Checkout Which Celebrity Has The Highest Net Worth Or Is At The Risk Of Bankruptcy
BILLY DEE WILLIAMS — EST. $9 MILLION
Billy Dee Williams is an actor, singer, and TV pitchman who has a net worth of $9 million. He makes money mainly by making money on TV and movies. However, he also accumulated some of his huge wealth through stage performance and other careers as a musician, writer, painter, singer, singer, and visual artist. To go along with his net worth, Billy Dee Williams has the honorable distinction of appearing in a variety of extremely popular movies like The Empire Strikes Back and Batman.
His breakout role, however, was on TV, when he played Chicago Bear Gale Sayers in the popular TV movie Brian’s Song, in 1971. From there, Williams continued to work in movies, including in his most famous role as Lando Calrissian in the second Star Wars movie, The Empire Strikes Back. In addition to his film work, Billy Dee Williams has also found success in the world of TV commercials, famously appearing in advertisements for Colt 45 malt liquor.
JOHNNY DEPP – $200 MILLION
We know him as Edward Scissorhands, but from here, Johnny Depp proved he was more than an innocent face. He is a great actor who can portray different characters. Treacherous, eccentric, shrewd, witty Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”; kind, innocent, lonely Edward in “Edward Scissorhands”. He has been nominated on different award-giving bodies and even won some, including a Golden Globe Award.
Johnny is regarded as the “world’s biggest film stars,” gaining critical and commercial acclaims here and there. He is the tenth highest-grossing actor all over the world, earning over $10 billion worldwide. Despite Depp spent millions of dollars on housing, art, staff, security, yachts, the Bahamas’ 45-acre tropical paradise (especially $30000 on wine). He is still an excellent investment for producers, making him one of the wealthiest actors there is with his $200 million net worth.
SERENA WILLIAMS – EST. $200 MILLION
As a world champion and one of the best female tennis players of all time, it is no surprise that Serena Williams has amassed $200 million of net worth. She also gets credit for being the highest-earning female player by a mile. In a typical year, Williams reportedly earned $30 to $40 million of on-court salaries and endorsements. She has won more prize money compared to other female tennis players in history. In total, Williams has made $90 million of career prize money.
She is also one of the most famous athlete endorsers in the world, earning $15 to $20 million every year, endorsing Nike and Kraft Foods, among others. She is the founder of Serena’s self-funded clothing collection S. She owns a minority stake in UFC and the Miami Dolphins. Serena also dabbled in some television and voice works. She voiced The Simpsons in 2001, guest appeared at “Law & Order.”
Ellen DeGeneres – EST. $450 MILLION
For a female comedian, DeGeneres’ Career had many ups and downs, but now she has become one of the beloved television hosts in America. Born in Metairie, Louisiana, DeGeneres started her comedy career at small clubs and coffee houses at age 23. From 1994 to 1998, DeGeneres starred in the popular sitcom ‘Ellen’, then she hosted her Tv talk show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’ As reported, DeGeneres earns $87.5 million every year from the show.
Except for comedy, DeGeneres also starred in many films like ‘Finding Nemo’, ‘Mr. Wrong ‘, ‘The Love Letter.’Her career as a television personality and actress earns her a net worth of $75 million in 2019. In addition to these, her side venture like writing, buying and selling luxury real estate also made a lot of money. Now, her net worth is up to $450 million.
Pierce Brosnan – EST. $100 MILLION
Pierce Brosnan was best known for being the fifth James Bond in ‘ GoldenEye 007′. However, not just bond films, we can see him in many spy movies like ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’, ‘The World Is Not Enough’ and ‘Die Another Day’.As an Irish actor, film producer, activist, and environmentalist, his income source is mostly from being a successful movie actor. Among them, Brosnan’s total income in James Bond is about $48 million.
In 2001, Brosnan married American journalist Keely Shaye Smith, their marriage lasted more than 25 years and was always commended by people in Hollywood, they have two sons, Dylan and Paris. When Brosnan became older, he put the most energy into charitable work and environmental activism. He raised money for charity by selling his paintings. He even received a Doctor of Environmental Advocacy honorary degree from Dickinson College during the 2019 Commencement ceremony.
CONOR MCGREGOR – EST. $120 MILLION
Conor McGregor is one of the richest UFC fighters today, he has a net worth of $120 million. Less than a decade ago, the 31-year-old McGregor was just a plumber’s apprentice, at that time, he fought in some low-level matches earning about $100 a fight. McGregor’s life changed since making his UFC debut in 2013, he has 21 wins from his 25 fights to this day. He earned $100 million from his fight against Floyd Mayweather in August 2017 and $50 million from the fight against Khabib in October 2018.
In addition to the salary, his endorsements like Burger King, Reebok, Beats Electronics is also a great fortune, the endorsement fees add up to almost $14 million. In addition, McGregor launched the Proper No. Twelve Irish whisky brands in 2018, which sold out six months of American whisky in just 10 days, and has sold about 200000 cases since its launch. Now, McGregor wasn’t obsessed with material things, his net worth will grow in a few years.
CAITLYN JENNER – EST. $100 MILLION
Before Jenner changed her gender, she was an Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete named William Bruce Jenner. Jenner lived as a man for 65 years, her career ground to a devastating halt following her 1986 split from Linda Thompson as Jenner wanted to live as a woman and started began her transition in a poky one-bedroom house in the Malibu Hills. Luckily, Jenner managed to get through that difficult and impoverished life. Now, she became the most famous transgender woman in the world.
Before changing her gender, the Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete earned her $500000 in 12 months and made her a representative of brands such as Tropicana and Wheaties. Since her transition, Jenner started to appear on various game shows and reality TV shows , earned a net worth of more than $100 million thanks to her reality series “I Am Cait”, autobiography “My Secrets Of My Life’ and ad deals with MAC and H&M Sport.
KANYE WEST – $1.26 BILLION
Kanye West now officially joins the billionaire club. The famed rapper has been campaigning to be declared a billionaire, claiming he has over $3 billion net worth. However, Forbes magazine insisted he is only worth $1.26 billion. Now that the known fashion mogul is part of the three comma club, his extravagant lifestyle with his wife, Kim Kardashian, may continue. The two own millions of dollars of luxury cars, real estate investments, and even livestock that is worth $200,000.
Most people know him because of his music (or the recent election). He has won 21 Grammys and sold more than 20 million albums and 140 million singles worldwide. However, most of West’s property does not come from his music but from the footwear and clothing brand Yeezy, which alone can increase his net worth by $1.26 billion. In addition, West also increased property by investing in real estate, ranches, etc. Well, with a lot of businesses here and there, sold-out albums, and hit songs, it is no surprise that Kanye has reached this figure.
ELTON JOHN – EST. $500 MILLION
Elton John is one man who does not need an introduction. He is one of the living legends in the music industry. His song is known by multiple generations and it can still be heard today. He has done so much in his career, from winning awards given by prestigious bodies to the remarkable Disney soundtracks – Sir Elton John has done it all. He was able to sell over 300 million copies of his albums worldwide.
He also made a tribute for Lady Diana entitled “Candle In The Wind,” it instantly became one of the best-selling singles in the United Kingdom and it has sold more than 33 million copies worldwide. The credit to his success must have gone to his great talent in composing and singing. Between 2011 and 2018, Elton lived in Las Vegas called “million-dollar piano.”. That brought Elton about $500000 per show. He surely deserves his net worth of $500 million.
PARKER SCHNABEL – EST. $8 MILLION
Gold Rush became Parker Schnabel’s ladder to success. He is best known as a part of the long-running reality television series and its spinoff, Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail. He is one of Gold Rush Alaska’s subjects, which started to hit the small screens in 2010. In the show, he gets credit for helping the miners at the Porcupine Creek, only to find out that they know nothing about it. In the show’s fourth season, Schnabel decided to go on his own way.
In his first year of working on his own mining operation, he managed to find a whopping 1,029 oz of gold. Aside from being a reality star, Parker also plays as the producer of three shows. He has mined a total of more than $13 million worth of gold and has a net worth of $8 million. Unlike other celebrities, Parker didn’t squander his fortune on high-end cars and homes but bought new equipment to improve his gold business operations.
TOM BRADY &Gisele Bündchen – EST. $540 MILLION
Tom Brady, a sports legend in NFL history. He has played in nine Super Bowls and won six of them. Since he joined the Patriots in 2001, Brady has earned $217.2 million from football over his 19-year career. Brady has signed endorsement contracts of about $8 million per year with Under Armour,Intel,Beats by Dre and UGGs.His wife, Gisele Bündchen, a Brazilian super model with an even larger net worth of $360 million.
