Top 50 Richest Musicians in The UK 2023

Top 50 Richest Musicians inThe UK
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Last updated on September 4th, 2023 at 03:51 am

Who are the richest musicians in the UK in 2023?


In this post, I will guide you through the compilation of the wealthiest musicians in the United Kingdom.


Having said that, I will also include tables to show you who the richest UK musicians are.




Well, I want you to have nice clean visuals of the information you seek upon deciding to use Google.


Now if you have not read my post on the most popular musicians in UK, then do check it out.


With that out the way, come let’s dive into the top 50 richest musicians in the UK, shall we?

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Top 10 Richest Musicians In The UK in 2023


I will be breaking down the list into sections so that you can take a good view of our newly compiled list.


So let’s dive into the top 10 list.



No Artists Net Worth State of origin
1 Paul McCartney £ 1.12b($1.28 billion). Liverpool
2 Andrew Lloyd Webber £1.05b($1.2 Billion). South Kensington
3 Sir Elton John £422m ($480 million). Pinner, Middlesex
4 Coldplay £418m ($475 million) London
5 Mick Jagger £316 million ($360 million). Dartford,
6 Ringo Starr £308m ($350 million) Liverpool
7 Keith Richards £299m ($340 million) Dartford
8 Roger waters £272m ($310 million). Great Bookham
9 Sting £264m ($300 million) Northumberland
10 Phil Collins £264m ($300 million) London


1. Paul McCartney 


I mean, it’s hard to find someone who isn’t familiar with this extraordinary artist, who initially rose to fame as a member of The Beatles and later embarked on a successful solo career.


And over the years he has earned so much that in our list he is the Richest musician in the UK in 2022. His net worth is about £ 1.12b($1.28 billion).

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Paul McCartney during his birthday.

Besides that, I am myself a big fan of Paul McCartney.


He is an English singer and songwriter and a superstar who has given masterpieces like “Yesterday”, “Eleanor Rigby”, “Blackbird” and “My love”. And the list goes on and on.


This artist has been a winner of 18 Grammys and many other honours like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Paul McCartney has been releasing his albums till 2020 and his fans are waiting for his new songs. He has Instagram followers of about 3.9 million.


2. Andrew Lloyd Webber                                                                                         


Andrew Lloyd Webber is an acclaimed English composer renowned for his prolific contributions to the world of musical theater. He has created and organized numerous captivating and iconic theatrical productions.


This star comes second on our list with a net worth of £1.05b($1.2 Billion).

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

He has given a lot to theatrical music and created masterpieces which we will talk about below.


“Memory” from “Cats”, “The Music of the night” from “The Phantom of the Opera”, “Don’t cry for me Argentina” by Evita and so on. The musical masterpieces have been reinvented and covered by other artists many times.


Andrew Lloyd has won many awards including three Grammys, an Academy Award, 14 Ivor Novello awards, a Golden Globe and an Emmy.


His company is one of the biggest names in the industry of theatres in London called Useful Group.


Besides that Mr Lloyd is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. The composer is still creating music and reigning the theatrical scene.


His Instagram followers are 219.3 K and his Facebook followers are 641K.


3. Sir Elton John


Sir Elto John is a British singer and composer who has ruled the music industry by creating excellent tunes which are unforgettable. His net worth is £422m ($480 million).


Having said that, Sir John has released 31 albums and the hit songs are “Your Song”, “Rocketman”, “Candle in the wind”, “Sorry seems to be the hardest word”, “Circle of life”, “Can you feel the love tonight” and so on.

Elton John Most Popular UK Musician

He has performed with many artists and many singers of today have covered his songs.


A biopic about Elton John, the Rocketman was released in 2019. John has won 5 Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards, and two Academy awards for contributing to the soundtracks of The Lion King and two Golden Globes.


Sir Elton has been given many honours and that’s why he is in the top 50 best musicians in the UK. His honours include the Hollywood walk of fame. John was awarded the Society of Singers Lifetime Achievement award in 2005.


He has a fan following across the globe hitting 4.2 million followers and on Facebook about 8 million followers.


You can read my article on the top 50 richest musicians in the world too by following this link to  50 Richest Musicians in the World 2022 

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4. Coldplay


One of the best musicians in the UK and has a net worth of about £418m ($475 million). Coldplay was formed in 1996 and made its mark with its single Yellow. After that, there was no turning back.


This band has Melo tunes and remarkable lyrics that leave an impact on us. The best singles that they have given us are “The Scientist”, “Clocks”, “Paradise”, “Fix you”, “A sky full of stars”, “Universe” and “Higher Power”. 

Coldplay Most Popular UK Musician

Clocks and Fix you are included in the 500 Greatest songs of all time. The band have won seven Grammys and nine Brit Music Awards. 


They have sold 100 million albums worldwide and are the most successful group of the 21st century. They have 18.8 million Instagram followers.


