Our culture is obsessed with celebrities for their appearance, their personal lives, and how exactly they live their lives inside and outside of the limelight. It seems like a perfectly natural thing to be curious about the exorbitant amounts of money celebrities make and how much they’re worth in total. Here are some net worth figures for your favorite celebrities that may shock and surprise you.
Felicity Jones, $6 million
Although Felicity Jones has been appearing on TV shows and in films for quite some time, many people have really gotten to know the star over the past few years. Not only did she appear in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and The Theory of Everything, but she delivered a career-defining performance as the protagonist, Jyn Erso, in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Dr. Phil, $400 million
It’s hard to believe that Dr. Phil has racked up a net worth of $400 million while dispensing mostly common sense advice to people that don’t appear likely to take that advice in the first place, but here we are. Dr. Phil’s ties to Oprah Winfrey got him off to a good start, and he’s also earned millions with his books and personal appearances.
Michael Buffer, $400 million
Yes, the ring announcer from most of the boxing matches you’ve ever seen somehow is worth as much as Jack Nicholson. Before you die of shock, consider the fact that Michael Buffer not only coined the term “Let’s get ready to rumble,” but also had the foresight to trademark it. Those five words have helped make Buffer richer than he’d ever imagined.
Rick Dale, $2.5 million
Beginning in 1983, Rick Dale began traveling the U.S. and finding various items to restore. He slowly built up a clientele and was soon able to open his own antique restoration business, called Rick’s Restorations. Rick was approached by the producers of “Pawn Stars,” and asked if he would like to pawn a gas tank he had restored on the show. Rick turned down the offer, but he said he would love to volunteer as an expert for the show. His appearance on “Pawn Stars” led to the spin-off series “American Restoration.”
Chip & Joanna Gaines, $16 Million
Chip and Joanna Gaines gained worldwide recognition after their roles on the reality television series Fixer Upper which ended after the fifth season. Apparently, the show itself was a huge success and granted them 30,000 per episode. Their overall net worth is said to be an approximate 16 million dollars (8 million per person).
Joe Montana, $80 million
Joe Montana has been given several nicknames such as Comeback Joe and Golden Joe, due to his amazing career in the NFL. During his career, he partook in and won 4 Super Bowls. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. However, since retiring from football Montana has retained a low profile.
Ed Stafford, $1 Million
Ed Stafford is known to be the first human to ever walk the length of the Amazon River. Now, Stafford hosts shows on the Discovery Channel that have to do with survival in the wilderness. Stafford lives life on the edge and always makes sure to push himself to the limit. His net worth is said to currently stand at about one million dollars.
Elisabeth Shue, $12.5 million
Shue rose to fame around throughout the 1980s. You may recognize her from her famous roles in ‘The Karate Kid’, ‘Hollow Man’, ‘Hide and Seek’, and ‘Chasing Mavericks.’ She received an Oscar nomination for her role in the 1995 film ‘Leaving Las Vegas.’ In addition, she had recurring roles on the well-known TV series “CSI”. Her net worth currently stands at a whopping 12.5 million dollars.
Danielle Colby, $1.5 million
Danielle Colby is now known as one of the stars of American Pickers, but her career in the entertainment industry began much differently. She was a burlesque dancer who created her own troupe, which would eventually tour the area around eastern Iowa and western Illinois. She also opened Dannie Diesel’s Bump ‘n’ Grind Academy before becoming friends with Mike Wolfe, who added her to the show.
Ariel Winter, $9 million
Ariel Winter is both an on-screen and voice actress. She is well known for her role as Alex Dunphy in the TV show “Modern Family.” And if you ever watched the animated movie “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” or the Disney Junior show “Sofia the First” you may recognize her voice. The successful star has a current net worth of $9 million. With a salary of $70,000 per episode of Modern Family, we are not surprised.
Emma Watson, $70 million
At just nine years old, Emma Watson was already starring as Hermoine Granger in the blockbuster Harry Potter films. She would appear in all eight movies, literally growing up in front of film audiences around the world. Since then, Emma has branched out into modeling and continued to act in a variety of projects. She is now worth approximately $70 million.
