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Paul McCartney Net Worth

Paul McCartney Net Worth

Net Worth: $1.28 Billion

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  • 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 18 June 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 famous 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 $1.28 billion in 2017.

Before his solo career, people recognized Paul McCartney as one of The Beatles members with John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. However, there was an enormous impact on his career after he collaborated with the famous John Lennon. McCartney started a solo career after the group disbanded. With his wife, Linda and Denny Laine, he was able to form the band called Wings.

Paul McCartney has more than 100 singles sales, 100 million album sales, and 60 gold discs. The Guinness World Records considers him as the most successful recording artist and composer of all time. In the history of UK Charts, people also named him as the most successful songwriter in the UK Charts history. They can best associate him with the song Yesterday. The solo artist Paul McCartney is now an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last 1999.

Paul McCartney is the oldest member of Celebrity 100 at age 74. However, he is still one of the most active members. The former Beatle still sells out arenas and collects checks from his Beatles back catalog and solos.

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 2017 $54 Million
Earnings 2015 N/A
Record Sales Mar. 2015

Record sales of the song All Day with Kanye West, Theophilus London and Allan Kingdom (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Sale of Asset Feb. 2015

Selling price of Paul McCartney's old Liverpool home at an auction

$203,000
Record Sales Jan. 2015

Record sales of the song FourFiveSeconds with Barbadian singer Rihanna (approximately 5.136 million copies sold)

$6,680,000
Earnings 2014 $71 Million
Record Sales Dec. 2014

Record sales of the song Only One with Kanye West (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Ticket Sales Oct. 2014

Total ticket sales of Paul McCartney’s Out There Tour (approximately 1,236,325 tickets sold)

$165,000,000
Earnings 2013 $47 Million
Record Sales Oct. 2013

Record sales of the album New (approximately 303 thousand copies sold)

$393,900
Record Sales Mar. 2013

Record sales of the album Old Sock with Eric Clapton (approximately 27,035 copies sold)

$35,000
Earnings 2012 $6.7 Million
Sale of Asset Nov. 2012

Sale of Paul McCartney's Aston DB5 finished in sierra blue

$344,000
Ticket Sales Mar. 2012

Total ticket sales of Paul McCartney's 2012 tour according to Billboard

$18,600,000
Record Sales Feb. 2012

Record sales of the album Kisses on the Bottom (approximately 243 thousand copies sold)

$315,000
Earnings 2011 $29 Million
Earnings Sep. 2011

Earnings from live solo gigs and music publishing for the year 2011

$16,850,000
Earnings 2010 $14.2 Million
Record Sales Jan. 2010

Record sales of the album Y Not with Ringo Starr (approximately 30 thousand copies sold)

$39,000
Earnings 2009 $577 Million
Record Sales Nov. 2009

Record sales of the album Good Evening New York City (approximately 560 thousand copies sold)

$728,000
Ticket Sales Aug. 2009

Total ticket sales of Paul McCartney's tour Summer Live '09 (approximately 281,529 tickets sold)

$31,920,000
Earnings 2007 N/A
Record Sales Jun. 2007

Record sales of the album Memory Almost Full (approximately 779,573 copies sold)

$1,010,000
Earnings 2006 $40 Million
Record Sales Nov. 2006

Record sales of the album Twenty Five with the contribution of the song "Heal the Pain" (approximately 2,312 million copies sold)

$3,000,000
Record Sales Sep. 2006

Record sales of the album Duets: An American Classic with the contribution of the song "The Very Thought of You" (approximately 1,235 million copies sold)

$1,610,000
Earnings 2005 $60 Million
Record Sales Sep. 2005

Record sales of the album Chaos and Creation in the Backyard (approximately 2,086,794 copies sold)

$712,830,000
Ticket Sales 2005

Total ticket sales of Paul McCartney's The 'US' Tour (approximately 569,611 tickets sold)

$77,040
Earnings 2003 N/A
Record Sales Mar. 2003

Record sales of the album Back in the World (approximately 1 hundred thousand copies sold)

$130,000
Earnings 2002 $126 Million
Record Sales Nov. 2002

Record sales of the DVD Back in the U.S. (approximately 390 thousand copies sold)

$507,000
Record Sales Nov. 2002

Record sales of the album Back in the U.S. (approximately 1.202 million copies sold)

$1,560,000
Ticket Sales 2002

Total ticket sales of Paul McCartney's Driving World Tour (approximately 1,012,947 tickets sold)

$125,890,000
Earnings 2001 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 2001

Record sales of the album Driving Rain (approximately 650 thousand copies sold)

$845,000
Record Sales May. 2001

Record sales of the album Wingspan: Hits and History (approximately 1.1985 million copies sold)

$1,560,000
Earnings 1999 N/A
Record Sales Oct. 1999

Record sales of the album Run Devil Run (approximately 120,202 copies sold)

