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Top10 richest celebrities

Top10 richest celebrities

From Hollywood to Bollywood, the soccer pitch to the stage, fame can equal fortune. It’s a well known fact that celebrities make a lot of money. These celebrities belong to any field, profession and successful career like businessmen & women, politician, sport career, mass media model, actresses, singer, writer and lot of other profession which adopted by the person and become celebrities in the world.From actors to basketball players these celebrities can rake in millions of dollars a year. Some celebrities are smart with their money and diversify their portfolio, investing and building side businesses. Here comes the list of Top10 richest celebrities.

Top10 richest celebrities:

1.Sean Combs

Sean Combs was born on November 4, 1969. He is an American rapper, record producer and actor. Sean Combs is known as  Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, and Diddy. He began his career as a rapper in his first album, “No Way Out” and released his first single, “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down” in 1997. Sean Combs launched his music production company “Bad Boy Entertainment”  in 1993. He  worked with artists like Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and Biggie Smalls.  He also formed his own clothing line, Sean John, in 1998 and also he owned two restaurants, Justin’s in New York and Atlanta which closed in 2007 and 2012, respectively. His Net Worth is $820 Million.

 2.Beyoncé Knowles

Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter was born on September 4, 1981. She is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. Her debut album, ‘Dangerously in Love’ was the one which successfully cemented her reputation as a solo artist. The album which debuted at No.1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart was a big commercial as well as critical success which earned her five Grammy Awards. She has won 17 Grammy Awards from 46 nominations, becoming the third most honored woman in Grammy History. Her most recent Grammy win is for Best Traditional R&B Performance for the song ‘Love on Top’ in 2013. Her net worth is  $350 million.

 3.J.K. Rowling

Rowling  was  born  on  31 July, 1965  in  Chipping  Sodbury,  near  Bristol, England. She worked at Amnesty International in London. J. K. Rowling  is a British novelist and screenwriter who is best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series. This  books have won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. Today  worth billions of dollars, the Harry Potter series, which comprises of 7 books and 8 films, has become the best-selling series of all time and highest grossing film series in history. Rowling has written four books for adult readers. They are “The Casual Vacancy (2012)” , under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith “The Cuckoo’s Calling (2013)” the crime fiction novels, “The Silkworm(2014)”  and “Career of Evil (2015)”. In October 2010, Rowling was named the “Most Influential Woman in Britain” by leading magazine editors. Her net worth is  $160 million.

 4.Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986. He is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Drake released his debut studio album “Thank Me Later”  in 2010. He released  four studio albums, ‘Thank Me Later’, ‘Take Care’, ‘Nothing Was the Same’ and ‘Views’. He has acted in a number of television series  including ‘Soul Food’, ‘Being Erica’ and ‘Sophie’, and also made guest appearances on ‘Beyond the Break’, ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Punk’d’. He did voice acting for the film ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’.  His third studio album  “Nothing Was the Same”  received both critical acclaim and commercial success and it was named ‘Best Album of the Year’ by multiple magazines. The album sold over 1.78 million copies in the U.S. alone, and received Platinum status in US, UK and Canada. His Net Worth is $ 90 Million.

 5.Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo  is the richest footballer in the world today. He is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. Christiano Ronaldo had  contract with Real Madrid which worth  net of  $50 Million  and even has a lifetime deal with Nike valued at nearly $1 Billion. He has his own line of branded products ‘CR7’ which includes shoes, jeans, perfumes & even a chain of hotels. Since every aspect of this man is heavily monetized on various social media sites with 275 Million Followers  he reportedly charges $360,000 for each sponsored post on Instagram. His Net Worth is $ 93 Million.

6.The Weeknd

The Weeknd  was born on  February 16, 1990. He is a  is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer. In 2013, he released his debut studio album Kiss Land, which was supported by the singles “Kiss Land” and “Live For”. His second album, Beauty Behind the Madness, which became his first number one album on the US Billboard 200, included the number-three single “Earned It” and produced the number-one singles “The Hills” and “Can’t Feel My Face”. He has won two Grammy Awards and nine Juno Awards.  The album ‘Starboy’ received positive reviews from critics and debuted at number one on the ‘Billboard’ 200 chart. It became the top album in 80 countries within a day of its release. His Net Worth is $ 30  Million.

 7.Howard Stern

Howard Allan Stern was  born on January 12, 1954. Howard Allan Stern is a well-known American radio jockey, television host, actor and author. He has worked with a number of radio stations that include ‘WWWW’, ‘WWDC’, ‘WNBC’ and ‘WXRK’. He became a national sensation when his show, ‘The Howard Stern Show’, gained popularity throughout America. The show that was first aired in 1986 had a tremendous run until it was finally taken off air in 2005. During its run, ‘The Howard Stern Show’ had gained a whopping 20 million listeners and was aired across 60 markets. Howard is also well-known for his television shows, such as ‘The Howard Stern Show’ and ‘The Howard Stern Interview’. His book titled, ‘Private Parts’, became a bestseller and was later adapted into a movie in which he appeared as himself. Stern is rightly known by his self-proclaimed title ‘King of all Media’. His Net Worth is $ 95 Million.

8.Coldplay

Coldplay are an English rock band formed in 1996  by lead singer and keyboardist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL). After they formed under the name Pectoralz, Guy Berryman joined the band as a bass guitarist and they changed their name to Starfish. Their first album “Parachutes”  was very successful and was nominated for the Mercury Prize.  Coldplay  have  won  85  awards  from  252  nominations  throughout  their career, including one American Music Awards,  nine Brit Awards, six MTV Video Music Awards, seven MTV Europe Music Awards and seven Grammy Awards from 32 nominations. They have sold more than 90 million records worldwide, making them one of the world’s best-selling music artists. Coldplay’s Net Worth is  $64 Million.

9.James Patterson

James Brendan Patterson was born on born March 22, 1947. He is an American author and philanthropist. His works are the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels. His books have sold more than 300 million copies  and he was the first person to sell 1 million  e-books. Patterson has donated millions of dollars in grants and scholarships with the purpose of encouraging Americans of all ages to read more books. Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for having the most books on The New York Times  best-seller list.  His Net Worth is $570  Million.

10. Lebron James

LeBron Raymone James  was born on December 30, 1984. Lebron James is an American professional basketball player  for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).  At the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan, James took on a greater role for Team USA, averaging 13.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game as co-captain. He became the leader of the team with Kobe Bryant, who would soon be 34, stepping back.  He was part of the Olympic gold winning American team at Beijing (2008) and London (2012) games, and a bronze at Seoul Olympics (2004). He also has gold and a bronze FIBA Americas Championship medals.   His Net Worth is $ 275  Million.

 

 

 

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