Top 25 'Occupy' Supporters Worth More Than $4 Billion
With a slogan lamenting, “we are the 99 percent” one would assume that the remaining one-percent would stay out of the protests. But that's not quite the case at all.
25 of America's most affluent celebrities have thrown their support at OWS. The group is worth $4.1 billion combined.
From the sounds of things, several of these celebs may not be fully aware of just how much wealth they truly possess, especially comedian Roseanne Barr, who said there should be a maximum wage cap of $100 million (she's worth a cool $80 million herself).
Barr has called for some seriously strict measures to be taken as an attack on the “extremely affluent” citizens of our country. She said we should return to the days of the guillotine and beheadings of the past in order to punish those guilty of possessing extreme riches:
''I do say that I am in favor of the return of the guillotine and that is for the worst of the worst of the guilty. I first would allow the guilty bankers to pay, you know, the ability to pay back anything over $100 million [of] personal wealth because I believe in a maximum wage of $100 million. And if they are unable to live on that amount then they should, you know, go to the re-education camps and if that doesn't help, then being beheaded.''
Crazy enough, she's not standing alone. Here is a jaw-dropping list of the top 25 wealthiest celebrities who support the Occupy Wall Street Movement, compiled by Celebrity Net Worth:
1. Yoko Ono - $500 million
2. Jay-Z - $450 million
3. David Letterman - $400 million
(tie) Stephen King - $400 million
5. Russell Simmons - $325 million
6. Sean Lennon - $200 million
7. Mike Myers - $175 million
8. George Clooney - $160 million
9. Brad Pitt - $150 million
(tie) Don King - $150 million
11. Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) - $145 million
12. Jane Fonda - $120 million
(tie) Miley Cyrus - 120 million
14. Al Gore - $100 million
15. Roseanne Barr - $80 million
(tie) Deepak Chopra - $80 million
17. Kanye West - $70 million
(tie) Dan Rather - $70 million
19. Alec Baldwin - $65 million
(tie) Matt Damon - $65 million
21. Tom Morello - $60 million
(tie) Mia Farrow - $60 million
23. Katy Perry - $55 million
24. Michael Moore - $50 million
(tie) Susan Sarandon - $50 million
Total: $4.1 billion+14
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