Gear up, folks. This list is all about people with the highest net worth! They have managed to reach a ton of fame, success, and fortune over the years. Do you think you know who we are going to feature here? Let us find out!
John Heard – $3.5 million
Rest in peace, John Heard. The Hollywood actor died in 2017 and had a long career in the industry. If you watched Home Alone and Big, then you must remember him. He was also in CSI: Miami, Law and Order, Miami Vice, and The Sopranos.
Stacy Keibler – $4.5m
Stacy Keibler is a beautiful lady who we got to know back in the day when she used to be in WWE. Now retired from pro wrestling, she has also dabbled in acting and modeling. She was even in Dancing with the Stars and Samurai Girl.
Torrie Wilson – $5m
Here is one more female WWE pro wrestler on our list! The stunning Torrie Wilson is also an actress and model who has appeared on Playboy covers and joined fitness contests in the past. She used to be Samantha in WWE.
Dog the Bounty Hunter – $6m
Dog the Bounty Hunter hunts down bad people on the loose. His show is incredible, and we are sure that you would love it if you don’t already. He was once in jail for 18 months as a bail bondsman for a pal. It was actually there that he learned about bounty hunting!
Alexis Bledel – $8m
You must know who Alexis Bledel is if you watched Gilmore Girls. If not from the hit sitcom, maybe you know her from Tuck Everlasting, Sin City, Post Grad, and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants instead. She is so beautiful, isn’t she?
Nadya Suleman (Octomom) – $1 million
Things turned bad for Nadya Suleman, also known as Octomom, when the media circus finally stopped. She even went bankrupt in 2012! It was a good thing that she put in the effort to change her lifestyle. After that, she got more publicity again.
Robin Williams – $130m
Robin Williams had $130 million at the time of his death. Even though he had a wonderful and successful acting career, his finances felt the blow of two divorces. That must have been hard emotionally and financially. Luckily, he made sure to set up trust funds for his kids.
Rachael Ray – $60m
Rachael Ray is a multitalented cook, author, businesswoman, TV personality, and philanthropist. She invented ’30-Minute Meals’ and gave courses about it. As a matter of fact, it was how she got cookbook and TV show offers!
Mike Tyson – $3m
There is no way you have not heard about Mike Tyson. The pro boxer saw some fluctuations when it came to his career and wealth. Now worth $3 million, he used to have $300 million to his name.
Amber Heard – $9m
The gorgeous Amber Heard was in Pineapple Express, Drive Angry, 3 Days to Kill, and Friday Night Lights. If you have not seen her movies before, maybe you heard about her divorce controversy with Johnny Depp instead!
Amanda Bynes – $5m
Now, it’s no secret that the past few years have not been easy for Amanda Bynes. The former Hollywood child star was in Hairspray, All That, She’s The Man, The Amanda Show, Easy A, and What A Girl Wants. Get better soon, Amanda!
Melissa Rauch – $9m
Melissa Rauch is best known for playing Dr. Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on The Big Bang Theory. Aside from the sitcom, she also worked on Ice Age: Collision Course, True Blood, and The Office in the past.
Macaulay Culkin – $15m
Macaulay Culkin was only a young boy when he made it big. He was the one to play Kevin McCallister, after all. They paid him only $100k for Home Alone but gave him much more for the sequel!
Kid Rock – $80m
Kid Rock is a talented musician, actor, and producer. While modern rock would not be the same without him, he only faced success with his 6th album! It served as his big break and got him to where he is now.
Elisabeth Shue – $12.5m
Elisabeth Shue is an actress who faced many challenges on her way to stardom. She attended Harvard University and even worked while studying there! We are sure you already know her from The Karate Kid, Back to the Future, and Leaving Las Vegas.
Tiger Woods – $740m
We doubt it is a shock to hear that there is lots of money in golf. Tiger Woods gets paid more than most athletes out there thanks to endorsements and appearances. He used to be married to Elin Nordegren.
