Kim Kardashian – like some members of her glamorous family – was deemed a billionaire by Forbes magazine, placing her among the ranks of a handful of Hollywood celebrities to win the title.
The publication recently bestowed the billionaire title on her ex-husband Kanye West, and before that, her sister Kylie Jenner, although this was revoked after a deeper dive into her assets.
As of October 2020, Kardashian’s net worth was estimated at $ 780 million, but just a few months and several hundred thousand dollars later, she broke a big barrier thanks to her latest business ventures: KKW Beauty and Skims.
Here is a look at other Hollywood stars who have been named billionaires:
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Kanye West has been named a billionaire by Forbes, although his exact net worth is in dispute. (AP Photo / Michael Wyke, file)
West was rated a billionaire by Forbes in April 2020, which estimated he was worth around $ 1.3 billion.
The “Power” rapper, however, disputed the number and told the outlet that it was worth $ 3.3 billion.
Also, his exact net worth is confused by Celebrity Net Worth’s massive estimate of $ 6.6 billion.
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Although disputed, at only 23 years old, Jenner is said to be a billionaire.
Forbes initially awarded the title of “youngest self-made billionaire of all time” in March 2019.
A few months later, the outlet retracted the title, claiming that after re-examining the self-inflating numbers given to them, the star was actually worth just under $ 900 million. Jenner has maintained the figures she provided at the point of sale.
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As a media mogul, it’s no surprise that Oprah Winfrey is named a billionaire between her activities in television, film and more.
Actress, Weight Watchers spokesperson, producer, network owner, author and more, Forbes estimated Winfrey to be worth between $ 2.6 billion and $ 2.7 billion.
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It’s no surprise that one of Hollywood’s most prolific director-producers, Steven Spielberg, was also named a billionaire by Forbes.
The outlet believes the movie mogul – known for achieving hits like “Saving Private Ryan” and “Schindler’s List” as well as producing credits like “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” – has a net worth of 3, $ 7 billion.
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Although he hasn’t released a full album in a few years, Jay-Z has remained a force in the music industry since he first appeared on the scene in the 1990s.
The mogul is worth around $ 1.4 billion, according to Forbes. His wife, Beyoncé, is worth around $ 420 million, according to the estimated outlet last year.
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Between the creation of “Star Wars” and the Indiana Jones franchises, Lucas built a fortune.
With 14 theatrical releases from just those two properties, not to mention other writing, directing, and production credits, the action-adventure icon is worth $ 7.4 billion, according to Forbes.
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Like many other Hollywood figures on this list, Tyler Perry does more work than as an actor in front of the camera.
The star owns a production company, writes and directs films and television shows, and even participates in activism.
According to Forbes, he amassed a fortune of around a billion dollars.