Let’s find out who the richest people in the world are right by finding out their net worth and how much they’re earning at present.
The list is not chronological and purely informative! (numbers might change from the time of writing)
1) Steve Schmidt Net Worth
Steve Schmidt net worth is: $10 million
Steve Schmidt is an American political strategist and commentator who has a net worth of $10 million. Steve Schmidt gained his net worth by being a senior advisor to John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign and he has also worked on many other Republican campaigns. He is currently a contributor for MSNBC and NBC News.
2) Kid Rock Net Worth
Kid Rock net worth is: $120 million
Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, and musician. With a net worth of $120 million, Kid Rock has 2 solo albums and 20 compilation albums with combined sales of more than 25 million records worldwide.
3) Steven Furtick Net Worth
Steven Furtick net worth is: $12 million
Stephen Todd “Steve” Furtick, is an American Christian pastor and speaker who has a net worth of $12 million. Steve Furtick was born in Michigan and attended both North Carolina State University and the Metro Bible Study Fellowship before eventually becoming the lead pastor at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He lives on 18 acres of land with his wife Holly and their three children, Drew, Jared, and Elijah.
4) Bernie Sanders net worth
Bernie Sanders net worth is: $800 thousand
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007. His net worth is estimated at $800 thousand.
5) Jesse Watters net worth
Jesse Watters net worth is: $2 million
Jesse Watters is an American political commentator for Fox News Channel, appearing primarily as a host on the late-night talk show The O’Reilly Factor and co-host of Watters World, it’s the weekend counterpart. Jesse Watters has a net worth of $2 million.
6) Daddy Yankee net worth
Daddy Yankee net worth is: $55 Million
Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez (born February 3, 1977), known by his stage name Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican singer, rapper, and songwriter. He was born in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Daddy Yankee has a net worth of $55 million.
7) Doja Cat net worth
Doja Cat net worth is: $500 thousand
Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini (born October 18, 1996), better known by her stage name Doja Cat, is an American rapper and singer. With a net worth of $500 thousand, Doja Cat has released one studio album and two mixtapes.
8) Kate Beckinsale net worth
Kate Beckinsale net worth is: $35 million
Kathrin Romary “Kate” Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is an English actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing (1993) while still a student at the University of Oxford. She then appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland (1994), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Emma (1996), and The Golden Bowl (2000), in addition to various stage and radio productions. She began to seek film work in the United States in the late 1990s and, after appearing in small-scale dramas The Last Days of Disco and Brokedown Palace, she had starring roles in big-budget films Pearl Harbor and Serendipity. She followed those with appearances in The Aviator (2004) and Click (2006).
9) Jon Stewart net worth
Jon Stewart net worth is: $80 million
Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz (born November 28, 1962), better known by his stage name Jon Stewart, is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, media critic, and former television host. He was the host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program on Comedy Central, from 1999 to 2015. Stewart started as a stand-up comic, appearing on television programs such as MTV’s The Jon Stewart Show in 1993. He went on to host his own show on MTV in 1996. In 1998, Comedy Central aired the short-lived The Jon Stewart Show.
Stewart became the host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central in 1999. He was succeeded by Trevor Noah, whose tenure began on September 28, 2015.
10) Conor McGregor net worth
Conor McGregor net worth is: $120 million
Conor Anthony McGregor (born July 14, 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion and former featherweight champion. As of August 13, 2018, he is ranked as the fourth-best pound-for-pound fighter in the world by UFC. Conor McGregor has a net worth of $120 million.
11) Cardi B net worth
Cardi B net worth is: $16 million
Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York City, she first attracted attention for discussing her career as a stripper on social media; she became an internet celebrity after several of her posts and videos went viral on Vine.
From 2015 to 2017, she appeared as a regular cast member on the VH1 reality television series Love & Hip Hop: New York, and released two mixtapes—Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 (2017) and Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2 (2017). Cardi B has a net worth of $16 million.
12) Azealia Banks net worth
Azealia Banks net worth is: $3 Million
Azealia Amanda Banks (born May 31, 1991) is a rapper, singer-songwriter, and actress. Born in Harlem, New York City, she began releasing music through MySpace in 2008, eventually being signed to XL Recordings when she was 17 years old. Banks came into prominence with her single “212”, which reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her net worth is $3 Million.
