They are well known for their wonderful voices and great performances and their exotic skills make them the famous divas that they are. Of course, hard work, proper management topped by beauty has seen them to their success making them very powerful. There is an endless list of these talented singers, some famous than others but most of these female musicians are great at what they do and they are loved across the globe. The music industry is one of the biggest in the world and they have curved their riches out of it, getting richer by the year, and a list below shows whom the 10 richest singers in the world of 2015 are.
- Jennifer Lopez
Singer, dancer, actress, record producer and fashion designer, Jennifer Lynn Lopez also known as J. lo has an estimated $300 million net worth and counting. J. lo was born in Bronx, USA, began her career as a dancer and now she is a well-honed businessperson who has made her mark in the world. Some of her biggest hits were “waiting for tonight” and “if you had my love” and she is well known for her movie “Maid in Manhattan”.
- Victoria Beckham
Most of the time, Victoria Beckham is dismissed while she is next to her evenly talented husband David Beckham but put him aside, she is magnificent. Victoria’s net worth has been estimated to stand at $300 million. Born in Harlow, Essex in England, Victoria Caroline Beckham started as a model and a singer with the spice girls and later ventured into fashion.
Cherilyn Sarkisian, best known as Cher, is estimated to have a fortune of $305 million, which she owes to her many careers. She is a well-known singer, record producer, actress, director and television personality and it doesn’t end there, she is also a philanthropist. Cher was born in EL Centro, California, and she was once married to singer Sonny Bono and they made the hit song “I Got You Babe” together.
- Barbra Streisand
Barbara Joan Streisand was born in Brooklyn, New York and she began her career as a teenager singing in nightclubs. Now, she has 33 studio albums, she is an actress and a songwriter in addition to popular singer. She is well known for her album, “Guilty” and her success have landed her a well deserved fortune of $340 million. Some of her films are “funny girl” and “Prince of Tides”.
- Shania Twain
This five-time Grammy winner has a net worth estimate of $350 million, which she has gained through her music and songwriter talent. Her success broke through in the 90s with her album “the woman in me”. She was born in Windsor, Ontario, in Canada and she is married to Frederic Thiebaud.
- Dolly Parton
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born in Sevierville, Tennessee in the states and her popularity is overwhelming. She has a net worth of $500 million that she has earned through her country music. She is also a multi-instrumentalist and has over 3,000 songs to her name, which some are “Jolene” and “Coat of Many Colors”. Dolly Parton is also a talented actress, acting in some of the best movies like “9 to 5” and “unlikely angel”.
- Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan is one of the most successful musicians with a net worth of $500 million. She is an entrepreneur, songwriter, singer and actress and the best Latin music performer of all time. Gloria was born in Havana, Cuba and her first album was “Live Again/Renacer” in 1997. Over the years, she has produced more albums, appeared on television films and written books that have gone as high as bestseller.
- Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey is an American singer, actress, record producer and songwriter who has an estimate of $ 535 million. She is well known for her remarkable voice and her hits “Butterfly” and “Music Box”. She was born in Huntington, New York, and she has two children.
- Celine Dion
Celine Marie Claudette Dion hails from a musical family and she started her career very young. She has sold over 200 million albums and has earned herself a fortune of $630 million and one of her best hit single is “My Heart Will Go On”. Celine was born in Charlemagne, Quebec in Canada, and she is married to husband Rene Angelil.
The talented Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone definitely tops the list with a net worth of $700 million. She is an American singer, actress, songwriter and entrepreneur and she has sold way over 300 million records worldwide. The Guinness Book of Records has recognized her as the top-selling female artist of all time. She was born in Bay City, Michigan in the US and she is divorced to husband Guy Ritchie.
Having a beautiful voice can clearly earn one a fortune like this artists have earned but it definitely doesn’t stop at the voice, because most of these women have ventured into business, production, acting and even fashion to boost their income. They are hardworking women who have taken their time to do what they do best to get where they are and if you crave to fit their footprints then you better brace yourself to get to work.
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