By any measure, Prince was rock star royalty. That includes his wealth.
The prolific musician leaves behind a vast legacy of genre-bending albums and gender-bending fashion statements — and an estate said to be worth about $300 million, making him one of the most valuable entertainers in the world.
It's still unclear who will end up inheriting the singer-guitarist's fortune. Whoever takes control stands to benefit handsomely from a song library, including hits like "1999" and "When Doves Cry," that is only expected to soar in value in the years ahead.
Prince, who died Thursday at 57, is poised to join a rarefied field of singer-songwriter artists like...