The billionaire club! – San Francisco News
HOLLYWOOD — We all know entrepreneurs Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, as well as Bernard Arnault and his family. What you didn’t know is that some celebrities are billionaires too. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite celebrities who are part of the billionaire club. Rihanna, who has just become a billionaire, has not released an album since 2016. Her earnings from her Fenty Beauty and other lucrative businesses have made her super rich.
Kanye West is another musician turned billionaire. He’s like Rihanna, his adventures have taken him to the top. In April 2020, after months of back and forth, Forbes magazine finally said the rapper was worth $ 1.3 billion. Between his Yeezy holdings, real estate and other investments, he takes advantage. He insists that his net worth is over $ 3 billion. His ex-wife, Kim Kardashian, is also a member of the billionaire club, thanks to his businesses that include Skims formwear and his KKW Beauty line.
As you all know, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality show ended in June 2021. Kim didn’t say how much she made on social media, including her Instagram posts. Previously, she said, her payments ranged from $ 300,000 to $ 500,000 and sometimes north of $ 1 million.
Now, regarding her little sister Kylie Jenner, it has been said, according to Forbes magazine, that she is the youngest “self-made” billionaire in the world. Upon closer examination, she fell a little short of billionaire status. The magazine therefore had to revoke the title in May 2020. Another rapper is Jay-Z, the world’s first billionaire rapper. Its assets include its $ 100 million stake in streaming service Tidal, a $ 70 million stake in Uber, and stakes in Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Usse cognac with a combined value of 410 million. dollars. According to published reports, he also has an art collection worth around $ 50 million and his music catalog is worth $ 75 million.
From rappers to directors, George Lucas, the creator of “Star Wars” hasn’t directed a movie since 2005, yet his net worth exceeds $ 6.4 billion. When “Star Wars” first hit theaters in 1977, the film’s distributor let Lucas own the licensing and merchandising rights because he believed the film would be a failure. We all know it was a huge success, since he’s been building up money ever since. No need to lead, unless he wants to.
Another significant portion of his net worth comes from the 2012 sale of Lucasfilm to Disney for $ 4.1 billion. Another director is Steven Spielberg, he is worth over $ 7 billion. He profited from the 2016 sale of his studio, Dreamworks Animation, to NBC Universal for $ 3.8 billion. His films have grossed over $ 10 billion worldwide and he is also a consultant for Universal Theme Parks, which offer rides based on some of his films. This explains the success of the director of “Jaws”.
Another billionaire is Michael Jordan, yes the NBA icon retired in 2003, but his net worth is estimated at $ 1.6 billion. The former Chicago Bulls player owns a stake in sports betting company DraftKings and is said to make $ 100 million a year just from royalties from Nike. He also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team. Madea mogul Tyler Perry has an estimated $ 60 million stake in BET +, $ 300 million in cash and investments and $ 40 million in real estate. His films are worth around $ 320 million and Tyler Perry Studios, his production complex in Atlanta, is worth $ 280 million.
Fashion designer Ralph Lauren’s net worth is between $ 6 billion and $ 8 billion, thanks to his many fashion lines, including Polo Ralph Lauren. The Ralph Lauren Corporation also owns Club Monaco.
Rose’s Scoop: Celebrities turned out in droves for the celebration of Barack Obama’s birthday party at his Martha Vineyard mansion on August 8. High profile celebrities included John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Don Cheadle, Gabrielle Union, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Steven Spielberg, Bradley Cooper, Steven Colbert, Bruce Springsteen, Tom and Rita Hanks and many more.