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Miley Cyrus Net Worth

Born to country singer Billy Ray Cyrus as Destiny Hope Cyrus, Miley made a name for herself nearly a decade ago when she starred on the Disney Channel hit show “Hannah Montana”. Cyrus portrayed a squeaky clean teen pop star, but her image has certainly changed over the past few years as she is now one of the most controversial and polarizing figures in music.

But as the old saying goes, “Sex sells,” and Cyrus has done it masterfully as her net worth has swelled to over $165 million. Cyrus wouldn’t be hurting too much for money as she comes from a famous family, but her personal net worth is a sight to behold.

Cyrus started raking in the dough when she was on “Hannah Montana”, and she quickly signed a recording contract after getting her start on TV. Cyrus’s first album, “Meet Miley Cyrus” was released in 2007 and it went quadruple platinum with more than four million copies sold. To round out the year, Cyrus’s “Best of Both Worlds Tour” pulled in more than $100 million, netting Cyrus with a profit of $18 million on the year.

In 2008, a 3D concert film was released that showcased Cyrus, pulling in $31 million. Cyrus had another tour that year with the “World Wonder Tour” and she also released the album “Breakout” that has sold more than three million copies worldwide. For the year, Cyrus made a profit of about $25 million to establish herself as a bona fide superstar.

Cyrus stayed on the road in 2009 to pad her net worth to continue the “World Wonder Tour” and even released “Hannah Montana: The Movie”. The film pulled in more than $150 million in box office tickets, and Cyrus walked away with another $25 million in take home cash on the year. The next year, she took a break from touring to release another movie (“The Last Song”) as well as a new album, “Can’t Be Tamed”, which sold more than one million copies.

Even though album sales were on the decline for Cyrus over the years, she was still raking in big bucks through those other avenues, as album sales only make up a small portion of net worth anyway. Cyrus had another money making tour in 2011 with the “Gypsy Heart Tour”, and earned $54 million on the year.

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Cyrus added some assets to her net worth, buying two cars and a home in 2012. Cyrus purchased a Porsche Cayenne estimated to be $90,000 and a McLaren MP4-12C that was worth $200,000. The home that Cyrus bought in Studio City, California is estimated to be worth around $4 million, as well.

2013 and 2014 would see Cyrus have her biggest money making years yet, as she released the highly popular “Bangerz” album that sold more than 2 million copies. For each show during the subsequent “Bangerz Tour”, she would earn $500,000 to take home. It was estimated that in 2014, Cyrus brought home $76.5 million thanks to record sales, concert ticket sales and more.

It has been estimated that all of her albums and singles have brought Cyrus nearly $20 million in net worth, while her concerts have generated nearly $180 million. There is also an estimate that says Cyrus made $6.5 million from acting (that includes “Hannah Montana”) and that she has $35 million in investments.

Estimates claim that Cyrus has brought in about $7 million in endorsements. There is earning potential for more, but most companies would prefer to avoid a controversial figure like Cyrus. However, she has still been able to receive endorsement deals with Beats by Dre headphones, as well as eos lip balm. Disney also paid her quite handsomely in endorsements while she was still a teen star.

Cyrus has at least a small appearance coming up in “Zoolander No. 2”, and ended 2015 with a brief one month tour called the “Milky Milky Milk Tour”, and numbers are still being added up from the ticket sales. Also included in 2015’s earnings that are still being tallied are the sales from her album “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” that was released in August 2015.

There is no word about any new albums or tours that are coming for Cyrus in 2016, but there are still bound to be plenty of promotions and appearances, and a tour can be thrown together rather quickly. It doesn’t look like she will be able to top the last three years that she has had, but with nearly $200 million in net worth to fall back on, Miley Cyrus isn’t struggling.

Bill Gates Net Worth

When someone mentions rich people, the first name that always seems to pop up is Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. There is a good reason for that, as Gates is the richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $80 billion, and has been toward the top of the list since the late 1980’s.

In the mid 1970’s, Gates and Paul Allen started building their own computers, and came up with Microsoft in 1975. Now celebrating it’s 40th year, Microsoft is worth more than $175 billion in total assets. The company revolutionized the world of personal computers, and it’s now estimated that 85 percent of houses in the United States have one.

