MONICA LEWINSKY – $1.5 MILLION
Monica Lewinsky rose to prominence when she got linked to a former high-ranking politician in the United States. However, after the widespread issue, she managed to gather herself and stand on her own two feet again. She became an author, public speaker, and anti-bullying activist, amassing her a net worth of $1.5 million. In 1999, Lewinsky collaborated with Andrew Morton to publish her book, Monica’s Story, which reportedly earned $500,000.
Monica has also given credit to knitting for helping her cope with all the issues she’s been through that gave birth to her handbag line, The Real Monica, Inc. Through Monica’s hard work, her handbag line made it into the shelves of Fred Segal and Henri Bendel. As a writer, she later became a regular contributor to Vanity Fair. Nowadays, Monica Lewinsky spends most of her time speaking and advocating for issues like bullying. She does so by remaining active on social media, particularly Twitter.
REGIS PHILBIN – $150 MILLION
Regis Philbin is famous for being a TV host, actor, singer, and author with a $150 million net worth. The Hollywood celebrity used to earn $20 million annually. Through his hard work as a host of several TV games and talk shows, he managed to join the millionaire’s club. Aside from hosting, he also made a name as a recording artist and released several albums like It’s Time For Regis, When You’re Smiling, The Regis Philbin Christmas Album, and Just You Just Me.
He also co-authored the books I’m Only One Man, Who Wants To Be Me?, and How I Got This Way? Aside from these feats, he also got credit for having the “Most Hours on US Television” from Guinness World Record in 2004. Regis’ fame and fortune came from a long line of effort, sweat, and hard work. All of it would have never been possible if not for the emotional and mental support from his spouse, kids, and friends. He remains, to this day, as one of the most beloved TV personalities in the world.
MICHAEL JORDAN – $2.2 BILLION
Michael Jordan is not only an iconic NBA superstar. He is also famous for being a product endorser, entrepreneur, and team owner with a $2.2 billion net worth. He is known for having investments here and there, like his massive shoe endorsement contract. Jordan struck a deal with Nike in 1984 worth $500,000 a year for five years, but his total compensation reached almost $7 million. Thanks to that deal, the Air Jordan was born in March of 1985. The collaboration did so well that it sold more than a million pairs in just two months.
Within just a year, the brand generated $100 million in revenues for Nike. Today, Air Jordan dominates the basketball shoe sales by 58%. It also generates a whopping $2.5 million annual sale for Nike. Michael Jordan is undeniably the biggest basketball star of all time. Outside of basketball, MJ was also involved in movies and music. Although his entertainment career did not do as well as his basketball career did, at least he got to experience it. Today, he lives a full and happy life with all the investments.
CLINT EASTWOOD – $375 MILLION
Eastwood is given credit for having one of the longest standing careers of any Hollywood actor in the industry. The now 90-years-old film star started his career when he met Chuck Hill in the Army. Hill had multiple connections in the industry and introduced Eastwood to Irvine Glassberg. Glassberg then introduced him to the director, Arthur Libin, who was so impressed with Eastwood’s looks and movie star aura that he encouraged Eastwood to take up acting classes.
Eastwood went on to star in Revenge of Creature, but his big break came in 1959 when he starred in the TV show Rawhide. Perhaps one of Clint’s most memorable roles was that of Bridges of Madison County, not just because he is side by side with the one and only Meryl Streep but also because he co-directed, co-wrote, and co-produced the film. Clint is undoubtedly a talented actor and filmmaker, and for that, he will always be a Hollywood legend.
CHUCK NORRIS – $70 MILLION
When we think of martial arts and action-packed moves, one name comes to mind — Chuck Norris. The American actor, screenwriter, and producer became a popular online meme, which called him “indestructible” due to the various roles in action films like Missing in Action, Invasion U.S.A, and An Eye for an Eye. He also starred in the movie Return of the Dragon, alongside fellow martial artist Bruce Lee.
Norris also has investments in real estate and listed his Dallas home, which he co-owns with his brother, for $1.2million. Chuck certainly has a heart for finance as he invested the right amount of savings for his and his family’s future. Now, at the age of eighty, Chuck Norris remains one of the most familiar names and faces in the industry. He is currently enjoying a more laid back life with his family while being comfortably supported by his $70 million net worth.
JAY LENO – $450 MILLION
Jay Leno studied at Emerson College, where he obtained a degree in Speech Therapy. It was there that he also started his career in comedy by putting together a comedy club. After being featured in The Tonight Show as a comedian, he was eventually given minor roles in films and television shows like One Day at a Time, Fun With Dick and Jane, and Good Times. Then, in 1992 he replaced Johnny Carson as the host of The Tonight Show.
Leno also invests in cars and owns over 300 vehicles valued at around $100million. Jay Leno is probably one of the most iconic personalities on TV. However, behind all of his fame and fortune lies a career filled with shallow backlash directed towards the host’s facial structure and outside appearance. We can’t say for sure if all these things didn’t hurt Jay, but being the funny guy he is, he continues to give the world more entertainment than we deserve.
DENNIS RODMAN – $500 THOUSAND
During the peak of his career playing for the Chicago Bulls back in 1996-1997, Dennis Rodman earned a total salary of $9 million. His income later ballooned to $27 thanks to his multiple endorsements, book sales, and paid appearances. He also produced his own MTV show in 1996 and appeared in the film Double Team alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme. However, the NBA star also lived an equally large lifestyle. In 2012 Rodman was court-ordered to pay $800,000 in child support, but his lawyer claimed that Rodman no longer has the means to pay his dues.
Along with the names Michael Jordan, Shaq, Lebron, and more, Dennis Rodman is also an unforgettable name that will live on in basketball history. Although Dennis started off having a tough life and hit some rough patches along the way, he still managed to maintain his fame and success. To this day, he remains a wealthy man with a $500,000 net worth, thanks to his investment in basketball.
SAMUEL L. JACKSON – $ 250 MILLION
Known as one of his generation’s most popular actors, Samuel L. Jackson has over 150 films in his repertoire and is one of the top-grossing actors of all time. His films combined have earned a box office amount of $16.7 Billion worldwide. As Nick Fury in the Marvel film franchise, producers reportedly paid Samuel somewhere between $4 million and $6 million for a two-line cameo. Jackson’s other endeavors include real estate, like this 12,000 square foot mansion in a gated community of Beverly Park.
He and his wife reportedly own $30 million worth of investment properties in the United States alone. Samuel L. Jackon is a versatile actor who can take both lead and supporting roles. When he became a part of the Avengers ensemble, Samuel L. Jackson received further recognition from the millennial community worldwide. There is no doubt that Samuel L. Jackson is one of the richest actors on the planet. Today, he is worth over $250 million, but we’re sure that’ll increase in the next few years.
RICHARD GERE – $120 MILLION
Widely known as a versatile and outstanding actor, Richard Gere has received multiple nominations from the Golden Globe awards. His most famous film credits are Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, An Officer, and a Gentleman, Chicago, and Hachiko: A Dog’s Tale. Because of his extensive list of film roles and endorsements, Richard now enjoys a net worth amounting to $120 million. Richard may be known to many as a handsome and dashing actor, but what people don’t realize is that he is just as romantic in real life as he is on screen.
During his presentation at the Golden Globe Awards, the actor lovingly referenced his wife by pointing at the camera and saying, “Alejandra, I love you; you can go to sleep now.” This gesture is only one reason why Richard Gere will always be one of the most beloved actors of all time. Making our list of favorites is his romantic comedy movie Shall We Dance, where he starred with Jennifer Lopes and Susan Sarandon.
HARRISON FORD – $ 300 MILLION
Harrison Ford is a well-known Hollywood actor whose fame rose after he played the role of Han Solo in the Star Wars film franchise. His career launched even further after being cast to play the role of Dr. Indiana Jones in the Indiana Jones movie franchise. The role garnered a nomination for Golden Globe and four years later was awarded an Academy Award for his John Book character in the 1985 film Witness. His successful roles lead to many achievements and investments. In 2008, he earned $65 million for the film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Reports claim that the actor has paid an astounding $94 million in taxes during his lifetime. After five decades in the limelight, Harrison Fords’ career does not seem to show any signs of slowing down. Although he is keeping a much lower profile, fans of the actor can still anticipate several projects in the years to come. Even if he does decide to retire, we’re pretty sure his $300 million net worth is enough to keep him comfortable for a very long time.
BILL COSBY – $ 400 MILLION
Bill Cosby created and hosted his show called The Cosby Show, which allowed him to become the world’s highest-paid television actor. Because of this, Cosby is given credit for paving the way for more-positive African-American roles on TV. The show aired from 1984-1992 and provided Cosby with an earning of around $1 million. However, his cut reportedly went as high as $4 million per episode as producer and creator. The actor also has an extensive art collection, which is worth a whopping $250 million, combined with his investment portfolio.
However, his wealth’s future is unknown as he has spent millions of dollars on legal defenses against various charges. Even when he got accused of multiple issues, his net worth remained the same thanks to his investments. Bill Cosby has wholly retired from the spotlight after nearly six decades, but his influence in the industry remains to be one of the most significant. Well, at least he still has $400 million in net worth.
MADONNA- $850 MILLION
Thanks to her remarkable singing talents and vital contributions, Madonna’s name remained famous until today. Often cited as the inspiration to other artists, the singer is crowned rightfully as “The Queen of Pop.” You may also know her from multiple hit songs like Material Girl, Crazy for You, and Like a Prayer. Her second album topped the charts in 1985 and quickly became the first album by a female artist to sell over 5 million copies in the US alone. Madonna also delves into the fashion world with collaborations with brands like Dolce and Gabbana as well as H&M.
With her celebrity status, it’s not surprising to find out that the singer has a vast investment portfolio. You can say whatever you want about Madonna, but no one can deny that her style brought down the barriers of artistic expression in mainstream music. Most of her works draw inspiration from religion, society, politics, and many more. Today, the legendary artist is worth a whopping $850 million in net worth.
KANYE WEST- $1.3 BILLION
With 21 Grammy wins out of 69 nominations, Kanye West certainly has cemented his place in the industry. Outside of being an artist, Kanye is also known for being a producer, rapper, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. His big break came with his first album in 2004 called The College Dropout. Now the rapper has made various partnerships, including a collaboration with the shoe brand Adidas with which he produced his brand Yeezy’s. The brand rakes in $3 billion in annual sales, and the rapper owns 100% of the entire apparel line.
Until now, the shoe brand remains popular in the market and often sells out. He also collaborated with Louis Vuitton, Nike, and APC for both footwear and clothing lines. The actor also has investment properties worth $120 million. He owns a private estate called Hidden Hills, now estimated to be worth a staggering $70 million. All these endorsements and multi-million dollar collaborations have now rewarded Kanye with a net worth that’s worth $1.3 billion.
KOBE BRYANT- $600 MILLION
Kobe Bryant was an 18-time NBA All-Star, 5-time NBA Champion, 2-time NBA Finals Champion, and overall Legend. He worked his way up the NBA and eventually solidified his status in the industry. At the time of his passing, Kobe was worth around $600 million. During his time with the Los Angeles Lakers, Bryant earned over $328 million in salary alone. More income came from his endorsement deals worth over $300 million and a 3-year extension contract with the team for $90 million.
