America's 5 richest celebrities for 2018

The five richest American celebrities have a combined net worth of over $15 billion in 2018. - [Ervins Strauhmanis / Flickr]
The five richest American celebrities have a combined net worth of over $15 billion in 2018. - [Ervins Strauhmanis / Flickr]

Movie directors, producers, musicians, TV stars and athletes are among the richest American celebs.

The top five richest Celebrities in America for 2018 come from a variety of walks of life. They range from movie directors to former star athletes to musicians and reality TV entrepreneurs. They hold a combined net worth of over $15 billion. Below are the five celebs leading the way in 2018.

1

George Lucas

The American filmmaker is well known for bringing the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises to life on the big screen. Years later, Spielberg's Star Wars films are now under Disney's ownership for future installments, but Lucas still grabs a cut, as well as massive royalties from his previous works. Lucas is worth an estimated $5.4 billion.

2

Steven Spielberg

It's only natural that the man who helped bring the Indiana Jones films to life is also on this list. In addition to that series, Spielberg has plenty of other hits, including award-nominated films. He won Best Director for 1994's "Schindler's List" and 1999's "Saving Private Ryan." His film "The Post" was nominated in 2018. Spielberg's worth is estimated to be $3.7 billion.

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