$156,260
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales May. 1997

Record sales of the album Flaming Pie (approximately 906 thousand copies sold)

$1,180,000
Earnings 1993 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1993

Record sales of the album Paul Is Live (approximately 1 hundred thousand copies sold)

$130,000
Record Sales Feb. 1993

Record sales of the album Off the Ground (approximately 1.5544 million copies sold)

$2,020,000
Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1990

Record sales of the album Tripping the Live Fantastic: Highlights! (approximately 1 million copies sold)

$1,300,000
Record Sales Nov. 1990

Record sales of the album Tripping the Live Fantastic (approximately 200 thousand copies sold)

$260,000
Earnings 1989 N/A
Record Sales Jun. 1989

Record sales of the album Flowers in the Dirt (approximately 1,623 million copies sold)

$2,120,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1987

Record sales of the album All the Best! (approximately 3,027,500 copies sold)

$3,940,000
Earnings 1986 N/A
Record Sales Aug. 1986

Record sales of the album Press to Play (approximately 181 hundred thousand copies sold)

$235,300
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales Oct. 1984

Record sales of the album Give My Regards to Broad Street (approximately 1.044 million copies sold)

$1,357,200
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales Oct. 1983

Record sales of the album Pipes of Peace (approximately 1.631 million copies sold)

$2,120,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1982

Record sales of Michael Jackson's album Thriller with the contribution of the song "The Girl Is Mine" (approximately 55,605,161 copies sold)

$72,290,000
Record Sales Apr. 1982

Record sales of the album Tug of War (approximately 1.6768 million copies sold)

$2,180,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Record Sales May. 1980

Record sales of the album McCartney II (approximately 680 thousand copies sold)

$884,000
Earnings 1979 N/A
Record Sales Jun. 1979

Record sales of the album Back to the Egg with The Wings (approximately 1.374 million copies sold)

$1,790,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1978

Record sales of the album Wings Greatest (approximately 1.395 million copies sold)

$1,810,000
Record Sales Mar. 1978

Record sales of the album London Town with The Wings (approximately 1,801,800 copies sold)

$2,340,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Record Sales Dec. 1976

Record sales of the album Wings over America (approximately 1.18 million copies sold)

$1,530,000
Record Sales Mar. 1976

Record sales of the album Wings at the Speed of Sound with The Wings (approximately 1,522,900 copies sold)

$1,980,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Record Sales Dec. 1973

Record sales of the album Band on the Run with The Wings (approximately 3.595 million copies sold)

$4,670,000
Record Sales Apr. 1973

Record sales of the album Red Rose Speedway with The Wings (approximately 680 thousand copies sold)

$884,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Record Sales Dec. 1971

Record sales of Wild Life with The Wings (approximately 540 thousand copies sold)

$702,000
Record Sales May. 1971

Record sales of the album Ram (approximately 1.1 million copies sold)

$1,430,000
Earnings 1970 N/A
Record Sales Apr. 1970

Record sales of the album McCartney (approximately 2.1 million copies sold)

$2,730,000
Earnings 1965 N/A
Record Sales Aug. 1965

Record sales of the album Help! with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 3.535 million copies sold)

$4,600,000
Record Sales Jun. 1965

Record sales of the album Beatles VI with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 1.05 million copies sold)

$1,370,000
Earnings 1964 N/A
Record Sales Dec. 1964

Record sales of the album Beatles '65 with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 3.1 million copies sold)

$4,030,000
Record Sales Dec. 1964

Record sales of the album Beatles for Sale with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 1.5405 million copies sold)

$2,000,000
Record Sales Jul. 1964

Record sales of the album Something New with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 2.05 million copies sold)

$2,670,000
Record Sales Jun. 1964

Record sales of the album A Hard Day's Night with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 4.1 million copies sold)

$5,330,000
Record Sales May. 1964

Record sales of the album The Beatles' Long Tall Sally with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 50 thousand copies sold)

$65,000
Record Sales Apr. 1964

Record sales of The Beatles' Second Album with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 2.1 million copies sold)

$2,730,000
Record Sales Feb. 1964

Record sales of the album Twist and Shout with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 300 hundred thousand copies sold)

$390,000
Record Sales Jan. 1964

Record sales of the album Meet the Beatles! with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 5.1 million copies sold)

$6,630,000
Record Sales Jan. 1964

Record sales of the album Introducing... The Beatles with the English rock band The Beatles (approximately 1 million copies sold)

$1,300,000
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Earnings 1963 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1963

Record sales of the album With the Beatles with the English rock band the Beatles (approximately 935 thousand copies sold)

$1,220,000
Record Sales Mar. 1963

Record sales of the album Please Please Me with the English rock band the Beatles (approximately 1.185 copies sold)

$1,540,000
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