Let’s have a look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Artists in USA in 2016 and 2017. This world has a lot of things to boast of. Indeed! Especially with so many extremely talented and richest artists in the USA, the entertainment industry has equally grown with time. While we are extremely busy with our daily lives, these artists have moved on to make not only a bright career, but also to become the richest artist in USA in 2016 and 2017.
Specialized in a variety of fields and genres, they are true artists to have used their creative skills and instincts for giving out their best. While some are renowned hip hop artists, singers, others are television entertainers. No matter what, all these talents have made the biggest incomes, getting places in the list of top richest artists in USA 2016 and 2017. Have a look who they are.
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- 10. Jim Parsons (Net Worth $50 million)
- 9. Johnny Depp (Net worth $400 million)
- 8. Beyonce (Net Worth $450 million)
- 7. Tom Cruise (Net Worth $480 million)
- 6. Mariah Carey (Net Worth $520 million)
- 5. Jay Z (Net Worth $650 million)
- 4. Andre Romelle Young (Net Worth $710 million)
- 3. Sean John Combs (Net Worth $750 million)
- 2. Jerry Seinfeld (Net Worth $820 million)
- 1. Madonna (Net Worth $1 billion)
List of Top 10 richest artists in USA in 2016-2017
10. Jim Parsons (Net Worth $50 million)
Jim Parsons is a film and television actor who is famous for his role as Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang theory. His credentials include Television Critics Association Awards, Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. He is also the voice behind ‘Oh’, a character in home, an animated feature. Before this fame, Parsons learned theatre at University of San Diego and University of Houston. He is one among the richest artist in USA in the television genre.
9. Johnny Depp (Net worth $400 million)
Perhaps there’s no youth in this world who don’t know Johnny Depp, the famous expensive actor. He is known to have developed a cult of personality with his strong acting skills. He attained success more with his experimentation with looks and characters. To mention some of his popular works, Pirates of the Carribean, Edward Scissorshands, etc. are few. Besides films, he has his own production company and in 2016, Johnny Depp is certainly one of the richest artist in USA.
8. Beyonce (Net Worth $450 million)
If talked about the hottest singers presently, Beyonce Knowles is the one who needs a special mention as she deserves to be. She is one of the best-selling female artists in the world. and also one of the richest artists in USA in 2016, she is best known for being associated with Destiny’s Child. Songs like ‘Drunk In love’, ‘Crazy in Love’ and others have brought her around 20 Grammy Awards.
7. Tom Cruise (Net Worth $480 million)
Tom Cruise is one of the renowned actors and richest artist in USA who has won Golden Globe Awards for many of his successful films. Since his childhood, he has grown up in an abusive household environment and interestingly, he decided to become a priest before coming to acting. Some of his films are – The Last Samurai, Top gun, Mission Impossible, Risky Business, The Firm.
6. Mariah Carey (Net Worth $520 million)
Mariah Carey is a singer, songwriter, film actress and music producer. Born in New York, Carey started taking her voice lessons when she was 4. She got her first break at 18 when she got associated with Columbia records. And gradually she went on to gift the world with some of her remarkable creations like ‘I Don’t Wanna Cry’ and ‘Vision of Love’. Besides being one of the successful and best-selling female artists, Mariah Carey is also among the richest artist in USA and also one of the best-selling recording artists in the world 2016.
5. Jay Z (Net Worth $650 million)
Born in Brooklyn, Jay Z is professionally an American rapper, investor and entrepreneur. He has earned success internationally through his talent, winning 19 Grammy Awards and selling above 75 million albums across the world. Three of his most appreciated albums are The Blueprint, Reasonable Doubt and The Black Album. Today, he is one of the most successful and richest artist in USA.
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4. Andre Romelle Young (Net Worth $710 million)
Known to the world as Dr. Dre, Yong is a renowned hip hop icon who has went on to win many Grammy Awards for his excellent performances like “Let Me Rid”. Dr. Dre has this credit of supporting and discovering Eminem. He is again the chief designer of West Coast gangsta rap. He has produced some of the highly appreciated albums for biggies like 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Eminem and is now, in the chart of richest artist in USA in 2016-2017.
3. Sean John Combs (Net Worth $750 million)
Combs is one of the highest paid hip-hop artists in the industry. Known to the world as Diddy, he plays multiple roles in his life as an actor, record producer, recording artist and entrepreneur. He is also the winner of Grammy Awards 3 times along with other prestigious honors. Diddy made some of the amazing compositions including Last Train to Paris, Forever and many more. One of the richest artist in USA, he has his own production house Bad Boy.
2. Jerry Seinfeld (Net Worth $820 million)
Born in Brooklyn, Jerry Seinfeld is one of the highest paid comedians and actor. He is widely popular for his starring role in Seinfeld, a hit television sitcom. This show was the highest rated in America that successfully ran for 9 seasons. Next, he went on to create other reality shows and web interview series like The Marriage Ref and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee respectively. And with a good income scheme, he has managed to enter second the list of richest artist in USA.
1. Madonna (Net Worth $1 billion)
The richest artist in USA, Madonna is a singer and film actress who has continuously reinvented herself as a performer just to grow even better. From many of her hits to the world, Vogue, Papa Don’t Preach, Ray of Light, Like a Prayer, are to mention some most popular ones. A renowned pop singer across the world, she was born in Michigan’s Bay City. Till date, she has sold above 70 million albums. Even in 2008, Forbes listed her as the wealthiest female musician in the world.
With all their efforts and passion, these people are inspiration to millions of their fans. The top 10 richest artists in USA in 2016 and 2017 certainly deserve a bow for leading their careers to such big success.