Music is the most popular form of art that is widely popular and reaches every corner of the world. It is extremely rare, almost impossible to find a single person who does not listen to or enjoy any genre of music. This usually happens when an artist is hugely popular and loved by millions of people for their musical expressions. Here is a list of the richest musicians of this year. Read along to know.
The ‘Heart Will Go On‘ star has a net worth of $800 Million from owning ‘Les Production Feeling Inc.’ which is an entertainer company. She also owns a gender-neutral clothing line, restaurants, a night club, and has also invested in other ventures.
One of the most influential hip-hop artists of this generation, Dr. Dre is in the 9th position with his $820 Million net worth. In the past 28 years, he has produced some very successful records, he is an owner of a record label and composing beats for various campaigns.
The pop icon Madonna is an expected name on the list who has accumulated a huge amount of net worth during her reign as the ‘Queen of Pop’ in the music industry. She is now worth $850 Million which places her in the 8th position. She has owned this fortune from her live performances, and acting career, along with investments in real estate. She is also the owner of fashion brands “M by Madonna” and “Truth or dare lifestyle“.
Herb Alpert is known for being a famous Trumpeter who later turned into a record executive. Winner of 7 Grammys, the successful musician is also the co-founder of ‘A8m records‘ which he sold for a whopping $700 Million. He now owns $870 Million and is at the 7th position of the chart.
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This American rapper and songwriter is also known as Sean Combs or Puff Diddy and is in the 6th position of the chart. He is also a Record Executive who owns the ‘Bad Boy Entertainment‘ record label. He is also an Entrepreneur with a very successful clothing line named ‘Sean Jean‘ which helped him accumulate a total net worth of $885 Million.
One of the members of the legendary band ‘Beatles’, Paul McCartney is at number 5 with a net worth of $1.2 Billion. He is an English Singer, Instrumentalist, Songwriter, and Composer who is the winner of 18 Grammy Awards. He also is a Guinness Book Of World Record Holder for being “The most successful Songwriter of all time” and also “The most successful Musician and Composer in popular Music history”.
Andrew Lyodd Webber
Gaining the fourth position on the list, Andrew Lyodd is an English Musician, Composer, and Songwriter. He is also a Producer, theater director, Screenwriter, and a successful businessman. He has been in the industry for several years where he gained success from being a composer. His music streams continue to earn him a big fortune and now he owns a net worth of $1.2 Billion.
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This American rapper continues his reign over the list of richest musicians and saved himself the 3rd spot this year. He owns a record label named ‘Roc A’ and as a musician, he has earned 19 Grammys in his career. He is also the owner of the sporting company ‘Roc Nation‘, a clothing brand, ‘Roc a Wear‘, and a luxurious Champagne brand ‘Armand de brigole”. He also owns shares of Uber, Tidal, Savage x Fenty, Palm Credit, Cannabis Market, etc. With this huge amount of investments and ventures, his net worth comes to $1.4 Billion.
After Kanye West, the second position goes to the iconic Rihanna who is now the richest female artist and the second richest artist in the world. The singer’s huge amount of wealth accumulates from her music sales and especially her beauty line ‘Fenty Beauty‘ which makes her a successful entrepreneur as well. She also has a successful lingerie line ‘Savage X Fenty‘ which helped her gain a massive $1.7 Billion net worth.
Kanye West, otherwise known as Ye tops the list once again and is officially the richest artist according to Forbes. This American rapper and the owner of ‘Good Music Record Label’ where he works as a record producer as well. He has produced numerous successful records and at the same time made classics which earned him a total of 24 Grammy awards. He is also a fashion designer, has a successful brand called ‘Yeezy‘, Entrepreneur, and a Politician which contributes toward his huge amount of net worth.
All of these musicians took the right step and invested in other ventures which has helped them build these empires.
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