Jay-Z is now the richest musician in America, with a net worth of $900 million. The eye watering stat comes from Forbes’ 2018 list of America’s wealthiest celebrities.
Despite his tremendous wealth the rapper and hip hop mogul placed fifth on the list, tying with Kylie Jenner ($900 million) thanks to her cosmetics company. Movie director George Lucas was named the richest celebrity, with a net worth of $5.4 billion, while fellow director Steven Spielberg makes it to second place with $3.7 billion.
The only other muiscian on the list was P Diddy who placed 8th with $825 million
The other top earning celebrities that made the list included television mogul Oprah Winfrey (No. 3, $2.8 billion), NBA icon Michael Jordan (No. 4, $1.7 billion) and golf legend Tiger Woods (No. 8 at $800 million).
Here is the full list!
America’s Wealthiest Celebrities of 2018
- 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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