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See…the way our bank account is set up. Can we hold some money real quick K & J?
Today Forbes magazine published their annual list of America’s Wealthiest Celebrities. The list is basically comprised of ten people who collectively have more money than most people could ever hope to see in their lifetimes.
— Forbes (@Forbes) December 18, 2018
Starting from the top of the list we have Star Wars creator George Lucas leading this year’s ranking with a net worth of $5.4 billion, most of this when he sold his his Lucas film production company to Disney for $4.1 billion back in 2012. Next is Steven Spielberg with $3.7 billion, Oprah with $2.8 billion, Michael Jordan $1.7 billion who climbed the list this year with a $400 million net worth.
Then tied for fifth place we have Kylie and Jay-Z with a whopping $900 million. As reported earlier this year, KJ is on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire ever, not to mention she’s of course also a woman (YOU GO GIRL!). Mr. Carter’s net worth is up $90 million this year due to his stakes in companies like Armand de Brignac champagne, D’Ussé cognac as well as the empire he’s built with both Roc Nation and streaming service Tidal.
Forbes reported that America’s 10 wealthiest celebrities have a combined fortune of $18.7 billion, thats more than the GDP of Iceland. This is also the largest number that Forbes has seen since they started this ranking three years ago and up 4% from last year’s $18 billion. Check out the full list:
America’s Wealthiest Celebrities 2018
1. George Lucas
Net worth: $5.4 billion
2. Steven Spielberg
3. Oprah Winfrey
4. Michael Jordan
5. (tie) Kylie Jenner
5. (tie) Jay-Z
7. David Copperfield
9. (tie) Tiger Woods
9. (tie) James Patterson
Read the full article HERE!