Born in El Centro, California, on May 20, 1946, singer and actress, Cher, most definitely believes in life after love, and has celebrated it with an estimated net worth of $305 million. Also known as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Cher did not particularly enjoy life as an adolescent. She dropped out of high school after struggling with dyslexia, leading to her meeting with recording artist, Sonny Bono. The two hit it off immediately, and eventually got married. Sonny and Cher became a recording duo known as, well, "Sonny and Cher." Their biggest claim to fame came in 1965 with the classic, "I've Got You Babe." The pair continued to make music into the 1970s, and soon after, Cher put herself out into the world as a solo artist. "Believe" and "Strong Enough," are just two of her many successful songs.
Cher has also proved herself as a talented actress, and held title roles in films such as "Moonstruck," "The Witches of Eastwick," and "Mask." For "Moonstruck," Cher received a 1987 Academy Award, and a 1987 Golden Globe. A riveting performer in all areas, Cher has released over 20 studio albums. She is often considered a gay icon, but it is clear that her fan base stretches far beyond one specific group. Cher is a timeless celebrity, and continues to participate actively in philanthropic and entertainment work.