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18 celebrities whose net worth will surprise you

Not all celebrities are rich, at the same time, not all celebrities earn a small amount of money. 

Therefore, we will check out the details about the celebrities that have a higher amount of net worth, whom you couldn’t expect to have such amount of money.

We will also be looking at the celebrities, whom you think have a hefty sum of money, but they don’t.

So, without wasting any time let us have a look at the celebrities, whose net worth will surprise you.

The figures stated here are estimates only.

  1. Mike Tyson:
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The first person on our list is the former professional boxer “Iron Mike” Tyson, who was in his prime in the 1980s.

Mike Tyson is the celebrity that will shock most of the readers that don’t know about his current net worth. It can rather be said as shocking rather than surprising.

During his prime period, Mike Tyson had a net worth of more than $300 million. As aggressive, rude, & arrogant he is in the ring, he behaved in the same way outside the ring as well.

Mike Tyson always tried to have a lavish and luxurious lifestyle, and in pursuit of such a lifestyle, he lost all his fortune and currently has a net worth of $3 million.

Mike has spent a lot of money carelessly and let us have a look at some of the lavish purchases he made, which cost him a lot.

He bought cars and motorbikes worth $4.5 million, out of which he gifted 19 vehicles to his friends.

He spent $400,000 on buying pigeons and many big cats such as the Bengal tiger and the Siberian tiger.

One thing to notice is that his garden maintenance alone cost him around $300,000.

He used to spend $240,000 per month as his personal expenses and $230,000 on phone bills, cell phones, and pagers.

He used to spend $125,000 for an animal trainer to take care of his cats (tigers). He also bought new clothes and jewelry worth $100,000 every month.

Coming to the real estate portfolio, Mike had many homes. His mansion in Connecticut, which was later purchased by 50 Cent contained 21 rooms among which there were even a night club and a casino. 

Mike also had properties in Ohio, Las Vegas, and Maryland. Mike was known to have more than 100 cars during his time. 

In order to state his lavish lifestyle, Mike once damaged a Range Rover in 1995. He then told the people who were repairing the car to keep it.

He also gave a golden bathtub to his first wife as a gift, which was worth $2 million. There also had been numerous situations where Mike would buy stranger gifts such as watches worth $100,000.

Mike has been married three times and has 6 children. Currently, Mike charges $75,000 for (two hours) appearances in private parties or business events in Vegas.

Although he retired a few years ago, Mike is now coming out of retirement to face Roy Jones Jr. on November 28, 2020. Let us hope that he will be able to gain back his fame and fortune.

  1. Megan Fox:

One of the most surprising net worth that will shock most of the readers is the net worth of Megan Fox.

Megan Fox, despite being the heartthrob of most of the young guys all over the world, has a net worth of $8 million.

She had acted in various successful films such as Transformers, Jennifer’s Body, and many other movies. She also played cameo roles in many movies and TV shows such as Two and a half men, Dictator, etc.

Although she was known to be the very hottest American actress for a certain period of time, Megan was not able to have a successful career with a huge net worth.

  1. Pamela Anderson:

Most of you might be familiar with Pamela Anderson, but very few people might know about her actual net worth.

Pamela Anderson, being among some of the well-known celebrities in Hollywood, has a net worth which has been reported to be around $12 million. 

Yes, that’s right… Her hit 1990s show didn’t pay her as much as most people (especially her fans) would imagine. 

She only got around $5,000 to $7,500 per episode, However, this amount got increased up to $40,000 by the time she had left the show in the year 1997.

  1. Mark Hamill:

Mark Hamill is an American-based actor, producer, director, & writer, and the current net worth of Mark Hamill is around $18 million.

Mark Hamill is famously known for his character as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars series. 

Although the actor portrayed an iconic role as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars, he wasn’t able to become successful and rich as most other people might actually think. 