Jennifer Lawrence, $110 million
Jennifer Lawrence’s early career was defined with well-received performances in films such as Winter’s Bone. Her career really took off when she landed the role of Katniss in the Hunger Games series. She also earned the role of Mystique in the X-Men franchise at the same time. This young starlet is clearly set for the future and already has a nine-digit net worth.
Tyler Dale, $500,000
Tyler Dale is the son of “American Restoration” star, Rick Dale. Rick Dale owns an antique restoration shop. Tyler was first introduced to the public eye when he appeared as an expert on the series “Pawn Stars” in 2009. With his unique look, producers continued to have him back on the show. He is an avid fan of antique cars and is considered an expert in restoring them.
Charlize Theron, $120 million
Charlize Theron was known as a model first and foremost until her amazing performance as a serial killer in Monster. That role began a long tradition of Charlize being willing to change her appearance to fit any role. She reaffirmed her dedication to the craft of acting by doing almost all of her own stunts in Atomic Blonde.
Hugh Hefner, $50 million
Way back in 1953, Hugh Hefner changed the world forever with his publication, Playboy. Over the ensuing decades, the magazine would deliver not only titillation, but also culturally relevant articles, interviews, and other content to eager subscribers. Hefner’s business empire also extended to festivals, TV shows, nightclubs, and more. Remember, the now-deceased businessman’s $50 million net worth doesn’t include his mansion, which he earned $100 million for!
Ryan O’Neal, $15 million
Ryan O’Neal’s star shone brightest in the 60’s and 70’s when he starred in the soap opera Peyton Place. This television success propelled him to roles in movies, including his Golden Globe nominated performance in Love Story and as the titular character in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon. He had a decades long relationship with actress Farrah Fawcett and continued to work as an actor in film and television for decades, a career that has earned him a net worth of $15 million.
Willie Nelson, $25 million
Willie Nelson is a music legend who has been popular for nearly half a century. As a singer songwriter he is responsible for country standards like “Crazy” and “On The Road Again, and has collaborated with a variety of music legends, including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, and Ray Charles. Nelson’s $25 million net worth comes from his long career, but there were also periods in his life where he owed millions of dollars in back taxes. In order to pay back the $7 million owed to the IRS, Nelson agreed to share all revenues from his upcoming album directly with them. It took a few years but his debt was paid. Since then, Nelson has continued recording and performing and was even honored with a Presidential Medal of Freedom for being an American Icon.
Barbara Mandrell, $45 million
Barbara Mandrell is a Country Music Hall of Famer who has enjoyed success ever since she burst on the scene in the late 60’s. Since then, she has had hit singles in every decade, either solo or with her sisters, the Famous Mandrall Singers. In addition, she also enjoyed television success, hosting a variety show in the early 80’s and then later becoming a frequent guest star on several different show. She still performs today and continues to draw crowds to her concerts, helping her $45 million net worth continue to grow.
Kate Gosselin From Jon & Kate Plus 8, $200,000
Kate was the star of the reality series Jon And Kate Plus Eight. The show followed the lives of Kate and her then-husband Jon as they raised eight kids (they had twins and sextuplets). However, the two divorced in 2009 and the show continued as Kate Plus 8, portraying her life as a single mom. Since then she has dabbled in television, competing on Dancing With The Stars and The Apprentice. She has also written three bestselling books about parenthood.
Jon Gosselin From Jon & Kate Plus 8, $10,000
After Kate and Jon divorced, Jon was kicked off their reality series. This started a legal battle between Jon and the producers of the show and his conduct prevented him from capitalizing on his fame with a new show. Since the show ended he has worked as a DJ.
Jan-Michael Vincent, $200,000
Jan-Michael Vincent is an American actor best known for roles in the 80’s action series Airwolf and the iconic surf movie Big Wednesday. He continued acting throughout the decade and into the 90’s, but struggled with alcohol and drug abuse. This downward spiral continued as he was arrested numerous times for assault and was sued by a former girlfriend for domestic abuse. During this time he also had a horrific car accident which left him barely able to talk and reliant on a wheelchair. He has also claimed in interviews he owes the IRS $70,000.
