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What is the net worth of Singer-songwriter, Paul McCartney, the soul of The Beatles?

News by Clarence Published on 10 Nov,2016 Updated on 05 Apr,2021

Paul McCartney is an English Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who has gained worldwide fame with the rock band 'The Beatles'. He had a songwriting partnership with fellow band member John Lennon which is known as the most celebrated partnership of the 20th century.

The legendary star of the music world McCartney is the richest musician of all time. How much is his current net worth? Details of his album sales, income, salary, and assets here.  

The Richest Rock Star Of All Time Paul McCartney: Net Worth, Income And Assets

McCartney's time with The Beatles brought him $7 million at that time and as of 2021, he is estimated to be $1.2 Billion making him the richest rock star of the century.

CAPTION: The legendary star of the music world Paul McCartney is the richest musician of all time with $1.2 Billion net worth as of 2021 SOURCE: Rolling Stone

As per the sources, his yearly income is as much as $70 million. Taking about his real estate, he has more than $150 million worth of property. 

Year

Property

Price

1984

Townhouse in New York City

$1.88 million

1998

House in East Hampton, Long Island

$495k

2001

Courtney Love’s Beverly Hills

$4 million

2015

Manhattan Penthouse

$15.5 million with $13k monthly maintenance cost

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190-acre ranch

-

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1,500-acre estate in East Sussex

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The legendary singer is also the owner of many high-quality guitars and other gears and some of them with its price are listed below:

Gadgets

Price on Ebay

Shure Beta 58A Vocal Microphone

$70

Telefunken U47

$7,995

Shure SM58 

$15.50

Ampeg Dan Armstrong Plexi Electric Guitar

$1,082.98

Fender Esquire

$6,739.45

1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard Left-Handed Solid Body

$1,395

Höfner 500/1 Bass

$4,854.36

Rickenbacker 4001

$3,781.74

Fender Jazz Bass

$ 5,499

He donated three million pounds to a food company after the demise of his wife, Linda in the year 1999. In October 2014, he made $10.6 million from five shows within a week. 

Singer-songwriter Paul McCartney's Singing Career-From The Beatles To The Solo Stardom

The Beatles need no introduction, even in 2021, almost 50 years after we last saw the band together they are still one of the biggest boy bands the world has seen, Their songs still rule the chart and still have a strong worldwide fandom.

The band consists of four legendary singers Paul McCartney, late John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and late George Harrison first took the world by their musical storm back in 1962 and was together until 1970.

CAPTION: The Beatles-One of the iconic boybands of all time (Paul McCartney, late John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and late George Harrison) SOURCE: NPR

During their time, they have released many sucessful albums and singles and have sold millions of copies. Below is the summary of their singles and record sales which we gathered from Chart Masters.

 

           Full Length

              Singles

    Total  CSPC  

 

Studio Album

Other Releases

Physical

Download

Streaming

 

Please Please Me

5900000

21147000

2535000

360000

108000

30050000

With The Beatles

5850000

7872000

255000

255000

37000

14149000

Hard Day’s Night

9850000

15367000

840000

251000

78000

25886000

Beatles For Sale

5650000

8178000

2955000

113000

38000

16934000

Help!

9850000

19465000

3345000

409000

125000

33194000

Rubber Soul

14400000

7508000

720000

360000

99000

23087000

After the Beatle band's separation, Paul sought a solo career and composed the band 'Wings' with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. McCartney has been identified as one of the most successful composers and performers of all time.

The songs that were written, or co-written, by McCartney have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, then as of 2009, he has $25.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States.

McCartney, Lennon, Harrison, and Starr all received The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1965, and in 1997, McCartney was designated for services to music.

Multitalented singer Paul McCartney released a huge catalog of songs as a solo artist and has composed classical and electronic music.

He participated in projects to promote international charities related to subjects of animal rights, seal hunting, landmines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education.

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