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The Richest Drummers in the World

CelebrityNetWorth.com compiled a list of the richest drummers based on all publicly available information including salaries, real estate holdings, divorces, record sales, royalties and endorsements. The final net worths come from a formula that takes out taxes, manager’s fees, agents’ fees, and lifestyle. See the Story

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    #30: Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac
    Net Worth: $8.5 Million

    Musician Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at the Honda Center on May 23, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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    #29: Steven Adler of Guns N' Roses
    Net Worth: $15 Million

    Inductee Steven Adler of Guns N' Roses performs on stage during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall on April 14, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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    #28: Questlove of The Roots and Jimmy Fallon
    Net Worth: $16 Million

    Questlove of The Roots performs at "Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield" concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
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    #27: Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters
    Net Worth: $20 Million

    Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters performs during MTV2's "24 Hours Of Foo" at the MTV Times Square Studios June 11, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
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    #26: Neil Peart of Rush
    Net Worth: $22 Million

    Neil Peart of Rush 1980 Moving Pictures Tour in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Marty Temme/WireImage)
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    #25: Bill Kreutzmann (Second from the Right) of The Grateful Dead
    Net Worth: $25 Million

    The Grateful Dead: Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phill Lesh, Brent Myland, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, ca.early 1980s. (Photo by CSU Archives/Everett Collection)
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    #24: Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead
    Net Worth: $30 Million

    Drummer Mickey Hart performs with The Dead on May 9, 2009 at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
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    #23: Max Weinberg of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band and Conan O’Brien
    Net Worth: $35 Million

    Drummer Max Weinberg performs during the first show of the "Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band" 2002-2003 world tour at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, August 7, 2002. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.
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    #22: Tico Torres of Bon Jovi
    Net Worth: $40 Million

    Drummer of Bon Jovi Hector "Tico" Torres attends the premiere of "Bon Jovi: When We Were Beautiful" during the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on April 29, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
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    #21: Danny Carey (Left) of Tool
    Net Worth: $40 Million

    Musicians Danny Carey and Maynard James Keenan from the group Tool arrive at the 50th annual Grammy awards held at the Staples Center on February 10, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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    #20: Tre Cool of Green Day
    Net Worth: $45 Million

    Tre Cool of Green Day performs at Madison Square Garden on July 27, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
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    #19: Rick Allen of Def Leppard
    Net Worth: $50 Million

    Rick Allen of Def Leppard performs during "FOX & Friends" All American Concert Series at FOX Studios on June 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
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    #18: Carter Beauford of Dave Matthews Band
    Net Worth: $55 Million

    Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band performs at Madison Square Garden on April 14, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)
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    #17: Jon Fishman of Phish
    Net Worth: $60 Million

    Phish drummer Jon Fishman performs on stage at Keyspan Park on Coney Island June17, 2004 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
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    #16: Bill Ward (Second from the Left) of Black Sabbath
    Net Worth: $65 Million

    Inductees Ozzy Osbourne, Bill Ward, Tony Iommi and Terry Butler of Black Sabbath" pose backstage during the 21st Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria March 13, 2006 in New York City. The induction ceremony will air March 21, 2006 on VH1. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
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    #15: Tommy Lee of Motley Crue
    Net Worth: $70 Million

    Recording artist Tommy Lee performs during "Rock Star: Supernova" at CBS Television City September 13, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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    #14: Nick Mason of Pink Floyd
    Net Worth: $75 Million

    Nick Mason of Pink Floyd, circa 1972 (Photo by Everett Collection)
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    #13: Alex Van Halen of Van Halen
    Net Worth: $75 Million

    Alex Van Halen of Van Halen on 1/18/84 in Jacksonville, Il. (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)
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    #12: Stewart Copeland of The Police
    Net Worth: $80 Million

    Drummer Stewart Copeland of The Police performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 23, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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    #11: Travis Barker of Blink 182 and The Aquabats
    Net Worth: $85 Million

    Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker performs at the Red Rock Casino as the band tours in support of the new album, "Neighborhoods" October 7, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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    #10: Chad Smith of The Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Net Worth: $90 Million

    Inductee Chad Smith of The Red Hot Chil Peppers performs onstage during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall on April 14, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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    #9: Joey Kramer of Aerosmith
    Net Worth: $100 Million

    Musician Joey Kramer of Aerosmith performs onstage during Fox's "American Idol 2012" results show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
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    #8: Roger Taylor of Queen
    Net Worth: $105 Million

    Paul Rogers, Roger Taylor and Brian May during the Queen + Paul Rodgers world tour January 5, 2003 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by miquelsi)
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    #7: Larry Mullen Jr. (Far Right) of U2
    Net Worth – $150 Million

    Adam Clayton, The Edge, Bono and Larry Mullen arrive at the Dublin International Film Festival for the European Premiere of U23D in Dublin, Ireland on February 20, 2008. AFP PHOTO Peter Muhly (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)
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    #6: Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones
    Net Worth: $160 Million

    Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones talks to reporters during a press conference to announce a world tour at the Julliard Music School May 10, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
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    #5: Lars Ulrich of Metallica
    Net Worth: $175 Million

    Lars Ulrich of Metallica at MTV Movie Awards 2000 at Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City, CA on June 03, 2000 (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect )
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    #4: Don Henley, solo and as a member of The Eagles
    Net Worth: $200 Million

    Don Henley of the Eagles perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    #3: Dave Grohl of Nirvana, Foo Fighters and Them Crooked Vultures
    Net Worth: $225 Million

    Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters performs onstage during MTV2's "24 Hours Of Foo" at the MTV Times Square Studios June 11, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
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    #2: Phil Collins, solo and as a member of Genesis
    Net Worth: $250 Million

    Musician Phil Collins of Genesis performs onstage during the 2nd annual VH1 Rock Honors held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 12, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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    #1: Ringo Starr, solo and as a member of The Beatles
    Net Worth: $300 Million

    Musican Ringo Starr on stage at "SiriusXM's Town Hall With Ringo Starr" And Host Russell Brand and Moderator Don Was Live On SiriusXM's The Spectrum Channel performs at Troubadour on January 30, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)