World entertainment industry is experiencing a boom these days. Especially singers, they know the tactics of drawing million dollars in their bank account through their wonderful voice. It’s not that any person who sings well can earn the best. Rather, only a few own the talent to win the heart of the crowd. Among many, these top 10 richest male singers 2016 have made special position in the musical industry. Let’s know a little about them.
List of Top 10 Richest Male Singers 2016 in the World
Johnny Mathis: Having a fortune around $400 million, Johnny Mathis tops the list. He is the highly popular American singer who is known for his outstanding contribution to the music industry. Mathis has sold over hundreds of millions of albums, thereby gained the position of 3rd most successful recording artist. A lifetime achievement award winner, Mathis, has also been introduced in Grammy hall of fame.
George Strait: Popularly known as ‘King of Country’, George grabs the second position among the richest singers with a wealth of estimated $326 million. He made his debut in 1981 with his album ‘Strait Country’ which let him grab 3 CMA Awards and 2 ACM awards, being the entertainer of the year. He owns the 12th position for best recording artist with a collection of more than 100 million records.
Toby Keith: Having an estimated wealth of over $320 million, Toby rules the 3rd position of the list. Since his debut made in 1993, he had released around 17 studio albums along with 2 Christmas and 4 compilation albums. Apart from being American singer, Keith works as a songwriter, actor and a businessman too.
Julio Iglesias: Among the top three American singers, Julio emerged as the Spanish singer with a net worth of $300 million. His outstanding contribution towards musical industry can be seen through 80 albums released worldwide.
Aaron Kwok: A rich guy, Aaron is a Hong Kong-based singer and worked as a dancer and actor as well. He owns $275 million wealth which stands him on the 5th position. His performances revoke the memories of Michael Jackson. Apart from singing, he is also known for his passion for new cars.
Most Popular Richest Male Singers 2016 List Top 10
Kenny Rogers: known as best-selling artist of all time, Kenny Rogers spaced up the list. Winner of numerous awards like AMAs, Grammy, ACMs and many more, he owns a worth of $250 million.
Justin Bieber: Not just only a pop singer, Justin Bieber is known for his acting and songwriting skills too. Recipient of numerous awards and accolades listed in Forbes for being the most powerful celebrity, this Canadian singer owns a wealth of estimated $200 million.
Robbie William: A British singer and songwriter, Robbie Williams achieve around 17 BRIT and 8 ECHO awards. Being one of the best-selling artists, his fortune turns around to be $200 million. Till now, his albums sale has crossed the mark of 77 million.
Jay Chou: A renowned Taiwanese singer who is also well-known for being a multi-instrumentalist, owns an estimated of $185 million fortune. He has also grabbed the title of ‘New King of Asia Pop’.
Justin Timberlake: Known for his remarkable work with the boy band NSYNC, he has earned several awards including Grammy and Emmy awards. With a net worth of $175 million, Justin Timberlake acquires the 10th position in the list of top 10 richest male singers.