Bolo Yeung – $1.5 Million
Talented actor and martial artist Bolo Yeung is best known for his work in action movies back in the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s. Among others, he was in the film Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Brett Favre – $100m
Brett Favre is a talented athlete who has bagged one NFL record after the other. He played for two decades before he finally retired. If you are American, you should be familiar with this sports legend!
Samuel L. Jackson – $220 Million
Samuel L. Jackson is one name that most people already know. The actor is influential in Hollywood and has starred in projects such as Django Unchained, Shaft, Pulp Fiction, and S.W.A.T. We are huge fans of his acting, good looks, and incredible voice!
O.J. Simpson – $3 Million
The retired NFL star must be happy about his freedom after 9 years in jail. However, he has to pay his debt. After doing some accounting, people found out that he still owes $70 million due to his trial.
Amanda Seyfried – $10m
Amanda Seyfried is not only lovely, but she is also a very talented actress and singer. You should already know that this is the case if you saw her in Les Miserables and Mamma Mia!
Megyn Kelly – $15m
Megyn Kelly started working for the Fox News Channel in 2004. Her stated net worth was reported back in 2016. The year after this, she switched to NBC instead. We bet she has made even more money there!
Mandy Moore – $10m
Mandy Moore might be better known for her acting, but she kicked off her career as a musician. There is no way you forgot her when she worked on This Is Us, A Walk To Remember, Tangled, and The Princess Diaries.
Sarah Hyland – $9m
Sarah Hyland has made a fortune from her acting career. She is best known for starring in Modern Family. Aside from that, she has also appeared in Date and Switch, Lipstick Jungle, All My Children, Spanglish, and Hot in Cleveland.
Lea Michele – $10m
Lea Michele, like some other ladies here, also know how to sing and act. She went on to be a big star after playing Rachel Berry in Glee. Before this, she was already doing well as a stage actress.
Chloe Grace Moretz – $12m
Chloe Grace Moretz is younger than the others here, but she has a lot of experience. After all, she made her debut in The Guardian at only 7 years old. She has not stopped working since then.
Cher – $305m
Cher has been making it big in Hollywood since the ‘60s. In the beginning, she was working with Sonny Bono. After their divorce, she launched a solo career and became even more successful! Good to hear!
Monica Lewinsky – $500 thousand
Monica Lewinsky is no athlete or entertainer. No, she became a celebrity of sorts for another reason. She made it big because of her relations with Pres. Bill Clinton. She made a lot of money from her book deal, endorsements, and appearances. She also designed and sold handbags before.
Ronda Rousey – $12m
Ronda Rousey became the first judoka to bag a gold medal at the World Judo Championship. She was the first American judoka to win a judo medal at the 2008 Olympics. Later on, she got into MMA and invented ‘armbar.’ Her fortune comes from endorsements and promotions.
Gigi Hadid – $13m
Gigi Hadid is one of the It Girls of these days. This blonde beauty has worked with a lot of high-end fashion houses such as Fendi, Tommy Hilfiger, Anna Sui, Chanel, Versace, Tom Ford, and Marc Jacobs.
Ray Rice – $14m
Ray Rice was once the running back for the Ravens. It was then that he made a fortune. Sadly, his time on the field came to a stop after he was charged with assault. He was terminated soon after it came out.
Lauren Graham- $15m
Lauren Graham is best known for starring in Gilmore Girls together with Alexis Bledel. Aside from that, she was also in Bad Santa, The Pacifier, Parenthood, Because I Said So, Sweet November, and Evan Almighty.
Amy Schumer – $16m
Amy Schumer has not spent a long time in the field just yet, but she has proven that she knows how to make people laugh! The comedian also worked on Trainwreck and wrote a book called The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo.
Rosario Dawson – $16m
Rosario Dawson is a pretty big star. She has previously starred in films such as Top Five, Sin City, Rent, Men in Black II, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Kids, Clerks II, and Seven Pounds.
