Forbes has released its wealthiest celebrities in America list for 2018 and making the cut at number 5 is none other than lip kit queen, Kylie Jenner!
In her first ever appearance on the list, the 21-year-old tied at 5th spot with Jay Z with a net worth of $900 million each. Can you imagine!
Kylie’s fortune is partly due to her reality show, which she stars in alongside her siblings, and her Kylie Cosmetics line, of which she is the sole owner. Uh, can someone say boss babe?
Talking to publication, she said that social media platforms like Instagram have played a huge role in her company’s success.
Also taking the number 5 spot is Jay Z, who has accumulated large amounts of his wealth through endorsements with huge brands like Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac and, of course, the growing value of his Tidal and Roc Nation shares.
The number one spot belongs to filmmaker George Lucas, famous for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, with $5.4 billion (R77 083 704 000).
The only other woman making the list is our fave talk show host, Oprah Winfrey with a net worth of $2.8 billion (R39 969 328 000).
According to the publication, the top 10 wealthiest celebs in the US have a combined worth of $18.7 billion – that’s R266 468 455 000!!! Check out who made the list, below:
America’s wealthiest celebrities 2018
1 George Lucas – $5.4 billion USD
2 Steven Spielberg – $3.7 billion USD
3 Oprah Winfrey – $2.8 billion USD
4 Michael Jordan – $1.7 billion USD
=5 Kylie Jenner – $900 million USD
=5 JAY-Z – $900 million USD
7 David Copperfield – $875 million USD
8 Diddy – $825 million USD
=9 Tiger Woods – $800 million USD
=9 James Patterson – $800 million USD
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