Until now, rock music is still a genre of music that is much loved by the public.
No wonder that history records many great musicians who had ruled the rock scene in the world. The musician also has a wealth that is not small. Some of them are still able to enjoy their wealth until now, although some fall bankrupt because they are not good at managing.
Citing myfirstclasslife.com, Tuesday (5/17/2016), here is a list of some rock musicians who have a coffin of infinite wealth. Here are the reviews:
7. Keith Richards
Total Wealth: US $ 340 million
This British musician is one of the founders of the famous rock band, The Rolling Stone. Aside from being a musician, Keith Richards is also a songwriter and record producer. He has also starred in the film Pirates of Caribbean with Jhonny Depp.
6. Ringo Starr
Total Wealth: US $ 350 million
The musician, whose real name is Richard Starkey, became known to the world community since joining the Beatles band in 1962. He is known as a drummer in the band. He also won an award in 2011 as one of the 100 best drummers of all time.
5. Mick Jagger
Total Wealth: US $ 360 million
Mick Jagger is a singer, composer and film player. He is known worldwide as the lead singer of the British rock group, The Rolling Stones. In songs sung with his band, Jagger often plays harmonica, guitar, and piano.
4. Jimmy Buffett
Total Wealth: US $ 450 million
Thanks to his song ‘Margaritaville,’ Jimmy Buffett was able to become one of the richest rock stars in the world. He even has his fan who calls himself the Parrotheads.
3. Elton John
Total Wealth: US $ 475 million
The man who was born on March 25, 1947, is a British musician. He is famous as a singer of the song Candle In The Wind, which was popular in the mid-70s. The song he sang to deliver Diana’s body at the funeral ceremony at Westminster Abbey
2. Paul David Hewson a.k.a. Bono
Total Wealth: US $ 700 million
Paul David Hewson is the vocalist of the Irish Rock band “U2”. Over the years it has been the voice of a generation that has problems with injustice and violations committed by world leaders. It reflected in the lyrics of U2, which are full of political and social content.
1. Paul Mc Cartney
Total Wealth: US $ 1.2 billion
McCartney listed as the most successful musician and songwriter of all time. He won 60 platinum, and single album sales reached 100 million copies. The song ‘Yesterday’ which he wrote in 1964 became the song most often sung again and played on United States radio.
McCartney is also active in animal rights and vegetarianism activities, especially in PETA.