Whether you’re overflowing with buckets of cash or you’re pinching pennies, a financial advisor couldn’t have guessed how famous the following celebrities would wind up to be. They’ve made us laugh hysterically, ugly cry, curse like sailors, and just about every other emotion known to man, we’ve all done. Come along with us as dive into the path they took to become the all-powerful Hollywood celebrities that they are.
Kelly Ripa, $100 Million
Kicking off this list is a woman who is basically a jack of all trades! Kelly Ripa is an actress, dancer, talk show host, and television producer. Moreover back in 2014, The Hollywood Reporter dubbed Ripa as one of the “Most Powerful People in Media”. Together with her husband, Mark Consuelos, and their three children, the “Ripa’s” are doing well.
Celine Dion, $630 Million
All hail the diva that is Celine Dion, the Canadian singer and businesswoman. Alongside her late husband and manager René Angélil, Dion achieved worldwide fame and brought us hits like “Because You Loved Me”, “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”, and “My Heart Will Go On”.
Tom Cruise, $500 Million
Welp, at just the age of 19, the likes of Tom Cruise emerged onto the scene. And thank goodness that he did, otherwise we never would have been privileged with flicks like Top Gun, Mission: Impossible, Jerry Maguire, Interview with the Vampire, and the list could literally ramble on!
David Copperfield, $900 Million
Abracadabra! Sorry, we just had to. Come on, we’re talking about the most commercially successful magician in history. For 40 years now, Copperfield has won 21 Emmy Awards, 11 Guinness World Records, a star on the incredible Hollywood Walk of Fame, a fancy knighthood by the French government, and he has also been named a Living Legend by the US Library of Congress. Not bad at all, eh?
Jack Nicholson, $400 Million
60 years. That’s how long Jack Nicholson has been gracing the big screen with his impeccable film or TV roles. Furthermore, Nicholson is just one of two actors to be have been nominated for an Academy Award for acting in every singe decade from the 1960’s to the 2000’s. On top of that, he’s won six Golden Globe Awards, the Kennedy Center Honor, and was also one of the youngest actors awarded the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.
Dr. Phil, $400 Million
During the late 90’s, Dr. Phil appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and boom! Practically an overnight sensational. Since then, he’s become one of the highest earning celebrities in the world. All thanks to Oprah and his subsequent works as a psychologist, TV personality, author, and as the host of the TV show Dr. Phil. If he really wanted, he could become a financial advisor, just for kicks.
Stacy Keibler, $4.5 Million
Ahem, the former cheerleader and WCW and WWE star is worth an impressive $.5 million. Stacy Keibler also models and acts, surely you’ve seen her on George Lopez and How I Met Your Mother. Oh yeah, she placed third on the second season of Dancing with the Stars.
Torrie Wilson, $5 Million
Yup, the 42 year old star of the WCW and WWE makes the cut. Although she has her sights set on being a model, fitness competitor, and actress now. Her social media following is no joke either – some 531K to be exact(ish).
Lindsay Lohan, $500k
Now here’s an actress that doesn’t need an introduction. Lohan first came to the scene as a child actress, bringing us classics like The Parent Trap. Her career only went up from there, until a few setbacks in 2007, Lohan seems to be back.
Harry Styles, $75 Million
23 year old Harry Styles is finally the star we all knew he could be. Ever since the One Direction star kicked off his solo career, he has emerged onto the scene better than ever. His self-titled debut album is in the top 10 of all charts and he even made his acting debut in Christopher Nolan’s war film Dunkirk. Styles is quickly on his way to becoming a legend we talk about in decades to come.
Ringo Starr, $350 Million
Ahem, if you don’t know who Ringo Starr is then you seriously need to question your musical tastes. So just in case you’re wondering, Starr is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, and actor. Furthermore, he gained worldwide fame as the insanely talented drummer, and occasional singer, for the world’s greatest band, the Beatles.
Chelsea Clinton, $30 Million
Chelsea’s mother may have lost out on the Presidential race to Donald Trump, but focusing on the Clinton daughter – she’s managed to successfully build up a net worth of $30 million. Her endeavors as a correspondent for NBC and also as a Clinton Foundation Board member has helped her earn the big bucks.
