Have you ever paid any heed to know that how rich a celebrity can be by his or her hard labor? Well, it is a well known fact that, celebrities make a huge amount of money. But the summation of their wealth is enough to make you stern and amazed at the same time. Here, to enlighten you, the net worth and a little more facts about the top ten richest celebrities in the world have been described below.
1. George Lucas
Net worth: $900 million USD
Salary: $233 million USD per year
Born: May 14, 1994 (Modesto, California, US)
Wife: Present wife Mellody Hobson
Famous Movies: American graffiti, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi, Willow, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and so on
Education: Studied Cinematography in the University of Southern California
Achievements: Life Achievement Award (June 9, 2005), nominated for four Academy awards and a large number of achievements on different category
This ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Indiana Jones’ creator was a chairman of Lucas film (later sold out to The Walt Disney Company) who was very much fascinated about car racing in his early age. This richest filmmaker was married to film editor Marcia Lou Griffin and together they adopted 3 children and then he was married to Mellody Hobson after his divorce of the first marriage. He and his later wife founded a museum named ‘The Lucas Museum’ of Narrative Art.
2. Steven Spielberg
Net Worth: $3.7 billion USD
Salary: $150 million USD per year
Born: December 18, 1946 (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Wife: Amy Irving was his first wife and they took divore in 1989 and then he was married to Kate Capshaw in 1991 who was an actress
Political Views: He believes in democracy
Passion: Collecting things like paintings, drawings, movie lover
Education: Hegraduated from Saratoga high school and then admitted himself to California State University, Long Beach ( After getting three times rejection of his application to the University of Southern California School of Theater, Film and Television)
Achievements: His films are three times Academy Award winner and nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe
Best Movies: Schindler’s List, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial and so on
Upcoming Movies: West Side Stories, Indiana Jones 5, Robopocalypse
This American director, screenwriter and producer is an epic persona now in the world of richest celebrities who started to build his own fortune from his very young age. He got his first award at the age of 13 for his 40 minutes short film named ‘Escape to Nowhere’ that was filmed about war called and from then he created a totally new era for the mighty Hollywood! He is the first ever director who earned $10 billion at the global box office for his movie Ready Player One and also nominated for an Oscar and also a Golden Globe for directing one of his another films named ‘The Post’.
3. Oprah Winfrey
Net worth: $3.2 billion USD
Salary: $300 million USD per year
Born: January 29, 1954 (age 65)
Title: chairwomen and CEO of Harpo Productions (1986-present), Chairwomen, CEO and CCO of the Oprah Winfrey Network (2011-present)
Husband: Stedman Graham (1986-present)
Children: Canaan (born c. 1968- died c. 1968)
Occupation: Host, actress, author, producer, philanthropist
Famous movies: The Color Purple, Alice Walker (worked also as a producer), Adaptation etc.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA; Golden Globes USA; Primetime Emmy Awards; Black Film Critics Circle Awards; Black Reel Awards; Christopher Awards; Daytime Emmy Awards; Golden Apple Awards; Image Awards (NAACP); International Emmy Awards etc.
Books: What I Know for Sure; The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations; Journey to Beloved; Food, Health and Happiness: 115 on-Point Recipes for Great Meals and Better Life etc.
Homes: presently lives on “The promised Land” in Montecito, California
Passion: Flying in her favourite English Muffin from Napa
Education: she won a full scholarship to “Tennessee State University”
Collection: Huge car collections including: Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing; Global Express XRS; Gulfstream G650; Cadillac Escalade; Tesla Model S; Lincolin Navigator; Mercedes S550.
Food: Shrimp, barramundi and wine are her favourite from her healthy diet chart
It is undoubtedly astonishing that, Oprah’s childhood was full of abuse and in the line of poverty. Also, unfortunately she was raped at the age of nine and got pregnant at 14 and sadly, she fell victim to liquor and drugs, opium at a very young age. But again it is delighting to hear that, she has overcome all her pathetic issues of life and has lodged in her name in the list of the most successful and wealthy woman in the history of Hollywood. She is the first black African-American woman who has attained the capability of being a billionaire by her frank and relentless hard labor.
