20 World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities

Being a celeb may be many people’s dreams because it means you can have large bank accounts, luxury cars, and super houses and don’t need to worry about money anymore. What a beautiful life it would be! Here are 20 incredibly rich celebs to check through. See what they did to live this good life.

1. Mariah Carey - $300 Million

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Mariah Carey has $300 million in her bank account. No wonder she has sold over 200 million records worldwide. She makes money by acting and making guest appearances in films and TV series. It is reported that her work ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ has brought her $60 million. 

2. Lashana Lynch - $14 Million

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People who enjoy the movie Captain Marvel must be familiar with Maria Rambeau, played by Lashana Lynch. She rose to fame through the ABC period drama series Still Star-Crossed, and her current net worth is said to be at $14 million, accumulated since she started in the acting industry in 2011. What’s more, she will take over the codename in the next Bond film, due April 8, 2020, according to the Daily Mail.

3. Rhonda Fleming - $10 Million

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Rhonda Fleming won her name ‘Queen of Technicolor’ because of her flawless appearance in color movies in the 1940s when they were still new to audiences. She started acting when she finished her high school and has shown up in some memorable and top-grossing films like Spellbound, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, and Serpent of the Nile. Those successful projects have contributed to her $10 million net worth.

4. Demi Lovato - $40 Million

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Demi Lovato is only 27, but she already has a net worth of about $40 million. Think about your pocket right now! But it’s not a surprise for such a talented girl, who can belt out songs like singing greats Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston, and Celine Dion. Her big break starts from the Disney TV series Sonny with a Chance, but she focused only on singing as she turned older.

5. Kelly Ripa - $120 Million

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Kelly Pipa became well-known because of the TV series All My Children and came with her break when she replaced Kathie Lee Gifford, as the co-host with Regis Philbin on Live. With all her efforts on TV and talk shows, she has earned a vast fortune of about $120 million.  

6. Sean Connery -  $350 Million

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Sean Connery is best known for portraying the British super spy, James Bond. He has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Golden Globes. Being in the business for all these years, he has accumulated a $350-million fortune. Rumor has it that Connery was given a mind-boggling sum of $450 million to take on the role of Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings movie franchise, but he refused!

7. Sandra Bullock - $200 Million

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Sandra Bullock has been in the acting industry for over 20 years and is now an Academy Award-winning actress due to her hard work and talent. Her successful career brought her about $200 million fortune in her bank account, let alone the impressive investment portfolio that brought her more wealth.

8. Bruce Springsteen - $500 Million

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Bruce Springsteen is a superstar with 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, and an Academy Award, and has sold more than 120 million records worldwide. Being one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Springsteen has now made for himself a $500-million fortune.

9. Madonna - $850 Million

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Madonna has an $850-million net worth, and it’s not a surprise for her with a strong career thriving for over three decades. As one of the best selling female artists, her concerts still draw out tonnes of thousands of fans. With endorsement deals and appearance fees, Madonna knows how to keep the cash coming in.

10. Serena Williams - $180 Million

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Famous tennis player Serena Williams ranked number one for a whopping five times, making her one of the best female tennis players of all time. She has a massive $180 million thanks to countless endorsements and a marital union with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

11. Celine Dion - $800 Million  

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As an international superstar singer and performer, Celine Dion has a mind-blowing $800 million in her bank account. She has five Grammy Awards, and her record sales are over 200 million copies worldwide. So it’s hard to think her husband, Rene Angelil, once had to mortgage his house to raise enough money for recording Dion’s first album.

12. Robin Roberts - $35 Million

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Robin Roberts has a quite impressive net worth in television journalism, but she did not experience overnight success. She started from the bottom, working as a sports anchor in Mississippi, and was promoted to co-anchor finally. Her reported monthly salary is around $16 million, and her net worth is $35 million.

13. Cristiano Ronaldo - $466 Million

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Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo started his sports career at 16, and his accumulated net worth has reached $466 million. His contract with Real Madrid alone guarantees $50 million to go to his bank account annually for the next four years. His long-time association with global brands like Nike lets his bank account always replenished. 

14. Roseanne Barr - $80 Million

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Roseanne Barr has been earning a lot from her first run of TV show Roseanne in 1988. The show ended in 1997 but was revived in 2017, but only to be ended again because of a racist post she made on Twitter. Roseanne’s net worth is estimated at $80 million, which is a collection from the income she got from the original run of the show, its syndicated episodes, and from the talk show The Roseanne Show she appeared in from 1998 to 2000.  

15. George Clooney - $239 Million

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George Clooney is a highly celebrated actor who has received three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards. He is not only an actor but also a filmmaker, businessman, and philanthropist, and owns his brand of tequila. The brand was then sold to Diageo in 2017 for a whopping $1 billion! George Clooney is worth $239 Million.

16. Mark Wahlberg - $300 Million

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Mark Wahlberg is best known for being an action star, but he is also famous for appearing in some hilarious films like The Other Guys and Ted. He has appeared in tons of movies, and most have been successful in the box office, so it’s no surprise that he has a $300-million fortune. To fuel his income, he has also branched out to producing TV series and movies.

17. Judy Sheindlin - $440 Million

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A majority of Judy Sheindlin’s wealth is from her ever-popular show, which has been on air since 1996! She is being paid $47 million per year from the show. Her fantastic ability in real estate also brought her vast profits. The upward-looking property market can drive her net worth even higher.

18. Jack Nicholson - $400 Million

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Jack Nicholson is a Hollywood legend who has won three Academy Awards and has 12 nominations, making him the most nominated male actor in the history of the Academy Awards. It is said that he managed to get a deal of $60 million for playing the role of The Joker in the movie Batman. 

19. Elon Musk - $26.9 Billion

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Elon Musk’s current net worth is reported to be at $26.9 billion. He earned his first million when he sold Zip2. After that, he founded the online banking company, X.com, which later merged with competition Confinity and became PayPal Inc.. Then he sold it to eBay, which made him wealthier. He used all these accumulated money to build up Tesla Motors and establish his rocket-making company, SpaceX.

20. Kathie Lee Gifford - $60 Million

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Americans must be familiar with Kathie Lee Gifford as she hosted Live. The program brought her a reported net worth of $60 million. Her net worth did suffer a minor loss when she was accused of using children in sweatshops to make her line of clothing that was being sold in Walmart Stores. But she clarified her stand fast and began to help those charities that worked to stop child labor.

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