Mick Jagger, $360 Million
When you hear the name Mick Jagger then you better think the Rolling Stones, and vice versa. In his 55 year career, Jagger has been labeled as “one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of rock & roll”. Moreover, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has tried his hand at acting and he was even knighted in 2003 for his contributions to popular music.
Floyd Mayweather, $400 Million
Oh man, one of the greatest boxers of all time (there is no one who can dispute that fact) is on this list and rightly so. There is so much we could say about Mayweather but we just don’t have the time to name ALL of his accolades, the man has hundreds it seems like.
Madonna, $800 Million
“Queen of Pop” and inspiration to many artists, Madonna is every financial advisor’s dream. Madonna pushed boundaries and set the course of the entertainment world as we know. Furthermore, as a singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman, she’s not slowing down any time soon.
David Letterman, $400 Million
Do we really need to inform you that David Letterman hosted an incredible late night TV talk show for 33 years? Didn’t think so. On top of his career as a talk show host, Letterman is also a comedian, writer, and producer. One who has inspired many future late-night hosts.
Michael Bay, $430 Million
When Michael Bay was just 15 years old, he worked with George Lucas on the cult classic Raiders of the Lost Ark, and that was it. In 1986, Bay graduated from Wesleyan University with a double major, English and Film. And he was on his way creating fast cutting, special effects dominant flicks like Armageddon, the Transformers film series, and so on.
Beyonce, $450 Million
Would this list ever ~not~ include Beyonce? Not a chance. Houston, Texas born and raised, Beyonce is one of the world’s greatest singer and songwriters, probably for many years to come. Furthermore, she’s won a whopping 22 Grammy Awards and is also the most nominated woman in the award’s entire history.
Tyler Perry, $600 Million
As one of the highest paid man in entertainment, Tyler Perry is an actor, comedian, filmmaker, writer, and songwriter that just never ceases to amaze. If Perry wanted to try to become a financial advisor as well, he could probably do it exceptionally well.
Jerry Seinfeld, $870 Million
Good ol’ Jerry Seinfeld, the comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. First of all, if you’ve never seen his hilarious sitcom Seinfeld then that’s something you should do, like yesterday. Aside from being a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld is also the creator and host of a web series known as Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
Bruce Springsteen, $350 Million
Bruce Springsteen, aka “The Boss”, is up next on our list and come on, why wouldn’t he be? Known heavily for his poetic, Americana, working class lyrics that hit to the core and his lengthy concerts, Springsteen is beyond incredible. There’s just no other way to put it. The man’s a rock star, literally.
Jimmy Buffett, $500 Million
Ahh, Jimmy Buffet, we’re honored to include you on this list. Musician, songwriter, author, actor, and businessman – Buffet is a master at whatever he tried his hand at. Furthermore, he owns and operates two restaurant chains.
Emilio Estefan, $500 Million
19 time Grammy Award winner and husband of beautifully talented singer Gloria Estefan, there isn’t much Emilio can’t do. Including in November 2015 when he and his wife were honored by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Elton John, $500 Million
Look, we could talk on and on about how wonderful Sir Elton John is as a singer, pianist, composer, and humanitarian, but then again, you probably know all of that anyways.
Mariah Carey, $520 Million
We don’t need to be a financial advisor to explain to you how Mariah Carey ended up as one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In addition to her skills as a singer and songwriter, Carey is also a record producer and an actress.
Simon Cowell, $550 Million
Come on now, we’d be foolish to forget Simon Cowell, the brilliant English reality TV judge and producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Best recognized for his harsh, no holding back jargon on competitive shows like American Idol, The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, and America’s Got Talent.
Howard Stern, $600 Million
National Radio Hall of Famer, Howard Stern is up next. Not only is Stern a radio and television personality, but he is also a producer, author, actor, and photographer. A jack of all trades some would say. “King of All Media” as Stern likes to call himself, at 63 he’s got plenty more to achieve.
