10 Surprising Celebrities who are much Richer than You Actually Thought
Have you ever wondered who the richest celebrities in the world are? Well, you might have heard the name of Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, etc., but here is the list of celebs, who are much richer than your imaginations. Whosoever is included in the list is rich enough to own lavish mansions, jets, cars, and yachts. These celebrities have given a shock to their fans with their immense earnings. Go through the list and know more about these dignitaries.
#1 Giorgio Armani
Net Worth: $7.2 Billion
Giorgio Armani, with a net worth of $7.2 billion, is an Italian fashion designer. His name has been marked as the symbol of luxury and fashion. He is recognised as the famous fashion designer for men. During his early career, he was a doctor, but after some time became a window dresser at Milan. His personal riches include a two-storey farmhouse in Italy, Saint Moritz mansion worth $7 billion in Switzerland, and a luxurious villa at Antigua. He is also the owner of Skorpios Island. He also possesses a private yacht, named “Main”, and a splendid car, Mercedes- Benz CLK.
Presently, he has his own design lines. His retail network is spread in more than 37 countries. He signed various profitable agreements, including an agreement with Emaar Properties to build 3 holiday resorts and 7 luxurious hotels. One of his luxurious hotels is situated at Dubai. The Armani Hotel located in Burj Khalifa skyscraper, Dubai, comprises of 160 suites and guest rooms.
Apart from his property investments, he entered into an agreement with Samsung to design Giorgio Armani phone.
Net Worth – $6.6 Billion
Wu Yajun, with a net worth of $6.6 billion, is a Chinese businesswoman. She is the founder, former Chief Executive Officer, and current Chairwoman of the Longfor Properties. She is widely popular as the fifth richest person in China. She secures 299th rank as the “Richest Person in the World”. Initially, she took up as a journalist, but later, made her mind in real estate properties. She gathered her net worth by using her talents in developing one of the largest real estate companies in the world, Longfor Properties. Longfor Properties is a B-residential and commercial property developing company in Beijing. She operates her business in Chengdu, Changzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, and Dalian.
Net Worth – $900 Million
Bono, with a net worth of $900 million, is an Irish singer, businessman, venture capitalist and musician. He is popular for being the main vocalist of the rock band U2, based in Dublin. He piled up his wealth by releasing 12 studio albums. These albums are listed among the best- selling rock band groups in the history of music. U2 rock band has won 22 Grammy awards. He is universally recognised as the one of the richest musicians in the world. His personal fortune consists of Killiney mansion in Dublin, a luxurious apartment in New York, and splendid Exe bord du Mer beachfront mansion. He also owns his personal yacht, The Cyan. He also owns a private jet, named “U2 360/BlueLine MD-83 F-GMLK”. His collection of cars includes 1980 Mercedes 450 SEL, Tesla Roadster, Maserati Quattroporte, and Volkswagen Tiguan. He possesses Ducati 916 bike.
Apart from his riches, he is also a great philanthropist and supports Live Aid, Live 8 concerts, Band Aid, and various other charities.
#4 Jerry Seinfeld
Net Worth – $800 Million
Jerry Seinfeld, with a net worth of $800 million according to TheCelebWorth.com, is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and film producer. He earned his wealth through his popular sitcoms and stand-up comedy shows. He is regarded as one of the highest-paid comedians in America. He is famous for his sitcom, named Seinfeld. The show gained huge success and pulled more than $2.6 billion since it started. He also earned income as an author and public speaker. He is also engaged in lucrative endorsement deals. His personal riches include splendid home in Telluride, Colorado. He possesses a luxurious mansion in Hampton worth $32 million and an apartment in New York. He also owns a private plane, Gulfstream V. He is the owner of Porsche Carrera GT and Porsche 959. He also supports charitable organisations, like Andre Agassi Foundation, Autism Speaks, and National Parks Conservation Association.