She retired from modeling in 2015, but this did not affect Bündchen’s income. She has signed endorsement agreements with major brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein and Pantene. At the same time, Bündchen has developed a number of product lines, generating about $1 billion in annual sales. These include Grendene’s sandals, Hope’s underwear brand and Sejaa Pure Skincare’s beauty line. The couple has a combined net worth of $540 million.
MICHAEL STRAHAN – $65 MILLION
Michael Strahan’s career skyrocketed when he played defensive end for the New York Giants. He earned much respect in the sport due to his exceptional skills. When he retired in 2008, he became a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday and later, a host in Good Morning America. Currently, he has a net worth of $65 million. He earned about $76 million in NFL, about $17 million a year as a host after retirement, and $4 million a year as a part-time analyst at Fox NFL.
In 2012, he and Kelly Ripa’s ABC show “Live With Kelly And Michael” earned him $21.5 million. Like many celebrities, Strahan also has brand endorsement revenue. He has worked with Metamucil, Subway, Snicker, Pizza Hut, Dr. Pepper and Right Guard. Strahan is also wise when it comes to investments. For instance, he sold his L.A. mansion for $21.5 million in 2015, a property he bought for only $16 million two years prior.
BRAD PITT – EST. $300 MILLION
Who does not know Brad Pitt? His name is known by multiple generations. Blessed with good looks and great talent, he won 106 awards and 186 nominations, there is no wonder that he has amassed a net worth of $300 million. Pitt’s salary was only $6000 when he first performed in 1991, and then “Se7en” earned him $4 million in 1995. In the late 1990s, Pitt’s basic salary increased to $17.5 million. Now Pitt has cut his salary to $10 million.
In addition to the revenue from acting, Pitt has its own production company, Plan B, which will release four films in 2020. For sure he has all the finest things, especially a home without problems with mortgages. He must also be great at money management since he never had any issues with bankruptcy. However, his fan’s hearts broke when they heard he hired a divorce lawyer to end his marriage with Angelina Jolie.
MEL GIBSON – EST. $425 MILLION
Mel Gibson rose to fame thanks to his breakthrough role in the 1979 film Mad Max. He played the character of Max Rockatansky. After th is film, he continued to climb the ladder of fame playing different roles in hit films. He then ventured to producing and directing, and he was able to harvest different awards under his credit. One of his most astonishing movies that made a mark in history is The Passion of The Christ, which he directed.
His salary in the movie “Signs”, “We Are Solvers” and “The Patriot” reached $25 million. In addition, Gibson also invested $30 million in “Passage Of The Christ”. After the total income of the movie, his personal income was $475 million. In addition, Gibson’s investment in real estate is also very considerable. With all the achievements that he made, he was able to earn an estimated net worth of $425 million, which means he is far from filing bankruptcy.
ADAM SANDLER — EST. $420 MILLION
After being in the industry for quite a long time, Adam Sandler was able to gain a net worth of $420 million. He is best known for his work in comedic films, but he is also praised for doing some dramatic roles. Throughout his career, he has been in more or less 70 movies and it is proof that he is a versatile actor. Not only does he excel in his acting career, but he has also made some investments in his own production company and some real estate.
Sandler’s career in comedy and film has created a lot of wealth for him. As the protagonist of more than 30 films, he has contributed $3 billion to the global box office. In 2014, Sandler signed a $250 million deal with Netflix to make his first four movies. Since then, the deal has been renewed twice (in 2017 and 2020) with an undisclosed amount. He must have a financial advisor to take care of his wealth and aids him with investment planning.
FLOYD MAYWEATHER – EST. $915 MILLION
Floyd Mayweather is one of the wealthiest athletes today. He has a record of zero losses in his boxing career. Not only is he a professional boxer, but he is also a promoter. Mayweather Jr. is known to spend loads of cash and living a luxurious life. After all, he has a net worth of $915 million, and he must have some financial advisor to take care of his wealth.
According to Forbes, Mayweather earned $275 million in his fight with Conor McGregor in 2017 alone. He made $180 million in his famous fight against Manny Pacquiao. Although boxing is his main source of income, he also has many sponsors and endorsement agreements, which provide him with a stable source of income. Obviously, billionaires like Mayweather spend a lot of money. Over the years, he has spent ridiculous money on watches, necklaces, telephone boxes, and other glittering items. He even bought an $18 million watch, which is called a “billionaire watch.”
CLINT EASTWOOD – EST. $375 MILLION
Clint Eastwood has dozens of credits under his name. Not only is he a famous actor, but he is also a director, musician, and political figure. Although it is not clear if he ever got his degree, he still made an investment in his multiple careers. With that, he was able to earn a net worth of $375 million. Eastwood’s yearly salary was about $6000, and his first movie, A Fist Of Dolls, earned $15000.
In the early 1970s, Eastwood began to become a director. His debut ‘Play Miss For Me ‘ grossed $10.6 million at the box office. Of all the films he directed, the highest box office movie was “Every Which Way But Loose”, which earned more than $85 million at that time. As his reputation grew, “Million Dollar Baby” won the best picture with a box office of $100.5 million, “Gran Torino” succeeded in raising Eastwood’s annual income to $35 million.
RON HOWARD — EST. $160 MILLION
After starring in the classic hit TV series Happy Days, Ron Howard became a star. Not only is he a great actor, but he is also an amazing director and producer. For all of his different careers, he had received different awards from prestigious bodies which proves that he is one of the best in the industry. Having a net worth of $160 million is what he deserves after all the hard work that he has done.
Influenced by the star’s parents, Howard entered the entertainment industry when he was 5 years old and took part in many films, such as “The Journey” and “The Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis”. As a director, he made his debut in 1977 with “Grand Theft Autooward” and made a major breakthrough in 1982 with “Night Shift”. He is also co-chair of Imagine Entertainment, a film and television production company, along with Brian Grazer.
ED SHEERAN – EST. $160 MILLION
Ed Sheeran rose to fame in an instant. His undeniable talent in singing and songwriting made him one of the best musicians today. He started making music when he was younger and all of his hard work paid off as he now has an estimated net worth of $160 million. Sheeran gets most of her income from touring concerts. From March 2017 to August 2019, his “Divide” tour generated $780 million in revenue. It’s enough to be the highest-grossing tour ever.
In recent years, Sheeran has also guest-starred in the popular HBO shows ‘Game Of Thrones’ and ‘The Simpsons.’ Now that Sheeran is quite successful and finance is not a problem, he must have made an investment in different industries. He must have a financial advisor and some lawyers to take care of the legal side of his life because he seems busy with all the tours and albums that he is doing.
SNOOP DOGG – $150 MILLION
Snoop is famously known as a rapper, singer, and songwriter, but he is also a producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and occasional actor. He now has a net worth of $150 million. Credits to Dr. Dre, he was the one who discovered Snoop in 1992. Eighteen years have passed; he is now one of the wealthiest and successful rappers that come from the 1990s rap scene. He is also one of the few who are still recording until today.
In 1993, snoop’s debut album Doggystyle peaked twice on the billboard 200 and sold 7 million copies in the United States alone. He also dabbled in movies and TV shows, Starsky and Hutch, which brought him $500000 in revenue in 2004. In addition, snoop founded its own production company ‘Snoopadelic Films’ in 2005. Through various holdings in restaurants and fashion companies, he made $75 million in 2014 alone.
WENDY WILLIAMS — EST. $40 MILLION
Today Wendy is most famous for being the host of the popular syndicated television show, “The Wendy Williams Show”. In 2009 she was named to the National Radio Hall of Fame. Williams was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards in 2015 and 2016 for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host for Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show. In 2016 she was nominated for a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Daytime TV Host. Williams has a fashion line, jewelry line, and a wig line.
Wendy’s salary for The Wendy Williams Show is $10 million per year. In some years she films 180 episodes. That breaks down to a salary per episode of $55,000. When she was not busy shooting talk shows, Williams began to write books, including ‘The Wendy Williams Experience’, Ask ‘Wendy: Straight-Up Advice for All the Drama in Your Life.’ She also owns her own jewelry brand, fashion series and wig shop, which add more value to her net worth.
JIM CARREY – EST. $150 MILLION
Jim Carrey is a living proof that being funny can make you a millionaire. He had played multiple comedy roles throughout his career. However, he proved himself that he is a versatile actor as he can play characters in different genres, especially when he played a role in the movie The Number 23. Carrey’s performance was outstanding! With all his hard work and talent, he was able to gain a $150 million net worth.
