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Top 100 Richest Musicians

It feels good to listen to your favorite song/s while doing the things that you love. Music is always good to the ears, regardless of the genre because every person has his or her own preference. The same goes with the music stars they follow and this also often associated with their kind of music. Because of this, music artists build immense amount of money and dominate the entertainment industry. After all, music is a cash heavy industry and it is pretty rich. The richest musicians in the world are the masters of their domain and some of their albums have spawned songs that were later tagged as some of the world’s favorites. They receive money for their talent as they play live in concerts, produce soundtracks of top grossing films, as well as write lyrics or play instruments. They can even make more money as they make their way to Hollywood or Broadway, or become one of the successful entrepreneurs in the music or other industry. However, many artists know how the struggle is real as they enter the music industry. Some of them paid their dues and never broke through the mainstream. It takes effort, time, money, and the right attitude to make it into music. Upcoming and ambitious musicians have to become marketers on top of writing songs and playing instruments. Everyday, new music is released and the competition is growing. It is no easy task to become a musician and it is even harder to make it as a professional career. It doesn't take overnight for the musicians to do make it into the industry. Take a look at our list and see how many of them strike a chord within you.

Rank Name Net Worth Age Country
#1
Paul McCartney
$1.28 Billion 75 United kingdom
#2
Andrew Lloyd Webber
$1.2 Billion 70 United kingdom
#3
Jay Z
$900 Million 48 United states
#4
Herb Alpert
$850 Million 83 United states
#5
Sean Combs - Diddy
$825 Million 48 United states
#6
Dr. Dre
$770 Million 53 United states
#7
Madonna
$580 Million 59 United states
#8
Emilio Estefan
$500 Million 65 United states
#9
Elton John
$480 Million 71 United kingdom
#10
Coldplay
$475 Million - United kingdom
#11
Jimmy Buffett
$430 Million 71 United states
#12
Mick Jagger
$360 Million 74 United kingdom
#13
Ringo Starr
$350 Million 77 United kingdom
#14
Bruce Springsteen
$345 Million 68 United states
#15
Keith Richards
$340 Million 74 United kingdom
#16
Neil Sedaka
$300 Million 79 United states
#17
Gene Simmons
$300 Million 68 United states
#18
Jon Bon Jovi
$300 Million 56 United states
#19
Sting
$300 Million 66 United kingdom
#20
L.A. Reid
$300 Million 61 United states
#21
Dhani Harrison
$275 Million 39 United kingdom
#22
Lady Gaga
$275 Million 32 United states
#23
Roger Waters
$270 Million 74 United kingdom
#24
Phil Collins
$260 Million 67 United kingdom
#25
Tim Rice
$250 Million 73 United kingdom
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