From singing sensations to movie and television Icons, to hot media personalities, these are the 10 richest entertainers in the world today.
But how rich are these celebrities who grace our lives and enrich our world with their star presence, and talent everyday? I'll tell you—but first you've got to know something —alot of these entertainers go through incredibly hard work, and through constant dedication, to reach the heights of their art. That magnetic appeal that draws us to them—and causes us to crave for more of what they've got, wasn't easy to achieve or to keep up.
But don't let the hardwork fool you—entertainment pays and it pays big! The fat paychecks and staggering networths of some of these stars will dazzle, puzzle and amaze you.
10 Tyler Perry
A leading figure in Movies, television and stage plays, Perry is known for doing almost all the work in his productions by himself, and the public are loving it. He has a net worth of $400 million.
Record setting and record breaking singing sensation Queen Bet is one of the brightest stars in the Music Industry. Her net worth of $450 million speaks volumes of her consistent excellence over the years. And it has resulted in one of the biggest success stories in the entertainment industry today.
8. Tom Cruise
A list actor and producer Cruise, is a big screen legend. And apart from being one of the most lucrative actors in the business he is also reputed to be one of the highest paid celebrities in Hollywood and the world. He has a net worth of $480 million.
7. Matt Groening
The award winning cartoonist and creator of one of the most popular television masterpieces in history 'The Simpsons' is smiling to the bank with a net worth of $480 million.
6. Jay Z
His real name is Shawn Corey Carter, also known as Jay Z. This Rapper and entrepreneur is a household name in the entertainment world. His 21 Grammy Awards almost says it all, but his net worth of $550 million makes a powerful statement of financial success.
5. Shah Rukh Khan
One of the greatest Bollywood actors ever, and a global Celebrity King Khan as he is fondly called has been instrumental in taking the Indian film Industry to greater heights. He has a net worth of $600 million.
I bet you didn't know her real name is Louise Ciccone. This star is a music legend in every regard and one of the highest selling recording artistes in history. She has a mind blowing net worth of $800 million, making her one of the richest musicians in earth.
3. Larry David
Legendary American comedian Larry David is well known for his truly hilarious comical roles. His irresistible comedy routines has made him rich and super successful. With a huge fortune of $800 million he grabs the 3rd spot in the list of top 10 richest entertainers on earth.
2. Jerry Seinfeld
The most successful comedian ever. Seinfeld is the true master of stand up and comedy. His rested television show 'Seinfeld' made him a household name, but Jerry didn't stop there—he went much further to amass a fortune of $850 million.
1. Oprah Winfrey
The Queen of television and the most successful talk show host in the world. Oprah broke the mold to become the most popular TV entertainer in the world. Much loved by her millions of fans, Oprah's Legend is truly amazing. She is our number one by a huge huge margin. The star has a gargantuan net worth of $2.9 billion.
These amazing individuals are the Top 10 richest entertainers in the world right now.