The Worlds Richest Celebs Out There Today
While you might fume paying over 30% of your income in taxes, did you know that some of your favorite celebrities have to shell out a lot more?
Yes, just as you would expect, most celebrities who are either in the film industry, music industry, sports industry or social media influencers are rich. They own villas and bungalows that sport everything from a great scenery to an outdoor pool.
Their net worth is enough to make most of us wish we could share some of their wealth. So, how much wealth do they own?
The Richest Celebs Out There Today
Here is a look at some of the world’s richest celebrities in the world based on their net worth.
1. Dina Merrill
Dina Merill enjoyed a net worth of $ 5 billion. Although she passed away, she left a legacy as the richest actress on earth.
Merrill was born with a silver spoon on her mouth. She inherited most of her fortune. She was the only child of Marjorie Merriweather Post, the Post Cereal's heiress.
2. George Lucas
George Lucas is a filmmaker, writer, and producer with an estimated worth of 5.5 billion dollars. He is best known for working with the Star Wars trilogy and the Indiana Jones movies. It is estimated he was already worth $ 1.2 billion before Star Wars.
However, his net worth got to grow because Disney showered him with all liquidity events. It is estimated that Disney is paying him $4 billion fully. Two billion will be paid in stock while the other two billion will be in cash.
3. Steven Spielberg
Spielberg is a legendary film director and has been directing movies for the last six decades. His movies are estimated to have grossed a total of $9.3 billion worldwide.
Spielberg has a total net worth of $3.4 billion. He sold DreamWorks Animation studio to Camcos and later revamped it as Amblin Partners. He has over $350 million financing worth of projects.
4. Oprah Winfrey
According to Blomberg Billionaires Index Oprah Winfrey has an estimated net worth of $4.02 billion. Since January 1, her net worth has increased by $420 million.
Her net worth can be because she invested $43 million in Weight Watchers and got a 10% stake in 2015. Although currently, her stake is at 8% the company had a drastic turn of events this year.
At 64, she is having a great year. She is one of the most famous women on the planet. Her career began within the world of media, and she became an instant media mogul.
5. Jami Gertz
Jami Gertz is an America actress and philanthropist from Chicago with a net worth of $2 billion. However, it is important to note that most of her wealth is because of her marriage to billionaire Tony Resler.
Resler is the co-owner of Ares management which has over $40 million under management. However, he is mostly known for once running to buy the Dodgers.
Gertz had been nominated for Primetime Emmy Award in 2001.