Top 20 Composer celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Composer celebrities [Updated March 28, 2023].

1. Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber net worth 2020
Andrew Lloyd Webber was born on March 22, 1948 in London, England.
He was knighted in 1992 and honored with a peerage by Queen Elizabeth II as recognition for his contributions to music.

Net Worth 2020: $1.2 Billion

2. John Williams

John Williams net worth 2020
John Williams was born on February 8, 1932 in Long Island, United States.
He also composed theme music for Jurassic ParkSchindler's ListSaving Private Ryan, the first three Harry Potter films, Catch Me If You CanMemoirs of a GeishaWar HorseLincoln, and Family Plot, Alfred Hitchcock's last film.

Net Worth 2020: $300 Million

3. A.R. Rahman

A.R. Rahman net worth 2020
A.R. Rahman was born on January 6, 1967 in  Madras, Madras State, India, India.

Net Worth 2020: $280 Million

4. Sean Lennon

Sean Lennon net worth 2020
Sean Lennon was born on October 9, 1975 in New York City, United States.
He and longtime friend and collaborator Kemp Muhl founded The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger band on Valentine's Day in 2008.

Net Worth 2020: $200 million (2017)

5. Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer net worth 2020
Hans Zimmer was born on September 12, 1957 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Film composer known for his work in more than 150 films, including The Lion King. He's also known for having a lengthy collaboration with filmmaker Christopher Nolan, working on Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy.

He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in December 2010, which he dedicated to his just-deceased publicist and friend Ronni Chasen.

Net Worth 2020: $200 Million

6. Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach net worth 2020
Burt Bacharach was born on May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, United States.

Heralded songwriter, musician, and producer who wrote numerous hits with lyricist Hal David from the 1950s until the 1980s. He wrote many popular songs, including 73 top 40 U.S. Billboard hit singles.

He began writing with David while the two were employed at the Brill Building. Their first hit was "The Story of My Life" in 1957.

Net Worth 2020: $160 Million

7. Jerry Leiber

Jerry Leiber net worth 2020
Jerry Leiber was born on April 25, 1933 in United States.

Known for collaborating on Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, Stand by Me, and others with composer Mike Stoller.

He and Stoller were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

Net Worth 2020: $150 Million

8. Alan Menken

Alan Menken net worth 2020
Alan Menken was born on July 22, 1949 in New Rochelle, United States.
His other notable works included A Christmas Carol from 2004, Enchanted from 2007, Tangled from 2010, and Mirror Mirror from 2012.

Net Worth 2020: $100 million (2018)

9. Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean-Michel Jarre net worth 2020
Jean-Michel Jarre was born on August 24, 1948 in Not Known.

Net Worth 2020: $100 million (2019)

10. David Paich

David Paich net worth 2020
David Paich was born on June 25, 1954 in Los Angeles, United States.

Multi-talented musician who recorded numerous albums and worked with various artists including Michael Jackson. His record sales numbered more than 30 million.

He worked on the theme music for the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Net Worth 2020: $70 Million

11. Tony Banks

Tony Banks net worth 2020
Tony Banks was born on March 27, 1950 in England.
He released his eighth solo studio album "Six Pieces for Orchestra" in 2012.

Net Worth 2020: $60 Million

12. Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman net worth 2020
Danny Elfman was born on May 29, 1953 in Los Angeles, United States.

Lead singer for the rock band Oingo Boingo who became a well-known film and television composer. He is especially recognized for his numerous collaborations with Tim Burton.

His many projects for Burton have included Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Beetlejuice, Batman, and Edward Scissorhands. He also provided the singing voice for the character Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

13. Yanni

Yanni net worth 2020
Yanni was born on November 14, 1954 in Kalamata, Greece.
His music was commonly referred to as New Age, but he preferred for it to be called contemporary instrumental.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

14. Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone net worth 2020
Ennio Morricone was born on November 10, 1928 in Rome, Italy.
He received an honorary Academy Award in 2007. It was presented to him by Clint Eastwood.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

15. Hani Shaker

Hani Shaker net worth 2020
Hani Shaker was born on December 21, 1952 in Cairo, Egypt.
He became known for his love songs.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

16. James Newton Howard

James Newton Howard net worth 2020
James Newton Howard was born on June 9, 1951 in Los Angeles, United States.

One of the most renowned film composers in the history of cinema. James Newton Howard is a multiple-time Oscar nominee for his work on scores for films like The Fugitive.

James Newton Howard toured as a keyboardist with Elton John's band in 1975.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

17. Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield net worth 2020
Mike Oldfield was born on May 15, 1953 in England.

Net Worth 2020: $45 Million

18. Armando Manzanero

Armando Manzanero net worth 2020
Armando Manzanero was born on December 7, 1935 in Mexico.
He served as President of the Mexican National Association of Authors and Composers.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

19. Andre Rieu

Andre Rieu net worth 2020
Andre Rieu was born on October 1, 1949 in Maastricht, Netherlands.

Controversial violinist and conductor who founded the Johann Strauss Orchestra.

He was dubbed the Waltz King, mainly for his Orchestra's recording of the 'Second Waltz' from 'Suite for Variety Orchestra' by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

20. Philip Glass

Philip Glass net worth 2020
Philip Glass was born on January 31, 1937 in Baltimore, United States.
He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score for "The Truman Show" from 1999.

Net Worth 2020: $35 million (2017)