Last year, for the second year in a row, Jennifer Lawrence was awarded a celebrity bank account’s highest, most-esteemed honor: the title of The World’s Highest Paid Actress. This year Jennifer’s bank account weeps bittersweet mascara tears like the runner-up in a pretty dollar beauty pageant, because JLaw’s Hollywood BFF Emma Stone is at the top of the list this time.
Kylie Jenner is more than just what you’d get if a funhouse mirror reflection of current-day Kim Kardashian came to life. According to the man responsible for turning Kylie and some of her sisters into uncanny valley versions their former selves, Dr. Simon Ourian, 20-year-old Kylie Jenner is actually a heroic inspiration to young women looking to nip, tuck, stuff, and fill their faces without feeling guilty about it.
GOAT Serena Williams has never been in it for the money. In an interview on the sports finance video series Kneading Dough, she said, “I’ve actually never played for money — I just thought you would go out there and hold a trophy.” If she’s only in it for the trophies, then check and check! She has held more trophies than I have held dicks in my mouth (this is admittedly a modest number so maybe not the best analogy). But what about those actual checks? In the same interview, Serena tells a cute story about the time she tried to deposit her first ever million dollar check.
George Clooney, his best friend Rande Gerber and real estate mogul Michael Meldman must like tequila so much that a few years ago they decided to make their own brand called Casamigos. Now, George, Rande and Michael are rich people, so they didn’t make their homemade booze in the basement next to a rolling clothes rack full of winter coats like normal people They had a full-on operation down in Mexico, and eventually it got big enough to sell for $1 billion.
Beyonce and Jay Z have been trying to trademark the name Blue Ivy ever since Blue Ivy Carter came into this world five years ago, and the key word is “trying.”
Katy Perry is the first (and so far only) person to have officially signed on to judge the next wave of desperate singing superstars on ABC’s reboot of American Idol. It was rumored she was earning a pretty penny for it. Actually, it was more like 2,500,000,000 pennies (aka $25 million). Sources told TMZ that ABC was desperate to sign a name, and Katy had all the leverage in negotiating a huge pay check. Katy recently confirmed the rumors were true about her Idol paycheck.