How Much is NikkieTutorials Worth?

how much is NikkieTutorials worth

Nikkie de Jager, better known by her YouTube handle NikkieTutorials, broke the internet this week announcing she is MTF transgender. The video announcement went viral Monday afternoon, coming one day after Jeffree Star announced his separation from long-time boyfriend Nathan. As the makeup world buzzes with scandal and gossip, one has to wonder, how much is NikkieTutorials worth?
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Should You Model Your Finances After Celebrities’?

model your finances

At the beginning of each year, people set goals for themselves and resolve to improve certain parts of their lives. One of the major resolutions individuals make is to better their finances. Many of us look to Hollywood for how we want to mold our lives, but what about our money? Should you model your finances after them too?

Should You Model Your Finances After Celebrities’?

In all honesty, it depends. A lot of the time it won’t make sense for you to model your finances after celebrities’ because your money doesn’t mirror theirs. You can always take notes from them in a few areas, including:

  • Diversifying your portfolio: Many celebrities find different ways to invest their money and have numerous businesses and active investments at one time.
  • Hiring help for your finances: Most celebs don’t manage their money by themselves, they have financial advisors to lean on.
  • Investing in yourself: Some of the wealthiest celebrities in the world are entrepreneurs, Kylie Jenner is the first-ever self-made billionaire.

When it comes to the way they spend money or how much they put into homes or cars, you probably shouldn’t model your finances after any celebrity, unless you’re earning the same amount they are. Even then, you shouldn’t necessarily spend the same way they do.

Celebrities to Take Note Of

If you suddenly find yourself with the wealth of a celebrity or with substantially more money than you’re used to, there are a few celebrities you can take notes from.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner's Net Worth

As mentioned above, Kylie Jenner is the first-ever self-made billionaire. One of the best things she’s done for her finances is investing in herself more. When she earns money, she is sure to put some of it back into her business. Not to mention, she is constantly looking for new ways to make money. Investing more time and even money into earning can only help you improve your financial outlook.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker isn’t one of the richest celebrities in the world by any means, but she is one of the most frugal. Parker has been able to maintain her wealth, without working much, by living a down-to-earth lifestyle. She has even come out and spoken about how she buys secondhand clothing for her kids. Keeping your lifestyle dialed down is definitely a great way to better manage your money and something everyone could take note of.

Jeffree StarJeffree Star's Net Worth

Jeffree Star is another celebrity that puts a lot of time and money back into his brand. He also owns his business top-to-bottom. Star handles production, shipping, and handling, eliminating any overhead costs. Because of this, Star has accrued wealth in the millions. Even though he lives a really glamorous lifestyle, he puts more back into his business than he does into his cars or infamous designer bag collection.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen's net worth

Chrissy Teigen earned her fame modeling but didn’t limit herself to one source of income. Eventually, she branched out as a social media influencer, TV personality, and even launched her own cookbook. Expanding her sources of income has helped her grow her wealth in recent years (not to mention, she married pretty well).

It isn’t always a good idea to model your finances after a celebrity (or anyone else for that matter). Everyone’s money situation is a bit different and needs to have a personalized approach to managing it. While there are some celebrities with good money habits we can all take note of, it probably isn’t a good idea to devote your personal finance goals to be like them 100%.

Readers, do you have a celebrity whose financial habits you admire? Let me know in the comments!

Photos: Robert Sullivan, David Shankbone, Victoria Morse, and Walt Disney Television

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89-Year-Old Clint Eastwood’s Net Worth

Clint Eastwood's net worth

His name has been a huge presence in Hollywood for decades. He’s directed and acted in dozens of films over the past few decades. Now, he has had his hand in an entirely new project – a motion picture about himself. What has all of the steady work over the years done for Clint Eastwood’s net worth?

About Clint Eastwood

Eastwood was born on May 31, 1930, in San Francisco. He did not grow up poor. On the contrary, the Eastwoods actually had a swimming pool, two cars, and belonged to a country club. As a student, Eastwood did not excel. In fact, his school records show he had to attend summer school. After high school, he enrolled in the United States Army. He fought during the Korean War.

His first big success in his acting career was when he landed his role in Rawhide in 1954. The film initially earned him criticisms about the way he acted on camera. People pointed out the way he spoke through his teeth and had an overall stuff manner on camera. Eventually, both these things became trademark Eastwood characteristics.

After that role, he began gaining attention for other roles, including a trilogy of spaghetti Westerns in the 1960s. Then, throughout the 1970s and 1980s, he became Dirty Harry. Each of these roles made Eastwood into the cultural icon he is today. While many of his memorable roles date back to the 1970s and 1980s, Eastwood’s career has been far from stale.

