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Paul McCartney Net Worth

Paul McCartney Net Worth

Net Worth: $1.24 Billion

  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
  • Height 5' 11" (1.80 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Nancy Shevell)
  • Full Name James Paul McCartney
  • Nationality British
  • Date of Birth June 18, 1942
  • Ethnicity English, Irish, Welsh, Manx
  • Weight 180 lbs (82 kg)
  • Occupation Musician, Composer, Producer, Businessman
  • Education Liverpool Institute, Joseph Williams Junior School, Stockton Wood Road Primary School
  • Children 5 (Stella McCartney, James McCartney, Mary McCartney, Heather McCartney, Beatrice McCartney)
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About Paul McCartney

Hailed as one of the most popular English musicians, Paul McCartney is known to be a member of the world renowned group, The Beatles. This English composer, songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist is estimated to be worth $1.24 billion in 2016.

Prior to his solo career, Paul McCartney was first recognized as one of the members of The Beatles together with Ringo Starr, George Harrison, and John Lennon. But only his collaboration  with the famous John Lennon, made an enormous impact to his career. After the disbandment of the group, McCartney started his solo career and formed the band Wings together with Denny Laine and Linda, his first wife.

With 60 gold discs, over 100 million album sales and more than 100 singles sales, Paul McCartney was hailed by the Guinness World Records as the “most successful composer and recording artist of all time”. Also, he was also named as the “most successful songwriter” in the history of UK Charts. Best associated with the song Yesterday, Paul McCartney. As a solo artist, he became an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Paul McCartney's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2016 $56.5 Million
Earnings 2015 $51.5 Million
Earnings 2015

topped the annual list of richest British musician from Sunday Times' Rich List

Earnings 2014 $71 Million
Earnings 2013 $47 Million
Earnings 2012 $60 Million
Ticket Sales Mar. 2012

Ticket sales during the 2012 tour according to Billboard

Earnings 2011 $68 Million
Ticket Sales Dec. 2011

Ticket sales during the 2011 tour according to music trade publication Pollstar

Performance Fee May. 2011

Earnings from 30 shows

Earnings 2011

Annual profit

Ticket Sales 2011

Ticket sales during the 2011 tour according to Forbes

Salary 2011

Annual salary

Performance Fee 2011

Earnings from On the Run tour

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Earnings 2010 $27 Million
Ticket Sales 2010

Ticket sales during the 2010 tour according to music trade publication Pollstar

Earnings 2010

Annual profit

Salary 2010

Annual salary

Earnings 2009 N/A
Project Earnings 2009

Total gross income of his tour

Earnings 2006 $40 Million
Project Earnings Jul. 2006

Earnings from North American tour

Earnings 2005 $80 Million
Project Earnings 2005

Total gross income of his tour

Earnings 2003 $72 Million
Performance Fee Jul. 2003

Earnings from U.S. tour (Per Show)

Earnings 2002 $63 Million
Project Earnings 2002

Total gross income of his tour

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