Carrey’s distinguished career in Hollywood began with his leading role in three different films, ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’, ‘The Mask,’ and ‘Dumb and Dumber.’ He made $350000 and $540000 from his first two films. Over the next 20 years, his biggest payoff ever was the comedy ‘Yes Man,’ and Carrey made a net of $32 million. He must have some financial advisor to also take care of his wealth.
ROBERT DE NIRO – EST. $350 MILLION
Robert De Niro is one of the most prominent actors in Hollywood. Dozens of critically-acclaimed and award-winning films has his name in the credits. Throughout his career, he was able to take home different awards and nominations from prestigious bodies. He has already proven his name in the industry but he does not have any plans to retire soon. He currently has an estimated net worth of $350 million.
De Niro has accumulated a net asset of US $300 million in his career. In addition to the money he made from acting, he and others founded the original Nobu restaurant in 1994, now has more than 32 Nobu restaurants and eight luxury hotels, and is expected to earn US $1 billion by 2023. He made a smart move by investing his money as it can increase his net worth. He also might have some money management skills.
KRISTEN STEWART — EST. $70 MILLION
Kristen Stewart was lucky to be born into a family with close ties in the entertainment industry. Her mother is a screenwriter and director, and her father is a TV producer. She became more famous after she played the role of Jodie Foster’s daughter in the super hit thriller film “Panic Room.” She then received roles from other movies such as in the Twilight film series. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kristen made $25 million for the last vampire movie.
In fact, she was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2010 and 2012. All her hard work enabled her to earn an estimated net worth of $70 million. Like most Hollywood stars, Kristen’s other great fortune comes from her endorsements. She has been Chanel’s brand ambassador since 2013. In 2014, she was also chosen as spokesperson for Balenciaga perfume Rosabotanica.
JACKIE CHAN – EST. $350 MILLION
Jackie Chan is a famous martial artist and actor who is popular for doing his own stunts in action films. He made a once in a lifetime decision to leave his hometown in Hong Kong so he can start a career in Hollywood – and that decision really paid off. Together with his talent and dedication, he was able to earn an estimated $350 million net worth. Chan had played multiple roles in multiple box-hit movies. His financial status even got better as he had multiple careers.
Not only is he a great actor, but he is also a screenwriter, director, stunt director, producer, singer, and action choreographer. After the release of “Rush Hour 3” with total revenue of $255 million, Jackie Chan took root in his work, founded his own production company (JCE Film Co., Ltd.), and focused on dramatic characters. Chan also owns a range of other production companies and cinemas in China. He also launched his own clothing line and a range of foods.
HARRISON FORD – EST. $230 MILLION
Harrison Ford has been in the industry for five decades already and he surely deserves his $230 million net worth. Playing roles after roles, he is a versatile actor who could justify any given character. His story is quite inspirational, as Ford was frustrated by his lack of success as an actor in his early career, so he became a carpenter to supplement his income. Fortunately, he met George Lucas, the director of American Graffiti.
In 1977, Star Wars, the film he collaborated with Lucas, made him famous. ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, the sequel of the film, grossed more than $2 billion worldwide, making it the fourth-highest box office movie ever. Ford also made about $15 million. However, his biggest salary ever came from ‘Indiana Jones’ And ‘The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull’ in 2008, with a staggering $65 million.
THE WEEKND – EST. $70 MILLION
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, or more famously known as The Weekend, is one of the most successful musicians today. He hit stardom after uploading his music on YouTube back in 2010. After his work was endorsed by Drake, he became famous worldwide. He made a smart investment, collaborating with Ariana Grande and Lana Del Ray. The Weekend took good care of his career and now has a current net worth of $70 million. Also, he is considered to be one of the highest-earning musicians.
But Weeknd is not only interested in music. He’s in business and is making his mark in other industries. In 2016, the Weeknd announced that he became Puma’s global brand ambassador. He owns his own XO branded product and has teamed up with Marvel to announce that he is working on a starboy comic book. He is also far away from bankruptcy and with a little more of investment planning, his net worth can get higher.
KEVIN COSTNER – EST. $250 MILLION
Award-winning actor Kevin Costner proved himself in the different box-office hit movies he worked on. John Costner has made nearly $14.5 million in his career as a leading actor in the whole movie series, which means he has made nearly $0.6 million in his career. In addition to his role in film and television, the actor has many business interests, and he opened an educational space for children in South Dakota in 2004.
The star also made money as a producer, winning an Academy Award in 1990 for his role in ‘Dances with Wolves.’ Currently, he does not have any films but his net worth did not decrease at all. He must have some investments or a financial advisor to take care of his estimated $250 million net worth. Many fans are still waiting for the next film of this Hollywood star. Costner might just be enjoying his wealth and taking a break for now.
DR. DRE – EST. $850 MILLION
Dr. Dre has exceptional skills for his different careers. Not only is he a rapper, but he is also a producer and entrepreneur. As an artist and producer, he has sold hundreds of millions of albums. He has already made his name in the music industry and when it comes to business, Dr. Dre soars high as well. He sold Beats by Dre to Apple in 2004 for $3 billion, and Dr and co-founder Jimmy Iovine own 25% of Beats, then he continued to grow his business through different investments.
One month after selling Beats, Dre bought Tom & Giselle’s Los Angeles mansion for $50 million. The total known value of his real estate portfolio is at least $80 million. As for his music producing career, he had worked with Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and 50 Cent, to name a few. There is no doubt that his talents are extraordinary as he simply excels in whatever career path he would take.
BILL COSBY— EST. $400 MILLION BEFORE 2018
Born on July 12, 1937, Bill Cosby is an American comedian, actor, author, musician from Philadelphia. When he was young, he left Temple to pursue a career in comedy. During the 1960s, Cosby began his career as a stand-up comic at the hungry i in San Francisco. From 1984 to 1992, Cosby produced his own television sitcom ‘The Cosby Show ‘.He became more popular, earned $400 million, and become one of the richest entertainers ever.
Cosby has successfully applied his popularity and TV to his lucrative TV advertising work. Companies like Del Monte, Ford, crest, Coca Cola, Jod-O pudding, and Jell-O pudding are competing for his support, so much so that he was elected to the AAC Hall of fame in 2011. Unfortunately, Cosby was convicted and imprisoned in 2018. Nowadays, some experts think Bill Cosby might go bankrupt before he dies.
HOWARD STERN – EST. $650 MILLION
Howard Stern is a controversial radio personality who dubbed himself as the “King of All Media.” True to his words, he included screen, radio, and publishing to his career experience. While he was working on his career in the radio industry, he also launched his best-selling autobiography, “Private Parts.” Afterward, they turned it into a movie with the same title and it became a hit. Throughout his career, his success had given him an estimated net worth of $650 million.
Howard Stern, who has been calling himself “the king of all media” for decades, landed at WNBC in New York with an annual salary of about $200000, signed a five-year contract with Infinity Broadcasting with an annual salary of $1 million, and took over Sirius XM in 2006 with an annual salary of $80 million. He also dabbles in books and movies. The 1997 film “Private Parts”, based on Stern’s memoir of the same name, was the No.1 film when it was released, with a total box office revenue of $41 million.
DENNIS RODMAN – $500 THOUSAND
He may be retired now, but athlete Dennis Rodman stole the limelight in the ’90s, thanks to his basketball career. He played for NBA’s Chicago Bulls, alongside legends Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, and became a basketball superstar. In his entire career in the sport, he earned $27 million in salary. Rodman also ventured into show business and starred in an action film, Double Team. He also published two autobiographies entitled Bad as I Wanna Be and I Should Be Dead By Now.
However, due to his lavish lifestyle and poor money management, his net worth spiraled down to $500,000. Throughout his NBA career, he paid more than a million dollars in fines, most notoriously for kicking a photographer. Rodman’s marriage is also very bad, and his ex-wife has many reports that he owes his children nearly a million dollars in alimony.
DENZEL WASHINGTON – EST. $220 MILLION
Denzel Washington is a multi-awarded actor who made dozens of successful films. He always played the given role successfully and there is no doubt that the credit goes to his talent in acting. Washington’s average salary for each film over the past decade has been $20 million, such as the 2012 action thriller ‘Safe House.’ The highest-grossing film was American Gangster in 2007. It added $40 million to bank accounts in Washington.
