British pop singer and songwriter, Mick Hucknall has an estimated net worth of $68 million (£40m) as of 2015, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Born Michael Hucknall on 8 June 1960 in Denton, Lancashire, England. Hucknall started his music career in 1979 and best known as the lead singer of The Frantic Elevators, a punk rock band that achieved international fame in the 1980s. Over 50 million albums sold during his 25-year career with the band. Simply Red may be no more but former frontman Hucknall doesn’t stop. Last October he released a solo album, American Soul, which hit No 6 in the UK charts. The Greater-Manchester-born has enjoyed record sales of nearly 50 million and owns properties in Milan, Paris, Ireland and Surrey. His company, simplyred.com, made £5.5 million profit on £14.1 million sales in 2010-11 but showed only £1.4 million net assets in 2011-12, when it filed abbreviated accounts per Sunday Times report.