20 Celebrities Who Managed to Mint Millions and How (2 of 5)
Jerome Allen Seinfeld
Popularly known as ‘Jerry’, Seinfeld is most praised for his lead role in the sitcom named after his own surnamed called, ‘Seinfeld’. It has an estimated net worth of $950 billion. He co-wrote it with Larry David, and as soon as it hit the on-air lists of NBCs, it became one of the most acclaimed sitcoms of all time.
Seinfeld specializes in observational comedy, and received his big break in Seinfeld, where he managed to steal all our hearts. Comedy Central even coronated him as the 12th Greatest Stand Up Comedian of All Time.
Post Seinfeld, he continued to explore his enormous talents by going on tour and releasing his experience’s compilation under the title of ‘I’m Telling You for The Last Time’, and his very well-known documentary. Even today, Seinfeld strives to climb the ladder to success.
Slavica Radic or Slavica Ecclestone, born on 2nd June 1958 in Croatia, practiced modeling for fashion brands. She was a well-reputed model and has modeled for various acclaimed brands such as Armani. However, she happened to meet the Formula One chief, Bernie Ecclestone while working on a Formula One promotional event.
Despite the differences in heights and the constant language barrier, they got married only to get divorced two years later. Slavica was entitled to a sum of $746 billion, and today she is one of the richest models boasting a net worth of about $1.2 billion!
Married to Jeff Bezos for a duration lasting from 1993 to 2019, her divorce settlement entrusted her with a bag of $38 million, which made her the 22nd richest woman to exist, as stated by Forbes magazine in 2020.
Her ex-husband was also a founder of Amazon and the Blue Origin. A month after her divorce, she signed the Giving Pledge, promising to provide almost half of her acquired wealth for the world’s charity. Born on April 7, 1970, MacKenzie graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s in English.
After being married to Jeff Bezos, they had three sons, and a daughter who was adopted, from China. Her divorce settlement left her an estimate of $35.6 billion, and her husband 75% of the ownership of Amazon and the Blue Origin. In April 2019, she was deemed as the third wealthiest woman and one of the wealthiest people overall!
Jami Beth Gertz
Known for her early roles in the films Quicksilver, The Lost Boys, and Crossroads; Gertz is an American actress and investor having a net worth of $3 billion. Born on October 28th, 1965; she’s wife to Tony Ressler with whom she happens to hold joint ownership of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.
She emerged victorious in the nationwide talent search, and quickly caught Norman Lear’s eyes. She studied drama at NYU in 2000, she played a recurring role on the Fox Studio hit Ally McBeal, and went onto portraying a comedian as Gilda Radner in 2002. She also made a guest appearance on the show Modern Family, in the episode ‘Slow Down Your Neighbours’.