Celebrities come in all shapes and sizes. While some of them love to be in the spotlight and show off their lavish lifestyle, there are others who would rather remain quiet about their wealth.
We’ve all read the stories where celebrities have earned hundreds of millions of dollars, yet they are still somehow broke. They are proof that just because you make a lot of money doesn’t mean you have good financial habits.
Then there are these celebrities listed here. You’ve seen them. Maybe watched their shows or movies. But what you didn’t know is just how wealthy these celebrities really are.
Here’s a list of 10 celebrities that are richer than you think:
Peter Stormare acted in movies such as “Jurassic Park,” “The Big Lebowski,” and “Fargo.” He has performed in more than 178 TV shows and films since 1978.
This means he has had about five big projects every year, hence the success. He is worth $215 million, but surprisingly, he does not give the impression of a rich guy.
Rowan Atkinson is popularly known as Mr. Bean. His characters as Johnny English and Mr. Bean were unique in America, and they took the entertainment industry by storm.
Currently, his career is not at the peak anymore, but he continues to enjoy the benefits of his work. In fact, his net worth continues to grow and has doubled over the last few years. His is net worth is $130 million.
Matt Stone and Trey Parker
This duo created the “South Park” show. They are Cartman and Kyle, and each one of them is worth $500 million.
While “South Park” is their biggest show ever for them, they also have the Broadway hit known as “Book of Mormon.” This other show earned them over $500 million globally.
Judy Sheindlin’s show is a hit and doing well. Judy who is a real former judge is also a smart and shrewd negotiator. In 2016, she was earning $47 million per year and was declared the highest earning TV personality in 2016.
Sheindlin says her money is made through smart negotiations and especially with CBS bosses. For every show they accepted her terms, she produced the shows herself and so far she is worth $350 million.
PewDiePie is a social media gamer / vlogger who has amassed a huge following. He is not super famous compared to some of these celebrities, but how he managed to earn it is remarkable. He is a YouTube star!
YouTube stars are a new trend of celebrities, and currently, he is the highest paid on. He earns through streaming and commentating on online games. It’s estimated his net worth is about $20 million dollars. Not very much considering he earns about $1 million dollars per month from YouTube.
Larry David shot to fame mainly because of his role in the “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” He was one of the writers and co-creators in the show. In the ’90s, he created the Seinfeld show where he and Jerry Seinfeld blend their humor to make a show that became extremely successful.
The show marked the beginning of more success in his career. It was through Seinfeld show that Larry made good money. He made $250 million from unprecedented syndication and when Hulu bought it, he got $80 million. His net worth is $400 million. But, despite being so rich, it’s said he still lives a humble lifestyle.
Jimmy Buffett is a simple looking guy, and it is not even possible to think of him as a rich guy. He started in New Orleans as a busker, but now has almost 30 records and more than 40 live tours.
He has invested smartly in restaurants, casino, and a hotel. His net worth is estimated to be around $600 million.
David Copperfield may be the only known magician who is commercially successful. According to Forbes, his net worth is $930 million.
It’s shocking and he is just a few million away from joining the billionaires club. He makes his money from shows in hotels, corporate gigs, and world tours.
Bob Saget is best known for his role in the early 90’s film, “Full House.” He is estimated to be worth $100 million. This net worth excludes his Netflix-exclusive show ‘’Fuller House”
The last time he made a fortune was when he was a narrator of “How I Met Your Mother.”
Bob is also a stand- up comedian, a host of ‘’America’s Funniest Home Videos’’ and also has an extra income from the reruns which earns him a hefty yearly salary.
Jessica Alba’s net worth is $200 million. Although Jessica has been in the movie industry since she was thirteen, she is not in the list of all-time richest actresses.
Alba’s major box-office smash was in 2000’s, but she has been consistently working in television and film.
In addition to her movie paychecks, Alba founded ‘’The Honest Company’’, which makes green household products and was estimated to be worth $1.7 billion by 2015.