The stats that come with Bill Gates’s net worth are pretty fascinating, as he would be the 37th richest country in the world…if he could be a country, that is. In fact, someone actually took the time to find out that Gates shouldn’t spend the time to pick up a $100 bill if he dropped it, because he would lose out on $114.16 in the time it spent to pick it up since that’s how much he makes in just one second.

Gates makes a bulk of his money through investments as well as his stake in Microsoft. Gates was the largest single shareholder with Microsoft until May of 2014 when he sold some of his stocks. Nearly a quarter of his value comes from the computer company, so what are the other investments that he has made?

It’s a very diverse portfolio, and one of the largest ventures is Cascade Investments which Gates helps run. Cascade alone made Gates more than $40 billion in 2013, and some of the group’s investments include a waste management company, a national auto dealer, a cleaning supplies company, Four Seasons Hotels, Canadian Railway, McDonald’s franchises and even John Deere.

Gates also founded his own think tank called Bill Gates Catalyst 3 that provides research to eliminate poverty through computer power. Gates himself is involved with Corbis (which owns digital images) and a nuclear reactor company named TerraPower, as well as a social networking site for scientists named Research Gate.

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While most would assume that all of his money comes from Microsoft, you can clearly see that Gates has plenty of other ventures that he has much more interest in. Gates has also made hundreds of millions from each of his stakes in Grupo Televisa and Coca Cola Femsa, which added up total more than $1 billion.

Perhaps the most impressive asset that Gates has to his name is his home, which is nicknamed Xanadu 2.0. The home is one of the most expensive in the world, valued at nearly $150 million and property taxes alone cost Gates more than $1 million each year. Gates also has another mansion in Florida worth nearly $9 million and a mansion in Belize believed to be worth $25 million.

In terms of how he gets around, Gates has a Bombardier BD 700 Global Express jet worth $45 million that he uses privately, a 1999 Porsche 911 Carrera and a 1988 959 Coupe. These cars are extremely rare and worth millions on the free market. Gates has art investments, as well, that include a Leonardo da Vinci manuscript that he bought for $30.8 million, “Lost on The Grand Banks” by Winslow Homer ($36 million), “Room for Flowers” by Childe Hassam ($20 million) and much more.

What has perhaps been the most impressive thing when it comes to Bill Gates and his net worth, is how much of it he has given away. Gates and his wife run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the largest charity in the entire world. In 2012 alone, the charity donated more than $30 billion, with Gates throwing in $2 billion of his own money.

Gates is also the co-founder (along with Warren Buffett) of a billionaire group called The Giving Pledge, where some of the world’s wealthiest people have vowed to give away at least half of their fortune to charity when they pass away. All in all, Gates has donated a massive $28 billion of his own money to help people around the world. Gates’s foundation aims in reducing poverty, opening up new educational centers and increasing healthcare globally.

When he was a teenager, Gates said that he would be a millionaire by the time he was 30 years old. Gates proved a long time ago that he keeps his promises, and sharing his net worth with the world has certainly proved that, as well.

How to Calculate Your Net Worth

You may have seen one of the many articles on our website about the net worth of some of the richest and most famous people in the world. Not surprisingly, it may have had you wondering what your own net worth is. It’s a perfectly normal question to ask, but now you have to figure out how to calculate your net worth. Getting it down to the exact dollar may only be something an accountant can figure out, but there are plenty of ways to estimate your number.

First, you need to know that your net worth is the value of everything you have to your name, minus anything that you owe, so it’s your assets subtracted by your debt. When it comes to assets, it’s not just how much cash you have in the bank, but anything valuable that you may have, including your home, cars and even jewelry.

There is a potential for your debt list to be long, as cars, mortgages and student loans are the largest debts that most people have. To get started with calculating your net worth, you are going to want a calculator and some paper (or get a spreadsheet started on your computer). When you’re set, make sure to line up all of your assets and add them up. Some people won’t count anything that has a value of under a couple of thousand dollars, but you can include it if you wish.

From there, you want to make a list of your debts, and this includes the total amount that you owe, not what your monthly payments are. After all, you want to get an idea of where your complete finances are, not just in a few week span. Once you have everything added up, simply subtract the debts from the assets and you get your general net worth.

