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Top 15 richest musicians in the world for 2016 (With Pictures)

5. Bono – Net Worth: $600 Million

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Sir Paul Hewson, aka Bono, is the lead singer of the famous rock band, U2.

Bono hails from Ireland and is also a businessman and active humanitarian. The rocker’s current estimated net worth is around $600 million, making him one of the wealthiest Irish singers in the music industry.

Bono and U2 first got together in 1976 when Bono was just 16 years old. The band first played under the name “Feedback.” The name was later changed to “The Hype,” before the group landed on the name U2.

To this date, U2 is one of the most successful rock bands in the world, selling more than 150 million records worldwide.

Bono has also proven himself to be a savvy businessman by being the director of Elevation Partners and co-owning The Clarence Hotel in Dublin.

Bono has been married to his high school sweetheart for nearly thirty years. The couple has raised four children together. The entire family lives in a luxurious mansion in Ireland.

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