7. Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff, OM is the only Order of Merit holding musician still living. He was born on 1 April 1948 in Somerton district of Jamaica. He is a famous Jamaican reggae musician, singer, actor and multi-instrumentalist. He is well known for the list of songs like the “Wonderful World, Beautiful People”, “Hakuna Matata”, “Reggae Night”, “You Can Get It If You Really Want”, “I Can See Clearly Now”,
“The Harder They Come” and “Wild World”. Jimmy has also starred in many films including ‘The Harder They Come’ and ‘Club Paradise’. He was also among the five performers who induced into the 2010’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. With a total net worth of 18 million dollars, Jimmy is considered as one of the richest Jamaicans of the world.