Kathie Lee Gifford – $30m
Kathie Lee Gifford first caught people’s attention as a singer on the game show “Name that Tune.” She followed this with a correspondent for “Good Morning America” and spokesperson for Carnival cruises. From 1985, she co-hosted “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee” and became a huge star. Since 2008, she has hosted the “Today Show” with Hoda Kotb.
Roseanne Bar, $80 million
Roseanne Barr has been a stand-up and TV star since the 1980s. She first made her name as a successful stand-up comedian before leading her own series The Roseanne Show. The series was a huge hit, running for nearly ten years and earning Barr both Emmys and Golden Globes for her titular role as the family matriarch. Following the ending of her show in the late 90s, Barr began producing her own radio and television talk show while also guesting on other series. She also dabbled in politics, running for the presidential nomination for the Green Party, which she lost. Roseanne continued to be very popular in syndication, earning Barr a hefty $80 million net worth and even got another season in 2018 which has recently been canceled.
Jennifer Jo Cobb, $10 million
Jennifer Jo Cobb is one of NASCAR’s biggest players. Brought up around the sport by her dad, Joe Cobb, a NASCAR driver, Cobb has been involved with the organization for nearly 30 years. In addition to being a driver, she is also a team owner, which brings her net worth up to an estimated $10 million.
Angelina Jolie, $160 million
There are few actresses that have had careers as diverse as Angelina Jolie’s. She has played mental health patients, Disney villains, adventurers, and deadly assassins during her career, earning both box office success and critical acclaim. She has also spread out into producing and directing during the last decade or so.
John Travolta, $170 million
During the late 1970s, John Travolta made a name for himself in films such as Saturday Night Fever and Grease. He continued that success during multiple decades that featured unforgettable films such as Pulp Fiction as well as box office bombs like Battlefield Earth. Along the way, his net worth his climbed up towards $200 million.
Denzel Washington, $190 million
Throughout his acting career, Denzel Washington has morphed from sex symbol to tough guy to hard-nosed authority figure with stops everywhere in between. He has been recognized for the quality of his performances in such films as Training Day and Remember the Titans while amassing an impressive net worth of about $190 million.
Gordon Ramsay, $140 million
Not only has Gordon Ramsay appeared in reality TV shows Master Chef and Hell’s Kitchen, but he also owns a number of classy restaurants throughout the world. He has been inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame and was also the executive producer of Burnt, a 2015 film featuring Bradley Cooper.
Sandra Bullock, $200 million
Sandra Bullock graced film screens in movies such as Speed and Demolition Man, building a name for herself along the way. She would also go on to earn an Academy Award for her performance in The Blind Side. She has also started her own production company, which has allowed her to boost her net income even higher over the years.
Robert De Niro, $200 million
It’s hard to think of an actor that has played in more iconic films than Robert De Niro. From The Godfather series to Goodfellas, Taxi Driver, and Raging Bull, De Niro has a well-earned reputation as a legend of the film business. He started taking himself less seriously in the late 1990s, often doing comedic roles to diversify himself.
Jimmy Kimmel, $35 million
Jimmy Kimmel began his career performing on the radio, then appeared on TV as a part of the show Win Ben Stein’s Money. He then hosted The Man Show on Comedy Central starting in 1999. In 2003, the show Jimmy Kimmel Live! began, which really boosted his net worth considerably, as Kimmel earns a reported $10 million per year to do the show.
Harrison Ford, $230 million
You may know him as Han Solo from the Star Wars saga, or even Indiana Jones. It’s hard to say what character Ford best represents, as his films have grossed nearly $5 billion during his career. Ford’s take of that has been quite impressive, leading to a net worth of about $230 million. He continues to actively take on new roles to this day.
Leonardo DiCaprio, $245 million
Leonardo DiCaprio was once primarily a teen heartthrob thanks to his performances in Romeo + Juliet and of course, Titanic, but has transitioned into perhaps the most respected actor in the business today. His hard work finally earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor in 2016, which he won for his performance in The Revenant.
George Clooney, $250 million
George Clooney has often been admired for his looks, but his net worth is just as impressive at over $250 million. He began making a name for himself on TV in small roles before joining the cast of ER. Then, he moved into movies, taking parts in blockbusters such as the Ocean’s Eleven series. We won’t mention his ill-fated turn as Batman.
