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Celebrities With A Insane Net Worth



It is nothing new to hear that celebrities make boat loads of money in the respected fields from acting, music, modeling and sports. But, most people don’t realize that how celebs become uber rich is from a side hustle they started with their original celebrity payouts that cashed in big on their investments.
Most celebrities that have reached extremely large amounts of wealth overtime have expanded their asset portfolio to owning equity in tequila brands or moving up the ranks from being an actor to producer. Here is a list of some of the most interesting celebrities with high net worths.

Jon Bon Jovi — $300 Million

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You know that a celebrity net worth article, which begins with Jon Bon Jovi having the LOWEST net worth, is going to be ridiculous! That being said, Jon Bon Jovi is worth an estimated $300,000,000, which is more money that you will see in the next 100 lifetimes.

Oprah — $3.2 Billion

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Oprah Winfrey was born into poverty and suffered discrimination as a kid. She is now one of the most powerful media figures in the world and owns her own network, called “OWN.” Oprah is worth a whopping $3.2 billion!

George Lucas — $5.1 Billion

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The absolute winner of our celebrity net worth article is famed director, George Lucas. George has created many blockbuster movies and franchises, chiefly among them Star Wars! George can buy anything he needs to with his $5.1 billion fortune!

Bono — $700 Million

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Irish musician Bono of U2 has been in the musical scene since the 1970’s and signed with a major recording company in 1980. Since then, U2 has released 12 albums and become a worldwide phenomenon. Bono is now worth $700 million, with a large portion of it in real estate.

Madonna — $800 Million

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Madonna is so popular in the music industry, Guinness World Records has said she’s the most successful female artist of all time! Her first album (out of a total of 12) was released in 1983. Since then, her net worth has risen to a ridiculous $800 million!

George Foreman — $300 Million

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He’s had that Foreman Grill on the market for years and it seems to have paid off! Former professional boxer, George Foreman, is now worth a whopping $300 million.

Mariah Carey — $520 Million

Mariah Carey is the best selling female musical artist in the entire history of the Billboard charts! That is quite an accomplishment. Mariah sings, writes music and produces records! She is $520 million rich!

Beyoncé — $450 Million

Beyonce is one of the most popular singers today. She has been extremely successful at promoting herself and has excellent music. It’s no surprise that she has a net worth of $450 million, but that still doesn’t mean we can’t be jealous of her success.

Tyler Perry — $450 Million

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Tyler Perry struck gold when he created the Medea character. The series of movies he’s created based on the character have netted him enough to increase his net worth to $450 million!

Tom Cruise — $500 Million

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It seems like every movie Tom Cruise starts in is a blockbuster. Tom should consider himself lucky he’s had such a fruitful career (don’t get us wrong, he DESERVES credit for making it happen). His net worth is $500 million!

Celine Dion — $700 Million

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French Canadian singer, Celine Dion, met her manager (who would eventually become her husband), Rene Angelil, when she was a teen. Rene saw Celine’s potential and helped her become a huge star. Celine is worth approximately $700 million.

Elton John — $500 Million

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Since 1966, Elton John has been in the music business and has achieved a level of popularity rarely ever seen. He can be considered one of the biggest (if not THE biggest) musician in the world. He is valued at about $500 million and everyone has heard of him!

Jerry Seinfeld — $870 Million

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Jerry Seinfeld made most of his money from his extremely popular sitcom, Seinfeld. The sale of Seinfeld netted him the largest amount and guaranteed he’d have money forever. Jerry is now worth $870 million.

Mick Jagger — $360 Million

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He might not be able to get satisfaction, but Mick Jagger has no problem getting the money… over, and over and over again. Mick’s long career has netted him a personal worth of $360 million!

Steven Spielberg — $3.5 Billion

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If you’ve watched any blockbuster movie in the past 40 years, chances are it was one of Steven Spielberg’s masterpieces. He’s had his hand in Jaws, E.T., Indiana Jones and many, many more. The man is now worth over $3.5 billion! Do you know how many Slim Jims that is?

Sean Combs — $730 Million

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Sean Combs, also known as Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, and just plain-old Diddy, has his hands in so many business ventures, we don’t have time to name them all. Let’s just say the guy knows how to make serious money. How much? Somewhere around $730 million!

Jimmy Buffett — $500 Million

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Jimmy Buffett moved to Key West and adopted the beach bum lifestyle. Combined with his music, it has made him over $500 million! We bet Jimmy is really glad he wrote the song “Margaritaville!”

Jay-Z — $700 Million

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Jay Z is a rapper, and business man who has achieved incredible success in different industries. Jay Z shows no signs of stopping his incredible ascent. He is worth $700 million and together with his wife, Beyonce, the couple is worth over a billion dollars!

Howard Stern — $600 Million

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Howard Stern managed to gather a net worth of $600 million being rude and crude on radio and television. We all know people love controversial talk, but we might have underestimated its importance! Personally, we kind of like Howard’s rants.

