Everyone loves music. It is not only about fun but also an emotion. Music lovers worldwide look upon the lyricist, composers, and singers for a song that can touch their hearts and make them feel the music to its core. The world is blessed to have plenty of wonderful singers who have reached great success through sheer hard work, determination, and good music.
Here is a list of the top 10 composers who have earned great wealth by composing good music.
- Jay Z
Next on the list is Jay Z. He is an artist and music composer from Brooklyn, New York. He enjoys a total net worth of about $2.5 billion. Very well-known for his creativity and skillfulness, Jay Z has 19 Grammys. To date, he has sold over a hundred million records. He is also known to invest in businesses alike.
Hailing from Barbados, the United States, Rihanna is the richest female music producer and musician in the world. With a net worth of $1.4 billion, she was ranked among the top ten highest-paid artists by Forbes. She is a sensation in the music world. Apart from her music, she gains fame and wealth from her cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty and her lingerie brand Savage x Fenty.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber
Belonging from the United Kingdom, Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the greatest and most well-known musicians. Webber has a total net worth of $1.2 billion. He is known for his brilliance in several other fields, such as being an astute composer, songwriter, theatre director, and businessman. He is also a master in playing instruments such as the violin, piano, and French horn.
- James Paul McCartney
Born in 1942 in Liverpool, England, Paul McCartney is a celebrated multi-instrumentalist and music composer. He has recorded his name twice in the Guinness Book of World Records. Known to have worked with reputed artists like Michael Jackson and Kanye West, McCartney has gained a lot of fame. He has a total net worth of about $1.2 billion.
Born on November 4, 1969, in New York, he was named Sean John Combs at birth. To be a prominent and influential music composer, he changed his name o Puff Diddy or P-Diddy. The record label Bad Boy Entertainment is owned by him. He has a total net worth of about $1.0 billion. He is known to be the epitome of wealth as he spends on luxurious cars and private jets and leads a lavish lifestyle.
- Herb Alpert
With a total net worth of $850 million, Herb Alpert is a well-known name in the music industry. In 2007, he won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He is most famous for playing the trumpet and is influential in this field. This notable figure found his love for music at a very tender age.
Known as the ‘Queen of Pop,’ Madonna is a well-known figure in the music fraternity. She is a great vocalist and music composer with a total net worth of about $850 million. She is known to collect luxurious cars that amount to millions of dollars. The Queen of Pop is also a Golden Globe-winning actress.
- Celine Dion
Globally known for being the voice of the iconic song, ‘My Heart Will Go On’ from Titanic, Celine Dion holds a special place in everyone’s heart. She publishes her record albums in both French and English language. The Canadian singer has successfully earned a place in this industry due to her amazing voice. She has a total net worth of about $800 million.
Bono is the lead vocalist of the internationally acclaimed rock band U2. Bono’s remarkable achievements have also positioned him among the wealthiest musicians worldwide, with an estimated net worth of $700 million. Throughout U2’s career, they have achieved immense success, releasing highly acclaimed albums and captivating audiences with their powerful performances in sold-out concerts worldwide.
- Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton, a renowned country music singer-songwriter, has made significant contributions to the music industry, earning her iconic status. She is widely celebrated as one of the most successful and beloved entertainers globally, with an estimated net worth of $650 million. Parton’s discography boasts an impressive 46 studio albums, all of which have enjoyed considerable success.
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