Will Smith, $260 million
It’s hard to believe now that Will Smith started off as a rapper who did comedic songs as part of the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. From there, he became a respected comedic actor on the long-running show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and went on to become a bona fide film superstar. He has been in numerous blockbuster films, leading to a net worth near $300 million.
Cher, $320 million
Cher’s career started decades ago as one half of the singing duo Sonny and Cher. Although her relationship with Sonny Bono wouldn’t last, her career was just getting started. Not only has she had a number of great acting roles, but she has continued to make hit music over the decades. She now performs in Las Vegas in a lucrative residency show.
Floyd Mayweather, $340 million
It’s hard to pin down Floyd Mayweather’s net worth because every time he steps back in the ring, he earns as much as nine figures to do so. That was certainly the case when Floyd came out of retirement to take on MMA superstar Conor McGregor. He already had a net worth of $340 million before that fight, so who knows how much he is worth now?
Jessica Alba, $350 million
Viewers of the TV show Dark Angel got the first look at a young Jessica Alba, who would go on to act in a number of huge films over the years, including Sin City and Fantastic Four. In addition to her lucrative acting roles, Alba has made a pretty penny with her company, The Honest Company, which makes eco-friendly cleaning and baby products.
Natalie Portman, $60 million
Natalie Portman’s successful acting career goes back to when she was just 13 years old. She has starred opposite some of the biggest names in Hollywood and received critical acclaim for her performances, including an Academy Award for Best Actress for Black Swan. She also famously appeared as Padme Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
Mick Jagger, $360 million
It’s no surprise to see Mick Jagger on this list, as he has long been the frontman of perhaps the most famous rock band ever, The Rolling Stones. Since the 1960s, the Rolling Stones have sold millions of albums and even more concert tickets, earning Jagger a net worth of well over nine figures in the process. Jagger and his bandmates have been set for life for quite some time.
Clint Eastwood, $375 million
Clint Eastwood made a name for himself as a tough guy actor in “Spaghetti Westerns” and films such as Dirty Harry. However, during the last couple of decades, Eastwood’s talent behind the camera has become more and more apparent. He has also composed the scores for many of his films. His many talents have helped him amass a staggering net worth.
Johnny Depp, $400 million
Johnny Depp is a very respected actor that has certainly shown that he can play any type of role over the years. His credits range from quirky art films to colossal blockbusters (Pirates of the Caribbean, anyone?), but the upshot of everything is that Depp is still one of the most in-demand actors in all of Hollywood.
Jack Nicholson, $400 million
When you’ve been in dozens of films and received 12 Academy Awards nominations, it’s no surprise that you’d be worth about $400 million. Jack Nicholson has received Oscar nominations in each decade from the 1960s to the 2000s, which is a rare feat indeed. Nicholson has not appeared on screen since 2010, but with his net worth, there’s no reason he should feel inclined to.
Mel Gibson, $425 million
Mel Gibson has staved off controversy to remain relevant in Hollywood as both an actor and director. He’s come a long way since he took on the role of Mad Max, moving on to appear in such classic films as Lethal Weapon, Braveheart, and others. He has also dipped his toes into the world of directing, having helmed the film, Hacksaw Ridge.
Peter Jackson, $450 million
As the director of the hugely successful The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, it seems only right that Peter Jackson would have amassed quite a fortune for all of his hard work. He has also been the director of films such as King Kong and earned money through his production company, WingNut.
Victoria Beckham, $450 million
Back in the 1990s, Victoria Beckham was part of the Spice Girls, a “girl band” that capitalized on the popularity of pop music and gimmicks in the US. Known as Posh Spice, nobody knew that she would eventually marry mega-rich soccer player David Beckham, create her own perfume and fashion lines, and remain a huge star in England long after her groupmates had faded into obscurity.
Beyonce, $450 million
Beyonce was already rolling in the cash before she married fellow mega-rich artist Jay-Z. She was part of a multi-platinum R&B group with Destiny’s Child and went on to solo success beyond anyone’s wildest dreams. She recently made history when her newest album, Lemonade, had 12 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously. She also has an activewear clothing line.
