The music industry is comprised almost entirely of glitz and glamor and it stands to reason that some of the shine is real. Of course, we all know some of the most famous musicians on the planet but do we know the wealthiest? We’re going to look through 35 masters of the music and where they rank in terms of wealth. You’ll see plenty of familiar names on this list but you’ll never guess the first billionaire on our list.
Nicki Minaj – $70 Million
We are opening up our list with Nicki Minaj, a talented rapper and pop culture icon. Minaj is the only female rapper on our list and one of the only female artists in the rap game that can make this kind of money. Minaj went platinum in 2011 with her debut album, Pink Friday. If you want to hire Minaj to rap on your track it’ll cost you $50,000 per verse.