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Betty White, Warren Buffett and 28 Richest Stars Over 70

Laura Woods
Betty White, Warren Buffett and 28 Richest Stars Over 70

Some of the richest celebrities on the planet have been perfecting their craft for decades. These household names have cemented their place at the top of their respective industries — and they have the fortune to prove it.

Click through to find out which of these celebrities is richer.

Mike Ditka Net Worth: $30 Million

A member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Mike Ditka played tight end in the NFL from 1961 to 1972. As the head coach of the Chicago Bears from 1982 to 1992, he led the team to its only Super Bowl victory.

The 78-year-old has served as a sports broadcaster and analyst and lent his name to the popular steakhouse chain Ditka’s. Click through to see other celebrity-owned restaurants.

Tom Selleck Net Worth: $45 Million

Tom Selleck has starred on the hit CBS drama “Blue Bloods” since 2010. Perhaps best known for his iconic role as “Magnum, P.I.,” the 72-year-old won a Golden Globe for his work on the television series in 1985. Also a movie star, some of his most popular films include “Mr. Baseball” and the “Three Men and a Baby” franchise.

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Alex Trebek Net Worth: $50 Million

Longtime “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek has been the face of the popular game show since it debuted in 1984. In 2015, the 77-year-old renewed his contract through the 2017-18 season. While the terms weren’t made public, his previous contract paid $10 million per year, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Thanks to the WordSmart program, Trebek is also one of the celebs who’ve made big bucks off infomercials.

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Diane Keaton Net Worth: $50 Million

One of Hollywood’s biggest stars, actress Diane Keaton has a slew of hit films on her resume, including “Something’s Gotta Give” and “Father of the Bride.” The mega-talented 72-year-old won an Oscar for her work on “Annie Hall” in 1977.

Next up for Keaton is a starring role in the 2018 film “Book Club.”

James Brolin Net Worth: $50 Million

His net worth can’t compete with wife Barbra Streisand’s, but actor James Brolin is still among the richest celebrities. The 77-year-old has enjoyed an impressive career that includes two Golden Globe wins for his work on the television series “Marcus Welby, M.D.” He currently plays a lead role on the CBS sitcom “Life in Pieces,” which debuted in 2015.

Shirley MacLaine Net Worth: $50 Million

Actress Shirley MacLaine isn’t quite as rich as her younger brother Warren Beatty, but the 83-year-old is certainly one of the wealthiest celebrities over 70.

She won an Oscar for her work on “Terms of Endearment” in 1983 and has starred in several other hits, including “Steel Magnolias.” Catch her in “The Little Mermaid” in 2018.

Warren Beatty Net Worth: $70 Million

Hollywood icon Warren Beatty is best known for his work as Clyde Barrow in “Bonnie and Clyde” and the title role in “Dick Tracy.”

Also skilled behind the camera, the 80-year-old won the Oscar for Best Director in 1981 for the film “Reds” and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award — an honorary Oscar — in 1999.

Angela Lansbury Net Worth: $70 Million

Renowned actress Angela Lansbury made her Hollywood debut in 1944. Best known for her starring role in the television series “Murder, She Wrote,” the 92-year-old will appear in the upcoming film “Mary Poppins Returns.” The British actress has also starred on Broadway several times, most recently in the play “Blithe Spirit.”

Dan Rather Net Worth: $70 Million

Famed newscaster Dan Rather enjoyed decades of success in front of the camera, which allowed him to rank among the richest celebrities. During his 44-year tenure with CBS, the 86-year-old held several high-profile roles, including host of “CBS Evening News” from 1981 to 2005. Also an author, he released his latest book “What Unites Us” in 2017.

Betty White Net Worth: $75 Million

Beloved actress Betty White has been charming audiences since 1945. Her resume includes more than 115 acting credits, but the 95-year-old is best known for her long-running role as Rose Nylund on “The Golden Girls.” The five-time Emmy winner also starred on “Hot in Cleveland” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

Bill Clinton Net Worth: $80 Million

The 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton served as commander-in-chief from 1992 to 2001.

Since leaving The White House, the 71-year-old has become a popular public speaker, commanding up to $750,000 for a single speech, according to the Los Angeles Times. Along with wife Hillary Clinton, he collected $153 million in paid speech earnings from 2001 until she launched her presidential campaign in 2015, according to CNN.

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William Shatner Net Worth: $100 Million

Best known as Captain Kirk on “Star Trek,” William Shatner has been acting since the early 1950s. The 86-year-old “Boston Public” actor is still going strong with several projects in the works, including the films “Aliens Ate My Homework” and “Senior Moment.” He also served as the longtime spokesman for discount travel site Priceline.com.

Martin Scorsese Net Worth: $100 Million

A man of many talents, Martin Scorsese has enjoyed tremendous success in Hollywood as a director, producer and actor.

One of Hollywood’s richest directors, the 75-year-old won the Oscar for Best Director in 1995 for his work on “The Departed.” He’s behind several films that will hit theaters in 2018, including “The Irishman,” which he directed and produced.

Wayne Newton Net Worth: $120 Million

Nicknamed “Mr. Las Vegas,” Wayne Newton has graced Sin City stages more than 30,000 times. The 75-year-old singer has enjoyed more than 50 years in show business, which has made him one of the richest celebrities over 70. He’s currently performing his “Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal” residency at Bally’s Las Vegas.

