Bruno Mars vs. Anderson .Paak: Which Silk Sonic Member Has a Higher Net Worth?

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak are two dynamic stars in the music industry, each with their own unique sound and identity. The two superstar artists formed the duo Silk Sonic in early 2021 and are set to release in album.

Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars
(L-R) Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars of music group Silk Sonic perform onstage during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards broadcast on March 14, 2021 | Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak teamed up to form Silk Sonic

Bruno Mars announced the formation of Silk Sonic with a simple Instagram post of their upcoming album’s cover. “We locked in and made an album. The band’s called Silk Sonic,” the post read. The album is set to feature beloved musician Bootsy Collins in addition to Mars and .Paak.

The duo’s first single, “Leave the Door Open” rose to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, giving .Paak his first number-one song.

Anderson .Paak
Anderson .Paak accepts the Best Melodic Rap Performance award for ‘Lockdown’ onstage during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California and broadcast on March 14, 2021 | Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

Anderson .Paak’s net worth in 2021

For many people, “Leave the Door Open” is their first introduction to Anderson .Paak; others have been fans of the California-bred musician for years. .Paak won his first Grammy Award in 2019 for his song “Bubblin’,” and the following year, he won two more Grammys for Best R&B Album and Best R&B Performance.

Anderson .Paak is a versatile musician, sometimes taking a break from singing on stage to play the drums. With so many musical accomplishments already behind him, .Paak has made a name for himself as one of this generation’s R&B stars.

As of April 2021, .Paak has earned a net worth of approximately $5 million, according to WealthyPersons.

Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars of music group Silk Sonic performs onstage during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards broadcast on March 14, 2021 | Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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Bruno Mars’ net worth in 2021

Bruno Mars has been a global superstar for over a decade now, with several hit songs such as “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Grenade,” and “That’s What I Like” under his belt. He’s performed at the Super Bowl halftime show and countless award shows, and is known for his ability to sing while evoking the dance moves of Michael Jackson and James Brown.

Mars has been incredibly commercially successful since his debut in 2010. His first album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, sold over 15 million copies worldwide; his 2012 follow-up Unorthodox Jukebox sold 6 million, while his most recent album, 2016’s 24K Magic, moved 5 million copies.

Mars has gone on three world tours in support of those albums. On the 24K Magic World Tour, which circled the globe for nearly two years in 2017 and 2018, Anderson .Paak traveled with Mars as an opening act on the European leg of the tour.

In the span of just over a decade, Mars has become a superstar across different forms of entertainment. As of 2021, WealthyGorilla estimates his net worth at $175 million.