Lucy Liu – $16m
We all know Lucy Liu, but did you know that she first made it big in Ally McBeal? Apart from this, she was also in Chicago, Kill Bill, Kung-Fu Panda, Charlie’s Angels, and Elementary. She is a talented visual actress as well!
Rebel Wilson – $16m
Make sure to keep your eyes out for Rebel Wilson. You must recall the Aussie actress from Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids, This Means War, Struck By Lightining, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, and How To Be Single.
Liam Hemsworth – $16m
Liam Hemsworth is a member of a talented and gorgeous family. He starred in The Last Song with his ex, Miley Cyrus. That’s not all, however. He was also in The Duel, The Hunger Games, and The Dressmaker.
Kristen Bell – $16m
Kristen Bell launched into stardom when she starred in Veronica Mars. She was also in films such as You Again, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, When In Rome, and The Bass. Recently, she was in Frozen and stars in The Good Place.
Zac Efron – $18m
Zac Efron is, of course, famous for playing Troy Bolton in the High School Musical movies. Things are different for him now. He has since starred in films like New Year’s Eve and 17 Again
Kate Upton – $20m
Kate Upton made it big by going on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition in 2011. She did it again in 2012 and 2013! If you want to see her act, she was in The Other Woman and Tower Heist
Christian Slater – $20m
Christian Slater made his film debut when he starred in The Legend of Billie Jean in the ‘80s. He was a big actor back then. He was also in Name of the Rose and Heathers.
Chrissy Metz – $300,000
Chrissy Metz is yet another This Is Us actress. No, it was not easy for her to make it this far in life! It is nice to hear that she is still humble despite her success. She is a body positivity advocate too.
Carrie Fisher – $25m
It was truly tragic when Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60 years old after a cardiac arrest. The Princess Leia actress made a lot of money from her movies and books and left her estate to her daughter.
Hilary Duff – $25m
If you know Hilary Duff, it is probably because of her starring role in Lizzy McGuire. She also dipped her toes into the music career in the past. Despite this, acting seems to be her true calling!
Stephanie McMahon – $25m
Stephanie McMahon gets to call the WWE CEO her father, so we can see why she loves the stage. She is no longer a performer, but she is now the Creative Vice President. She is happily married to Triple H too!
Colin Kaepernick – $25m
Colin Kaepernick also used to play baseball, but he focused on football when he went to the University of Nevada. The Chicago Cubs still made an offer, but he later joined the San Francisco 49ers instead.
The top Jersey Shore stars – $26m
We bet you know who these folks are. The people below have net worths of $6 million, $15 million, and $5 million. Respectively, they are Snooki Polizzi, Pauly D, and Jwoww of Jersey Shore fame.
Vanessa Williams – $28m
Vanessa Williams took home the 1984 Miss America crown as the first African-American woman to do so. Sadly, she had to resign after certain photos of her came out. She has given acting a shot as well!
Emma Stone – $28m
Emma Stone sure is one great actress. Serious roles? Funny characters? She can do both. On top of that, she has proven her acting chops in La La Land, Birdman, The Help, Easy A, The Amazing Spider-Man, and more.
Mila Kunis – $30m
We just adore the fact that Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher got together a long time after they were an onscreen couple! This lovely lady is a talented actress in her own right as well, of course.
Chris Pratt – $30m
Chris Pratt looks different than he used to. He used to be a bigger guy when he was in Parks and Recreation but now looks just like a superhero! We are still sad that he and Anna Faris split up.
Chester Bennington – $30 million
Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was a true inspiration to many of us who grew up back in the early ‘00s. We are sure that he is a hero of yours as well. Tragically, he passed away just this 2017.
Demi Lovato – $30m
Demi Lovato got her start by starring in Barney & Friends. Of course, she was later in Sonny With A Chance and Camp Rock. More recently, she worked as a mentor for The X Factor. Her music career has been doing very well too!
Ryan Gosling – $30m
Ryan Gosling was the man of every woman’s dreams when he appeared in The Notebook. He and Rachel McAdams actually went out for a bit, but he is now in a relationship with Eva Mendes.
