Net worth: $740 million
Dr. Dre first gained mainstream success as a producer for the rap group N.W.A., Since then, Dre has produced for countless other artists and has had a critically and commercially successful solo career. Dre has his own label, Aftermath Entertainment, which features artists like Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, and Anderson Paak. But Dre’s most successful business, and the reason he’s in the top 3 of this list, is Beats Electronics. In 2014 Dre sold the company to Apple for a reported 3.2 billion dollars, and as a major shareholder in the company, Dre made a pretty penny off the sale.