Now, there’s a good chance that your net worth is going to be negative, and it’s no need to panic since it’s completely normal for someone fresh out of college trying to pay off student loans and a car while living in an apartment. Making a dent into your debts will increase your overall net worth, and you can eventually get it into the positive side. Remember, anything positive when it comes to net worth is a big win.

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Some people like to calculate their net worth once a year, but you can do it once per month if you’d like. If you do it monthly, it gives you a better feel of the direction in which you are headed, and it can be motivating to see your net worth getting closer and closer to the positive side of $0. Many people aren’t likely to see positive net worth until they are in their 30’s, so it takes time.

For those that want to get more detailed when calculating their net worth, remember to add other things that some might miss out on. Investment securities, illiquid and liquid assets, stocks, bonds and more should all be added up. These investments will not only avoid a negative impact on your current net worth, but it will also help in the future.

You might have to do a little research to see how much some of your assets (such as collectibles and cars) are worth, and your home will likely see the biggest changes. You can also include your life insurance policy’s cash surrender value, but make sure to not include any future inheritance you might have, just the inheritance you have already received.

One of the biggest tips to increasing your future net worth is to limit the spending on the physical cash that you currently have. The more you have in savings, bonds or investments will lead to a higher net worth. Some people get caught up in spending any extra cash they have, but they are only hurting themselves in the long run.

Once you see what your net worth is, it can come as a bit of a surprise, but it can be vital into helping you realize where your money is going and where it’s coming from. Calculating your net worth is a simple process that a lot of people overlook, but you can probably see now that it’s an important step to take. Those with the highest net worths in the world have some of the most diverse financial portfolios, and listening to their advice is a great way to get started.

Taylor Swift Net Worth

At only 25 years old, Taylor Swift has become one of the biggest musical acts in the entire world, and also one of the highest earning. Swift’s career got started when she moved to Nashville, Tennessee at 14 years old to become a country music star. Just three years later, Swift released her first album and became the youngest person to hit number one on the charts with a song that was written and performed by nobody else.

Swift established herself as more than just a flash in the pan in 2008 when she released “Fearless”, and it helped introduce her into the mainstream instead of just the country scene. Swift won four Grammys thanks to the album, including Album Of The Year. Since then, Swift has released three more albums (“Speak Now”, “Red” and “1989”) that have all had a massive array of chart topping hits.

Thanks to her achievements, Swift has already been honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and is one of the best selling artists of all time with more than 40 million albums sold. Swift’s net worth is now astronomical, with some estimates saying that she is worth more than a quarter billion dollars

That wasn’t always the case, as when Swift was still fairly new to the scene in 2009 she was making $18 million. That’s nothing to scoff at, but it’s hard to become worth that much when making that amount per year. In 2010 and 2011, it’s estimated that Swift earned $45 million in each of those years.

Swift’s current tour, the “1989 Tour”, is a massive contributor to her net worth, as it’s estimated that the shows in 2015 have already brought in well over $300 million. Unfortunately, she doesn’t get all of that money since there are plenty of people that need to be paid, but she’s getting a sizeable chunk out of it.

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Since achieving fame, a lot of companies have asked Swift to endorse them. The first big deal that Swift got for being a spokesperson came back in 2010 when she signed a $300,000 deal with CoverGirl. Swift has picked up endorsements along the way with sponsors such as Keds, LEI Jeans and Elizabeth Arden. Swift’s biggest endorsement, however, comes from Diet Coke. The company did not reveal how much her contract was worth, but estimates have put it upwards of $30 to $40 million.

Swift also took on streaming services recently, and it’s estimated that she’s getting about a penny for each song that gets played, but that certainly adds up. Merchandise sales have also been good to her, as she is making $15 million to $20 million in tour memorabilia alone. Swift is getting about $1.20 for each album that she sells, so that’s not close to being the biggest part of her income, but still a considerable amount at about $4-5 million.

In case that wasn’t enough, Swift also gets paid for making television appearances and has also done some acting on the side that include “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “Valentine’s Day” and “The Lorax”. You almost can’t go anywhere without seeing Swift’s face on a billboard or television station, and you certainly can’t listen to a radio station without hearing one of her hit songs.

