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These Are the 6 Richest Celebs in the US

George Lucas tops Forbes' annual list
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 19, 2018 6:04 PM CST
George Lucas arrives at the premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" at El Capitan Theater on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

(Newser) Forbes is out with its annual list of the wealthiest celebrities in the US, and the top four are billionaires. The two people tied for the No. 5 spot with net worths of $900 million each, however, are both notable: Kylie Jenner is on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire ever, and Jay-Z's net worth is up $90 million from 2017, making him the biggest gainer on this year's list. The top six and their net worths:

  1. George Lucas, $5.4 billion
  2. Steven Spielberg, $3.7 billion
  3. Oprah Winfrey, $2.8 billion
  4. Michael Jordan, $1.7 billion
  5. (tie) Kylie Jenner, $900 million
  6. (tie) Jay-Z, $900 million
Click for the full top 10. (For the first time in 24 years, a new No. 1 on the Forbes 400.)

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