In 2016, Bryant and his friend and business partner Jeff Stibel launched an investment company called Bryant-Stibel with $100 million in business capital. The company sought to invest in various technology, media, and data companies. Kobe is one of the best basketball players of all time, and his sudden passing has affected many fans, colleagues, and artists. His services and contributions truly made a remarkable impact in the field of basketball. For that, people will never forget him.
JALEEL WHITE- $10 MILLION
Born in Pasadena, California, Jaleel White was encouraged by his preschool teacher to take up acting. He starred in commercials and was eventually given small roles in various shows like The Jeffersons and Mr. Belvedere. His most significant break came after he landed the starring role in Family Matters as the nerdy Urkel. The show aired for nine seasons from 1989-1997. After the show ended, the actor reportedly tried to forget his role as he didn’t relate to the character anymore.
He focused on other acting gigs, wrote screenplays, and made investments in real estate. His investment in his business paid off considering the jaw-dropping amount of his recent net worth. It is incredible how a man who came from doing one TV commercial can become this successful and wealthy. Let’s just say that the odds were always in his favor since the very first day he stepped foot in the business. He just didn’t know it at the time.
KYLIE JENNER- $700 MILLION
Kylie Jenner is an American model most notable for her role in her family’s reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians and her own cosmetic beauty line Kylie Cosmetics. At her young age, she was already exposed to the stage, TV, and spotlight. Her family is well-known in show business and have ventured out different paths. In 2019 she sold 51% of her company to Coty Inc. for $600 million, which put the value of the company at $1.2 billion.
In a previous statement, Forbes magazine dubbed her as the world’s youngest billionaire, but they later retracted that statement claiming that Kylie’s financial advisors made the numbers up. She remains the face of Kylie Cosmetics, which has been a successful cosmetic line ever since it launched. For the business venture as well as her paid brand deals, the youngest Jenner’s net worth skyrocketed. Just recently, she garnered a place in 2020’s highest-paid celebrities of Forbes Magazine.
KIM KARDASHIAN- $900 MILLION
Kim Kardashian is a reality TV actress, model, entrepreneur, and spokesperson. She first gathered media audience as a stylist and friend of Paris Hilton. Since then, her fame has continually improved, making most people in the world know her. Kim has certainly thrived in show business, and it feels like this industry is meant for her.She is married to Kanye West and is the older sister of Kylie Jenner.
One of the most famous, controversial, and highest-earning celebrities in the world, Kim and Kanye’s combined net worth is at $4.1 billion. Kim also has various business investments, one of which is KKW Beauty Line, which she sold 20% of for $200 million. Kim and Kanye bought a home from Lisa Marie Presley for $20 million, which they extensively renovated. In 2018 they had to evacuate their home as the wildfires came dangerously close to the property, and the couple had to call firefighters.
GEORGE LUCAS- $6.5 BILLION
George Lucas cemented his name as one of the most important people of Hollywood with the creation of the Star Wars film franchise and Indiana Jones franchise, both of which became global phenomenons. The entire Star Wars franchise grossed $9.3 billion worldwide, while the Indiana Jones franchise grossed $1.96 billion. The director, writer, producer, and businessman also created Lucasfilm. Additionally, he also founded Skywalker Sound, Industrial Light and Magic, LucasArts, and THX, all of which became divisions of the parent company Lucasfilms.
These investment companies have set new standards for filmmaking and gaming and are developing new technologies for motion graphics. When he was in his late teen years, the now famed director attended Thomas Downey High School and got interested in drag racing. His dream was to become a professional racecar driver, but he was involved in a vehicular accident that dampened his hopes entirely. In spite of this, Lucas continued to persevere – and look at where it got him now!
ADAM SANDLER- $420 MILLION
Best known for his romantic comedies and goofy screen characters, Adam Sandler started his career as a cast for the hit, beloved TV show Saturday Night Live. He rose to national fame due to his natural comedic acts. Before that took off, he graduated with a degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. His first hit was Billy Madison, which surprised various critics. Over the years, he appeared in various films like The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates, Happy Gilmore, and Grown Ups.
He has a formula for his success and proved to many that he could produce films. Until now, his name still smells great in the industry, especially on how he can bring life to many romantic-comedy roles. Not only is he a great actor but also a great singer that produced numerous songs that people adore. Over the course of his career, he easily makes somewhere between $50-60 million a year.
JACK NICHOLSON- $400 MILLION
One of the most decorated actors, and certainly one of the wealthiest, Jack Nicholson has appeared in over 60 films and has been nominated for multiple Academy Awards. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, one for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and another for As Good as it Gets. Perhaps his most iconic role is that of Jack Torrance in the 1980 film The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrik. His investment portfolio is worth over $100 million, including a house in Santa Monica and Venice, Los Angeles, California, and a 70-acre property in Malibu.
Jack Nicholson is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and a three-time Academy Award winner who has been nominated 12 times. He is among one of the two actors who managed to obtain an Oscar nomination in every decade starting from the 1960s until the early 2000s. Jack is also one of the youngest actors to have been awarded the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement title.
MIKE TYSON- $3 MILLION
One of the biggest names in sports, particularly in the boxing world, is Mike “Iron” Tyson. He was known for his strength and wits as a boxer and was given the title as the undisputed heavyweight champion in the 1980s. During his career, he became one of the top-grossing and highest-paid athletes of all time. He earned at least $430 million in deals and endorsements which is equivalent to a whopping $700 million today. Mike seems to be enjoying his hard-earned money well enough as he is reported to be living an extravagant lifestyle.
He made several investments, including in a 21-room mansion with its own nightclub and casino. He owns a house in Ohio that features gold-plated furniture, indoor and outdoor pools, and a basketball court. Tyson was also an avid collector of cars, owning more than 100 of them, some of which are very rare. Did you know that Mike even has an actual pet tiger? What a way to live the high life!
JUDGE MATHIS- $20 MILLION
Fortune can really come to anyone and any profession. Surprisingly, even a judge like Judge Greg Mathis was able to bank $20 million. Well, who is Judge Mathis? Judge Greg Mathis is an American Superior Court Judge who rose to fame through his arbitration-based reality court show, Judge Mathis. He has inspired millions of viewers worldwide due to his “jail” to “judge” story. He became a beacon of hope and that anyone and everyone can rise from their adversities.
Inspired by his experiences, he started a non-profit agency called “Young Adults Asserting Themselves” (Y.A.A.T), which provides career opportunities, business loans, job training, and college enrollment for thousands of youth. With his works and advocacies, he was honored by the city of Detroit by having a street named after him, Mathis Ave. This is the same street where a housing development project is ongoing, which will replace the housing projects Mathis grew up in.
DAVID MUIR- $7 MILLION
David Muir graduated with a degree in Journalism from Syracuse University, New York, in the mid-90s. He started his career as staff at WTVH-TV. From there, he earned multiple awards, including the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Journalism. But how did he become a big name in the industry and be able to worth this much? Well, it all started when he had his big break when he became the anchor for World News Now for ABC.
The show was later renamed World News with David Muir. His talent was not left unnoticed, that he was given a lot of work since then. Working with ABC, he became their most-used anchor in the entire history of the media company. His name was already synonymous with the company, and he is famous like that. After getting a lot of jobs and getting paid twice as much as other Journalists, Muir made his net worth to millions. It was reported recently that he has invested in real estate and has bought a $7 million home in Skaneateles Lake.
BONO- $700 MILLION
Bono is an Irish musician and is, to a huge degree, the face and voice of hit musical band, U2. He can be considered as a music icon for their band’s long-running career and numerous chart-topping hits. He formed the band when he was just 16 years old after he saw an ad in his school. He was joined by David Evans and brothers Dik and Adam Clayton. They signed with Island Records in 1980, but their first two albums did not make the charts. Lacking luck, the band talked of breaking up due to the lack of success.
Fortunately comes 1983, they released their album War, and it reached no.10 on the UK charts and became their first overseas hit. By the release of their fifth album Joshua Tree in 1987, the band had already become a household name. To this date, Bono is still active in the music scene along with his bandmates. He is also known as an investor who probably added to his high net worth. Earning this much, Bono is also a known philanthropist.
RUSSELL WILSON- $135 MILLION
Another athlete on the list is Russell Wilson. Wilson is an American Professional Football Player and Quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. His base salary for the NFL is jaw-dropping $35 million, which makes him the highest-paid NFL player per season.No no doubt why he was given this salary for his performance has been impressive ever since. He has been named the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, PFF Offensive Rookie of the Year, the 2012 Pro Bowl selection, and ranked #51 on the NFL Top 100 in 2013.
He starred in two Superbowls, winning in one, Super Bowl XLVIII. He is also one of the young millionaires during his time. With his huge success and high net worth, Wilson never forgets to give back. He makes regular visits to the Seattle Children’s Hospital. His other endeavors include real estate investments like the purchasing of his $6.7 million home in Bellevue, Washington.
CRISTIANO RONALDO – $500 MILLION
When talking about soccer, one name comes to mind: Cristiano Ronaldo. Born on the Portuguese island of Madeira, he displayed a great degree of talent at a young age. His professional career started at the age of 17 when he played for Sporting Lisbon, where he scored 2 of the 3 points in a 3-0 match. His big break came when he signed for Manchester United the next season. Apart from his greatness in his sport, he is also famous for his good looks.
This paved his way to landing endorsements here and there. With a base salary of $60 million a year, he earns more than $40 million a year from endorsements alone. One of his most lucrative endorsement deals is with Nike. Specific numbers were not released, but it is believed that the money was well worth over $100 million. To this date, Ronaldo is still one of the public’s cult favorites, along with other soccer heroes.
ROSEANNE BARR- $80 MILLION
Roseanne Barr is best known for her work as a comedian. But aside from that, the 67-year-old Hollywood staple is also an actress, a politician, a writer, a television producer, and a director. This simply says that Barr made this big by being a multi-career person. She appeared in the TV sitcom Roseanne, earning her an Emmy and a Golden Globe. She first appeared on the hit late-night show The Tonight Show as a stand-up comedian, then performed specials on The David Letterman Show.
This opens her career to multi-verse, thus making her big right now. Barr has made many real estate investments, which is a smart move for her as real estate is considered a good investment. It was reported that during her marriage with fellow comedian Tom Arnold, they constructed a 28,000 square-foot mansion in Southwest Iowa. With the right financial and marketing moves, the said estate could probably be worth triple at this point.
TOM BRADY & GISELE BUNDCHEN- Combines net worth $600 MILLION
When thinking of Hollywood’s power couples, the American National Football League Quarterback and Brazilian Supermodel come into the list. Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are a staple Hollywood elite. This power couple does not only look good individually and together; they also make a good fortune together. Bundchen earns a stunning $40 million a year working for Victoria’s Secret. Adding to her income are her appearance on the front covers of Vogue magazine and not to mention her other endorsements.
In 2005 Bundchen was selected to model the Splendor Fantasy, which is the second most expensive bra ever created. This made her career blossom further. The quarterback, more known to be the beau of Bundchen, is earning as much as his wife. Brady is with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and is reported to earn $30 million a year. Combining their earnings, they make a massive $600 million. Talk about amazing credit scores!
GEORGE CLOONEY- $500 MILLION
George Clooney is one of the biggest names in Hollywood. The A-List celebrity has appeared in multiple films such as Ocean’s Eleven, The Monuments Men, Up in the Air, and Three Kings. He often portrays the role of the suave leading man, and his films range from comedy, action to family genres. He made headlines all over the world when he got engaged and married the British-Lebanese Human Rights Lawyer Amal Alamuddin in 2014.
