Before becoming an Academy Award winning screenwriter and director, back in 1992 Paul Haggis spent two weeks re-writing the pilot for "Walker, Texas Ranger". For his efforts, he was given a co-creator credit… and an accidental massive fortune in syndication royalties.
When Johnny Carson died in 2005 at the age of 79 he left a mysterious trust fund to his charitable foundation. Five years later, the astonishing value of that trust was finally revealed.
Considering that most of us consider this 1980s band to be one-hit-wonder, you might be very surprised to learn their worldwide record sales totals. And you'll be totally blown away by how much their recent tour grossed.
In the 1970s, even an NFL superstar like Roger Staubach needed an offseason side job to make ends meet. Amazingly, Roger's side job would eventually turn him into one of the richest athletes on the planet.
This story of a New York City hermit who stubbornly refused to leave his tiny rent-controlled apartment above Central Park will blow your mind. This guy is my hero.
Winning an Oscar means greater respect in Hollywood… and a bigger paycheck. Here are six actors who took their Oscar wins, or nominations, all the way to the bank.
In the intro to one of the songs on Rick Ross' new album, he implies that his checking account balance is $92 million and change. Is this true?
We here at CelebrityNetWorth have come up with a fun game called "Spot the Rich guy". It's like Where's Waldo with rich old guys.
The 10 most expensive hotel rooms in the world: For this much money, I better not get a bill for raiding the minibar or stealing a bath robe.
It's hard to believe, but Berry Gordy is a high school drop-out who wanted to be a boxing star. He ended up changing American music forever and earning hundreds of millions of dollars along the way.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom lived an insanely luxurious lifestyle before his arrest that included $25 million mansions, private jets, yachts, multiple girlfriends and more… We've put together a gallery so we can take a peak at just how this guy lived!
Nothing it certain in life except for death and taxes. Wesley Snipes is still alive, but he can definitely vouch for the taxes half of that famous saying.
If you were to rank the best jobs in the world, being an A-list actor in Hollywood would definitely be near the top, especially after you see the size of these paychecks…
Every year Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out Oscars to some incredibly wealthy people. But who are the absolute wealthiest people ever to win an Academy Award? You're about to find out!
eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar became a multi-billionaire instantly back in 1998 when his company went public. Shockingly, he decided to give the entire fortune away to charity.