Forbes released their list of richest celebrity, and George Lucas topped the list here in America. The “Star Wars” creator is at on top of the Forbes Richest celebrities list. The list includes various celebrity names from filmmakers, celebrity stars, athletes, an author, or a magician and a reality star.
We have listed the ten most-richest celebrities, based on Forbes’ methodology that accounts net worth earnings, stakes, and various real estate and public traded assets.
1. George Lucas, $5.4 billion
George Lucas sold LucasFilm to Disney, which helps him to top the list. The deal earned Lucas $4.1 billion in 2012.
2. Steven Spielberg, $3.7 billion
“Ready Player One” was one of his high earning and profitable projects. The acquisition of his DreamWorks Animation also helps him to conquer the second position.
3. Oprah Winfrey, $2.8 billion
She is one of the top influential personalities in America and around the world. Oprah Winfrey show and her Weight Watchers investment increased her assets.
4. Michael Jordan, $1.7 billion
Michael Jordan fortune lies in his sneakers and a 90% stake in the Charlotte Hornets basketball team; it is estimated $800 million.
5. Kylie Jenner, $900 million (tie)
Kylie Jenner is the new sensation and women entrepreneurs. She is a 21-year-old and first-time entrant in this list. Her Kylie Cosmetics brand has made $630 million since its launch.
6. Jay-Z, $900 million (tie)
Jay Z stakes in the companies like Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac helped him to add $90 million.
7. David Copperfield, $875 million
The millionaire magician is one among top performer and continues to perform in Vegas. He is in the list of richest celebrity.
8. Diddy, $825 million
The musician earns more money from other stakes than music. He sold Sean John clothing line, Ciroc vodka and stakes in companies including Revolt TV and DeLeón tequila helped him to come in the list.
9. Tiger Woods, $800 million
The golfer, after waiting for five years, has won his first major victory.
10. James Patterson. $800 million
His book sales are incredible, which make him come in the top 10 list.
Along with this Taylor Swift earned a top place in the Forbes list of highest-earning celeb this year. Pop sensation earns the first place on the list. Forbes estimates she made $186m in the year.
Her music album has topped the chart.
The second on this list is reality TV star Kylie Jenner with an estimated of $170m (£136m). She also listed third in the Forbes’ list of the world’s richest self-made women; She has an estimated net worth of around $1 billion. Jenner, who is 21, was ranked third in last year richest celebrity list.
Rapper Kanye West earns third place in the list with an estimated $150m (£120m) in 2018/2019.
These Celebrities have huge media following and a giant market base. This Forbes list of richest celebrity is released every year. You can see your favorite star topping the position next year.