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Who are the top richest Guitarists in the world?

Few things in life beat the feeling of a nice, cool, melodious guitar sound.

Playing the instrument at the top level means enjoying the dividends that come from it.

The richest guitarists are experts who have mastered the art of music and have rightly maximise the opportunity presented to them by life itself.

In the world, the top richest guitarists are:

20. Mark Knopfler

NET WORTH: $95 million 

Mark Knopfler

Coming in first on the list of the richest guitarists in the world is Mark Knopfler.

He is the co-founder of Dire Straits, a popular music network and has a commanding voice in Country Music.

Today, he has an estimated net worth of approximately $95 million.

19. Pete Townshend

Net Worth: $90 million

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend is a notorious guitarist, journalist and author.

He is a reporter who portrays an investigative approach to journalism and has also written several publications.

The talented guitarist has an estimated net worth of about $90 million.

18. Angus Young

NET WORTH: $140 Million

Angus Young

Angus Young is a Scottish-Australian guitarist.

Young is the leading guitarist and music composer of his band, AC/DC who has released more than 17 studio albums, selling over 200 million of them worldwide.

He has an estimated net worth of $140 Million, making him one of the top richest guitarists in the world.

17. David Bowie

NET WORTH: $150 Million

David Bowie

David Bowie is one of the passionate lovers of music.

He has influenced the rock and roll genre of music and is a songwriter, musician and producer.

With an estimated net worth of $150 Million, David Bowie is one of the top richest guitarists in the world.

16. David Gilmour

NET WORTH: $165 Million

David Gilmour

David Gilmour is a vocalist, performer, philanthropist and guitarist.

He is a member of Pink Floyd, a popular best-selling musical group and also has his collection of solo works.

He was rewarded by the council of Great Britain with the CBE crown.

15. Jimmy Page

NET WORTH: $170 Million

Jimmy-page

Jimmy Page is one of the top richest guitarists in the world.

He once performed with The Yardbirds and has collaborated with other popular musical group such as The Beatles.

Jimmy is the founder of Led Zeppelin and has an estimated net worth of $170 Million.

14. Sean Lennon

NET WORTH: $200 Million

Sean Lennon

Sean Lennon is guitarist, singer and music composer,

He is the son of the prominent music star, John Lennon and his mother, Yoko Ono is also an artist.

As a result of his parent’s musical background, Sean did not stress himself out on his way to success.

13. Brian May

NET WORTH: $210 Million

Brian May
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 02: Brian May of Queen performs live on stage at The O2 Arena on July 2, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Baker/Getty Images)

Brian May is a full-time music artist, performer, soloist and guitarist who is regarded as one of the best guitarists of all time.

He is the co-founder of the popular musical group, Queen.

With an estimated net worth of $210 Million, Brian is one of the top richest guitarists in the world.

12. Prince

NET WORTH: $250 million

Prince is a guitarist, music composer, vocalist, and guitarist.

The rich guitarist is one of the greatest pop stars ever and has 10 of his albums rated platinum.

He has an estimated net worth of $250 million, making him one of the richest guitarists in the world.

11. Dave Grohl

NET WORTH: $260 Million

Full name: David Eric Grohl is an American musician, rockstar, music composer, vocalist, producer and talented instrumentalist.

He can play multiple musical instruments with ease and has performed for groups such as Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Virtues and so on.

Today, David has an estimated net worth of about $260 Million to break in among the list of the top richest guitarists in the world.

10. Dhani Harrison

NET WORTH: $275 Million

Dhani Harrison is Among the top 10 richest guitarists in the world.

The talented guitarist is also a music composer and singer who is part of the popular musical group, Beatles.

He has an estimated net worth of about $275 Million.

9. Jon Bon Jovi

NET WORTH: $275 Million

Jon Bon Jovi is a guitarist, soloist, singer and music composer.

Jovi boost of eleven studio albums and is among the top-ranked musical artists on the Billboard Chart.

With an estimated net worth of $275 Million, he is one of the top richest guitarists in the world.

8. Dave Mattews

NET WORTH: $300 Million

Dave John Matthews (In full) is a South African-American musician, music composer, actor, vocalist and entertainer.

Dave is a performer for Dave Matthews Band and also performs solos and records outside the group.

He is a Grammy Award-winner with an estimated net worth of around $300 Million.

7. Eric Clapton

NET WORTH: $300 Million

Full name: Eric Patrick Clapton, is a popular English rock and blues guitarist, musician and composer.

He has performed for several groups such as Yardbirds and Cream and has constantly ranked among the top greatest guitarists of all time.

Eric has an estimated net worth of approximately $300 Million, making him of the top richest guitarists in the world.

6. Bruce Sprimgsteen

NET WORTH: $300 Million

Full name: Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is one of the top richest guitarists in the world.

The rich American is a guitarist, musician, vocalist, composer and philanthropist.

He is nicknamed “The Boss” and has garnered an estimated net worth of roughly
$300 Million.

5. The Edge

NET WORTH: $340 Million

Nicknamed “The Edge”, David Howells Evans is a British-Irish singer, musician and multi-instrumentalist.

He is one of the co-founders of the popular musical band, U2 and is their leading guitarist and pianist.

The Edge has an estimated net worth of about $340 Million and is the 5th guitarist on the list of the top richest guitarists in the world.

4. Toby Keith

NET WORTH: $320 Million

Among the “top four” on the list, Toby Keith Covel (in full) is an American Country music star, musician, record artist, music composer, actor and businessperson.

His albums have been certified not less than Gold and have been extremely popular in the 90s, topping the charts and Billboard.

He has earned a good net worth of $320 Million and is one of the top guitarists in the world of music.

3. Keith Richards

NET WORTH: $340 Million

Keith Richards is a popular English guitarist, musician, composer, and best-selling memoirist.

He is one of the co-founders of The Rolling Stones, a successful rock band group and the group’s success is mostly attributed to his input.

Today, he earns a mammoth estimated net worth of $340 Million.

2. Jimmy Buffet

NET WORTH: $400 Million

With an estimated net worth of $400 Million, Jimmy Buffet is the second top richest guitarist in the world.

Full name: Jimmy William Buffet is an American performer, music composer, actor, author and entrepreneur.

He is one of the greatest guitarists ever and sits with the likes of Diddy and Dr Dre on success.

1. Paul McCartney

NET WORTH: $1.2 Billion

The crown of the richest guitarists in the world goes to Paul McCartney.

He is arguably the greatest artist ever and plays the guitar instrument for The Beatles.

His solo career in music has earned him a large part of his total net worth excluding his successes with The Beatles.

Paul has an estimated net worth of approximately $1.2 Billion to top the list.

WOW!

Conclusion

Thriving in music is more of talent than hard work and these guys (mentioned above) has set the pace for excellence.

They have made a lot of fortune from playing the guitar and has modelled themselves to celebrities in the art of music.

Listening to their work might sum up the quality they each possess and might explain vividly why they deserve to be on top.

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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