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Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o Net Worth

2022 Net Worth:$10 Million

Net Worth:$10 Million
Full NameLupita Amondi Nyong’o
Birthday:Feb 21, 1974
Country of Origin:Kenya
Source of Wealth:Film director, Actor, Music Video Director

Lupita Nyong’o Net Worth

Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan actress and music video director who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. She is best known for her starring roles in films like “12 Years a Slave” (2013), “Black Panther” (2018) and “Us” (2019).

Lupita Amondi Nyong’o was born in on March 1, 1983, in Mexico City, Mexico, to Kenyan parents-her father, Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, was working as a guest professor at the El Colegio de Mexico. Nyong’o is the second of six children, and identifies as Kenyan-Mexican; she has dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship. When she was less than a year old, her father was appointed as a professor at the University of Nairobi, and the family returned to Kenya.

As a teenager, Nyong’o local productions in Nairobi; she made her professional acting debut when she was fourteen years old in a production of “Romeo and Juliet” by the Nairobi-based company the Phoenix Players. Nyong’o graduated from St. Mary’s School in Nairobi with an IB Diploma in 2001. She continued her education at Hampshire College in the United States, where she pursued a degree in film and theatre studies.

Nyong’o started her career in the entertainment and film industry as a member of the production crew for various films, such as “The Constant Gardener” (2005), directed by Fernando Meirelles; “The Namesake” (2006), directed by Mira Nair; and “Where God Left His Shoes” (2007), directed by Salvatore Stabile. Inspired by working on these films, Nyong’o began working on her own projects. In 2008, she starred in a short film called “East River”. That same year she returned to Kenya, where she appeared in the television series “Shuga”. Then, in 2009, she wrote, directed, and produced her own documentary about the albino population in Kenya, “In My Genes”. It actually won first prize at the Five College Film Festival. Also in 2009, she directed the music video for the song “The Little Things You Do” by Wahu, and the video was nominated at the 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards for the Best Video Award. Then, Nyong’o enrolled at the Yale School of Drama to pursue a master’s degree in acting.

Nyong’o began her career in Hollywood as a production assistant. In 2008, she made her acting debut with the short film East River and subsequently returned to Kenya to star in the television series Shuga (2009–2012). Also in 2009, she wrote, produced and directed the documentary In My Genes. She then pursued a master’s degree in acting from the Yale School of Drama. Soon after her graduation, she had her first feature film role as Patsey in Steve McQueen’s biographical period drama 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which she received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She became the first Kenyan and Mexican actress to win an Academy Award.

Nyong’o made her Broadway debut as a teenage orphan in the play Eclipsed (2015), for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She went on to perform a motion capture role as Maz Kanata in the Star Wars sequel trilogy (2015–2019) and a lead voice role as Raksha in The Jungle Book (2016). Nyong’o’s career progressed with her role as Nakia in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Black Panther (2018) and her starring role in Jordan Peele’s critically acclaimed horror film Us (2019).

In addition to acting, Nyong’o supports historic preservation. She is vocal about preventing sexual harassment, working for women’s and animal rights. In 2014, she was named the most beautiful woman by People. Nyong’o has also written a children’s book named Sulwe (2019), which became a number one New York Times Best-Seller. Also in 2019, Nyong’o narrated the Discovery Channel docu-series Serengeti, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Narrator. Nyong’o was named among Africa’s “50 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes in 2020.

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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $180 Million

Net Worth:$180 Million
Full NameBenjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt 
Birthday:August 15, 1972
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Actor, Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Ben Affleck Net Worth

Ben Affleck is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director who has a net worth of $180 million dollars. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and a Volpi Cup. He is probably best-known for writing and starring in “Good Will Hunting” and directing and starring in “Argo.” 

He began his career as a child when he starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988). He later appeared in the independent coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993) and various Kevin Smith films, including Mallrats (1995), Chasing Amy (1997) and Dogma (1999). Affleck gained wider recognition when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for writing Good Will Hunting (1997), which they also starred in. He then established himself as a leading man in studio films, including the disaster film Armageddon (1998), the war drama Pearl Harbor (2001), and the thrillers The Sum of All Fears and Changing Lanes (both 2002).

After a career downturn, during which he appeared in Daredevil (2003) and Gigli (2003), Affleck won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor and received a Golden Globe nomination for portraying George Reeves in the noir biopic Hollywoodland (2006). His directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone (2007), which he also co-wrote, was well received. He then directed, co-wrote and starred in the crime drama The Town (2010) and directed and starred in the political thriller Argo (2012); both were critical and commercial successes. For the latter, Affleck won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award for Best Picture.

He has since starred in the psychological thriller Gone Girl (2014), the thriller The Accountant (2016), the action-adventure Triple Frontier (2019), the sports drama The Way Back (2020), and the comedy-drama The Tender Bar (2021). In 2016, he began portraying Batman in superhero films set in the DC Extended Universe.

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Jared Leto

Jared Leto Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $100 Million

Net Worth:$100 Million
Full NameJared Joseph Leto
Birthday:December 26, 1971
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Actor, Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Jared Leto Net Worth

Jared Leto is an American actor and musician who has a net worth of $100 million. Known for his method of acting in a variety of roles, he received numerous accolades throughout his career which spanned over three decades, including an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Critics’ Choice Movie Award. 

Additionally, he is recognized for his musicianship and eccentric stage persona as a member of the rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars.

He first rose to fame for his portrayal Jordan Catalano on the teenage drama “My So-Called Life” (1994 – 1995), and he has starred in several notable films, including “Prefontaine” (1997), “Fight Club” (1999), “Girl, Interrupted” (1999), “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013), and “Suicide Squad” (2016). Leto has won dozens of awards for his work, including an Academy Award and Golden Globe for “Dallas Buyers Club.” In addition to his acting work, Jared has performed lead vocals, guitar, bass, and keyboard in the band Thirty Seconds to Mars since 1998.

Leto is the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and main songwriter for Thirty Seconds to Mars, a band he formed in 1998 with his older brother Shannon Leto. Its debut album, 30 Seconds to Mars (2002), was released to positive reviews but to limited commercial success. Its second album, A Beautiful Lie (2005), pushed the band into the public eye and the next releases, This Is War (2009) and Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams (2013), received further critical and commercial success. It was followed by America (2018), which polarized critics upon release. The band has sold over 15 million albums worldwide

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Drake

Drake Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $300 Million

Net Worth:$300 Million
Full NameAubrey Drake Graham
Birthday:October 24, 1986
Country of Origin:Canada
Source of Wealth:Rapper, Singer, and Actor.

Drake Net Worth

Drake is a Canadian-born actor, producer and rapper who has a net worth of $300 million dollars.  Drake is consistently one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world.An influential figure in modern popular music, Drake has been credited for popularizing singing and R&B sensibilities in hip hop.

Gaining recognition by starring as Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08), Drake pursued a career in music releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement in 2006; he released the mixtapes Comeback Season (2007) and So Far Gone (2009) before signing with Young Money Entertainment. Since first gaining mainstream success, Drake has earned more than $550 million in his career before taxes and lifestyle costs.

Among the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 170 million records sold, Drake is ranked as the highest-certified digital singles artist in the United States by the RIAA. As of this writing, he has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a record 34 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards.

Drake has achieved 10 number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and holds further Hot 100 records; he has the most top 10 singles (54), the most charted songs (258),the most simultaneously charted songs in one week (27), the most Hot 100 debuts in one week (22), and the most continuous time on the Hot 100 (431 weeks).

He additionally has the most number-one singles on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hot Rap Songs, and Rhythmic Airplay charts.

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