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Top 50 Richest Musicians in the World - 2017

Updated on March 13, 2017

Richest Music Artists 2017

One Direction - a boy band worth an excess of $215 million
One Direction - a boy band worth an excess of $215 million

Who are the Richest Musicians in the World?

The richest music artists in the world are dedicated to their craft and have found a fair amount of luck along the way.

From boy bands like One Direction to solo artists like Adele there are a lot of musicians around the world pouring in the money from their professional crafts in the music industry.

We have seen an outburst of new talent over the years, and it only feels like yesterday when we saw the likes of Ed Sheeran fall out onto the more mainstream music scene. Another musician to earn the big money in the industry with a net worth that stands at a cushy $60 million, Ed is doing alright.

The list collected includes music artists from all walks of life, and the genres they perform music for spreads across the board, but there is a rhythm of pop, rock and RnB.

Without further ado here are the richest musicians from around the world.

List, Richest to Still Rich

#1 - Paul McCartney - $1.24 Billion

#2 - Andrew Lloyd Webber - $1.2 Billion

#3 - Herb Alpert - $850 Million

#4 - Sean Combs - Diddy - $750 Million

#5 - Dr. Dre - $700 Million

#6 - Madonna - $560 Million

#7 - Jay Z - $550 Million

#8 - Emilio Estefan - $500 Million

#9 - Elton John - $480 Million

#10 - Coldplay - $475 Million

#11 - Jimmy Buffett - $430 Million

#12 - Mick Jagger - $360 Million

#13 - Ringo Starr - $350 Million

#14 - Master P - $350 Million

#15 - Bruce Springsteen - $345 Million

#16 - Keith Richards - $340 Million

#17 - Jon Bon Jovi - $300 Million

#18 - Jene Simmons - $300 Million

#19 - Sting - $300 Million

#20 - Neil Sedaka - $300 Million

#21 - L.A. Reid - $300 Million

#22 - Lady Gaga - $280 Million

#23 - Dhani Harrison - $275 Million

#24 - Roger Waters - $270 Million

#25 - Phil Collins - $260 Million

#26 - Tim Rice - $250 Million

#27 - Eric Clapton - $250 Million

#28 - Rod Stewart - $230 Million

#29 - David Bowie - $230 Million

#30 - Ozzy Osbourne - $220 Million

#31 - Eminem - $210 Million

#32 - Sean Lennon - $200 Million

#33 - Don Henley - $200 Million

#34 - Lars Ulrich - $200 Million

#35 - Usher - $180 Million

#36 - Billy Joel - $180 Million

#37 - George Michael - $175 Million

#38 - Brian May - $175 Million

#39 - Roger Taylor - $170 Million

#40 - Robert Plant - $170 Million

#41 - Jimmy Page - $170 Million

#42 - 50 Cent - $155 Million

#43 - Burt Bacharach - $150 Million

#44 - Birdman - $150 Million

#45 - Tony Lommi - $140 Million

#46 - David Gilmour - $140 Million

#47 - Paul Stanley - $125 Million

#48 - Adele - $125 Million

#49 - Flea - $115 Million

#50 - John Deacon - $115 Million

There we have it, the richest musicians on the planet. Rockers, pop stars and musicians from all over the world. Any thoughts on the list, pop them down below in the comments section.


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