Top 10 Richest Female Celebs
Back in the days there was a great gap between female and male remunerations but now in the 21st century all that is a thing of the past as Female Celebs cash in big bucks and give their male counterparts a run for their money. While there are plenty of rich women worldwide in various trades, today we look at the Top 10 Richest Female Celebs. In this list we have everyone from singers, actress, tv hosts to authors with their net worth anywhere between couple hundred million to billions of US dollars. So without further ado let’s get right into it.
Top 10 Richest Female Celebs
10. Ellen DeGeneres
At number 10 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Ellen DeGeneres. Comedian, Actress and a TV Personality, Ellen is one of the most popular faces of TV and also one of the highest paid with a yearly salary of $75 million and total net worth of $250 million. She did a variety of jobs like bartender, vacuum cleaner saleswoman, waitress, etc before making her foray into TV. Famous for her talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show which is one of the most watched day time shows and has aired more than 1800 episodes till now and 33 Daytime Emmys. She has also hosted Primetime Emmys and Academy Awards and won a Primetime Emmy for herself as well. She apparently makes $8 million per episode for her talk show !
9. Gisele Bundchen
At number 9 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Gisele Bundchen. Even wonder who rich you would be if you were among the highest paid models on the planet, the answer is $290 million. One of the leading super-models of the world, she was one of the many Brazilian models who found worldwide success during the 90s. One of the biggest celebrities of Brazil, she inspired of generation of Brazilians to become model.
8. Jennifer Lopez
At number 8 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Jennifer Lopez. Actress, Singer, Songwriter, record producer, dancer, television personality, fashion designer and television producer. JLo has done everything when it comes to Showbiz. And this shows in her net worth which is estimated at about $300 millions. She is one of the many female celebs who have taken their money from entertainment business and made themselves an empire. JLo owns a clothing line, perfume line and a Cuban restaurant called Madre. She is also one of the highest paid stars and was reportedly paid $12 million for a single season of American Idol.
7. Martha Stewart
At number 10 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Martha Stewart. Martha Stewart’s net worth has been a rollercoaster ride, sometimes going up and then coming down to go up again but through all that she has still remained one of the richest female celebs. A TV Personality, writer and business magnate, she founded the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia which handles many business ventures like publishing, broadcasting, merchandising etc and with majority shares she was once a billionaire. Now her net worth is still an impressive $300 million but it still pales to what it was during her zenith.
6. Beyonce Knowles
At number 6 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Beyonce Knowles. One of the greatest R&B artist of her generation, Beyonce is also an actress and fashion designer and had initially started her singing career as a part of Destiny’s Child before going Solo and earning lot of acclaim and popularity due to her record albums sales and Grammy Awards. With a net worth of $350 million and great business acumen, she has been named One of Hollywood’s Top Earning Celebs under 35. She has her own clothing line and endorsements with General Mills, L’Oreal, DirecTV, etc. According to her, she has invested her money so that she doesn’t have to make any more and can do things that make her happy.
5. Celine Dion
At number 5 is Celine Dion. One of the most popular faces of music in the 20th and early 21st century and was known for her emotional pop ballads. Despite recording several hit songs, she will always be immortalized as the voice behind the Grammy winning theme song of Titanic, “My Heart Will Go On And On”. She has sold over 200 million albums and was a popular recording artist when she was just a teenager. With a net worth of $400 million, she is one of the richest singers ever.
4. Mariah Carey
At number 4 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Mariah Carey. Having one of the most successful careers of all time in Pop business is sure to make you rich and in Mariah’s case it made her $510 million rich. Apart from her earnings from Billboard topping songs and starring in movies, she also has her own line of perfume, endorsement deals, TV appearances and tours all of which have greatly contributed to her fame and success which in turn lead to more cash.
At number 3 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Madonna. Madonna has been called “Queen of Pop” and there is no reason to deny it because she has been one of the most enduring artists of the 20th century. Singer, Songwriter, Actress and Entrepreneur, Madonna has used her talent, beauty and self promotion to become one of the most successful female acts in music industry with a net worth of $650 million. She has sold over 300 million records worldwide and though her albums don’t sell like they used to during her zenith she still enjoys a great attendance during her live concerts and over 30 years her concerts have grossed over a $1 billion.
2. J.K Rowling
At number 2 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is J.K Rowling. The author who became a worldwide sensation for her Harry Potter Series. The book became one of the most profitable franchises ever with movie series, games, accessories, etc has a net worth of $1 billion. She once revealed that she was very poor and would go without eating sothat her daughter can have food. Her life is a living example of how one should never give up. No matter how dire the circumstances are. Her first book was rejected by 12 publishers before being finally accepted. Though now she has started writing thriller novels, the money she makes from Harry Potter franchise is enough to keep super rich all her life.
1. Oprah Winfrey
At number 1 in Top 10 Richest Female Celebs is Oprah Winfrey. One of the most recognizable faces on the world Oprah is a media mogul, television host, actress, producer and philanthropist. She is worth a staggering $3.2 billion which she has amassed over her long career. What makes her success ever special is the fact that she had nothing to begin with. And she climbed the ladder of the business to achieve the glittering heights of her career. No wonder she is called the “Queen of Daytime TV”.
These are some of the most successful female celebs that have translated their success in their own trade into setting up a business empires worth anywhere from hundreds of millions to upwards of billion dollars.