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John Lennon Net Worth

John Lennon Net Worth

Net Worth: $800 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Age Deceased at 40 years old on 1980-12-08
  • Birth Place Liverpool South, Lancashire, England, UK
  • Marital Status Married (Yoko Ono)
  • Full Name John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE
  • Nationality British
  • Date of Birth October 9, 1940
  • Ethnicity Irish, Welsh, English
  • Occupation Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Composer
  • Children 2 (Julian, Sean)
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About John Lennon

John Lennon was a renowned singer with a net worth of $800 million. Apart from being a singer, John Lennon was a composer and a musician who was credited with the founding of the Beatles. Through the years, John Lennon had been performing with the most commercially successful and musically influential band in the history of popular music. Together with fellow band member Paul McCartney, they have developed much-celebrated songwriting partnership. Apart from that, he also had his own solo performances after the band disbanded in 1970.

Lennon was born in 1940, in Liverpool, England. He unfortunately passed away in 1980. Before his death, John Lennon had become popular for his abilities in writing songs as well as his talent in music. In his younger years, Lennon became involved the skiffle craze. His first band, the Quarrymen, was named the Silver Beatles until it finally evolved into the Beatles in 1960. It is believed that John Lennon had most of his investments in real estate and organic farming.

Lennon was known by several other nicknames like John Winston, Ono Lennon, Plastic Ono Lennon, MBE, among others. He was part of The Beatles that were featured in the Magical Mystery tour. Up until today, he is still considered as one of the richest musicians after passing away.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of John Lennon'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 2017 N/A
Record Sales 2017

Estimated earnings from the album Beatles VI with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$1,050,000
Earnings 2016 $12 Million
Earnings 2015 $12 Million
Earnings 2014 $12 Million
Earnings 2013 $12 Million
Record Sales 2013

Estimated earnings from the box set Live at the BBC: Volumes 1 & 2 (certified platinum by Musi Canada and silver by BPI)

$80,000
Record Sales 2013

Estimated earnings from the live album On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2 with The Beatles band (certified platinum by Music Canada and silver by BPI)

$140,000
Earnings 2012 $12 Million
Earnings 2011 $12 Million
Earnings 2010 N/A
Record Sales 2010

Estimated earnings from the box set 1967–1970 / 1967–1970 with The Beatles band (certified gold by Music Canada)

$40,000
Earnings 2009 N/A
Record Sales 2009

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Past Masters with The Beatles band (certified gold by Music Canada)

$40,000
Record Sales 2009

Estimated earnings from The Beatles in Mono with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada)

$1,080,000
Record Sales 2009

Estimated earnings from The Beatles Stereo Box Set with The Beatles band (certified 3x platinum by RIAA and diamond by Music Canada)

$3,800,000
Earnings 2006 N/A
Record Sales 2006

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Love with The Beatles band (certified 2x platinum by RIAA, Music Canada, BPI and ARIA, platinum by BVMI and SNEP - FRA)

$3,600,000
Record Sales 2006

Estimated earnings from The Capitol Albums, Volume 2 with The Beatles band (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 2005 N/A
Record Sales 2005

Estimated earnings from his compilation album Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon (certified gold by RIAA and Music Canada)

$197,500
Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales 2004

Estimated earnings from his album Acoustic

$27,858
Record Sales 2004

Estimated earnings from The Capitol Albums, Volume 1 with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Earnings 2003 N/A
Record Sales 2003

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Let It Be... Naked with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA, and gold by BPI, BVMI and ARIA)

$1,285,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Royalties Apr. 2002

Value of the photograph (taken by his widow, Yoko Ono) of his bloodstained spectacles when he was fatally shot outside their apartment building in December 1980 sold at an auction

$13,000
Royalties Apr. 2002

Value of the tape sold at an auction that contains a recording while he was making up tunes and telling six-year-old Kyoko about a dwarf who lived in their garden

$110,000
Royalties Apr. 2002

Value of the tape sold at an auction, which was a 25-minute recording while he was working on the melody and lyrics for "She Said She Said" and contained lyrics never heard in the song's final version

$85,200
Earnings 2000 N/A
Record Sales 2000

Estimated earnings from the compilation album 1 with The Beatles band (certified diamond by Music Canada, 15x platinum by RIANZ, 11x platinum by RIAA, 10x platinum by ARIA, 8x platinum by BPI, 3x platinum by IFPI - AUT and IFPI - NOR, 2x platinum by SNEP - FRA, and 11x gold by BVMI)

