The famous singer is known for his individual voice, exotic skills and performance. While some singers are gaining popularity in their native country, others are creating a name for themselves on the world map. There were quite a few vocalists who, thanks to their talent, vocals, beauty and systematic management, made them the most successful musicians in their field. Even though there are many famous singers, only a few of them have been able to earn the most from this profession.
Here is a list of the 15 highest paid singers of 2022:
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- 15. Mariah Carey (net worth: $320 million)
- 14. Lady Gaga (net worth: $320 million)
- 13. Katy Perry (worth $330 million)
- 12. Cher (net worth: $360 million)
- 11. Taylor Swift (worth $400 million)
- 10. Shania Twain (net worth: $400 million)
- 9. Jennifer Lopez (net worth: $400 million)
- 8. Barbra Streisand (net worth: $400 million)
- 7. Victoria Beckham (net worth $450 million)
- 6. Gloria Estefan (net worth $500 million)
- 5. Beyoncé (net worth: $536 million)
- 4. Dolly Parton (net worth: $650 million)
- 3. Celine Dion (net worth: $800 million)
- 2. Madonna (net worth: $850 million)
- 1. Rihanna (net worth $1.7 billion)
15. Mariah Carey (net worth: $320 million)
Mariah Carey, one of the most beloved music artists and the highest paid female singer of all time, has an estimated net worth of $320, of which the bulk of her wealth comes from selling over 200 million records worldwide. According to the RIAA, she is the third best female artist for her exceptional music and beautiful vocals. Her Billboard and Grammy awards are proof of that.
14. Lady Gaga (net worth: $320 million)
Whether or not her quirky sense of style is driving her fans and paparazzi crazy, but ever since she entered the music industry, there has been no turning back for Lady Gaga. This American pop star has sold her album for $28 million and her singles have sold for over $140 million.
She is one of the best selling musicians of all time. The six-time Grammy Award winner is also a fashion designer and has collaborated with Monster Cable on various fashion accessories.
13. Katy Perry (worth $330 million)
Katy Perry is an American singer, songwriter and television judge. She is one of the most beautiful singers. She also made the list of the hottest female musicians many times. Katy Perry's net worth is $330 million. Katy Perry has been one of the highest paid singers in the world for over a decade.
12. Cher (net worth: $360 million)
An American actress, singer and fashion icon, the starlet is known for her distinctive voice and good looks, earning her the nickname "Goddess of Pop". As a trendsetter, she won the hearts of women and became desirable for men with her sensuality.
The Oscar and Grammy Award winner has entered the mainstream with her blockbuster single; I got you, Babe. She is the only female artist to consistently top the Billboard charts in each of the past decades.
11. Taylor Swift (worth $400 million)
Taylor Swift is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. She is considered one of the most beautiful and most popular singers. To date, she has sold over 200 million albums in her career. As of the end of 2021, Taylor Swift's net worth is estimated at $400 million. She is in 11th position in the ranking of the highest paid singers.
10. Shania Twain (net worth: $400 million)
One of the very rare female artists whose albums are consistently sold platinum. With her powerful, breathtaking vocals, she has won the hearts of millions with her tours and concerts around the world. Among the best-selling artists of all time, she is well paid, making her one of the richest singers of this era.
9. Jennifer Lopez (net worth: $400 million)
Stylish and sexy Jennifer Lopez is not only one of the highest paid singers in the world, but also one of the hottest women on the planet. Her success has grown over the years along with her investments in many other ventures including her clothing line, production company, perfumes and accessories.
The stunning and voluptuous beauty has sold over 55 million records worldwide and is in high demand due to her multifaceted talent.
8. Barbra Streisand (net worth: $400 million)
As one of the best-selling female artists on the Recording Industry Association of America's list of best-selling album artists, Streisand has won the hearts of audiences around the world. Apparently, Barbra is also the only recording artist in history to have a #1 release for 6 consecutive decades.
After receiving two Oscars, five Emmys and eight Grammys. With over 72.5 million albums sold in the United States and around 245 million records sold globally, she is sure to make this list.
7. Victoria Beckham (net worth $450 million)
Victoria Beckham is a British singer, actress and philanthropist with a net worth of $450 million. This is the combined net worth of Victoria and her husband David Beckham. She is on the 7th position in the list of the highest paid singers of all time.
6. Gloria Estefan (net worth $500 million)
This seven-time Grammy-winning Cuban beauty is one of the most popular and highest paid singers in the world. Gloria Estefan's net worth is estimated at $500 million. She is considered the most successful crossover artist in the history of music.
5. Beyoncé (net worth: $536 million)
Beyoncé is an American R&B singer, actress and fashion designer with an estimated net worth of $536 million. The beautiful and talented star has sold over 75 million copies as a solo artist, as well as over 60 million with her band Destiny's Child. The public has always appreciated her phenomenal dancing abilities. Among the most influential people in the world according to TIME, she has also been associated with top brands such as Armani and Tommy Hilfiger.
4. Dolly Parton (net worth: $650 million)
When it comes to country music, no other woman can make you hum like Dolly Parton does. With an expected net worth of $650 million, she has been aggressively showing top spots on the charts that have topped the Billboard Country charts. She has received 7 Oscars and 8 Grammy awards throughout her career, making her the most beloved among music listeners.
3. Celine Dion (net worth: $800 million)
There is a reason why she is the second highest paid female singer. And the point is not only in the money she earned, but also in her authority as a musical performer. With her music ranging from rock and R&B to gospel and classical, the talented singer can sing songs in German, Latin, Japanese, Italian and even Chinese.
2. Madonna (net worth: $850 million)
Madonna is undoubtedly on the list of the highest paid female singers of 2022, with an estimated net worth of $850 million. Dubbed the "Queen of Pop" by the media and the music industry, Madonna has sold over 300 million records worldwide. Apparently, this makes her the best-selling female singer of all time, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.
She owns approximately 64.5 million certified albums, making her the second best-selling female artist in the United States as determined by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The musician also owns a clothing line and fragrance that adds to her wealth.
1. Rihanna (net worth $1.7 billion)
Rihanna tops our list of the highest paid singers of all time. As of August 2021 Rihanna's net worth is $1.7 billion.. This makes her the richest female musician in the world.
While they're busy singing their way to your heart, these beautiful and exceptionally talented singers have carved out a place for themselves in the industry. Being one of the richest singers, they proved that at any moment they can compete with any other male musician.