Jimmy Page is one of the highest paid guitar players in the world. If you’re unfamiliar with Page, you may need to think back a few years to a band that called themselves Deep Purple. In the 1970s, the band was one that soothed the souls of many, and they had numerous hits. Page earned an estimated $97 million in 2016, but most of that money come from various investments that he’s made over the years. Interested in learning more about the celebrity net worth wiki of your favorite guitarists? Continue reading for more juicy numbers and the highest paid guitarists around!
Tom Petty wants to get to the point, and a big one is his net worth, which is an estimated $75 million. Petty and his group Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is a classic rock band still beloved years after they first began playing music. With 13 albums and more than 80 million records sold, it is easy to understand how Petty is one of the highest paid guitars around. But, he didn’t only handle the strings in the band and during his solo act; he also sings vocals, too.
Keith Richards usually needs no introduction, but if you are unfamiliar with the name, Richards was the lead guitarist for The Rolling Stones. Richards was at the height of his career in the 1970s, but all these years later is still a guitar player that people respect and look up to because of his immaculate way with a guitar. Richards is among the highest paid guitarists out there. He has an estimated net worth of $340 million. Richards has some of the most recognized guitar riffs in the music industry, working not only with the Stones, but also talented acts such as Eric Clapton and John Lennon.
If you are a country music fan, Toby Keith is a name that you easily recognize. He has an estimated net worth of $320 million thanks to his super guitar-playing capabilities and down home southern sounds. He’s one of the most successful names in the country music genre, and has been enhancing musical pleasures since the 1990s.
Slash is most known as the lead guitarist for the 1980s metal band Guns N Roses. Slash, bon Saul Hudson, is oftentimes named as one of the best guitar players in the world, and it is no secret that he has a special way of making the guitar sing its own song and send its own message. Although he isn’t one of the richest guitarists with a net worth of $32 million, he is certainly high on the list and among the notable greats in the industry.
Jimmy Buffet is worth an estimated $400 million dollars, and serves as the highest paid guitarist today. Buffet popular musically in the 1970s, most notably with his hit ‘Margaretville.’ Since then Buffet has opened several bars/restaurants titled Margaretville, and invested and engaged in a variety of business opportunities. All these choices have helped the guitarist earn his high income and title as highest paid guitarist in 2016.