And for these reasons, Coldplay is the richest musicians in the UK.


5. Mick Jagger


Mick Jagger, an iconic figure in the music industry renowned for his impeccable style, boasts a staggering net worth of £316 million ($360 million). As an English singer-songwriter, Mick has left an indelible mark on the music world and is widely recognized as one of the influential members of the legendary band, The Rolling Stones.


Mick Jagger is the most influential personality in the world of rock and roll. His hit numbers include “Dancing in the street”, “Just another night”, “Lucky in love”, “Sweet thing” and many more.

Mick Jagger Most Famous UK Musician

Winning many awards Mick is the superstar. “Old habits” die hard won a Golden Globe for him plus many MTV awards. He has been honoured in the Rock and Roll hall of fame and the UK Music Hall of fame. He knows how to stay popular and you can go on and read my article on how to become popular.


This stylish rock and roll singer has 18.8 K followers on Instagram.


6. Ringo Starr


Ringo Starr is an English musician who is on our list of British richest musicians in 2022. In case you might wonder who he is. Well, he was also an ex-member of the Beatles. One of the best bands of all time.


Ringo Starr has made a net worth of about £308m ($350 million) today. And all this has been earned by creating his music, appearing in multiple films and having written five books.

Ringo Starr Most UK Musician

“It don’t come easy”, “Photograph”, and “You’re Sixteen” are Ringo’s evergreen songs other than Beatles.


Winning many awards as a band and then as a solo artist including Grammys, and Academy Awards for Let it be filmed. Starr has been inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame.


In 2022 Starr received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berkeley College of Music. With Instagram followers of 1.2 million, Ringo Starr is in reality a big Star and we are waiting for more to come from this artist 

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7. Keith Richards


Keith Richards, a revered figure in the music industry, boasts an impressive net worth of £299m ($340 million), entirely amassed through his extraordinary talent. Hailing from Britain, this iconic musician is renowned as a singer and songwriter, notably recognized as a co-founder and co-songwriter of the esteemed band, The Rolling Stones.


Richard is one of the richest British musicians in 2022. He has earned all his fortune by writing and performing those songs which are in the list of 500 Greatest songs of all time.14 of his numbers are in the greatest songs list.

Keith Richards Most Musician In UK

Keith has been a member of the band The Rolling Stones but provided vocals for “Happy”, “You got the silver” and “Connection”. He is also the lead guitarist in the band.


Keith is the winner of the Grammy awards, Scream award and Shockwave NME awards. Plus he is number four on the list of the top 100 guitarists.


Instagram followers of Keith Richards about 1.4 million.


8. Roger waters


Roger Waters is an English musician, singer and songwriter with a net worth of £272m ($310 million). If you don’t know him then you might remember Pink Floyd from memories of the past. He was the co-founder and bassist of this amazing band. 


Roger has earned so much through his talent and hard work. His solo career is a successful roller coaster ride for him. With millions of singles and albums sold worldwide this superstar reigns in the rock and roll scene. With this, he has earned all his wealth and assets.

Roger waters Most Musician In UK

His songs worth listening to are “Home”, “Watching tv”, “5:06 AM” and many others. He has been nominated for many awards like Grammy for best music film “The Wall” plus many Billboard awards.


With his career showing no signs of slowing down, and new work still ring released his net worth can increase in future. Roger has Instagram followers of about 1.1 million.


9. Sting


Sting is one of the greatest singers and artists in the UK. He is an English musician with a net worth of £264m ($300 million). Previously he was a member of the band called the Police.


Sting has composed memorable songs and at the top of the list is “Every breath you take”. Others included in the list are “ All for love”, “Desert Rose”, “Rise and fall”, “Until” and “Whenever I say your name”. 

Sting Most Musician In UK

The list is long so to cut it short I am a big fan of Sting’s work. It’s decent and worth listening to.


He has been awarded 17 Grammy Awards, 25 American Music Awards, 3 Brit Awards and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But Every breath you take has won 2 Grammy awards and Ivor Novello Award for best song musically and lyrically.


It stayed on top of the charts for many weeks not only in the UK but also in the US and many European countries. And for all these reasons he is the top richest on the Forbes list too.


Sting has Instagram followers of 1.2 million. 


10. Phil Collins


He is the name that everyone knows who has a total worth of about £264m ($300 million) and is a multi-talented star. 


Phil has proved himself as a superstar both as a solo artist and as a band member.


He is a self-made person and with his hard work he stood out as a prominent musician of the late 90s still today he is working hard on every musical piece.


The masterpieces created by him are “Groovy kind of love”, “Against all odds”, “You’ll be in my heart” and “In the air tonight”.


Phil has won Grammys, Brit Awards, American Music Awards, Academy Awards For You’ll be in my heart and Hall of fame. The list of awards is long as Phil continues to impress his audience.


His Instagram followers are 649 K.


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