Although some regard astrology as superstitious gibberish, others passionately believe that it provides a deeper understanding of human nature and the way fate unfolds. Libras (born Sept. 23 to Oct. 22), for instance, are said to be focused on others and how they relate to them. These sociable, creative and ambitious personalities crave harmony and balance, and they often end up in diplomatic or entertainment careers.
Check out these 13 famous Libra celebrities and their impressive net worths. Learn how their shared traits have contributed to their massive success.
Last updated: Oct. 8, 2020
1. Serena Williams
Birthday: Sept. 26, 1981
Net worth: $200 million
In typical Libra fashion, professional tennis player Serena Williams is an expert at getting things done and playing fair. In 2020, she celebrated 25 years as a professional athlete. The famous tennis star has 23 Grand Slam titles under her belt and was ranked No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association in 2015.
Serena is very close with her sister Venus, who is also a world-renowned tennis star, and both sisters have been ambitious and successful on and off the court. Serena founded the Serena Williams Foundation to provide educational opportunities to underprivileged youth in Africa, and the Williams sisters became the first African-American women to own part of an NFL team when they purchased shares of the Miami Dolphins in 2009. Serena also launched Serena Ventures in 2014 and has investments in over 30 companies across industries. According to its site, the company “invests in founders who are changing the world with their ideas and products.”
2. Olivia Newton-John
Birthday: Sept. 26, 1948
Net worth: $40 million
Olivia Newton-John is best known for her leading role as Sandy in the classic musical film “Grease.” She started out as a singer in England in the 1960s before gaining traction in the U.S. in the 1970s with the release of her third album and a Grammy for record of the year in 1974.
In 1992, Newton-John was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent chemotherapy and a partial mastectomy. The determined Libra overcame that bout with breast cancer and used her optimistic song “Stronger than Before” to raise money for cancer research. Unfortunately, her cancer returned in 2013 and again in 2017. She is currently battling stage four metastatic breast cancer. Ever determined, however, she recently announced that she had started the Olivia Newton-John Foundation to help find new therapies for cancer and better ways to prevent, treat and cure the disease.
3. Snoop Dogg
Birthday: Oct. 20, 1971
Net worth: $150 million
West Coast rapper, actor and reality TV star Snoop Dogg, born Calvin Broadus, is a characteristically creative Libra with a wide array of talents. Snoop Dogg has garnered fame for his chart-topping albums “Tha Doggfather,” “Reincarnation” and more. His career as an entertainer and his numerous brushes with the law have kept him in the spotlight. It seems this Libra, like many others, enjoys partying and hates feeling restricted.
In 2015, Snoop Dogg launched a new venture called “Merry Jane.” The startup website — called a “pot-flavored lifestyle media platform” by TechCrunch — offers a variety of content, including videos and educational information on cannabis.
In 2018, he released a cookbook entitled “From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg’s Kitchen.”
4. Kevin Durant
Birthday: Sept. 29, 1988
Net worth: $170 million
Kevin Durant is another Libra who found professional and financial success as an athlete. He played college basketball for the University of Texas, where he averaged 25.8 points per game, according to NBA.com. He demonstrated the strategic side of his Libra personality when he declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft after only one year of college ball. He has since played for the Seattle SuperSonics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors and, most recently, the Brooklyn Nets.
The high-profile basketball star missed the 2019 NBA season due to an Achilles injury, but will likely play for Team USA in the postponed 2020 Olympics, now set to take place in Tokyo in 2021.
5. Gwen Stefani
Birthday: Oct. 3, 1969
Net worth: $150 million
Gwen Stefani stepped into the spotlight as the lead singer of No Doubt with the band’s debut album “Tragic Kingdom” in 1995, and launched a successful solo career in 2001 before reuniting with the band years later. Stefani has starred as a judge on “The Voice,” and she also has her own clothing line, L.A.M.B.
Stefani made headlines in 2015 when she announced her divorce from long-time husband Gavin Rossdale. Embodying the peaceful Libra personality, Stefani found balance in her very challenging situation. She told Entertainment Tonight, “I feel like the number one thing is living in the moment, because if you can just do that and sit there and be grateful, for even the bad things or the good things, then you’ll have peace.”
Stefani and fellow “The Voice” judge Blake Shelton have allegedly parted ways in recent weeks, although the two stars have yet to confirm the breakup.
6. Kim Kardashian
Birthday: Oct. 21, 1980
Net worth: $900 million
Kim Kardashian rose to fame thanks to a certain adult video, but this ambitious Libra used her notoriety to launch a successful hit reality TV show and entertainment empire. The influencer created her own app, “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” which has raked in more than $200 million in revenue. She also gets a substantial chunk of change from KKW Beauty, her cosmetics line, which was valued at $1 billion this year.
