Dr. Dre Tops Forbes 2014 Highest Paid Musicians List

Dr. Dre was the highest paid musician in the world in 2014, earning an estimated $620 million.

Although Dr. Dre hasn’t produced music in a minute now, that is, if you exclude his verse on “Recipe” off Kendrick Lamar’s 2013 Good Kid m.A.A.d. City, this however hasn’t stopped him from swimming in cash. This is in mostly due to Apple’s purchase of Beats By Dre in May for a mammoth $3 billion, in the process making Dr. Dre hip hop’s first billionaire.

To put his huge $620 million earnings into perspective; that’s more than Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Paul McCartney and One Direction, combined.

Peep the video below to find out who else made their Top 10 List.

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