Here in the world there stands a tough competition among all the men and women of the world to be the best and the most successful. Success can be categorized in several categories. Some define success as achieving their aim of life and there are others who define success as to be the richest of all. Here is a list of the top 10 richest celebrities of the world in 2013. This list has been compiled considering assets of these celebrities. You might see some celebrities missing in the list because we have focused a particular brand of celebrities who got rich in no time. You can also share your thoughts about this list by commenting on this post. We will appreciate it and consider it while compiling lists for the future. These richest people of the world are naturally talented and earn a lot. We have tried our level best to include at least one celebrity form one profession. Now you can have a look at richest celebrities of the world.
10. J.K. Rowling
The genius mind behind one of the greatest writing pieces of all the times is the one and only J.K Rowling. She is now considered to be one of the richest writers of all times who have earned totally by their writings. Harry Potter series is a series a generation has grown up with. It has fans all around the globe. She has total assets of 970 million dollars. Rowling’s this piece of writing has also been presented on the big screen and the series has been the highest grossing series of the box office. The movies earned a sum of 7.7 billion dollars at the time when dollar was at an unadjusted situation and inflation was at its peak.
9. Steven Spielberg
When you speak of Steven Spielberg you seem to be speaking the name of King of the big screen. He is one of the best directors of Hollywood. The films which he directs or directed hit the charts with an average of almost 157 million dollars. His total assets are around 3 billion dollars.
8. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey is the queen of television. She has now got her own tv network which is titled as ‘Oprah Winfrey Network,” OWN”’. Her total assets are estimated to be 2.7 billion dollars. She is the one who has turned authors into celebrities. She knows how to manage the world of television.
7. Donald Trump
Donald Trump is crowned as the king of the real estate holdings all across the globe. His total assets are around 2.9 billion dollars. Look at his confidence that when Forbes’ went to him for an interview he declared that only his brand is worth 5 billion dollars. No matter he has confidence and his stature requires such a trait in him.
6. Giorgio Armani
Coming on to the world of fashion, Armani is the name no body can deny. Giorgio has assets worth 7.2 billion dollars. He actually studied to become a doctor but he could not resist the world of fashion and show biz. In 1957 he began his career as a window dresser and moving on and on now he is not just the owner of the most famous fashion brand but also of Armani motels and resorts.
5. Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren is the man who knows all the tips and tricks of Polo. He has dozen of exotic cars like Alfa, Romeo, Ferrari and Bugatti. His assets are almost 7.5 billion dollars. This fashion designer is world’s 5th richest celebrity of the world in 2013.
4. Mikhail Prokhorov
Mikhail Prokhorov is although from Russia but he has managed to maintain his rank in the kings and queens of New York City. He is also the owner of the New Jersey Nets from NBA. His total assets are 7.5 billion dollars.
3. Michael Bloomberg
Bloomberg is the name which echoes in the streets of the city of United States which never sleeps. The total assets of Bloomberg are 22 billion dollars. He is the Mayor of New York City. IN his final term he was titled as ‘Mayor Mike’. And still he has his influence on social change.
2. Mark Zuckerberg
The youngest billionaire in the world is the founder of the most famous social networking site, Facebook. Mark Zuckerburg was also the subject of the film ‘The Social Network’ although the film was not a biography but a work of fiction. His total assets are around 17.5 billion dollars. Facebook has also been praised by the President of the United States for being a great innovation especially an American innovation. As the president delivered the praising speech the next day Mark had a dinner with the President and other great tech giants.
1. Carlos Slim
The Mexican business tycoon stays consistently for two years on the top of the richest people of the world. His total assets are calculated to be around $69 billion. He does not have a television show or a channel. He has got his hands strongly on the telecommunication industry of Mexico. He might not be sexy but yes he is the richest of all.