44 Famous People Who I Didn't Realize Were As Rich As They Are, But Boy They Have A Butt Ton Of Money

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We all know that a lot of famous people are rich. They are millionaires! I'm a dollaraire. We are not the same.


But while some celebs are millionaires, others are like, multi, multi, multimillionaires. And whilst browsing through the net worths of famous people, I found out there are celebs who are richer than most. Some that I never expected to be as rich as they are.


Reminder, take the following info with a tiny grain of salt, because it came from the internet. However, it's still most likely in ballpark range of their wealth, meaning...they are still REALLY RICH NO MATTER WHAT.

1.Carrot Top: $70 million

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He has been headlining a show at the Luxor Hotel in Vegas since 2005, and it makes him around $8 million per year.

2.Vanna White: $85 million

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She makes $10 million a year to reveal letters on Wheel Of Fortune.

3.Kaley Cuoco: $100 million

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She made $1 million per episode on The Big Bang Theory.

4.Kenny G: $100 million

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He is the most famous saxophone player in the world and he invested in Starbucks early on. Stock money + sax money = good.

5.LL Cool J: $120 million

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Other than his music career, he makes $350,000 per episode on NCIS.

6.Rowan Atkinson: $150 million

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Mr. Bean made that dough and these days has a huge car collection. He sold one of his cars for $12 million in 2015.

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Karwai Tang / WireImage

7.David Guetta: $150 million

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In 2021, he sold his entire catalog of music to Warner Music for $100 million.

8.Heidi Klum: $160 million

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She makes $19 million a year from all her various ventures.

9.Jim Parsons: $160 million

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He was making $1 million an episode on The Big Bang Theory.

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Walter Mcbride / WireImage

10.Sacha Baron Cohen: $160 million

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It's all that Borat money.

11.Adam Levine: $160 million

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He started his own record label and also made $14 million a year judging on The Voice.

12.Sofia Vergara: $180 million

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At one point she was making $500 Thousand per episode of Modern Family.

13.Usher: $180 million

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He sings, acts, and is part owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and the music streaming service Tidal.

14.Master P: $200 million

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He is a media mogul in addition to being a rapper, with a salary of about $20 million a year.

15.Ed Sheeran: $200 million

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He made $64 million between 2019–2020 from touring and stuff.

16.Babyface: $200 million

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He doesn't just sing, but he writes and produces for other huge music stars too.

17.Jessica Simpson: $200 million

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A lot comes from her retail endeavors, particularly the Jessica Simpson Collection.

18.Gordon Ramsey: $200 million

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He has a restaurant empire and is always on TV. He makes around $45 million a year from it all.

19.Vin Diesel: $225 million

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He makes a lot of money from the Fast and Furious movies, including $20 million for the 10th one.

20.Samuel L. Jackson: $250 million

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He earns around $5 million every time he appears as Nick Fury in the Marvel movies.

21.Pharrell: $250 million

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He produces and also does a lot of collaborations in the fashion industry.

22.Steve Harvey: $200 million

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He makes money from hosting Family Feud, but even more money from his radio show.

23.Adele: $220 million

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She's Adele.

24.Denzel Washington: $280 million

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He acts, produces, directs. He made around $40 million for The Little Things. He's Denzel.

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Taylor Hill / WireImage

25.Calvin Harris: $300 million

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He makes around $30 million a year. He is the richest DJ in the world!

26.Robert Downey Jr.: $300 million

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In total he earned around $350 million from playing Iron Man for nearly 15 years.

27.Katy Perry: $330 million

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Her money isn't just from being a huge artist, but also from judging on American Idol, which paid her $25 million a year.

28.Keanu Reeves: $380 million

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He has earned around $200 million from the Matrix movies alone.

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Albert L. Ortega / Getty Images

29.Jennifer Lopez: $400 million

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She acts, sings, dances, and has her own clothing line and fragrance.

30.Penn and Teller: $400 million

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They are each worth $200 million, all from magic + comedy.

31.Gisele Bündchen: $400 million

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From 2002–2017, she was the highest paid model.

32.Jackie Chan: $400 million

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He is not only an actor, but also owns a production company and a line of movie theaters in China.

33.Garth Brooks: $400 million

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If he's touring, he can earn up to $90 million a year.

34.Shania Twain: $400 million

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She has sold more than 85 million albums. It makes sense.

35.Judge Judy: $440 million

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She literally made $47 million a YEAR from Judge Judy.

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36.Adam Sandler: $420 million

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He makes $20 million for every movie he makes.

37.Dr. Phil: $460 million

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He makes $80 million a year thanks to his show.

38.George Clooney: $500 million

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He co-owned Casamigos tequila and when they sold it, he made $150 million after taxes.

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39.Simon Cowell: $600 million

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He produces and/or judges America's Got Talent, The X-Factor, and Britain's Got Talent. He earns dozens of millions per year for each show.

40.Howard Stern: $650 million

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He makes around $330,000 per episode for his radio show, and also owns a lottt of real estate.

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41.Bono: $700 million

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Obviously we know him from U2 but he also has a side-hustle as a real estate investor, and is on the board of a private equity firm called Elevation Partners and something called Zipline drone delivery.

42.Dwayne Johnson: $800 million

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It's not just from acting, but also from being a stakeholder in Teremana Tequila.

43.Jerry Seinfeld: $950 million

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In 2019, Netflix paid $500 million to acquire the rights to Seinfeld for five years.

44.Rihanna: $1.2 billion

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Thanks in large part to Fenty Beauty and Savage x Fenty.

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