James Patterson, $470 million
Author James Patterson started piling up the stacks of cash with his novels based on protagonist Alex Cross. He’s a very prolific author, having written 147 novels in the last 41 years. He has raked in the cash by selling the film rights to his movies and continuing to put out bestsellers. Forbes recently estimated that Patterson makes as much as $95 million per year.
Tom Cruise, $500 million
When you think of a huge star, Tom Cruise’s name is likely to pop up. Since the 1980s, Cruise has been a household name even though he also earned quite a reputation for being a little strange, too. His long list of blockbuster films includes Mission: Impossible, War of the World, and Jerry Maguire.
Elton John, $500 million
Elton John started off as just a kid who liked to play the piano, but when he decided to make a career of music in the 1960s, he found a receptive audience waiting for him. Since then, Elton has contributed countless classic songs and albums to the world and performed in front of leagues of adoring fans, too. He also owns Rocket Music Entertainment Group, which manages Ed Sheeran and other artists.
Bono, $600 million
As the lead singer for U2, Bono has earned a lot of his money through music over the years. He has also been active as a philanthropist and businessman, including his role as a board member of private equity firm Elevation Partners. He also purchased the Clarence Hotel in Ireland, refurbishing it and reigniting its popularity in the process.
James Cameron, $700 million
When you’ve had a number of films as successful as Avatar, Titanic, and Terminator 2, it’s no surprise that your net worth would be up at the $700 million range. After all, Avatar and Titanic alone are among the highest grossing films ever. Cameron approaches his art with the idea of making good films, not just money, which seems to have helped him reach a high level of success.
Dr. Dre, $710 million
Back in the 1980s, Dr. Dre was just Andre Young, a young man hoping to get out of his bad neighborhood by channeling his frustrations through music. He went on to become part of the rap group N.W.A., then found solo success while producing some of the most loved rap albums of all-time. He has discovered artists like Eminem and Kendrick Lamar too, but most of his fortune comes from Beats, his audio products company.
P. Diddy, $750 million
Whatever you call the guy, P. Diddy is stinking rich. Although he only had a couple of albums of his own and his actual rapping ability is pretty suspect, P. Diddy has made a fortune as a record executive and through producing music for other artists. His fashion line was very popular in the early 2000s, which also helped him improve his wealth.
Madonna, $800 million
Madonna is clearly one of the most popular and influential pop artists of all time, paving the way and setting standards for many female artists to come. In the 1980s, she helped usher in the age of music videos with her outrageous antics and style, and she was able to stay relevant throughout the ensuing decades while also acting in memorable roles in films such as A League of Their Own.
Larry David, $800 million
If you’re surprised to see Larry David with such a high net worth, keep in mind that he didn’t earn all of that money through his critically acclaimed HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm. No, he made the lion’s share of it as one of the creators, writers, and producers of the mega-hit sitcom Seinfeld.
Jerry Bruckheimer, $850 million
Producer extraordinaire Jerry Bruckheimer has certainly picked his projects well over the years. Although films such as Pearl Harbor, Top Gun, Con Air, Armageddon, and Pirates of the Caribbean weren’t always critical darlings, they always made tons of money. He has also produced the CSI franchise and several reality shows on the small screen.
Daniel Craig, $95 Million
Since 2005, Daniel Craig has been best known for playing the secret agent, James Bond. He has played Bond in 4 films and will portray the agent once more in the 2019 installment. Along with film, Craig has also helped bring Bond to life by doing voice work for video games. Aside from Bond, Craig has appeared in productions such as “Layer Cake,” “Munich,” “Cowboys & Aliens,” and “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”
Brad Pitt, $240 Million
The award-winning actor and producer, Brad Pitt, has had a notable career in Hollywood. He has appeared in box office hits such as “Oceans Eleven,” “Babel,” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” On the production side, his films “The Departed” and “12 Years a Slave” both won the Oscar for Best Picture. Although his split with Angelina Jolie has been the topic of interest on Pitt lately, he still maintains a stable $240 million fortune.