Years later, they tied-knot, which was still a surprise to many as George is known to not settling-down kind of guy. Amal and George became a power couple to this date. George and Amal Clooney own properties all over the world. His biggest one and arguably the most famous is his 15-bedroom villa in Lake Como, Italy, which he acquired for $30 million. Amal’s personal real estate portfolio alone is also reported to be worth $100 million.
MARK WAHLBERG- $300 MILLION
Mark Wahlberg is an American singer, actor, and model who first started his career as rapper “Marky Mark.” He managed to make his breakthrough in acting and became one of the versatile actors to date. Since then, he has undertaken various endeavors as an entrepreneur, investor, and producer. In 1991, his first single, Good Vibrations, was released with help from his brother Donnie.
The song was, to a huge degree, a hit–and it went on to become no.1 on the Billboard Top 100. Calvin Klein hired him as a model in 1992, and his picture was displayed at the New York Times Square for over a year. In the 2000s, he was cast in big-budget action films like The Perfect Storm, Planet of the Apes, and The Italian Job. He later starred in the franchise movies Transformers: Age of Extinction in 2014 and Transformers: The Last Knight in 2017.
JUDY SHEINDLIN- $440 MILLION
Judith Sheindlin, or more fondly known as Judge Judy, is an American family court judge. She was first hired as a lawyer for a cosmetics company but left just two years later. In 1972, she started serving as a family court prosecutor, which she would do for the next 17 years. Throughout that duration, Judy established herself as an advocate of justice and the common good.
Her no-nonsense attitude quickly earned her a fan base, and after getting featured on the show 60 Minutes, she was approached to serve as a judge for a courtroom reality TV program that features real cases and rulings from her. The show, appropriately titled Judge Judy, remained on air for 15 years and would rate around 10 million viewers every episode. Fortunately, although Judge Judy will end its run after the 25th season, fans will still be seeing more of the Daytime Emmy Award-winning star, thanks to her follow-up program Judy Justice.
MARIAH CAREY- $320 MILLION
All I want for Christmas is Mariah Carey’s bank account. The 50-year-old singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur is one of the top-15 best-selling record artists in all of history, with more than 200 million records sold all over the world. Through the years, Mariah has graced the airwaves with numerous hits, including “Hero”, “Emotions”, and, of course, the seasonal favorite “All I Want for Christmas Is You” – it comes as no surprise that she’s also known as the Queen of Christmas.
She has won 5 Grammys, 10 AMAs, and 15 Billboard Music Awards. Besides her blooming career in the music scene, the singer has also dabbled in the film business, starring in projects like The Butler and The Lego Batman Movie. Mariah Carey has the impressive credit of being the second best-selling singer of all time, after Madonna.
SANDRA BULLOCK- $200 MILLION
Sandra Bullock is a German-American Actress. She first moved to LA and played minor roles until she was cast with Sylvester Stallone in 1993’s Demolition Man. However, it wasn’t until she starred alongside Keanu Reeves in Speed that her career was launched to greater heights. The movie earned $350.4 million worldwide. She has a list of successful and diverse films under her belt, including While You Were Sleeping, A Time To Kill, Miss Congeniality, and Two Weeks Notice.
The actress’ biggest paycheck, though, came from the 2013 filmGravity. Besides the movie earning $723 million at the box office, it also received a standing ovation after its premiere at the 70th Venice Film Festival. Thanks to Gravity’s TV and DVD sales, Sandra earned a grand total of $70 million — it became, to some degree, one of the biggest paychecks in Hollywood history. Bullock is also a mother to two adopted children.
DEMI LOVATO- $40 MILLION
Demi Lovato started her career with Disney Channel. Throughout her time on the channel, Demi gained widespread popularity for starring in the Princess Protection Program alongside Selena Gomez. Although she was already a well-known figure, her fame rose to greater heights thanks to her acting credit as Mitchie Torres in Camp Rock and its sequel. The first installment’s song “This Is Me” reached number 9 on the Billboard’s charts upon its release.
She signed on a deal with Hollywood Records, who produced her albums Don’t Forget, Here We Go Again, and Unbroken, among others. After some time away from the spotlight due to personal issues, the singer has since made quite a comeback. Besides returning to the music business with records like “Anyone” and “I’m Ready”, Demi is also resuming her acting career. She has recently starred in the film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and is also set to host her very own show, Pillow Talk with Demi Lovato.
RHONDA FLEMING- $10 MILLION (PLEASE DELETE – DECEASED)
Known as the “Queen of Technicolor,” Rhonda Fleming was a big movie star during the 1940s – 1950s. She was given the nickname due to her fair and smooth skin and flaming red hair, which, when photographed in technicolor, gave off a beautiful picture. She started acting when she was still in high school after being discovered by Hollywood Agent Harry Wilson.
Even so, the actress didn’t receive any credit for the first few films she starred in. Fortunately, her big break came in 1944, when she was given a chance to star as Mary Carmichael in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Spellbound. Since then, she has starred in over 40 films. Alongside her acting chops, Rhonda also showcased her lovely singing voice when she performed alongside Bing Crosby in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. This was also Rhonda’s first performance in a colored movie and is the origin of her “Queen of Technicolor” title.
ELON MUSK- $175 BILLION
Elon Musk is a South African born American-Canadian inventor, businessman, and the source of inspiration for Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man character – it comes as no surprise since both figures are also genius billionaire philanthropists. Although he has many ventures under his name, he is more popular for his role as CEO and CTO of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) and as CEO and Chief Product Architect of Tesla Motors, one of the leading electric vehicles and clean energy producers in the business today.
With that said, that doesn’t mean his other ventures aren’t as relevant, one of which is the now-popular financial service PayPal. In January 2020, his stake at Tesla was worth $18 billion, and in just two months, that amount doubled in value to $36 billion. Despite his big-numbered net worth, Musk owes $500 million in debt, $60 million of which is home mortgage-related. Even so, it doesn’t seem to be stopping him from continuing with his endeavors anytime soon.
JEREMY CLARKSON- $60 MILLION
Jeremy Clarkson is an English TV presenter and journalist most famously known as the host of Top Gear, a sports car show that is also one of the most-viewed television programs in the world. His parents owned the legal rights to create Paddington Bear toys. His father was initially served a cease and desist order from the lawyers of the creator, Michael Bond. However, when his father, Edward Clarkson, went to London to meet with them, he instead had a chance meeting with Bond in an elevator, and the two became friends.
Despite his departure from Top Gear, Clarkson still manages to earn quite a fortune for himself. Since then, other programs he has taken the privilege of working with include Grand Tour and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Through the years, the TV show personality is in possession of several luxury cars, including a Ferrari F355, Aston Martin Virage, Lamborghini Gallardo, and an Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV6.
MEL GIBSON- $425 MILLION
A controversial figure in Hollywood, Mel Gibson is an American-Australian actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and an investment genius. He earned his first million-dollar paycheck in the film Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. Gibson started working in the Mad Max franchise straight out of college. He made his debut as a director in the movie The Man Without a Face, and two years later, he shotBraveheart, for which he won an Oscar for Best Director.
Other projects he has worked on through the years include Apocalypto, The Expendables 3, Hacksaw Ridge, and, most recently, Fatman, where the actor found himself portraying the world-famous toymaker Santa Claus. Gibson also has more than a couple of titles on the drawing board, including a film set in the Viking Age and a war drama in the same vein as Hacksaw Ridge. Thanks to the fortune he has earned, the actor now has an impressive real estate portfolio, including a 400-acre ranch in Costa Rica worth $26 million.
CELINE DION- $800 MILLION
Celine Dion is a famous Canadian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Dion has become quite a world-famous singer thanks to her powerful vocals and wide range. To date, she has sold over 220 million albums worldwide. Her true global breakthrough, however, was in 1992 when Disney released Beauty and the Beast, where she sang the title track of the song together with Peabo Bryson. This song catapulted her into the spotlight.
Since then, the singer further established herself as one of the best talents in the music industry thanks to her all-time hits like “My Heart Will Go On”, “The Power of Love”, and “I’m Your Angel”. She also recently sang Deadpool 2’s song “Ashes”. Outside of her singing career, Dion also developed quite an investment portfolio, which includes multiple real estate ventures together with her late husband, Renee Angelil, one of which is a home they purchased for $7 million.
CHRIS BROWN- $50 MILLION
R&B is not complete without Chris Brown. Throughout his childhood years, Chris was already well accustomed to music. Along the way, he also taught himself how to sing and dance, citing Michael Jackson as his source of inspiration. After performing in a church choir and joining a few talent shows, Chris’ parents began looking to get their son a record deal. His first album to top the Billboard was 2011’s F.A.M.E, which earned him a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album.
Since then, he has released other albums, including Fortune, which topped the Billboard 200, X, and Heartbreak on a Full Moon. In 2008 however, Chris had to pay millions of dollars to lawyers after facing assault charges against then-girlfriend and R&B singer, Rihanna. Despite the setbacks, Chris continues with his career, all while learning and improving himself through the years. In 2020, besides collaborating with fellow artists Drake and Young Thug, Chris Brown is also set to release his next album Breezy.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN- $500 MILLION
American singer, songwriter, and musician Bruce Springsteen is one of the 35 best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 135 million albums worldwide and earning an average of $80 million a year during his tours. His big break came after he released the album Born to Run. It took him 14 months to complete the entire album, with six months spent writing the song “Born to Run”, which immediately became a worldwide hit. After a lengthy legal battle with his ex-manager, Mike Appel, which cost him millions of dollars in attorney’s fees, Springsteen went on a cross-country tour to promote his album Darkness on the Edge of the Town.
His 1980 album The River took the #1 spot in that year’s Billboard 200 charts. To this day, after releasing his 19th album in 2019, Bruce Springsteen is still quite passionate about music. In fact, despite the inconveniences caused by COVID-19, the musician still pushed through with his concert, though audiences only watched via livestream.
BRIAN MAY- $210 MILLION
Who would’ve thought that a doctor of astrophysics would one day become a founding member of a band so iconic that their music is still famous today? Brian May rose to international fame as the guitarist of the band Queen. While working towards getting his degree in astronomy, May had to put his studies on hold when the band started gaining international traction. The band enjoyed international success with songs like “We Will Rock You”, “We Are The Champions”, “Radio Gaga”, and, of course, the all-time favorite “Bohemian Rhapsody”, which remains just as iconic today.
In fact, as a tribute to the band, each member of Queen gets a damselfly named after them: the Heteragrion freddiemercuryi, H. rogertaylori, H. johndeaconi, and, of course, H. brianmayi. Outside of his music career, May, alongside other scientists, also worked for NASA on the New Horizons project, a mission focused on conducting further research on Pluto. He also has an asteroid named after him: 52665 Brianmay.
FAN BINGBING- $100 MILLION
Fan Bingbing shocked the world when she made it to Hollywood’s list of richest celebrities. The 38-year-old Chinese actress started her career in the 90s while starring in TV shows Love Travel, Princess Pearl, and Powerful Woman. She graduated with a degree from Shanghai Xie Jin Film and Television Art College and the Shanghai Theatre Academy. Fan Bingbing has also starred in films like A Chinese Tall Story, Lost in Beijing, Chongqing Blues, and Lost in Thailand.
