Top 10 Richest Songwriters And Their Net Worth


We all love music, the tunes, composition, and its videography but most importantly what makes the song is how it is written. There are so many songwriters across the globe, all make their living of this talent but very few are able to make a serious amount of money from songwriting. And we wonder who could be the richest songwriter.

Sometimes you can hear that composing music is not difficult, and that anyone can do it. Yes, anyone can do it, but not everyone is capable of making really interesting music. Writing a song is more than just being the author. Yes, everyone has the tools for creativity (at least, most likely, there is a brain), but not everyone gets public recognition. Having instruments alone will not make a person a successful musician. Successful authors work to develop their abilities often – every day.

Composers and writers have a lot in common. The main goal of a writer, like a musician, is to establish emotional contact with his audience. Writers do this with motivation, imagery, and strong phrases. Musicians – in the same way, but also with the help of music.

Always work towards the development of your abilities If our main goal is to establish an emotional connection with listeners, then we must constantly improve our existing abilities and acquire new ones. The more instruments-abilities we have, the more diversified and wider our possibilities in music become. It is important not only to have many opportunities and be able to use them, but also to constantly experiment.

Do not limit your creative thinking, using only the “correct and tried” methods of composing music. The effectiveness of the emotional impact of any – even the most ingenious musical technique sooner or later dulls. Listeners are constantly in need of new experiences, so non-standard, unpredictable musical and poetic decisions produce a more intense emotional effect.

Here is the list of the top 10 Richest songwriters all over the world.

Top 10 Richest Songwriters Net worth and their official Twitter Accounts

Richest Songwriter 2021

Paul McCartney is the richest songwriter globally

1) Paul McCartney Net Worth

Paul McCartney net worth is estimated to be $1.2 Billion 

An English Singer, Lyricist, Composer Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942), He became famous by working with the Beatles as co-lead vocalist and bassist. His work alongside John Lennon on songwriting has been the most successful in music history.

Famous Songs

  • And I Love Her (1964)
  • Yesterday (1965)
  • Eleanor Rigby (1966)
  • Blackbird (1968)

Twitter: @PaulMcCartney

Paul McCartney playing guitar at a live concert, richest songwriter

2) Bono Net Worth

A well-known singer, songwriter, actor, businessman, and philanthropist Bono! Paul David Hewson aka Bono (born 10 May 1960), is an Irish Lead vocalist also songwriter to famous Band U2. Bono has won 22 Grammy Awards, He is also listed in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Famous Songs

  • The Unforgettable Fire (1984)
  • I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (1987)
  • Where the Streets Have No Name (1987)
  • Beautiful Day (2000)

Bono Net worth according to the Internet is $700 Million

Twitter: U2 The Band @U2

Bono performing at a live concert

3) Jimmy Buffett Net Worth

James William Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and actor. Started his career in Nashville Tennessee. He also has been featured in TV and Films. Being a bestselling author, Buffet is linked with restaurant chains, who named after his famous song titles such as Margaritaville Cafe restaurant chain

Famous Songs

  • Cheeseburger in Paradise (1978)
  • A Pirate Looks at Forty (1974)
  • Margaritaville (1977)
  • Pencil Thin Mustache (1974)

Jimmy Buffet net worth is $600 Million 

Twitter: @jimmybuffett

jimmy buffett playing guitar
Erika Goldring/Getty Images

4) Bruce Springsteen Net Worth

Born on September 23, 1949, in Long Branch, New Jersey, Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen grew up in Freehold, New Jersey. American sensational singer, songwriter, and musician have sold $135 million copies of his albums. He started a new genre of music named Heartland rock. He was honorarily tagged as ‘’The Boss’’

Famous Songs

  • Dancing in the dark
  • Tougher than the rest
  • I’m on fire
  • Thunder road
  • Born to run (1974)

Bruce Springsteen Net worth is estimated to be $500 Million 

Twitter: @springsteen

Bruce Springsteen performance at concert
Credit: Alamy

5) Elton John Net Worth

Sir Elton Hercules John (born 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. John is known to be the best-selling artist of all time, He gained this by his extraordinary talent for music. He has sold over $300 million records, Making his career by Rock and soft rock in his own unique ways.

Famous songs

  • I’m still standing (1983)
  • Your Songs (1970)
  • Sacrifice (1989)
  • Rocket Man (1972)

Elton John Net worth is $500 Million according to records

Twitter: @eltonofficial

Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images file

6) Jon Bon Jovi Net Worth

Jon Bon Jovi Net worth is $410 Million 

Twitter: @jonbonjovi

Image Source: Wikimedia  

7) Sting Net Worth

Sting aka (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) 

Sting Net worth is $400 Million

Twitter: @OfficialSting

Image Source: Wikimedia

8) Mick Jagger Net Worth

Mick Jagger Net Worth is $360 Million 

Twitter: @MickJagger

9) Gene Simmons Net Worth

Gene Simmons Net worth is $350 Million 

Twitter: @genesimmons

Image Source: Wikimedia

10) Ringo Starr Net Worth

Ringo Starr Net Worth is $350 Million 

Twitter: @ringostarrmusic

Image Source: Wikimedia
Previous articleIs It Possible to Lock People Inside a Building
Next articleWhat you Need to Know Before Buying Vape Cartridges
I am Jessica Moretti, mother of 1 boy and 2 beautiful twin angels, and live in on Burnaby Mountain in British Columbia. I started this blog to discuss issues on parenting, motherhood and to explore my own experiences as a parent. I hope to help you and inspire you through simple ideas for happier family life!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here