Highest Paid Celebrity Net Worth
Highest Paid Celebrity Net Worth
It is safe to say that being famous comes with a price and most often, huge sums of money follow as well. Forbes has published a list of the top 10 celebrities with high net worth.
Of these rich and famous celebrities, the only female artist present on this list is Taylor Swift. Others include the Rolling Stones, Genesis, Bad Bunny, and Sting as solo artists
These are the Top 10 for 2023
- Bad Bunny ($88 million)
Throughout his two tours, the Puerto Rican rapper made over $400 million in ticket sales for The World’s Hottest Tour and the Last Tour in the World.
Bad Bunny also earns money as an actor signing endorsement contracts with companies like Corona, Cheetos, and Adidas.
- Taylor Swift ($92 million)
Most of Taylor Swift’s net worth was earned from her backlist of songs published in previous years, despite the success of her “Midnights” album. The album was able to make her the first artist in history to land in the Top 10 slots of the Billboard Hot 100 list.
Swift topped the list in 2019 and has appeared on the highest-earners list six times before.
- James Cameron ($95 million).
“Avatar: The Way of Water” brought in at least $95 million for this famous director. After he directed “Titanic” in 1997 and “Avatar” in 2009, Cameron made a name for himself by being one of the highest-paid directors in the world.
- The Rolling Stones ($98 million)
The Rolling Stones’ Sixty tour, which was performed in about 15 locations across Europe, generated more than $8.5 million per a performance for Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
- ($100 million) Brad Pitt
The Oscar winner appeared in movies like “Bullet Train,” “Babylon,” and “The Lost City” in 2022.
He also received nearly $113 million in fees from a December deal in which he sold Mediawan the majority of his production firm, Plan B Entertainment.
- Matt Groening and James L. Brooks ($105 million)
Almost $100 million was made last year by “The Simpsons” creators, a popular animated sitcom.
Ever since the sitcom 1989 came into the spotlight, there have been more than 700 copies made. All of the show’s seasons moved from FX to Disney+ in 2019, netting the duo a previous amount of $105 million annually according to Forbes.
- Matt Stone and Trey Parker ($160 million)
According to a contract they made with Paramount+ in 2021, the “South Park” creators received $160 million.
Over a six-year period, the exclusive contract will pay them $935 million. 14 unique “South Park” films were produced for the streaming service thanks to the partnership between Parker and Stone.
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- Tyler Perry($175 million)
Because of the several productions he produced for BET and the numerous backlot sets he owned in Atlanta, the multi-hyphenate actor, writer, director, and producer was swimming in green. With an estimated net worth of $1 billion, Perry is the richest celebrity on the list.
- Sting ($210 million)
Sting is the most recent musician to make money off of his music library, agreeing to sell it for an estimated $250 million.
The British-born singer has sold his publishing and recorded music catalogs to Universal Music Group, the biggest record company in the world. Universal Music Group represents artists like Taylor Swift, BTS, Kanye West, and Billie Eilish. His hits with The Police include “Roxanne,” “Every Breath You Take,” and “Message in a Bottle.”
- Genesis ($230 million)
Frontman Phil Collins and his band transferred their company, Concord Music Group the rights to a selection of their song repertoire in September for $300 million.
Some of Collins’ solo projects, including his top-charting single “In the Air Tonight,” were also covered under the deal.