The world today has a large number of entertainers coming from different countries and working in different fields of entertainment such as singing, acting, dancing etc. With a huge number of followers and admirers worldwide, these entertainers earn several millions of dollars with their fabulous work. Provided below is the list of Top 10 Richest Entertainers in the world 2016. These entertainers are well known for their unique talent, charm, skill, good looks, hard work and dedication.
These ever so popular celebrities give it their all to keep us entertained and their dedication for work is indubitably very high. Only the top ten of the richest entertainers from across the globe are featured here in the list. They are sorted out according to their total earnings in US dollars. Take a look at the list and find out the wealthiest entertainer in the world today.
List of top 10 Richest Entertainers in the world 2017
10. Johnny Depp (Net worth: $400 million)
Johnny Depp is well known for his adaptability to different characters in various commercially successful movies. Be it fantasy, action, comedy, adventure, romance or even animation; Depp, the American actor, has done it all. This exceptional actor is popular worldwide and is certainly one of the world’s biggest actors present today. The ‘larger-than-life’ characters which he portrayed have won him worldwide critical acclaim. With $400 million in his fortune, Johnny Depp is ranked number 10 in the list of richest entertainers in the world.
9. Tyler Perry (Net worth: $400 million)
Tyler Perry, the American, is well known for his works in English movies, television and stage plays. This multi-talented entertainer can be seen as an actor, a singer, a producer, a scriptwriter or even a director of films. Many of his stage-play films were remade as professional films. With a large number of movies and stage-plays in his name, he’s surely one of the most paid celebrities present today. Tyler Perry is ranked 9th in the list of richest entertainers in the world.
8. Beyoncé (Net Worth: $450 Million)
Beyoncé, the American singer, songwriter and actress who is popular all over the world. Her musical works are top-class and widely appreciated by people from across the globe. She is considered as one of the most powerful female musicians in the world. Apart from movies and music, her other ventures include endorsements, fashion lines, philanthropy, tour and residency shows. With a wealth of $450 Million, Beyoncé is ranked 8th in the list.
7. Tom Cruise (Net worth: $480 million)
Tom Cruise is a popular American movie star and filmmaker well known for his works in English movies. With a large number of exquisite roles, he has gained worldwide popularity and critical acclaim. This award winning actor has fans from all over the world and his successful films have made him one of the best actors in the world. His handsome looks and cool style has won him a large number of admirers. With a fortune of $480 million, Tom Cruise is ranked 7th in the list.
6. Matt Groening (Net worth: $500 Million)
Matt Groening, the American cartoonist is well known for his works in the film industry. Apart from films, he has also created a comic strip and two television series. ‘The Simpsons’ was one of the television series which became the longest running animated series. Life in Hell cartoon made him popular and even won him awards. A fortune of $500 million makes Matt Groening, the 6th person in the list.
5. Jay Z (Net worth: $ 550 Million)
Shawn Corey Carter, known as Jay Z, is one of the most successful hip-hop artists in America. Apart from being a rapper, he’s also an entrepreneur and investor. His musical works have gained him worldwide popularity and 21 Grammy awards. He is considered as one of the greatest rappers ever and three of his albums featured in the list of the greatest musical albums of all time. Jay Z is ranked 5th in the list.
4. Shah Rukh Khan (Net worth: $600 million)
Shah Rukh Khan, also known as SRK, is a popular Indian actor well known for his works in Indian Cinema. SRK is one of the most successful Bollywood actors in the world with a huge fan base and income. His cool looks and romantic charm helped him gain the admiration of the audience. Apart from movies, his other works include film production, television hosting and stage performances. He even owns an IPL cricket team franchise which represents Kolkata. Shah Rukh Khan is placed 4th in the list with a fortune of $600 million.
3. Madonna (Net Worth: $800 Million)
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, well known for her unique music videos. Apart from music, she has also acted in a number of films which were widely appreciated by people and further enhanced her popularity. With more than 300 million music records sold worldwide, she is known as the best-selling female artist of all time. A net worth of $800 Million gives Madonna 3rd rank.
2. Larry David (Net worth: $800 Million)
Larry David is an American comedian, well known for his comical roles. His performances as a comedian helped him become one of the greatest and richest comedy stars ever. With a huge fortune of $800 million, Larry David is ranked 2nd in the list of top 10 richest entertainers.
1. Jerry Seinfeld (Net worth: $820 Million)
Jerry Seinfeld is an American comedian, well known for his work in the sitcom Seinfeld. Specializing in observational humor, his comical roles earned him worldwide fame. His works in the various television series and the animated film ‘Bee Movie’ has helped him earn a huge income. With a massive $820 million income, Jerry Seinfeld is the richest entertainer in the world today.
These were the top 10 richest entertainers in the world 2017. The undying passion for work and top-class performances makes these people ‘the Richest Entertainers in the world’.