26 People Who Have WAAAAAY More $$$ Than You Ever Even Thought

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26 People Who Have WAAAAAY More $$$ Than You Ever Even Thought


Celine deserves it, though.

Justin Timberlake was paid $6 million for literally just singing “ba da ba ba ba” for McDonald’s.

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Mariah Carey has made $60 million on JUST the song “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”

Mariah Carey has made $60 million on JUST the song "All I Want For Christmas Is You."

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The creator of the Jeopardy “think music” or whatever it’s called apparently made $70-80 MILLION from the “song’s” royalties.

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The Trevi Fountain in Rome can make over $4,000 a day from people throwing change into it. In 2016, the fountain made $1.5 million.

The Trevi Fountain in Rome can make over $4,000 a day from people throwing change into it. In 2016, the fountain made $1.5 million.

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Professional leach, Kevin Federline, gets $20,000 a month from Britney Spears. He apparently wants to double that to $40,000.

Professional leach, Kevin Federline, gets $20,000 a month from Britney Spears. He apparently wants to double that to $40,000.

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For the final season of Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld made about $13,000 for every.single.line. he said.

For the final season of Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld made about $13,000 for every.single.line. he said.

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Bill Gates has GIVEN AWAY $50 billion.

Bill Gates has GIVEN AWAY $50 billion.

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Vanilla Ice has a net worth of $18 million.

Vanilla Ice has a net worth of $18 million.

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Celine Dion is the second wealthiest female musician. She’s worth $400 million.

Celine Dion is the second wealthiest female musician. She's worth $400 million.

Madonna is #1, BTW.

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George Washington was one of the richest presidents ever. He was worth over $525 million (in today’s dollars).

George Washington was one of the richest presidents ever. He was worth over $525 million (in today's dollars).

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The founder of Ikea, Ingvar Kamprad, is worth $58.7 billion. That made him the 8th richest person in the world. He’s dead now, though.

The founder of Ikea, Ingvar Kamprad, is worth $58.7 billion. That made him the 8th richest person in the world. He's dead now, though.

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Speaking of dead people, David Bowie made $9.5 million in 2017 even though he too was dead.

Speaking of dead people, David Bowie made $9.5 million in 2017 even though he too was dead.

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Albert Einstein made $10 million in 2017 even though he has been dead for years and years, too.

Albert Einstein made $10 million in 2017 even though he has been dead for years and years, too.

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And Michael Jackson made $75 million in 2017. Still dead.

And Michael Jackson made $75 million in 2017. Still dead.

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Judge Judy makes $47 million a year. She only works 52 days out of the year.

Judge Judy makes $47 million a year. She only works 52 days out of the year.

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Dr. Phil is the highest paid TV host. He made $79 million in 2017. He makes more than Ellen, Ryan Seacrest, and Simon Cowell.

Dr. Phil is the highest paid TV host. He made $79 million in 2017. He makes more than Ellen, Ryan Seacrest, and Simon Cowell.

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Wait, but did you know Heidi Klum gets paid $21 million a year for hosting America’s Got Talent and Project Runway?

Wait, but did you know Heidi Klum gets paid $21 million a year for hosting America's Got Talent and Project Runway?

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Katy Perry got paid $25 million for one season of American Idol.

Katy Perry got paid $25 million for one season of American Idol.

Here's an interesting reading read: Is Katy Perry Killing 'American Idol' Ratings?

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In 2014, Apple paid U2 a reported $100 million to install their new album onto literally everyone’s computer with iTunes.

In 2014, Apple paid U2 a reported $100 million to install their new album onto literally everyone's computer with iTunes.

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Diddy is the richest person in hip hop. He’s worth over $500 million.

Diddy is the richest person in hip hop. He's worth over $500 million.

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When he was in prison, OJ Simpson made $3 million signing autographs.

When he was in prison, OJ Simpson made $3 million signing autographs.

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The inventor of the upside-down ketchup bottle made $13 million for inventing the upside-down ketchup bottle.

The inventor of the upside-down ketchup bottle made $13 million for inventing the upside-down ketchup bottle.

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The Rolling Stones got 100% of royalties from the Verve’s song “Bittersweet Symphony” after they sued them for sampling too much of their song “The Last Time.”

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The dude who invented Riverdance apparently has a net worth of $370 million.

The dude who invented Riverdance apparently has a net worth of $370 million.

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The two guys who invented the Taco Bell chihuahua ad campaign sued Taco Bell after they didn’t credit them. They won $42 million.

The two guys who invented the Taco Bell chihuahua ad campaign sued Taco Bell after they didn't credit them. They won $42 million.

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And lastly, this is random but funny: Channing Tatum made $400 for being a shirtless bartender in the iconic Ricky Martin video, “She Bangs.”

And lastly, this is random but funny: Channing Tatum made $400 for being a shirtless bartender in the iconic Ricky Martin video, "She Bangs."

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