Apart from his acting career, Mark Hamill is also known for his voice acting in DC’s comics such as Batman Beyond, Justice League, Batman & Robin, Batman: Arkham Asylum, etc.

  1. PewDiePie:
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PewDiePie has a net worth of around $40 million as of October 2020. As you might be thinking why an amount of $40 million would be considered a surprising amount. 

Well, it is not about how much he has earned, it is about how he has earned it. PewDiePie earned his fortune by becoming a YouTube star. He streams gameplays and comments on them.

Very few gamers make as much money as PewDiePie (or more) by streaming games and commenting on them. 

However, it should also be taken into notice that PewDiePie has made some serious comments related to Racism along with some anti-Semitic comments. This might be a serious threat to him to earn any more fame or fortune in the future.

PewDiePie also takes a position in our list as some people might think he might be earning a lot more than this, whereas, some people might be thinking that there is no way that he could earn such an amount (being a YouTuber).

  1. DJ Khaled:

DJ Khaled is a famous rapper and DJ of this generation, along with having some other talents. Although DJ Khaled is not the richest rapper or the richest DJ, he is in the list for the top twenty for both categories.

The earnings of DJ Khaled from 2014 to 2020 are as follows:

2014 – $7 million

2015 – $8 million

2016 – $15 million

2017 – $24 million

2018 – $27 million

2019 – $39 million

2020 – $35 million

The total earnings round up to $155 million, however, the current net worth of DJ Khaled is around $75 million.

In the year 2017, DJ Khaled bought a house in Mulholland Estates for an amount of $9.9 million. In the following year 2018, he bought a house in Miami for $25.9 million.

  1. Joe Rogan:

Joe Rogan can be said as a man of many talents. He is an actor, comedian, expert in martial arts, a commentator in UFC, and a podcast host and currently has a net worth of around $100 million.

It has been estimated that Joe Rogan earns more than $30 million per year with the help of his podcast including sponsor reads and YouTube revenue. 

However, it should be taken into consideration that Joe earns income from many other sources, while his podcast being only one source of his income. 

Joe owns a house in Bell Canyon, California (worth $5 million) and a mansion in Austin, Texas (worth $14.4 million).

  1. Rowan Atkinson:

Rowan Atkinson is the most entertaining actor/comedian in the world. He is famously known for his works ‘Mr. Bean’, ‘Johnny English’, etc. 

In the comedy series ‘Mr. Bean’, Atkinson stole the hearts of many people worldwide without even having dialogues for his character.

To many people’s astonishment, Rowan Atkinson holds a Master of Science degree with a specialization in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s College at Oxford.

Rowan Atkinson currently has a net worth of around $150 million. Along with that, he has a very unique and exquisite car collection.

Some of the cars in his car collection are ‘Honda NSX’, ‘Jaguar Mk7’, ‘Aston Martin DB2’, ‘Ford Falcon’, ‘Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe’, and ‘1939 model BMW 328’.

  1. Ashton Kutcher:
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Ashton Kutcher is a model, actor, TV host, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of around $200 million.

He is also renowned for his role in the famous comedy series Two and a half men, for which he earned around $800,000 per each episode (which amounts up to $20 million per each season).

At a certain time period, Ashton Kutcher was said to be the highest-paid actor on TV. 

It is not particularly known about Ashton Kutcher’s real estate portfolio, but it is said that he along with his wife Mila Kunis has houses in Hidden Valley, Carpinteria, and Beverly Hills.

Ashton Kutcher married Demi Moore in the year 2005, but the couple got divorced after 6 years. In the year 2012, he started dating Mila Kunis and got married to her in the year 2015.

  1. Jessica Alba:

Jessica Alba, although being one of the best actresses in Hollywood of all time, is not as rich as one might expect her to be.

By being in Hollywood from her childhood and doing some amazing movies such as Fantastic Four, Good Luck Chuck, etc., Jessica has a net worth of $200 million.

She is also co-founder of a company called The Honest Company, which specializes in selling eco-friendly household products and baby products.

