Fame can surely bring in a lot of money and that is quite prevalent from the list of the 20 richest celebrities in America. Below mentioned are the celebrities who hold the top net worth in the market.
With a total of 20 Grammy Awards, Beyonce currently worth more than $350 million and combined with what Jay-Z is worth, they are billionaires together.
19. Tom Hanks
He is one of the most successful actors in Hollywood who has worked in more than 40 movie lead roles. $470 million is the worth he holds today.
18. George Clooney
This director, producer and from America started his career with the role of Dr. Doug Ross in ‘ER’, the famous drama series on America television. He currently holds a net worth of nearly $500 million.
17. Dolly Parton
With the composition of more than 3000 songs, Dolly Parton has made a lot of contributions to the music industry and currently has a net worth of over $500 million.
This American singer was signed to the Columbia Records at a young age of 18 and has earned quite a name for her powerful voice and range of five octaves. She has a net worth of $535 million and still has a lot more to shine.
15. Tom Cruise
Who doesn’t know this handsome face of Hollywood? At the age of 56, he is still one of the hottest and fittest actors the industry has got. He currently has a net worth of $570 million.
The ‘Queen of Pop’ has dedicated over 40 years to her career in music. Madonna has a wide range of contributions to the entertainment industry. A singer, an actress, a songwriter, director, and dancer, she has a current net worth of $590 million.
13. James Patterson
Anyone who is into reading books knows why James Patterson is one of the leading best-selling authors in the world. With a sale of more than 380 million books across the world, James Patterson has a net worth of $800 million.
12. Tiger Woods
Apart from being one of the all-time highest-paid American athletes, Tiger Woods was the youngest player to win the title in the tournament of Masters Golf. He currently has a net worth of $800 million though he has now won any major championship in the past 10 years.
11. Dr. Dre
Andre Romelle Young, more popularly known by the name of Dr. Dre in the music industry is one of the most famous rappers and music producers in the current industry. His current worth is a little over $800 million.
With a net worth of $825 million, Diddy has a clothing line of his own, a record company and holds stakes in water brands, Beverage Empire and reality shows. He is a mogul in the music industry as well.
9. Herb Alpert
Herb Alpert has dedicated his cream time to serve the U.S. Army and came to the music industry only after his retirement from that post. But he has already bagged in two of the most famous awards of all times – the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 and the National Medal of Arts in 2012. He has a current net worth of $870 Million.
8. David Copperfield
Over the years, this man has passed a lot of monikers and currently has a net worth of over $875 million. He is one of the most famous illusion artists and has been mesmerizing his fans for nearly 40 years now.
Jay-Z is quite famous for his raps and also the richest known musician on this list. He also holds a net worth of over $900 million excluding the wealth of Beyonce, his wife. He has a clothing company, services for music streaming, restaurant chains, sports bar, clubs, spirit brands, an NBA team and even a service company for private planes.
6. Kylie Jenner
This is the youngest entry to the list with a net worth of over $900 million. She is a self-made millionaire who has over 122 million followers and runs a cosmetic company known as ‘Kylie Cosmetics’.
5. Jerry Seinfeld
This man is one of the most famous stand-up comedians of all time and made his debut back in 1976. He has shined quite high over the span of time and finds a net worth close to a billion now.
4. Michael Jordan
The richest NBA player in history, Michael Jordan had a salary of $33.1 million per year during his days with Chicago Bulls. Currently, after retirement, his net worth is $1.7 billion. Only Nike endorsements have brought him over $100 million in his lifetime.
3. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey has been mesmerizing the air back since 1986 with ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ and currently has a net worth of over $2.8 billion. She now owns an empire made of TV networks, Production Companies, magazine and podcast hosting.
2. Steven Spielberg
This American creator, director, and storyteller currently holds a net worth of $3.7 billion. He has bagged in three academy awards over the past 60 years in the industry. ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Saving Private Ryan’ are some of his best creations.
1. George Lucas
With a net worth of over $5.4 billion, George Lucas is currently the richest known celebrity of America. Two of the creations of this man – Star Wars and Indiana Jones are more than just famous in today’s world.