Net Worth: $305 Million
Source of Wealth: Music
Sting Net Worth: Stin is a British musician, singer-songwriter, producer, actor and philanthropist. Sting has an estimated net worth of $305 million (£180m) as of 2014, according to the Sunday Times rich list. Born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner on 2 October 1951 in Wallsend, Northumberland, England.
Best known as the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band The Police, Sting started his music career in 1971. The London band The Police was was formed in 1977, and became popular in the late 1970s. With over 75 million records sold worldwide. In September 1981, Sting made his first live solo. As a solo musician and as a member of The Police, he has received 16 Grammy Awards, including his years with The Police, Sting has sold over 100 million records worldwide.
Sting’s latest album, The Last Ship, made little impact, but the Wallsend-born former Police frontman, is one of the world’s best-selling artists; between 1995 and 2005 his salary and dividends reached £115 million.