After playing multiple characters in multiple box office hit movies, he earned an estimated net worth of $220 million. He probably has a financial advisor or continues making investments to keep his income flowing. After all, Washington has a huge net worth. He seems to have zero plans of retiring yet, and we can expect that his net worth will continue to increase. He is also the type of celebrity who keeps a low-key, private life.
MICHAEL PHELPS – EST. $55 MILLION
Michael Phelps is not only one of the top athletes in the world, but he is also one of the richest. He was able to take home 23 Olympic gold medals and is considered to be the most successful Olympian in history. He is also an advocate for mental illness and recently received an award because of it. Phelps’ record number of medals earned him more money than other Olympic athletes, but most of his net worth came from endorsements, sponsorship, and paid appearances.
It is reported that after the 2012 London Olympic Games, he has cooperated with large companies such as Visa (V), Subway, Wheaties, and Louis Vuitton to earn $12 million a year through sponsorship. As for his finances, he has a net worth of $55 million and owns a Land Rover and a large property in Arizona. Phelps is also a dedicated husband and father to his family. He must have some investments and insurances for his family or he probably has a financial advisor to take care of his wealth.
JILLIAN MICHAELS – EST. $14 MILLION
Jillian Michaels is one of the most sought-after personal trainers. She often trains clients with Taekwondo, yoga, weightlifting, Pilates, and comprehensive fitness training. She rose to fame after appearing in NBC’s show The Biggest Loser, which she joined in 2004. In 2012, Michaels released a DVD called “body revolution,” a 90-day weight loss program. As an actress, she has played various roles in different TV series, including Rachael Ray and the Wendy Williams show.
She is also busy being a reality show personality, talk show presenter, and entrepreneur. Since then, she had been helping people to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Not only does she help people achieve their goals, but she has also been helping charities. Currently, Michaels has a net worth of $14 million. For her to maintain her net worth, she must have some money management skills or a financial advisor to help her. After all, Michaels is quite busy with her career.
RACHEL MADDOW – $25 MILLION
Renowned TV host Rachel Maddow has an inspiring story to tell. She started as a waitress, a landscaping laborer, and a bike messenger—all while she worked for her postgraduate degree. She had to work multiple odd jobs to support her education, and soon enough, she was able to reach her goal. Fast forward to years later, she was given her own show, The Rachel Maddow Show, and has become an accomplished TV personality.
In addition to her work on television and radio, Rachel has also contributed to the world as a writer. In 2012, she published her first book 《Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power》, which ranked at the top of the New York Times bestseller list. According to her profile, she earns $7 million per year in salary, and her net worth now amounts to$25 million. Indeed, nothing’s impossible when you work hard!
TAYLOR SWIFT – EST. $360 MILLION
It is always an issue that Taylor Swift made a career out of her failed relationships, where she turns her sorrow into songs. She has been in the music industry since she was a teenager, and ‘Taylor Swift,’ her debut album of the same name, has sold 5.75 million copies since its release in 2006. As a writer or co-author of almost all songs, Swift gets publishing royalties for her sales, streaming media, and drama, and she may earn about $59000 from streaming media in just one week.
Like all singers, the concert tour is a huge fortune. She made a net profit of 250 million US dollars at the concert tour in 2015, which was the highest of all artists in that year. Besides, she has a lot of advertisements, such as Diet Coke, American Greetings, Sony, Subway. She also had investments through real estate, as she owns a mansion that is safe to say, does not have any problems with mortgages.
CIARA – EST. $20 MILLION
Despite the fact that Ciara is at her prime, she opts to live a quiet life with her husband Russel Wilson. Wilson is a singer, dancer, songwriter and media figure, She is one of the pioneers of R & B pop music in the 21st century and has sold 23 million records worldwide. In 2016, she married Russell Wilson of NFL Seattle Seahawks and gave birth to her first child Sienna Princess Wilson a year later. The two are living in their real estate investment with their two kids.
Through her success in music and multiple tours, she was able to gain a $20 million net worth. Her husband also has a $45 million net worth as he is a high-earning NFL quarterback. With the amount of wealth that these two have together and proper investment planning, their children will surely have no problems with their finances in the future. It looks like Ciara does not have to contact any bankruptcy lawyer as well.
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER – EST. $1.2 BILLION
Having a career in Broadway can also make you a billionaire. Yes! Andrew Lloyd Webber is living proof of this statement. Webber is responsible for the composition of 13 musicals and a set of variations, film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. Some of the musicals that he worked on are the longest-running shows, ‘The Phantom of Opera’ made 6 billion US dollars worldwide, and the production of ‘Cat’ screens exceeded 1.3 billion US dollars.
He has also been involved in film making, creating music scores for Gumshoe and the Odessa File. Webber is an English composer for a musical theater who has earned a net worth of $1.2 billion. The credit to his financial status goes to his talent. He must have reached his current financial status thanks to some investments and a financial advisor to lead his wealth.
MARIAH CAREY – EST. $300 MILLION
Mariah Carey is one of the best-selling artists in the music industry. She has sold over 200 million copies of her albums worldwide. In 1993, “Music Box” sold a staggering 28 million copies worldwide. It’s one of the best selling albums of all time. All sales are sure to pay off. In 2001, Maria won what insider called a “record-breaking” contract with Virgin Records, worth more than $100 million.
With that success, there is no doubt that she earned her net worth of $300 million. However, she had to hire a divorce lawyer twice in her life as she called two of her marriages quits. Aside from being a superstar, Carrey also made an investment in a perfume collection. Having that amount of net worth, she must have needed the help of a financial advisor to take care of her wealth and do some investment planning to further raise her net worth.
SANDRA BULLOCK – EST. $200 MILLION
Sandra Bullock is considered America’s sweetheart and she is true to her nickname. Thanks to her good looks and great talent, she soared high in her acting career. She had won various awards from prestigious bodies. All of her hard work paid off, In 1997, ‘Speed 2：Cruise Control’ won $11 million, sitcom ‘George Lopez’ won about $10 million, and ‘MissCongeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous’ won $17.5 million in 2005.
Among other business activities, Sandra opened several restaurants, a florist, and event planning services in Austin, Texas. She became synonymous with the artistry brand of Amway cosmetics. She now has a net worth of $200 million. But being famous has its cons since Bullock had experienced multiple stalkers. Thankfully she has an attorney to sort away those problems. Even if she is rich and famous, she is still a humble person.
JAY Z – EST. $930 MILLION
Jay Z is one of the richest musicians in the industry. Not only is he a famous rapper, but he is also an investor, entrepreneur, and a great husband to Beyoncé. From the beginning, he founded his own record company, Roc-A-Fella Records, won 22 Grammy Awards and more than $500 million in pretax earnings over a decade. Most artists earn most of their income from live performances, and Jay-Z is no exception. He’s on the run and on the run II concerts with Beyonc é grossed $364 million.
Jay-Z clearly knows how to maximize his earnings. In addition to his career as a singer, Jay-Z founded Rocawear in 1997. Ten years later, he sold the brand for as much as $204 million. In addition to some investments such as real estate, he focused on art. His art collection is estimated to be worth 70 million US dollars. Having a net worth of $930 million is the fruit of his labor.
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN – EST. $180Million
Of course, Christopher Nolan deserves his $180 million net worth. This director, producer and screenwriter is famous for making thriller and drama films that are mind-bending and dark. His remarkable films include Inception, Memento, and reworking the Batman franchise starring Christian Bale. His ten films have grossed more than $4.7 billion worldwide (he is reported to have made $69 million in ‘Inception’). The highest box office was Batman in 2008: Dark Knight, which produced more than $1 billion.
Thanks to his box office hit films, Nolan was able to achieve his huge net worth. He must have a financial advisor to take care of his wealth and do some investment planning as he is quite busy creating masterpieces in the area of the film. He also might have some good insurance, so that he can enjoy his retirement but that’s still years away.
BRUCE WILLIS – EST. $180 MILLION
One of the prominent and best-known actors in Hollywood is Bruce Willis. His name is known by multiple generations. He appeared in multiple box office hit films and his characters have touched the hearts of many. One of his unforgettable roles is when he played John McClane in the Die Hard film series. By the end of this film series, he had made at least $52 million. Will’s long career has contributed to his net worth.
His biggest source of income was ‘The Sixth Sense’ (1999), which has since given him a total of $100 million. The long-running career of Willis combined with his great money management skills enabled him to gain a net worth of $180 million. He is far from retirement and has upcoming movies this 2019. It is safe to say that his net worth will increase by next year.
