Compiled By NAN Lifestyle Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 8, 2016: Ever wondered what some of your top Caribbean-born celebrities are worth? Here is the News Americas top 10 list of richest Caribbean-born celebs.
1: Rihanna: Barbadian-born singer, actress and entrepreneur Rihanna leads the list with a net worth of US$140 Million.
2: Tim Duncan: USVI-born American professional basketball player Tim Duncan has a net worth of $130 million. Duncan’s salary per year from the Spurs is $10 million.
3: Bob Marley: Reggae legend Robert Nesta Marley may be dead but he lives on with a net worth of US$130 million.
4: Nickki Minaj: Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj is not doing badly either. The rapper and entrepreneur is now worth a whopping US$70 million.
5: Usain Bolt: The world’s fastest man and three time world record holder now has a net worth of US$30 million.
6: Sidney Poitier: Bahamas-born American actor film director, author, and diplomat Sidney Poitier of ‘To Sir With Love’ Fame, has a net worth of $25 million.
7: Chris Gayle: This Jamaican-born, West Indies cricketer who loves to flirt off the field is actually worth a whopping US$15 million – all jokes aside.
8: Sean Paul: Grammy-winning Jamaican dancehall artist has a net worth of US$12 million dollars.
9: Shaggy: Jamaican-born musician and deejay Shaggy of “Wasn’t Me” fame, is worth US$10 million.
10: Ziggy Marley: Kingston-born reggae singer Ziggy Marley and son of the late Bob Marley, is also worth US$10 million.