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2019's Top 13 Richest Singers & Musicians In The World With Colossal Net Worths

December 19, 2019 10:23

In the modern world full of streaming and pirating, it's not as easy for musicians to earn money, compared to even 10 years ago. So how do so many of the golden voices of music industry manage to earn some serious coin?

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Most importantly, singers need to be hardworking and willing to perform during live shows, the price of which depends on the musician's status, so it helps to be a known name for a long time.

In addition, many make a living through selling merchandise, records (less these days than it used to be), receiving copyright money if someone uses their song in a movie, TV show, etc.

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Some musicians, however, manage to earn way more than the other ones. Let's see who succeeded at expanding their net worth the most in 2019. Think you can guess at least a couple of names on the list? Here they are.

2019's richest singers & musicians

1. Paul McCartney

Estimated net worth: $1.2 billion.

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2. Jay Z

Estimated net worth: a little over $1 billion.

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3. Herb Alpert

Estimated net worth: $850 million.

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4. Madonna

Estimated net worth: $850 million.

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5. Celine Dion

Estimated net worth: $800 million.

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6. Bono

Estimated net worth: $700 million.

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7. Julio Iglesias

Estimated net worth: $600 million.

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8. Beyonce

Estimated net worth: $500 million.

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9. Dolly Parton

Estimated net worth: $500 million.

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10. Gloria Estefan

Estimated net worth: $500 million.

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11. Bruce Springsteen

Estimated net worth: $500 million.

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12. Victoria Beckham

Estimated net worth: $450 million.

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13. Barbra Streisand

Estimated net worth: $400 million.

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And these are the highest paid and richest musicians and singers in the world, according to 2019. Were you surprised to see someone? Tell us in the comments and share this with your friends, see if they can guess who's on the #1 spot!