MARTHA STEWART – EST. $638 MILLION
Martha Stewart experienced some ups and downs throughout her career. She even experienced going to court, thankfully, she has attorneys to sort out her legal battles. Bouncing back from the downfall and making investments, Stewart was able to gain an estimated net worth of $638 million. Not all of this property comes from recipes and TV shows. She and Snoop Dogg made $1 million on the show “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party.”.
Last year, her brand was sold to Marquee Brands from its former owner, Sequential Brands Group, for $215 million. She’s also a consultant for a marijuana company. Now, she is one of the most successful businesswomen, and have gathered a lot of fans, thanks to her magazine and show. You can learn a lot of tips, especially in cooking, gardening, and decorating from Stewart. Her tips for these household areas made her popular.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – EST. $500 MILLION
Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen is one of the best singers, songwriters, and musicians in the industry. He had received critical acclaim for his album in the 1970s which had attained worldwide recognition. The album “Born in the USA (1984)” promoted Springsteen to an absolute superstar. This huge world tour lasted until October 1985, and the total income reached an amazing $90 million. From his early American style progressive rock performance to his quiet singer-songwriter, he won 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, and an Oscar.
Since he was able to sell millions of copies of his albums worldwide, he was able to earn a $500 million net worth. He is even considered to be one of the world’s best-selling music artists. He is currently going solo but he came from the famous ban E Street Band. The career of Springsteen spans over five decades but it seems that he is not ready to retire yet.
GAL GADOT — EST. $10 MILLION
In 2004, Gal Gadot was able to take home the Miss Israel crown and went on to represent her country in the Miss Universe pageant. It was followed by a modeling and acting career in Hollywood and then she was able to make a name for herself after she was chosen to play the role of Wonder Woman. The film grossed more than $821 million at the box office. At that time, Gadot starred in the film for only $300000.
After receiving widespread controversy, she made $10 million in the sequel “Wonder Woman 1984.” True to her character, Gadot is a real-life wonder woman who served in the Israeli army for two years. She currently has a net worth of $10 million and might have some investments to help raise her net worth higher. She is currently in a happy marriage with her husband, Yarin Varsano, and it seems they won’t need to contact a divorce lawyer.
MILLIE BOBBY BROWN — EST. $3 MILLION
Millie Bobby Brown is one of the most adored teen stars today. She rose to fame after she appeared in the Netflix Original series “Stranger Things.”In the first two seasons of ‘Stranger Things’, she made about $30000 per episode, and in the third season, she made $350000 per episode. Then in 2019, ‘Godzilla: King Of The Monsters’ got $1 million. In addition to acting, she also makes money off-screen as a model.
Millie signed a contract with IMG Models in 2017, then appeared in Citigroup’s ads and launched a line with Converse shoes. Now Millie has her own cosmetics brand, Florence. She is now 15 years old and she has an estimated net worth of $3 million. In time, she will have to make some investments to increase her net worth and maybe to get a degree in college. For now, we all hope that we can see her in more TV series.
AZIZ ANSARI — EST. $18 MILLION
Aziz Ansari is a comedian turned actor who was able to do an outstanding performance in his movies and TV series. He is best known for playing Tom Haverford in the NBC series “Parks And Recreation”, and then starting his own show “Master Of None” on Netflix. He is both the creator and the protagonist in the play, which has won praise and numerous awards. Ansari also happens to be the first Indian-American to win the Golden Globe.
Having an estimated net worth of $18 million proves his success. To achieve his net worth, he might have to make an investment in real estate. He paid $2.68 million for a 3016 square foot house in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, and spent $5.7 million in 2018 to buy a 2452 square foot Tribeca loft in New York, with Taylor Swift as his upstairs neighbor.
KENDRICK LAMAR — EST. $45 MILLION
Kendrick Lamar is one of the most successful artists in the industry. His first album “Section.80” sold more than 5000 copies in the first week after its release. The most successful album is “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City”, which sold 242100 copies in the first week, earning Lamar $1.7 million. In addition to music sales, the tour is also a big revenue, with total revenue of about $68 million. He rose to fame and was able to receive multiple awards and earn a net worth of $45 million.
He has already made several investments in real estate and he has no problems with mortgages. He also has luxurious vehicles that have a top of line car insurance. Lamar’s career is going great and but he must have some insurances and different investments to prepare for his future retirement. But it’s still years away as he is still in his prime. After all, fans will surely miss his singles and albums when he does retire.
Orson Welles – Est. $20 Million
Orson Welles was best remembered for his significant contributions to radio, theater, and film. He was even given credits for being one of the “greatest filmmakers of all time,” thanks to his innovative work and talent. He was the man behind the successful and high-profile stage productions for the Federal Theater Project, like the theater adaptation of Macbeth, featuring an entirely African-American cast. The multi-talented Hollywood figure founded the independent repertory theater company, Mercury Theater, which produced Caesar and the Broadway adaptation of the classic Julius Caesar.
Not to mention, he was also the director and narrator behind the radio adaptation of The War of the Worlds. Given everything he did, Welles managed to amass $20 million of net worth. With that kind of money, he must have used a portion of it for investments and the acquisition of various properties. In 2002, The Daily Telegraph listed Welles as one of the 50 greatest Hollywood actors of all time. Not only was he good behind the camera, but also in front of it!
Jamie Oliver — Est. $315 Million
Jamie Oliver is a well-known celebrity chef and author of best-selling cookbooks. Thanks to his recipes, he gained popularity worldwide. Oliver has also made some investments in restaurants, which enabled him to earn a $315 million net worth. Before he was this big-shot chef that we all know and love now, he started like anybody else. Oliver was the party chef at Antonio Carluccio’s Neal’s Yard, where he was closely supervised by his mentor Gennaro Contaldo.
His career, however, launched when he became the sous chef at The River Café. Since then, the celebrity cook became unstoppable. In fact, Oliver also has a successful cooking show titled The Naked Chef. Together with his wife and five children, they live in a mansion located in England, and it is safe to say that he will not be having any problems with settling. The loved-up couple is now enjoying the fruits of their labor in their vast real estate property— and we couldn’t be happier for them!
Camila Cabello — Est. $12 Million
Camila Cabello auditioned as a solo artist on the reality TV series The X Factor back in 2012. After being eliminated, she was brought back and merged with four more artists to form the group, Fifth Harmony. Unfortunately, Cabello left the group in the last quarter of 2016 to be a solo artist. The Cuban-American singer has since collaborated with numerous artists like Pitbull for Hey Ma and J Balvin for her debut solo single titled Crying in the Club.
In January 2018, she released a self-titled album, which became a huge hit. It was so successful that it reached number one on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and even gained a Platinum recognition by the Recording Industry Association of America. The same goes for her subsequent album titled Romance, which reached its peak, landing third place on Billboard’s Top 200. With these triumphs, the modern music icon was able to earn a net worth of $12 million.
Jason Momoa — Est. $14 Million
Jason Momoa is one of the most promising actors today. He was adored by many when he appeared in the phenomenal hit TV series Game of Thrones. The Hawaiian actor played the role of Khal Drogo, and many hearts were shattered when his character died shortly in the series. Momoa’s career, however, was more alive than ever when he rose to several degrees of fame after playing the DC superhero, Aquaman. Many have said that Momoa was born to be Aquaman, and we totally agree.
Consequently, his success in acting enabled him to earn a whopping net worth of $14 million! Momoa is also known to be a family man, and many can see pictures of him bonding with his wife and kids. The actor once admitted that he was lucky for ending up with her long time crush, Lisa Bonet. With a massive net worth and a seemingly perfect family, we’re pretty sure that the celebrity hunk has it all!
Beyonce – Est. $500 Million
From Destiny’s Child to Queen B! There is no doubt that Beyoncé is one of the most famous musicians to date. She has done so much with her career and was able to garner an estimated net worth of $500 million. The powerhouse diva got married to Jay Z, and they became not only one of Hollywood’s wealthiest couples but also one of the most successful. In 2014, they sold a whopping 300 million records combined. Talk about a power couple!
Beyoncé and Jay Z, together with their kids, are happy living together in their beautiful home– a mansion that has a top of the line home system security, luxurious vehicles acquired without loans, and more. Queen B might be splurging on luxurious things, but she never forgets to extend her hands to those who are in need. She always makes sure to give a generous amount to her long list of charities. It turns out that the singer doesn’t just earn gold— her heart is also made out of it.
