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Top 10 richest rock musicians for 2019

The most popular and, at the same time, richest rock stars of 2019 are...

Top 10 richest rock stars in the world for 2019

Being a rock star - is the dream of millions. After all, who doesn't want the fame, success and lifestyle that rock stars enjoy? With all this, there's another appealing aspect to it - the huge amount of money that comes with a successful career.

Let's take a look at the most popular and, at the same time, richest rock stars of 2019 who have created successful careers.

10. Gene Simmons - a fortune of $300 million.

Gene Simmons
Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons, known for his painted face for his stage character "Demon", is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, actor and television personality.

In the 1970s, he co-founded the rock band Kiss with rhythm guitarist Paul Stanley. He is the bassist and lead singer of Kiss. The rock and roll legend has an estimated net worth of $300 million. He once stated that he is like a great white shark when it comes to making money and it will never be enough for him. He said that he intends to earn huge sums of money for the rest of his life.

9. Dave Matthews - a fortune of $300 million.

Dave Matthews
Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews - is a singer, songwriter and musician from Johannesburg, South Africa. He started out as a bartender at a club that offered live performances, there he had the opportunity to perform live with some bands on stage. His own musical gigs soon led to the formation of The Dave Matthew Band, which became very successful. In addition to singing, Rockstar also enjoys songwriting, producing and acting. Having made millions as the frontman, vocalist and guitarist in his band, Dave Matthews has estimated net worth of $300 million.

Statistically, The Dave Matthew's Band is considered the most successful musical project in the world over the last ten years. Today, over 50 million albums have been sold.

8. Keith Richards - a fortune of $340 million

Keith Richards
Keith Richards

Rolling Stones founder Keith Richards. - English guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was No 4 in the top 100 best guitarists, according to The Rolling Stone magazine. Keith Richards has earned a huge fortune of $340 million with his band as the lead guitarist as well as songwriter. Apart from this, the musician also earns solid profits from brands like Louis Vuitton and Gibson.

7. Bruce Springsteen - a fortune of $350 million.

Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen - the legendary singer and songwriter from New Jersey, commonly known as "The Boss." He turns 67 years old this year, and he's ploughing away. Bruce estimates his net worth at $350 million, and the legendary singer has earned most of it by touring with the E Street Band, generating huge profits.

6. Ringo Starr - a fortune of $350 million.

Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr was born and raised in Liverpool. He joined the Beatles in 1962 as drummer and replaced Pete Best. He was the writer and lead singer of many Beatles tracks, including the song about a yellow submarine. Ringo Starr - is a very wealthy man, with an estimated fortune of about $350 million. In addition, he is serious about donations, which he regularly makes to 8 major charitable organisations that support at least 30 different projects, ranging from medical research on AIDS and cancer to the development of third world countries.

His properties include a beautiful flat in Monte Carlo, several flats in Los Angeles and a large estate in London.

5. Mick Jagger - a fortune of $360 million

Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger

English musician Sir Michael Philip Jagger is best known as the lead vocalist of The Rolling Stones. The Rolling Stones were considered the dark arts of rock (compared to the Beatles). He sang about drugs, sex and rock and roll and made millions from it. The Globe and Emmy Award winner starred in several films and produced some projects himself. In a career spanning more than 50 years, he has amassed a net worth of $360 million.

4. Elton John - a fortune of $480 million

Elton John
Elton John

English rock singer, pianist, composer and songwriter Sir Elton Hercules John - the second richest singer in the UK and probably the richest person ever to play the piano. Over four decades of prolific output has sold over 250 million records, making Elton John one of the most successful musicians in history. An Academy Award winner, winner of six Grammy Awards as well as a Golden Globe Award... Among other things, he is one of the most colourful and prolific songwriters and performers.

His net worth is $480 million, and he is not only wealthy but generous. He has a long history of making significant donations to charitable organisations whose mission is humanitarian causes - the arts and medicine. In fact, according to the Sunday Times, his charitable donations of £23.2 million make him the ninth most generous man in Britain.

3. Jimmy Buffett - a fortune of $550 million

Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett

James Williams Buffett, or Jimmy Buffett. - American musician, songwriter, well known for his island lifestyle, namely escapism. This is often displayed in his music. He is popular for his super-hit song Margaritavilla, which paints a perfect picture of paradise, inspiring a whole chain of his restaurants around the world. He is constantly touring, but as well as being a musician and writer, he is also an accomplished businessman. His vast empires of restaurants, casinos, resorts and merchandise have made him the third richest singer in the world. With a reported net worth of $550 million, he leaves behind musicians like Mick Jagger or Elton John.

2. Bono - a fortune of $600 million

Bono
Bono

Irish singer, songwriter, musician and businessman Paul David Hewson is better known by his stage name Bono. He is the lead singer and songwriter of the famous Irish rock band U2 and is widely recognised as one of the most influential frontmen in the world of music.

The sum of his income from music and investments in Facebook shares is $600 million. He hopes to cross the billion mark and become the first musician to make his money from investments, but in the meantime... Bono still can't enter the billionaire's club. However, not counting his income from business investments, he still earns a lot doing what he does best: touring with his famous band U2 and enjoying the luxury of two mansions, a $30 million private yacht and a private Airbus A310. Bono is also known as a prominent philanthropist working on poverty issues in Africa

1. Paul McCartney - a fortune of $1.2 billion

Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney

Paul the only rock musician to break into the billionaires' club. He is known as one of the main members of The Beatles, a rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The Beatles - the most influential and successful rock band in history. McCartney made millions thanks to his image in The Beatles, and as a result, decades later made a whopping net profit of $1.2 billion.

A hugely successful musician, Paul McCartney remains the most famous singer-songwriter in music history. His Yesterday - the most cherished song of all time, which has been remade by over 2,000 artists and bands, and he continues to receive royalties from his creations.

Be a millionaire or billionaire doing what you love, - Is a dream come true... and it's possible! Super-rich rock stars - a living example of this. Their passion and years of hard work led them to their highest achievements. The world saw it and celebrated their success! It is very important to be yourself and give 100% to the things you love and then success and wealth will follow you automatically!

 

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