Top 15 Richest Musicians in the World
15 Richest Musicians In The World Can you guess who the singer is? Probably not! I could give you ten guesses, but I am sure you will come up with the wrong answer.
After all, it is difficult to handpick one out of hundreds of successful singers, most of which are worth over half a billion dollars! The good thing is that I’ll save you all the wrong guesses and tell you who the richest singer in the world is.
What’s more? I will give you the list of the 15 richest musicians in the world alongside their current network and a bit of information about them that might interest you.
Get ready to be thrilled and pleasantly surprised as the countdown begins from the 15th richest up to the number 1 musician with the highest net worth. Let’s go!
- 15. LADY GAGA – 320 million dollar
- 14. KATY PERRY -330 million dollar
- 13. Garth Brooks -350 million dollar
- 12. Cher – $360 million dollar
- 11. Toby Keith – 365 million dollar
- 10. Taylor Swift – $400 million dollar
- 9. Rihanna – $400 million dollar
- 8. Jennifer Lopez – $400 million
- 7. Bruce Springsteen – $500 million dollar
- 6. Dolly Parton- $500 Million Dollar
- 5. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter – $500 million dollar
- 4. Julio Iglesias- $600 million dollar
- 3. Celine Dion- $800 million dollar
- 2. Madonna – $850 million dollar
- 1. Herb Alpert – $850 million dollar
15. LADY GAGA – 320 million dollar
American singer, songwriter, and actress, Lady Gaga has always thrilled us with her unique and unconventional music style.
With over 27 million albums sold in her career so far, one would understand why she is worth a whopping $320 million. If you want to see a new side of this talented artist, you should watch the movie ‘A Star is Born.’
14. KATY PERRY -330 million dollar
Would she have made it to your list if you had taken a guess? Well, the American singer, songwriter, and television judge is currently worth about $330 million, taking 14th place on our list.
With several nominations and her record-breaking song, The One That Got Away, I think it is safe to say that good music rakes in good money.
13. Garth Brooks -350 million dollar
One thing that stands out most about this American country music star is his uncommon integration of rock and pop elements in his music, creating a sound unlike any other. It is no wonder why he is popular within and outside the U.S.
12. Cher – $360 million dollar
If you have ever sung along to the best selling track ‘I Got You, Babe,’ you would know why Cher is referred to as the Goddess of Pop.
The American singer and actress has been popular since the 1960s when she was part of a duo with her husband Sonny. Cher is currently worth $360 million, making her the 12th richest singer in the world.
11. Toby Keith – 365 million dollar
With a debut single that topped the U.S charts and became the most-played country song of the 1990s, American country singer, songwriter and actor Toby Keith makes it to our list as the 11th richest singer in the world, with a total net worth of $365 million.
10. Taylor Swift – $400 million dollar
Our list won’t be complete without Taylor, and I guess you must have seen this one coming. With a net worth of $400 million, the American Singer and Songwriter is not only the 10th richest singer in the world, but the second youngest singer on this list and the youngest female singer.
9. Rihanna – $400 million dollar
You probably expected to see this diva further up the list, but this music icon is the 9th richest singer in the world. What is most interesting about this record is that she didn’t even make it to the top 15 richest singers of last year.
The modern-day music icon hailing from Barbados is fast climbing up the ranks with an estimated net worth of $400 million.
8. Jennifer Lopez – $400 million
Jennifer Lopez has thrilled us both on-screen and on the mic with her movies like Out of Sight and Anaconda, followed closely by her 1999 debut with the album ‘ With her diverse career and talent, J Lo is going to be on the scene for a long time.
7. Bruce Springsteen – $500 million dollar
Nicknamed ‘The Boss’ for many reasons, including his distinctive voice and energetic performance, American singer and songwriter, Bruce attained worldwide fame with the release of Born to Run in 1975. He continues to host energetic performances that last for hours. His current net worth is about $500 million.
6. Dolly Parton- $500 Million Dollar
I think you would agree with me that Dolly Parton is one of the most famous country singers of all time with a 56-year career that has garnered her lots of accolades and several golds, platinum, and multi-platinum awards. As of 2020, DollyParton’s net worth is estimated at $500 million.
5. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter – $500 million dollar
From her days as the lead singer of ‘Destiny’s Child’ down to her transition into solo music, Beyonce is one of the most loved American singers and songwriters. She has won 22 Grammy awards and has a net worth of $500 million.
4. Julio Iglesias- $600 million dollar
Spanish songwriter and singer Julio Iglesias has a record of having played at over 5000 concerts and across five continents for his ever-teeming fan population. Julio Iglesias’ net worth is $600 million.
3. Celine Dion- $800 million dollar
It is not surprising for this American singer and businesswoman to have made it to the 3rd position on our top 15 charts.
With songs that make our hearts go on, Celine Dion is one of the best-selling artists of all time with over 200 million records sold and a net worth of $800 million.
2. Madonna – $850 million dollar
Queen of Pop, Madonna had a rough start to her career, but all that is in the past as she is now the 4th best-selling musician worldwide and the second richest singer in the world with an estimated net worth of $850 million.
1. Herb Alpert – $850 million dollar
Finally, the richest and probably most unexpected singer in the world is the American jazz musician and trumpeter Herb Alpert! Herb is famous for starting up A&M Records with Jerry Moss, which eventually made him hundreds of millions of dollars.
Herb Alpert is the only musician to hit No. 1 on the U.S Billboard Hot 100 pop chart as both a vocalist and an instrumentalist. He is currently worth approximately $850 million.