Being a celebrity not only brings a lot of fame and popularity but comes with its most important benefit as well-it pays big bucks! A celebrity is anyone who is famous and is in news for some reason or the other. Sportspersons, actors, singers, musicians, TV personalities and socialites, all can be tagged as celebrities.
But not all of these people are rich and famous. Some may fade with time while some continue to be in the limelight, for good reasons or bad. The following are the highest earning celebrities in the world:
Oprah Winfrey has an annual income of $165 million and is thus the highest earning celebrity in the world. Her net worth of $2.7 Billion. Michael Bay is the second highest earning celebrity, thanks to his annual income of $160 million.
Another celebrity who is among the highest earning celebs across the world is Steven Spielberg who has a net worth of $3.2 Billion.
Dr. Dre earns $115 million annually and is one of the highest earning celebs followed by Jerry Bruckheimer and Tyler Perry. Some other highest earning celebs on this list are James Patterson, George Lucas, Howard Stern and Simon Cowell. All these celebs earn more than $75 million on an annual basis.