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9 Unexpectedly Different Ways Celebrities Make Their Fortunes

We still anticipate that the activity that brought them to fame in the first place was the source of the majority of…




Even if it’s not unusual for celebrities to branch out in their hobbies or work in different areas of the media (from things like movies and television shows), we still anticipate that the activity that brought them to fame in the first place was the source of the majority of their money. It is not hard to comprehend why they are able to achieve success with relative ease given all of their other abilities as well as the notoriety they have earned.

1. Kate Moss

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Money can be made by elderly people. It’s just the way things are in the world. It takes years of hard work, unless you’re a model, to earn a significant amount of money. Your salary is directly proportional to your level of slenderness and attractiveness. This is not a time-friendly line of work. As she’s older, Kate Moss has earned more for walking the catwalk. She is said to earn three times as much as a teen model despite the fact that she is 39 years old, which contradicts everything we know about the fashion industry and about life in general. In contrast to Milla Jovovich and Tyra Banks, Moss is one of the few models who is still working professionally despite her advanced age.

2. 50 Cent

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Curtis “50 Cent” When it comes to business and finance, Jackson is incredibly astute and cautious. A rapper was able to earn more than $10 million per day by encouraging the followers of his Twitter account to buy stock in a company that he controlled. When Coca-Cola purchased the brand of Vitaminwater, Fiddy earned between $60 and $80 million. Mr. Cent has an estimated net worth of $500 million. However, he is also an absolute master when it comes to running a business, which contributes significantly to his wealth.

3. Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is considered a hero of the action genre. Because he is so prosperous, he decided against accepting a salary when he was California’s governor. Before he was successful in convincing Hollywood that actors can have monotone voices, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s wealth did not originate from the film industry or from the bodybuilding competitions he won. No, all from real estate investments. By putting his earnings from bodybuilding into real estate and exercise equipment, Arnold Schwarzenegger was able to become a millionaire at the age of 22. Later on, he made even more millions from movies, but you could argue that he wouldn’t have had the same success without real estate.

4. Sammy Hagar

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5. Akon

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I’m sorry to be the one to break the news, but Akon was the one who found Lady Gaga. According to reports, Akon requested that his record company sign Lady Gaga to his label so that he could get more albums out of her. Albums released by Gaga quickly outsold those released by Akon. Gaga’s stardom made Akon, in his own words, “enough to retire”—and not just “go live in Florida” retire, but “wealthy rapper living in a large home forever” retire. Due to the fact that he managed a division of Interscope Records, Akon was given a portion of Lady Gaga’s one million dollar pie.

6. Bob Ross

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There was never any financial gain for Bob Ross from either “The Joy of Painting” or his “rockin’ fro.” According to him, Ross gave the performance for free. He was able to film 13 episodes in just two days, with each painting taking about half an hour to complete. The promotion and sale of various painting supplies on Ross’s television show were the primary sources of income for him. Even after his passing, it is impossible to acquire a piece of Bob Ross’s artwork because the vast majority of them were either given away or stolen. Even in death, Bob Ross is not a sell-out to his fans.

7. George Foreman

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George Foreman, a gold medalist and heavyweight boxing champion, say selling grills is financially and personally gratifying. Along with his Lean Mean Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine, Foreman also sells t-shirts and cleaning supplies with his face printed on them. Rarely seen these days, Foreman is now selling items that have very little to do with the sport that catapulted him to fame. This is due, in part, to the fact that, unlike other athletes, Foreman supported a quality product.


8. Dr. Dre

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Dr. Dre has made a killing off of the Beats headphones despite the fact that audiophiles have criticized the high price of the headphones. In 2011, HTC paid $300 million to acquire 51% of Dre for their headphones brand. The news media were quick to pick up on the fact that Dr. Dre’s wealth had tripled overnight, from $125 million to $300 million. Dr. Dre has made less money in 20 years breaking musical ground than in a few years selling “extraordinarily terrible” headphones.

9. Joe DiMaggio

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Because of his fame, Joe DiMaggio was able to receive one or two bats on an annual basis until the day he passed away. Everyone benefited. Fans were able to get Joe’s signature, collectors were able to acquire a unique piece of memorabilia, and Joe made more money than he ever had in his career in baseball—as long as they didn’t ask him to sign a bat.