Together with husband Kanye West, the couple is worth $4.1 billion.
7. Brett Favre
Birthday: Oct. 10, 1969
Net worth: $100 million
Brett Favre is a former NFL quarterback who retired as the all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns, thanks in part to his determined Libra nature. Favre played with the Green Bay Packers for 16 seasons, going to two Super Bowls and winning one. He left the Packers in 2008 and briefly played with the New York Jets and the Minnesota Vikings before his retirement at the end of the 2010 season.
This ambitious Libra has also had many endorsement opportunities and has been the spokesman for big brands such as Nike and MasterCard.
8. Simon Cowell
Birthday: Oct. 7, 1959
Net worth: $600 million
Simon Cowell, a record producer and TV personality, is a prime example of an ambitious and confident Libra. Cowell rose to fame as a judge on the British TV show “Pop Idol” and the American version, “American Idol,” and became known for his scathing criticisms that pushed many contestants to tears.
After the success of “American Idol,” Cowell helped import another British talent series, “The X Factor,” to America. He’s also served as a judge and executive producer on “America’s Got Talent.”
Cowell recently made headlines in August for breaking his back in a bike accident. Sure to make his recovery a little easier, however, was the recent news from marketing firm Digitaloft that he had tied for 12th place as one of the highest-earning celebrity business moguls.
9. Nick Cannon
Birthday: Oct. 8, 1980
Net worth: $30 million
Nick Cannon is a jack of all trades, working in nearly all areas of the entertainment industry as an actor, director, producer, comedian, musician and host. His career took off on Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy series “All That,” and at the age of 17, he became the youngest staff writer in television history. He starred in “The Nick Cannon Show” and has appeared in feature films such as “Drumline,” “Roll Bounce” and “Bobby.” Like many Libras, he loves collaborating with others — he worked with various musical artists before he released his own album in 2003.
Though his music career wasn’t especially noteworthy, Cannon has stayed more than busy as a host on “Wild N’ Out,” “The Masked Singer” and “America’s Got Talent.” He had a radio show on Los Angeles’ Power 106 up until recently, when he stepped down after making offensive comments. He also has a forthcoming TV series simply titled “Nick Cannon.”
10. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Birthday: Oct. 5, 1958
Net worth: $5 million
Libra Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of America’s most famous scientists. The astrophysicist studied at Harvard University, earned a doctorate from Columbia University and has written several books. He used his intelligence and Libra social skills to serve as an advisor to former President George W. Bush in 2001.
Tyson hosted the TV series “Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey” in 2014, which helped him rise to fame. Though he was accused of sexual misconduct in 2019, he was allowed to keep his job at the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium and still remains a sought-after science expert with more than 14.2 million followers on Twitter. He has had guest spots on several television shows and hosted “Cosmos: Possible Worlds” this year.
11. Bruno Mars
Birthday: Oct. 8, 1985
Net worth: $175 million
Bruno Mars, born Peter Gene Hernandez, is a famous singer-songwriter known for wildly popular songs like “That’s What I like,” “Uptown Funk,” “Marry You,” “Locked Out of Heaven” and “The Lazy Song.”
As a sociable Libra, Mars first found success collaborating and harmonizing with other famous musicians, writing songs like Flo Rida’s “Right Round” before releasing his own debut studio album in 2010. Mars won a 2014 Grammy for best pop vocal album, and in 2016, he performed in the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. With an ambitious and creative Libra personality, he’s likely to continue to enjoy a successful career.
Birthday: Oct. 14, 1978
Net worth: $180 million
Usher showed signs of creativity at a young age, releasing his first album at just 15 after he performed on the talent show “Star Search.” His albums and singles have repeatedly reached No. 1 on the charts, and his creativity and determination have been celebrated with numerous Grammys and other awards.
Outside of the music industry, this charismatic Libra has acted in movies and TV shows, including starring as a judge on the popular singing competition show “The Voice” with fellow famous Libra Gwen Stefani.
13. Will Smith
Birthday: Sep. 25, 1968
Net worth: $350 million
Famed actor and producer Will Smith first gained recognition as a rapper alongside friend DJ Jazzy Jeff. He earned the first-ever Grammy for the newly created rap category in 1988. In 1990, Smith began his acting career with “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” and has gone on to prove himself as a successful comedic and dramatic actor. He has been nominated numerous times for Oscars and Golden Globes, and has won numerous awards elsewhere.
Most recently, he’s starred in “Bad Boys for Life,” “Bright,” “Suicide Squad” and the live action “Aladdin.” Sequels to both “Bad Boys” and “Bright” have been announced, with Smith set to star.
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