25 Richest Celebrities With The Highest Net Worth

Posted by , Updated on September 7, 2017

Can you guess which celebrities have the highest net worth? It’s a well known fact that celebrities make a lot of money but how much money may surprise you. From actors to basketball players these celebrities can rake in millions of dollars a year. Some celebrities are smart with their money and diversify their portfolio, investing and building side businesses. Some even end up making more money in investments than their original skill! So which celebrities have the highest net worth? You’re about to find out. These are 25 Richest Celebrities With The Highest Net Worth.


Jay-Z - $900 million

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Starting out as a rapper, Jay-Z has diversified and become a successful businessman with clothing, records, endorsements, and concerts. In total, his net worth is $900 million.


J.K. Rowling - $1 billion

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British author and movie producer J.K. Rowling made it big when her Harry Potter books became a sensation. Since then, she’s been able to build an empire on top of it, becoming the wealthiest woman in England. Her net worth is $1 billion.


Paul McCartney - $1.2 billion

paul mccartneySource: https://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/rock-stars/paul-mccartney-net-worth/

With his huge start in The Beatles, Paul McCartney continued a successful solo career and is considered one of the most successful pop musicians in history. To date, he’s raked in $1.2 billion.


Oprah Winfrey - $3.2 billion

oprah winfreySource: https://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/actors/oprah-net-worth/

Morning talk show host Oprah Winfrey created a long and popular following which she turned into a media empire. Over her long career, she’s built a net worth of $3.2 billion.


Steven Spielberg - $3.7 billion

steven spielbergSource: https://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/directors/steven-spielberg-net-worth/

Steven Spielberg is a famous Hollywood director and producer who has been behind some of the biggest films in history. With his enormous success, it’s no wonder he’s been able to make $3.7 billion.

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