celebrities make a lot of money but how much money may surprise you. From actors to basketball players these celebrities rake in millions of dollars a year. Some celebrities are smart with their money and diversify their portfolio, investing and building side businesses. Some even end up making more money in investments than their original skill.

1 Michael Jordan.

played basketball in decades but still earns millions from investments and endorsements. Thanks to his stake in the Hornets and BET, he’s worth $1.7 billion.