The Top-Earning Songwriters of All Time

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The average annual income for a commercial songwriter is $34,455. While some songwriters make a decent amount, if they’re really good, they can earn millions.

Many successful musical artists write their own songs, however, you'd be surprised how many famous songs were actually written by somebody else. Here’s a list of the richest songwriters of all time. Some of these net worths will blow your mind.