The entertainment industry is dominated by the supremely talented singers. One can easily say that, there is a new song released every single day in the music industry. Also, If one acquires a amusing voice, he can easily be a rich superstar.
The famous music companies and media houses are very quick to respond to an amazing voice and offer them big money contracts. Meanwhile, to be an successful singer, one has to put in a lot of effort, dedication and effort, in addition it takes many failed attempts to create a decent fan base.
In the entertainment industry, one song can really make or break your future . Also, we have many singers with huge fan base and are paid a fortune all because of their voice. Here is a list of top 10 richest male singers in the world in 2018.
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10. Robbie William
Net Worth: $200 million
Robbie William is a famed singer, songwriter and actor of British Origin. According to various sources, Robbie sold around 80 million albums in total. Robbie was spotted by Nigel Martin – smith and selected in band Take that in 1990. The group was an instant hit and released several hit albums like Back for Good, Never Forget, Shine, Pray and Kidz. William parted his way from the band in 1995 to pursue his career as solo artist. His solo stint as singer was remarkably successful as he produced numerous charts topping hits like Angels, Freedom, Rock DJ, Shame, Go Gentle and Let me entertain you. For his contribution in music industry he has been awarded a record eighteen Brit Awards and 8 Echo Awards from the German music Industry.
9. Justin Timberlake
Net Worth: $230 million
Justin Timberland is a global superstar and an American singer, songwriter and actor. He was born on 31, January 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee to a Baptist minister father. Originally named Justin Randall Timberlake, Justin started his career as a child actor on a how entitled Star Search in 1983. His musical career started at the early age of 14, Justin became a significant member of boy band “NSYNC.
Some of the musical hits of Justin Timberlake includes, “Cry Me a River”, that was ranked #2 in UK singles top chart in 2003 and a solo album , Justified that was the top ranked in UK Album Chart in 2003. For his incredible work, he has been awarded the prestigious Grammy Award for Nine times. Justin is also a brilliant actor and has done projects like Friends with Benefits and the Social Network. The Singer was in the list of Top 100 most influential people in the World by Time Magazine.
8. Justin Bieber
Net Worth: $245 Million
Justin Bieber is a very well known Canadian singer and songwriter. Justin was spotted by his present manager Scooter Braun, through his You Tube videos. He was later signed by Raymond Braun Media Group and afterwards by the L.A. Reid. Justin Bieber is known for his innovative style and a crazy teenager. In the year 2009, his first extended play My World was released.
The play was a hit and earned a platinum record in U.S. His albums are an instant hits and it was reported that copies of his album was sold within Days. Justin was named in Guinness book of World Records as the tickets of his stage show “Close Encounter Tour” was sold out within 24 hours. Justin Bieber has been awarded American Music Award for artist of the year in 2010 and 2012. Furthermore, he has been listed four times in he list of Top Ten most powerful celebrity by Forbes in 2010, 2012 and 2013.
7. Kenny Rogers
Net Worth – $250 million
Kenneth Ronald Rogers, popularly known as Kenny Rogers is a globally acclaimed musician, singer and entrepreneur. Apart from his solo hits, he has been member of groups like, The Scholar, The New Christy Minstrels and the First Edition. Kenny is also the member of Country Music Hall of Fame. Known for his country music Kenny has released around 120 hit singles across various music genres. Kenny Rogers has been the winners of prestigious Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, Country Music association awards and many more. During his elongated career, Kenny has recorded around 32 studio albums and 49 compilation albums.
6. Johnnny Hallyday
Net Worth -$275 millions
Johnny Hallyday or originally Jean-Phillippe Smet is an unknown entry to the list. Johnny is a French actor and singer and is considered as French Elvis Presley. His majority of works has been in French, making him popular in a restricted vicinity of Quebec, Belgium, Switzerland and France. John Hallyday is probably one of the “biggest superstar of all times” . He has completed over 181 tours, sold over 110 million records and had 18 platinum hit albums to his name.
5. Julio Iglesias
Net Worth: $300 million
Julio Iglesias, father of very famous singer Enrique Iglesias, is a renowned Spanish songwriter and singer. His list of achievement is never-ending and boasts of Three Guinness Record. In 1983, He was declared the most recorded artist in the world. And by 2013, he was the prime Latin artist to have sold most numbers of records in history. He easily makes into the list of Top Ten record seller in music history with unbelievable stats of having sold more than 150 million records worldwide in 14 languages along with More than 2600 certified gold and platinum albums.
Iglesias’s resume holds awards like Grammy, Latin Grammy, World Music Awards, Billboard Awards, Silver Gull, Lo Nuestro Awards and many more. He has been the most popular and largest foreign record seller in China, Brazil, France, Romania and Italy to name a few. It has been estimated that Iglesias had done more than 5000 concerts witnessed by more than 60 million people across five continents.
4. George Strait
Net Worth:: $300 millions
George Harvey Strait, an American singer, songwriter and music producers is famed across the World for his country Music. He is also known as King of the Country music and referred as King George by his diehard fans. George is recognised by his fans as the most influential recording artist and a trendsetter. He was responsible for bring back Country music in an era of pop county.
George holds the record of producing most number one hits in Bill Boards Hot Country Songs with 61 number one Hits. The record was previously held by Twitty with 40.Strait has sold more than 100 million records that includes 13 multi-platinum, 33 platinum and 38 gold albums. He has been awarded with Country Music Hall of Fame and Artist of the Decade by the Academy of Country Music awards.
3. Bruce Springsteen
Net Worth: $345 Million
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is a globally acclaimed American singer and songwriter. He is widely acclaimed for his extraordinary poetic lyrics, satire and political sentiments. Springsteen produces commercially hit rock albums and folk oriented works. He has sold more than 120 million records worldwide. He has been awarded many prestigious awards including 20 Grammy Awards, Two Golden globes and an Academy Awards. He also has been inducted into Song writer Hall Of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
2. Johnny Mathis
Net Worth: $400 Million
John Royce Mantis is a well known American singer of Jazz. His impressive record of discography includes Jazz, traditional pop, Brazilian music, Spanish music and soul music. Some of the block buster albums of Mathis have recorded sales of over 350 million records. Mathis has been awarded Grammy Hall of fame for three separate recordings. Mantis also owns hotels, fashion companies around the globe.
1. Toby Keith
Net worth: $450 million
Toby Keith Covel is a celebrated American singer, songwriter and record producer. The fans are still trying to find out the real feature of Toby. He is a fantastic actor and a marvellous singer. Keith has released seventeen studio albums, two Christmas albums and four compilation albums. He also has sixty one singles on Bill Board Hot Country Songs a chart that includes 21 number one hits. In his long and prestigious career he has won Favorite Country Album Awards and Favorite Country Male Artist Award by the American Music Awards. , Top Male Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year by Academic of Country Music and Country Music association Award. He was awarded as The Country Artist Of the Decade by Bill board.
A very soulful music and a pleasant voice can really uplift your mood in even darkest if the day. With numerous talented singers on the block, making a name for you can be a hectic effort. As a singer, attaining top position once takes effort, but maintaining that position takes tremendous effort . The above described richest male singer had made millions of their voice and continues to win hearts of their fans worldwide.