The world today has a large number of entertainers who excel in singing, acting, dancing and many other forms of entertainment. Their unique talent, charm, skill, good looks, hard work and dedication earn them many fans and followers worldwide. They give it their all to keep us entertained and their dedication for work is indubitably very high. These entertainers earn several millions of dollars with their fabulous work. Provided below is the list of Top 8 Richest Entertainers in the world 2016.
Beyoncé is a popular American actress and songwriter. The musical works done by the entertainer is widely appreciated by people from all over the globe. In addition to movies and music, she’s also a part of advertisements, tours and other stage shows. With a wealth of $450 Million, Beyoncé takes 8th place in the list.
7. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is a popular American movie star and filmmaker. He is well known for his exquisite roles in highly successful and critically acclaimed English movies. This award winning actor has fans from all over the world and his successful films, cool looks and high style quotient have earned him millions. With a huge value of $480 million, Tom Cruise is ranked 7th in the list highest paid Hollywood actors.
6. Matt Groening
Matt Groening, the American cartoonist is well known for his works in the film industry. He has also created a comic strip and two television series. ‘The Simpsons’ animated series was a highly successful campaign. His work in cartoons made him popular and earned him several awards. A fortune of $500 million gives Matt Groening the 6th position in the list.
5. Jay Z
Shawn Corey Carter, known as Jay Z, is a globally popular American hip hop artist. His musical works have gained him worldwide popularity and 21 Grammy awards. He is well known as a rapper and three of his albums featured in the list of the greatest musical albums of all time. The net income earned by this star is $550 million.
4. Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan, (also known as SRK), is well known for his works in Indian Cinema. This Indian star is one of the most successful actors in the world. The huge income that he earns is due to his dedicated work in movies. He is well known for his romantic charm and stylish appearances. In addition to films, his works include film production, television hosting and stage performances. The IPL cricket team franchise which represents Kolkata is owned by this star. Shah Rukh Khan is placed 4th in the list with a fortune of $600 million.
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer who is well known for her music videos that are very unique. Apart from music, she has also acted in a number of films which were a commercial success at the box office. Millions copies of her music records are sold globally and she earns a net income of $800 Million. She’s one of the most admired women in the world.
2. Larry David
Larry David is an American comedian, well known for his comical roles. His mind-blowing comical performances helped him become one of the greatest comedy stars ever. With a huge fortune of $800 million, Larry David takes 2nd spot in the list of top 8 richest entertainers.
1. Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld is an American comedian who is well known for his work in the American television sitcom ‘Seinfeld’. Specializing in observational humour, his comical roles earned him worldwide fame. Jerry is a popular star who acts in various television series. His contribution for the animated films and TV shows has helped him earn a huge income. A massive $820 million income makes Jerry Seinfeld the richest entertainer in the world today.
These were the top 8 richest entertainers in the world 2016. The undying passion for work and top-class performances makes these people ‘the richest in the world’.
Top 8 Richest Entertainers in the world 2016
- Jerry Seinfeld
- Larry David
- Shah Rukh Khan
- Jay Z
- Matt Groening
- Tom Cruise