We all have celebrities that we love, and our extreme love for those celebrities causes curiosity into many aspects of their life. Learning the money, they’re earning in their celeb profession is always fascinating, and sometimes it is nice to know who the richest celebrities out there really are. If this information is what you seek, you’ve come to the right place to get those answers. Continue reading to learn more about the richest celebrities in the world.
Writer, director, producer, and Star Wars creator George Lucas is one of the richest celebrities in the world with an estimated net worth of $5.1 billion. Although Star Wars is Lucas’ most popular series, he also created 1986’s Labyrinth, starring David Bowie; The land Before Time in 1988; and the Indiana Jones series.
Steven Spielberg has an estimated $3.7 billion. The name is one known to most people, as he is responsible for brilliant movies like the Jaws series, 1980’s E.T., Back to the Future, and many others. He’s won numerous awards during his career, which began at the tender age of 15.
As probably expected, Oprah is also one of the richest celebrities in the world with an estimated net worth of $3.2 million. She also earns an income of about $300 million annually. The talk show queen, magazine editor, TV show network owner, and media mogul is now one of the most influential people in America.
With a net worth of $5 billion, Dina Merrill is also one of the richest celebrities in the world. Merrill is an actress, a philanthropist, and an heiress married to Wall Street broker Edward Hutton.
British musician Paul McCartney is one of the most successful artists of all time, with his most prominent work as a member of the group The Beatles. McCartney has a net worth of about $1.2 billion.
Actress and philanthropist Jami Gertz has a net worth of $2 billion. Gertz is married to billionaire Tony Ressler, to whom she owes much of her net worth. Ressler co-founded Ares Management.
Although some call him Puffy, and others call him Puff Daddy, Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs is a successful producer, designer, and music artist known to many. He has a net worth of $820 million. Diddy created the Bad Boys record label, and, at one time, was linked to actress/artist Jennifer Lopez.
With a net worth of $810 million, Jay Z is another of the richest celebrities in the world. Married to Beyoncé and the father of Blue Ivy, Jay Z is most known as a rapper and producer, as well as owner of Rocafella Records. He is also owner of the Washington Wizards NBA team.
Did your favorite celebrity make the list of richest listed above? These stars all make handsome figures each year, but there’s plenty others who are also faring well with their bank accounts. Stay tuned for more celebrity wealth information in the near future.