Nowadays, being a famous singer can bring in a lot of money. So do you have a question about the richest singers in the world? Top News will reveal the Top 10 richest singers right here.
Topping the list of the richest singers in the world is none other than Beyonce. Her full name is Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter was born in 1981 in the US. Previously, she was a member of the hit group “Destiny’s Child”. During this time, the group “Destiny’s Child” won many awards.
The group’s album The Writing’s on the Wall has sold over 8 million copies in the United States. This album also continuously holds the number one position on the Billboard 200 chart and won 2 Grammy Awards for the group. As of now, Beyonce’s total net worth is up to 500 million USD.
2. Mariah Carey
Those who are passionate about USUK music certainly cannot help but know Mariah Carey. With her popularity, it is understandable to try to make it to the list of the richest singers in the world. She was born in 1969 in the US. She was named the most famous female singer in the world from the 1990s to the early 21st century.
Her popular albums include Emotions, Music Box (1993), Daydream (1995), and Merry Christmas (1994). Music Box, Daydream and Merry Christmas has sold over 10 million copies in the US. Currently, her total net worth is estimated at $520 million.
Rihanna is also a familiar name in the US-UK music-loving community. There are many rumors that she owns a huge fortune and is one of the richest singers in the world today. Is this rumored document true?
Rihanna started her career at the age of 16 and released her first album “Music of the Sun” in 2005. At the same time, she also released her first single called “Pon de Replay”. The song quickly rose to number two on the Billboard charts.
4. Julio Iglesias
The first male singer to appear on the list of the richest singers in the world was Julio Iglesias. He was born in 1943 in Spain. Few people know that before starting his singing career, he was a professional player for the Real Madrid team. His first cover was “La vida sigue igual,” which won him the championship at the 1968 Benidorm festival. His total net worth is estimated at $600 million.
5. Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton, 72, is undeniably the most famous country singer of all time. Her career as a singer started in 1964, and since then, she has achieved many awards and earnings, making her one of the richest singers in 2021. As of this year, value Dolly Parton’s net worth is approximately $600 million. Her total net worth as of today is $600 million.
For rock & roll enthusiasts, U2 is already a familiar name. U2 is a group that has sold millions of albums worldwide. After that, the group moved to England to develop but did not attract much attention. U2 had another chart-topping single, “Another Day”, in early 1980 before Island Records offered the group a contract. The band’s fortune to date has reached 780 million dollars.
7. Celine Dion
Celine Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman, known as one of the best-selling artists of all time; with over 200 million records sold worldwide, to date. In the 1990s, Celine Dion achieved international star status with her amazing voice and performance.
Celine Dion is known for her traditional Pop ballad genre. Her albums are released in both English and French and have won many prestigious music awards. As of 2021, Celine Dion’s net worth is estimated at $800 million.
Madonna is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businessman who was extremely popular in the 1980s and 90s and a very powerful person in the entertainment industry. Madonna is the first female artist to unleash the full potential of a music video.
As of 1991, she had over 21 top hits in the United States and had sold approximately 70 million albums worldwide, generating $1.2 billion in sales. With great success in both music and acting, Madonna has amassed a huge fortune of more than $850 million and entered the list of the richest singers/groups in the world.
Metallica is an American rock band, one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time, and an inspiration to generations of rockers. The band consists of singer and guitarist James Hetfield, drummer Lars Ulrich, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, and bassist Cliff Burton. Jason Newsted took over the bass role after Burton’s death.
Metallica’s father is none other than Hetfield and Ulrich. This bandmate was born in 1981 and based on British punk and metal style in the early 1980s, their first album was Kill ‘Em All (1983). Currently, they own a fortune of more than 1 billion dollars.
10. Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney is the first name on the list of the richest singers in the world with a huge fortune of up to $1.2 billion. Paul McCartney is a famous British singer, songwriter, composer, bass player, poet, and painter since the 1960s. He is also one of the famous solo performers. all-time high in terms of both record sales and individual concert attendance. Net worth is 1 billion 2 USD.
Most of these singers are getting old but their legacy of songs will live on, not only do they are rich and famous singers in the world but they also inspire young artists all over the world to pursue their dreams.