Paul McCartney net worth is $660 million.
Religion: Roman Catholic
Paul McCartney songs made him popular and rich. He was the part of the legendary band “The Beatles”. And he managed to remain successful as a solo singer as well. The owner of multi million net worth, Paul McCartney finds the time for personal interests too.
He tried his hand as an actor, writer and social activist.
Paul McCartney Bio
James Paul McCartney was born in 1942. Paul McCartney date of birth is on the 18th of June. His native city is Liverpool, England. The future star was brought up by a salesman James McCartney and a nurse, Mary.
In his teens Paul McCartney suffered from his mother’s early death. Mary died from breasts cancer. After this tragedy the boy devoted his free time to music. Thus his loss was not so painful. He also made first attempts as a songwriter. Occasionally Paul made friends with the other famous musician and producer from Liverpool, George Harrison. Later Paul met John Lennon as well.
At first “The Beatles” tried to copy the style of popular rock-musicians of 1950-s. But later they developed their own music style. The popularity of the band started from the hit “Ask Me Why”.The band of John Lennon, George Harrison and Paul McCartney changed its name several times. They were The Beatals, The Silver Beetles and finally “The Beatles”.
In 1962 legendary bassist Ringo Starr, joined the group. This cast of the band is legendary popular. Although during the years of band’s existence the other musicians took part here too. They are Stuart Sutcliffe, Pete Best and Jimmy Nicol.
The Beatles Paul McCartney became legendary popular. But his solo career was successful too. The relationship between the members of the band gradually got complicated. Paul McCartney recorded his solo album. It became the first one in USA. The musician decided to leave “The Beatles”.
Paul McCartney formed the new band “Wings”. The group got several Grammy Awards. Later he recorded his second album “All the Best”. Paul McCartney All the Best included 20 compositions. Most of them were written by Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda.
The musician felt happy but then the black stripe in his life took place. Paul’s wife tragically died. He started to use drugs and was arrested in Japan for possession of marijuana. The news about the murder of his colleague and friend was shocking and frustrating for McCartney. He stopped touring and making music.
In the late 80-s the musician was known due to cooperation with Steve Wonders and Michael Jackson. He was also involved to work on the movie “The Beatles Anthology” with his other band-mates. Gradually Paul McCartney returned to his job and revived his career in music.
Paul McCartney – No More Lonely Nights
Paul McCartney Salary
Per year: $71 million
Per month: $5, 92 million
Per week: $1, 5 million
Per day: $211, 310
In 2014 the income of Paul McCartney was $71 million. He is one of the most high-paid musicians in the world. Only Madonna and Lady Gaga managed to earn more that year.
Most part of Paul’s income is made due to selling of his albums. As the ex-Beatle he makes million per year due to the iconic music brand that is still popular and profitable.
He also earns a lot as a solo singer. Thus, his song “Wonderful Christmastime” brings the performer $600, 000 annually.
He also worked as an actor, appearing in numerous documental movies, mostly acting as himself. The legendary musician appears in numerous talk shows and gives interviews to various magazines and gets millions for it every year. Thus Paul McCartney is a real money-making machine, one of the richest celebrities in the world.
Being extremely successful in his career, the performer had a really complicated personal life.
Paul McCartney Personal Life
Paul McCartney was married three times. He met Linda Eastman, a photographer, at one of his concerts. They got married in 1969 and during the next 30 years she was his best friend and muse.
Linda and Paul McCartney had 4 children together – three daughters and one son. Linda died at a young age from cancer. It was a tragedy for her husband. He thought, he could never start new relationship after that. But later he got married another woman. Heather Mills used to be a model. She lost her leg in an accident at the age of 25. But her disability didn’t prevent her from modeling. She also has become a social activist. In 2003 the couple had a daughter. Five years later they got divorced. Now Paul McCartney is married for the third time. His wife, Nancy Shevell, is a businesswoman.
Paul McCartney House
- Peasmarsh – £765,000
Now the musician stays at this house not so often. But he spent a lot of time here, when he was married Linda.
- St. John’s Wood – £1,299,028
This house is the first one, which he bought, when he had become rich and famous.
- Manhattan Apartment – $1, 2 million
Manhattan is the home for many celebrities. Paul McCartney is one of the lucky guys, who enjoy great views of New York just from the window of his apartment.
- Beverly Hills home – $4 million
Paul McCartney home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. It is situated in the large open area, surrounded by high trees.
Paul McCartney Car
The famous musician owns beautiful Lexus. He drives it from time to time. Paul McCartney remains the iconic musician and songwriter.