the 10 Richest Celebrities In The World & Their Net-Worth – It is astounding when you take a look at the net worth of some celebrities of contemporary times. They are sometimes more than the total net worth of the population of a city, town or even a small country.
With fame and honours, these celebrities chunk in incredible moolahs for their work; Today, we are going to find out the 10 richest of them all. So, here’s presenting
The 10 Richest Celebrities In The World & Their Net-Worth.
- 1 The 10 Richest Celebrities In The World & Their Net-Worth.
- 2 Celine Dion ($800 Million)
- 3 Dr. Dre ($800 Million)
- 4 Madonna ($800 Million)
- 5 P Diddy ($820 Million)
- 6 Jerry Seinfeld ($870 Million)
- 7 Jay-Z ($900 Million)
- 8 J.K Rowling ($1 Billion)
- 9 Paul McCartney ($1.2 Billion)
- 10 Oprah Winfrey ($3.2 Billion)
- 11 Steven Spielberg ($3.7 Billion)
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Celine Dion ($800 Million)
Starting our list of Richest Celebrities In The World & Their Net-Worth at number 10 is Canadian singer and businesswoman Celine Dion. With a net worth of $800 million, Dion is one of the most celebrated singers of all time.
This five-time Grammy-winning artist is known for hit singles Because You Loved Men, Think Twice, Power of Love, A New Day Has Come, It’s All Coming Back To Me Now, I’m Alive, among others.
Her signature song My Heart Will Go On from the 1997 film Titanic is the eighth best-selling single of all time with 18 million copies of it being sold worldwide.
The best-selling Canadian artist and 11th worldwide with a record sale of 200 million copies, Dion has also released music in German, French, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Latin, Spanish and Japanese.
Dr. Dre ($800 Million)
Next up at number 9 comes American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
Dr. Dre with a net worth of $800 million.
Winner of six Grammy awards, he is considered a pioneer in popularizing West Coast G-funk style of rap music. Some of his key works include Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang, Let Me Ride. Bad Intentions, among others. Rolling Stone has ranked him at number 56 in its list of “Greatest Artists of All-Time”.
He has been cited as the influence of artists like Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac and Kendrick Lamar.
Madonna ($800 Million)
Coming in at number 8 is American singer-songwriter, actress and businesswoman Madonna with a net worth of $800 million.
One of the most influential figures of the 20th century, this “Queen of Pop” is nowhere near stopping anytime soon. Winner of seven Grammy awards, two Golden Globe awards and holder of a whopping 16 Guinness World Records, this legend is the best-selling female artist of all time and the fourth overall with 300 million records of her being sold worldwide.
Having given the world iconic hits like Like A Prayer, Vogue, Like A Virgin, Frozen, Take A Bow, Papa Don’t Preach, 4 Minutes, among others, she is also the highest-grossing solo touring artist of all time.
P Diddy ($820 Million)
Grabbing the 7th spot on our list of 10 richest celebrities in the world is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and actor P Diddy aka Sean Combs with a net worth of $820 million.
The three-time Grammy-winning artist is known for his hit singles Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down, I’ll be Missing You, Been Around the World, Satisfy You, Shake Ya Tailfeather, among others.
He is also considered one of the key figures to have made huge waves in the hip-hop music world, and for all the right reasons.
Jerry Seinfeld ($870 Million)
Next up at number 6 on our list is American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, director and producer Jerry Seinfeld with a net worth of $870 million.
Gaining worldwide recognition after playing himself in the popular sitcom Seinfeld, he is considered to be one of the best in the world when it comes to observational comedy and deadpan comedy.
This Golden Globe-winning actor was also ranked by Comedy Central as the “12th Greatest Stand-Up Comedian of All Time”.
Jay-Z ($900 Million)
Breaking into the top 5 of our list of 10 Richest Celebrities In The World & Their Net-Worth is an American rapper and businessman Jay-Z with a net worth of $900 million.
The 21-time Grammy-winning artist has sold 50 million albums and 74 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time.
He has also been named by MTV as the “Greatest MC of All Time”. Additionally, he has number one albums on Billboard 200 (14) than any other solo artist in the world.
Some of his best works are Can’t Knock the Hustle, Girls, Girls Girls, Dirt Off Your Shoulder, Run This Town, Ni**as in Paris, Izzo, 99 Problems, among others.
J.K Rowling ($1 Billion)
Coming in at number 4 on our list is British novelist, screenwriter and producer Joanne Rowling, popularly known as J.K. Rowling with a net worth of $1 billion.
The creator of the world’s best-selling book series of all time – Harry Potter – which sold more than 500 million copies sold worldwide, Rowling is the ultimate rags-to-riches story that we see in fairy tales.
From living on state benefits to becoming the world’s first billionaire author, she is truly an inspiration.
In fact, her publishers were initially afraid that young boys would not be interested in reading a novel by a female author, as a result of which, she used only her initials in her novels.
Look where she is now!
Paul McCartney ($1.2 Billion)
Grabbing a spot on the top 3 of our list of 10 richest celebrities in the world is English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and composer Paul McCartney.
Gaining legendary status from being one of the members of iconic rock band The Beatles, McCartney has served as the inspiration for thousands of artists that rules the charts today.
Winner of 18 Grammy awards, he has written and co-written 32 songs that have reached Billboard Hot 100.
As a member of The Beatles, he has sold more than 600 million copies (the best-selling music artist) and as a solo artist, he has sold more than 100 million copies, which is still counting. Need we say more?
Oprah Winfrey ($3.2 Billion)
Coming in at number 2 on our list is American media proprietor, talk show host, producer-actress and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey with a net worth of $3.2 billion.
Known as the “Queen of All Media”, her talk shows The Oprah Winfrey Show was the highest rated TV program of its kind in history, running from 1986 to 2011.
The richest African-American, North America’s first black multi-billionaire, the greatest black philanthropist and the most influential woman in the world, are all the titles that she is described as and rightfully so.
This is one woman who gives us hope and love is all that we have for her.
Steven Spielberg ($3.7 Billion)
Number 1 on our list of 10 richest celebrities in the world comes American director, producer and screenwriter Steven Spielberg with a net worth of $3.7 billion.
Considered to be a pioneer of the New Hollywood era, Spielberg has given the world some of the iconic films ever such as Jaws, E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial, The Color Purple, Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, Jurassic Park, among others.
The Academy Award-winning director is also the highest-grossing director in the history of cinema, with his films earning more than $9 billion worldwide.
His contribution to the genre of science fiction remains unmatched. So is his addressing of humanistic issues such as civil rights war, Holocaust, terrorism in his films. Genius is an understatement!
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