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‘Forbes’ Announces Wealthiest American Celebrities This Year

‘Forbes’ released a list of the top 10 wealthiest American celebrities in 2018. Do you think you can guess who’s number one?

Forbes just released a list of the top ten wealthiest celebrities in 2018. Many are understandable, but some might come as a surprise!

The publication looked into the net worth of each star to compile the list. The top ten in this list have a combined $18.7 billion. Wow. A newcomer to the list is Kylie Jenner at number five. She holds a fifth place tie with Jay-Z at $900 million.

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Another thing to note is that the list only account for American citizens who got their riches from their fame, not vice versa.

Without further ado, here’s the top 10 richest American celebrities this year:

1. George Lucas
Net worth: $5.4 billion

2. Steven Spielberg
$3.7 billion

3. Oprah Winfrey
$2.8 billion

4. Michael Jordan
$1.7 billion

5. (tie) Kylie Jenner
$900 million

5. (tie) Jay-Z
$900 million

7. David Copperfield
$875 million

8. Diddy
$825 million

9. (tie) Tiger Woods
$800 million

9. (tie) James Patterson
$800 million


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