Outside of Chinese cinema, Fan also had the chance to star in foreign films, including the French film Stretch and the Korean war drama My Way. Hollywood moviegoers, however, will know her due to her appearance in Marvel’s X-Men: Days of Future Past as the mutant Blink. Through the years, besides establishing herself as a talented actress, Fan also became a fashionable figure in the entertainment industry – she’s the first Asian actress Luis Vuitton made a red carpet dress for.
ELISABETH MOSS- $30 MILLION
Elisabeth Moss is well-known today in her role as the protagonist June Osborne in Hulu’s hit dystopian series The Handmaid’s Tale, of which she’s also producer. From getting paid $75,000 per episode for her previous role in Mad Men, the actress now gets paid $1,000,000 per episode in The Handmaid’s Tale. Elisabeth, who came from musician parents, started her career from a young age and worked her way up to international fame.
Other projects she has worked on through the years include The West Wing, Top of the Lake, Us, and, more recently, the critically acclaimed thriller, The Invisible Man. With her popularity still on the rise, it comes as no surprise that Elisabeth still has a couple of upcoming big-named projects, including collaborations with filmmakers like Wes Anderson and Taika Waititi. One thing is for sure, she’s one of the people who will never have to worry about gas money anytime soon.
JULIAN EDELMAN- $25 MILLION
Julian Edelman is an American National Football League (NFL) wide receiver and punt returner for the New England Patriots. Ever since his high school days, Edelman was already very passionate about sports – he was a varsity baseball and football player. Edelman then went on to play for Kent State University as a quarterback until he graduated with a degree in Business Management. Since he started his career in the NFL, Edelman earns a yearly salary of $6 million.
He was named the 2013 USA Today All-Joe Team. Throughout his time with the Patriots, Edelman achieved many things for himself and the team, including the 2015 Superbowl Championships and two AFC Championship trophies. Although he is a free agent, Edelman has signed a 4-year contract worth $17 million with the Patriots. Thanks to his football career, Edelman also had the chance to write two children’s books, titled Flying High and Flying High 2.
DAN AYKROYD- $200 MILLION
Dan Aykroyd, much to his credit, is one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live. He is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, and entrepreneur. Throughout his time in the well-known TV comedy program, Aykroyd was often considered one of the show’s most talented members despite being the youngest. In fact, when Monty Python member Eric Idle appeared on Saturday Night Live as a guest host, he was quite amazed at Aykroyd’s skills – Idle also thinks he’s more than capable of becoming a fellow Python.
His most iconic role in film is arguably Ray Stantz in the original Ghostbusters films. Through the years, the actor also starred in other films like Trading Places, The Blues Brothers, and Nothing but Trouble. Aykroyd also has business investments outside of Hollywood. In 1992, he invested in and co-founded the House of Blues restaurant and concert venue. In 2007, he launched Crystal Head Vodka, which he funded with $600,000. By 2018, the company’s revenue was reportedly at $80 million.
JESSE WATTERS- $5 MILLION
Jesse Waters is the rising Golden Boy of Fox news. He is an American television personality, producer, and anchor, who got his degree in history from Trinity College. After that, Watters served as a producer for The O’Reilly Factor before finally making an on-screen appearance on the show. He was a frequent guest on The Five and a guest host in Fox and Friends.
Watters is most famous for his style of ambush interviews, frequently interviewing unsuspecting civilians just roaming the streets, asking for their opinion regarding world news and politics – a segment he featured on his show Watters’ World. Despite his tendency to catchpeople off-guard, Watters has often assured that no hard feelings were made at the end of each session. Annually, he earns $2 million from Fox. He is now a permanent co-host on The Five. Outside of work, Watters spends his time with his wife and colleague Emma DiGiovine.
ROBIN ROBERTS- $35 MILLION
Even throughout her childhood days, Robin Roberts was already quite the achiever. She graduated as a Salutatorian in her high school class. Meanwhile, for her college education, not only did she graduate with a degree in Communication, but she also finished her studies as a cum laude. Roberts then started her broadcasting career as a sports anchor in Mississippi but eventually moved to larger news and entertainment stations in Nashville, Tennessee, and Atlanta, Georgia.
Roberts is well known as a co-host in Good Morning America and was ultimately promoted to co-anchor in 2005. She has hosted the Academy Awards pre-show twice and was recently inducted to the WNBA Hall of Fame for her contribution to basketball, a sport she played throughout her college days – in fact, she was one of her school’s best players. Besides journalism, Roberts has also taken her chances in other fields of the entertainment business, starring in Pitch Perfect 2 and publishing a few books along the way.
EDDIE MURPHY- $200 MILLION
Eddie Murphy’s movies have grossed over $6.5 billion worldwide. He is a famous comedian, actor, producer, and director. Throughout his childhood, Murphy would often rely on his sense of humor to help make his days even just a bit brighter. Well, by the looks of it, his talents paid off big time.
In the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 2000s, at the peak of his career, he became one of the highest-paid actors of all time. Hehas starred in many of today’s favorites, including Coming to America, The Nutty Professor, Beverly Hills Cop, and A Thousand Words,and roughly takes home around $20 million per film. Murphy has also used his paychecks to make investments in numerous real estate properties. He has spent $10 million on an undeveloped lot in a gated community in California, where he built a 40,000-square-foot mansion for an undisclosed amount said to be worth millions.
DAK PRESCOTT- $2 MILLION
Passion is something many of us develop in our childhood. For Dak Prescott’s case, his passion was football. Ever since his high-school days, he has already begun working on his skills in the field. Fortunately, all that hard work finally paid off when the at-the-time rising football player got drafted into the Dallas Cowboys team.
Prescott might just be worth $2 million now, but the Dallas Cowboys are making him the highest-paid quarterback in the history of the NFL. Prescott is about to sign a deal with them worth $31.4 million. He has played for the Dallas Cowboys his entire NFL career. Through the years, Prescott has won multiple awards, including the Pepsi Rookie of the Year, and became the Pro Bowl champion in 2016. Well, with his wealth continuing to bloom, he might need to invest in some top-class home security system soon. After all, the contract drafted will make him eligible to receive $100 million as part of his extension with the team.
SERENA WILLIAMS- $200 MILLION
Serena Williams is, to some degree, a force to be reckoned with in the tennis world. With that said, though, she began her career in the court like everyone else: at square one. Back when she was still going to school, Williams, alongside her sister Venus, would often learn how to play from their coach and join junior tournaments.
Today, the American tennis player, fashion designer, and businesswoman is considered one of the best female tennis players of all time and one of the world’s highest-paid athletes. She has been number one in the world rankings eight times and has taken home more prize money than any other player combined. She has won medals in Sydney, Beijing, London and has won 23 Grand Slam titles. Williams has also founded the Serena Williams Foundation, which helps underprivileged students finance their education. She and her sisteralso play tennis to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House charities.
JUSSIE SMOLLETT- $1.5 MILLION
Nowadays, Jussie Smollett is often known for his acting credit as Jamal Lyon in the hit FOX television show, Empire. He was initially paid only $35,000 per episode, but it was increased to $65,000. In 2019, his highest pay reached $100,000 per episode, but he was placed on leave.
His acting career started when he was still a kid, although his first roles were only as an extra for movies like Mo’ Better Blues and New Jack City. After a few more acting gigs, Smollett finally got the chance to star in more significant roles in films such as The Mighty Ducks, North, The Skinny, and Ask Me Anything. The 38-year-old actor is also an avid photographer and a talented singer. Outside of the entertainment industry, however, Smollett has also dabbled in the real estate business. In 2016, he bought a home in Los Angeles for $1.6 million but later sold it in 2019. Unfortunately, the actor suffered a financial loss of $30,000 from that move.
TREVOR NOAH- $40 MILLION
Trevor Noah is a stand-up comedian who worked his way to the top. He was born in South Africa but got his big break when he replaced Jon Stewart as the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. In 2002, when he was still new to the entertainment industry, Noah had a small role in the popular South African TV soap opera Insidingo. Around the same time, he was also hosting his own youth-oriented radio show titled Noah’s Ark. From humble beginnings, he was able to perform on stage with Paul Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias, and Russell Peters.
Outside of his work as a TV host and stand-up comedian, Trevor Noah has also taken the chance to write his own books. So far, he has released two, one of which is his best-selling autobiography Born a Crime. He has also made investments in real estate with the purchase of his mansion worth $20 million.
GORDON RAMSAY- $220 MILLION
Known for his biting comments against aspiring and self-proclaimed chefs in the kitchen, Gordon Ramsay shot to international fame as a reality TV chef known for his use of expletives and his explosive temper. His no-nonsense attitude might be caused by his experience working under Marco Pierre White, a celebrity chef also known for his temperament. In 2004, he hosted the British shows Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares and Hell’s Kitchen, which later expanded to the US. Along the way, he also served as a producer and judge in MasterChef and MasterChef Junior.
Outside of the entertainment business, Ramsay is an active participant in charity events – he once played soccer for the benefit of UNICEF. he has also made investments in real estate and the restaurant world, earning him $65 million in 2018 and 2019. For his shelter of choice, he bought himself and his family a $6.75 million home in Los Angeles.
NICK JONAS- $50 MILLION
Nick Jonas is an American singer and songwriter who has a combined net worth of $50 million together with his wife, Priyanka Chopra. He is one of the three members of the pop-rock band The Jonas Brothers. The band rose to fame after signing on with Disney Channel. They starred in their own sitcom The Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream and with Demi Lovato in Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.
As a solo artist, Jonas also earned more than a fair amount of success thanks to his records like Nick Jonas and Last Year Was Complicated. With that said, the musician is also quite a talented actor and has starred in films like Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and its follow-up Jumanji: The Next Level, and Midway. Before he got married, headded to his investment portfolio by buying a property worth $6.5 million. The couple then purchased another home for $20 million.
SCARLETT JOHANSSON- $165 MILLION
Scarlett Johansson is one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in the world. For over a decade, she has become one of the high-grossing box office artists of all time. After realizing her passion for acting, when she was about seven years old, Scarlett’s first gigs were for stage plays. The actress eventually got her first film role in 1994’s fantasy comedy North. Since then, she has starred in films like Lost in Translation with Bill Murray, The Girl With the Pearl Earring, which earned her a Golden Globe and BAFTA award nomination, and A Good Woman.
Her biggest break came when she was cast as Black Widow for the Marvel film franchise, which grossed $22.2 billion worldwide. Her other notable projects include Jojo Rabbit, Lucy, Her, and Marriage Story. Thanks to the success she has garnered through the years, Johansson was able to develop her real estate investment portfolio, which is recently reported to be worth around $20 million.
ANGELINA JOLIE- $120 MILLION
An actress, director, filmmaker, and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie has made a name for herself all over the world. She first starred in a leading role in Cyborg 2, but her breakthrough role came in 1997 with the film George Wallace, which won the actress her first Golden Globe Award. She won another Golden Globe for her portrayal of supermodel Gia Carangi in Gia.
Through the years, Jolie has swept multiple awards, including a third Golden Globe, a second Screen Actors Guild Award, and her first Academy Award for her role as Lisa Rowe in Girl, Interrupted. Other projects that further established her name in the entertainment industry include the Tomb Raider movies, Salt, Wanted, Maleficent, and her directorial feature First They Killed My Father. In 2018, following her separation from Brad Pitt, Jolie received $8 million as a downpayment for a $25 million home. In reality, she does have more money, but they are locked up in trust funds and multiple investments.
