Born Andre Romelle Young February 18, 1965, in Compton, California. Dr. Dre is married Nicole Threatt since 1996. Beats Audio was Purchased by Apple in May 2014 for $3 Billion dollars, making Dre leapfrog as the Richest Man in Hip Hop, surpassing a long time reigning Diddy and Jay-Z.
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy and Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He was born in New York City and was raised in Mount Vernon, New York.
Tags: jay z | richest | hip-hop | forbes Jay Z Is Richest Hip-Hop Star in the World, Forbes Says American rapper and businessman, Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as JAY-Z, acknowledges his Industry Icon award during the traditionnal Clive Davis party on the eve of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 28, 2018, in New York.
Sprint’s $200 million January investment in music streaming service Tidal reportedly values the platform at $600 million—more than ten times what Jay Z paid for it two years ago. His remaining stake’s surge in value helped him leapfrog Dr. Dre and nearly Diddy; continued growth from his Roc Nation entertainment company and Armand de Brignac champagne could put him over the top.
These 10 richest singers in America profited millions of dollars from royalty fees, record sales, endorsements and tours. They are bankable stars in the music industry and are among the best singers in the world, thus making them among the richest singers in America. Paul McCartney His estimated net worth is $660 million.
8. Blake Shelton. 2017 Earnings: $31.5 million Net Worth: $60 million Notable 2017 Releases: “Texoma Shore” Blake Shelton released his 11th album, “Texoma Shore,” in November. The album reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 200 and spent six weeks on the chart.
Brooks claims to have sold 6.4 million tickets for this tour, which would make it the biggest tour by a solo artist and the biggest North American tour of all time if confirmed. As of Pollstar’s 2017 mid-year report, Brooks’ North American leg of the tour had grossed $48 million.
2017 Earnings: $25 million Net Worth: $14 million Notable 2017 Releases: “Holdin’ My Own Tour” Eric Church embarked on his first solo tour in 2017. The aptly named “Holdin’ My Own Tour” included over 60 cities across North America, and wrapped up with two nights in Nashville, Tenn., in May.
Notable 2017 Releases: “Kenny Chesney: Live in No Shoes Nation” Kenny Chesney’s duet with P!nk, “Setting the World on Fire,” was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America in September 2017, signifying that it had sold 1 million copies.