Paul McCartney was an English musician, singer, and songwriter. The talented singer was interested in music from a young age. He pursued his career in music and ended up becoming a famous musician. The popular singer and songwriter achieved great success and is celebrating his talent with his fans even now. He was a part of the popular boy band The Beatles that made history in the music scene during the 80s.
Paul McCartney Net Worth
Paul McCartney is the richest rock star alive and has an estimated net worth of $ 1.2 billion. The singer and songwriter is one of the most successful singers of all time and acquired most of his income from being a part of The Beatles. His estate has also generated hundreds of millions of dollars and his net worth will keep on increasing due to the estate’s royalties, merchandise, licensing fees, and more.
What is Paul McCartney best known for?
John Lennon is best known for playing a major part in making music for the popular band The Beatles. Paul McCartney was also one of the most renowned and popular musicians during the 80s and remains to be an idol even now. The singer has excellent songwriting abilities and has written hundreds of songs. He also participated in many other activities and was also a political activist and a leader for the Peace Movement along with his deceased bandmate John Lennon.
Paul McCartney was born on June 18 of 1942 in Liverpool, England. His father worked as a cotton salesman and also had a rock and jazz band. His mother was a mid-wife and Paul grew up in a financially tight household. In 1956, before Paul finished high school, he showed interest in music and learned to play. His mother supported him in pursuing his dream. His father was his inspiration as he grew up watching his father perform with his rock band.
Paul McCartney Career
As we mentioned before that he was a part of the rock band The Beatles. These are the popular songs that made Paul McCartney famous along with his other members.
- Please Please Me (1963)
- With the Beatles (1963)
- A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
- Beatles for Sale (1964)
- Help! (1965)
- Rubber Soul (1965)
- Revolver (1966)
- Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
- Magical Mystery Tour (1967)[c]
- The Beatles (“The White Album”, 1968)
- Yellow Submarine (1969)
- Abbey Road (1969)
- Let It Be (1970)
Marriage and Personal Life
Paul McCartney married three times and has had a colorful love life. The former Beatle member first got married to Linda McCartney, and she died of breast cancer when the couple was about to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. Paul was sad and grieved for his wife’s death for a long time. He later got married to Heather Mills in 2002, and the union of the couple lasted for six years. In 2011, McCartney got married to Nancy Shevell and the couple are still very much in love and are a happy match.