The Richest Singers and Songwriters of All Time

Have you ever wondered how much the best singers and songwriters actually make? The most popular artists have a net worth in the hundreds of millions and also billions. Can you even imagine? So if you want to know how much Jay Z and Paul McCartney are worth, read on…

5. Michael Jackson — $825 Million

Whether you’re a fan or a critic (or even divided on the issue) of Michael Jackson, one thing everyone can agree on is the fact that he was one of the most successful music artists of all time. He became a musical and cultural icon throughout his career and made music that still resonates with people around the world.

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Jackson released timeless classics like “Bad,” “Thriller,” and “Billie Jean.” Jackson became the third best-selling artist of all time as he sold over 350 million records worldwide. Although he died at the age of 50, he managed to accrue a net worth of $825 million.