Cynthia Nixon — Est. $60 Million
Cynthia Nixon is best known for playing the role of Miranda Hobbes in the super hit TV series Sex and the City. She even received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Nixon also appeared in a lot of films and plays which earned many accolades under her name such as the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her guest role in the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Little Foxes.
All of her hard work enabled her to earn a $60 million net worth, an amount that is reflective of her years of being a talented and successful actress. Aside from being on the big screen, Nixon is also an activist who campaigns for Human Rights. She must have a financial advisor to help her with investment planning and her finances. She may also have a retirement plan but by the looks of it, it is not going to happen anytime soon.
Jennifer Lopez — Est. $400 Million
Jennifer Lopez is one of the most accomplished celebrities and she deserves her net worth of $400 million. She does not disappoint in any of her performances since she gives her best, making her one of the living legends in Hollywood. Whether it’s music or film, J.Lo does a spectacular performance. 2017 has been Lopez’s best year yet as she sold over 70 million records internationally and a massive $1.3 billion cumulative gross income in her films.
The singer-actress’s personal life might not be as successful in the beginning, but she somehow took the lucky train in her recent relationship. She is now engaged with former New York Yankees baseball player, Alex Rodriguez in March 2019. She must be great at money management as her net worth continues to increase. She does not have to worry about mortgages and loans or even contacting a bankruptcy lawyer given the amount she has in her bank account.
Kaley Cuoco – Est. $55 Million
Kaley Cuoco has been in the industry for 20 years already. Now, her character is loved by fans as she played the role of the hot and adorable Penny in the long-running television series The Big Bang Theory. She received a lot of positive feedback for her various roles and even bagged a Satellite, Critics’ Choice, and People’s Choice Awards for the role. Cuoco delved into the film industry as well.
She appeared in several movies like Quicksand: No Escape, Growing Up Brady, Killer Movie, and The Wedding Ringer. Her personal life took all the right turns as well as Kaley married her boyfriend Scott Cook on June 30, 2018, after dating for about two years. All of her hard work paid off as she gained a net worth of $55 million. Cuoco is one of those celebrities who lives a quiet personal life and she also has real estate investments and luxurious vehicles.
Rihanna – Est. $400 MILLION
Undoubtedly, Rihanna belongs to the top singers in the industry. She is currently at the prime of her career and was able to earn an estimated net worth of $260 million. With hit singles, hit albums, and tours, she surely deserves her fortune. She single-handedly owned the music industry during her time when she had 14 singles that hit number 1 and 31 in the US. The singer-songwriter is considered one of the top-selling music artists of all time with more than 250 million records sold globally.
Though she is one of the most famous and wealthy artists today, she pressed charges against her then-boyfriend Chris Brown for assault in 2009. Thankfully, they were able to sort out her battles, and was able to rise above the unfortunate situation. Now, not only is she a great artist, but she has also been making investments such as her brand, Fenty. She made a wise move with her finances.
J.K. Rowling – Est. $1 BILLION
One of the most historic films that have been made is The Harry Potter film series. Of course, it came from the award-winning set of books that have the same title. As many would know, J.K. Rowling is the woman behind this popular novel. Her masterpieces are now translated to more than 60 languages all over the world and had a series of movie renditions that are celebrated globally until now.
Warner Brothers jumpstarted the success by taking on the first two books into life. That alone made more than $7.7 billion in the worldwide box office and the rest of the movies just smoothly followed. Along with her other published works, the continuous success of Harry Potter movies, books, and plays helped her achieve a $1 billion net worth. She must be great with investment planning and money management to maintain her huge net worth. Also, Rowling is known to help charitable institutions.
Victoria Beckham – Est. $450 MILLION
Victoria Beckham is one of the most prominent and wealthy celebrities in Hollywood. Popular as being Posh Spice, in the phenomenal girl group Spice Girls, she easily gained fame became every teenager’s idol. They sold more than $85 million worth of records internationally and instantly took the music scene by storm. The group is known as one of the best-selling female groups of all time. Unfortunately, they hit a bump on the road and disbanded in 2001.
Beckham then got a record deal as a solo artist under Virgin Records. Today, she is considered an iconic fashionista and has dozens of investments as well. Her high-profile partnership with other globally-known brands made her even more successful. After making her name in music and fashion, there is no doubt that her contributions will be timeless. She married his dream boy and football star David Beckham and together, they are raising their four adorable kids.
Julia Roberts – Est. $200 million
Julia Roberts is one of the highly-acclaimed actresses in the industry. Having a net worth of $200 million proves her skills. Thanks to her incredible talent in acting, Roberts became one of the highest-paid celebrities. Roberts was hailed as the highest-paid actress in 2003 earning a massive $25 million for her lead role in the movie Mona Lisa Smile. Not to mention her other equally successful movies like Pretty Woman, Notting Hill, Steel Magnolias, Erin Brokovich, and her recent film, Wonder.
Aside from her raw talent and charming personality, she was deemed by People’s magazine to be the Most Beautiful Woman in the World and won the award five times in a row. Her marriage to Lyle Lovett, unfortunately, ended when they hired an attorney following the intent to settle their split in 1995. She is happily married to Daniel Moder since 2002 and they have never been happier now that they are a family of five with their three beautiful children.
Sylvester Stallone – Est. $400 million
There are certainly successful and iconic roles under Sylvester Stallone’s name that made him into the actor that he is now. No questions about how he became popularly recognized around the globe. Stallone started his career with minor credits in films but it was his lead role as Rocky Balboa in the Rocky series which started in 1976 that catapulted his name into fame. After such an iconic role, the actor entered a short plateau until he landed another sure hit role as John Rambo in the 1983 hit movie Rambo. Since then, he was known as one of the most highly-paid actors of his time.
As an artist, he sees to it that he makes career variations and make investments in other aspects of the industry. That is why he also writes for some of the successful films he has worked on. With all his movie series and other projects, he currently has an estimated $400 million net worth and it continues to increase. Even with all the money, however, Stallone’s first Golden Globe Award in his movie Creed might be one of the best highlights of his career.
JESSICA ALBA – EST. $350 million
Jessica Alba is one of the hottest Hollywood stars not only during her heyday but until today. Though Alba made a career early as a childhood star, it was not until a famous film director and producer picked her among a thousand other people for the role of Max Guevara in the television series, Dark Angel that she became famous. This role instantly gave her the spot she deserves in the industry.
Then she wowed everybody in her breakthrough movie and her first lead role in the 2003 movie Honey. It was sweet sailing for her career after as she landed several major roles in popular films such as Fantastic Four, Goodluck Chuck, Little Fockers, and Mechanic Resurrection. She also made other investments and happens to be one of the founders of the successful business, The Honest Company. The company caters to personal and household products and sells baby products as well. With all her hard work and dedication, she was able to amass a net worth of $350 million.
Angelina Jolie – Est. $160 million
Angelina Jolie is no doubt one of the most successful actresses of all time. She has unbelievably high grossing films to her credit, which proves she deserves her net worth of $160 million. She is known as the daughter of the famous actor Von Voight and made her debut movie with him in the film Lookin’ To Get Out in 1982. It was not until she starred in the biographical cable films George Wallace and Gia that she was able to make a name of her own especially when she won her first Golden Globe Award in 1998.
It was a continuous uphill since then for this famous actress. Jolie then appeared in numerous high-grossing films like Girl, Interrupted, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, and Salt. Her most recent project was Disney’s fantasy picture Maleficent which also produced a sequel. Though her top priority is her kids as of the moment, the actress sure made numerous investments of her wealth and contributed to various charities as well.
Chuck Lorre – Est. $800 million
Chuck Lorre is a producer, writer, and director. He was hailed the “King of Sitcoms” not only because he is extremely talented and successful but also because he created and produced several successful sitcoms that we all have seen and loved. Some of his accomplished works are Grace Under Fire, Two and a Half Men, Mike & Molly, Young Sheldon, and The Big Bang Theory which is now known as the highest-rated comedy series in the United States.
Lorre’s geniuses were never unnoticed by his fans and colleagues as he received Golden Globes Awards for both his creations, Roseanne and Cybill. In 2019, he bagged a Golden Globe Award yet again for The Kominsky Method. With all his accomplishments and future projects, this popular yet very humble artist is still yet to achieve greater heights in the industry. With a couple more successful projects with the right investments as well, he is set to become a billionaire!