Chelsea Clinton – $30m
Marc Mezvinsky and Chelsea Clinton have a shared net worth of $30 million. Yes, we are also jealous. If you want to have the same fortune, maybe you will have as much luck in hedge funding as he did.
Louis C.K. – $31m
Louis C.K. might look like just another regular guy, but his façade hides a multimillionaire comedian. As you might already know, he has earned a lot of money from TV shows and stand-up comedy acts.
Ellen Pompeo – $35m
It is no wonder that Ellen Pompeo made it to this list of ours. After all, she had been making $300,000 for every episode of the long-running medical drama Grey’s Anatomy back in the day.
George Romero – $35m
George Romero was known as the Father of Zombie Films. It makes sense since he did make Day of the Dead, Dawn of the Dead, and Night of the Living Dead. Aside from that, he was also involved with Dark Water and The Ring.
Dan Marino – $35m
Dan Marino, who played for the Miami Dolphins, was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2005. He deserves it, that is for sure. He now lives with his wife and 6 kids in Fort Lauderdale.
Ariana Grande – $35m
Ariana Grande is, without a doubt, one of the biggest pop musicians at the moment. She got her start on the Broadway stage. However, her big break came when she joined the cast of Victorious.
Joel Osteen – $40m
Who would have thought that a pastor would make it to this list? Televangelist Joel Osteen has made a lot of money from his book sales. It is shocking to hear that he used to have a fear of public speaking!
Susan Boyle – $40m
Susan Boyle is something of a Cinderella in real life. In 2009, she made it big by wowing everyone when she sang “I Dreamed A Dream” on Britain’s Got Talent. Before that, she worked in a kitchen.
Kaley Cuoco – $45m
Kaley Cuoco is another The Big Bang Theory star who made it to our list. She got a million bucks for every episode, apparently! This lovely lady dated costar Johnny Galecki and was once married to athlete Ryan Sweeting.
Alyssa Milano – $45m
Alyssa Milano made it big by starring in Who’s The Boss. She is on the list because of all the projects she has worked on in the past. Among others, she was in Charmed, Melrose Place, and Mistresses.
Selena Gomez – $45m
Selena Gomez also made her debut with Barney & Friends. She was also in Wizards of Waverly Place and got paid $30k for each episode. These days, she is more famous as a pop star.
Judge Judy- $47m
Judge Judy is one of the richest reality TV show stars ever. As of 2010, she was earning $6 million each year! It makes sense since she has been on TV since 2006 and is still going strong. Good for her!
Melissa McCarthy – $50m
We are sure that you know just how funny Melissa McCarthy is. She made it big when she brought Sookie of Gilmore Girls to live. However, do not forget that she was also in Spy, Tammy, and Bridesmaids.
Hugh Hefner – $50m
There was a time when Hugh Hefner had $200 million to his name. Sadly, his fortune went down when Playboy sales started going downhill. He died with a net worth of $50 million. That’s still pretty good!
Johnny Galecki – $50m
Come on, you must have expected to see Johnny Galecki here. He made $1 million for each The Big Bang Theory episode as well. Aside from that, he has worked on stage and appeared in I Know What You Did Last Summer and Vanilla Sky.
Jeremy Clarkson – $55m
Jeremy Clarkson is a journalist and writer who is not shy about what is on his mind. The Top Gear host has many assets to his name such as expensive cars, an Oxfordshire property, and even a lighthouse!
Natalie Portman – $60m
Natalie Portman made her debut with Leon: The Professional at the tender age of 13. The actress has come a long way since then! In 2012, this lovely lady tied the knot with Benjamin Millepied.
Adam Levine – $60m
Adam Levine is best known as the Maroon 5 front man. He also served as a The Voice mentor. Ladies, the reformed playboy is no longer on the market. He is now married to Behati Prinsloo!