Bono, $700 Million
Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist, who is known worldwide as the lead vocalist of the rock band U2. Just in case you didn’t know all of that already! 22 Grammy Awards and a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer isn’t enough though, Bono is also heavily involved activist for social justice causes.
P. Diddy, $730 Million
Sean Combs, Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, and Diddy, call him by whatever name you want, but he’s still the name crazy talented rapper, singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. Winner of three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and he’s also the producer of MTV’s Making the Band, all he needs now is to try his bit as a financial advisor. Or maybe not.
Dr. Dre, $740 Million
When you’re as talented as Dr. Dre is as a rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur, then yeah, you’ll wind up on this list. As a result of his mad talent, he’s earned six Grammy Awards, which includes Producer of the Year.
JK Rowling, $1 Billion
Welp, in case you didn’t know, long before JK Rowling melted and shattered our hearts all at once with the Harry Potter book series, she was actually living on state benefits. Hers is an impressive “rags to riches” tale, one that lead to her novels gaining worldwide attention, multiple award wins, and selling over 400 million copies. Not bad at all! Furthermore, a financial advisor would adore all her philanthropist gigs.
Paul McCartney, $1.2 Billion
Let’s see, Paul McCartney is best known as the bass guitarist and singer for the Beatles, cue the *screams* of adoration now. Furthermore, he’s also a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer that has been dubbed as “one of the most successful composers and performers of all time”. 21-time Grammy Award winner who was also knighted for all his services to music, and he’s heavily involved with international charities. Now as one of THE wealthiest men in the world, he totally needs a brilliant financial advisor.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, $1.2 Billion
Oh man, where do we even begin? Andrew Lloyd Webber is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre who is also known as “the most commercially successful composer in history”. Most noteworthy is Webber’s countless and impressive accolades over the years, one that makes most financial advisors weep tears of green envy.
Oprah Winfrey, $2.9 Billion
“Queen of All Media” are the four (three minus the “of”) most perfect words that could ever describe Oprah Winfrey. Then again the Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient is also a legendary media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist – as if you didn’t know.
Donald Trump, $3.7 Billion
Long before Donald Trump became the President of the United States, he was a well recognized and successful businessman and TV personality. With an economics degree from the prestigious Wharton School, Trump took over the real estate powerhouse The Trump Organization and hasn’t stopped since. For 12 years, he produced and hosted The Apprentice and now he’s the 45th and current POTUS.
Steven Spielberg, $3.7 Billion
Meet one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, who is also basically one of the “most popular directors and producers in film history”. As far as the world is considered, Steven Spielberg is easily one of the greatest directors, producers, and screenwriters of all time.
George Lucas, $5.1 Billion
From one significant figure of the New Hollywood era to another. First of all, you know he’s the creator of the ridiculously successful Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. Second of all, you need to know that while his pockets might be deep, he also gives away tons of money to various charitable organizations without help from a financial advisor.
Keith Richards, $340 Million
Up next is the founding member of The Rolling Stones and on top of that, he’s also an awesome English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and author. Furthermore Rolling Stone magazine has even gone on to name him 4th on their 100 best guitarists.
Michael Jordan, $1.24 Billion
Oh boy, we could rave about the talented Michael Jordan but then we’d probably lose our voice. MJ has often been labeled as the greatest basketball player of all time and that’s understandable considering his impeccable career. His numerous accolades, accomplishments, and product endorsements cement him as one of the greats.
Angelina Jolie, $160 Million
Speaking of greats, Angelina Jolie…enough said, right? On top of her highly successful career as an actress and filmmaker, Jolie is also known for her many humanitarian efforts.
Brad Pitt, $240 Million
Brad Pitt, an actor and producer who has picked up tons of awards and nominations since he first ventured on the scene in 1987. However not only is he one of Hollywood’s leading men, he’s also a massive humanitarian and supporter of political causes.
Stephenie Meyer, $1.8 Billion
Let’s begin, Stephenie Meyer never imagined she would become an author but after she had her first son, a dream came to her. And boom! Meyer penned the first Twilight novel of what then became a series of the vampire romance hit. Since then she’s continued writing and is also a film producer.
