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Top 10 richest singers in the world

Successful entertainers belong to the richest people in our society. Successful singers in particular belong to the richest people in the entertainment industry in general. A hit single is often enough to propel a singer to millionaire status.

Paul McCartney
Top 10 richest singers in the world

However, the absolute richest musical artists have brought in some best-selling songs and albums. And most of them are not only successful domestically, but also sell their records around the world. Therefore, it is not surprising that the following Top 10 richest singers in the world ranking includes some of the singers of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as the best-selling band of all time. Grand.


While their record sales certainly still make up a large portion of their overall net worth, singers today have more sources of income. Concerts/tours, commercials, sponsorship deals, social media influence, television appearances, etc are all different ways of making money for a music artist as they get breakthrough. Often times, singers will also enter into completely different businesses that have nothing to do with the music industry and also add to their net worth.


In any case, the richest singers in the world are easily millionaires. The singer who is currently the richest in the world is even a billionaire as you will see in the following Top 10 singers ranking.


Top 10 richest singers in the world

(as of April 2020)


TOP 10 RICHEST SINGERS IN THE WORLD:

Net worth: ~1.2 billion USD

Net worth: ~$700 million

Net worth: ~$600 million

Net worth: ~$570 million

Net worth: ~$540 million

Net worth: ~ 520 million USD

Net worth: ~$510 million

Net worth: ~$500 million

Net worth: ~ $490 million

Net worth: ~ 450 million USD



Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney

Net worth: ~ $1.2 billion

Born: June 18, 1942 in Liverpool, England, UK

Nationality: British

Source of wealth (music): Part of The Beatles & Solo 's career Record producer (through record label MPL Communications )


Source of wealth (other): Co-owner of Apple Corps (media company)


 

2. Bono (Paul Hewson)

Bono
Bono

Net worth: ~ $700 million

Real name: Paul Hewson

Born: May 10, 1959 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Nationality: Irish

Source of wealth (music): Part of U2


Sources of Wealth (other): Co-owner of Clarence Hotels (in Dublin, Ireland), Board member of Zipline ( drone delivery company), Book Author


 

3. Rihanna (Robyn Fenty)

Rihanna
Rihanna

Net worth: ~$600 million

Real name: Robyn Fenty

Born: February 20, 1988 in Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados

Nationality: Barbadian

Source of wealth (music): Solo career


Source of Wealth (other): Founder & Owner of Westbury Road Entertainment , Co-owner of Tidal (music streaming service),


Separate fragrance lines (for Parlux Perfume )


 

4. Madonna (Madonna Ciccone)

Madonna (Madonna Ciccone)
Madonna

Net worth: ~ 570 million USD

Real name: Madonna Ciccone

Born: August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan, USA

Nationality: American

Source of wealth (music): Solo career


Source of wealth (other): Co-owner of MG Icon (perfume company), Co-owner of Tidal (music streaming service),


Own fashion line (for H&M , Dolce & Gabbana & Macy's )


 

5. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

Net worth: ~$540 million

Born: March 27, 1969 in Huntington, New York, United States

Nationality: American

Source of wealth (music): Solo career


Source of Wealth (other): Private Line (for Elizabeth Arden ), Private Line (for Swarovski )


 

6. Elton John

Elton John
Elton John

Net worth: ~$520 million

Born: March 25, 1947 in London, England, UK

Nationality: British

Source of wealth (music): Solo career


Source of Wealth (other): Founder and Owner of Elton's Closet , Art Collection (among the largest), shareholder of Watford FC (English football/football club)


 

7. Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton

Net worth ~$510 million

Born: January 19, 1946 in Pittman Center, Tennessee, USA

Nationality: American

Source of Wealth (music): Solo career


Source of Wealth (other): Founder and owner of Dixie Pixie Productions (film production company), Co-owner of The Dollywood Company (amusement park company)




 

8. Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan

Net worth: ~$500 million

Born: September 1, 1957 in Havana, Havana, Cuba

Nationality: Cuban & American

Source of wealth (music): Solo career


Sources of Wealth (other): Co-owner of Bongos Cuban Cafe & Larios on the Beach (restaurant chain), Co-owner of Hotel Costa d'Este (in Vero Beach, USA), Co-owner of The Cardozo hotel (in Miami Beach, USA), Miami Dolphins Co-Owner (American football franchise), Board member of Univision Communications (TV Network), Book Author, Acting Work


 

9. Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Net worth: ~ $490 million

Born: September 23, 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

Nationality: American

Source of wealth (music): Solo career


Sources of Wealth (other): Broadway Show, Book Author


 

10. Celine Dion

Celine Dion
Celine Dion

Net worth: ~$450 million

Born: March 30, 1968 in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Source of wealth (music): Solo career


Sources of Wealth (other): Co-founder & co-owner of Les Productions Feelings (entertainment company) , Co-founder & Co-owner of Nickels (restaurant chain) , Co-owner of Schwartz Restaurant (in Montreal, Canada) , Co-owner of Le Mirage Golf Club (in Terrebonne, Canada), Co-Owner of Pure (a nightclub in Las Vegas, USA) , Own Perfume Line (for Coty)


 

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