While most of the people on this list had solo careers in music, there is one star who actually made it into the film industry.
It’s definitely not uncommon for boy bands to split up at some point – and there are always a musician or two of them who end up embarking on fairly successful solo careers. Today we thought we’d look at the stars who started their careers in boy band but have since become very famous (and wealthy) celebrities themselves.
While most of the people on today’s list had careers in music, there is one star who actually made it into the film industry. From Harry Styles to Justin Timberlake, keep scrolling to find out who the richest former boy band members are!
10 Omarion – $ 8 million net worth
On the list is the musician Omarion, who became famous in the early 2000s as a member of the popular R&B boy band B2K. In 2004 the band took a hiatus – and a year later Omarion released his debut studio album O. The musician has released four more albums since then and is currently valued at $ 8 million net worth, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
9 Nathan Sykes – $ 8 million net worth
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Next on the list is British musician Nathan Skyes, who rose to fame in 2010 as the youngest member of the boy band The Wanted. In 2016 Nathan released his debut studio album entitled Unfinished Business. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Nathan currently has a net worth of $ 8 million – meaning he shares his place with Omarion.
8th Nick Lachey – Net worth $ 25 million
We come to singer Nick Lachey, who became famous in the 90s as the lead singer of the boy band 98 Degrees.
In 2003 Nick gave a solo career a chance and released his debut solo studio album SoulO. Since then, Nick has released three more studio albums – and he currently has an estimated net worth of $ 25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
7th Zayn Malik – net worth $ 75 million
Another famous former boy band member on today’s list is British singer Zayn Malik, who rose to fame along with boy band One Direction in 2010. In 2015, Zayn decided to leave the band to pursue a solo career, and in 2016 he released his debut studio album Mind of Mine. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Zayn Malik currently has a net worth of $ 75 million.
6th Harry Styles – $ 80 million net worth
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Speaking of One Direction – next on the list is her former band member Harry Styles. After One Direction took a hiatus in 2016, Harry also pursued a solo career and released his self-titled debut solo album a year later. In 2019, Harry released his second studio album, Fine Line – and according to Celebrity Net Worth, the musician currently has an estimated net worth of $ 80 million.
5 Ricky Martin – $ 120 million net worth
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None other than Ricky Martin, who started out in the ’80s as a member of the Puerto Rican boy band Menudo, opens the top 5 on today’s list. In the 90s, however, Ricky Martin managed to achieve international fame with hits like “Livin ‘La Vida Loca” and “She Bangs”. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ricky Martin currently has a net worth of $ 120 million.
4th Justin Timberlake – Net worth $ 250 million
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Next up on our list is pop star Justin Timberlake, who rose to fame as a member of the boy band in NSYNC in the late 1990s.
Justin began his solo career in 2002 with his debut solo studio album Justified and has been an integral part of the pop music industry ever since. Justin has released a total of five solo studio albums, and according to Celebrity Net Worth, he is currently valued at $ 250 million net worth.
3 Robbie Williams – $ 300 million net worth
Opening of the top 3 on today’s list of British musician Robbie Williams, who became famous in 1990 as a member of the boy band Take That. In 1996 Robbie began his solo career, with which he had a lot of success – especially throughout Europe. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Robbie currently has a net worth of $ 300 million.
2 Mark Wahlberg – Net worth $ 300 million
Runner-up on today’s list is none other than Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg, who started his music career with the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch in the ’90s. Since then, Mark has turned to acting – and today he’s one of the most iconic actors of his generation. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mark Wahlberg also has an estimated net worth of $ 300 million – which means he shares second place with Robbie Williams on today’s list.
1 Paul McCartney – $ 1.2 Billion Net Worth
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At the end of the list is none other than legendary musician Paul McCartney, who rose to fame in the 1960s as a member of the popular British boy band The Beatles. After the group split in 1970, Paul pursued a solo career – and according to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is currently estimated at a whopping $ 1.2 billion.
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