Leonardo DiCaprio, $217 Million
Actor? Film producer? Environmental activist? Triple check! Leonardo DiCaprio got his start in film and television in the early 1990’s thanks to commercials. From that moment on, he’s taken on countless brilliant roles, like What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Titanic, Gangs of New York, Blood Diamond, and the list could tumble on forever. With no thanks to a financial advisor either.
Kate Upton, $20 Million
As far as supermodels are concerned, Kate Upton is known worldwide. Aside from being a glamorous model, she’s also an actress having starred in Tower Heist and The Other Woman.
Wayne Gretzky, $200 Million
“The Great One” is a former professional ice hockey player and head coach who spent 20 seasons in the NHL cementing records. By the time he retired, he had racked up 61 NHL records! Yeah, wrap your head around that tidbit.
J.J. Abrams, $95 Million
I mean if you haven’t heard of J.J. Adrams, the film director, producer, screenwriter, and composer, then you must be living in the dark ages. Abrams directed and co-wrote Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in 2015, which went on to become the first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy and his highest-grossing film. Not bad!
LeBron James, $400 Million
LeBron James still tears it up in the NBA, racking up accomplishments left and right. First of all, we wont’ bore you with a list of his ~many~ accolades because we’d be here for a while, but you know he’s got dozens upon dozens of ’em. Furthermore it doesn’t take a financial advisor to figure out that a lot of his fortune comes from endorsement contracts.
Salma Hayek, $85 Million
Mexican-American film actress, producer, and former model, Salma Hayek is as talented as she is beautiful. Furthermore don’t forget that Hayek is heavily involved with numerous charitable organizations, especially ones that increase awareness of violence against women and discrimination against immigrants. Slay girl, slay.
George Clooney, $180 Million
How could we *not* include the brilliant, the great, the awesome, the handsome, the talented, THE George Clooney?! Oh right, we couldn’t. As an actor and filmmaker, he’s made a name for himself that’ll last the test of time. Moreover Clooney doesn’t need a financial advisor to tell him that his work as an activist, businessman, and philanthropist is bar-none.
Kim Kardashian, $149 Million
DUH, of course Kim Kardashian makes the list. Kim is known as the ultimate reality TV personality, socialite, actress, businesswoman, and model. A status she earned through “odd” means but nonetheless, she has made a name for herself.
Kanye West, $145 Million
The other half of Kim Kardashian is known as the rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Just in case you doubt his talent, he’s won 21 Grammy Awards, which makes him one of the most awarded artists of all time.
Tiger Woods, $740 Million
Tiger Woods, aka the most successful golfer of all time. Furthermore Woods is also known as one of the highest-paid athletes and has been for several years. Let’s keep his personal life out of it cause this man has broken and set countless golf records.
Hulk Hogan, $25 Million
Believe it or not but Hulk Hogan is considered as the “greatest professional wrestler of all time”. Aside from his wrestling career, he’s also an actor, TV personality, entrepreneur, and rock bassist.
Paris Hilton, $100 Million
What hasn’t Paris Hilton done? No seriously! She’s a businesswoman, socialite, television and media personality, model, actress, singer, and DJ. No one can deny that Paris Hilton is incredibly talented in whatever she sets her sights on. Nothing is stopping her being a financial advisor either…that’s hot.
Jay-Z, $810 Million
With 21 Grammy Awards under his belt, Jay-Z is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. As a rapper and businessman, there isn’t much that Jay-Z hasn’t done. Besides, do we really need to tell you that he’s married to the Goddess Beyonce?
Taylor Swift, $250 Million
One of the best-selling artists of all time who earned 10 Grammy Awards, 5 Guinness World Records, 21 Billboard Music Awards, and countless more accolades since she emerged on the scene in 2004. With her sixth album out now, reputation, that list of accolades is bound to grow! All hail Queen T-Swift.