$17,710,000
Earnings 1999 N/A
Record Sales 1999

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Yellow Submarine Songtrack with The Beatles band (certified gold by RIAA and BPI)

$600,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earings from his box set John Lennon Anthology (certified gold by RIAA)

$50,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated earnings from his album Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon (certified 4x platinum by ARIA, 3x platinum by BPI, platinum by RIAA, Music Canada, and gold by IFPI - AUT, RIAJ - Japan and IFPI - SWI)

$4,530,000
Earnings 1996 N/A
Record Sales 1996

Estimated earnings from the album Anthology 2 with The Beatles band (certified 4x platinum by RIAA and Music Canada, platinum by BPI, and gold by SNEP - FRA)

$5,000,000
Record Sales 1996

Estimated earnings from the album Anthology 3 with The Beatles band (certified 3x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by Music Canada, and gold by BPI)

$3,300,000
Earnings 1995 N/A
Record Sales 1995

Estimated earnings from the album Anthology 1 with The Beatles band (certified 9x platinum by Mutsic Canada, 8x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by BPI, and gold by BVMI, IFPI - AUT and IFPI - NOR)

$9,773,000
Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from the album Live at the BBC with The Beatles band (certified 8x platinum by Music Canada, 4x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by BPI, and gold by BVMI and IFPI AUT)

$612,500
Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales 1990

Estimated earings from his box set Lennon (certified platinun by RIAJ)

$250,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Past Masters, Volume Two with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA, and gold by BPI and RIANZ)

$1,107,500
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from his compilation album Imagine: John Lennon (certified platinum by Music Canada, and gold by RIAA, BPI and IFPI-SWI)

$710,000
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from The Beatles Box Set with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Past Masters, Volume One with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA, and gold by BPI and RIANZ)

$1,107,500
Earnings 1986 N/A
Record Sales 1986

Estimated earnings from his live album Live in New York City (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales 1984

Estimated earnings from his album Milk and Honey (certified gold by RIAA, BPI and Music Canada)

$650,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from his album The John Lennon Collection (certified 3x platinum by RIAA and BPI, platinum by SNEP - FRA, and gold by IFPI AUT, Music Canada and IFPI - NOR)

$4,590,000
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from the album 20 Greatest Hits with The Beatles band (certified 2x platinum by RIAA)

$2,000,000
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from the album Reel Music with The Beatles band (certified gold by RIAA and Music Canada)

$550,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the album The Beatles Box with The Beatles band (certified gold by ARIA)

$35,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the album Double Fantasy with Yoko Ono (certified 3x platinum by RIAA, platinum by BPI and SNEP, and gold by BVMI)

$4,680,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the album Rock 'n' Roll Music, Volume One with The Beatles band (certified 2x platinum by Music Canada and and platinum by RIAA)

$1,200,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the album Rock 'n' Roll Music, Volume Two with The Beatles band (certified 2x platinum by Music Canada and and platinum by RIAA)

$1,200,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the album The Beatles' Ballads with The Beatles band (certified gold by Music Canada and BPI)

$150,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Rarities with The Beatles band (certified gold by BPI and Music Canada)

$150,000
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Earnings 1978 N/A
Record Sales 1978

Estimated earnings from The Beatles Collection with The Beatles band (certified platinum by Music Canada)

$100,000
Record Sales 1978

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Rarities with The Beatles band (certified silver by BPI)

$60,000
Earnings 1977 N/A
Record Sales 1977

Estimated earnings from the live album The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada, and gold by BPI)

$135,000,000
Record Sales 1977

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Love Songs with The Beatles band (certified 3x platinum by RIAA, platinum by Music Canada, and gold by BPI)

$3,400,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Record Sales 1976

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Rock 'n' Roll Music with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA, and gold by SNEP - FRA and BPI)

$1,200,000
Earnings 1975 N/A
Record Sales 1975

Estimated earnings from his album Rock 'n' Roll (certified gold by RIAA and BPI)

$600,000
Record Sales 1975

Estimated earnings from his compilation album Shaved Fish (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by BPI)

$1,100,000
Earnings 1974 N/A
Record Sales 1974

Estimated earnings from his album Walls and Bridges (certified gold by RIAA and silver by BPI)

$560,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Record Sales 1973

Estimated earnings from the compilation album 1967–1970 or The Blue Album with The Beatles band (certified diamond by Music Canada, 17x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by BVMI and IFPI - AUT, 2x platinum by SNEP - FRA, platinum by BPI, and gold by IFPI - NOR)

$20,660,000
Record Sales 1973

Estimated earnings from his album Mind Games (certified gold by RIAA and BPI)

