Sandra Bullock – $200m
Sandra has been in Hollywood for a little over twenty years. She nabbed herself an Oscar along the way, proving to herself, and the world, that she is worth her fortune of $200 million. Sandra has been in films like While You Were Sleeping, Miss Congeniality, Practical Magic, Two Weeks Notice, and The Heat. She manages to hold her own both in drama and in comedy, making her a versatile actress, with undeniable talent.
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Robert De Niro – $200m
De Niro has been in the public eye for decades. Robert made his fortune years ago, amassing a $200 million assets. His most recent films are as good as ever. You can find him in films like, Last Vegas, Dirty Grandpa, The Intern, Joy, American Hustle, and Silver Linings Playbook, to name a few of the much longer list of films. The man really doesn’t rest. His spans the gamut of comedy, drama, and action films.
Harrison Ford – $210m
Between being Indiana Jones and Han Solo in the Star Wars films, it’s no wonder the super loved Harrison Ford is sitting pretty at $210 million assets. That number is only going to go up with his recent appearance in the new Star Wars movie. He also finds the time to act in films like, The Age of Adeline, Ender’s Game, What Lies Beneath, Sabrina, and Cowboys & Aliens. Harrison will always be known as Indi and Han but his reach goes far beyond.
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Robert Downey Jr. – $220m
Marvel’s favorite strong guy, Iron Man! Robert Downey Jr. has been in the spotlight much longer than he’s been Tony Stark, but his major financial influencer is indeed Iron Man and The Avenger films. In his defense, he has survived many things in Hollywood, even his own troubles with the law and what they almost did to his career. He persevered though, landing roles like, Zodiac, Tropic Thunder, Sherlock Holmes, and all of the many (and there are many) Marvel film spin offs where he plays Tony Stark.
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Mark Wahlberg – $225m
Mark Wahlberg started his career as a member of New Kids on the Block and a Calvin Klein model (swoon!). He went on to a hugely successful acting and producing career. Hence the $225 million fortune. His acting credits include, The Departed, Ted (and Ted 2), The Fighter, and the Transformers films. He is also happily married to long-time love, Rhea Durham. The former bad boy model is not only successful in acting, but is a model father to his four adorable children.
Leonardo DiCaprio – $245m
Finally an Oscar winner, Leo DiCaprio has been in more films than we can count in our heads. His acting career, from Whats Eating Gilbert Grape and Titanic, to Blood Diamond and The Revenant; it’s no secret why he’s worth $245 million. These days, Leo is putting his money where his mouth is on the subject of climate change. He is a very vocal environmental activist. recently releasing a documentary, which he helped produce and appear in, called Before The Flood.
George Clooney – $250m
Starting out of television, as the adorable doctor on ER, George Clooney has since become a household name. Considered one of the sexiest men alive, Clooney is also one of the wealthiest too, with a asset of $250 million. He, like Leo DiCaprio, who happens to be a friend of his too, is an environmental and human rights activist. He is also big on producing, like his Academy Award winning production of Argo in 2013. Talk about a man stocked with talent and good deeds.
Will Smith – $260m
Starting out on TV, Will Smith is no longer the young Fresh Prince that we were first introduced to. He has not rested since his early dais in acting. He’s been in films like, Ali, Men In Black, Wild Wild West, Bad Boys, Hitch, Hancock, I Am Legend, and Suicide Squad. He is also a well-respected producer of films like, The Secret Life of Bees, The Karate Kid, and Annie. Rightfully earning himself $260 million.
Sean Connery – $300m
The former milkman, yes, milkman, from Edinburgh, Scotland, is the beloved Oscar winner, James Bond playing, Sean Connery. His acting chops are nothing to scoff at, while his $300 million assets is astonishing. His credits include such powerful films like, Macbeth, The Untouchables, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Hunt for Red October, and First Knight. Other than acting, Connery is a talented producer. He is now retired from all things film and was knighted by the Queen of England herself in July 2000.
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Jackie Chan – $300m
Born and raised in Hong Kong, China, Jackie Chan is the resident martial arts enthusiast and actor. Chan’s many movies have earned him a staggering $300 million. The star is unbelievably 62 years old, although he doesn’t look like he’s aged much since his first movie. He made his Hollywood breakout in 1988 as a comedic actor and has continued to do so since, making it plausible that he would have a fortune of $300 million.
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Bruce Springsteen – $300m
Bruce Springsteen, also know as The Boss, is one of the top musicians in the world. His success knows no bounds, as he continues to tour and earn, currently worth $300 million. The rock legend started his musical career in the 60s, only to be finally noticed in the 70s. He has one an incredible 20 Grammy Awards and has been nominated for them a total of 49 times! He is also an Academy Award winner for Best Original Song, and a two time Golden Globe winner for Best Original Song.
