The world’s richest celebrities were determined not only by their number of hit songs taking over the music charts. Their worth is not only based on their blockbuster movies, or their awards got from their respective sports.
The richest celebrities in the world for 2013 were listed not only with the above-mentioned factors, but we also took into considerations, their endorsement deals, the business they put up or invested into.
Another factor which determines their rankings is their media visibility, be it in print, radio, video or even their online presence. We also added value to their huge number of followers on different social media sites.
The rankings of the world’s richest celebrities is based on the combination of power and fame.
Here’s the Top 10 Richest Celebrities for 2013:
1. Jennifer Lopez:
The Latin-American singer and songwriter, Jennifer Lopez was considered as the world’s most powerful celebrities for 2013. Although her albums were not selling anymore and her movies were faring poorly at the box office but she still rank in the top spot. Jennifer got endorsement contracts with Gillete and L’Oreal and launched her own fashion and fragrance line. Jennifer is no longer part of the American Idol but she has millions of Twitter and Facebook followers.
2. Oprah Winfrey:
For the past few years, Oprah Winfrey dominated the list of the world’s most popular and powerful celebrities although she is still the richest among celebrities. Her moved to have her own, Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) proved something that her syndicated show is by far the most popular.
3. Justin Bieber:
The teen-sensation was among the most followed celebrity on both Twitter and Instagram and he has successfully dominated the recording scene with his sold out concerts. He is now one of the youngest and brilliant VC’s placing money on start up companies like Tinychat, Spotify, and Enflick.
Rihanna is one of the most liked celebrities in Facebook. She has endorsements with brands like Vita Coco and Nivea aside from having her own line of perfume called Reb’l Fleur.
5. Lady Gaga:
Lady Gaga is considered as one of the top grossing artist in terms of records sales, although this year she hasn’t release yet another album but she has her own philanthropic works. Her Born This Way Foundation is underwritten by no less than Harvard University and the MacArthur Foundation. She has also remained extremely popular in social media.
6. Britney Spears:
She was also a judge in “The X-Factor.” Spears also remains a popular endorser and has even come out with her own perfume brand with Elizabeth Arden.
7. Kim Kardashian:
The controversial Kim Kardashian has her own reality show and has managed to remain in the spotlight despite not having any substantial show, movie or song.
8. Katy Perry:
Katy Perry has the distinction of matching Michael Jackson’s record of having five number one hits from a single album.
9. Tom Cruise:
During the early career of Tom Cruise almost all his movies were instant hit and guaranteed box office but not anymore until the arrival of “Mission Impossbile 3″ he proved that he still has what it gets to sell at the box office.
10. Steven Spielberg:
Steven Spielberg has produced or directed some of the highest earning movies in history.