13) Kylie Jenner net worth
Kylie Jenner net worth is: $900 million
Kylie Kristen Jenner (born August 10, 1997) is an American reality television personality, socialite, fashion designer, and model. She has starred in the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians since 2007, and has a net worth of $900 million.
14) Chris Hemsworth net worth
Chris Hemsworth net worth is: $60 million
Christopher Hemsworth (born 11 August 1983) is an Australian actor. He played the role of Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004–07) before rising to international fame for his role as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2011. Hemsworth’s net worth is at $60 million.
15) Jennifer Lopez net worth
Jennifer Lopez net worth is: $300 Million
Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as Jlo, has a net worth of $300 million dollars. Born July 24, 1969, in The Bronx, New York, she was named after her mother’s best friend who died in a plane crash that had been destined for Cuba. Lopez always had an interest in the arts, which she inherited from her father who was a singer and dancer. After high school, she worked as a backup dancer for various artists before landing her big break on television.
Lopez’s net worth comes from her singing career, songwriting, acting, fashion line, and various other business ventures. She is one of the richest women in Hollywood and continues to make millions each year. Her biggest payday to date was when she starred in the American Idol judging panel alongside Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler; she made $20 million for that gig.
16) LeBron James net worth
LeBron James net worth is: $440 million
LeBron Raymone James (born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of college basketball for the University of Akron before being selected with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft by his home team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
He was named NBA Rookie of the Year and became a five-time NBA All-Star while playing for Cleveland before signing with Miami as a free agent in 2010. As part of Miami’s Big Three alongside Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, James led them to four consecutive NBA Finals from 2011 to 2014 and won back-to-back championships in 2012 and 2013.
James’s net worth is $440 million USD as of 2018 making him one of the poorest athletes on our net worth list.
17) Drake net worth
Drake net worth is: $150 million
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He first gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. Intent on pursuing a career as a rapper, he departed the show in 2007 following the release of his debut mixtape Room for Improvement. Drake released two further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment in 2009.
Drake’s net worth comes from his music career, his clothing line OVO (October’s Very Own), acting roles, and endorsements to various products.
18) Beyonce net worth
Beyonce net worth is: $450 million
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time.
Colombian-born rapper and hip hop artist Jay Z has been married to high school sweetheart Beyonce after dating for 12 years since 2002 when they met at a New Year’s Eve party in New York City. Beyonce’s net worth is a staggering $450 million.
19) Ben Affleck net worth
Ben Affleck net worth is: $180 million
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor and filmmaker. He began his career as a child actor, starring in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988). He later appeared in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993) and various Kevin Smith films including Chasing Amy (1997) and Dogma (1999).
Affleck gained greater recognition when he and his childhood friend Matt Damon the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting (1997) and won the Academy Award for Best Picture. He then starred in high-profile films including Armageddon (1998), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002), and The Sum of All Fears (2002). Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organization. He is also a stalwart member of the Democratic Party.
20) Christiano Ronaldo net worth
Christiano Ronaldo net worth is: $450 million
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (born 5 February 1985) commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Portuguese national team. Ronaldo became the world’s most expensive player when he moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009 in a transfer worth €94 million (£80 million).
He has four Golden Boot awards, five Ballons d’Or, and is the first player to win four European Golden Shoes. In addition, he has won one UEFA Champions League title, one UEFA Europa League title, two La Liga titles, two Premier League titles, one FA Cup, three Scottish Premiership titles, and one Spanish Super Cup.
Ronaldo began his senior career with Sporting CP, before signing with Manchester United in 2003. After winning his first trophy with United – the FA Community Shield – he helped them win three successive Premier League titles, a UEFA Champions League title, and a FIFA Club World Cup.
21) Kevin Hart net worth
Kevin Harts net worth is: $120 million
Hart was born on July 6, 1979, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He briefly attended UCLA and moved back to his hometown after college. He co-founded the successful comedic concert promotion company Funnyordie.com in 2006 and had been touring as a comedian before he filmed what became his first television special Let Me Explain in Washington D.C.
Awards: Winner of BET Award for Best Comedian (2010), Nominated – American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comedian (2011), Winner – Teen Choice Award – Film – Choice Chemistry (2013).
Hart has released four comedy albums: I’m a Grown Little Man (2008), Seriously Funny (2010), Laugh at My Pain (2011), and What Now? (2016).
Hart’s first feature film was the 2012 stand-up documentary Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, followed by Ride Along (2014), Get Hard (2015), The Wedding Ringer (2015), Central Intelligence (2016), and the upcoming Night School. Hart is set to star in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).
