How would you live your life if you were a rich celebrity with no money worries? Would you live an extravagant and luxurious lifestyle or would you live modestly. Although it may be difficult to imagine, there are quite a few celebrities who have ample means, but choose to live as though they were average income earners. They are smart with their money and don’t splurge on things that are not necessary for health, comfort and a few luxuries here and there. Not all wealthy personalities have vast mansions, expensive car collections or live the jet setting life.
Here is our list of 8 rich celebrities who live more modestly than you:
Jay was not born into wealth. In fact, his earlier years were spent working two jobs so he could pay his bills and get by. He Knows what it is to live paycheck to paycheck.His desire is to have enough to be comfortable when he retires from show business.
Sixty percent of her wealth is tied up with only forty percent available for her disposal. For a rich celebrity, we think that her monthly expenses of $22,500 a month is fairly low. Her earnings are in the neighborhood of $95,000 monthly. She is also known for her large donations to charities.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah is a well known actress who has several big roles to her credit. She is currently married to Freddie Prinze, Jr. and the couple have a reputation for being frugal with their spending. Together, their estimated worth is placed at $15 million. They are family oriented and are respected for their humility, and Sarah for her volunteer work. Her mother taught her from an early age that giving is important regardless of how much or how little that you have.
Kristen and her husband Dax Shephard are both known for their modest lifestyle. Kristen even uses coupons when she makes purchases. The couples’ net worth is estimated at $18 million, but they avoid unnecessary spending and look for deals when their shop. They didn’t spend much on their wedding, but opted for a courthouse ceremony instead.
The former member of the grunge group Nirvana and more currently as lead vocalist for the Foo Fighters, is net worth is skyward at $225 million. He hasn’t always been wealthy and now that he is, he appreciates it and treats his finances with respect. He’s very careful about what he spends. Although his hoe is large and it features a built in recording studio, he doesn’t live a lavish lifestyle. Instead he donates time and money to charitable organizations and avoids big spending on unnecessary luxuries.
Leonardo DiCaprio has a net worth of more than $200 million, but he doesn’t live like he’s rich. He prefers to put the majority of his income into savings. He is dedicated to advocating for environmental causes. The single car that he owns and drives is a Toyota Prius. His most extravagant expenditure was two and a half million dollars to purchase an island that is located near Belize. He puts forth a lot of effort in raising millions for wildlife preservation causes.
Sarah Jessica Parker
She credits her frugal lifestyle with her early years as a child from a large family who depended on welfare funding for food, shelter and clothing. She grew up without financial means but Sarah has certainly turned that around. She is married to actor Matthew Broderick and the couple has three kids. Her kids even wear clothing that has been handed down.
Warren Buffet is worth more than $70 billion and has earned the position of being the 2nd richest citizen in the United States. Even though Warren has amassed billions in riches, he lives a frugal life. He lives in the same home that he bought for $31,500 in the 1950s. He likes to live his life on simple terms. The powerful and influential philanthropist is reported to give ninety nine percent of his wealth away to charity.