Britney Spears – $63m
Britney Spears got her start with the Mickey Mouse Club with many other famous celebs. Her pop songs are truly unforgettable! She has been through a lot in the past, but she is now doing well.
Jennifer Garner – $65m
Jennifer Garner has been active in Hollywood for over 20 years already. Her first onscreen part was for Zoya. Things have since changed for her, but the actress is still going strong. Good to hear!
Emma Watson – $70m
It must not come as a surprise to find Emma Watson on the list. Best known for playing Hermione in Harry Potter, she has attained even more success since those days. We are proud of her!
Kim Cattrall – $75m
Kim Cattrall went on to be a household name after getting cast as Samantha Jones in Sex and the City. She won a Golden Globe for this role! On top of this, she also published a tell-all memoir.
Kelly Ripa – $75m
Kelly Ripa got her screen debut when she appeared in All My Children. However, she only became a household name by joining the crew of Live with Regis and Kathie. It was even renamed to Live with Kelly when Regis retired.
Larry the Cable Guy – $80m
Daniel Lawrence Whitney, also called Larry the Cable Guy, is a comedian and country musician. He has 7 albums to his name! He is now the husband of Cara Whitney. The couple now has two kids together!
Tim Allen – $80m
Tim Allen got his start when he was cast to star in Home Improvement, which was on the air for 8 seasons. Aside from that, he also voiced Buzz Lightyear and was in Last Man Standing.
Bill O’Reilly – $85m
Bill O’Reilly is a host, journalist, and political commentator who made a name for himself as the host of The O’Reilly Factor. The conservative guy used to work for the WNEP-TV once upon a time.
Reba McEntire – $95m
Reba McEntire is a musician who signed her first deal with Mercury Records back in 1975. She has since sold more than 80 million records! In 1990, the ‘Queen of Country’ also starred in Tremors.
Howard Stern – $95m
Howard Stern made it big when he launched The Howard Stern Show. It always a dream of his to be a radio star, so it is nice that he got his wish. He used to host and produce talk shows as well.
Jeff Foxworthy – $100m
Jeff Foxworthy was part of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. He dropped out of Georgia Tech and worked at IBM, although it all changed for him after getting into comedy. He used to have a show called The Jeff Foxworthy Show in the ‘90s.
Caitlyn Jenner – $100m
Caitlyn Jenner, if you wanted to know, is doing just dandy. Her sports career might have helped with her fortune, although the majority of her net worth comes from the publicity she got after her transition.
Bradley Cooper – $100m
Bradley Cooper is the dream guy for most people. He is funny, talented, rich, and handsome! Most men want to be him, and we can see why. He earned his fortune from endorsements and acting roles.
Jesse James – $100m
Jesse James is a reality TV star who is most famous for his motorbike empire. We all know how big of a hit Monster Garage was. He has also tried his hand at many other industries!
Bill & Hillary Clinton – $110m
Bill and Hillary Clinton have $110 million between the two of them. The breakdown? He made $80 million of it, while she made the other $30 million. Their fortune grew a lot back in the ‘90s.
Roger Moore – $110 million
Roger Moore became the third actor to bring James Bond to life. Between 1973 and 1985, he starred in 7 different films from the franchise. He is very philanthropic as well, and we love him all the more for it!
Angelina Jolie – $160m
Angelina Jolie has been acting for a long time by now. She is famous for playing Lara Craft, the lead role in Tomb Raider, but are you aware that she voiced Tigress of Kung Fu Panda?
Gordon Ramsay- $160m
Gordon Ramsay is a man known for his cooking skills and shocking insults. The owner of several five-star restaurants is also known for his reality shows. Master Chef and Hell’s Kitchen are both incredible shows!
John Travolta – $170m
John Travolta must be used to living his life under the spotlight by now. The star has been active in Hollywood for over four decades already. Did you know that he is a flying fanatic with his own private plane?
Julia Roberts – $170m
Julia Roberts dazzled every single one of us with that smile of hers. She has starred in many films over the years. She might get multiple job offers, but there is no problem even if she is picky about them!
