There are some people for whom to be in the “spotlight” is the aim. Celebrities want to be in the spotlight to get more media attention and to build a space in people’s heart. There are celebs who did everything to achieve and they also say that “how they started from the bottom and now they are here”. But there are celebs who were already rich before getting the spotlight and for them earning money is not just an option because they already have enough of it. So, here’s the list of 8 celebs who were already rich before hitting the headlines–
Gigi Hadid is one of the hottest models in the world and for her getting to the top is nothing out of the ordinary. She belongs to a very wealthy family and her wealth has never been a secret. Her father is a filthy rich real estate developer and their net worth is $400 million. While she has traveled all over the world, her home base is in Beverly hills. Her former stepfather. David Foster is a famed music producer with a personal net worth of $30 million.
Park Jae-Sang better known as Psy became a household name through his music in 2012. Gangnam Style became a hit and he became an overnight international sensation. Psy originally hails from Gangham District of Seoul, which is one of the richest areas of Korea. His father, Park Won-Ho, who is an executive chairman of a company DI Corporation which manufactures computer chips. Psy, his father, his uncle and his grandmother own a 30 percent of this company making them all stinking rich.
Ariana is a successful actress turned out singer has a net worth of $35 million and surely she lives a very luxurious life. But there are only some people who know that she is freaking rich even before entering the Hollywood. Her father Edward Butera is the owner of an established graphic design firm and her mother Joan Grande is the CEO of a company which provides an alarm system for the military including the US Navy and Marine.
With a current net worth of $280 million, she is the highest earner in her family. She grew up in Pennsylvania on a quaint Christmas Tree farm and her family owned several horses on their large property. Her father Scott, worked as a financial adviser for Merrill Lynch while her mother, Andrea, worked as a marketing executive. And there’s a rumor that her father funded her music career in its early stages.
At the age of 17, she became the winner of American Idol, 2007. While she was able to prove herself but it seems competing on a national level is in her bloodstream. Her father Phillipi Sparks, was a professional football player and the former cornerback played in the NFL for an impressive nine years. And it seems that she was already rich before even winning the American Idol.
She made everyone’s jaws falling on the floor when she wore a swimsuit for the recent Baywatch movie. She grew up on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, which is one of the richest parts of the town. Her father was in charge of New York Police Department’s Counterterrorism Unit. And, she also attended the finest school including The Professional Children’s School for child actors as well as the reputable Brearley School – both of which cost around $40,000 per year.
He was the ex-husband of Hillary Duff but the former hockey star didn’t need to marry a star in order to become one. He has played for various professional teams including the Edmonton Oilers and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He got $10 million for his three-year contract with the Oilers. Mike’s father also has a personal net worth estimated at $415 million.
Veteran actor Paul has made a fabulous career for himself and has a net worth of $25 million. Paul’s dad, Angelo Bartlett Giamatti, was a professor of Italian Literature at the prestigious Yale University in Boston and later became the President of the university. He was the seventh commissioner of Major League Baseball and it’s very clear that he was already a filthy rich man.