4. Michael Jordan
Net Worth: $1.7 billion USD
Salary: $80 million USD per year
Born: February 17, 1963 (New York City, New York)
Title: Highest paid athlete of all time
Wife: He is married to Juanita Vanoy in September 1989 but this marriage failed dramatically and then he tied his knot with Yvette Prieto in April, 2013
Occupation: Basketball Player
House: He has his dream house in Florida worth of $12.8 million and already has spent $2.8 million on an aristocrat house near Charlotte
Education: His high school was Emsley A. Laney and college was North Carolina
Achievements: NBA champion (6 times), Most Valuable Player Award (5 times) and 14 time all-star, 2 gold medals and numerous other awards
Cars: He has a huge collection of cars such as Chevrolet C4 Corvette, Ferrari 512 TR, Porsche 911, Toyota Land Cruiser, Aston Martin DB7 Volante and many more
This most powerful and ancient professional athlete and basketball player of America, first led the Chicago Bulls at his early age and then Washington Wizards and then took retirement in 2003 for good. His level of Exuberant takes another level of aristocracy that differs him from the others with his rich amount of cars, private jet and as well as Yacht collection. He is not only an athlete but also a successful businessman with a high rate of net worth who knows how to turn his intelligence into billions.
5. Paul McCartney
Net Worth: $1.2 billion USD
Salary: $54 million USD per year
Born: June 18, 1942 (Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom)
Wife: Linda Eastman,Heather Mills (2002-2008) and then Nancy Shevell married in 2011
Occupation: singer, Songwriter, musician, composer, record and film producer
Music Groups: The Beatles, Paul McCartney and Wings
TV Shows: The Beatles Anthology, Arena
Albums: Egypt Station, Ram, Abbey Road, New, Mc Cartney, Tug of Life and so on
Passion: Writing new songs and working on them is still his passion
Cars: Rolls Royce Phantom V, Radford Mini Cooper 5, Austin Princess, Lamborghini 400GT and many more
Education: Joseph Williams Junior School, Liverpool Institute
Achievements: A long list of achievement is in his basket some of them are Kennedy Center Honors (2016), Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Best Rock Song, American Music Award of Merit and so on
This iconic legend and Beatles star is very much famous and achieved his glory as co-lead vocalist and bassist with his historic success in song writing with John Lennon! In this era of pop music he has made a revolutionary influence with his achievements of 100 singles sales, 100 million album sales and 60 gold discs. This popular individual was started his career in 1956 and made history by owning his name in the Guinness book of world records as the most successful singer worth net of billion dollars.
6. JK Rowling
Net Worth: $1 billion USD
Salary: $75 million USD per year
Born: July 31, 1965 (Yate, United Kingdom)
Husband: Her present spouse is Neil Murray
Occupation: British author, screenwriter, television producer, film producer, philanthropist
Genre: Fantasy, young adult fiction, crime fiction, tragicomedy, drama
Famous Books: Harry Potter Series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Casual Vacancy and many more
Best Sale: Harry potter series (500 million of copies are sold across the world)
Education: University of Exeter
Achievements: British Book Award, Sheffield Children’s Book Award, gold winner, short listed for the Guardian Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal and many more
This famous ‘Harry Potter’ fantasy writer needs no word to introduce! We all still see the craze of the series ‘Harry Potter ‘among the people of all ages. Undoubtedly, her excellent writing skills gave her the opportunity of owning multiple awards and handsome amount of estimated salary. Though she was struggling with money at her early age but now she has all the money she wanted and also made herself involved in charity works and humanitarian causes showing all her kindness and big heart. Although Christians have banned the Harry potter series as they think it promotes witchcrafts and has many satanic references and subtext but it could not make her stop being the first writer to become a billionaire!