Christopher Nolan – $180m
Christopher Nolan is a talented director who has made some of the greatest films of our times. We are not surprised to hear that he is wealthy. If you ask us, he deserves the fortune he has built for himself.
Denzel Washington – $200m
Denzel Washington is a two-time Academy Award winner, which is an incredible feat in and of itself! His acting skills and nice smile have taken him far. He has starred in Training Day, American Gangster, and Training Day.
Wayne Gretzky – $200m
With two decades of playing in the NHL under his belt, it is not hard to imagine how Wayne Gretzky made so much money over the years. After all, he is definitely one of the best hockey players in history.
Sandra Bullock – $200m
Sandra Bullock, without a single doubt, is both talented and gorgeous. The Academy Award-winning actress is best known for working on films such as The Heat, Practical Magic, While You Were Sleeping, and Miss Congeniality.
Robert De Niro – $200m
Robert De Niro must be one of the most famous men in Hollywood history! He might be in his twilight years, but he continues to act. He recently starred in Dirty Grandpa, Last Vegas, and American Hustle.
Harrison Ford – $210m
Harrison Ford is a name that you cannot forget if you are at all interested in films. This was the guy who played both Indiana Jones and Han Solo! He keeps acting even to this day. More power to him!
Robert Downey Jr. – $220m
Robert Downey Jr. is and forever will be associated with Iron Man. He has quite a number of similarities with the superhero, after all. Aside from that, he also starred in Sherlock Holmes and Tropic Thunder.
Mark Wahlberg – $225m
Mark Wahlberg was first a member of New Kids on the Block. Before he began acting and producing, he also modeled for Calvin Klein. He is most famous for starring in Ted, The Fighter, and The Departed.
Leonardo DiCaprio – $245m
A lot of people were delighted to hear that Leo finally got his Oscar! His talent was on full display in The Revenant, Titanic, Blood Diamond, and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. On top of this, he is a climate change activist too.
Peter Sallis – $245m
Peter Sallis is best known for being the voice of Wallace in Wallace & Gromit. Aside from this, he got the role of Norman Clegg in The Last of the Summer Wine. He died in 2017.
George Clooney – $250m
George Clooney began his great acting career with ER. He should credit his acting skills, charm, and good looks for all the fame he has since attained! He is an activist for many causes too.
Will Smith – $260m
Will Smith made it big by starring in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He would then go on to star in films like I Am Legend, Men in Black, and Bad Boys. What an icon!
Sean Connery – $300m
Sean Connery worked as a milkman in the past. Yes, we are talking about the man who went on to play James Bond. Aside from this, he was also in First Knight, Macbeth, and more.
Bjorn Ulvaeus – $300m
If you know Bjorn, you probably already know that he cofounded ABBA. The band saw great heights that even they did not expect. Of course, he also produced and wrote the songs for Mamma Mia.
Jackie Chan – $300m
Jackie Chan is a martial artist and actor who is as talented and funny as can be. It is unbelievable to us that he is in his sixties now. He got his big break in Hollywood back in 1988.
Bruce Springsteen – $300m
Bruce Springsteen, known as “The Boss,” is an excellent musician. To no surprise, he has already achieved a lot of things by now. He started his career in the ‘60s and made it big in the ‘70s.
Keanu Reeves – $350m
Keanu Reeves is one handsome and talented guy, and we are sure that you would agree. This actor can do drama, action, romance, you name it. He is also a motorcycling enthusiast, which is extremely cool.
Jessica Alba – $350m
Jessica Alba is a successful actress, so you should not be surprised to hear about her net worth. If you need a little reminder, let us tell you that she has been performing since she was only 13 years old!
Taylor Swift – $360m
Taylor Swift is one of the most well-known musicians of this generation. We bet you have listened to Bad Blood, Love Story, Our Song, and Tim McGraw before. We cannot wait to see what’s next for her.