JORDYN WOODS- $6 MILLION
Jordyn Woods was famously known as the best friend of Kylie Jenner, a bond they established when they were 13 years old. She frequently appeared on the TV reality show Keeping Up With the Kardashians as a guest. She might not be as famous or have as many endorsement deals as her best friend, but Woods certainly needs to invest in some top-of-the-line home security system soon.
The Instagram influencer has over 7 million followers and has also achieved a good amount of popularity through Vine. Outside her active presence in social media, she dabbled in the fashion industry with her very own clothing line titled SECNDNTURE. Another line of work that she’s also taken a liking to is music – as she has worked as a DJ for more than a few gigs. She was also partnered with Kylie Jenner on a beauty collection. Sadly, that relationship ended after she was caught in a cheating scandal with Khloe Kardashian’s husband by the entire family, including her now ex-best friend.
JOE JONAS- $40 MILLION
Joe Jonas is famous for being in the American pop-rock band The Jonas Brothers along with his two other brothers, Nick and Kevin. Their album The Jonas Brothers topped the Billboard 200, and their third album, A Little Bit Longer, also received chart-topping amounts of success. Their 2009 album Lines, Vines, and Trying Times reached number 1.
Jonas, alongside his siblings, has also appeared in the Disney film Camp Rock, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, and has also worked in other projects like Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and Hannah Montana. He has also released his very own solo album Fastlife and started the funk-pop band DNCE, which later released the catchy tune Cake by the Ocean. In 2019, he and his wife Sofie Turner increased their investment portfolio by buying real estate properties, starting with the purchase of a $14.1 million mansion in Encino, California.
MARTHA STEWART – $638 MILLION
Martha Stewart is a famous businesswoman and TV host. Through the years, she has established an empire, and it’s all because of her hard work and intelligence. She has come a long way, which is evident by her net worth of $638 million. Ever since her childhood, Stewart was already quite the worker. In fact, to help her with her school needs, she worked as a model for Chanel on the side. She also made investments in various professions before finally finding her niche. Even so, all the things she has learned have never gone to waste.
Besides her work as a businesswoman, Stewart also had the chance to showcase her talents in cooking and gardening through various mediums, including cookbooks and in TV show segments. In more recent times, she released Martha Knows Best, a gardening show that aims to help viewers develop their green thumbs. She’s currently living in New York, in a 35,000 square-foot ranch that’s just as well-known as she is.
TIGER WOODS – $780 MILLION
Tiger Woods is best-known as one of the most successful golfers in the world. When he was at the peak of his career, however, he ran into some personal problems that altered his professional life. In 2009, he was forced to take a hiatus, and after a year of inactivity, he returned. Unfortunately, he took another break in 2014 because he had to undergo surgery for his back. Finally, after all the matters were settled, Woods found his way back onto the field and has been playing ever since.
Through the years, thanks to all the fortune he has accumulated, Woods bought himself a house in Jupiter Island, Florida, worth $40 million, and it features over 10,000 square feet of living space. He also owns a private jet worth $20 million, appropriately named Privacy. In 2017, Woods underwent some legal troubles, though the issue didn’t last for long, thanks to his attorney.
BOB LEY – EST. $16 MILLION
Bob Ley gained prominence in the sports channel ESPN as a reporter and as a sports anchor, which earned him multiple Emmy Awards through the years. Even throughout his time in school, Ley was already quite interested in the broadcasting business. In fact, his first experience in the job was as a program director and sportscaster at Seton Hall University. In 1979, three days after ESPN went on air, he joined the network.
Ley is the longest-standing host associated with the channel and just recently retired on the last day of the month of June 2019. Fortunately, he had earned enough savings to secure a bright future for his family. In turn, it’s safe to say that they won’t be worrying about financial matters like mortgages anytime soon. His current net worth is estimated to be around $16 million. Ley is now living a peaceful and contented life with his wife, Barbara, together with their two children.
STEVEN SPIELBERG – $3.6 BILLION
Steven Spielberg is one of the most successful and famous filmmakers and producers in Hollywood. His films are typically focused on science fiction and adventure. He was behind many of the film industry’s timeless classics, including E.T., Jurassic Park, and the Indiana Jones movies. His directing skills have also won him a slew of Academy Awards for Best Director. In fact, some of his movies are among the highest-grossing films, which count him among the highest-grossing film directors in history.
Spielberg managed to accumulate a net worth of more than $3 billion. He travels on his own private jet, which is a Gulfstream worth $70 million, and a yacht called “Seven Seas,” which cost him $200 million. He had also renovated his home to have Mediterranean-inspired architecture. With all that money he spent on his belongings, it’s safe to say that the world-famous filmmaker also installed top-of-the-line home security systems to keep them and his family secure.
DAVID COPPERFIELD – $800 MILLION
David Copperfield is a famous magician, illusionist, and one of the most famous people in entertainment. His journey to stardom began when he was just 10 years old, and he performed under the name “Davino the Boy Magician” – showing magic tricks was also his way of overcoming his antisocial and shy nature.
Today, the multi-Emmy Award-winning performer has been acknowledged as the most commercially successful magician in the business. Thanks to the fortune he has earned, Copperfield bought himself a mansion in Las Vegas worth $18 million. This house has a modern design, with an overall gorgeous aesthetic. It spreads over two acres of land and has 31,000 square feet of living space, eight bedrooms, and nine bathrooms. Most of all, it has underground parking, which is more than 6,000 square feet. One more unique asset he has is his private island resort in the Bahamas, famously called the Musha Cay, which he bought for investment purposes.
DICK VAN DYKE – $58 MILLION
Dick Van Dyke is a Hollywood veteran who became a popular figure thanks to the TV show The Dick Van Dyke Show. Through the years, he has earned widespread recognition for his role in films like the Night at the Museum movies, Curious George, and the Mary Poppins films. His acting career has spanned several decades, and during these years, he won Primetime Emmys, a Tony, and a Grammy award. In 1995, he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and was presented a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Another noteworthy achievement that Van Dyke made which shouldn’t be overlooked is his title as a Disney Legend.
With his successful career, he has now accumulated money worth $58 million. Outside of the entertainment industry, Van Dyke has also shown his skills in the real estate business. He spent a good amount of investment money on a property in Encino, LA, one of the hottest areas in the US, which recently sold for more than $6.6 million.
JONAH HILL – $30 MILLION
Jonah Hill is often known for his comedic roles. He realized his passion for the art of acting when he began writing his own plays, which he then performs at a New York bar. To his surprise, this hobby of his eventually became the first step he made towards celebrity stardom. After starring in a few minor roles, Hill finally received widespread recognition after starring in movies like Superbad, Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek, 21 Jump Street, This is the End, and many others. He also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Wolf of Wall Street. The role was that of an amoral advisor for Leo DiCaprio’s character.
Like many of the industry’s famous actors, Hill diversified his investments in the real estate business and purchased a 3,280 square-foot property in the heart of New York, which cost him more than $9 million.
KALEY CUOCO – $45 MILLION
At this point, almost everyone is familiar with the famous show, Big Bang Theory. One of the show’s now-famous stars is Kaley Cuoco, who is best known for her role as Penny in the CBS sitcom. She is one of the highest-paid actors on television and has raked in $50 million. She even received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014.
Before this acting stint, she had her breakthrough role in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules. Other projects that she’s also had the chance of working on over the years include Charmed, Toothless, AlleyCats Strike, and her most recent work, the critically-acclaimed thriller The Flight Attendant. Recently, she was spotted outside a yoga center with her SLS AMG GT Mercedes-Benz car. She also bought a massive property in Sherman Oaks, California. As long as she does her investment planning, it’s safe to say that Cuoco won’t be worrying about money matters anytime soon.
FRED SAVAGE – $18 MILLION
Fred Savage is a former child actor of Wonder Years who has recently earned himself a net worth of $18 million. He graduated from Stanford University with a degree in English. Savage had starred in numerous TV shows and movies, for which he received numerous awards and nominations.
Through the years, the actor has worked on many projects in the entertainment industry, including voice acting gigs for TV shows like Family Guy, Justice League Unlimited, and Kim Possible. He had also worked as a director for the TV show Ugly Betty but returned to acting in the TV series The Grinder. With that said, he’s also directed many of today’s popular programs, like Drake & Josh, Ned’s Declassified, That’s So Raven, Hannah Montana, and Wizards of Waverly Place.Outside of acting, though, Fred invested his money in real estate and recently purchased a property in Hollywood Hills, which he eventually remodeled and flipped.
JOHNNY GALECKI – $51 MILLION
Another famous actor from the well-known CBS sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, is Johnny Galecki. He is known for portraying Leonard. Throughout his childhood, Galecki, according to his mother, was quite the storyteller – though this also led him to be a star player for his mom’s “quiet game.” Besides gaining worldwide from The Big Bang Theory, the actor also appeared in numerous movies, including Prancer, Suicide Kings, and many others.
He was one of the highest-paid television actors, and he has grown a net worth of $51 million. Forbes even estimated him to be the world’s second-highest-paid TV actor. However, Galecki only owns a few cars in his garage. Even so, he surely never needed to apply for a personal loan. The actor is now enjoying life in his 40s and is still active in the acting world. In 2010, he snagged a luxury pad in Los Angeles, which cost him $1.9 million.
EMILY RATAJKOWSKI – $6 MILLION
Emily Ratajkowski is an American actress and model. With regard to her acting career, she began as a child actress before she found herself in a recurring role in the Nickelodeon series iCarly. Soon after, she finally made her film debut in David Fincher’s Gone Girl. Other projects she has worked on over the years include Entourage, Welcome Home, and We Are Your Friends.
In the modeling world, she started her professional runway in 2015 for Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week. Besides her talents in acting and modeling, Ratajkowski also has a good taste for all things artsy and pretty. When it comes to her home designing and styling, she has certainly nailed it. The finished design of her house is estimated to be around $6 million. The investments she put into it were mostly for the home’s interior, which has since been filled with bohemian rugs, vintage furniture, and paintings.
NAOMI CAMPBELL – $60 MILLION
One of the most sought-after models is Naomi Campbell, who is also an English actress and businesswoman. In the 1980s and 1990s, she was one of six models who were deemed to be the most recognized and in-demand models at the time. She appeared on the cover of many magazines and built her fortune through endorsements and television appearances. In 1998, Time declared the end of the supermodel era, but Campbell still continued modeling. She signed her first cosmetics contract with Cosmopolitan Cosmetics and launched several signature fragrances.
Aside from her modeling career, Campbell had gone on to other ventures, including several acting appearances in film and television. She has also, to her credit, involved herself in charity work. In 1998, Campbell supported the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund in which she handled a benefit Versace fashion show. Up to date, she does not seem to age as she still has flawless looks despite the fact that she is already 50 years old.
TERRY BRADSHAW – $25 MILLION
Terry Bradshaw is a former footballer and TV analyst. He has grown his net worth throughout the years, and it is currently at $25 million. He was celebrated for having won four Super Bowl titles in the span of just 6 years. He was a former quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL, but today, he is also known for being the co-host of Fox NFL Sunday. Aside from being a TV analyst, he is also an author who has written many books.
Backing April of 2006, Bradshaw donated his helmet and jersey from one of his Super Bowl victories, College Football Hall of Fame ring, four Super Bowl rings, Hall of Fame bust, Pro Football Hall of Fame ring, four miniature Super Bowl trophies replicas to Louisiana Tech, which is his Alma Mater. Now that he is retired, he could surely enjoy his hard-earned finances fruitfully. For his personal life, Bradshaw has walked down the aisle three times, and had to hire an attorney the same amount, too.
