the conflict between the people’s republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom that went on hundreds of years but later got resolved within last twenty years. He earns Net worth $700 million.
07: Dr Dre ( NET WORTH 770 MILLION )
Andre Romelle Young born on 18th February, 1965, professionally known as Dr Dre. He is an American rapper, record producer, audio mixer and also an entrepreneur who lives in Los Angeles, California,U.S. Dr Dre is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He earns a net worth of $770 million.
Dr Dre has led humble life outside the public spotlight and I know you will probably say that “he has other business to earn from”. Yes! you re right, i don’t doubt that because the $770 million net worth comes from the sale of his Beats By Dre company to Apple in 2014 which he sold $3 billion.
06: Celine Dion ( NET WORTH $600 MILLION )
Meet Celine Marie Claudette a Canadian singer popular know with her real name Celine Dion. She was born on 30th March 1968, Celine had her own music story which dated back then as teen, she became a teen star in her town with series of French Language albums during the ’80s. After she learnt how to speak English, she signed up with the records in the United States. Her little knowledge in English and in Music made her to scale so much than most of her counterparts.
Interestingly, she became popular after selling millions of her tapes in one season and yes! she is still remembered for her wonderful voice which is undoubtably unique. Her net worth is above 600 million USD.
05: Diddy ( NET WORTH $825 MILLION )
Puff Diddy whose real name is Sean John Combs, was born on November 4, 1969, he is an American rapper, singer, record executive and producer, actor, and entrepreneur. He worked also as a director at Uptown Records before he finally found his own record titled “bad boy entertainment” in 1993. He is the producer of MTV’s Making the Band and he won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards. He earns $825 million.
04: Herb Alpert ( NET WORTH $850 MILLION )
Herb Alpert is the fourth most richest musician in the world, he also had his records clear enough for everyone to see. He was born on 31, march 1935 and he is an American jazz musician. Record had it that Alpert was associated with the group known as HERB ALPERT’S TIJUANA BRASS. He is also the recording executive of A&M RECORDS, founded by him and Jerry Moss which they later sold to the POLY GRAM.
03: JAY-Z (NET WORTH US$ 1 BILLION )
Hello! who doesn’t know Jay-Z, he is the present music God in rapping and hip-hop, he chose to go with the stage name Jay-Z but his real name is Shawn Corey Carter. Jay-Z was given birth to in the year 1969 and he had his music story long enough. Of course he is an American rapper and also a songwriter,recently he produces and also has started his own private business. He is married to a popular musician by name Beyonce. Currently he has won more than 50 awards including awards from BET, GRAMMY,etc.
02: Paul McCartney ( NET WORTH US$ 1.2 BILLION )
James Paul McCartney was born on June 1942, he is an English singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, music and film producer, and a businessman. He found fame as the bass guitarist and singer for THE BEATLES, a rock band considered popular and influential in the history of popular music. He earns a net worth of US$ 1.2 billion.
01: Andrew Lloyd Weber (Net Worth $ 1.28 billion)
Andrew Lloyd Webber, is presently the richest musician in the world with an enormous net worth of $1.28 billion, he was born on 1948. He is a composer, songwriter, theater director, television personality. He has composed 13 musicals and most of his songs have been recorded in the world. Andrew was ranked the “fifth most powerful person in British Culture”. this singer earns a whopping millions of dollars in less than 6 month and currently his net worth runs around $ 1.28 billion!! and Yes! you won’t be wrong if you guessed that he was that guy that got a”peerage” from Queen Elizabeth II for a wonderful services rendered.