Estimates have said that after the expenses from her tour are taken into account, that Swift has earned at least $80 million, which is a staggering amount for anyone that’s not involved in the business world. In December 2015, Swift’s tour came to an end in Melbourne, Australia after seven months of being on the road.

Perhaps her 2016 earnings won’t be as high since she will likely be taking a break and doesn’t have an album scheduled to release in the year, but she will still be earning money from endorsements and royalties, meaning her net worth is only sure to go up. It’s only a matter of time until Swift pumps out another massive album and tour, and she may eventually become one of the few entertainers in history to be worth over $1 billion.

The only other singer that has achieved that mark without receiving a large inheritance from a famous family name, is Paul McCartney of The Beatles. It’s only a matter of time, since Swift is only in her mid 20’s, after all.

Peyton Manning Net Worth

There are only a handful active players left in the NFL that were a part of the 1998 NFL Draft class, and among them is Peyton Manning. Manning, the son of a former NFL quarterback, was drafted first overall that year by the Indianapolis Colts ahead of Ryan Leaf. Manning was expected to be a great NFL quarterback, and he certainly hasn’t disappointed as he is considered by many to be the greatest quarterback to ever play football.

Manning has a list of awards and records that would make any other football player envious, including a Super Bowl title, 14 Pro Bowl selections, five MVP awards, seven All-Pro teams and of course, the record for most passing yards and touchdowns in a career. Manning was so popular in Indianapolis after turning the franchise from losers into perennial winners that he was credited with allowing the Colts to build a new stadium.

Since Manning has been around so long, appeals to the common man, throws for a ton of yards and touchdowns and wins games, he has been a very marketable person. Peyton Manning’s net worth is currently estimated to be at anywhere between $185 million to $230 million, which is enough to put him at the top of the list of current NFL players in that regard.

Manning, who is now with the Denver Broncos after his long run with the Colts, is being paid $96 million over a five year span by Denver after signing a contract with them before the 2012 season. Manning had signed a five year deal with Indianapolis the year before and gave him $23 million, but decided to cut him after his neck injury and had to fork over another $28 million just to see him walk.

In a front loaded contract, Manning earned $18 million from Denver alone in his first season, and is still being paid $12 million in 2015 after restructuring his contract earlier this year. Manning was also fortunate enough to be drafted in a time where rookies were being paid high prices, especially at the front of the draft, a rule that has since been restructured.

One of Manning’s biggest contracts came in 2003 when he was designated with the franchise tag, paying him $18.4 million guaranteed, and the deal that came after was for seven years and nearly $100 million with a $34.5 million signing bonus on top of it. All in all, Manning made a total of $171.7 million in contract money with his 14 seasons in Indianapolis.

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It’s not just the massive contracts that have made Manning the richest player in the history of the NFL, but also what he does off of the field. Manning has more endorsements than any other player in the league, as well, and it’s nearly impossible to go an entire commercial break without seeing Manning’s face.

Some of the biggest endorsements that Manning has are with Reebok, Sprint, Wheaties, Gatorade and DirecTV. Another one that is certainly worth mentioning is Papa John’s. The pizza chain really helped Peyton Manning’s net worth as he struck a deal to do commercials for the company in exchange for 21 franchise locations in the Denver area after Papa John’s became the official pizza chain of the NFL.

Manning alone in the last year has made a cool $12 million in off-field endorsements, including the catchy Nationwide ones where he sings odd phrases like “Chicken parm, you taste so good.” Manning has also earned money from book royalties, appearances and jersey sales, as his number 18 jersey is one of the most popular in the league.

Peyton Manning’s endorsement earnings are more than his younger brother, Eli, by $4 million and $1 million more than second place earner, Drew Brees. While Tom Brady might have more Super Bowl wins, Manning has much more money, and Brady only makes half of what Peyton does off of the field.

Once Peyton Manning’s career has come to an end, you can expect his income to still keep coming in at a high rate since he appears to have a future in coaching, commentating, endorsing, or a combination of the three. The Louisiana native had a lot of expectations when he was coming out of high school, and the fact that he has lived up to all of them has truly made him the wealthiest player in NFL history.