Bradley Cooper, $100 Million
To date, Bradley Cooper has been nominated for four Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. Thanks to his roles in classic flicks like The Hangover, Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, and American Sniper. Fret not, the 42 year old is just getting started!
Jenna Jameson, $10 Million
Up next is an entrepreneur, webcam model, and former adult film actress, Jenna Jameson. Maybe you also know that Jameson has been referred to as the world’s most famous adult entertainment performer and also as “The Queen”. Although she no longer stars or appears in any adult films.
Richard Branson, $5.1 Billion
Meet Richard Branson, an English business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Still not sure who he is? He’s the founder of Virgin Group, which actually controls more than 400 companies – including the airline and music label.
Mark Zuckerberg, $74.2 Billion
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg was ranked the 5th richest person IN THE WORLD in 2016 so yeah, that just puts it all into perspective. Actually, we’re too depressed to say anything else. Let’s move on.
Sylvester Stallone, $400 Million
The Rocky star is more than just an actor and filmmaker, he’s a walking legend. I mean, the Rocky movie was inducted to the National Film Registry and the film props are in the Smithsonian Museum. At 71, Stallone has achieved more than most of us can even conceive.
Kathy Ireland, $360 Million
Meet the model and actress, turned author and entrepreneur, Kathy Ireland. While Ireland may have started out as a model for Sports Illustrated, she’s now a highly respected businesswoman. Back in 1993, Ireland founded a brand marketing company, “kathy ireland Worldwide” (kiWW) – one that has earned her a boat load of money.
Barbra Streisand, $370 Million
For five decades now, we’ve been blessed with the wonderfully talented Barbra Streisand. We won’t bother to list ALL of her awards because the list would never end. Whatever award you can think, Streisand has surely earned it. The Funny Girl star has built an incredible career as a singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker, one that we’ll still be talking about centuries to come.
Phil Mickelson, $375 Million
Lefty is just one of 16 professional golfers to have won at least three of the four majors. The 47 year old has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, which includes five major championships.
Rush Limbaugh, $400 Million
And now we land on Rush Limbaugh, the radio talk show host and conservative political commentator. In 2015, Talkers Magazine reported that Limbaugh has cumulative weekly audience of about 13.25 million unique listeners, meaning his show is the “most listened-to talk-radio program in the US”.
Jon Bon Jovi, $410 Million
First of all, if we have to tell you about the legendary Jon Bon Jovi then we’ve got problems. Okay, fine, not problems but it’s a crying shame if you don’t know the myth, the man, the legend. To date, Bon Jovi has released two solo albums and 12 with his band – which makes him one of the World’s Best-Selling Music Artists.
James Patterson, $700 million
Even if you haven’t read one of his *many* novels, you know the name. James Patterson books have sold over 300 million copies, and at 70 years of age, Patterson is still writing best sellers!
John Heard, $3.5 Million
Sadly the great John Heard passed away in July 2017, but at least we have his epic movies to hold us over. Heard starred in The Pelican Brief, My Fellow Americans, Snake Eyes, and Home Alone, to name a few.
Pamela Anderson, $5 Million
Whoa, the Canadian American actress and model is now 50. My mind is blown. Anderson is best known for her roles in Home Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P.. Also her Playboy feature and her roller coaster relationships.
Ralph Lauren, $8.2 Billion
Surely you’re aware that Ralph Lauren founded the Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global multibillion-dollar enterprise! Just this year, Forbes magazine reported that Lauren is actually the ” 91st richest person in the world.” That’s just crazy.
Bill Gates, $90 Billion
Everyone knows of the Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Just like everyone knows he’s pretty much the richest person in the world. Moreover, we all know this genius dropped out of Harvard University and started Microsoft in 1975. While Gates is still a on the company’s board, he is more focused on the charitable organization that he founded with his wife, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Macaulay Culkin, $15 Million
Now the 37 year old has really been making headlines but to most of us, he’ll always be the kid from Home Alone. And the kid from Uncle Buck, My Girl, The Good Son, and Richie Rich to name a few. Guys, he was compared to the likes of Shirley Temple – yah know, in the height of his insane fame. Culkin is more focused on his painting and singing career than being an actor.
