According to the immortal words of Oscar Wilde which says that life imitates immortality, it is perhaps the most succinct description of how influential art is in today’s society. Entertainment is the escape that one need from this world, and by extension, entertainers are not just performers, but they are role models, inspirations. Here is a look at the richest celebrities in today’s world.
Celebrity net worth of different kinds of entertainment
• In the world of sports, professional basketball players such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden are the top grosser, with celebrity net worth around $120 million, whereas soccer legends Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are not too far behind, along with lawn tennis savant Roger Federer, and F1 racer Lewis Hamilton, all grossing around $100 million in the past year.
• In the world of cinema, superstars such as Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise, and Sylvester Stallone,etc.top the charts whereas Angelina Jolie, Jessica Alba tops the women’s category. Comic legends such as Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David are also strong contenders for the top spot.
• In the world of music, Sean Comb AKA Diddy tops the charts ahead of Beyoncé for highest earnings in 2017, while Beatles star Paul McCartney holds the spot richest musician of all times, with a $1.24 billion as his net worth.
• In the world of literature, J.K. Rowling is the top earner, with a net worth of $1 billion, followed closely by the creator of the tangerine cat Garfield Jim Davis, and novelist Stephen King.
Celebrity net worth- What does it tell us?
Studies by richestcelebrities.wiki shows that people today will pay anything to get their quota of entertainment, which makes the modern day entertainers the most sought after of all mankind. But with the great power of inspiring a billion hearts, comes the great responsibility of living up to their expectations, which most falter while trying to uphold.