Lil Wayne Net Worth

How many people can say that they were getting recognition as a rapper before even losing all of their baby teeth? Dwayne Michael Carter can say that, as he got his rap career started when he was nine years old. Carter adopted the stage name of Lil’ Wayne, dropping the D from his name because it was his father’s name, and he abandoned Carter at a young age.

Still, Wayne was able to cash in big when he signed with Cash Money Records in 1991 and was paired with Lil’ Doogie in the duo B.G.’z. A few years later, Wayne was part of Hot Boys with Juvenile, Young Turk and B.G. Ever since the early 2000’s, Wayne has been one of the most popular rappers in the world, releasing his first solo album in 1999, and he has released 13 total.

Out of his 13 studio albums, all of them have reached either number one or number two on the R&B and Rap Charts. Wayne has also been a part of 200 singles released to the radio, with eight of them reaching the Top 10 on the mainstream charts. Wayne has been versatile because he is not only good in front of the mic, but also working behind the scenes.

Wayne started his own record label, Young Money Entertainment, in 2005 that has acts such as Drake, Nicki Minaj, Tyga and more signed to the label. Because of his long term success, Wayne has made a fortune and it’s estimated that he is worth between $150 and $160 million. For the first half of the millennium’s first decade, Wayne was making a couple of million dollars off of album sales, but the money didn’t start pouring in until the second half.

Starting his own label took some time to get off the ground, but he started to become a money making machine in 2008 with $15 million in income off of record sales from his label. The next year, Wayne went on tour twice. Wayne’s solo tour was the “I Am Music Tour” and his label had the “America’s Most Wanted Tour”. That year, Wayne’s tours pulled in $42 million, with Wayne himself taking home $20 million.

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Instead of going on his own tour in 2010, Wayne made a fortune off of appearing at random shows and other singers’ concerts. Wayne made $500,000 per appearance, earning $23 million for the year. In 2011, Wayne’s biggest album, “Tha Carter IV” was released, and sold nearly 1 million copies in the first week alone. The album sales and the “I Am Still Music Tour” brought in another $47 million, with Wayne getting an estimated $18 million to take home.

Wayne was able to increase his appearance fee the next year, bumping it up to $600,000 in 2012. After realizing that the touring life isn’t as nice as making big bucks for sporadic appearances, Wayne has been holding off from full worldwide tours and his record label is doing just fine.

Aside from his label and appearances, Wayne has been making money off of his clothing line, Trukfit, which is aimed at skateboarders. It might come as a bit of a surprise, but Wayne doesn’t have that many endorsements to fall back on like some celebrities or athletes do. However, Wayne did sign a multi-million dollar deal with Pepsi for their Mountain Dew brand, but was dropped within a year after making an Emmett Till reference in his lyrics.

Without the endorsement, Lil’ Wayne is still filthy rich, and has owned mansions in New Orleans, Miami and more that were estimated at around $30 million total. Another big asset, Wayne has a car collection that includes a Bugatti Veyron, Porsche Boxster and a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. It’s quite the display that Wayne has, and it’s worth a fortune.

Even if he never releases another solo album, Lil’ Wayne’s net worth won’t take a big hit since he still has his label and plenty of assets. Wayne is in the top 10 in all-time rappers when it comes to net worth, and it looks like he has a chance to make his way up the rankings a little more through the next few years.

Kim Kardashian Net Worth

When it comes to reality television stars, you usually see them for a little bit, then they disappear, then you never hear from them again unless they do something tragic. For Kim Kardashian, that certainly hasn’t been the case since she is one of the biggest celebrities in the world right now. Her rise to stardom was something that almost nobody saw coming, and still a lot of people aren’t happy about.

Kim Kardashian grew up with some fame in her family, as her father was part of O.J. Simpson’s defense team in his infamous 1994 murder trial. Kardashian’s stepfather was Bruce Jenner (later known as Caitlyn), a former Olympic champion in the decathlon. Through her connections, Kardashian also had some famous friends that included Paris Hilton and she started to get some media attention through the friendship, and her divorce with Damon Thomas was even talked about when she started dating Ray J.

