Sunday, 2 December 2012
Dr Dre Is Forbes’ Highest Paid Musician
Veteran hip-hop artist Dr Dre topped Forbes’ list of the 25 highest-paid musicians in 2012, released on Thursday, 29th of November
California native Dr Dre, 47, became one of the leading names in hip-hop and rap in the early 1990s and has worked with artists including Eminem and Snoop Dogg.
Along with his extensive back catalog, Dr Dre’s lucrative headphones business, Beats by Dre, helped him gross $100 million in pre-tax earnings according to Forbes.
Came in as a surprise, as music power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z were ranked 18th and 20th with $40million and $38million respectively.