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Taylor Swift and 24 More of the Richest Musicians

GOBankingRates Logo By Karen Doyle of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 26: MTV debuted Aug. 1, 1981, and as it turns 40, it can be credited with launching or boosting the careers of countless music stars. Music videos from Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and the Miami Sound Machine were among the staples of the network in its early years. Find Out: The Richest Celebrity From Every State Better Together: 24 Celebrity Couples Worth Hundreds of Millions It's no surprise then, that some of those performers  appear on GOBanking Rates' list of 25 of the richest musicians. But beyond the glitzy lifestyles, world tours, and pomp and circumstance that come with being a music star, how much are these celeb performers actually worth? In some cases, they’re worth much less than you might have thought — and in other cases, so much more. Learn More: 15 Highest-Grossing Actors of All Time Ouch: Critically Acclaimed Movies That Bombed at the Box Office  While you probably expect some of the musicians on this list to be wealthy, you might be surprised to find out that they're all worth at least multiple hundreds of millions. Some have even crossed over into the elite ranks of billionaires. Click through to find out which of your favorite musicians are making the big bucks.   Last updated: Aug. 2, 2021

MTV debuted Aug. 1, 1981, and as it turns 40, it can be credited with launching or boosting the careers of countless music stars. Music videos from Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and the Miami Sound Machine were among the staples of the network in its early years.

Find Out: The Richest Celebrity From Every State
Better Together: 24 Celebrity Couples Worth Hundreds of Millions

It's no surprise then, that some of those performers  appear on GOBanking Rates' list of 25 of the richest musicians. But beyond the glitzy lifestyles, world tours, and pomp and circumstance that come with being a music star, how much are these celeb performers actually worth? In some cases, they’re worth much less than you might have thought — and in other cases, so much more.

Learn More: 15 Highest-Grossing Actors of All Time Ouch: Critically Acclaimed Movies That Bombed at the Box Office 

While you probably expect some of the musicians on this list to be wealthy, you might be surprised to find out that they're all worth at least multiple hundreds of millions. Some have even crossed over into the elite ranks of billionaires.

Click through to find out which of your favorite musicians are making the big bucks. 

Last updated: Aug. 2, 2021

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