Curious to know about your favourite stars from the world of music and who stands right at the top? Here’s a list for you that will feed your curiosity:
1. Sean Comb
Popularly known as Diddy tops the list once again. In 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth to be $820 million and by the end of May it was approximately $130 million. This figure makes Diddy the richest hip hop artist in the United States. His business ventures and commercials have contributed largely to his legacy. Comb owns two restaurants and clothing lines that makes millions. He also owns a personal liquor brand called Ciroc.
His net worth has been estimated on the basis of an year’s data. His pretax earnings between June 2016 and 2017 have also been taken into account.
She is known to be one of the most influential women on the planet and in the industry. According to the Forbes magazine, her net worth stands at $105 million. Her top grossing Queen Bey’s Formation World Tour has been a major source. From the year 2008, Beyonce’s net worth has been more than $700 million.
3. The Weeknd
He made a return with a huge impact with ‘Lemonade’. In the past two years there have been 505 million streams. His latest tour grossed over a million dollars at each stop. According to Forbes, his net worth is $92 million.
4. The Chainsmokers
Their hit songs ‘Closer’ and ‘Paris’ really turned their fortunes around. The DJ duo became one of highest earning artists in 2017. Estimated by Forbes, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have a net worth of $38 million. They stand third in the list of World’s Highest Paid DJs-2017. Recently, they signed a three year business deal with Wynn Nightlife in Las Vegas.
5. Jennifer Lopez
In 2012, Forbes ranked the pop artist in the list of Most Powerful Celebrities in the World. Time ranked her as one of the 25 most influential Hispanic Americans. She has earned the status of a landmark superstar on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been a Billboard Icon. In 2017, her net worth was estimated to be $38 million. She is the executive producer and judge of the popular show World of dance. Her other ventures include clothing line, production company, charitable foundation, fragrances, endorsements, stage shows, tours and of course her roles as an actor.
6. Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber became the first artist to cross over 10 billion total video views on Vevo. In 2017, Forbes estimated his net worth to be $83.5 million. Bieber got the largest annual career haul. His net worth got boosted by 105 live shows. He also got the Calvin Klein endorsement deal and the Just Moji Icons.
Other artists who made it to the Forbes’ list of Highest Paid Musicians in 2017 are as follows:
- Drake ($94 Million)
- Coldplay ($88 Million)
- Guns N’ Roses ($84 Million)
- Bruce Springsteen ($75 Million)
- Adele ($69 Million)
- Metallica ($66.5 Million)