Bruce Springsteen, $350 Million
Bruce Springsteen has created timeless hits such as “Born to Run” and “Born in the U.S.A.” His work with the E Street Band has sold over 120 million albums worldwide and has received several awards, including 20 Grammys. The New Jersey native, affectionately known as the Boss, has accumulated a wealth of $350 million.
J.K. Rowling, $1 Billion
J.K Rowling is arguably the most successful author ever. Her Harry Potter books captured the imagination of people everywhere. After the books were adapted into films, J.K. Rowling became an international superstar. The creation of the Harry Potter theme parks only further grew that wealth and fame. She continues to write books and screenplays. After creating such an iconic franchise, Rowling has earned a net worth of $1 billion.
Jami Gertz, $2 Billion
Jami Gertz’s net worth may surprise you. Many know her for her roles in films such as “Sixteen Candles,” “The Lost Boys,” and “Quicksilver,” and “Twister.” However, it wasn’t her acting that helped her earn her fortune of $2 billion. Jami is married to businessman Tony Ressler. Ressler is the co-founder of Ares Management, a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager.
Oprah Winfrey, $2.9 Billion
“The Oprah Winfrey Show” has taken the TV world by storm since it debuted in 1984. Oprah is loved by fans, and her fame helped her grow her media empire. Today, she owns and runs her own TV network, “OWN,” as well as her production company “Harpo Productions.” She has been given credit for revolutionizing the talk show circuit, which is a testament to her $2.9 billion fortune.
Steven Spielberg, $3.6 Billion
Steven Spielberg is one of, if not, the most influential directors in Hollywood history. He has directed iconic films such as “Jaws,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Jurassic Park,” and “Lincoln.” He has won several Oscars for his work, and he doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Through all of his behind-the-scenes magic, Spielberg has earned himself a fortune of $3.6 billion.
Celine Dion, $380 Million
Celina Dion has been a celebrated artist since the 1990s. She became an international star with her 1997 album “Let’s Talk About Love,” which featured the iconic “Titanic” theme song “My Heart Will Go On.” She and her late-husband co-founded and owned Les Productions Feeling Inc., an artist management company. She currently has a residency in Las Vegas and performs to packed houses regularly. This singing sensation has earned a net worth of $380 million.
Howard Stern, $600 Million
Many could not have guessed that America’s favorite foul-mouthed radio host, Howard Stern, would be so successful. Along with hosting radio shows, he also wrote his biography which was turned into a film. His biopic grossed over $14 million in just the opening weekend. Along with radio, Stern is also regularly seen on TV as a judge on “America’s Got Talent.” With a recent contract renewal with SIRIUS radio, Stern’s $600 million fortune is only expected to grow.
George Lucas, $6.7 Billion
If you create arguably the most iconic film franchise of all time, you can expect to amass a hefty net worth. Lucas, did just that, with the creation of “Star Wars.” Lucas directed 6 of the franchise films. In 2012, Lucas sold his production company to Disney for a staggering $4 billion. Although he no longer owns Lucasfilm, he still profits from the franchise. Therefore, with more “Star Wars” film set to be released, we can expect his $6.7 billion fortune to grow.
Kelly Dale, $2.5 Million
Kelly Dale was the driving force behind the creation of the antique restoration shop, Rick’s Restoration. Kelly teamed up with Rick, as the marketing manager and co-owner, to help launch the business. The shop, of course, has been extremely successful. Its success only continued to grow after the debut of the History channel series “American Restoration,” in 2010.
Christine Ha, $200 Thousand
Christina Ha was the winner of season 3 of MasterChef in 2012. To this day, she is the first and only blind contestant to win MasterChef. Since her win, she has written a cookbook as well as acted as a judge on season three of MasterChef Vietnam. She has also opened several small-scale restaurants since 2012. Through her cooking ventures, Christina Ha has earned herself a net worth of $200,000.
Whitney Miller, $1 Million
Whitney Miller was only 22-years-old when she won the first ever season of MasterChef US in 2010. Since her win, Miller has created two cookbooks, frequently appears as a guest on several cooking shows, as well as is a contributing writer for multiple food magazines. She currently works as the head chef in “The Coop” (a popular restaurant in Orlando, Florida).
