Paul Mccartney Net Worth

Paul Mccartney Net Worth

Facts of Paul Mccartney Net Worth

Net worth$1.2 Billion
Date of Birth:1942 June 18
First NameJames
Last NamePaul McCartney
NationalityBritisher
AkaPaul McCartney
Age:77 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch

Sir Paul McCartney Net-Worth 2017

People's recognize Sir James Paul McCartney as the member of the world-renowned band, The Beatles. The most famous English musician, songwriter, music composer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer is estimated to have the net worth of $1.28 Billion in 2017, has more than 100 singles sale, 60 gold discs, and 100 million album sales. The “Guinness Book of World Records” titled him as the most successful songwriter in UK Charts history. Beatles were inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 1988, as the solo artist Sir Paul McCartney is now an inductee to the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 1999. Sir McCartney is now aged 75, is still the most active member, the oldest member of Celebrity 100. In 1997, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his "service to music" at Buckingham Palace in Central London.

Albums & Earnings

He started his legendary musical journey with his debut studio album “McCartney” which was the US number-one album, issued on Apple Records in April 1970, playing his every instrument he performed in his entire album by himself, this was his solo album despite being in the band, his earnings from the sale of this album were $30,950,000. Later on September 20, 1969, he privately announced John Lennon that he was leaving the Beatles. After splitting up with the Beatles in the 1970's Sir McCartney recorded his solo album during the period of frustration and confusion but never slowed down, he sold over tens of millions of copies. In May 1971 he released his another album the “Ram” with Linda McCartney on Apple Records, It collected over $13,490,000. Also in December by the year 1971, he released his album the “Wild Life” collecting over $5,130,00. Earnings from his album the “Red Rose Speedway” and “Band On The Run” were $7,800,000 and $31,790,000 respectively, both the album was released on 1973 between April and May. By the year 1975, he was back with his another album the “Venus and Mars” which collected over $13,000,000. His album's like “Wings Over America” & “Wings at the Speed of Sound” which were released on 1976 collected over $29,120,000. In early 1978 his released album the “London Town” collected over $13,790,000 and by the end of the year his another album the “Wings Greatest” added over net estimated amount $13,000,000 to his account. In his musical journey, he had the reputation of the busiest artist, never getting comfortable being satisfied with his work, he kept on working on his new soundtracks back-to-back. On June 1979 his album the “Back to the Egg” earned the net estimated amount of $14,480,000. Earnings from the sales of “McCartney II” was $5,690,000 in 1980. By the year 1982 his album “Tug of War” collected $10,910. In 1983, October, his album the “Pipes of Peace” earned $13,000,000. Earnings recorded from his album “Give My Regards to Broad Street” was $9,650,000. His album “Press to Play” earned over $1,150,000. Earnings from the sales of album “All the Best” was $34,760,000. His another album which got released in June 1989, the “Flowers in the Dirt” earned over $10,000,000. By the year 1990, he released his two new albums called as the “Tripping the Live Fantastic” & “Tripping the Live Fantastic: Highlights!” collected over $949,000 & $9,490,000 respectively. Earnings from his 1993 album were $10,200,000 which got released on February album name “The Ground”. In 1997 After 4 year of the gap, he was back with his another album the “Flaming Pie” which earnings were around $7,470,000. In October 1999 his album the “Run Devil Run” collected over $1,150,000. His earnings from early 2001 album the “Wingspan: Hits & History” was $106,600,000 and by late 2001 his another album the “Driving Rain” collected over $6,430,000.
Sir McCartney has released a huge number of songs as a solo artist and has composed classical and electronic music. He has taken part in promoting international charitable related projects to such subjects as animal rights, seal hunting, landmines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education. In 2002, Sir Paul McCartney was on the world tour his earnings from total tickets sold were $126,000,000, also the same year he released his album “Back in the U.S.” collected over $29,180,000. By the year 2003, his another album “Back in the world” earned $1,350,000. The total amount of his total tickets sales after U.S. Tour was $60,000,000, the same year he released his another album “Chaos & Creation in the Backyard” which also collected over $7,000,000. His earnings in 2006 were $40 million. His 2007 album the “Memory Almost Full” collected over $14,240,000. In 2009 his earnings from the sale of album the “Good Evening New York City” and tour of Summer Live music earned him over $577 Million. His earnings in 2010 were estimated to be $14.2 million. From live solo Gigs and publishing for the year 2011, his estimated earnings were recorded $29 million. In 2012, he sold Paul McCartney Aston DB5 finished in Sierra Blue for $344,000, total earnings after sales tickets of Paul McCartney’s 2012 tour was $18,600,000. Overall he collected over $6.7 Million by the end of the year. His 2014 album “New” collected the sum of $14,940,000, his total earnings till the end of the year was recorded to be $71 million. Paul McCartney sold his old Liverpool home at auction for $203,000 in February 2015. In 2016, his album the “Pure McCartney” collected over $1,180,000, by the end of the year his earnings were estimated to be $56.5 million. His earnings in 2017 are estimated to be $54 million till today's date. After 50 years of musical journey, he has now acquired the global fame.

Awards & Achievements

He has won twenty-one "Grammy Awards" and is considered the greatest pop songwriter who ever lived, has written 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 songs. At 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors, Sir Paul McCartney career was celebrated by rock's biggest name. The 2008 BRIT Awards for the Outstanding Contribution to Music went to Sir Paul McCartney. President Barack Obama in 2010 presented him with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for the extraordinary contribution to American Music & Culture. Prestigious Awards for the Best Rock Song in 2010 Grammy Awards was received by Sir Paul McCartney & Dave Grohl for the song they recorded together the song was " Cut Me Some Slack".

Early Life

Sir James Paul McCartney was born on June 18, 1942, in Liverpool, England. His father was the Jazz pianist with a local band & a cotton salesman, when he was only 14 years old his mother who was also a maternity nurse, died of the complication of a disease called mastectomy. John Lennon, who also lost his mother at young age, had the connection with Sir Paul McCartney that created a close bond in between them, Later John Lennon played an important role in the contribution to Sir Paul McCartney's Musical career as the friend and as the band member for the Beatles. Sir Paul McCartney began his lifelong love with the music at very young, encouraged by his father to play out multiple musical instruments took his formal musical education as the boy. He started learning musical instruments by hearing, teaching himself the Trumpet, Piano & Spanish Guitar. At age 16, he had already written his song "When I'm Sixty-Four". In 1957, at Church festival, he met John Lennon, Lennon's band the Quarrymen, were performing in the festival & after knowing Sir Paul McCartney they invited him to become the band member. The two quickly became the band's songwriter and went on to form The Beatles in 1960's.


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