Top 20 Richest Musicians In The World 2018


1. Paul McCartney

Net worth: $1.28 Billion.

Hailed as one of the most famous English musicians, Paul McCartney is known to be a member of the world-renowned group, The Beatles. This English composer, songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist is estimated to be worth $1.28 billion in 2017.


Before his solo career, people recognized Paul McCartney as one of The Beatles members with John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. However, there was an enormous impact on his career after he collaborated with the famous John Lennon. McCartney started a solo career after the group disbanded. With his wife, Linda and Denny Laine, he was able to form the band called Wings.

Paul McCartney has more than 100 singles sales, 100 million album sales, and 60 gold discs. The Guinness World Records considers him as the most successful recording artist and composer of all time. In the history of UK Charts, people also named him as the most successful songwriter in the UK Charts history. They can best associate him with the song Yesterday. The solo artist Paul McCartney is now an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last 1999.

Paul McCartney is the oldest member of Celebrity 100 at age 74. However, he is still one of the most active members. The former Beatle still sells out arenas and collects checks from his Beatles back catalog and solos.