Top Richest Rock stars in the World

One of the most flamboyant genres in music is the rock and roll genres. It has been prevalent for many decades now. Over the years we have seen many rock stars who have become extremely popular for both their musical talents as well as their personalities. However, one aspect of their career which not many people know about is the economic benefits of being a world famous rock star. They sell millions of copies of their albums, sell out huge stadiums at concerts and also do a lot more that earns them a lot of money and makes them very rich.  So here is a list of top 4 richest rock stars in the world at this moment. The primary source of information for this list is the


Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner who is better known as Sting in the world of rock and roll tops the ranking as the richest rock star in the world at this point in time. With a whopping net worth of 1.4 billion dollars he heads the list of richest rock stars in the world. He has a career spanning close to 40 years. His longevity acts as one of the main reasons for him topping this list. He started his musical career as the lead singer and bassist of the very famous band called the police.

Paul McCartney

According to the second richest rock star in the world is the legendary Paul McCartney. He has been instrumental in making rock music popular more than ever before. The lead singer of perhaps the greatest rock band in history – the Beatles is second in the list with a net worth of 1.2 billion dollars.

John Lennon

One of the most iconic rock stars in the history of rock music and fellow band mate of Paul McCartney at the Beatles comes next in line. Although he passed away in 1980 at the age of 27, he still makes it to the list with a net worth of 800 million dollars, thanks to his immense success and popularity that made him one of the richest rock stars in the world.


Paul David Hewson or better known as Bono is the lead singer of the band U2 one of the longest performing rock bands in the world.  This Irish man has given many iconic hits like ‘With or without you’ and ‘beautiful day’. He is number 4 with a net worth of 600 million dollars.


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