- 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 towards the genre of science fiction remains unmatched. So is his addressing of humanistic issues such civil rights war, Holocaust, terrorism in his films. Genius is an understatement!
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