In the entertainment industry, only musicians and actors are seen in the light of being very rich, but there are comedians who are way richer than many musicians in the entertainment industry. They may not be as loud as some other celebrities, but they sure are worth hundreds of millions of dollars!
Here is a list of the world’s richest comedians of all time:
Jerry is by far the richest comedian of all time, gapping the comedians behind him with over four hundred million in US dollars. He is currently worth 870 million dollars. He is the star of the Seinfeld show and he was also a co-writer. Seinfeld can be considered one of or the most successful comics in the history of comedy.
Matt Stone is also one of the richest comedians ever with a net worth of about four hundred million dollars. He is also a songwriter and singer, an actor, a director and producer. Starring in more than ten movies, the humourous actor is more famous for South Park of which he was a co-creator.
Lawrence Gene David, popularly known as Larry David is an American comedian who was the head writer and executive producer of the Seinfeld show for up to eight years. He is famous for his star act in ‘Curb your enthusiasm’. He is also worth about four hundred million dollars.
Adam Sandler is one of the most popular comedians and actors who are still in the industry making waves. Since his first step into limelight as a cast in the Saturday Night Live show, he became very popular and sought after. He currently earns an average of 20 million dollars per movie. He is worth up to three hundred and sixty million dollars and growing. He has starred in more successful movies than can be mentioned.
The world famous Ellen of the Ellen Tube also ranks very high on this list of wealthy comedians. Ellen is known for her generosity and humanist movements towards helping the needy, and reaching out to people with her resources. Her show is the most watched Daytime TV show by families across the world and she is worth about three hundred and sixty million dollars.
Jay is one of the comedians you can refer to when you ever need to talk of being passionate about their jobs. He is a passionate comedian that just cannot seem to detach himself from doing comedy shows. He is famous for Tonight live, but many locals will know him for his standup comedy gigs that he still does in his old age. He is worth three hundred and fifty million dollars.
Seth is worth about two hundred million dollars. He is the creator of the show; family guy. He has also starred in movies like Ted, American Dad, Sing and a huge host of others.
Joan Rivers, who will also be the last on this list was the popular fashion police host who died on September 4, 2014 in New York. Her fans will definitely still laugh and giggle to themselves when they remember any of her shows. She was worth One hundred and fifty million dollars.
There are many others who are more than a hundred million dollars rich and are still building their wealth.