Money calls money and in these cases, it seems to be true. Before jumping to fame and filling their pockets, many Hollywood celebrities are already extremely wealthy in their families, but the group that can be called a billionaire is smaller. The difference is that they have not only excelled in the industry but have used their success to create other income.
The business magazine that tracks and publishes data on the richest people in the world, reported on August 4 that the net worth of singer Rihanna is 1.7 billion dollars, making her the richest star in the world of music and the second richest in entertainment behind Oprah Winfrey.
Former NBA player Michael Jordan ranks on the billionaire’s list with a fortune of $ 1.65 billion. The great star of the Bulls has earned more money with the Charlotte Hornets franchise and the ‘Air Jordan’ brand than sports successes.
Also included for the first time in the list of personalities whose fortune reaches one billion dollars the eldest of the Kardashian sisters, Kim. Hand in hand comes the rapper and designer of the ‘Yeezy’ sneakers, Kanye West, who became a celebrity when he married influencer, Kim Kardashian. Most of his fortune comes from the brand’s shares, which are around $ 1.8 billion.
Tyler Perry is the third richest actor and comedian in the world, with a net worth of more than $ 1 billion, who rose to fame by becoming rich and powerful. Former President Donald Trump is an immensely wealthy man, whose net worth is estimated at $ 2.6 million. A fortune invested in countless real estate in New York City, some as well known as Trump Tower.
Boosted by his entertainment firm and his investment in alcoholic beverages, rapper Jay-Z becomes a hip-hop billionaire, accumulating a fortune that reaches 1.4 billion dollars. Mark Zuckerberg has had a good year thanks to the good performance of the largest social network in the world that has allowed him to increase his assets by 111.6 billion dollars, forming part of the group of millionaires in the world.
Ahead of him is the owner of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, exceeding 188.5 billion euros. His ex-wife Mackenzie Scott has about $ 56.9 billion, most of the money received from the divorce. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is not far behind and has an estimated net worth of $ 129.2 billion. Warren Buffet is one of the richest in the world-leading with a fortune that stands at 99.8 billion dollars. The Stars Wars franchise made George Lucas another of the richest celebrities in entertainment by selling his studio production to Disney, earning him a fortune of $ 7.4 billion.