The Richest Musicians in the World: A Look at the Highest-Paid Artists and Their Net Worths

Are you ready to be amazed? Forbes recently released the net worths of some of the world’s most successful musical artists, and you won’t believe how much money these superstars have made. From years of dedication and hard work comes a level of wealth that can only be dreamed about by many. So without further ado, let’s take a look at what kind of riches your favorite musicians have been able to accumulate!

Billy Joel’s Five Decade Career Has Earned Him $225 Million

With a career that spans almost five decades, Billy Joel has been named one of the best-selling artists of all time with over 150 million records sold. He’s best known for songs like “Piano Man,” “Uptown Girl,” “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” and “New York State of Mind.”

Billy Joel Celebrates His 65th Birthday by Performing at Madison Square Garden
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Joel had a residency at Madison Square Garden in New York City plus other stadium arena tour dates that serve as the bulk of his net worth.