It goes without questions that incredible people who have made it to the top like the world famous singers or Hollywood stars are of a great talent most people do not have. While the name is widely popular, it is attached with a commercial potential. That is why a hug amount of money is paid back to those stars. If we look at the world singers, we could have seen that Madonna is the number one singer who have earned the most and become the richest comparing to those in the same singing career. And, the rest is the list of other richest singers in the year.
Madonna has had her singing career and become so famous for ages since he started. Though it has been so long that she has stayed in this career, she still could manage to impress millions of people up to now. In addition to singing, she is also a songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. These are of the ways she could have had her income, and in total, her wealth is estimated to be more than the rest.
2. Lady Gaga
The second one in the list of our richest singer is Lady Gaga. There is nothing surprising for this as Lady Gaga is currently a top and most interesting feature in this music industry. Most of her performance are watched by millions of people from around the world. As she is among people with the most popularity at this period, it is guessable that she must have earned a lot in return. So far, all her albums have been sold for up $ 80 millions while her performance series tour have sold up to $ 180 millions.
3. Mariah Carey
Born in 1970 in Long Island, New York, Mariah Carey is another well known figure who is estimated to have a great amount of wealth from her career. Actually, Mariah Carey has multiple careers beyond singing. She is also a producer, songwriter, and actress. So far, over 200 millions albums of her record have been sold worldwide. That is a very noticeable statistic in the history.
4. Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson is a name known by a large number of people from around the world. It is undeniable that the popularity she has gained has given her back a great deal of wealth. This allows her to also be on the list of the richest singers of the year. As her name is so notable, that pushes her certified albums to have worth over 26 million so far.
5. Toby Keith
It is noticeable that many of the richest singers in this list are female. That is really interesting. And, Toby Keith is the first one of them. Toby Keith, born in 1961, is a country musician as well as the record producer and actor. Until now, he has produced many top hit songs. Those have been sold for millions of records. That is a big amount of money, if converted.
Beyonce is another biggest name in the music industry. Through her amazing talent, she has received a huge popularity, globally. That converts a lot into her records sale. So far, over 75 millions of her records have been sold all over the world. That is really big number, and it is a lot of money, coming back to her.
7. Cher Lloyd
Singing, rapping, and performing are the unique talent of Cher Lloyd. She is a very successful English artist. However, being in this industry, she has gone beyond just a singer. She is also a TV personality, record producer, and actress. Those careers are the main source of the income and wealth she has accumulated until now. Her name actually rose remarkably in 2010 when she finished fourth in the X-Factor on the year.
8. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is another common but very well known singer at this generation. She has often released her album and traveled for her singing tour. In total, she is believed to have earned over $50 million a year. That is a big money few people in the same career could imitate. That is why we can see here name here in the list of the richest singers today.
9. Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi is a leader of the American Rock Band, called exactly the same, Bon Jovi. They are from New Jersey, and this group has been formed since 1983. It is such a long time till now. However, their popularity is still flying around at this current time. Last time, Bon Jovi went on the touring performance, he is estimated to have collected over $3 millions for each city he has gone to. That is a good indicator, showing he is still very powerful.
U2 is another rock band which has been formed long time earlier. Though time has passed by for a few decades already, this band reputation is still attached to the heart of million of their fans. Their impressive performance as well as vocal talent can still shine to make people feel great about their songs. This is why they are still among the best and most earned. And, here comes the reason why they are also in the list.