Star Wars creator George Lucas tops this year’s ranking of the richest celebrities in America 2018 with a net worth of $5.4 billion thanks largely to the fortune he pocketed when his Lucasfilm production company sold to Disney for $4.1 billion in 2012.

New to the list this year is Kylie Jenner, whose $900 million net worth puts her on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire ever. The 21-year-old runs Kylie Cosmetics, which has shifted more than $630 million in makeup since its launch two years ago by targeting her 168 million-plus social media followers.

The 10 richest celebrities in America hold a combined fortune of $18.7 billion, more than the GDP of Iceland.

Richest Celebrities in America 2018

1. George Lucas – Net worth: $5.4 billion

richest celebrities in America

2. Steven Spielberg – $3.7 billion

richest celebrities in America

3. Oprah Winfrey – $2.8 billion

4. Michael Jordan – $1.7 billion

5. Kylie Jenner (tie) – $900 million

5. (tie) Jay-Z – $900 million

7. David Copperfield – $875 million

8. Diddy – $825 million

9. Tiger Woods (tie) – $800 million

9. James Patterson (tie) – $800 million

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