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image from www.tnooz.comIt's no surprise that Madonna and Paul McCartney top a new list of the World's 10 Richest Musicians. But there are a few surprises further down the list which was compiled by Wealth-X Research using "a proprietary valuation model to assess all asset holdings including privately and publicly held businesses and investible assets" to develop a "Net Worth Valuation".

The World's 10 Richest Musicians:

        Rank/Name/Age/Net Worth 

1 Madonna Ciccone 56 - $800 million

2 Paul McCartney 72 - $660 million

3 Andre Romelle Young (Dr. Dre) 49 - $650 million

4 Sean John Combs (Diddy, Puffy, Puff Daddy) 45 - $640 million

5 Celine Dion 46 - $630 million

6 Paul David Hewson (Bono) 54 - $590 million

7 Mariah Carey 44  - $520million

8 Shawn Corey Carter (Jay-Z, Hova, Jigga) 45 - $510 million

9 Sir Elton Hercules John 67 - $450 million

10 Beyoncé Knowles-Carter 33 - $440 million 

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