Clint Eastwood – $375m
Clint Eastwood is an actor before he decided to go into the other aspects of filming. He has since worked as a director and producer in the past and won awards for his hard work. What a talented guy!
Sylvester Stallone – $400m
Don’t you think that Sylvester Stallone is an excellent actor? We have all seen him in Rambo and Rocky before. Here is a fun fact – he was once a boxing promoter. How cool is that?
Pamela Anderson – $5m
The lovely Pamela Anderson got her big break when she worked on the hit show Baywatch. Truly, life has changed a lot over the years for the actress. Interestingly, she is a PETA activist as well.
Milo Ventimiglia – $5m
Milo Ventimiglia was the actor who was cast to play Jess Mariano of Gilmore Girls. The former teen heartthrob has worked on other projects since those days. He even stars in This Is Us now!
Johnny Depp – $400m
There is zero way that you do not know who Johnny Depp is. He became known for playing strange characters in many films. Of course, it makes sense that this famous actor has made a lot of money!
Jack Nicholson $400m
Jack Nicholson is quite an enigma in Hollywood. Indeed, there is no one who can act like the star of The Shining can! This talented man has been paid well for his unrivalled acting skills.
Mel Gibson – $425m
He might not be all that well-loved, but at least Mel Gibson gets to enjoy a fortune that we can only dream of. The actor is so rich that he was able to fund The Passion of Christ on his own!
Peter Jackson – $450m
If you are a fan of The Lord of the Rings films, you must adore Peter Jackson. Not only did he make tons of money, he also won many awards for them! He also worked on The Hobbit.
Victoria Beckham – $450m
Victoria Beckham, who made it big as part of the Spice Girls, is one wealthy lady. She sure is talented! Aside from her show biz career, Posh Spice also worked as a businesswoman and fashion designer.
Beyoncé Knowles – $450m
There was a time when Beyonce was part of a group called Destiny’s Child. Her career went to new heights when she went solo, however. We just wish that we could have as much talent as she does!
James Patterson – $470m
James Patterson is the bestselling author of many books! So how did he get so rich? If you wanted to know, the answer is that a fair amount of his books has since been adapted into movies and shows.
Rush Limbaugh – $470m
Political commentator and radio host Rush Limbaugh is, of course, the man behind the Rush Limbaugh Show. We are sure you could have figured that one out on your own, however. It is up to you to decide if you appreciate his outspokenness!
Coldplay – $475m
Coldplay has been around ever since 1996! They have been together longer than some of you have been alive! The British rock band, composed of Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Guy Berryman, and Chris Martin, has made many amazing and memorable songs since then.
Tom Cruise – $500m
Did you know that Tom Cruise used to be known as Mr. Reliable? The reason they did this was he was so famous that his movies were guaranteed hits. It was only a matter of time before we mentioned him.
Elton John – $500m
Sir Elton John got to the top of his career back in the ‘70s. Despite this, he remains relevant to this day. It is incredible to think that he has been performing on the stage for about 50 years already.
Mariah Carey – $520m
The list simply would not be complete if we did not talk about this diva! Mariah Carey has definitely put in the work to get to where she now is. We are proud of her for achieving everything she did!
Shah Rukh Khan – $600m
Bollywood fans should know who Shah Rukh Khan is! He is the top-grossing actor in India, after all. The King of Bollywood has since appeared in 80 or so films. He has 3 kids with his wife, Gauri.
Chuck Lorre – $600m
Chuck Lorre is the person you have to thank if you are a fan of The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men. The TV writer, composer, and producer once let us know, “I am wired on some deep level to seek out something to be worried and obsess about.”
Celine Dion – $630m
Celine Dion is one of the biggest names when it comes to music. The talented singer has time and again shown us that her voice is golden! We bet you know her for that song on Titanic.
Dr. Dre – $700m
NWA Records would not be the same if it were not for the effort Dr. Dre put into it. Among other things, he discovered Eminem and founded Beats By Dre. Without a doubt, he deserves it all and more!