Charlize Theron – Est. $130 million
Charlize Theron was discovered in quite an interesting way. Reports surfaced that an agent saw her while she was fighting with a bank manager on Hollywood Boulevard. Back then she was just eighteen and struggling. So, when the manager refused to cash her check, she went rogue. Luckily, John Crosby, a talent manager, was just a few steps away from her and noticed her charm. He cashed the check for her and the rest, as they say, is history.
Theron then became an international star when she bagged the leading lady role in one of Hollywood’s iconic films, The Devil’s Advocate in 1997. With Theron’s unique beauty and raw talent, many productions made investments in her career then she instantly became the face of action films. She appeared on numerous commercially top-grossing action movies like The Italian Job, Hancock, Snow White and the Huntsman, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Old Guard. All thanks to this artist’s amazing talent and unending perseverance that she was able to earn an estimated net worth of $130 million to her name.
Dave Chappelle – Est. $50 million
Dave Chappelle earned his wealth through his passion for comedy. The actor, stand-up comedian, and now, a producer, has a massive net worth of $50 million. Reports say has a $20 million-per-release comedy special deal with Netflix and was able to release five since. This ongoing investment is a real gold mine! Chappelle has starred in different movies and comedy acts, and he is one of the success stories in the industry. He is the recipient of many accolades which included four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards.
To top it all off, he received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor which is considered America’s highest comedy honor. Hailed as the comic genius of America by Esquire, there is no stopping Dave Chappelle. Throughout his career, he has been signing multi-million dollar contracts with the biggest names in the industry all due to his wit and charm. May it be his roles in movies like Half Baked, The Nutty Professor, Con-Air, You’ve Got Mail, and A Star is Born or starring in his shows on HBO, Netflix, and Showtime, this comedian does not disappoint.
Jerry Seinfeld – Est. $92O million
Jerome Allen Seinfeld or famously known as Jerry Seinfeld is a well-known actor, writer, and producer. He was wise to make investments in people with the capacity to succeed. Seinfeld collaborated with Larry David and created a sitcom based on a semi-fictionalized version of himself. It instantly became a hit when it aired on NBC in 1989 and stayed in every home in America for 8 years.
Seinfeld is also a talented stand-up comedian and does extremely well with his forte, observational comedy. With this, he landed the 12th spot in being the greatest stand-up comedian of all time. He also wandered around the world of animated films when he starred in the film Bee Movie in 2007. Reports say that he earned more than $400 million since 1995 and is continuously gaining income for its re-runs as Seinfeld co-owns the show. No wonder he is just a shy away from being a billionaire!
James Patterson – Est. $850 million
James Patterson is one of the best-selling authors. His genres are but are not limited to thrillers, non-fiction, and romance novels. Some of his best and recognized works are Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club, and Witch and Wizard. His $850 million net worth ranks him as the third highest-paid writer of all time. Patterson’s masterpieces have earned a lot and have sold over 300 million copies all over the world. He created various revenues in selling e-books well.
It was a huge success that he was the first writer to ever sell a million e-books. This did not only result in a $95 million income but also earned him the top spot in Forbes’ highest-paid author in 2016 and two years after that. James won various awards such as an Edgar Award and a Literarian Award. He is also an advocate for making reading a national priority. That is why aside from his other investments, Patterson also donated money through grants and scholarships in the hopes of encouraging Americans to prioritize education and read more books.
Will Smith – Est. $350 million
Will Smith has starred in multiple roles and is considered one of the best comedians in Hollywood. Though his career started on a different path as a part of a rap group named DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, it was his talent in acting that made him the Will Smith we all know and love. He was cast as the lead star of NBC’s hit television series, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. It became a huge success that it ran for six seasons. Smith then decided to make a new investment for his career.
He explored new heights in the film industry where he was able to star in many blockbuster projects like The Pursuit of Happyness, Ali, and I Am Legend. Smith is the only actor who has eight movies that consecutively grossed more than a hundred million dollars and eleven consecutive movies to have banked $150 million or more. No wonder why he has an astonishing $350 million net worth as of 2020.
Eddie Murphy – Est. $120 million
Born on April 3, 1961, Edward Regan Murphy or who is famously known as Eddie Murphy is an American actor, comedian, writer, and singer. As a comedian, his career skyrocketed when he landed as a regular cast of Saturday Night Live in 1984. Murphy made a great success and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. As an actor, Murphy’s excellent performance in the film like Beverly Hills Cop series, 48 Hrs., Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor earned several Golden Globe nominations.
It was his portrayal as soul singer James “Thunder” Early, however, that landed him numerous awards such as an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and many other critics praises. In 2016, his movies earned more than $3.8 billion in the United States and Canada with an additional $6.7 billion income globally. Murphy now has an estimated net worth of $120 million and is still growing thanks to his other investments as well.
Leonardo DiCaprio – Est. $260 million
Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most prestigious actors in Hollywood. He started his career early and now has a $260 million net worth. The actor is known to play unconventional roles such in biopics and period films. In 2019, his movies were able to garner over $7.2 billion and he instantly became one of the highest-paid and most bankable actors in the world. Some of his most famous movies include Catch Me If You Can, Gangs of New York, Django Unchained, and Inception.
It was his lead role in the 1997 film Titanic with the gorgeous Kate Winslet, however, that made his career. It is also the film that made records in the industry as the first to ever hit the billion-dollar mark with a massive $343.6 billion revenue. Along with his other hit projects, he also made a personal investment in his production company Appian Way Productions which also produced some of his movies and series as well.
Drew Barrymore – Est. $125 million
Drew Barrymore is a Hollywood star who started as a child actress. She is also a producer and director who has amassed a net worth of $125 million. Admittedly, Barrymore shared that she has struggled with alcohol and illegal substances in her younger years. Being the strong woman that she is, Barrymore was able to climb back and worked even harder to achieve her current status. She then flooded the Hollywood flooring with her raw talent and undeniable charisma.
The actress starred in numerous successful films such as Riding in Cars with Boys, Charlie’s Angel, 50 First Dates, Big Miracle, and Miss You Already. Barrymore extended her wings and started her production company, Flower Films. She also launched her line of cosmetics which are doing great in the market until now. Lastly, she also ventured into other businesses such as wines and clothing. There is no doubt that her net worth will just keep on growing in the coming years.
Robert Downey Jr. – Est. $300 million
Robert Downey Jr. is one of the highest-paid actors today. Some say he was made to play Iron Man and we agree. He has been playing this role for years and it helped increase his net worth to $300 million. It is no secret that this actor struggled in his youth because of substance abuse but made a quick recovery and never looked back. In 2003, Mel Gibson helped him by paying his completion insurance for his movie The Singing Detective.
Since then, he stepped foot in the film industry with gusto and starred in movies like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Zodiac, and Tropic Thunder. It was his role as Tony Stark in Iron Man together with a cumulative ten movies that made him Hollywood’s sixth highest-grossing box office star with over $14.4 billion in income all over the world. Time magazine also hailed him as one of the most influential people in the world from 2013 to 2015.
Jessica Biel – Est. $18 million
Thanks to her remarkable acting talent and beauty, Jessica Biel was able to earn an estimated $18 million net worth throughout her career. Though she initially entered the industry as a singer in musical productions, it was her role in the longest-running family drama series 7th Heaven that truly started made her mark. With her increasing number of awards, she eventually began her career on the big screen.
Biel then starred in movies like The Rules of Attraction, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, and Hitchcock. The actress debuted as an executive producer in the drama series The Sinner where she played the leading role as well. She is now married to singer Justine Timberlake. Credits to this power couple’s combined net worth of an estimated to be $25 million, they are living more than comfortably. Reports say that they recently sold their penthouse in New York for $8 million.
Kate Hudson – Est. $80 million
Kate Hudson does not only have one of the most beautiful faces in Hollywood but is one of the wealthiest as well. She is even considered to be one of the highest-paid actresses in the industry. With a net worth of $80 million, she has re-acquired her childhood home since she wanted her kids to build memories there and she probably did not need any personal loans. Hudson’s Golden Globe award for her movie Almost Famous earned a spot in many other movies like How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Raising Helen, Bride Wars, and Marshall.
Her other business venture is a fitness brand with a membership program, Fabletics, which now has over 30 branches in North America. She has published books as well such as Pretty Happy: Healthy Way to Love Your Body and Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition which helps people to have a healthier and more positive outlook in life.
Britney Spears – Est. $215 million
Britney Spears rose to fame in the 1990s. She started her career, however, at The Mickey Mouse Club together with Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling, and Keri Russel. The Princess of Pop signed her first contract with Jive Records in 1997 where she had her two diamond studio albums, …Baby One More Time and Oops!… I Did It Again which holds numerous chart-topping songs. Both albums skyrocketed Spears’s earnings of more than 1.3 million copies in its first week along.