More people started to talk about Kardashian due to her high profile relationship, especially after an adult video was leaked showing the two, and it led to a reality television series for Kardashian and her family (“Keeping Up With the Kardashians”). The show is still pumping out new episodes every year, and Kim herself is making $40,000 for each episode.

Now, Kardashian’s net worth is estimated to be between $85 and $100 million, and that obviously doesn’t even include the $130 million that her current husband, Kanye West, is worth. Kardashian’s net worth really started to take off after the reality show debuted, as she started to make millions from club and television appearances.

The paparazzi and social media circuit have also padded Kardashian’s net worth. Back in 2011, she sold the photos of her wedding to NBA player Kris Humphries to People magazine for $2.5 million. She also earned $15 million from a special episode of her reality show from the wedding, even though the marriage only lasted for a couple of months.

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Afterward, Kardashian started to endorse products, and even opened her own store with her family, a clothing boutique named DASH. In 2012, Kardashian’s perfume line and Kardashian clothing collection had more than a quarter billion in sales. Endorsements poured in in 2013 to the tune of $3.2 million from Quick Trim, Bravada, Bebe, Sephora and much, much more.

Magazines were also paying $250,000 for exclusive interviews, $1 million for hosting parties and thousands more just for showing up in certain places. It’s said that Kardashian makes $10,000 to $20,000 for each tweet that she even sends out as long as they are promoting a product. The Kardashian show also keeps chugging along as the family received a $100 million deal to keep it running for at least four more years, including a huge $5 million bonus for any episode that has Kanye West in it.

Kardashian’s net worth has also taken a boost thanks to video games (yes, you read that right). Kardashian has an app called “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood”, which is said to be pulling in about $600,000 every day, and Kim gets a nice cut out of that. In 2015 alone, Kardashian has made an estimated $53 million from all her revenue sources, which also includes a book called “Selfish”, which is honestly just a photo collection of her selfies over the years.

Sources close to Kardashian say that when it comes to high end items and expensive plastic surgeries, Kim burns through money like crazy.  Allegedly, she’s living paycheck to paycheck despite being rich. Unfortunately for her haters, she still has at least four more years worth of paychecks coming in, and it doesn’t look like her celebrity is dying down anytime soon. Even if it does, Kanye West still has a lot of money to fall back on, and their relationship has lasted longer than any of her previous ones as they have just introduced their second child in December 2015.

With an annual earning that has doubled each of the last three years, she could be worth more than $200 million at this time next year, but that will be a difficult task since there are only 24 hours in a day. Still, she has done pretty well for being someone whose critics say she has “no talent.” Oh, and she also made $5 million for suing the people that released her tape with Ray J in 2007, so that’s where it all got started. Only in America!

John Cena Net Worth

A lot of people think that professional wrestling is just a goofy and fake pseudo-sport that is only watched by people that believe it’s real. That’s not really the case, as professional wrestling is a multi billion dollar business that is highlighted by the biggest promotion, the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).

For more than a decade now, there has been one man at the top of the ranks in terms of professional wrestlers, and it’s 15-time World Champion John Cena. Cena started with the WWE in 2002 and hasn’t looked back, and has been designated as the franchise player of the company since 2005.

Because of this, John Cena has earned massive paychecks from the company, making him one of the richest people to ever be involved in sports entertainment. Cena ranks fourth in this category with a net worth of more than $35 million, behind only “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and of course, Vince McMahon, the President of WWE.

It’s not just the wrestling itself that fuels John Cena’s net worth, there are a lot of other revenue sources for the champ. So where is all of that money coming from? Cena is currently earning $5 million per year from wrestling as part of his newest contract with a guaranteed minimum of $3 million even if nobody shows up to WWE pay per views.

Cena is also able to avoid traveling debt like some of the wrestlers, as his amenities such as private transportation and lodging are all provided by WWE. Lower level wrestlers have to drive or spring together for a bus to get from event to event. Cena is also the most popular in terms of merchandise sales, and it seems like he is given a new shirt to wear every month that goes on sale. Cena gets six percent of the revenue from these merchandise sales, which can get into the millions.

