With the past year has wrapped up, it’s always fun to see if the list of top most wealthy musicians has changed or completely shifted. The information for this year is in, so it’s time to need an update. Just remember, these amounts and fluctuations are calculations based on a host of variables and publicly available documents, but they’ve got to be nearly close. The struggle is true and lots of artists pay their dues and never breakthrough into the mainstream.
Below are the top 10 richest singers of all time, as of 2020
- Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber earned fame in the world of music from a very young age, and to this day is still only 25 years old. He is the youngest person on this list, by far.
Surprisingly, at such a young age Justin Bieber’s net worth is $285 million, making him one of the richest singers nowadays. There is no younger singer than Bieber with a higher net worth than him.
- Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is a pop-star and a youth singer. She is a singer and songwriter too, a music producer and an actress. In 19 years of her career, she has not only made a name for herself as one of the most applauded singers but has also earned a lot of money and made history by getting recognition.
Miley Cyrus is worth $250 million. At the mere age of 27, she is considered a millionaire who has created an empire of her own by appearing in TV series, her sold-out music tours, and album sales. She earns a lot through endorsement deals with big market names such as Beats by Dre, Walmart, Converse, Eos, Creative Arts. She has also signed a contract with Vogue and Glamour as a model.
This lady has seen in the game for a long time, launching pop hits since the ‘80s and forward, experiencing all of the ups and downs the industry has faced over the years. Alongside her musicianship, she’s a Golden Globe-winning actress, author of several children’s books, fashion designer, owner of Maverick Records, and owner of a series of health clubs. Her net worth is $590 million.
The real wealth comes from her tireless touring, having played more live shows than any other female musician ever, making her the highest-grossing solo touring artist of all time! She’s maybe the hardest working woman in show business.
- Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is a singer of America, songwriter, and actress. She is known for her regular and provocative work and has already sold over 27 million albums throughout her career.
Today, Lady Gaga has earned an impressive net worth of $320 million dollars and has ranked 20th on the list of the richest singers in the world.
- Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is an American singer and a songwriter too and is known for writing music based on what is happening in her personal life. She is the 2nd youngest person on this list and the youngest female on the list.
In 2020, Taylor Swift’s net worth is $400 million till now, and it’s making her one of the richest singers in the world.
- Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan is a Cuban-American singer, actress, songwriter and also a businesswoman too. She began her career as the lead singer of the Miami Latin Boys. Estefan has won three Grammy awards and she also has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2020, Gloria Estefan’s net worth is $500 million, making her one of the richest singers in the world.
- Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is an American singer, actress, dancer, and a fashion designer too. Before starting the successful singing career of J.Lo, came her acting career. She acted in ‘Anaconda’ and ‘Out of Sight’, before releasing her debut studio album in 1999. As of 2020, Jennifer Lopez’s net worth is $400 million.
Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, businesswoman, and philanthropist too. Everybody knows who Shakira is, and why she’s become such a public image in the music industry. In 2020, Shakira’s net worth is roughly $300 million dollars.
- Johnny Mathis
Johnny Mathis is now 82 years old. Johnny is an American singer of most popular music and he has started his career with singles of standard music.
He went on to release several dozen albums that achieved gold or platinum status, and 73 making the Billboard charts to date. Mathis’s net worth is approximately $400 million dollars.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and also an actress. Beyonce has rewarded 22 Grammy awards, which is superb, and she’s the most nominated in the history of the Grammy’s.
As of 2020, Beyonce’s net worth is roughly $500 million, making her on this list of the richest singers in 2019.
Lastly, the music industry is incredibly saturated. It is hard to think about how many bands and singers are there worldwide, everyone wants to be the next big icon. Even fewer ones can make millions by doing their performances and the sale of their music albums and solo song.