Paul McCartney net worth, salary and earning
- Paul McCartney is regarded as one of the most famous and richest English musicians
- The Beatles released 12 studio albums, 13 EPs, and 22 singles during their decade together
- The former Beatles still sells out arenas
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Paul McCartney's net worth has already surpassed $1.2 billion as of 2022, making him one of the richest musicians.
McCartney's fortune was not accumulated solely through Beatles royalties.
In a 2019 interview with Billboard, Paul McCartney discussed some of his other financial ventures, including the purchase of a large catalogue of classic holiday songs at the request of first wife Linda McCartney's father Lee Estaman and brother John while the two were managing McCartney in the early 1970s.
According to Forbes, McCartney earned $48 million in 2019 alone, averaging $4 million per stop.
Paul McCartney grew up in Liverpool, England. McCartney's mother, Mary, died at the age of 14 from a brain embolism. His father was a pianist and trumpet player.
He met John Lennon and the Quarrymen when he was fifteen years old and quickly joined the band as a rhythm guitarist.
The Beatles released 12 studio albums, 13 EPs, and 22 singles during their decade together. They also released 12 live albums, five compilation albums, and 15 box sets in total. Every single Beatles release went at least gold, with the majority going platinum.
Between 1960 and 1970, McCartney released twelve studio albums and wrote or co-wrote some of pop music's most famous songs, including 'Yesterday,' 'Can't Buy Me Love,' and 'I Want to Hold Your Hand.' Queen Elizabeth II made McCartney and the other Beatles Members of the Order of the British Empire in 1965.
At the conclusion of their 1966 U.S. tour, the band played their final commercial concert. 'Abbey Road', the band's last studio album, was released in 1969. The Beatles later split up due to business disagreements.
On April 10, 1970, McCartney announced his departure from the group.
Paul McCartney is the Celebrity 100's oldest member. Nonetheless, he remains one of the most active members. The former Beatles still sells out arenas and collects checks from his solo work and the Beatles' back catalogue.