The Eagles have been named the top-earning band on Forbes 2019 list of the World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities.
The iconic band took in a whopping $100 million, which was enough for the band to be ranked number eight on the top-100 list. The bulk of The Eagles’ earning came via their tour dates where they gross on average $3.5 million per show.
Also making the Forbes list was Elton John, who came in at number 19 with $84 million. Like the Eagles, the bulk of his earning came from his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.
Other musicians of note who made the list were Metallica (#30 – $68.5 million), Billy Joel (#53 – $52 million), Jimmy Buffett (#57 – $50 million), Fleetwood Mac (#59 – $49 million), Paul McCartney (#62 – $48 million), Guns N’ Roses (#71 – $44 million) and The Rolling Stones (#83 – $41 million.)