James Cameron – $700m
James Cameron is the director who created Titanic and Avatar. Fun fact: he met his wife while filming Titanic. One of favorite things about this talented man is that he donates lots of money to causes.
Jay-Z – $700m
Jay-Z gets called the Godfather of Rap pretty often. Did you know that he has already spent 30 years or so in the music industry? Considering how hard he has worked, we are glad he gets compensated for it.
P Diddy – $760m
It is true that Sean “P Diddy” Combs has been rather quiet in the music industry. You shouldn’t worry, at any rate. After all, his money is intact. He also has stakes in the alcohol and film industries. Interesting!
Madonna – $800m
They just do not make them like Madonna anymore. Isn’t it incredible that she is the Princess of Pop AND the Queen of Pop at the same time? The “Like A Virgin” singer is truly legendary!
U2 – $838m
There was a time when U2 was thought to be the world’s best band. Bono, Larry Mullen Jr., Adam Clayton, and The Edge got together to form the group in 1976. They have come a long way since then!
Jerry Bruckheimer – $850m
Let us find out how Jerry Bruckheimer amassed so much wealth. Well, let us just say that he is a Hollywood producer. Some of the projects he has worked on are Black Hawk Down, Top Gun, and Con Air.
J.K. Rowling – $1bn
J.K. Rowling serves as an inspiration to all aspiring artists out there. The author used to live off welfare and is now a certified billionaire! Isn’t this incredible? We owe our childhoods to this talented woman!
Paul McCartney – $1.2bn
Paul McCartney has, without a doubt, reached the top of the ladder when it comes to the music industry. He does not regularly play these days, but why would he when he is already a billionaire?
Andrew Lloyd Webber – $1.2bn
Andrew Lloyd Webber is probably the most talented composer on the planet right at this moment. We are sure that you are a huge fan of The Phantom of the Opera and Cats! Yep, he made them possible.
Jami Gertz – $2bn
If you know Jami Gertz, it might be because she appeared in Twister, The Lost Boys, and Sixteen Candles. She also appeared in the small screen with The Neighbors and Still Standing. She is also a successful businessperson on top of this.
Oprah Winfrey – $3.2bn
Oprah Winfrey is not only hard-working, but she is also very business-savvy. Of course, there is a little luck that played a factor in it too. At any rate, she is a talk show host and now owns a network!
Steven Spielberg – $3.6bn
Steven Spielberg has made billions of dollars over the years. If you wanted to know how, it is because he made modern classics such as ET, Super 8, and ET. He has made a huge mark on pop culture, that much is for sure.
George Lucas – $5.4bn
George Lucas was the creator of Star Wars, although we probably did not need to tell you that. He ended up selling the series to Disney for an astounding $4 billion. He was a cowriter and cocreator of Indiana Jones as well!
Jenna Jameson – $10m
Jenna Jameson was a huge star back in the ‘90s when she was active in the adult industry. Aside from acting, she also directed movies and published a number of books as well. Interesting, we know.
Jim Carrey – $150 million
Jim Carrey has a made a name for himself by being an absolute riot in movies such as Dumb and Dumber, Bruce Almighty, and The Mask. Just so you know, he is excellent in serious projects too.
Queen Elizabeth II – $485 million
We have talked about actors, politicians, and authors, but let us not forget about people who have actual royal blood! The Queen has seen financial hang-ups before, but she is still one very rich lady.
Bill Cosby – $400m
Bill Cosby was the star of the famous TV series The Cosby Show, but some of you might only know him because of the notorious trial. It was so big because he was so well-loved before that.
Stan Lee – $50 – 80 million
If you are a comic book fan, you must not be surprised to see this name on the list. Stan Lee was a comic book writer for Marvel. Weren’t you sad when he passed away on November 12, 2018? We sure were.
Lady Gaga – $300 million
Whatever you might feel about Lady Gaga, you cannot deny that she is an amazing performer. Apart from dancing and singing, she has given acting a try as well. It was like she was born to be a star!