JUSTIN BIEBER – $225M
No doubt that Justin Bieber is one of the most famous artists today. He is a sensational singer who has won many a teenager’s heart with his music. His debut album My World 2.0, which contained the hit single Baby, made him the youngest solo male act to have topped the charts in 47 years. Bieber has an army of adoring fans of all ages. He currently has a net worth of $225 million. In 2014, he had been involved with several controversies, but his music business still did quite well. According to some reports, he made investments in real estate and bought luxury cars.
At the moment, he is renting a house located in Beverly Hills. Bieber will surely never need to worry about paying for home insurance, as his finances are looking good. Currently, he is enjoying his married life together with his wife Hailey Baldwin, as they are starting their own family.
BEYONCÉ KNOWLES – $450M
Beyoncé Knowles is currently one of the most-wealthiest artists today. She started showing-off her talent as a child. She performed in various singing competitions and dancing competitions growing up. In the 1990s, she rose to prominence when she became part of the group Destiny’s Child, a group for whom she became the lead singer. She gained popularity, and later on pursued a solo career.
Beyoncé has won 22 Grammy Awards and has been nominated multiple times now. She has sold millions of albums, and it’s no wonder she was able to accumulate $450 million in her bank account. For her personal life, she’s been with Jay-Z ever since 2008, and they have 3 children. The couple’s Bel Air mansion is reportedly worth $120 million, so imagine how much they will need to pay for home insurance. Currently, she is still active in the industry and retiring might be quite far yet for this celebrity.
KEVIN DURANT – $170 MILLION
Kevin Durant is one of the most famous NBA players in the world today. His wealth is estimated to be $170 million, which makes him one of the richest basketball players alongside Stephen Curry and Lebron James. In fact, he was paid $30 million last NBA season alone as well as signed a five-year deal with the Golden State that’s estimated to be worth $221.3 million. Aside from playing basketball, Durant risked his money and tried his hand in various business ventures. The man seems to trust his own money management skills since he invested in 50 companies already.
In his earlier life, Durant’s dream was to play and be part of his favorite team, the Toronto Raptors. His favorite player on the said team is Vince Carter. Durant started his basketball journey when he played at the Amateur Athletic Union for several teams in the Maryland area. Among his teammates are the now NBA players Greivis Vásquez, Ty Lawson, and Michael Beasley, which he still remained friends with up to today.
CHRISTINA AGUILERA – $160M
Christina Aguilera is well-known for her song Reflection, and after its release, her name catapulted to stardom. It attracted the attention of RCA’s A&R Ron Fair, in which she later signed with the said label. They later released the lead single off the album Genie in a Bottle, in June 1999, which made it to the US Billboard Hot 100 and chart of 20 other countries.
She’s eluded the spotlight as of late, but it’s not like she needs the attention, since she already has a net worth of $160 million. She is also a famous investor, and she has made a lot of investments in real estate. She has also helped other celebrities do house makeovers, including the Osbourne family. Her fabulous taste in interior design can really be seen all over her house since it’s been meticulously decorated. In any case, the pictures of the home online reveal it to be quite fabulous.
TAYLOR SWIFT – $360M
Taylor Swift is one of the most influential singers today. She’s recognized as one of the top stars of our time and has sold millions of albums all over the world. Among Swift’s accolades includes an Emmy Award, seven Guinness World Records, 10 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards (the most wins by an artist), and 23 Billboard Music Awards, which is the most wins by a woman. Swift is also recognized by Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Songwriters of all Time in 2015.
In Forbes magazine, she was included in the list of top-earning women. Thanks to her career, which started in 2004, she was able to accumulate a net worth of $360 million. Her investment money was mostly spent on private jets and real estate. She’s even donated to support various organizations that advocate for things she believes in. We’re glad that she is now enjoying the fruits of her hard work.
JENNIFER LAWRENCE – $120M
Jennifer Lawrence is an actress that has the look of a goddess. Her acting skills are also superb, so the fact that this young actor, at only 29 years old, already has a net worth of $120 million is not surprising anymore. She’s well-known for her role in the series The Hunger Games, where she portrayed Katniss Everdeen. She became a huge celebrity after portraying that role. Her home in L.A, which is a mansion, is probably the most secured home in the area, and it is probably fitted with a good home security system.
During Lawrence’s childhood, she usually performs in school musicals and church plays. When she turned 14 years old, a talent scout spotted her in New York City while they are on vacation with her family. Lawrence and her family then moved to Los Angeles with her family so she can get started with her acting career.
BRITNEY SPEARS – $200M
A lot of popular singers come and go, and some of them go away from the spotlight entirely. Despite that there are many contenders for the title of “Ultimate Pop Star,” there is only one who we can reasonably consider deserving of the distinction, and she is no other than Britney Spears. During the ‘90s, her name was everywhere, showing that she is one of the most well-loved artists. Fans would follow her story and support her no matter what controversy she is in.
She is also the type who usually goes out of the spotlight, only to come back better than ever. It is no wonder that Spears was able to accumulate a net worth of $120 million. She is now living her life happily in her California mansion, and at this point, she is probably already signed up for home insurance, so that she can be prepared for anything.
RIHANNA – $230M
Rihanna is best known for her unique voice and her stunning looks. She has charmed everybody with her talent in singing and managed to release many hit songs and albums. Her success is known across the globe, and she’s been able to tour many different countries. Rihanna has come a long way in her career and now she has a net worth of $230 million. However, one thing’s for sure: she’s not slowing down. She put some investment money toward a huge real estate deal in Barbados, and we hear the mansion is super extravagant.
Other than the fact that Rihanna is an influential artist, she is also known for her entrepreneurial ventures, humanitarian causes, and fashion industry. She is also the founder of the Clara Lionel Foundation which is a non-profit organization. She was even appointed as an ambassador of tourism, education, and investment by the Government of Barbados back in 2018.
HEIDI KLUM – $90M
Heidi Klum is a former international model, singer, author, actress, and television producer. She had some cameo appearances in The Devil Wears Prada, Perfect Stranger, Sex and the City, How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives, Blow Dry, and Ella Enchanted. She was also a judge on NBC’s reality show, America’s Got Talent. Before she started acting, she had a successful modeling career. In 1998, she was the first German model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She also appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in the same year.
Klum has come a long way in her career and was even ranked one of the “World’s Top-Earning Models” in the Forbes list. She has made investments in many areas and is now a businesswoman. Indeed she spends most of her time promoting her clothing line and has an estimated net worth of $90 million. Up to date, she still holds a beautiful and perfect physique and is currently still active in the industry.
JESSICA ALBA – $350M
Jessica Alba is a famous actress in Hollywood, whose beauty is like that of a goddess. She is incredibly talented and she was able to star in numerous well-known movies. Apart from being a famous actress, she ventured out to the business world. She has started her own personal eco-friendly consumer goods business, and now has a net worth of $350 million. It is all because of her hard work. She has a mansion in Beverly Hills, which is truly a piece of art. She barely needs to worry about matters like paying mortgages and such because she has earned enough to live a lavish lifestyle.
Alba is known for playing the character of an invisible woman in Marvel’s Fantastic Four and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. At the age of 39, she is still active in the industry and she showed no signs of slowing down. Aside from her career and business, Alba is also busy taking care of her three kids.
ELTON JOHN – $500M
Sir Elton Hercules John CH CBE, or better known as Elton John, is famous all over the world as a pop star. To be specific, he is an English singer, songwriter, composer, and pianist. He has shaped pop music and brought it to the next level in his own unique way. Because of him, pop music is as developed as it is now, and there’s no denying his influence in the industry. His songs have even influenced different genres, such as rock and blues.
Elton’s music career has spanned more than 5 decades and is still counting. It’s no wonder why he has acquired a net worth of $500 million, after all, he has sold over 300 million records. With these numbers, he has become one of the best-selling music artists of all time. As wealthy as he is, we’re sure any financial advisor will love to work with him.
JACKIE CHAN – $350M
Who would not know Jackie Chan, right? He is a famous action star who has starred in numerous films, and thanks to his talents, he is one of the industry’s legends. The genres he is involved with range from comedy to action and drama. He is one of the most recognized and influential cinematic personalities in the world, both in and around Eastern and Western countries. No wonder he also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
His estimated net worth is around $350 million, and he is recognized as among the highest-paid actors in the world. Apart from having such wealth, Jackie Chan also promotes the welfare of others and was hailed as one of the top 10 most charitable celebrities by Forbes. His mansion in Beverly Hills was recently put up for sale, which the buyer will probably have to shell out a lot of money to get home insurance.
SYLVESTER STALLONE – $400M
Another iconic Hollywood actor is Sylvester Stallone. He is most loved for giving birth to the character of Rocky Balboa in the Rocky Trilogy. His character, Rocky, has definitely left a mark in people’s hearts. His movie Rambo was also a blockbuster which gave him more fame and adulation. No wonder Stallone is one of the priced action movie stars.
He still appears in movies nowadays, but mostly in action films. Aside from acting, he has also ventured into directing and writing. These passions have made him earn massive amounts of money throughout his career, and he is now estimated to have a net worth of about $400 million. Having that huge net worth it is easy to say that he could definitely retire luxuriously. If there is anything that we can learn from him, one of them would probably be good investment planning. Surprisingly at the age of 74, he is still active and still takes projects.
ROBERT DOWNEY JR. – $260M
Robert Downey Jr. is an actor, producer, and also a singer. He then slowly became one of the greatest actors in Hollywood. When he first appeared in the 1980s, he proved that he had the potential to be a star. However, at some point in his life, he got involved in a whole lot of bad vices. His career went down for some time but thankfully, he managed to pick himself up and return to acting.
We’re glad Downey Jr. was able to land the role of Tony Stark in the Iron Man films, which eventually led on to the Avengers movie franchise. He now has a whopping $260 million net worth, which is enough for him to live extravagantly and not have to worry about mortgage rates. To date, Downey Jr. is one of the inspiring actors as he had a bad downfall yet soared high and became successful with his career.
CHADWICK BOSEMAN – $5M
Black Panther is a very famous Marvel movie, and Chadwick Boseman is known for his role as King T’Challa. He attended college at Howard University in Washington D.C, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and directing. He started his career as an instructor in dramas, and after playing for a few shows, Black Panther became his turning point. He accumulated a net worth of $5 million for portraying the main lead in this movie. The plan to do a sequel for the film shows how much people found themselves impressed by his acting skills.
After playing the role of King T’Challa Boseman, it has brought him international fame. He earned the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture as well as Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Boseman was also part of the 2018 Time 100 list.
JAMES PATTERSON – $750M
James Patterson is one of the most successful authors of our time, and he managed to earn a net worth of $750 million because of this. The genres he writes for include thriller, comedy, mystery, romance, and science fiction. Among the famous works of Patterson are the Michael Bennett, the Alex Cross, Maximum Ride, Women’s Murder Club, Daniel X, Witch and Wizard, Private series, and Daniel X.
He managed to sell millions of copies of his books and was recognized as the highest-paid author for three consecutive years between 2014 to 2016 by Forbes magazine. He was also the first person to sell 1 million ebooks. As follows, Patterson is also the founder of the James Patterson PageTurner Awards in 2005. With his wealth, he should probably hire a good financial advisor. He now owns a very nice piece of real estate in Palm Beach which is a perfect place for him if he eventually retires.
