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World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s

When The Forbes 400 ranking of America's richest people debuted in 1982, just two entertainers made the cut: Yoko Ono and Bob Hope. In the next 20 years, six more squeaked on. Only three of those first eight ever became billionaires Then came a celebrity wealth boom: In the past eight years, 11 stars have hit billionaire status. Here are some notables

Infographics By Kapil Kashyap
Published: Apr 27, 2023 12:50:48 PM IST
Updated: Apr 27, 2023 01:28:15 PM IST

World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s
World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s
World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s
World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s
World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s
World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s
World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s
World's Billionaires: How celebrity riches have evolved since 1980s

(This story appears in the 05 May, 2023 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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