It’s no secret that celebrities are typically masters of their craft, and because of that, they earn a lot more than most of us. So you’d think it would be impossible for them to be poor, right?
Whilst a life of fame might appear ideal on the surface, many celebrities actually wind up spending their money ruthlessly or investing it badly and ending up with more debts than their account can handle.
In the list below, we take a look at some of the wealthiest celebrities in the world, from Sir Roger Moore to Lewis Hamilton and Carrie Fisher to Maria Sharapova. Their net worths will definitely surprise you, as some celebs and athletes earn a lot more then you could ever imagine, whilst others might be using pocket change to pay for their next meal.
Jon Stewart – $80 million
Stewart got his big break in 1993 hosting his own shown on MTV called The Jon Stewart Show, not long after hosting You Wrote It, You Watch It. He’s most well-known as the co-host of The Daily Show, which he began in 1999, but Stewart announced his exit from the show during an episode in 2015 so he could focus on his writing – and to enjoy his millions, we’re sure.