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The 15 Richest celebrities in the world

These famous people have been selected as the top 15 richest celebrities that include only movie stars, musicians and professional athletes who are still working today according to the Wealth-X.

This list will exclude some of those who are in more managerial roles rather than performance roles such as Oprah and Michael Jordan as well as directors and producers who mainly work behind the scenes. Keep on reading to find out the top one now.  via: businessinsider

15. Mel Gibson


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Place of Birth: Peekskill, New York, United States
Date of Birth: January 3, 1956
Occupation: Actor, director, and producer with Icon Productions
Net Worth: $400 million
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14. Johnny Depp


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Place of Birth: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
Date of Birth: June 9, 1963
Occupation: Actor, producer, and musician
Net Worth: $440 million
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13. Beyoncé


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Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, United States
Date of Birth: September 4, 1981
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, dancer, actress and record producer
Net Worth: $470 million
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12. Mariah Carey


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Place of Birth: Huntington, New York
Date of Birth: March 27, 1970
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress and record producer
Net Worth: $520 million
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11. Tom Cruise


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Place of Birth: Syracuse, New York, United States
Date of Birth: July 3, 1962
Occupation: Actor, and producer
Net Worth: $540 million
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10. Shah Rukh Khan


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Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Date of Birth: November 2, 1965
Occupation: Film actor, producer, and television host
Net Worth: $550 million
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9. Jay Z


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Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City
Date of Birth: December 4, 1969
Occupation: Rapper and businessman
Net Worth: $570 million
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8. LeBron James


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Place of Birth: Akron, Ohio, United States
Date of Birth: December 30, 1984
Occupation: American basketball player
Net Worth: $600 million
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7. Paul McCartney


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Place of Birth: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Date of Birth: June 18, 1942
Occupation: Singer-songwriter, music and film producer and businessman
Net Worth: $690 million
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6. Céline Dion


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Place of Birth: Charlemagne, Canada
Date of Birth: March 30, 1968
Occupation: Singer and businesswoman
Net Worth: $700 million
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5. Dr. Dre


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Place of Birth: Compton, California
Date of Birth: February 18, 1965
Occupation: Rapper, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur
Net Worth: $730 million
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4. P. Diddy


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Place of Birth: Harlem, New York City
Date of Birth: November 4, 1969
Occupation: Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur and record producer
Net Worth: $780 million
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3. Jerry Seinfeld


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Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City
Date of Birth: April 29, 1954
Occupation: stand-up comedian
Net Worth: $860 million
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2. Tiger Woods


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Place of Birth: Cypress, California
Date of Birth: December 30, 1975
Occupation: professional golfer
Net Worth: $900 million
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1. Madonna


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Place of Birth: Bay City, Michigan
Date of Birth: August 16, 1958
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress, film director, author, businesswoman and humanitarian
Net Worth: $910 million
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