June 21, 2024

Paul McCartney, the first British music billionaire – Culture and Entertainment

London (dpa) – According to estimates from the Sunday Times, former Beatle Paul McCartney is the first musician in Great Britain whose fortune is more than one billion pounds (1.17 billion euros). The newspaper reported that the 81-year-old benefited from his 2023 tour, the increase in the value of his back catalog and Beyoncé’s cover version of his song “Blackbird.”

In addition, the Beatles’ two compilation albums have been reissued with 21 new tracks added. Finally, the iconic band has released what may be their final recording, “Now Andthen.” The newspaper estimated that Sir Paul’s wealth had increased by £50 million compared to the previous year, now reaching £1 billion. Traditional rich list “The Sunday Times Rich List” It is based on research by the editors and estimates and is considered reliable.