Richest American Celebrities of 2017

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Richest American Celebrities
Director George Lucas

Richest American Celebrities :

1.George Lucas :

George Lucas, who is recognized as the creator of Star Wars and Indiana Jones is a American film director, writer, producer and business man. According to the Forbes Magazine and other sources he is at the top of Richest American Celebrities of 2016. As of December 2016 net worth record he has estimated net worth of 5.1 billion American dollar. He is among the most successful filmmaker in the world and was personally nominated four times in American Academy Award. Also, among the top highest earning movies in the box office record of American film industry, his five features are included.

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2. Steven Spielberg 

Steven Spielberg, born to a mother Leah Posner and father Arnold Spielberg, best known for his box office records movies Jaws, The Extra Terrestrial and Jurassic Park is an American film director, producer and screen writer. He is at the second position of Richest American Celebrities according to the Forbes Magazine and other sources. He has net worth of 3.7 billion American dollar and estimated personal net worth of more than 3 billion American dollar. Spielberg is considered as one of the most wealthiest filmmaker in the world. He has record 178 various award nomination and won 171 award including 3 Oscar Award.

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One interesting fact about Steven Spielberg is that he was very closed to a former President Bill Clinton and he is a supporter of U.S. Democratic party and has donated 0.8 million dollar to the Democratic party.

3. Oprah Winfrey 

A daughter of unmarried housemaid teenage mother Vernita Lee, Oprah Winfrey is an actress, producer, talk show host and media promoter/proprietor. Among the list of 2000 person having net worth of $800 million, Winfrey is a most wealthiest African-American black person and according to the Forbes Magazine she is at the third position of Richest American Celebrities of 2017. She has a estimated net worth of 3.1 billion American dollar as of 2017 record. Now she has become one of the most popular celebrity despite being born in a very poor rural family. Winfrey is mostly recognized as the host of her own highest graded television talk show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ and as a famous Philanthropist, who had donated 400 million American dollar in one year (2012) to educational causes.

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4. Michael Jordan 

Michael Jordan, the owner and chairman of American professional basketball team, Charlotte Hornet located in Charlotte, North Carolina is an retired American professional basketball player. According to the Forbes Magazine and other sources he is at the fourth position of Richest American Celebrities, who has estimated net worth of $1.2 billion. He was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York to a mother Deloris Jordan and father James Jordan.

Michael Jordan is the first billionaire National Basketball Association (NBA) in the history of America and third wealthiest African-American citizen after Oprah Winfrey and Robert F. Smith.

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5. David Copperfield 

An American professional illusionist and magician, David Seth Kotkin who is known by David Copperfield is at the fifth position of Richest American Celebrities listed by Forbes Magazine. He has a estimated net worth of $850 million according to the Forbes Magazine and other sources. He was born to a Jewish parents, Rebecca and Hyman Kotkin on September 16, 1956 in Metuchen, New Jersey.

David Copperfield got engaged to a German Supermodel Claudia Schiffer who he brought on stage to participate in mind reading and flying illusion act in 1994. And after got engaged to Copperfield, Claudia Schiffer appeared on stage with Copperfield to acts his special assistant in various illusion act.

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