Being famous generally means being richer. We know, it is not easy for the celebrity, but those increasing numbers in the bank sure inspire them a lot.
Celebrities tend to spend their money in crazy ways, but that does not mean they don't know how to value them. Here are the few famous quotes from the Hollywood A-listers about the money.
1. Will Smith
We can all agree that when we watched the 2006 movie The Pursuit of Happyness, we somewhat understood the value of money. Though it was not the real-life story of Will Smith, he surely reached the core of the character.
The popular actor and rapper sure have a different take on the value of cash. The Fresh Prince, as of 2019, has a net worth of $350 million.
About spending the bucks, in an interview, he said:
"Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like."
2. George Clooney
Clooney had a funny take on money when he sold his tequila company Casamigos for a billion dollars. The legendary actor founded the company in 2013 and clearly made the profit of a decade.
"Acting used to be how I paid the rent, but I sold a tequila company for a billion f***ing dollars. I don’t need money."
He is currently worth $650 million.
3. Lil Wayne
Self-declared "the best rapper alive" Lil Wayne got his big break at the of 14. With the 12 successful albums to his credit, he is worth around $120 million as of 2019.
One would think that being a multi-millionaire, Lil would not care more about the money, but that's not the case. Apparently, the 37-year-old is not satisfied with his status.
According to him, it was pure hardwork which led them to be one of the followed, loved, and not to forget wealthiest band members in history.
"Somebody said to me: ‘But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.’ That’s a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say ‘Now, let’s write a swimming pool.’"
5. Johnny Depp
Let's face it; the life of a celebrity is not as easy as we think it is. The constant eyes of paparazzi and the pressure maintaining the 'celebrity' status sometimes takes away the simplicity of life.
Johnny Depp is one of the celebrities who think like this. He is currently worth $200 million.
"Use your money to buy privacy because, during most of your life, you aren’t allowed to be normal."
6. Snoop Dogg
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. aka Snoop Dogg has had a roller coaster life. From being a member of a gang, a rapper, and an actor, he unquestionably has come a long way. The rapper is currently worth $135 million.
"If you stop at general math, you're only going to make general math money."
7. Chris Tucker
If there is one celebrity in this article who deeply knows the value of money is Chris Tucker. The once highest-paid actor is currently in the debt of $11 million to the IRS. His few wrong financial decisions led him to where he is now.
"You loan your friend money. You see them again, they don't say nothin' 'bout the money. 'Hi, how ya doin'? How's ya mama doing?' Man, how's my money doin'?"
8. Tom Cruise
Who could forget Cruise's dance in the 1983 film Risky Business? The movie gave him not only the tag of Hollywood's crush but also the path to success.
He became the overnight star, and Hollywood got its next big thing. With the net worth of $570 million, he is one of the best-paid actors in the world. Ironically, the Scientologist claims that he never worked on movies for money.
"I've never done work for money, ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn't do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing."
9. William Shatner
Popular Canadian actor and singer William Shatner became a phenomenon following his role of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise.
He sure had his ups and down is his life, and that taught him the concept of saving. Shatner is currently worth $150 million.
"If saving money is wrong, I don't want to be right!"
10. Jerry Seinfeld
Unlike others, popular stand-up comedian and actor Jerry Seinfeld has a rather funny view on money.
"Dogs have no money. Isn't that amazing? They're broke their entire lives. But they get through. You know why dogs have no money? ... No pockets."
He is most known for his semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld. He is currently worth $950 million.