#5 Howard Stern
Net Worth – $500 Million
Howard Stern is an American author, TV host, radio personality, actor, and photographer with a net worth of $500 million. His annual salary is estimated to be $95 million. He is recognised as the famous American radio celebrity. He is best known for his popular radio show, named The Howard Stern Show. In 1993, he signed a contract of $1 million with Simon & Schuster to publish Private Parts, his biography. As a judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, he makes $15 million per annum.
His personal riches include a luxurious penthouse in New York, worth $15 million. He also owns lavish dwelling in South Hampton, New York. Recently, in May 2013, he bought a plush beachfront home in Florida for $52 million.
His collection of luxurious cars includes Audi R8 and Limousine.
#6 Magic Johnson
Net Worth – $500 Million
Earvin Magic Johnson is an American former basketball player and an entrepreneur. He has a net worth of $500 million. He gathered his wealth through a successful basketball career with NBA (National Basketball Association). He is a renowned basketball player in the history of NBA. Magic Johnson is best known for his speed, style and liveliness. He is a 3-time NBA “Most Valuable Player” award recipient, 12-time All-Star winner, and made 9 NBA Finals appearances.
Apart from his honours, he manages a company of worth $700 million, named Magic Johnson Enterprises. He is engaged in various partnership deals with brands, like AMC Theatres, T. G. I. Fridays, Starbucks, and 24 Hour Fitness.
His personal fortunes include super luxurious mansions in California. His collection of splendid cars includes Ferrari, BMW, and 2006 Lincoln Navigator. He also owns a private jet. He supports Magic Johnson Foundation, an organization responsible to assist HIV/ AIDS affected victims.
#7 John Travolta
Net Worth – $200 Million
John Travolta, with a net worth of $200 million, is an American singer, actor, and dancer. He is famous for his outstanding roles in movies, like Face/Off, Wild Hogs, Grease, Pulp Function, and Ladder 49. His personal riches include a magnificent Jumbolair Aviation estate in Florida for a worth of $3.5 million. He also owns numerous private jets, including Gulfstream, USAir Boeing 727, Boeing 707–138, and Bombardier Challenger 601. He also possesses swanky cars, like 1957 Classic Thunderbirds, Jaguar XJ6, Rolls-Royce Phantom, and 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL. Besides his fortunes, he actively supports Nelson Mandela Children’s fund, Jett Travolta Foundation, and various other charities.
#8 Julia Roberts
Net Worth – $149 Million
Julia Roberts is an American actress having a net worth of $149 million. She is renowned as one of the most successful actresses in the film industry with the box office receipts of more than $2.6 billion. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in the world. According to Peoples magazine, she was named 11 times as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World”. She is known for her outstanding movies, like My Best Friend’s Wedding, Mystic Pizza, Ocean’s Eleven, Runway Bride, Valentine’s Day, Mirror Mirror, The Pelican Brief, and Eat Pray Love.
Her personal riches include Green mansion at Los Angeles. He owns a luxurious villa at California, a $2.5 million ranch at New Mexico, and a lavish apartment at Manhattan, New York. She also possesses Toyota Prius car.
#9 Daniel Radcliffe
Net Worth – $86 Million
Daniel Radcliff, with a net worth of $86 million, is an English actor. He is popular as one of the wealthiest men in Britain. He earned a lot of fame through his roles in the Harry Potter series. His annual salary is approximately $25 million. He began his career at the age of eleven.
His personal fortunes include New York West 12th Street home worth $4 million, a luxurious 40 Mercer Home worth $4.3 million in New York, and 1 Morton Square home in New York. He drives Fiat Grande Punto. Apart from his riches, he also supports several charitable institutions, like Lupus Foundation of America, Kids Wish Network, etc.
#10 Mike Tyson
Net Worth – $1 Million
Mike Tyson is a former American professional boxer. He earned his net worth of $1 million by winning various championships. He is the youngest boxer to win WBC, IBF, and WBA Heavyweight titles. Mike, commonly called as “The Baddest Man on the Planet”, not only earns through knockouts, but also from various endorsement deals, hotels, and managing various other businesses. Unfortunately, he is poor at money management and is always at a risk for bankruptcy.