March is when we welcome spring and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (hopefully on the cheap). But some of the biggest stars in sports, movies, TV and music were also born in March. In fact, we rounded up the 30 most popular March-born millionaires and together they are worth an astonishing $2.29 billion.
Here are the net worths of 30 famous millionaires born in March, from music stars like Adam Levine and Lady Gaga, to famous athletes like Richard Sherman and Peyton Manning, along with their birth dates and the age they’ll be turning this year. All net worth estimates were pulled from CelebrityNetWorth except where otherwise specified.
1. Jensen Ackles
- Born: March 1, 1978
- Age: 37
- Jensen Ackles net worth: $10 million
Jensen Ackles is a co-star of the cult CW hit “Supernatural,” in which he plays one of the leading Winchester brothers who hunt down and dispatch all things supernatural. With the continued success of the show, Ackles’ pay has reached a cushy $175,000 per episode, according to Soap Opera Network. Ackles’ net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.
2. Justin Bieber
- Born: March 1, 1994
- Age: 21
- Justin Bieber net worth: $200 million
Happy birthday, Bieber! This insanely famous pop star has built a net worth of $200 million since he became a YouTube sensation at 12 years old and was signed to a record deal by Usher. This led to his first big hit, “One Time,” in 2009 followed by “Baby” in 2010. Bieber was also the star of his own documentary “Never Say Never,” which made $73 million in box office sales.
Despite a string of scandals and bad behavior, from a paternity test to arrests for alleged vandalism and driving under the influence, Justin Bieber has remained a star with huge earning potential. In the period from June 2013 to June 2014 alone Bieber earned a whopping $80 million, reports Forbes.
- Born: March 1, 1987
- Age: 28
- Kesha net worth: $40 million
Kesha (often stylized Ke$ha) is a pop singer best known for her No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 singles, “Tik Tok” and “We R Who We R,” as well as being featured on Flo Rida’s No. 1 track “Right Round.” Since her big break in 2009, Kesha’s rebellious image, outrageous antics and lyrics that celebrate party life have made her a pop culture staple with a rabid fan base. Kesha’s net worth is estimated to be around $40 million.
4. Becky G
- Born: March 2, 1997
- Age: 18
- Becky G. net worth: $ 1 million
This Los Angeles native broke onto the music scene in the last year in a big way. Becky G. started gaining a fan base through her standout YouTube videos in which she made her own mixes and covers of popular songs, according to Forbes. These covers led to a record deal with Kemosabe/RCA, according to her website. At just 18, Becky G. is already a millionaire (her net worth is $1 million) and she has cracked the Billboard Hot 100 twice with hits “Shower” and “Can’t Stop Dancin’.”
Becky G. also snagged an endorsement deal with CoverGirl in 2013 and started performing alongside fellow CoverGirl Katy Perry in the Prismatic World Tour in late 2014.
5. Landon Donovan
- Born: March 4, 1982
- Age: 33
- Landon Donovan net worth: $12 million
Landon Donovan is one of the biggest stars of MLS soccer. Playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy, Donovan’s salary was $4.25 million in 2014 before he announced his retirement following that season, according to Hollywood Life. Donovan is still earning an income, however, through endorsement deals like his recent appearance in Wells Fargo commercials. Landon Donovan’s net worth is $12 million.
6. Eva Mendes
- Born: March 5, 1974
- Age: 41
- Eva Mendes net worth: $15 million
Eva Mendes is an actress best known for roles in movies like “Hitch,” “2 Fast 2 Furious” and “Beyond the Pines.” But in recent years, she began a career as a clothing designer, and is currently designs seasonal clothing lines for New York & Co. in addition to a new collection of bridesmaid dresses and accessories for the store, according to E! Online. Eva Mendes’ net worth is an estimated $15 million.
7. Shaquille O’Neal
- Born: March 6, 1972
- Age: 43
- Shaquille O’Neal net worth: $350 million
Shaquille O’Neal earned an astounding $292 million playing in the NBA and enjoyed a successful career before stepping away from professional basketball in 2010, reports The Cheat Sheet. O’Neal now works in the business world, following advice from fellow basketball star Magic Johnson to become a business owner. His company, Shaq Inc., has holdings in the Sacramento Kings and burger joint Five Guys, according to Forbes. Shaquille O’Neal’s net worth is an estimated $350 million.