7. David Copperfield
Net Worth: $1 billion USD
Salary: $71 million USD per year
Born: September 16, 1956 (age 63)
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Partner: Chloe Gosselin
Famous Movies: Terror train, Oh My God ( documentary film), The Amazing Race.
Achievement: 11 Guinness World Records , Emmy Awards, Living Legend Award
Other business: resort in the Islands, Bahamas
Collection: there is a huge collection of illusions in his secret “Magic Museum”, Houses: Manson in Las Vegas; Private Island etc.
Education: Metuchen High School, graduated in 1974
Children: 1 daughter
The famous magician David Copper has an amazing sense of illusionary storytelling capability and also, he is the most commercially successful magician in history at the same time, without any doubt. He started showing his magnificent talent of magic by the age of 10 and by the age of 12 he started to attend the “Society of American Magicians” as the youngest learner. You will be surprised to know that, this Jewish magician’s zodiac sign is Virgo that means, perfection is the mean motive of this sign’s people and Copperfield shows that greatly by his magic so far. Still this living legend is giving his toil for making new illusions for the appeasement of his huge fans.
Net Worth: $1 billion USD
Salary: $76 million USD per year
Born: December 4, 1969 (New York City, New York, US)
Other Names: Hova, HOV, Jigga
Occupation: at a straight a rapper, song writer, producer, composer, philanthropist, record executive and so on.
Genre: Hip hop
Passion: Fashion, Philanthropy, Fashion
Albums: Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, 4:44, The Black Album, American Gangster and so on
Education: Instead of being admitted in different high schools like Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, George Westinghouse Career and technical Education High school in downtown Brooklyn and Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New York, he did not complete his high school education and could not collect any degree in his basket
Achievements: Only rapper with 22 Grammy awards also he was nominated for 216 awards and achieved 110 from them
This American multitalented, famous and professional rapper and songwriter’s real name is Shawn Corey Carter and mostly known as Jay-Z professionally. He is also an entrepreneur and investor who is the founder of clothing wear named ‘Rocawear‘ and an entertainment company named ‘Roc Nation’ and these business ventures and the sales of his records have put his name in the list of the highest net worth. Even his wife Beyonce is also a millionaire with $350 million net worth.
9. Jerry Seinfeld
Net Worth: $950 million
Salary: $32 million USD per year
Born: in 1954, Brooklyn, United States (age 65).
Wife: Jessica Sklar
Famous Movies: Seinfeld, Bee movie, Benson, Jerry before Seinfeld, Pros Cons
Passion: His passion and hobby is mainly collecting cars of different most expensive and luxurious brands
Education: Massapequa High School (college: Queens College, City University of New York)
This eponymous show creator is one of the highest paid celebrities of the Hollywood who is not only an actor but also a comedian, writer, producer and director. With the playing of his own semi-fictionalized character, he made his very first great impression towards the audience and became popular. And now we all know his estimated net worth is almost a billion dollars. This rich figure owns about 150 coolest cars in his own collection among them numerous number of Porsche is just nothing but his cup of tea. This actor is married to his only wife for 20 years and now together they have 3 children.
10. Kylie Jenner
Net Worth: $900 million USD
Salary: $170 million USD per year
Born: August 10, 1997 (Los Angeles, California, U.S.)
Husband: Travis Scott (2017-2019)
Occupation: Television celebrity, model, entrepreneur
Best Work: “Keeping up with the Kardashians” a reality series starred with her family
Education: Sierra Canyon School and Laurel Springs School
Business: Clothing line, Cosmetic line
This American and the youngest self-made billionaire is a media figure who made this net worth at the age of 21. This mega-force started her clothing brand Pacsun with the collaboration of her sister and together they named it ‘Kendall and Kylie’ and she also has a cosmetic line which is very much famous across the world and increased her followers and net worth.
So, this is the list of top 10 Hollywood celebrities with the richest net worth so far! They are playing a significant role in the world of entertainment and also they are very much efficient in their own sectors. They never fail to fulfill our demands to entertain us. So it is obvious to realize that all their successes are worth it!