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Robert Redford Net Worth: $170 Million

Robert Redford has starred in films such as “Indecent Proposal,” “Out of Africa” and the upcoming “Old Man and the Gun,” but he’s more than just an actor. The 80-year-old avid environmentalist founded the Sundance Institute — a nonprofit that works to develop new artists and audiences — in 1981. He also owns the Sundance Mountain Resort in Sundance, Utah.

Karl Lagerfeld Net Worth: $200 Million

The definition of chic, Karl Lagerfeld has been the creative director of Chanel since 1983. Known for his sleek white ponytail, always-on black sunglasses and fingerless black gloves, the 84-year-old has also helmed his own eponymous label since 1984. Prior to joining Chanel, he served concurrent roles as the creative director of Chloe and Fendi.

Robert De Niro Net Worth: $200 Million

Legendary actor Robert De Niro has amassed a fortune starring in more than 100 films, including “The Godfather: Part II,” “Meet the Parents” and “Taxi Driver.”

Also an accomplished businessman, the 74-year-old is making serious dough in the food industry. He co-founded the Nobu Brand of restaurants and hotels and has an ownership stake in several other restaurants in New York City and Los Angeles.

John Madden Net Worth: $200 Million

One of the richest celebrities in the NFL family, John Madden served as head coach of the Oakland Raiders for 10 years. After that, the 81-year-old was an NFL announcer and broadcaster for 30 years before retiring in 2009. The “Madden NFL” video franchise that bears his name has generated more than $4 billion in revenue.

Morgan Freeman Net Worth: $200 Million

An actor with a hugely popular, dominant voice, Oscar winner Morgan Freeman has been entertaining audiences for decades.

Some of the 80-year-old star’s most popular films include “Million Dollar Baby,” “Invictus,” “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Driving Miss Daisy.” Still working hard, catch him in “Angel Has Fallen” and “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” in 2018.

Tony Bennett Net Worth: $200 Million

Singer Tony Bennett is one of the richest celebrities, and he deserves it. At 91 years old, the “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” singer is still touring and continues putting out new albums, including “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90,” released in 2016. Collaborations with artists such as Lady Gaga and the late Amy Winehouse have made him a cross-generational hit.

Jane Fonda Net Worth: $200 Million

Already one of the richest celebrities over 70, retirement doesn’t seem to be on actress Jane Fonda’s agenda. The 80-year-old has been starring on the Netflix original series “Grace and Frankie” since 2015 and will grace the silver screen in “Book Club” in 2018. Also a fitness guru, she’s been starring in workout videos since 1978.

Diana Ross Net Worth: $250 Million

One of the most successful celebrities over 70 — and ever — singer Diana Ross has earned r-e-s-p-e-c-t for her career that just won’t quit.

Still performing at age 73, she rose to fame as the lead singer of the Supremes and went on to enjoy massive success as a solo artist, scoring six No. 1 hits including “Upside Down.”

Cher Net Worth: $320 Million

Cher is a music legend with 25 studio albums to her name. The “Believe” singer has scored four No. 1 hits as a solo artist and another from her iconic duet with ex-husband Sony Bono “I Got You Babe.” The 71-year-old is an actress with credits including “Mermaids,” “Burlesque” and the upcoming film “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.”

Barbra Streisand Net Worth: $400 Million

A music industry icon, Barbra Streisand earned $46 million on a 14-show tour in 2016, according to Forbes. The “Woman in Love” singer is the only artist in history to have a No. 1 album in six consecutive decades. Also a talented actress, the 75-year-old has starred in several films, including “Funny Girl,” “The Way We Were” and “Meet the Fockers.”

Dolly Parton Net Worth: $500 Million

One of the highest-paid country music stars of 2017, Dolly Parton reigns atop the list of richest celebrities of any age. The 71-year-old earned $37 million in 2017 alone, according to Forbes.

The “Islands in the Stream” singer still tours and has had her own theme park Dollywood since 1986. Also an actress, she’s starred in several films, including “Steel Magnolias” and “9 to 5.”

Paul McCartney Net Worth: $1.2 Billion

He’s best known as a member of The Beatles, but Paul McCartney has enjoyed massive success as a solo artist since the band split in 1970. At 75 years old, the “Band on the Run” singer continues to tour and sell out arenas, collecting roughly seven figures per night, according to Forbes.

Diane Von Furstenberg Net Worth: $1.2 Billion

Iconic fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg famously created the wrap dress in 1974. The founder and chairman of her eponymous fashion house has more than 148 DVF stores in 55 countries. Along with husband Barry Diller, the 70-year-old philanthropist has vowed to give 99 percent of her fortune to charitable causes.

Sheldon Adelson Net Worth: $35 Billion

Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson owes his billions to savvy business skills and an impressive work ethic. At 84 years old, he’s still holding the top spot at the largest casino company in America. His wealth is a far cry from his childhood, where he grew up in poverty, living in a Boston tenement.

Michael Bloomberg Net Worth: $56 Billion

In 1981, Michael Bloomberg founded financial and information media company Bloomberg LP, and he still owns 88 percent of the business. The 75 -year-old also served three terms as mayor of New York City.

He’s not just one of the richest celebrities; he has committed 99 percent of his wealth to charity, making him also one of the most generous.

Warren Buffett Net Worth: $75 Billion

Largely considered the greatest investor of all time, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett tops the list of richest celebrities over 70. Also a major philanthropist, the 87-year-old launched The Giving Pledge with Bill and Melinda Gates in 2010, and has vowed to give 99 percent of his wealth to charitable causes.

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