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These Are 10 of the World’s Wealthiest Guitarists

See whose ax-slinging career has earned them the most green.

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By Christopher Scapelliti

In a new article, Total Guitar counted down the 10 wealthiest guitar players in the magazine’s home country, the U.K. 

We should note that £500 million shown for The Edge is actually the total worth for U2. If that were to be split equally, The Edge would be worth £125 million, or roughly $153 million, placing him at number 4 on the list.

You can check out the article right here for the full write-up.

10. Ronnie Wood—£55 Million ($67.5 Million)

9. Pete Townshend—£75 Million ($92 Million)

8. Mark Knopfler—£75 Million ($92 Million)

7. David Gilmour—£100 Million ($123 Million)

6. Jimmy Page—£105 Million ($129 Million)

5. Brian May—£120 Million ($147 Million)

4. Eric Clapton—£160 Million ($196 Million)

3. Keith Richards—£220 Million ($270 Million)

2. The Edge—£500 Million ($613 Million)

1. Paul McCartney—£760 Million ($932 Million)