12 Highest Paid Celebrities Over 60
Legends of Sports and Showbiz dominate our list – check out ’12 Highest Paid Celebrities Over 60′ to see who.
Some of these Celebs have had ups and downs over the years, Mike Tyson, in particular, is someone who has seen both the incredible highs of success but also suffered some of the worst lows. However, many are consistent financial performers and having started careers decades ago have amassed both huge fortunes and legendary status.
Amitabh Bachchan and Jackie Chan are the biggest movie stars in India and China respectively and dominate their countries movies industries in a way that no one does in Hollywood. Howard Stern’s and Rush Limbaugh’s dominance of the radio airwaves perhaps comes close, but neither are as widely loved and popular.
Elton John and Paul McCartney, however, can probably both claim that status and having started out in the 1960’s are still going strong.
12. Mike Tyson
Tyson has done many things since his boxing career ended, including a one-man show that went on Broadway in 2011 and a 2016 role in the movie ‘Ip Man 3’.
11. Pamela Anderson
A divorce payment north of $1 million dollars in 2015 helped boost Pamela’s earnings, although her Baywatch days are behind her, TV appearances and endorsements are not and continue to be valuable.
10. Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil now gets included in the Forbes rich list for celebrity earnings, and he has Orpah Winfrey to thank for it, she gave him his start in the late 1980’s after hiring for a non-TV role.
9. Jackie Chan
Acting in over 150 films since his childhood years Jackie is also noted for his philanthropy and donated 3 million Yuman to victims of the Tianjin Chemical Explosion in the summer of 2015.
8. Rush Limbaugh
Being no stranger to controversy sees Limbaugh laughing all the way to the bank, he’s America’s most listened to talk show host and top earning one too.
7. Amitabh Bachchan
Often referred to as Bollywood’s biggest star, Amitabh has starred in over 180 films, though strangely didn’t venture to Hollywood until a 2013 appearance in ‘The Great Gatsby’.
6. Jimmy Buffet
Like his namesake Warren, Jimmy Buffet is also a talented entrepreneur. He has used two of his song titles to spawn restaurant chains named after them.
5. David Letterman
David may slip down the cCelebrity rich lists after 2015; he finished up on ‘The Late Show’ after 34 years. Bill Murray who was his guest on the first show, was also there to send him off too on the last.
4. Elton John
Elton’s superlative career has seen him sell over 300 million records over 5 decades and is still going strong his 32nd studio album ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ was released in February of 2016.
3. James Patterson
The author of over 300 books and best known for his series on the fictional psychologist, Alex Cross, 2016 sees a TV series he penned. ‘Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life’ broadcast.
2. Howard Stern
Although recent years have seen him branch out to being a judge on ‘America’s Got Talent’, Stern is staying close to his radio roots and signed another 5-year deal in 2015 to host his eponymous show.
1. Paul McCartney
He might have been in the most influential pop group of all time in the 1960’s, but Paul is still recording and touring. 2015 saw him team up with Rihanna and Kayne West to reach number 4 in the Billboard Top 100 with ‘FourFiveSeconds’ and he tops our ’12 Highest Paid Celebrities Over 60′ list.