Jennifer Behm, $500 Thousand
Before she was the season two winner of MasterChef, Jennifer Behm was a beauty queen. She was Miss Delaware in 1991. However, she turned in her crown for an apron. Since her win in 2011, she has opened her own catering company called Pink Martini as well as opened a restaurant with her husband called Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen. She is often seen doing public appearances as well as working as acting as a judge in cooking contests.
Mike Wolfe, $4 Million
You know Mike Wolfe better as one half of the duo from the reality TV show American Pickers. On the show, Mike and crew look through storage units, old barns, yard sales, and flea markets in search of great finds. His $4 million net worth represents not only his wealth accumulated from the show, but also from his lucrative flips over the years.
Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison, $5 Million
Better known as “Big Hoss,” Corey Harrison has earned a pretty penny while appearing on the hit reality TV show Pawn Stars. The show is a family affair, as it also features his father and grandfather, too. Corey has been a part of the family business since age 8, although he probably never figured he’d be a TV star at some point in his future!
Chip Hailstone, $100,000
Chip Hailstone has been seen by TV audiences on the show Life Below Zero, which is shown on the National Geographic channel. On the show, Chip is part of one of six families working to survive life in a particularly harsh part of Alaska. Chip, his wife, and their seven kids live off the land and move around as needed in order to access food in the wild.
Todd Hoffman, $5 Million
As one of the main stars of the reality show Gold Rush: Alaska, Todd Hoffman has reportedly made about $100,000 per episode. Hoffman probably didn’t expect that when he began mining in 2010 as a way of following his father’s footsteps. Although he is now worth quite a bit of money, Hoffman is still always looking for the next mining opportunity.
Beth Chapman, $2 Million
Beth Chapman is best known for appearing on the reality series “Dog the Bounty Hunter” and “Dog and Beth: On the Hunt.” She acted as executive producer for “On the Hunt.” In 2016, she was elected National Bail Bonds Association President. She has since used her position to lobby for bail bondsmen’s rights. Through taking down fugitives and legislation, Chapman was earned herself a net worth of $2 million.
Parker Schnabel, $2 Million
Parker Schnabel is best known for his role in Gold Rush Alaska. This show is based on the mining efforts of a few families that run their own companies in Canada. Parker grew up in the mining fields and claims he used to “watch his grandfather” in the mining company. After his first operation, Parker earned a whopping 13 million dollars in gold. To his dismay, much of that money went towards operation costs.
Richard Rawlings, $15 Million
Richard Rawlings is the owner of Gas Monkey Garage. At the garage, Richard and his team restore old cars for profit. He and his business are featured on the Discovery Channel series “Fast N’ Loud.” Rawlings has expanded his Gas Monkey empire and has opened a Bar and grille as well as a live music venue under the same name. Through his car proceedings as well as his other business ventures, Rawlings has earned himself a net worth of $15 million.
Atz Kilcher, $5 Million
Atz Kilcher is best known for being featured in the reality series “Alaska: The Last Frontier.” The series shows how Altz, along with other families, continue to live off the land as well as maintain their homesteads. Aside from being a reality star, Kilcher is also a musician and has released several songs. His daughter, Jewel, inherited his musical genes and is a world-renowned pop star.
Atz Lee Kilcher, $2 Million
Atz Lee Kilcher is one of the many people featured on the reality series “Alaska: The Last Frontier.” Like he did throughout his childhood, Atz Lee and his family live off the Alaskan land. When Atz Lee was younger, he left Alaska in search of bigger and better things. However, he realized the Alaskan wilderness was where he belonged. He never wants to live in mainland U.S.A. ever again.
Jewel Kilcher, $30 Million
Jewel Kilcher, better known just as Jewel, was born in Homer, Alaska. Her father was a musician and it was apparent at an early age that she had inherited the musical genes. She left Alaska at 15 years old to pursue singing. After being noticed during a performance in a coffee shop in California, she was signed to Atlantic Records. She released her first album in 1995. The album went 12-times platinum. She has since released over 10 more studio albums.
Sabrina Soto, $2 Million
Sabrina Soto is best known for her work on The High/Low Project and as a featured designer on HGTV’d. She has made guest appearances on countless other series such as White House Christmas, Get It Sold, Real Estate Intervention, and HGTV Green Home. Along with TV show host, Soto is also a Target home style expert as well as a licensed real estate agent.
