Besides their amazing talents – from acting, to singing, to dancing, to business, to all of the above – these celebrities all have another major advantage: their fame and their fortunes. They’ve used their abilities to make us laugh uncontrollably, cry like babies, and every emotion in between for more than just entertainment – this is no mere shallow cultural cosmetic surgery, but in fact a deep impact on society. Let’s take a look at their paths to success.
Kelly Ripa, $100 Million
What can’t Kelly Ripa do?! She acts, dances, hosts a talk show, and produces TV – talk about a jack of all trades! No wonder the The Hollywood Reporter called Ripa one of the “Most Powerful People in Media” back in 2014 – she’s earned it!