For many years, America has been identified as a land where people get to live their dream. There is no other better place to find the wealthy and the fortunate other than in America. Celebrities are high up the list when it comes to living the fabulous life. Whether it is the music industry, movie industry or any other entertainment niche, these industries have produced some powerful people. Hollywood boosts of having the highest numbers of the richest american celebrities. With fame and fortune, celebrities are amongst the most powerful people in America. Something intriguing about the richest celebrities list in usa is that it keeps on changing every now and then. This is because, with each day fall, people tend to either gain or lose some of their investments. To keep tabs, we have compiled the following list of us richest celebrities to give you a sneak peak to the life of the filthy rich celebrities in America.
10) Herb Alpert
The American musician is worth $750 million. He is also the founding executive of A&M Records. He was born in Los Angeles, California. In his industrious music career, he has managed to sell over 72 million albums worldwide.
9) Jerry Seinfeld
Seinfeld is a both a comedian and a TV mogul. The American tycoon net worth stands at $800 million. He spent most of his time trying to make it as a stand-up comedian before getting a breakthrough in TV. Seinfeld is the true definition of a success story.
8) Jim Davis
Born in Indiana Jim Davis is cartoonist who is commonly known for his amazing works in the industry. Internationally, Davis is known for his active role in successful comic strip known as Garfield. Known to have also written a number of the Garfield television specials, his success can never be taken for granted. His net wealth is estimated to be at $800 million.
7) Jami Gertz
The American actress who also doubles up as philanthropist is estimated to be worth an astounding $2 billion. It is believed that most of her wealth is as a result of her marriage to LA based billionaire Tony Ressler who is the co-founder of Ares Management.
6) Oprah Winfrey
Over the years, Oprah has come to be identified as one of the most powerful women not only in America but throughout the entire globe. Oprah hosts a reality TV show and is also an author. The media mogul is worth an estimated $2.9 billion. Her journey has not been a cake walk. She rose from a very humble background characterised by extreme poverty conditions and racial prejudice.
5) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
With an estimated $3 billion as her net worth, Dreyfus is up their riding with the big boys. The American actress is known for her active role that she played in Seinfeld, a sitcom which also featured a whole lot of superstars. As the eldest daughter of Gerard Louis-Dreyfus, it is believed that she derives most of her wealth from her father.
4) Steven Spielberg
The name says it all. Any movie enthusiast should find this name quite familiar. The movie producer, director and screen writer is estimated to be worth a whole lot $3.1 billion. He pockets an annual salary of about $150 million.
3) Dina Merrill
Take nothing from her; Merrill is a well-known American actress who also doubles up as both a socialite and a philanthropist. Her acting career is what brought her to the limelight. The actress is estimated to be worth $5 billion.
2) Mikhail Prokhorov
The Russian born kingpin has been dubbed the new King of New York. Prokhorov controls most of the stakes in NBA’s New Jersey Nets. An estimation of her net worth wealth stands at $13.5 billion.
1) Mark Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg is without a doubt the youngest and richest billionaire alive in the world. He controls the social media network with his Facebook invention. Zuckerberg is worth $17.5 billion.