In the music world there are those who make a living off their musical talents and then there are those who live large. In a world where album sales are dwindling, at least 10 music industry professionals are continuing to rake in hundreds of millions of dollars from endorsement campaigns, clothing lines and royalty checks. The richest musical artist in the world who is living largest among them with a reported $1 billion net worth, however readily shares his substantial fortune through his work as a humanitarian and a philanthropist.
So whose music has made the richest musicians in the world? Check out the 10 wealthiest below. -danielle canada