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Keanu Reeves – $350m
This jack of all trades played in both romantic comedies and action films like, The Matrix; odd combination but somehow he made himself work in both. His skills earned him $350 million! His first film role was in the 1985 film, One Step Away. He has since made hits like, Speed, Something’s Gotta Give, Constantine, The Lake House, The Neon Demon, and The Whole Truth. Little known fact about Keanu – he is an avid motorcyclist and founded Arch Motorcycle Company that sells custom made motorcycles.
Jessica Alba – $350m
Jessica Alba made her initial fortune from her acting jobs, which also made her a name to be reckoned with. However, It’s her company ‘Honest Company’ that really earned her the big bucks. The two combined have net her $350 million. We remember her first from tv’s Dark Angel, and later from her roles in films like, Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four films, The Eye, Valentine’s Day, Varely Lethal, and The Veil. It’s her company though that she has turned her focus to in recent years.
Taylor Swift – $360m
Taylor Swift’s success and earnings are no surprise. Her music is based on her past relationships, and at the rate she’s going she’ll be worth a lot more than her crazy $360 million today. The 26 year old’s music career has been going from strong to stronger with hit songs like, I Knew You Were Trouble, Love Story, Our Song, Tim McGraw, Shake It Off, and Bad Blood. She has also done some minor acting roles in films like The Giver, and Valentine’s Day.
Clint Eastwood – $375m
Clint started out as a ridiculously beautiful actor, later moving onto his true love – directing and producing. Through his passion for film, both in front and behind the lens, he has made a personal fortune of $375 million. Clint’s films, that he directed that is, one many awards. These are films like, Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven, Letters from Iwo Jima, and most recently, American Sniper, directing leading man, Bradley Cooper.
Kate McKinnon – $3.5m
As of 2016, Kate McKinnon’s assets is $2 million. Her assets as of 2013 was a mere $1 million but after her impersonations of Hilary Clinton, Justin Bieber, and Ellen she proved she needed a much bigger paycheck. She won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, was in several films, and is going to be the new Ms. Frizzle for The Magic School Bus Rides Again, and Rough Night.
Johnny Depp – $400m
Putting aside his most recent legal battles, Depp is worth a fortune (literally). He may have started out in Hollywood a long time ago, but it’s the last decade that really counts when it comes to the big bucks. Depp is currently worth a crazy $400 million. He can thank his roles in films like, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Edward Scissorhands, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Sleepy Hollow, Chocolat, ALL of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, Alice in Wonderland, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, to name a select few.
Monica Lewinsky – $500,000
Monica Lewinsky is infamous for her affair with Ex-President Bill Clinton. She has certainly done OK for herself, in the aftermath. Even if much of the nation hates her.
Jack Nicholson $400m
If a $400 million assets says anything, it’s that Jack Nicholson is a force to be dealt with. The Hollywood veteran picks any role he likes these days; with that kind of money set aside we would do the same. An example of his super successful roles would be, The Witches of Eastwick, Batman (Joker, anyone?), A Few Good Men, Mars Attacks, As Good As It Gets, Anger Management, Something’s Gotta Give, The Departed and The Bucket List.. again, to name a few.
Sylvester Stallone – $400m
He’s a writer, director and an actor. Stallone has done everything under the Hollywood sun. His versatility has made him the $400 million he’s sitting on now. Sly could retire if he wanted to, but he’s nowhere near ready for that! He is the face behind Rocky, Rambo, The Expendables and
Creed. Stallone, as Stallone goes, is a boxing promoter. He started a boxing promotion company, named Tiger Eye Productions in 1980.
Mel Gibson – $425m
Mel Gibson may not be the most loved actor in Hollywood, in fact he is one of the most controversial, but you know he’s got cash when he funds his entire movie (Passion of the Christ)! At $425 million, funding his own film is a drop in the bucket. We did however, get to know Mel from his hit films like, Lethal Weapon, Braveheart (which he directed and produced, as well as won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for best directing), The Patriot, and What Women Want.
Victoria Beckham – $450m
Victoria was one of the Spice Girls, we loved her then and love her even more now, but it’s her role as fashion designer and businesswoman that earned her the largest part of her income. It’s her savy business skills that truly made her a part of ‘Brand Beckham’ and worth a mind blowing $450 million.Victoria is well remembered for being one of the Spice Girls. We loved her then and love her even more now, but it’s her role as fashion designer and businesswoman that earned her the largest part of her income. It’s her savvy business skills that truly made her a head for ‘Brand Beckham’ and worth a mind blowing $450 million. Her clothing brand, named after her, is a huge contribution to her fortune.