22) Jay-Z net worth
Jay-Z net worth: $900 million
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2014, Jay-Z was ranked as the richest rapper on the planet by Forbes with a net worth of $550 million. He is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 100 million records.
Jay-Z co-owns the streaming service Tidal and the sports agency Roc Nation Sports. He is also the founder of the clothing line Rocawear and a part of several major philanthropic endeavors.
23) Tiger Woods net worth
Tiger Woods net worth: $740 million
Eldrick Tont Woods (born December 30, 1975) is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.
Woods turned professional at age 20 and had his first win on the PGA Tour six years later. He was named Player of The Year twice and was hailed by sportscasters as the greatest pro golfer of all time.
His net worth is $740 million.
24) Kobe Bryant net worth
Kobe Bryant net worth is: $600 million
Kobe Bean Bryant (born August 23, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball player and businessman. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He entered the NBA directly from high school and won five NBA championships with the Lakers. Bryant is an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team. He led the NBA in scoring during two seasons and ranks third on the league’s all-time regular-season scoring list.
Bryant was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised in Italy and Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. He holds dual American and Italian citizenship. After playing one year of college basketball for the University of Memphis, Bryant was selected with the 13th overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft by the Charlotte Hornets, who traded him to the Lakers.
25) Oprah Winfrey net worth
Oprah Winfrey net worth: $3 billion
Winfrey was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood.
A few years later, she moved to Chicago to host A.M. Chicago, a low-rated morning talk show that gained national prominence after Winfrey introduced controversial topics. In 1986, Winfrey’s first book club selection, The Color Purple, won both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction.
Her talk shows The Oprah Winfrey Show was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Winfrey also starred in the HBO drama series The Women of Brewster Place (1989) and the ABC sitcom The Jeffersons (2011–12).
Winfrey is the chairman and CEO of Harpo Productions, a multimedia entertainment company founded by her in 1986. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary doctorate degrees from Duke University and Harvard University.
26) Mark Zuckerberg net worth
Mark Zuckerberg net worth: $62 billion
Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dormitory room on February 4, 2004, with fellow students Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
Zuckerberg named the website Facebook because it was a cross between the college directories of his dormitory and Columbia University, which he also attended.
A decade after its launch, the website had over 2 billion users across the world, more than half of whom use it every day to connect with their friends and family. Zuckerberg also owns Instagram and Whatsapp.
In 2006, Zuckerberg turned down a $1 billion offer for Facebook from Yahoo!. In 2012, Zuckerberg was Time magazine’s Person of 2013. He is often called “The King of Facebook” in various media outlets.
27) Kim Kardashian net worth
Kim Kardashian net worth: $350 million
She is among the most-followed people on social media and has her own clothing and accessories line.
Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner (then known as Bruce Jenner). She has one sister, Kendall. Kardashian also has two half-sisters, Kourtney and Khloé, from Kris’ first marriage to prior husband Robert Kardashian.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner are part of the show as well as Kim’s brother Rob who joined the family business after completing college graduation.
28) Sergey Brin net worth
Sergey Brin net worth: $47.5 billion
He is the co-founder of Google, alongside Larry Page.
Brin was born in Moscow, Russia, in 1973 to a mathematician father and a computer scientist mother who were both employed at the Russian Academy of Science. When he was 6 years old, his family immigrated to the United States as refugees seeking political asylum. They settled in Maryland, where young Sergey learned English by watching Sesame Street.
Brin enrolled at Stanford University in 1995, where he met Page. The two became best friends and started working on a search engine called BackRub that used links to determine the importance of other websites. The concept would later spawn Google, the world’s largest search engine.
29) Larry Page net worth
Larry Page net worth: $47.5 billion
Although he is best known for being the co-founder of Google, Larry Page also has several side projects that are just as interesting and innovative as his net worth would suggest. Since 2010, he has been the CEO of Google Inc., but in 2015, when Alphabet was created to act as an umbrella company for all of Google’s ventures, he became CEO of Alphabet instead.
Larry Page was born on March 26, 1973, in East Lansing, Michigan. He attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois where he always dreamed about creating something new and different.
After studying computer engineering at the University of Michigan and later Stanford University, Page started working on a research project with Sergey Brin that would eventually become Google.com. In 2001, he became the CEO of Google and helped it become the largest search engine in the world.
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