8. Tim Howard
- Born: March 6, 1979
- Age: 36
- Tim Howard net worth: $8 million
American soccer player Tim Howard was a star member of the U.S. team during the FIFA World Cup 2014, even if the team’s run in the competition was short lived. He has enjoyed success playing overseas for teams like Manchester United and currently as goalkeeper for Everton, for which Howard earns $2.6 million a year according to Forbes. Tim Howard has a net worth of $8 million.
9. Tyler, the Creator
- Born: March 6, 1991
- Age: 24
- Tyler, the Creator net worth: $6 million
Tyler, the Creator is a music artist who got a break as front of hip hop group Odd Future. Additionally, his solo albums feature top hits including “Wolf,” which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard charts, and “Goblin” at No. 5. Tyler, the Creator also works as an artist and designer, and recently announced his own media network that will launch by this June. Tyler, the Creator’s net worth is estimated at $6 million.
10. Bryan Cranston
- Born: March 7, 1956
- Age: 59
- Bryan Cranston net worth: $30 million
Bryan Cranston was an actor best known for his goofy role as Hal on “Malcom in the Middle” until he landed the role of Walter White on AMC’s breakout hit “Breaking Bad.” While “Breaking Bad” had a slow start, it gained a cult following through streaming viewers and quickly became a phenomenon.
Bryan Cranston’s portrayal of chemistry-teacher-turned-drug-lord Walter White was a central strength of the show, and earned the actor much recognition including a Golden Globe and four Emmy wins. Cranston also shared in the success of “Breaking Bad,” as he made $225,000 per episode by the last season of the show, reports Business Insider. Bryan Cranston’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.
11. Carrie Underwood
- Born: March 10, 1983
- Age: 32
- Carrie Underwood net worth: $70 million
Carrie Underwood got her start on “American Idol,” and has since gone on to become one of country music’s biggest stars with a dozen No. 1 hits, according to Forbes. Underwood continues her TV presence with appearances on “Nashville” and as the lead in NBC’s live production of “The Sound of Music.” Carrie Underwood was the highest-earning American Idol alum in 2014 with an income of $10 million, according to Forbes, outstripping even Kelly Clarkson. And even that $10 million is much less than the $31 million she earned in 2013. Her net worth is estimated at $70 million.
12. Chuck Norris
- Born: March 10, 1940
- Age: 75
- Chuck Norris net worth: $70 million
Chuck Norris began his career as a martial artist, winning the World Middleweight Karate Championship six times and teaching karate to huge stars like Priscilla Presley and Steve McQueen at his own karate studios, reports Biography.com.
In the 1970s, Norris parlayed his fame as a martial artist into an acting career, and is best known for his leading role in hit 1990s TV show “Walker, Texas Ranger.” Chuck Norris’ net worth is estimated at $70 million.
13. Anthony Davis
- Born: March 11, 1993
- Age: 22
- Anthony Davis net worth: $3 million
Anthony Davis’ net worth is $3 million, but that’s set to grow quickly with his career earnings at $16.1 million and his salary for the current NBA season at $5.6 million. Even better, his payout is set to grow even more in the coming two years of his contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to Spotrac. Davis also won gold playing with the United States Mens’ Olympic Basketball Team during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Additionally, Davis has also scored several endorsement deals with Nike and Sprint, and even trademarked the phrases “raise the brow” and “fear the brow” reports Forbes, which are both references to his own iconic unibrow.
14. Stephen Curry
- Born: March 14 1988
- Age: 27
- Stephen Curry net worth: $8 million
Stephen Curry is an NBA point guard who plays for the Golden State Warriors. Curry has a net worth of $8 million, but his career earnings are even more impressive at $32.6 million since Curry entered the NBA in 2009, reports Spotrac. For his first few years in the NBA, Curry’s salaries ranged from $2.5 million to $4 million between 2009 and 2012. However, after setting the record for the most three-pointers made in a season by scoring 272, Curry’s salary was bumped to $9.9 million in 2013-2014 and $10.6 million for the current season.
Stephen Curry is also the face of Under Armour’s 2015 line of athletic shoes, the “Dark Matter” Curry One, reports Forbes.
