Star Wars Creator George Lucas Named America's Wealthiest Celebrity

Lawrence Kim
December 19, 2018

Kylie Jenner has earned another noteworthy accolade this year, thanks to her long bank account.

George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, is the wealthiest celebrity in America, according to Forbes' list of such things. His $900 million in assets puts him in a tie with new entry Kylie Cosmetics owner Kylie Jenner ($900 million).

Kylie, who is anticipated to become "the youngest "self-made" billionaire", says platforms like Instagram plays a huge role in her success. "I have such easy access to my fans and my customers". Jordan had an estimated worth of $1.4 billion on the 2017 list.

Jay reportedly gained $90 million in net worth over the a year ago from his business dealings involving Armand de Brignac, D'Ussé, Roc Nation, and Tidal.

Kennedy Center Honoree and filmmaker George Lucas walks the red carpet before the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington, U.S., December 6, 2015.

Michael Jordan came in at No. 4 on Forbes' annual list of America's wealthiest celebrities, with a net worth estimated at $1.7 billion through a sneaker fortune and a 90 percent stake in the Charlotte Hornets.

Spielberg followed with an estimated net worth of $3.7 billion and media mogul Oprah Winfrey is third at $2.8 billion.

Rounding out the list were illusionist and entertainer David Copperfield, who amassed his fortune through a grueling pace of 600 shows per year in Las Vegas, rapper Diddy, golfer Tiger Woods and author James Patterson.

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