Our Top 9 Net Worth Celebrities interactive top nine list at most09.com.
Which are the richest people in the entertainment industry? This is a question that often comes to mind when hearing how much money this or that movie or media product made. But some spend more of what they earn, some spend less. The difference between what celebrities have and what they spend or owe is their net worth?
1. George Lucas $5.1 billion
Film director, producer and writer, George Lucas earned his wealth from his work in the film industry. He created Star Wars series and film franchise.
2. Dina Merrill $5 billion
Famous for her career on screen, TV and stage, especially in the 1960’s, Dina Merrill is one of the wealthiest actresses in the world. She inherited most of her current wealth.
3. Steven Spielberg $3.5 billion
He is an American director, screenwriter and producer whom many consider one of the most influential in film history and founder of the New Hollywood Era.
4. Oprah Winfrey $3 billion
Oprah Winfrey is a highly influential media personality. Started from reading news for a local radio and but became, in time, the owner of a media empire.
5. Jami Gertz $2 billion
Her wealth derived primarily from her marriage to a billionaire from Los Angeles. She is a philanthropist and an actress whose career started in the 1980s.
6. Paul McCartney $1.2 billion
Ex-Beatles member, Paul McCartney is one of the most famous British musicians. His musical career started in the 1960’s and continues today.
7. Slavica Ecclestone $1.2 billion
Slavica Ecclestone is a former model of Croatian origin. She was married to Formula One racer, Bernie Ecclestone.
8. JK Rowling $1 billion
JK Rowling is a British author. Her wealth comes primarily from selling Harry Potter series as well as the film production copyrights.
9. Jacqueline Gold $ 860 million
Jacqueline Gold is an English businesswoman widely known for her time as a CEO of Gold Group International.