Known for luxury lifestyles, wealth, and affluence, their expensive cars, jewelry, clothes, houses and more, our beloved celebrities are indeed a sight to behold. Well, you may ask, don’t these celebrities go bankrupt after spending so much? We have your answer.
Celebrities make really good fortunes from what they do. Also, most of these celebrities don’t just have a single line of business or job. Quite a number of them have diversified sources of income, where they put in efforts and work hard day and night to build their wealth.
Follow closely as we explore some of the world’s richest celebrities. We’ve selected a number of them from various industries to add a bit of variety. With no further ado, let’s dive right in; drum rolls please!
1. George Lucas:
If you’ve ever asked the question, ‘who is the richest celebrity?’ Then here is your guy. George Lucas is a 77 years old American filmmaker and entrepreneur, and he created the award-winning movies “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones.” He also founded Lucas Arts and Lucasfilm, and in 2012, George sold Lucasfilm to Walt Disney. George is also into the real estate business, with some of his estates situated in California, U.S.A.
George Lucas tops this list, with a whopping net worth of $10 billion.
2. Steven Spielberg:
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, Steven Spielberg is a 75 years old American movie producer, writer, and director. He ventured into movie production at a very young age of 13 and he produced a 40 minutes movie with the title “Escape to Nowhere,” which won him his first award at that time.
Steven Spielberg has in his bag various awards and recognition including two academy awards for the best director. He comes second on this list, as he has an estate worth about $200 million; his total net worth is $7.5 billion.
3. Kanye West:
Born on June 8, 1977, in Atlanta Georgia, Kanye is a black American award-winning rapper, music producer, songwriter, and fashion designer. Kanye West is the sole owner of “Yeezy” a streetwear brand that is worth about $1.3 billion; he also owns a private jet (Double-decker Boeing 747), a mansion in California, and a fleet of expensive luxury cars. Kanye currently has a net worth of $6.6 billion.
4. Oprah Winfrey:
Oprah Winfrey is a black American TV host, producer, actress, author, and media expert. Oprah Winfrey is the chairperson of Harpo production and the Winfrey network. Her wealth is traced to passionate hard work in TV shows, authoring books and magazines, and acting. She was born on January 29, 1954, and Oprah has a total net worth of $3.5 billion.
5. Jami Gertz :
56 years old Jami Gertz is an American actress born in Chicago; she has starred in quite a several including Still Standing, Less Than Zero, Listen to Me, The Lost Boys, etc. Though her wealth has been criticized by some, as it has reportedly been traced to her husband, Antony Ressler. Yep, we decided to add a controversial one to the list.
Antony Ressler is a billionaire businessman and investor and the co-founder of Apollo Global Management, and Ares Management. In 2015, Antony Ressler and Jami Gertz bought some stake of NBA team Atlanta Hawks, for about $800 million, and presently Atlanta Hawks is worth about $1.5 billion. Jami Gertz’s net worth is $3 billion, and she hashes her among the billionaire celebrities.
6. Kimberly Kardashian:
Kim was born on October 21,198021, in 1980s Angeles, and is an American businesswoman, actress, producer, and model. She owns about 72% of KKW Beauty, a specialist manufacturer of beauty products, and 60% of skims; a brand of shape wears.
Kim has a strong influence on social media, which has won her millions of followers on Instagram and Twitter, respectively. Kimberly’s net worth is valued at $1.4 billion making her the sixth richest celebrity on this list.
Were you surprised that your favorite celebrity didn’t appear here? Well, this is just a list of some of the world’s richest celebrities. Now, have you ever imagined what it takes to be listed among the top richest celebrities in the world? It isn’t an easy feat by any means but never say never. Eat right, stay fit and continue to make legitimate money moves; one day, it might just be you taking up a number on our list of the world’s richest celebs.