While listening to music you may have dreamt about becoming a musician once in your life. Everybody has! In fact, we always get stunned by the power and charisma of our favorite music. However, do you know who are the richest musicians in the music Industry? Perhaps their wealth may inspire you to do something productive as well. By the term ‘musician’ I want to address the folks who are writing, directing, producing playing an instrument or singing. Some may have gained popularity in the recent years while some may have a career spanning over 50 years. These legends have worked hard to reach the best artist at some point in their life. So without further a due let’s unwind the Richest Musicians in the world.
Found in early 1996. Cold Play is considered to be one of the greatest rock bands of all time. Will Champion the key vocalist, Chris Martin, Berryman the bassist and Johnny Buckland the guitarist are the main members of the band. Furthermore, their Eps The Blue Room, Safety and Brothers & sisters are the best-known record albums. Cold Play has won a plethora of music awards for their outstanding performances. They have managed to hold eight Brit awards, 5 MTV video music awards, 3 world music awards, 7 Grammy wins etc. In addition to that, they have sold over 85 million records worldwide. Finally, their estimated net worth is 475 million USD.
Sir Elton John:
He is a proclaimed musician, a pianist, a song writer and also an actor. Multitalented Sir Elton John has managed to reach the most recognized musician in the Great Britain. As a result, he is also the second richest musician in the UK. Having a career of over 40 years Sir Elton has managed to sell over 300 million records worldwide. Additionally, he also got 6 Grammy awards for his remarkable performances, an Academy award along with 4 Brit awards. Presently, he has adopted a lifestyle of a philanthropist like Bill Gates. He shares his wealth with the less fortunate and tries to participate in humanitarian causes. He has an estimated net worth of about 480 million USD.
Born in Cuba, Emilio Estefan is an American musician and an actor. He is popular for his films and television shows, music production. Furthermore, Emilio helped the Hispanic television industry with its music. George W.Bush appointed him in the committee of arts and humanities in 2002 for various musical events organized in the White House. He is also the holder of Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award for his arts. Finally, his estimated net worth is about 500 million USD.
She is the well-known pop artist of the 90s and 2000s. Being a singer, business woman, singer, an actress has made her one of the most enduring artists in the entertainment industry. As a matter of fact, Madonna is often referred as the “Queen of Pop” for her influence in the music industry. Her name is also written in the Guinness book of world records for the best-selling female artist. Accordingly, she has sold over 300 million records worldwide and 65 million just in the US. Madonna has won plenty of awards for her musical geniuses. Finally, her estimated net worth is about 560 million USD.
Shawn Corey famously known as Jay Z is an American hip hop artist. He is also a business man, investor and also the husband of Beyonce. Furthermore, he was the president of a recording label Def Jam Recordings, Roc-A-Fella records. He has managed to acquire his wealth by investing in clothing lines, soft drinks, TV networks, sports agency etc. He is among the Top 10 Richest musicians in the world. Finally, his estimated net worth is about 610 million USD.
He started his career in the late 80s and became one of the most established rappers and a music producer of the industry. He is also an investor He started with a hip hop group called the N.W.A, which gave him a massive fame. presently, he is also quite famous for his Beats electronic company which produces Dr.Dre beats headphones. Furthermore, he is also the holder of 6 Grammy Awards. Finally, his expected net worth is about 710 million USD.
Sean John Combs:
A proclaimed rapper, an actor, business man and a song writer. Sean John Combs is also behind the success stories of Marie Carey, Lil Kim, Method man etc. And he also appeared in the film industry with like A Raisin in the sun. Apart from music production and acting career, he is also an investor in the clothing lines, Vodka, mineral water industries. In addition to that, he has also managed to win three Grammy awards, two MTV video awards along with two Billboard awards. Finally, his estimated net worth is about 750 million USD.
Being the key person behind the group Herb Alpert and Tijuana Brass. Herbert Alpert is a musician and a recording artist who holds 9 Grammy wins, a Grammy lifetime win. The former president of United States of America, Barack Obama gave him the national medal of arts. In addition, he has chosen a philanthropist lifestyle, He works and funds humanitarian and environmental projects. Finally, his estimated net worth is about 850 million USD.
Andrew Lloyd Webber:
He is considered to be the most prosperous musical theater composer of the modern times. The phantom of opera 2004, Evita 1996, Cats 1994 and Jesus Christ superstar 1973 are some of his finest work. As a result, he has managed to earn three Grammy awards, an Oscar and various other awards. Presently, he lives a life of a philanthropist by fighting for humanitarian causes like AIDS, Cancer etc. Finally, his estimated net worth is about 1.2 billion USD.