  1. Reese Witherspoon:

Another actress that happens to have a net worth, which is lower than most people might think, is Reese Witherspoon.

Jessica currently has a net worth of around $200 million and earns around $20 – $40 million per year.

She has a house in Malibu hills which is worth around $6.2 million. Along with that, she also owns properties in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Bahamas.

  1. Gordon Ramsay:

Mostly known for his short-temper and insulting comments, Gordon Ramsay is a British chef, a food critic, and a reality television personality. 

Gordon Ramsay has a net worth of $220 million by the time of this article, which is low than most people might think that he actually has.

He owns a mansion in Los Angeles (worth $6.75 million), a house in London (worth $3.5 million), and three homes in Fowey (having a combined worth of $13 million).

  1. Dr. Phil McGraw
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Phil McGraw is a famous American TV personality, author, psychologist, and has many other talents. The current net worth of Dr. Phil McGraw is around $460 million, while he earns $60 – $90 million from his various sources of income.

According to Forbes, McGraw’s talk show is known to be one of the most-watched syndicate shows. 

He also happens to be the executive producer of the shows ‘Bull’ and ‘Face the Truth’. Not only that, but he is also the co-founder of the app called ‘Doctors on Demand’.

Dr. Phil had a house in Beverly Hills (worth $7 million) that was later sold for an amount of $12 million. In 2010, Dr. Phil bought a hillside house in Beverly Hills (worth $29.5 million).

  1. Floyd Mayweather:

By the time this article was written, Floyd Mayweather had a net worth of more than $565 million. 

Yes, with an amount of more than half a billion dollars, Mayweather stands out to be the wealthiest among many other athletes (even famous athletes belonging to other sports).

In the year 2018, Mayweather came out on top (not in the first position to be precise) in Forbes’ list of highest-paid celebrities as well as the list of highest-paid athletes. 

In the same year, Mayweather earned a salary of around $275 million in the form of salary along with another $10 million in the form of endorsements and other earnings.

Not all the athletes in this sport have been as rich as Mayweather. For example, the toughest competition he ever had, Conor McGregor only has a net worth of $120 million. This is not even one-fifth of what Mayweather has.

The main residence of Mayweather (from the year 2018) is an 11-bedroom mansion in Las Vegas being around 22,000 square-feet, which has been custom-made. He then purchased the house for an amount of $10 million.

Along with that, he also owns a 13,000 square-foot mansion in Vegas itself, which used to be his primary residence between the time period of 2010 to 2018. The price of this house was $9.5 million.

The most prized real estate of Mayweather is his mansion located in Beverly Hills. What’s so special? Well, Mayweather spent around $25.5 million, where $500,000 were spent only for the furnishing of the house.

Not only that, but this mansion also has a movie theater with 12 seats, a candy shop, and a wine room that consists of more than 300 bottles.

Also, Mayweather has an apartment in New York City, a boxing club in Vegas, and a strip club in Vegas.

Mayweather has an exquisite car collection that consists of many high-end cars. It has been said by him that only the cars in his garage that haven’t been driven by him are worth around $15 million. 

During the last 20 years, Mayweather has purchased more than 100 cars from a company called Towbin Motorcars, which is located in Vegas.

Some of the prized possessions of Mayweather (when it comes to cars) are ‘Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita (worth $5 million)’, ‘Bugatti Chiron (worth $3.5 million)’, ‘3 Bugatti Veyrons (worth $2 million each)’, ‘Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse’, ‘Pagani Huayra (worth $1.4 million)’, and many other Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Mercedes, & Rolls Royces.

Mayweather owns 2 private jets namely ‘Gulfstream G650 (worth $60 million)’ and ‘Gulfstream 3 (worth $30 million)’. He also has a huge watch and jewelry collection, only his ‘Billionaire’ watch made by Jacob the Jeweler is worth $18 million.