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John Cena’s popular name and familiarity has also made him a hot commodity for some companies to use him as a spokesman. Cena has appeared in advertisements for big name brands that include Gillette, Subway, Gold’s Gym, Fruity Pebbles and Under Armour. It’s estimated that the value of these contracts is north of $5 million.

If you take a look at Cena’s car collection, you can tell that he has spent a lot of money on it, but these cars count toward his net worth as assets. Among his luxury cars are a 1969 Dodge Daytona, 1971 Pontiac GTO and many, many more. Cars play a big part in net worths, as does real estate, and Cena has plenty of that too.

Cena has properties in both his native state of Massachusetts, as well as his more luxurious home in Florida. The Florida home was his biggest purchase so far, and it’s a real estate property that is estimated to be worth $800,000, although it looked like it cost more than that when it was featured on the reality show “Total Divas”.

As his contract continues to get larger, Cena is expected to have an even higher future net worth as he gets later on into his wrestling career. Even when his career is done, Cena is welcome to come back to large part time paychecks, just like Dwayne Johnson has done. Or, Cena can continue to work in Hollywood, and he has been featured in several films over the past few years that include “The Marine”, “12 Rounds”, “Trainwreck” and “Sisters”. He might even make a return to music as Cena even had an album come out (“You Can’t See Me”) in 2005 that reached the Top 20 of the charts.

If nothing else, Cena is a company man that does anything that’s asked of him. That attitude combined with the fact that he has a lot of charisma and spends a lot of his free time granting wishes with the Make A Wish Foundation have ensured that Cena will be a popular name for a long time.

While other wrestlers look to have squabbled away a lot of their net worth in the past, there hasn’t been any indication that Cena is heading down the same path. There will always be a high paying job available for Cena whether it’s involved with wrestling or not, and his crazy schedule has us saying that he’s earned it.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Net Worth

His grandfather was a professional wrestler, and his father was a professional wrestler, but Dwayne Johnson had a different athletic path in mind while he was growing up. Johnson was a highly talented football player in high school, and was recruited to play for the University of Miami team, one of the best in the nation. Johnson won a national title while in college, and it appeared he was bound for an NFL career before injuries hindered him.

Johnson wound up in the Canadian Football League, but was cut from the Calgary Stampeders in 1995 after just two months. Johnson then turned his attention to wrestling like many in his family did, being called up to the WWE in 1996. Johnson quickly made his way up the ladder of the industry’s biggest promoter, and was soon a main event player.

While he was at the top, Johnson developed a charismatic persona simply known as “The Rock” and he proclaimed himself to be “the most electrifying man in sports entertainment.” Johnson was massively popular (or hated, which is a good thing) by the crowd, making him a huge draw. As people were buying merchandise with Johnson’s face on it and pay per views that featured him in the main event, he started earning a lot of money.

Although the contract details with his first run with the WWE weren’t made public like his most recent returns, it’s still estimated that they were upward of $5 million per year with merchandise sales and travel accommodations added on top. These days, it’s estimated that Johnson is worth between $170 million and $210 million to make him the second richest person in wrestling history behind WWE Chairman Vince McMahon.

In the early 2000’s, Johnson started to stray away from professional wrestling as Hollywood came calling, and he earned $5.5 million to play a role in “The Scorpion King”. Since the salary and work schedule was much easier, Johnson decided to make acting his full time job. Johnson’s next starring role was in “The Rundown”, which earned him another $12.5 million.

More roles came afterward, and he earned $15 million from “Walking Tall” the next year. Johnson would continue to earn millions from starring in films, including a huge $32.6 million payday for “Fast Five”. Recent years have been massive for Johnson, as he made a total of $36 million in 2012 with another “Fast and Furious” film, but he still wasn’t done there.

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In 2013, Johnson earned a whopping $44 million, including $5 million from the WWE for a part time return where he became the WWE Champion. Endorsements are estimated to be adding a couple of million dollars each year for Johnson, including Under Armour and (for some reason), CoverGirl cosmetics. Johnson has also been smart with his stock investments, and has opened several restaurants in the United States.

Johnson has a perfume out called With Love from Dwayne as part of the Dwayne Johnson Seduction line, putting another $1 million in his pocket. In 2014, Johnson had another year that was even bigger, making $52 million from earnings, with a massive chunk of it coming from his role in “Hercules”.

