Singers have always been notoriously rich, and having a wonderful voice can surely bring you several million dollars in the bank account if you know how to put it to good use. Some singers are more famous than others, and that is a known fact while some musicians are mainly known in their native country, others go on year-long world tours to meet with their fans. In this article you will find a list of the top 10 richest singers in 2015.
2. Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi’s fortune was of approximately $79 million as of summer 2013. The Bon Jovi is an American rock band that was formed back in 1983 in New Jersey, US and it consists of the lead singer Jon Bon Jovi, the drummer Rico Torres, the guitarist Richie Sambora and David Bryan. The band has been active for more than thirty years and it has become extremely popular – as a matter of fact, Bon Jovi has managed to get worldwide recognition after they have launched Slippery When Wet, their most successful album. The band had no less than 13 hits on the US top 40 songs and some of their most popular songs include Wanted Dead Or Alive, Bed Of Roses, I’ll Be There For You, Living On A Prayer or the well-known You Give Love A Bad Name.
3. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lynn Lopez is an American actress, author, fashion designer, perfect dancer, producer, singer, and songwriter. Throughout her music career, Lopez has adopted various music genres including Latin pop, dance, R&B, hip hop, rock, funk, house and salsa. She also sung bilingual songs recorded in Spanish and English is among the top richest singers in the world with her more than 150 launched singles. Lopez is also famous for her roles in the film especially sex appeal in her, has also appeared in many Hollywood movies.
4. Elton John
Elton John is the most famous name all over the world especially in United Kingdom and United States, stands among the respected and well known musician in these region. The renowned singer is also pianist, composer, songwriter and actor as well; has sold more than 300 million records became one of the best-selling music artists in the world. More than fifty top 40 hits and top rated songs he received frequent nominations for different music categories and won most of them.
5. Snoop Dogg
Born in 1971 in California, Snoop Dogg is believed to have a fortune estimated at around $120 million and he has been active in the music industry ever since 1992. Snoop Dogg is well known not only for being a popular rapper, singer and songwriter that has broken the music records more than once, but also because he is a very skilled and talented actor as well.
Shawn Corey Carter well-known by his stage name Jay-Z was born on December 4, 1969, is considered as most financially successful hip-hop American artists. Jay-Z has sold more than 100 million records became world’s best-selling artists of all time, ranked number one by different magazine and television channels. With total net worth of approximately 500 million, the rapper enrolled in the top richest singer in the world. Jay started his music career in 1995 and till now he is among the top rated singer with his rapping technique and gave several notable rap songs.
7. 50 Cent
50 Cent is also a very popular and controversial rapper and actors, and he has managed to break the records in the music industry more than once with his outstanding rap songs. 50 cent has been active in the music industry since 1996, and in addition to being a famous actor and singer he is also an entrepreneur with a fortune estimated at over $250 million.
The King of Rap, Eminem is the American rapper and singer always stayed in lights of various magazines for his singing style and rapping. He has launched at least eight albums with latest ones Relapse, Recovery, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, is the most influential celebrity of United States. Eminem has nominated for numerous awards and received many of them. The singer has generated massive sum from his singing in a few years and stand between the top richest singers in world.
9. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is an American singer gained recognition with her debut album ‘The Fame’ in 2008, the next one in 2009 titled The Fame Monster has received same reception with top rated successful singles Bad Romance, Telephone and Alejandro. Born on March 28, 1986, Lady Gaga has been considered among the best-selling musicians of all time and top richest singers in the world. The most controversial singer has not only known for her notorious behavior but also have tremendous skills to sing, named her in most powerful women and top paid singer as well.
Everybody knows the energetic and talented Pink – as a matter of fact, she is considered to be not only one of the greatest stars in Australia, but in the entire world. Pink has sold millions of records worldwide, and she has managed to raise over $30 million dollars in her accounts, thus placing her amongst some of the world best paid singers in 2015.