Larry David — $400 Million

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Larry David was instrumental in the success of the TV sitcom Seinfeld. He was a writer and co-producer for the show and earned A LOT of money. When it was sold, he got $650 million from the sale. His net worth is now $400 million because his wife took $200-300 million in their divorce.

David Letterman — $400 Million

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David Letterman had a long run as the host of Late Night with David Letterman (later called the Late Show with…). It was produced by his production company World Wide Pants Inc. His net worth has benefitted as a result and he’s now worth $400 million.

Floyd Mayweather — $400 Million

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We’re not sure how much brain trauma Floyd Mayweather has received from the head hits he’s taken during his successful boxing career, but it wasn’t so much that it prevented him from making $400 million! He won’t have any problem covering his doctor’s bills, should that be necessary.

Gene Simmons — $300 Million

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Gene Simmons has managed to turn his singing, bass-playing and tongue-wagging into a net worth of $300 million! The face paint helped. If you feel this is a little unfair considering how hard you work and make just a tiny fraction of that, go get some face paint!

JK Rowling — $1 Billion

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Who would have thought that writing one book series would be enough for an author to make a billion dollars? JK Rowling’s tale about a boy who practices magic is one of the most successful franchises in history and has made her a billionaire.

Bruce Springsteen — $350 Million

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There’s a reason he’s known as “The Boss.” Sure, he might not have the highest of all of these net worths, but Bruce Springsteen is still riding high financially, and has been for decades! Bruce is worth an estimated $350 million!

Jack Nicklaus — $320 Million

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Jack Nicklaus is one of the most well-known professional golfers in history. He turned professional in 1961 and played until his retirement in 2005. He has racked up 119 wins and a net worth of $320 million!

Sting — $300 Million

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It’s nice to see Sting make the list of richest celebrities, since we love his music! Sting is living large with his net worth of $300,000,000. Sure, that’s not all in cash, but who carries cash anyway?

Paul McCartney — $1.2 Billion

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Joining the Quarrymen (later renamed to The Beatles) was the best decision Paul McCartney ever made. Being part of the band, as well as successfully continuing his musical career after the band broke up, is responsible for Sir Paul McCartney’s $1.2 billion fortune!

Jack Nicholson — $400 Million

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Having a net worth in the $300+ million has to feel great, but that’s not enough for Jack Nicholson. The man is a great actor and frankly, he deserves more. Jack Nicholson is worth approximately $400,000,000.

Dr. Dre — $830 Million

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Before his headphone company, Beats, was acquired by Apple, Dr. Dre was worth $280 million. The sale shot him up half a million (after taxes). Today, Dr. Dre is worth an estimated $830 million! That’s some serious success!

David Copperfield — $900 Million

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We’re not exactly sure if magician David Copperfield is a marketing genius or whether he can simply make money appear out of thin air. Regardless of which option is correct, David has a net worth of $900 million!

Michael Bay — $430 Million

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Michael Bay has managed to turn explosions, CGI and badly written scripts into a net worth of $430 million. That officially makes him a genius, if you ask us. Not Einstein-like genius, but you have to admit it takes skill to accomplish something like that.

Dr. Phil — $400 Million

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Sure, Dr. Phil might be the most successful TV therapist around… but he’s a TV therapist, you know? That being said, the geniuses running the TV networks have found it fit to reward him with an $88 million per year salary and a net worth of $400 million!

Simon Cowell — $550 Million

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Simon Cowell has his own musical label, which helps with his staggering net worth of $550 million. His biggest influx of money came from doing reality TV talent shows like American Idol, X Factor and the …Got Talent series (Britain’s and America’s).

Keith Richards — $340 Million

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We’re actually really surprised that Keith Richards has a net worth of $340 million. With how many millions of dollars in drugs he’s done throughout his long musical career, he would probably be worth over a billion had he stayed clean!

Ringo Starr — $350 Million

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No one should be surprised to see Ringo Starr on this list of celebs with the highest net worths… he was a Beatle after all. Paul McCartney is here, too, and both John Lennon and George Harrison would be as well if they were still alive. Ringo has $350 million to his name!

Andrew Lloyd Webber — $1.2 Billion

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British composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, is responsible for such theatrical hits as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar and Cats. He has profited from his musical talents to the tune of $1.2 billion!

Emilio Estefan — $500 Million

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Emilio Estefan is a very rich Cuban businessman, actor, singer and producer. He is also the husband of Gloria Estefan. Emilio has his hands in a multitude of successful businesses and ventures and is worth an approximate $500,000,000!

Bill Cosby — $400 Million

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Looks like the women going against Bill Cosby in his sexual assault suit have an uphill battle ahead of them… uphill to the tune of a $400 million net worth! One good piece of news for those ladies, they have the law on their side.

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