20 December 2020 04:37
Paul McCartney, 78, is a highly successful musician with years of experience in the industry. He started his career at a very young age and is now worth billions. His release of 'McCartney' went on to be a number one album in America and was also one of the founding members of the band Wings from 1971 to 1981. The band split in 1970 but that didn't stop Paul who still continued to release music. Paul and his band performed their last commercial concert at the end of their 1966 America tour.
The Beatles hold records for most number-one albums on the UK Albums Chart, most number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the most singles sold in the UK. His net worth makes him one of the wealthiest musicians in the world as well as one of the most successful composers in the history of pop music. In touring years, Paul can earn between $50-70million or £37-£51million according to Celebrity Net Worth. He also earns millions in royalties and licensing fees earned from both his own music and his portfolio of publishing copyright from other artists through his publishing company MPL Communications. MPL owns the copyright of songs from artists including Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins and many others. In his personal life, Paul married Linda in 1969. The couple had four children and remained married until her death in 1998. Paul later married Heather Mills in 2002 and the pair had a daughter together but divorced in 2008. In 2011, the singer married Nancy Shevell. He also has a huge portfolio of property and owns at least $100million or £74million of property around the world. This includes New York, Long Island, Arizona and properties in the UK. Paul McCartney returns to screens tonight on BBC One with the show Idris Elba Meets Paul McCartney. The description of the show reads: "In a world exclusive, two of the biggest names in entertainment come together for a very special one-off show, as the music icon is interviewed by the Golden Globe-winning actor. "Idris finds out what inspires Paul to continue to innovate creatively, on the eve of the release of his 26th post-Beatles album McCartney III, featuring Paul playing every instrument and writing and recording every song."