George Lucas tops Forbes list of richest U.S. celebrities ($5.4 billion)

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Despite selling his beloved Star Wars to Disney, George Lucas is still king of the world when it comes to the riches American celebrities. The 74-year-old creator of Star Wars easily took the top spot in Forbes magazine's third annual ranking of the wealthiest U.S. celebrities with a net worth estimated at close to $5.4 billion. According to forbes, most of Lucas's wealth came from the $4.05 billion sale of LucasFilm production to Disney Co in 2012.
1. George Lucas $5.4 billion
2. Steven Spielberg $3.7 billion
3. Oprah Winfrey $2.8 billion
4. Michael Jordan $1.7 billion
5. Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter $900 million
5. Kylie Jenner $900 million
7. David Copperfield $875 million
8. Sean "Diddy" Combs $825 million
9. Tiger Woods $800 million
9. James Patterson $800 million