Legendary comedian, Jim Carrey is worth an incredible, $150 million. He’s been making hits since the 90’s. From In Living Color, to Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, the world can’t get enough. Oh, how could we forget, The Mask , Bruce Almighty and Liar Liar!
Next up, we have the beloved, late Robin Williams. Talk about legendary comedians, this man is one of the world’s most celebrated. Of course, he was an outstanding stand up comedian, but we’ll also never forget his roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Dead Poet’s Society, Good Will Hunting and Jumanji, among other films. Sadly, he passed away in 2014 and was worth $50 million.
Seriously, far can compare to the unique humor of the iconic Larry David. Between his huge success writing and producing Seinfeld and then his hysterical HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David has become one of the world’s richest celebrities with a net worth of $900 million. Oh, he also had the Broadway show Fish in the Dark. Also who thought after six years, he would bring back Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2017? Pretty, pretty good.
Perhaps, one of the world’s best athletes ever, we have the amazing Serena Williams. She’s got a net worth of $150 million. Did you know she has been ranked number 1 in the world 8 times within 15 years for singles? Also, she’s won 23 singles titles in the women’s Grand Slam, ranking her second for most singles titles in history. Now, she’s married to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and they have a child.
James Cameron is easily the most famous director, besides Spielberg. So, his net worth is a whopping $1.79 billion. Officially, he’s the fourth-highest grossing director based on box office sales. We all know and love his hits from The Terminator to Titanic and Avatar. He’s so popular that a new species of frog, Pristimantis jamescameroni, was named for him in Venezuela, in honor of his work for promoting environmental awareness and veganism.
Fashion mogul, Tory Burch is worth around $750 million. Burch is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania and has since worked with celebrated designers like Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang and Narciso Rodriguez before she launched her brand in 2004. Since then, she’s been endorsed by Oprah and has become world renowned.
Singer, songwriter, author, businesswoman, producer, the list goes on for this $500 million dollar woman. She’s probably best known for her country hits. I mean, she has more than 3,000 songs. With hits like “Jolene”, “My Tennessee Mountain Home” and “9 to 5”, it’s not hard to see where some of that huge net worth came from! Maybe you didn’t know, but she wrote “I Will Always Love You” for Whitney Houston. Also, she’s been in Steel Magnolias, 9 to 5, Gnomeo & Juliet and Unlikely Angel, to name a few.
Another one of music’s most successful, we have Gloria Estefan! She’s got a net worth of $500 million. The Cuban-born American is also an actress and entrepreneur. She’s sold around 100 million records around the world. Her first album came out in 1977, but since then she released an album almost annually until 2011. Maybe you also saw her on Marley & Me, Your Mommy Kills Animals or 90 Millas Documentary. Anyway, she’s written children’s books that were on the New York Times Bestseller list. Apparently, with such proficient language skills, the CIA approached her but she declined to work for them so she could focus on music.
Tom Hanks needs no introduction. This star has been acting for around 40 years and had about 45 lead parts. The world will never forget his stand out roles in Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia, Big and Toy Story. Oh and he founded a production company that produced stuff like HBO’s Band of Brothers. No wonder he’s worth $470 million!
Formerly Posh spice of the Spice Girls, Victoria Beckham has become one of the world’s richest celebrities. She’s worth $450 million, but of course, her husband David Beckham has quite the net worth too. Anyway, she’s won critical acclaim for her fashion lines. In addition, she’s written an autobiography and two style books.
Maybe you don’t recognize this man, but he’s worth $500 million. How? Well, he’s none other than Matt Groening, the creator and animator of The Simpsons. His show is the longest-running animated comedy. It’s been on since 1989!
Matt Stone and Trey Parker – $400 million
Naturally, we had to have these two up next. Matt Stone and Trey Parker are the geniuses behind Comedy Central’s South Park. They’ve been working on the show since 1997. Also, they created the hit Broadway show, The Book of Mormon. Not to mention their other ventures in film and video games. They’re worth $400 million.