Which celebrities have the highest net worth? You’re about to find out. Today, we will be turning out attention to the richest of celebrities in the world of entertainment and their net worth.
There are definitely more than 17 richest celebrities in the world, but the list has to start somewhere! It’s no new fact that celebrities make a lot of money, but how much money they make, may surprise you! Celebrities listed today on our list may include some familiar faces, but others may appear shocking to you.
From actors to basketball players, to musicians, these celebrities have had wonderful years in their various areas of skill which have been very kind on their wallets. So, without much delay, let’s begin our countdown from number 17 of the richest celebrities with the highest net worth…
Richest Celebrities and Their Net Worth
17. James Cameron – Net Worth: $700 million
Next on our list is a Canadian born director who is the creative force behind films like The Terminator, Aliens, Rambo II, The Abyss, Terminator 2, True Lies, Titanic and Avatar, James Cameron. His movies have earned over $1.9 billion in the US alone, and he is estimated to be worth $700 million.
16. Bono – Net Worth: $700 million
At number 15 come, Bono, another celebrity to make it to the ranks of our richest celebrities in 2019, raking in $700 million over his long career with the band U2. He is a Singer, musician, philanthropist, and is the 2nd richest rock star in the world.
15. Diddy – Net Worth: $740 million
Sean John Combs, also known as P Diddy, is an American singer, actor, and rapper from New York City. After series of name changes, the American Hip Hop artistes may soon have a new moniker: billionaire.
He’s closing in on ten-digit wealth on account of his lucrative deal with Diageo’s Ciroc, as well as huge stakes in TV network Revolt, alkaline water brand Aquahydrate and tequila DeLeon. He currently is worth $740 million.
14. Celine Dion – Net Worth: $800 million
Celine Dion is no doubt one of the greatest singers and songwriters of all time. She is famous for her hit song “My Heart Will Go On,” which was featured in the movie ‘Titanic’. Celine Dion has always pursued her dream of becoming a professional singer which of course, came true, earning her a net worth of $800 million.
13. James Patterson – Net Worth: $800 million
James Patterson is a prolific author with an incredible amount of book sales. He has a net worth of $800 million, making him the wealthiest American author. The only writer who makes more and has a bigger net worth is J.K Rowling.
12. Tiger Woods – Net Worth: $800 million
Since he turned pro in 1996 at age 20, Tiger Woods has won 81 PGA Tour victories. However, the pro golfer had suffered major setbacks in recent years and has only won two major titles in the last 5 years – THE TOUR Championship in 2018, and Masters Tournament in 2019. But, despite his lack of silver, he still remains one of the greatest golfers of all time with a staggering $800 million net worth to show for it.
11. Dr Dre – Net Worth: $800 million
As of 2018, he is the third richest figure in hip hop, with a net worth of US$770 million. But this year, 2019, Dr Dre ranked No. 2 on this year’s list of the world’s wealthiest hip-hop artists with a net worth of $800 Million, which appears in the latest issue of Forbes.
He released his solo album ‘The Chronic’ back in the 90’s under the then famous Death Row Records, which made him one of the best-selling American music artists of 1993.
10. Madonna – Net Worth: $850 million
At number 10 is one of the top pop divas of all time, Madonna. Over the years in her career, she has grossed an estimated $1.2 billion, selling 250 million albums worldwide.
She remains one of the most influential and successful musical artists of all time with an estimated net worth of $850 million. placing her among the richest female artist
9. David Copperfield – Net Worth: $875 million
Who ever believed doing magic could fetch this much cash? I certainly didn’t! David Copperfield is an American illusionist who has a jaw-dropping net worth of $875 million. The millionaire magician continues to perform in Vegas after he was not found financially responsible for a tourist’s injuries.
8. Jerry Seinfeld – Net Worth: $950 million
We’ve seen magicians who are closing in on the billionaire earmark, now we are seeing comedians who are taking the rich list by storm. One of those is Jerry Seinfied, who is the richest comedian in the world, being worth almost a billion dollars as things currently stand.
He is worth a staggering $950 million (pretty close to a billion). He grew to fame with his popular show “Seinfeld” and afterward continued to do major stand-up comedy shows.
7. Jay-Z – Net Worth: $1 billion
Jay Z, who is now a billionaire, became the very first hip hop artist to reach the $1 billion milestones. The majority of his wealth comes from his entertainment company, Roc Nation.
Married to another A-list artiste Beyonce, the ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ crooner has also invested in Jetsmarter and signed a 10-year, $200 million deal with Live Nation last year. Stakes in companies including Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac helped add $90 million from his 2017 figure.
6. Kylie Jenner – Net Worth: $1 billion
Kylie Jenner is perhaps, the youngest billionaire celebrity on our list. The 21-year-old media personality, model, businesswoman, and socialite announced the launch of her vegan Kylie Skin line in May this year. She recently filed a trademark for a possible baby line.
Jenner owns a 100% stake in the company which is worth at least $900 million, thanks to its super low overhead and massive sales.
5. Paul McCartney – Net Worth: $1.2 billion
Once you add all the staggering figures, you can understand how McCartney’s net worth has been estimated at $1.2 billion in 2019. At times, online outlets can inflate these numbers, but it doesn’t seem like that’s the case with Paul.
4. Michael Jordan – Net Worth: $1.9 billion
Though retired, the former Chicago Bulls basketball player still ranks among the richest celebrities in the world to date. He makes his money from his sneakers and a 90% stake in the Charlotte Hornets basketball team, valued at an estimated $800 million.
Did you know that; Michael Jordan ranks 10th among NBA players with most championships? Well, now you do. Michael Jordan made less than $100 million as the NBA’s greatest player of all time but is now a member of Forbes’ list of billionaires with an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion.
4. Oprah Winfrey – Net Worth: $2.8 billion
Oprah Gail Winfrey is proof that we can do better and achieve whatever we put our minds to if only we believe and stay focus. Today, according to Forbes, she is worth $2.6 billion.
Oprah is one celebrity who faced many challenges growing up but defeated them all, and today is among the richest self-made women in the world. She beat poverty, abuse, relationship problems, and race and gender issues to become the most famous TV host of all time.
Her fortune was further increased by her investment in Weight Watchers.
2. Steven Spielberg – Net Worth: $3.7 billion
Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most popular directors and producers in film history. His film “Ready Player One” was among his profitable projects.
He is currently worth $3.7 billion. He also acquired DreamWorks Animation, which also had a hand in further increasing his wealth.
1. George Lucas – Net Worth: $5.4 billion
And the richest celebrity on our list of richest celebrities in the world is Goerge Lucas. He is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur with a staggering net worth is $6.2 billion. He is the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, LucasArts and Industrial Light & Magic. He served as chairman of Lucasfilm before selling it to The Walt Disney Company: The deal earned Lucas $4.1 billion in 2012.
So, there you have, our list of Celebrity Net Worth. Share with us your thoughts about our listing in the comment section. We do hope to hear from you.