TOM CRUISE – $570M
Tom Cruise started to pursue an acting career when he was 19 years old, not knowing he would become one of the best actors of all time. His breakthrough was when he landed the lead role in the comedy film Risky Business. He also starred in the action-drama film Top Gun. After that, he starred in numerous film roles, eventually accumulating a $570 million net worth. His most successful role is probably that of the lead character in the Mission Impossible series.
Being one of the prominent actors in Hollywood, it is easy to assume that Cruise is no excuse for controversies – fortunately, none of it was that bad. He has really made it in the acting world, and in 2012, he was recognized as the actor who has the biggest earnings. No wonder he can afford a mansion in Beverly Hills, sadly, only to put it up for sale. We can just imagine how costly the home insurance of his mansion might be.
VENUS WILLIAMS – $75M
Venus Williams is a legend who is considered to be one of the best female tennis players in the world. She was ranked No. 1 on three occasions by the Women’s Tennis Association, for a total of 11 weeks. The renowned athlete also happens to be one of the richest. Her name marked in the sports industry over the years, and of course, it will never be forgotten. Her money has a lot to do with how her investments turned out.
She is now the chief executive officer of her own interior design firm V Starr Interiors, in Florida. The set of Public Broadcasting Service is just one of the spaces that her company has designed. Apart from this, Venus, just like her sister, Serena, endorses some of the best brands. She had earned quite a lot of money out of it, on top of her prize winnings. With all of this prestige combined, she has an estimated net worth of $75 million.
MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY – $95M
Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and producer. When he first came out on television, no one thought that he would get so far. He gained popularity after the success of the coming-of-age comedy, Dazed and Confused— a film where he played a supporting role. McConaughey’s role as the main character in the legal drama A Time to Kill was, however, was his breakthrough performance. After that, he starred in some acclaimed films and TV shows. This only proved his potential as a good actor.
When McConaughey took the lead role in Interstellar, he became even more famous. The beloved actor surely won’t be having any trouble paying for the home insurance of his mansion in Texas. Currently, McConaughey has a net worth of $140 million. Even though he’s not that active compared to the previous years, we could say that the talented Texan could still retire lavishly and comfortably. Aside from his career, McConaughey also spends time with his three kids.
GEORGE CLOONEY – $500M
George Clooney is an American actor, director, film producer, and activist. His first role was an extra in Centennial, which was a TV mini-series in 1978. After that, the rest was history. In his time, he was considered to be one of the most handsome men in the world. The heartthrob is a remarkable actor and was able to appear in multiple successful films. Throughout his career, Clooney received three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards.
This only shows how good he really is as an actor. Clooney is now focused on directing and being a businessman. His investments are mostly in real estate, and they have helped him earn a net worth of $500 million. He used to be every woman’s dream guy, and maybe still is, but he’s been married to Amal Alamuddin since 2014, and the power couple is considered to be among the public’s favorite.
OPRAH WINFREY – $2.9B
Oprah Winfrey had humble beginnings. She started from scratch before she was able to reach where she is now. The TV personality had a hard-knock life not just financially but also emotionally as well since her family life was rocky. Eventually, Oprah was able to earn an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion. She is best known as a famous American talk show actress, television producer, media executive, and philanthropist. With so many titles attached to her name, Oprah has been dubbed the “Queen of All Media.”
Many women are truly inspired by her, and she’s often ranked as one of the most influential people in the world. The talk show host currently lives in an estate she named “The Promised Land.” The stunning property stands in California with ocean and mountain views. Given her vast wealth, we guess that she really needs a good home security system to avoid trespassers and high chances of burglary.
O.J SIMPSON – $3M
O.J Simpson was a famous former football player. He was recognized as a football running back, and his name is etched in the National Football League’s history. The athlete earned a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and also in the College Football Hall of Fame. With the help of his financial advisors, Simpson retired from being a football player but is still living a relatively luxurious life now, especially in his house that has a total area close to 5, 000 square feet. This property of his is estimated to be worth $1.8 million.
Aside from being a football star, Simpson was also an actor. He started acting while at USC and after winning the Heisman. Simpson appeared on Dragnet 1967 with a non-speaking role. In fact, he first became an actor before he eventually became a professional football star. The NFL legend even started his own film production company in 1979, which is called the Orenthal Productions.
TIM ALLEN — EST. $90 MILLION
Timothy Alan Dick, who is professionally known as Tim Allen, is a man who never gets tired of giving his best. It’s no wonder the man has received a ton of awards and has even made himself rich and famous. He is known for the role of Tim The Toolman on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement. Also, many will remember him for being the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story franchise. He had also starred in some acclaimed-films, and because of this, he became a very bankable actor.
This funny guy is one of the few men for which the word “loan” has no meaning. The comedian now has a luxurious life, enjoying the fruits of his labor.Back in 1994, Allen starred in Disney’s The Santa Claus, which became the highest-grossing film at the time. He also topped the New York Times bestseller with his book, Don’t Stand Too Close to a Naked Man and appeared in the top-rated TV series, Home Improvement— all in just a span of one week!
RAMI MALEK — $8 MILLION
The success of the movie Bohemian Rhapsody has made Rami Malek a famous actor. He won a Golden Globe Award for his role as Freddie Mercury in the Best Actor category. In 2015, his breakthrough came when he landed the role of a computer hacker in the popular TV series Mr. Robot. His role in Night At The Museum has also gained him popularity. Malek has Egyptian roots, and his father reportedly sold insurance while his mother was an accountant.
They dreamed that Malek would become a lawyer, but Malek became an actor instead. His parents are surely still proud of him since he’s doing well with an estimated net worth of $8 million.Malek started his career as a performer in theater plays based in New York City. Before he returned to Los Angeles, in which he was able to have supporting roles in TV and films, which includes the Fox sitcom The War at Home and HBO’s mini-series The Pacific in 2010.
GLENN CLOSE — $50 MILLION
Hollywood actress Glenn Close is a stellar actress whose career spans over four decades. At this point, it’s safe to call her a veteran of the craft. She was greatly praised for her talent, and although she won several significant awards, she never got the chance to win an Oscar. Some of her acclaimed-films are Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Liaisons, and Air Force One. In the early ’90s, Close was able to win two Tony Awards for Death and the Maiden and Sunset Boulevard. It was then followed by her first Primetime Emmy Awards for television drama film Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, in 1995.
The colossal accomplishments she found in acting has given her an estimated net worth of $50 million, which she tries to spend wisely. Her investments are mostly in real estate, and she is said to have multiple houses across the country. She has also ventured into business and is the co-founder of the internet site that sells dog accessories, FetchDog.
LADY GAGA – $275 MILLION
The singing icon, Lady Gaga, has gained a skyrocketing degree of popularity since the beginning of her career because of her unique videos. She is a talented musician, and her songs such as Just Dance and Poker Face were the hit songs in her debut album. It was soon followed by other chart-topping songs like Telephone, Alejandro, and Bad Romance. Gaga was able to receive a Golden Globe, Academy, and BAFTA Award for Best Original Song for Shallow. This, along with other heart-wrenching tunes, has been written for the movie A Star is Born.
Gaga also took the starring role in the said film alongside Bradley Cooper. Due to her immense triumph in the music industry and film, she gained a net worth of $275 million. The music icon spends $22.5 million on her luxurious Malibu house, with a total of 10000 square feet. Over the years, she also owned 14 super luxurious cars. This only shows how prosperous Lady Gaga has become over the course of her career.
MAHERSHALA ALI – $8 MILLION
Mahershala Ali got his recognition when he first portrayed the role of Richard Tyler for the science fiction series The 4400. After landing that role, he soon received several promising projects, and some notable ones such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Predators, Moonlight, and Hidden Figures. The dedicated actor had proven to us that he has immense talent when he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles as Juan in Moonlight last 2016, and a second time for his portrayal of Don Shirley in the comedy-drama film Green Book in 2018.
Of course, his hard work deserves rightful compensation. Not only was he able to garner prestigious awards, but he also saved up a considerable amount of fortune. In fact, the actor purchased a million-dollar house and also has recently purchased another property in Los Angeles. Mahershala Ali really deserves this kind of luxury, and we just hope that he got some good money management skills to enrich more of his wealth.
CHRISTIAN BALE — $80 MILLION
Christian Bale is a famous actor who is probably best known for his role as Batman in the Christopher Nolan movie trilogy, which includes: Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises. Being a perfectionist is probably also what he’s known for. Just to suit a particular role, the celebrity doesn’t think twice about transforming his entire look, whether he needs to lose weight or gain weight in order to portray a character correctly. Bale lost 63 lbs.
for playing a role in the psycho-thriller The Machinist in 2004, and in just six months, he gained 100 lbs for his iconic superhero character in The Dark Knight Trilogy. On top of that, his role in the movie Vice as Dick Cheney won him the Golden Globe award. Thanks to his hard work and determination, the actor was able to live in a palatial mansion and drive luxurious cars as well. For someone as rich as Christian Bale, it isn’t very likely that he ever got to experience applying for a cash loan.
SANDRA OH — $25 MILLION
Sandra Oh, the first Asian to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance in the BBC thriller series, Killing Eve, had also won several other awards, including four Screen Actors Guild Awards and ten Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Her most acclaimed-film roles were in Princess Diaries, Under The Tuscan Sun, Rabbithole, and Catfight. Oh appeared in the first season of Grey’s Anatomy playing the role of Cristina Yang. The long-running series earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a series in 2005 and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in Drama Series in 2006.
Sandra has Korean parents but was born in Nepean, Ontario. Her successful career has helped her rake in a net worth of $25 million, which will probably still increase in the upcoming years. She was married in 2003 to Alexander Payne but had to see a lawyer to file for separation three years after.
RIC FLAIR – EST. $3 MILLION
Nowadays, there are many acclaimed wrestlers, but before they all stepped forward, Richard Morgan Flair was already a wrestling legend. His career has spanned four decades, and he has been involved with numerous promotions, such as JCP, WCW, WWE, and TNA. He was dubbed “The Nature Boy” and was a two-time WWE inductee of the Hall of Fame. Flair is the first holder of the WCW Heavyweight Championship and the WCW International World Heavyweight Championship, in which he was also the last.
The pro-wrestler is already a 16-time world champion and is one of the greatest wrestlers that has ever stepped foot inside a wrestling ring. Charlotte Flair, his daughter, has followed in his footsteps and has, to her credit, won over ten women’s titles. Flair’s annual earnings were around $700k at the peak of his career. Due to his successful career in the wrestling world, his net worth now is a whopping $3 million, and retirement will be of ease.
HULK HOGAN – $25 MILLION
Hulk Hogan is one of the richest wrestlers in the world. He is also a TV personality, musician, and actor. No wonder the celebrity managed to amass a net worth of $25 million! Although his career in the wrestling world is the primary source of his wealth, Hogan made investments and ventured out in business as well. According to sources, Hogan is considered to be the most recognized wrestling star across the globe and the most popular wrestler in the 1990s.
The star of the wrestling ring has a restaurant called Pastamania, Hulk Hogan Thunder Mixer, Hulkster Burgers, and Hostmania. Hogan is a connoisseur of cars and actually has 13 luxurious cars in his garage with different styles, brands, and even a customized one. He is currently retired yet suffers from a bad back because of the injuries he acquired throughout his wrestling career. Despite this, Hogan is still famous and still enjoying the fruit of his labors and living a luxurious life.