The 1990s to Present

Throughout the 90s and early 2000s, Eastwood performed in films that earned him some of his first Academy Awards. He received nominations for Best Actor and won awards for Best Director (1992) and Best Picture (2004). Much of his directing work has gotten attention in more recent years as well.

In addition to starring in many films, Eastwood has directed some hit motion pictures as well, one of them being the mystery-drama Mystic River (2003). He also directed Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Changeling (2008), Invictus (2009), and American Sniper (2014). Each of these films earned him nominations for several awards as well as broke box-office records.

In addition to his work in the U.S., he has also received praise for a number of his films in Europe. Eastwood has actually been awarded two of the highest honors in France: the Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1994) and the Legion of Honour medal (2007). In 2000, he was awarded the Italian Venice Film Festival Golden Lion for lifetime achievement. These achievements only begin to graze the success Eastwood has experienced throughout his career.

Personal Life

Not unlike many other Hollywood stars, Eastwood has had his share of failed relationships, both serious and casual, which has led to whispers of scandal. After proposing to Maggie Johnson in 1953, he had an affair that resulted in a child that was later given up for adoption. While married to her, he had a number of other affairs as well, including one 14-year-long affair with Roxanne Tunis, who he had a daughter with.

It has been reported that Johnson tolerated Eastwood’s actions. The couple had two children together and eventually divorced. In 1975, actress Sondra Locke and Eastwood began shacking up with each other. Unlike Johnson, Locke was not pleased when she learned about Eastwood’s indiscretions. During their relationship, he had two children with a flight attendant. Locke filed a palimony lawsuit when they separated in 1989. In the 1990s, he had a number of other relationships resulting in more children. He got married for the second time in 1996 to news anchor Dina Ruiz. The marriage lasted until 2013.

Clint Eastwood’s Net Worth: $375 Million

Clint Eastwood's net worthWith decades of work under his belt, Clint Eastwood’s net worth has reached an astounding $375 million. Considering he started out making $700 a week for his role on Rawhide, that is amazing! Here is how much Eastwood has earned over the years…

  • 1964: $15,000: Eastwood’s salary received for the appearance in Per un pugno di dollari
  • 1965: $50,000: Salary received for the appearance in Per un pugno di dollari
  • 1966: $250,000: Amount received for the appearance in Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
  • 1967: $20,000: Salary received for his appearance in Le streghe
  • 1968: $750,000: Amount earned for his appearance in Where Eagles Dare
    • 1968: $400,000: Salary received for Hang ‘Em High
  • 1969: $500,000: Salary received for appearance in Paint Your Wagon
  • 1978: $12 million: Amount received for Every Which Way But Loose
  • 1984: $5 million: Salary received for his appearance in City Heat
  • 1993: $7 million: Salary received for the appearance in In the Line of Fire

Assets, Endorsements, Investments

Although Eastwood has had eight children and a few failed relationships, he doesn’t have to pay out any money in alimony or child support. Now, all of his children are fully grown and don’t qualify for monthly child support payments. Neither of his marriages resulted in him paying alimony either, so he lucked out in that respect.

A portion of the actor’s overall net worth stems from the assets he owns. Eastwood owns a $9.75 million mansion in Pebble Beach that contributes to his wealth. He also owns an all-electric Fiat 500e, an Austin Healy, and a Ferrari 365. Eastwood has also hung on to his favorite car, his 1992 GMC Typhoon, that has skyrocketed in value over the years because of its limited production numbers.

In addition to his assets, Eastwood has also earned some money through endorsements. The main endorsement you may have seen his face behind is that of Chrysler. He has also helped with campaigns for the Red Cross, AIDS/HIV research, and other causes.

Next year, Eastwood will celebrate his 90th birthday. That doesn’t mean he will be slowing down any time soon though. With his latest movie debuting on the big screen last week, it is safe to say Eastwood will continue working (and earning) until he can no longer.

Photos: yagisu and Gordon Correll

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What is Glam King Jeffree Star’s Net Worth?

Jeffree Star's Net Worth

Jeffree Star has been breaking the internet recently with his cosmetics line. This summer he launched the “Jawbreaker” collection which nearly sold out overnight. In November, he collaborated with fellow makeup artist Shane Dawson on a collection and nearly sold out in under two hours. Just last week, he nearly broke the web again with his Black Friday sales. What are these millions of dollars in sales doing for Jeffree Star’s net worth and how does he make money?
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