George Lucas has topped the rating of the richest celebrities in the U.S. according to Forbes
The state Director is estimated at $5.5 billion.
NEW YORK, December 19. /TASS/. Director George Lucas, who invented kynoselen “Star wars” (Star Wars), named by Forbes magazine the richest American celebrity this year. His fortune is estimated at $5.5 billion, Corresponding to a rating published on Monday on the newspaper’s website.
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On the second place Director Steven Spielberg, whose capital reaches $3.6 billion in the third position is a popular TV presenter and the owner of the own channel Oprah Winfrey ($2.8 billion).
Followed by former basketball player Michael Jordan ($1.4 billion), magician David Copperfield ($875 million), rappers Diddy ($820 million) and Jay-Z ($810 million), golfer tiger woods ($750 million) and another rap artist Dr. Dre ($740 million). Closes the rating of the writer James Patterson ($730 million).
The annual Forbes ranking takes into account capital stars, as well as of their companies and real estate. In the list of the richest American celebrities can get “citizens of the United States who became rich thanks to their fame, but did not become famous because of their wealth,” the magazine notes. The total amount of capital of the ten participants of the rating is $18 billion (by 7.8 p. p. more than last year).