10 Highest Paid Musicians in 2013

by Karl Utermohlen | November 20, 2013 4:42 pm

10 Highest Paid Musicians in 2013

If you are wondering whether or not Madonna and Bon Jovi are still making a ton of money, the answer is a resounding yes.

Forbes looks at the 25 highest paid musicians in 2013[1] and the list includes a mixture of new and old stars that are still making bank. The list includes album sales, tour revenue and other ways of making money such as owning a restaurant or a record label.

Here are the 10 highest paid musicians in the world from Forbes’ list with overall profits in 2013.

  1. Madonna – $125 million.
  2. Lady Gaga – $80 million.
  3. Bon Jovi – $79 million.
  4. Toby Keith – $65 million.
  5. Coldplay – $64 million.
  6. Bruce Springsteen – $62 million.
  7. Justin Bieber $58 million.
  8. Taylor Swift – $55 million.
  9. John Elton – $54 million.
  10. Beyonce – $53 million.

You can check out the rest of the list of the highest paid musicians here[2].

Endnotes:
  1. 25 highest paid musicians in 2013: http://www.forbes.com/sites/zackomalleygreenburg/2013/11/19/the-worlds-highest-paid-musicians-2013/
  2. here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/zackomalleygreenburg/2013/11/19/the-worlds-highest-paid-musicians-2013/

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