DWAYNE JOHNSON – $320 MILLION
Dwayne Johnson is now one of the most well-known stars in the entertainment industry. He is an actor, a businessman, and a retired professional wrestler. Before he fully committed to his acting career, Dwayne had an 8-year-long career with WWE. Since then, his films have earned a lot, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Among the many movies Dwayne has had the privilege of starring in include titles like The Scorpion King, The Other Guys, Be Cool, Tooth Fairy, The Rundown, and the Fast and the Furious franchise.
He now has an estimated net worth of $320 million. With such wealth, the actor has expanded to other types of investments, including purchasing several properties across the country. He specifically has properties in the state of California, Florida, and Miami. The beloved public figure also has a collection of luxurious cars, such as the top brands Lexus, Ford, Audi, McLaren, and Lamborghini.
WILLIE NELSON – $25 MILLION
Willie Nelson, like many other artists today, was introduced to music at quite a young age. During his childhood, Willie was taught by his grandmother how to sing. By the time he was six, his grandfather had given him a guitar and taught him how to play a few chords. Since then, the aspiring musician would perform in dance halls and taverns to help him and his family with their home and personal loans.
Along the way, after working for a few other side jobs, Willie finally began his journey to celebrity stardom. Today, Willie Nelson is a legend in the entertainment industry, especially in the country music scene. Besides releasing records, the musician also tried his luck in other businesses. He has worked on several books and starred in more than a few movies, including Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and The Dukes of Hazzard. As of 2020, Willie’s net worth is around $25 million.
FLOYD MAYWEATHER – $1 BILLION
Everyone has an emotional outlet they can count on whenever they want to de-stress and get a breather. Well, for Floyd Mayweather, it was boxing. Throughout his childhood, he would spend most of his days in a boxing ring at his local gym. Soon after, his recreational hobby became his career. Now, Floyd Mayweather is one of three athletes who’ve managed to earn $1 billion through the course of their careers, making him one of the highest-paid athletes of all time.
He earned most of his money from his boxing career, where he earns on average $30 million a year. Apart from his time in the ring, he also endorses numerous products, giving him an additional $10 million a year. With that said, Mayweather has also won multiple victories outside the sporting world. Through the years, he has spent his investment money on various business ventures, including in technology, commercial real estate, and even in his very own boxing promotional firm.
MARIA SHARAPOVA – EST. $195 MILLION
Even when she was still a child, she already possessed a natural talent for tennis – the prodigy began playing the sport when she was just four. Now, after a successful two-decade-long career, the five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova, a famous tennis player, had just recently announced her retirement. She’s the only Russian player to have won the Grand Slam. Not to mention, the athlete was a silver medalist during the 2012 London Summer Olympics. Apart from being a world-renowned tennis player, she’s also an endorser of some of the most prominent brands, including Nike, Canon, Porsche, and TAG Heuer.
Did you know that Maria is recognized for her incredible fashion sense, which made her the face of various top fashion houses? Her overall wealth from all of her money-making schemes and numerous endorsements is now around $195 million. Although she’s already said her goodbyes to the tennis court, it’s safe to say that Maria won’t be worrying about financial matters like mortgages anytime soon.
PRINCE – $300 MILLION
Prince went through his fair share of hurdles even throughout his childhood. Even so, that didn’t stop him from pursuing his passion for music. Eventually, Prince became quite a figure in the scene, thanks to his creativity and distinct way of playing. He gained prominence sometime in the 1970s following the release of his album Prince. Other titles he released along the way include Dirty Mind, Controversy, 1999, and, of course, Purple Rain – though he still has more than a dozen finished albums that haven’t been released yet. Unfortunately, Prince passed away at the age of 57.
Despite the fact, though, he is still considered one of the most talented musicians, the music industry has ever had. The legendary icon was an American songwriter, an actor, and a musician, and has an estimated net worth of $300 million. In fact, thanks to the numerous chart-topping hit records he has released throughout his career, Prince’s wealth continues to soar higher and higher to this day.
GEORGE STRAIT – $300 MILLION
Despite being a fan of The Beatles during his teenage years, George Strait eventually found his way into becoming a country musician. Through the years, he has often cited artists like Frank Sinatra, Hank Thompson, and George Jones as major influences on his craft. George Strait’s immense success can be measured through his enviable bank account balance, which amounts to $300 million.
Through his music career, he supported his dreams of making millions by producing 60 hit singles. Without a doubt, he truly is a superstar. He won 16 Grammy Award nominations and made it to eleventh place in the list of artists with the Most Number One Albums in history. George’s success was made possible because of the passion and dedication he had in his career. He’s now having the time of his life, and even though he’s currently enjoying his 60s, he won’t be needing medical insurance anytime soon.
MARIE OSMOND – $20 MILLION
Marie Osmond debuted in the entertainment industry when she was only four years old. It happened in her father’s act on the show The Andy Williams Show. Soon after, she gained prominence as a singer and actress between the ’70s and ’80s. Today, Osmond is often remembered for her cover of the song Paper Roses. Thanks to the success she has garnered for herself in her career, Osmond has accumulated $20 million in her bank account.
Apart from becoming a well-known figure in the entertainment industry, Osmond is also a philanthropist, aiming to make the world a better place for everyone to live in. Recently, in March 2020, she stated that upon her death, she would give her fortune to charity, stating that she wants her children to earn for themselves instead of relying on others. With that said, Osmond undoubtedly deserves credit for all the things she has accomplished along the way.
BLAKE SHELTON – $60M
Blake Shelton is a country music singer and a television personality. His first single Austin came in at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and remained there for five weeks. This was the single that brought him tremendous success and also became the avenue for him toward greater earnings. From that point onward, his follow-up albums eventually garnered widespread acclaim, as well, including titles like The Dreamer, Startin’ Fires, All About Tonight, and If I’m Honest.
All the success that followed also led him to participate in the NBC show, The Voice, as a music coach. In the program, he guided and mentored young contestants on how to improve their singing – in fact, several of the people in his team had been able to win through the years. He’s accumulated a net worth of $60 million in his bank account and now lives in a mansion in Los Angeles, which likely has a home insurance plan.
TIM MCGRAW – $145 MILLION
After learning the guitar during his time in college, Tim decided to play and sing as a side job. Even so, his roommates would often hide his favored instrument of choice because he was terrible at playing it. Today, Tim McGraw is an actor, a record producer, and a singer. His successful career helped him rake in a whopping $145 million net worth in his bank account. With the fortune he has earned through the years, the singer also tried his luck in the real estate business.
Together with his wife, Faith Hill, McGraw chose to hold residence in a 20-acre Bahamas Island known as “Lil D’Anges” back in 2003. He also managed to buy a house without a home loan in 2011, which cost him around $8.2 million. Another property they bought almost two decades ago, their $3.75 million vintage Franklin mansion, was also placed on the market for $18.3 million.
ASHLEY YOULE – $8 MILLION
Reality shows often highlight the daily routines of big-named figures, like the Kardashian-Jenner family. Even so, some programs prefer to showcase a life outside of the glitz and glamour. For the Discovery channel’s Gold Rush, viewers get the chance to see families making the most out of their investments in the mining business. One group the show focused on was the Schnabels, which included Parker Schnabel, who has inherited the company from his late grandfather.
Along the way, Parker met Ashley Youle, and the two eventually began dating. Although the Australian-born vet played a significant part in brightening Parker’s life, the couple, unfortunately, parted ways. Despite appearing in only 25 episodes, Ashley became a relatively well-known name for Gold Rush fans. With that said, however, her whereabouts after departing from the show have remained unknown. Through the years, fans have speculated that perhaps Ashley returned home to Australia and resumed her veterinary duties.
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN – $40 MILLION
When she was just 14 years old, Olivia Newton-John already began working on her music career – at the time, she would perform on TV and radio shows as Lovely Livvy. She eventually got the chance to make her debut album If Not For You, which she then followed up with subsequent records, including Olivia and Long Live Love. Through the years, the singer has released more than a few chart-topping tracks and certified-gold albums.
Soon after, Olivia landed an acting credit for the 1978 musical film Grease and also sang a couple of songs on its soundtrack. Despite her recurring health issues, the singer assures fans that there is nothing to be worried about. Since then, she has continued with her career. Along the way, she collaborated once again with Grease co-star John Travolta made the charity album This Christmas – other artists that worked on the album include Chick Corea, James Taylor, Barbra Streisand, and Cliff Richard.
SHARON OSBOURNE – $220 MILLION
Before the two became established figures in the entertainment industry, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne already had a resilient relationship. After Ozzy was fired from the band Black Sabbath, Sharon went out of her way and helped him back on his feet. From that point onward, the dutiful lady love helped the musician make investments for his career. Soon after, the couple managed to release the album Blizzard of Ozz, which then established Ozzy as a successful solo artist.
Through the years, besides starring on their reality show, The Osbournes, Sharon also pursued more than a few business ventures on her own. She’s had the chance to be a judge for competitions like The X Factor, America’s Got Talent, and even hosted her very own show, The Sharon Osbourne Show. Besides making a name for herself in the entertainment industry, Sharon also found success as a writer, having released three autobiographies and a novel. Nowadays, she resides in London and is living lavishly with her $220 million fortune.
TOBY KEITH – $500 MILLION
There are many new and emerging artists in the country music scene, but the industry is often described as one tough acorn to crack. Toby Keith is one of the most famous singers and songwriters in the industry. Back when he was still working for an oil company, Toby would spend his time off playing in local bars with his bandmates. Soon after, he decided to commit all of his time to the stage, singing his songs. Now, Toby’s music is admired by many.
Among his hits include As Good As I Once Was and Should’ve Been a Cowboy. Apart from being a good singer, he also tried his luck in various businesses. With that said, perhaps one of the most significant investments he has made through the years is for his I Love This Bar & Grill restaurant chain. Thanks to all the hard work he has done, Toby Keith has accumulated a net worth of $500 million.
RON HOWARD – $200 MILLION
With his parents being successful figures in the film industry, it comes as no surprise that Ron Howard soon followed suit. Ron had his first stint under the spotlight as a child actor, where he first gained recognition for his acting credit in The Andy Griffith Show. From that point on, he received more gigs for other titles like The Music Man, Happy Days, and American Graffiti. Along the way, however, Ron decided to shift his gears and give writing and directing a shot.
Since then, he has released many of today’s popular movies, including Night Shift, A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon, Rush, The Da Vinci Code, and, most significantly, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Besides earning more than a few throughout his career, Ron Howard also accumulated a net worth of $200 million. With all the fortune he has made, it’s safe to say that the filmmaker spends a good portion of it on his family.
TOM SELLECK – $ 45 MILLION
The notable film and television actor and producer is certainly one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood for his moustache and dressing choices. His career started in the 80s and has spanned many decades. He is popularly known for his role in Magnum P.I. Series. Apart from his acting career, He also endorse many products for advertisement.
His most recent role in “Blue Blood” as Frank Reagan reportedly earns him $200 thousand per episode. In 1993 he bought a home in Hawaii for an unknown amount. He also bought mansion in California worth in millions. He then renovated the home and put in features like a home security concrete “safe room” and a private movie theater. He lived in the property for many years with his wife and daughter but sold it for $2.48 million in 2001.