$600,000
Record Sales 1973

Estimated earnings from the compilation album 1962–1966 or The Red Album with The Beatles band (certified diamond by Music Canada, 15x platinum by RIAA, 4x platinum by BVMI, 3x platinum by IFPI - AUT, and platinum by BPI and SNEP - FRA)

$18,745,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Record Sales 1971

Estimated earnings from his album Imagined (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and gold by BPI)

$2,100,000
Earnings 1970 N/A
Record Sales 1970

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Hey Jude with The Beatles band (certified 4x platinum by Music Canada and 3x platinum by RIAA)

$3,400,000
Record Sales 1970

Estimated earnings from the album Let It Be with The Beatles band (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by Music Canada, platinum by ARIA, and gold by BPI and SNEP - FRA)

$4,750,000
Record Sales 1970

Estimated earnings from his album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1969 N/A
Record Sales 1969

Estimated earnings from his album Unfinished Music No. 2: Life with the Lions

$60,000
Record Sales 1969

Estimated earnings from the album Abbey Road with The Beatles band (certified diamond by Music Canada, 12x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by ARIA, 2x platinum by BPI, platinum by BVMI and SNEP - FRA)

$14,110,000
Record Sales 1969

Estimated earnings from the live album Live Peace in Toronto 1969 with The Plastic Ono Band (certified gold by RIAA)

$50,000
Record Sales 1969

Estimated earnings from the album Yellow Submarine with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA, gold by Music Canada and silver by BPI)

$1,160,000
Earnings 1968 N/A
Record Sales 1968

Estimated earnings from the album Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins with Yoko Ono

$25,000
Record Sales 1968

Estimated earnings from the album The Beatles with The Beatles band (certified 19x platinum by RIAA, 8x platinum by Music Canada, 2x platinum by ARIA, platinum by BPI, and gold by SNEP - FRA)

$20,340,000
Earnings 1967 N/A
Record Sales 1967

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Beatles' First with The Beatles band (certified gold by SNEP - FRA)

$50,000
Record Sales 1967

Estimated earnings from the album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with The Beatles band (certified 11x platinum by RIAA, 8x platinum by Music Canada, 4x platinum by ARIA, 3x platinum by BPI, platinum by BVMI, and gold by SNEP - FRA)

$13,580,000
Record Sales 1967

Estimated earnings from the album Magical Mystery Tour with The Beatles band (certified 6x platinum by RIAA, 4x platinum by Music Canada, and platinum by BPI and ARIA)

$6,770,000
Earnings 1966 N/A
Record Sales 1966

Estimated earnings from the album Revolver with The Beatles band (certified 5x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by Music Canada, and platinum by BPI and ARIA)

$5,570,000
Record Sales 1966

Estimated earnings from the album Yesterday and Today with The Beatles band (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$2,100,000
Earnings 1965 N/A
Record Sales 1965

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Early Beatles with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada)

$1,100,000
Record Sales 1965

Estimated earnings from the album Rubber Soul with The Beatles band (certified 6x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by Music Canada, platinum by BPI and ARIA, and gold by BVMI)

$6,720,000
Record Sales 1965

Estimated earnings from the album Help! with The Beatles band (certified 3x platinum by RIAA and 2x platinum by Music Canada)

$3,535,000
Earnings 1964 N/A
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album Beatles '65 with The Beatles band (certified 3x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$3,050,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album The Beatles' Story with The Beatles band (certified gold by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album Introducing... The Beatles with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album A Hard Day's Night with The Beatles band (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, platinum by Music Canada, and gold by BPI and ARIA)

$4,235,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from The Beatles' Second Album with The Beatles band (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$2,100,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album Beatles for Sale with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by BPI, ARIA and Music Canada)

$1,185
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album Something New with The Beatles band (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$2,050,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album Meet the Beatles! with The Beatles band (certified 5x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$5,100,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album Twist and Shout with The Beatles band (certified 3x platinum by Music Canada)

$300,000
Record Sales 1964

Estimated earnings from the album The Beatles' Long Tall Sally with The Beatles band (certified gold by Music Canada)

$50,000
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Earnings 1963 N/A
Record Sales 1963

Estimated earnings from the album Please Please Me with The Beatles band (certified platinum by RIAA, and gold by ARIA, Music Canada and BPI)

$1,185,000
Record Sales 1963

Estimated earnings from the album With the Beatles with The Beatles band (certified platinum by BPI, and gold by RIAA, ARIA, BVMI and Music Canada)

$1,035,000
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