9. Elton John
Net worth: $480 million.
English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor, Sir Elton Hercules John has a net worth of $480 million in 2015. Sir Elton John is the second richest singer in UK. In his four-decade career John has sold more than 250 million records, making him one of the most successful artists of all time. The prolific songwriter and a flamboyant performer, had 30 different hits on the top 40 charts between 1970 and 1982. He has won six Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Tony Award.
He’s rich, he’s famous and he’s generous, Sir Elton John has long been a significant donor to charities focusing on humanitarian causes, the arts and medicine. According to the Sunday Times’ Giving List, his recent donations of £23.2 million make him the ninth most generous person in Britain. His £220 million fortune has kept him in fine clothes and filled his homes with flowers, but the singer is also a dedicated charity campaigner and philanthropist. Since 2004, the Giving List has tracked £180m of donations from the Rocket Man singer, and he regularly gives performances in aid of Aids and cancer charities.