Celebrities in this day and age have many avenues of income. From brand endorsement deals to royalty payments, side businesses and high salaries can make celebrity net worth reach unbelievable heights.
In this article we will be ranking some of the most popular celebrities who are active today in their primary role on the basis of their net worth. This list includes some of the top names from different fields like actors to musicians and sportspersons and more. Take a look at some of the names below:
Legendary singer and performing artist Madonna has been present in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. This 58 year old tops the list with a whopping net worth of 990 million US Dollars. She is also the highest grossing solo touring performer in the history. She has sold over 300 million copies of her albums since her debut in 1984. It is testament to her popularity and success that she is called the ‘Queen of Pop”
Number two in the list is the most successful golfer in the history of the sport. With a total celebrity net worth of 900 million US Dollars Tiger Woods follows Madonna in this list of the super-rich celebrities. Tiger started his career at a surprisingly young age of 19, when he was a college student. By the age of 24 he had turned into a world beater becoming the youngest person to win all four majors. However, the majority of his fortune is comprised of his endorsement deals.
Jerry Seinfeld is the third in the list with a total worth of 860 million US dollars. This 62 year old actor started his career as a standup comedian more than 40 years ago in 1976 at ‘’catch a rising star” open mic night. His breakthrough came when got selected in shows like “Tonight show” with Johnny Carson and “late night with David Letterman”. However, what made him the most successful is the Larry David created sitcom “Seinfeld”.
Musician P.Diddy, a 46 year old American musician comes 4th among the richest celebrities in the world. With a net worth 780 million US Dollars. He is the founder of the Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group. After founding it in 1994 he started the flagship record label, Bad Boy Records. He currently serves as the chairman of the recording company which is now under Sony’s Epic Records.