1 Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber is one one the best and probably the most successful music star ever. Webber has penned 13 of the greatest hit of Broadway which includes Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar etc. He has written two songs for the King of music Elvis Presley. Webber’s net worth is around $1.2 Billion making him No.1 in the list of richest musicians in the world.
2 Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney, former member of the Beatles, has made it to the 2nd spot in this list. Now aged 75, Paul has done several collaborations with popular artists such as Michael Jackson and of recent with Kanye West. His song Yesterday is the most covered song of all time, having been remade by over 2,000 artists and bands. His estimated net-worth is US $1.1 Billion.
3 Herp Albert
You may not know his name, but you know his music. Herb Alpert also known as Hubert Alpert is part of the Tijuana Brass Band. Along with the band, he has released a total of 28 albums on the Billboard charts which include five albums on the No.1 spot. He also sold 14 platinum albums and 15 gold albums and received eight Grammy Awards..
4 Dr Dre
Andre Romelle Young :1, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre rose to fame with the former rap group N.W.A, which is the most successful and popular rap group to date. Later he founded a record producing company called Aftermath Entertainment and started investing money on new artists such as Snoop Dogg and Eminem. Dr. Dre sits pretty with an estimated impressive worth of $740 million dollars this year.
5 Sean John Combs
Sean John Combs, also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, and Diddy, is an American businessman, rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. Combs has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and is the producer of MTV's Making the Band.