Rolling Stones, Elton John Top Forbes List of Wealthiest Celeb Musicians
Not all musicians took a hit in the wallet due to Covid-19.
Forbes just released its round-up of wealthiest musical acts, with The Rolling Stones, Elton John, The Eagles and Bon Jovi topping the lists.
Elton John is the top-ranked musician at #14, with earnings of $81 million over the past year. His Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour grossed $212 million last year.
The Rolling Stones, who come at #32 with earnings of $59 million. The British veteran rockers only play 16 shows in 2019, but still grossed $178 million.
Other classic-rock artists on the tally’s top 100 include Phil Collins with $45 million; The Eagles at #75, with $41 million; Metallica at #78, with $40.5 million; Bon Jovi and U2, who were tied with Lady Gaga at #87, with $38 million; Paul McCartney at #91, with $37 million; and KISS at #95, with $36.5 million.