  1. David Copperfield:

According to Forbes, David Copperfield is one of the highly talented and commercially successful magicians of all time. 

In contrast to the general thought that Magicians can’t be millionaires, David Copperfield is a billionaire having a net worth of $1 billion.

For over 670 performances given by him at the MGM Grand hotel in the year 2018, David Copperfield earned around $60 million (before taxes). 

It is no wonder to say that David Copperfield is the richest magician on earth. Adding to that, he also owns properties and an art collection that is very exquisite.

Only the real-estate portfolio of David Copperfield is known to be around $200 – $300 million. 

David owns 11 islands in the Bahamas, in which he has built an exclusive resort that has a price tag of $50,000 per night to rent (minimum 4 nights).

Along with those islands, David also happens to have a mansion in Nevada (worth $18 million) and a 4-storeyed apartment in New York city (worth $60 million).

David has the largest collection of magic memorabilia in the world, which consists of more than 150,000 items and books.

This collection includes items and books from famous magicians such as Harry Houdini, Georges Melies, Robert Houdini, etc.

All the art collection related to magic is kept by David in a 40,000 square-foot warehouse in Las Vegas. According to the estimation of some experts, the collection might be worth around $500 million.

  1. Oprah Winfrey:
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Yes, Oprah is rich, and most people know about that. But the exact numbers of her net worth might be shocking that a person might think.

Oprah Winfrey is a successful host, media mogul, and author, and has a net worth of $3.5 billion. It has also been stated that she earns north of $300 million every year.

She is known to be America’s first-ever black female billionaire and the third richest celebrity after Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.

However, Oprah came from the bottom and all the money she made have been made with the help of her own effort and talent.

The most prized real estate of Oprah is her 23,000 square-feet mansion in Montecito, California. 

This property is bought by her for a whopping amount of $50 million in the year 2001, and the current value of this property is estimated to be around $90 million.

She also has a farm estate in Montecito (worth $29 million), a 43-acre estate in Orcas Island, Washington (worth $8.2 million), a house in Telluride, Colorado (worth $14 million), etc.

Her real estate portfolio in the United States consists of more than 1000 acres and is estimated to be having a value of $200 million.

Not only she has a huge amount of wealth, but Oprah also happens to have a huge heart. She has donated more than $400 million in various forms of charities (especially for educational purposes).

  1. Steven Spielberg:

Almost everybody is familiar with the legendary director Steven Spielberg. However, very few people might know that he is a billionaire.

Steven Spielberg has a net worth of around $3.7 billion, which makes him the second richest celebrity on this planet.

He is famously known for his movies such as Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, Jaws, ET, War of the Worlds, and many more.

In order to compare the net worth, let us have a look at James Cameron. He also has many successful films under his name. however, the net worth of James Cameron is around $700 million.

Steven has many properties located around Florida, Los Angeles, Hampton, New York, etc.

It is estimated that the annual income of Steven Spielberg is around $150 million. This makes Steven Spielberg become the richest director in the world.

  1. George Lucas:

The final person on our list is George Lucas. George Lucas is a famous director, producer, writer and is famous for his works such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, etc.

It has been stated that George Lucas is the most-richest celebrity on the planet with a net worth of $6.5 billion. 

George’s main real estate asset is a 5,000-acre ranch known as ‘Skywalker Ranch’, which is located in Main County, California. 

This ranch was purchased by George in the year 1978 for an amount of $100 million. This property is used by George as his private home, movie studio, and screening theater that can contain 300 people.

There is also a 50,000 square-foot private home, many pools, tennis courts, etc., located within the same ranch.

He also bought a 9,000 square-foot home in the Bel Air neighborhood worth $33.9 million, which is in Los Angeles.

Along with that, he has properties located in Carpinteria, which are worth more than $47 million altogether.

Bottom Line:

Hope you guys enjoyed this list and assuming that you might be fascinated by some of the facts that you didn’t know before. 

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