Paul McCartney Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $ 800 Million

Paul McCartney in his younger days.

Paul McCartney.

Sir Paul McCartney is an English singer, song-writer, composer and musician. He was a member of the legendary music group, The Beatles, along with John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo starr. The Beatles is considered to be the most influential group in music. After the bands break up in 1970, McCartney established a successful solo music career. He is considered as one of the best songwriters of all time. 31 songs written by him have attained the peak position at the Billboard charts.

EARLY LIFE

Sir Paul McCartney was born on 18 July 1942, in Liverpool, England. His mother was a practicing nurse. His father was a soldier during World War 2. He attended the Stockton Wood Road Primary School for 2 years until 1949. He was then transferred to Joseph Williams Junior School. He was among the 4 students, out-of-90, who gained admission in the Liverpool institute. In 1956, when McCartney was 14 years old, his mother died of embolism. His father was a trumpet player and gifted him one on his birthday. He, however, traded it for an acoustic guitar. McCartney is a left-handed guitar player.

MUSIC CAREER

The Beatles.

The Beatles.

McCartney met John Lennon at the age of 15. McCartney was offered to join Lennon’s band, quarrymen, as a Rhythm Guitarist. He forged a close relationship with John Lennon. The band adopted the name, The Beatles, in 1960. After Ringo joined them, the band released its first hit single ‘Love me do’. The Band received massive success and their fans were called ‘Beatlemania’. McCartney was often referred to as the, ‘Cute Beatle’. In 1965, The Beatles released their fist classical track, ‘Yesterday’. It was composed by McCartney. Rubber Soul was an instant hit and McCartney took the role of an instrumentalist, composer, producer, and vocalist. Rubber Soul received an universal acclaim and is regarded as a classic. The band, then, released ‘Revolver’. It was an improvisation in the music of The Beatles. Paul McCartney produced several songs on the album. The Beatles performed at their U.S. tour in 1966. After that, The Beatles adopted an experimental approach to music. Sir McCartney said that they were fucked up being called ’ the cute little performers’. Differences were stirring within the band because of creative differences. After their managers’ death, McCartney took the role as the leader of the group. Many differences were happening among John Lennon and other Beatle Mates. In 1970, McCartney declared his departure from the group. The Beatles are ranked at #1 on Rolling stones list of ’100 Greatest Artists of all time’.

St. John’s Wood house

St. John’s Wood house

After the break up of the Beatles, McCartney released his self-named album. It peaked at #1 on the U.S. charts. He released his second album named- Ram. It was a number album in UK and number 5 in the US. In 1971, McCartney formed the Wings. In 1973, Their first hit single ‘My love’ was released. ‘Live and let die’ was the theme song for the bond movie of the same name.  Venus and Mars (1975) and Wings at the Speed of Sound (1976) were massively successful albums by The Wings.  ”Mull of Kintyre” by wings sold more than 2.5 Million copies.

RICHNESS

Paul McCartney's mansion. Beverly Hills.

Paul McCartney’s mansion. Beverly Hills.

Sir Paul McCartney has a net worth of a whooping $ 800 Million. He has been in the music industry since 51 years. McCartney owns a Mansion in Peasmarch in East Sussex, England. He spends most of his time in St. John’s Wood house located in London, England. McCartney purchased it when he first became rich and famous. McCartney also owns a lavish apartment in West 54th Street, Manhattan, New York. It is a luxurious apartment and celebrities like Hilary Swank live here. He owns a mansion in Beverly hills as well along with David Beckham, Robbie Williams and Paris Hilton. Paul McCartney also owns a lavish Yacht.

FAMOUS QUOTES by Sir Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney's Yacht.

Paul McCartney’s Yacht.

“When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you’re mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!”
“John’s time and effort were, in the main, spent on pretty honorable stuff. As for the other side, well, nobody’s perfect, nobody’s Jesus. And look what they did to him. “
“I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.”
“One of my biggest thrills for me still is sitting down with a guitar or a piano and just out of nowhere trying to make a song happen.”
“There is one thing I used to regret and feel guilty about. When Ringo joined us I used to act all big time with him because I’d been in the business a bit longer and felt superior. I was a know-all. I’d been in the sixth form and thought I’d read a bit, you know. I began putting him off me, and me off me.”

 

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