Body builders have big muscles. Celebrities have a lot of money. Facts are facts and one fact is that there some mega-rich celebrities. In recent years, the general public has developed an obsession with the net worth of celebrities in all fields (acting, sports, music). Forbes has even gone as far as creating its well-known, and very popular, Forbes 400, which lists the world’s billionaires and how much money they have. Here are ten celebrities from a variety of fields who can claim themselves to be millionaires many times over.
BRYAN WILLIAMS (BIRDMAN)
Bryan Williams, or Birdman, as he is also known, is the multi-platinum producer and artist who co-founded Cash Money Records. By the time he was a mere 22 years old he was estimated to be worth about $40 million. These days, he has a net worth of $110 million and resides in Miami. His label can boast albums by Juvenile and Lil Wayne, and he himself has two Grammy nominations under his belt. Cash Money Records is hip hop’s most successful record label to date, having sold an estimated 50 million records and having made at least $100 million. This in itself is a big reason for Birdman’s financial success, because a lot of the money made in the music industry goes to the record labels.
Gisele Bündchen is probably one of the most famous faces in fashion modeling, but sports fans may know her as Mrs. Tom Brady. Today, she has a net worth of $360 million and has been the highest-paid model in the world since 2004. She was one of the first models in Brazil (her birth country) to find international success in the late 1990s, but interestingly enough, fashion modeling was not her original goal. Until she was discovered by modeling agents when she was 13, she had plans to become a professional volleyball player. She has been involved with multi-million-dollar fashion ads, such as Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, and Versace to name a few. She has even been the face of other ads as well, such as Nivea, Apple Inc., and Ebel.