She has over 100 million sold records globally which makes her one of the world’s best-seller artists! Her investments do not end in the music industry as she also launched a perfume brand with Elizabeth Arden. It has become a worldwide success as she surpassed the $1.5 billion sales mark in just eight years. It is no surprise that she now has an estimated net worth of $215 million and it is with absolute certainty that it will just grow even more.
Keanu Reeves – Est. $360 million
Despite being famous and playing successful roles, Keanu Reeves is known for his humble way of living in the hopes of having a normal life. This talented Canadian actor had his film debut in 1986 with the movie Youngblood. His breakthrough role, however, is the science fiction comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Shortly after the film’s success, he was able to make his mark in Hollywood’s box office films such as The Devil’s Advocate, The Lake House, and Street Kings.
He was pushed further into the A-list status when his role in Speed did not only earned him two Academy Awards but a total of $350 million in revenue as well. Following that success is his sci-fi action film trilogy of The Matrix which has a total of $1.6 billion income. Nothing can compare to his earnings in his latest action movie series, John Wick. It earned a massive income of $4.6 billion worldwide. His current net worth of an estimated $360 million is far away from its full potential considering he has upcoming projects and other investments as well.
Justin Bieber – Est. $285 million
There is no doubt that Justine Bieber is one of the most successful artists in the industry. At the age of 11, he is already earning a lot of money. With all the support from his family, friends, and fans, he was able to succeed in the industry despite the setbacks that he experienced in the past. Bieber started working with Usher and signed with the Raymond Braun Media Group. He is the first solo artist to ever have seven songs from a debut record to land on the Billboard Hot 100.
Though he indeed earned a lot of money from his albums, it was his first solo concert tour, My World, that grossed an income of $53.3 million. He landed several endorsements as well like Calvin Klein. Now that he is 26, he married his girlfriend Hailey Baldwin and he is quite mature now. Having a net worth of $285 million, he must have made an investment account to prepare for his future children.
Gary Busey – less than est. $0.5 million
Gary Busey may be familiar to you as he appeared in more than 150 movies like A Star Is Born, Lethal Weapon, Predator 2, Black Sheep, Lost Highway, and Behaving Badly. Busey is also famous for his appearances in numerous television shows such as Gunsmoke, Walker, Texas Ranger, Law & Order, and Entourage. His lead role for the movie The Buddy Holly Story where he played as Buddy Holly nagged him an Academy Award nomination and a National Society Film of Critics Award for Best Actor.
Busey, unfortunately, is known for his rampant substance abuse and unfiltered behavior on reality shows like Celebrity Big Brother. Although Busey has worked for more than 50 years, he still suffered some serious financial issues and filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2012. Busey said he has no other investments and has $50,000 or less in assets, while his liabilities are in the $500,000 to $1 million range. He can bank on his glorious movie history though and make a comeback.
Dr. Phil – Est. $400 million
Thanks to his popular show, there is no doubt that Dr. Phil is making millions. Philip Calvin McGraw or popularly known as Dr. Phil had a doctorate in Clinical Psychology before he switched to practice Psychological Therapy instead. The show, Dr. Phil, first started in a small segment on Oprah Winfrey’s show in the late 1990s. Fortunately, he became popular. Through hard work, dedication, and a little help from Oprah, Dr. Phil has his show and it became a hit.
In 2007, his show reached more than 6.69 million viewers which is a few viewers away from The Oprah Winfrey Show. Eventually, McGraw ranked 30th on Forbes’ Celebrity list 100. By the year 2020, he leaped to the 22nd spot of Forbes’ list with estimated earnings of $65.5 million. He currently has an estimated net worth of $400 million, and he made a real estate investment in $30 million houses in Beverly Hills with state of the art home security systems.
NICKI MINAJ – Est. $85 million
Nicki Minaj is one of the most successful artists in the industry today. Dubbed as the rap queen, she sells albums worldwide like hot pancakes. Known as one of the best female rappers of her time, the Anaconda Queen has sold more than a hundred million records internationally. Nicki bagged more than 22 awards from prestigious awarding bodies such as the American Music Awards, BET Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and Billboard Award.
All in all, she was able to gain a net worth of $85 million. Not only does her net worth come from her hit albums, but also it comes from tours, and reports suggest that she made $12 million as a judge on American Idol Season 12. She also made some smart investments by collaborating with famous brands such as MAC Cosmetics, music production, and film. With no plans of retiring from stardom, she is still releasing singles that reach the top of the chart and her net worth just keeps getting bigger and bigger.
Steven Spielberg – Est. $3.7 billion
Steven Spielberg has got to be one of the best artists that have ever walked through the halls of Hollywood. This man needs no introduction as his name spells success, no matter where you go. He directed and produced numerous successful films and received over 370 awards from the most prestigious and respectable organization in the industry. His latest project was West Side Story which was released last December 2020. This badass film director also has a fun side as he is a known avid gamer as well.
He collaborated with EA in creating games that are being enjoyed by many until now. The successful director, producer, and screenwriter has a gigantic net worth of $3.7 billion. Yes, you read it right! It has also been reported that he had an annual salary of $150 million. With that kind of wealth, he could already retire and enjoy his investments and wealth. But no! Spielberg is quite far from retiring, as he loves his work so much.
Christina Aguilera – Est. $160 million
Christina Aguilera is famous from the early 1990s up to now. She is known for her soprano voice with a four-octave vocal range and is often compared to iconic artists like Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. Aguilera was able to sell more than a hundred million records across the globe and she is not stopping. Aside from her upcoming projects and several endorsements, this talented singer also lends her talent as a coach in the television series singing competition, The Voice, for six seasons.
Though she is not that active anymore, she must have made some savings and is working with a financial advisor to maintain her net worth of $160 million. After all, Aguilera sold multiple hits during her prime. She also won multiple awards from the industry’s prestigious and reputable bodies. In 2013, she was reported to purchase a real estate in Beverly Hills that has the price tag of $10 million and was previously owned by Ozzy Osbourne.
Ruselle Wilson – Est. $125 million
As a popular professional football player in the NFL, Russell Wilson’s salary is considerable. According to the report, Wilson inked a four-year extension deal with the Seattle Seahawks, which means Wilson can get a total of $140 million. In addition to this, there was even a $65 million signing bonus on top of the contract. Just between 2018 and 2019, Wilson earned $9 million from endorsements. With his skyrocketing income, Russell Wilson became the highest-paid player in the NFL.
Well, he certainly has the goods to back it up as he is commended as one of the most efficient and athletic dual-threat quarterbacks of all time. Besides, as the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, Wilson is still at the prime of his career, the figure may rise in the future. Apart from his football career, Wilson also made investments outside his craft. He is the co-owner of a Major League Soccer team, the Seattle Sounders. The player grew proud of his team as they bagged the winning the MLS Cup Championship in 2019.
Celine Dion – Est. $800 million
Who does not know Celine Dion? She is not only one of the living legends in the music industry but she is also known as one of the most down to Earth artists. With humble beginnings and a fruitful journey, Dion has a great success story in the industry. She is often recognized and renowned for her powerful and technically-skilled vocals. Dion was able to sell 200 million copies of her album worldwide and was dubbed as one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Celine Dion is also known for her amazingly entertaining concerts and she performs in front of thousands of fans until now. With all her earnings in her albums, shows, tours, and other ventures, there is no doubt that she earned her $800 million net worth. She was happily married to her then-husband Rene Angelil until he died in 2016. Dion also has an extensive real estate portfolio, which definitely comes with updated insurance coverage.
Chris Hemsworth – Est. $90 million
Chris Hemsworth made his name in Hollywood and currently belongs to the list of highest-paid actors. He is made for the role of Thor and he has given so much justice to the role. With his good looks, great talent, and let’s not forget, his appearance in several Marvel Cinematic Universe films, he was able to achieve a net worth of $90 million. He starred in many action films as well such as Star Trek, Snowhite and the Huntsman, Men in Black: International, and his recent Netflix special, Extraction.
As for his personal life, he is happily married to the ever-gorgeous Spanish actress Elsa Pataky. The couple now has a daughter and twin sons. The family of five now resides in Bayron Bay, Australia. He made a recent investment near the beach as a rest house for his family. If he’s not busy being the God of Thunder, he can be seen bonding with his wife and kids.