Paige Spiranac, $1 million
Paige Spiranac rose through the ranks of the sports industry as a professional trick-shot golfer. She played professionally for about a year and participated in tournaments such as the Cactus Tour and the Dubai Ladies Masters. However, she recently made headlines for posing in the 2018 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Spiranac is also a big supporter of Cybersmile, a nonprofit against cyberbullying.
Ruby Rose, $2 million
Ruby Rose became a prominent name in the entertainment industry as a host on MTV Australia. From there, she landed various high-profile modeling gigs, which eventually paved the way for her to enter Hollywood. She had a recurring role on the hit series “Orange is the New Black,” as well as roles in action films such as “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” and “John Wick: Chapter 2.” Through her work as a VJ, DJ, actress, and model, Ruby Rose has earned a net worth of $2 million.
Egypt Sherrod, $2 million
After receiving her telecommunications degree from a university in Philadelphia, Egypt Sherrod began her career at a local radio station. As her popularity grew, she earned her real estate license. She was well-liked by the public, and therefore, she was easily able to jump into broadcasting and became a correspondent for series such as “The Maury Show.” However, more recently, she is best-known for her work on “Property Virgins.”
Debby Ryan, $4 million
Debby Ryan was a child star who rose to prominence in Hollywood on the hit children’s TV series, “Barney & Friends.” She was quickly noticed and signed by Disney, which led to appearances in series such as “The Suite Life On Deck” and “The Wizards of Waverly Place.” She has been able to transition from child star to normal adult actor without any scandal (unlike many Disney child stars). Her most recent role was in the 2018 mystery film “Cover Versions.” She also is the lead singer of the band “The Never Ending.”
Christina El Moussa, $4 million
Along with her ex, Tarek El Moussa, Christina was part of the couple that made Flip or Flop a runaway hit for HGTV. On the show, the couple would buy houses for low prices, do some work on them and then “flip” them for a higher price, earning a tidy profit along the way. Her efforts have helped her build up a very nice net worth.
Ronda Rousey, $12 Million
Ronda Rousey is a champion MMA and judoka fighter. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Rousey became the first American woman to win a medal in Judo. She has also participated in several fights in WWE. Outside of fighting, she has made appearances in several films as well as written an autobiography, My Fight, Your Fight. Rousey has fought her way to an amazing net worth of $12 million.
Edd China, $1.5 Million
Edd China is best known as the co-presenter of the Discovery Channel series “Wheeler and Dealers.” The mechanic and motor specialist host the series from 2003-2017. Along with working on “Wheelers and Dealers,” China also acts as the managing director for companies Grease Junkie and Cummfy Banana Ltd. He has made guest appearances on several other series such as “Top Gear,” “Scrapheap Challenge,” and “Fifth Gear.”
Lisa Kelly, $500 Thousand
Lisa Kelly is a truck driver who has been featured on the reality series “Ice Road Truckers.” For many seasons, she was the only female featured on the show. She believes due to her gender she has to work “twice as hard and “get the job done as fast, or faster” than her male counterparts. Kelly was also featured in the spin-off series “Ice Road Truckers: Deadliest Roads.”
Frank Fritz, $4 Million
Frank Fritz is the other half of the hit show American Pickers, along with longtime pal Mike Wolfe. Frank prides himself on finding value in objects that others overlook, but he has a particular passion for motorcycles. Many times, a lot of the show’s funniest moments come from partner Mike trying to keep Frank from going crazy with his spending.
Aretha Franklin, $80 million
The Queen of Soul and one of the most legendary singers of the 20th century, Aretha Franklin passed away last month. The singer had earned 18 Grammies, was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and had 73 top 100 songs, a record she held for decades. This incredible career left her with a net worth of $80 million and the love of millions of more fans.
Randy Orton, $11 million
Randy Orton is one of professional wrestling’s biggest stars. Since debuting in 2001, Orton has won several champion titles, and has become one of the WWE’s greatest attractions and merchandise sellers, earning him $2.9 million in 2017 alone!