It is estimated that in 2015, Johnson has earned another $31.5 million due to a busy schedule from films like “Furious 7”, “San Andreas” and “Ballers”, his HBO show that he is also a producer for. Johnson isn’t close to done, as he still has two “Journey” sequels, another “Fast and Furious” sequel, “Central Intelligence”, “Shazam!” and even more films scheduled to come out over the next few years.

There is also a chance that Johnson could make another return to the WWE, which would net him another $5 million at least, even in a part time role. In terms of assets, Johnson has an impressive car collection that includes a 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS, an Aston Martin Vanquish Volante and a new Ford F150. Johnson also owns a mansion in Beverly Hills in a private neighborhood that is estimated to be worth $5 million.

Most wrestlers don’t have much to do when their careers in the ring or over, but that’s definitely not the case for Johnson. Even at 43 years old, he’s as big of a draw as he ever was, and the movie roles, endorsements and calls from Vince McMahon will probably never stop coming. Expect Dwayne Johnson’s net worth to continue to grow in the future.

Barack Obama Net Worth

Barack Obama has broken a lot of barriers in his life, working as a civil rights attorney for more than a decade while working in office. Obama was on the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004, and then became a United States Senator in 2004. Obama got a lot of attention during this time, and turned it into a Presidential campaign in 2008.

Obama would go on to win the 2008 election against John McCain by receiving 52.9 percent of the popular vote and 365 electoral college votes, making him the first African American President, as well as the first one born in the state of Hawaii. However, he has not been close to being the richest president of all-time in terms of net worth. Adjusted for a more modern (2010) dollar value, Obama actually ranks toward the bottom in terms of net worth with a current $12.2 million. In case you were wondering, George Washington was the richest with an estimated $525 million net worth.

When Obama first became President, his net worth was only worth $1.3 million, but has increased dramatically during his two terms. It’s public knowledge that the President’s salary is $400,000 per year, which was enacted in 2001 after the previous salary had been $200 for the prior 32 years.

Along with his salary, Obama has an expense account of $50,000, a $100,000 travel account that is not taxed, and an extra $19,000 for entertainment purposes. Obama released two books during the past decade, “The Audacity of Hope” and “Dreams from my Father” in 2006 and 2008, respectively. The earnings from those books have pocketed an extra $275,000 for Obama and his family.

Both of those books were released before Obama took office, and there is a rule in place that says the President can not release one while serving in office. However, you can bet that there will be another money making publication shortly after his time as President has ended. Obama also won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, which came with a prize of $1.4 million, but he donated all of it to charity.

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So where is all of Obama’s income coming from, exactly? Obama is still making nearly half of his income from book royalties even though they have been released for years, while the rest is comprised mostly of his $400,000 salary. The remaining one percent comes from the U.S. Treasury in the form of notes and bills, as well as a retirement fund comprised of three Vanguard 500 index funds and Treasury bills.

It’s estimated that 34 percent of Obama’s net worth has been put into portfolios that include Calvert Equity and Portfolio 529. Half of the money is in cash, nine percent is put into checking accounts with several different banks and the remaining seven percent is placed into retirement accounts.

Once he leaves office, Obama will be making more money than ever. The Presidential pension plan will pay him nearly $200,000 per year, and he will be free to price himself out for speaking engagements. Early estimates say that Obama will be charging anywhere from $500,000 to $1 million for appearances, much like Bill Clinton did. Clinton saw his net worth increase from $12 million at the end of his Presidency to a current $80 million.

The same people are estimating that Obama’s net worth can eclipse $100 million in about a decade after his term is over. Clinton sold his autobiography rights for $15 million while George W. Bush received $7 million. Obama is estimated to be in the same price range as Clinton was when he released “My Life”.

So while Barack Obama doesn’t get paid all that much in terms of salary compared to some of your favorite athletes or celebrities, he is still doing just fine for himself and will work himself into a higher tax bracket once his time as President has come to an end in January 2017. Whether or not he starts to approve tax breaks for the wealthiest residents a few years down the road remains to be seen, but he’ll get to see how the highest paid people deal with it.