Top 5 richest Musicians


  • Jay-Z

As the first musician to become a billionaire in 2019 he has maintained his status with a current estimated net worth of $2.5 billion.

He has won 24 Grammy awards during his career and holds the record for the number one albums on the Billboard Hot 200.


  • Rihanna

With a net worth of $1.4 billion Rihanna has climbed to the top since her beginning in 2005 in her home country of Barbados where Jay-Z invited her to audition providing her with an album record deal.

Rihanna has sold over 250 million copies of her songs worldwide, is the founder of the nonprofit, Clara Lionel Foundation, owns her company, Fenty as well as be the first black woman to head a luxury bran under LVMH.


  • Sir Paul McCartney

Making his claim in The Beatles as the bass player and joint lead vocalist, McCartney has since achieved great success out of the band. His net worth is now around $1.2 billion having become the first billionaire musician from the UK.


  • Taylor Swift

One of the most popular musicians today with a  net worth of $1.1 billion. Taylor Swift has won 12 Grammy’s, 29 billboard music awards as well as selling a record fastest 2.4m tickets for her Eras tour within one day. Her 2023 tour was the highest grossing live tour of the year.


  • Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs

With a net worth of $1 billion Combs has got most of his wealth from his music and producing. He has won 3 Grammy awards and 2 MTV video music awards.

His company, Bad Boys Records has sold 500m records and produced 38 platinum albums.

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