Beyoncé – $450m
Beyonce began as one third of Destiny’s Child, but life afterwards is what made her Queen B. Her solo career is hotter than ever, her marriage to equally successful music artist, Jay Z, is only helpful (especially when she creates a whole album dedicated to her past marital crises), and her social influence is astounding – there is a whole brand of lemonade attire and accessories based on her song ‘Lemonade’. So the fact that she’s worth $450 million makes total sense.
Tom Cruise – $500m
When your nickname is Mr. Reliable, and you got it because every film of yours was guaranteed to make a killing in the box office, then you’re sure to make some serious money. Cruise is a legend in Hollywood, for better or worse, but it still hasn’t hurt his $500 million bank account. Cruise is known for films like, Top Gun, Jerry McGuire, Eyes Wide Shut, the Mission Impossible films, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, and both Jack Reacher films. We could go on and on about his credits, but we’d be here all day.
Elton John – $500m
Sir Elton John, the 70s music genius, has managed to stay relevant even today. His $500 million fortune makes total sense to us, he’s been knighted by the Queen of England for crying out loud! His longstanding musical career has won him five Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards, an Oscar, Golden Globe, and Tony Award. Elton is a very vocal activist for the HIV/AIDS cause, and has started his own foundation, called the Elton John AIDS Foundation, to help combat the international issue.
Celine Dion – $630m
Celine’s fortune has come from her MGM Grand Vegas contract, her hit albums, and her ever-present talent at the forefront of fans minds. The world will never forget her tear inducing performance on the Titanic soundtrack. She has made her $630 million fortune with albums like, Let’s Talk About Love, A New Day Has Come, One Heart, Miracle, and Taking Chances. She has three children from late husband, René Angélil.
Dr. Dre – $700m
What does a man need to do to earn $700 million? Be the mastermind behind NWA Records, discover Eminem and create an awesome electronics company like Beats By Dre, which would later be sold to Apple. Dr. Dre did ALL of that to make his money load. Dre had slowly transitioned into the acting world back in 1996 in the film, Set If off, and continued to act. He recently produced the acclaimed biographical film about NWA, Straight Outta Compton.
Jay-Z – $700m
Known as the Godfather of rap, Jay-Z has been in the music business for thirty years (hard to believe!). In addition to being married to Beyonce herself, his many accolades prove that he’s a talented music producer and rapper. Oh and don’t forget his $700 million fortune to also prove his worth, but in dollar signs. When we weren’t looking, Jay Z started producing films! He recently produced the latest remake of Annie.
Madonna – $800m
Madonna’s career has stretched out as much as her tight outfits! Considered to be both Princess and Queen of Pop in one, Madge has collected a massive fortune to her name. $800 million is no joke, even in celebrity fortune standards. She has three children, daughter Lourdes, and sons Rocco and David. David was adopted from Malawi after one of her visits to the African nation. Don’t forget the Madonna also has some acting under her belt. Remember, The Next Best Thing?
J.K. Rowling – $1bn
A lot of people know the story behind J.K. Rowling’s success. The Harry Potter creator was on welfare when she wrote the books, but with their huge success, and their subsequent turn to a film franchise, Rowling’s financial situation went from bleak to mind blowing. The billionaire writer and creator of the fantasy hit, is now involved in another version of the Harry Potter story, in the form of a new book about the life before Harry, as well as a Broadway show.
Paul McCartney – $1.2bn
The last Beatle. The end of an era. Paul McCartney is hugely successful in terms of his musical talent and fortune. He doesn’t play all that much anymore, you kind of don’t have to when you’re worth over a billion dollars ($1.2 billion to be exact)! Here’s something not many people know, Paul will be appearing in the 2017 film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales! In 2016 Paul released a lifetime collection of all of his music for fans.
Oprah Winfrey – $3.2bn
The legendary Oprah earned her $3.2 billion fortune by plain old fashion hard work and savvy (or perhaps a little lucky) business skills. Her talk show was her ticket in, but after years and years she managed to create her own network, OWN; where the major money was made. She is also an actress, when the right role comes her way. She likes to portray roles that are meaningful and represent a strong African American presence.
George Lucas – $5.4bn
George Lucas is the creator of Star Wars, who later had the brains to sell his creative child to Disney for (take a deep breath) $4 billion. The sale brought George Lucas to his now $5 billion mark. Wow. A close friend of fellow uber rich and awarded director, Steven Spielberg, George and Steven co-wrote and and created the Indiana Jones films. He has been nominated, personally, for four Academy Awards.