Rating of the richest celebrities in the United States in 2017
• Rating of the richest celebrities in the United States 2017
Forbes magazine published its annual list of the richest of the United States of stars. Thanks to "Disney" first place in the ranking took the creator of the saga "Star Wars" George Lucas, whose fortune this year rose to 5, 5 billion USD.
At the end of each year edition of Forbes published the rating of US richest celebrities. If the allocation of seats is taken into account income of the companies of stars and the value of their real estate and works of art. According to the approved rules in the coveted list can be reached only US citizens who "got rich because of its glory, and not become famous because of their wealth."
The first in 2017 was the director George Lucas, who in 2012 sold his company Lucasfilm for 4, 05 billion dollars conglomerate The Walt Disney Company, together with the rights to fantastic saga "Star Wars." Since 2016 his fortune increased by a billion dollars, and this year is estimated at 5, 5 billion.
On the second line located another cult director - Steven Spielberg. Status of the author of the saga about Indiana Jones is estimated at 3, 6 billion dollars.
The third place was taken by the TV presenter and founder of his own television OWN (The Oprah Winfrey Network) Oprah Winfrey capital 2, 8 billion dollars.
Apart from them in the top 10 richest people known by Forbes magazine were: rapper and music producer Sean Combs (820 million dollars), golfer Tiger Woods (750 million), another rapper Andre Young Rommel, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre (740 million), and writer in the genres of thriller and detective James Patterson (730 million).