15. Eva Longoria
- Born: March 15, 1975
- Age: 40
- Eva Longoria net worth: $35 million
Eva Longoria got her start early on with a role on daytime soap opera “The Young and the Restless,” but became famous through her role as Gabrielle Solis on “Desperate Housewives” — which led to a whopping $375,000 per episode by the show’s last season. Most recently TV viewers might recognize Longoria on “Brooklyn 99” for which she made a guest appearance as defense attorney Sophia Perez. Eva Longoria’s net worth is an estimated $35 million.
16. Blake Griffin
- Born: March 16, 1989
- Age: 26
- Blake Griffin net worth: $30 million
As a star player of the Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin has been key to helping the team improve from one of the worst in the league to among the best. To date his career earnings total $56.3 million, according to Spotrac, and Griffin just passed the halfway mark of a $95 million five-year contract with the Clippers, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Griffin also made $6.5 million from June 2013 to June 2014 through endorsement deals with brands like Nike, Subway and Kia Motors, reports Forbes. Blake Griffin’s net worth is an estimated $30 million.
17. Adam Levine
- Born: March 17, 1979
- Age: 36
- Adam Levine net worth: $50 million
Adam Levine is the front man of hit band Maroon 5, and has also won audiences over (and earned millions) as a judge on “The Voice.” Through the success of Maroon 5’s music and his own gigs and endorsements, Adam Levine’s net worth has grown to an estimated $50 million.
18. Rob Lowe
- Born: March 17, 1964
- Age: 51
- Rob Lowe net worth: $30 million
Actor Rob Lowe got his start as a handsome heartthrob in 1980s hits like “The Outsiders.” His acting career has hardly slowed down since (nor has his hunk status); viewers might know him best from his roles on “The West Wing,” and more recently, “Parks and Recreation.” Rob Lowe’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.
19. Tamar Braxton
- Born: March 17, 1977
- Age: 38
- Tamar Braxton net worth: $10 million
Tamar Braxton is the younger sister of pop singer Toni Braxton, and has enjoyed much success in her singing career. Braxton will be familiar to viewers of reality show “Braxton Family Values” on WE tv. She also has her own spinoff show on the same network. “Tamar & Vince,” which focuses on her immediate family. Tamar Braxton’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
20. AJ Lee
- Born: March 19, 1987
- Age: 28
- AJ Lee net worth: $2.3 million
AJ Lee has made a name for herself as a popular WWE Diva, and quickly became a fan favorite. AJ Lee has a net worth of $2.3 million, reports What Culture, which makes her one of the highest-earning divas in WWE history.
21. Bruce Willis
- Born: March 19, 1955
- Age: 60
- Bruce Willis net worth: $180 million
Action and movie star Bruce Willis turns 60 this year and boasts a prolific and successful career. Willis appeared in box office hits like the “Die Hard” franchise and “The Sixth Sense,” and has earned a spot among the top-10 highest-grossing actors of all time; his films combined grossed $2.64 billion as of 2010, according to Comcast. Bruce Willis’ net worth is estimated at $180 million and he’s still going strong with three movies slated to release in 2015.
22. Reese Witherspoon
- Born: March 22, 1976
- Age: 39
- Reese Witherspoon net worth: $80 million
Reese Witherspoon solidified her movie-star status with her hit leading role in “Legally Blonde” but was a Hollywood staple even before then. With recent work including “This Means War” and critic favorites “Inherent Vice” and “Wild,” Witherspoon’s net worth is estimated at $80 million.
23. Peyton Manning
- Born: March 24, 1976
- Age: 39
- Peyton Manning net worth: $165 million
Peyton Manning is one of the best quarterbacks the sport of football has ever seen. Manning has played a total of 16 seasons in the NFL and has set a bevy of NFL records, including most career touchdowns (55) and most career passing yards (5,477), according to Biography.com. Peyton Manning’s popularity is still going strong, as proved by the Dick’s Sporting Goods Jersey Report that showed Manning’s jersey was the highest selling of the most recent NFL season.
Peyton Manning’s career earnings stood at $230 million as of October, making him the highest-paid player in NFL history by at least $75 million, reports Business Insider. But Manning also makes money off other endeavors like his franchise ownership deal with Papa John’s and endorsements that totaled $12 million from June 2013 to June 2014, reports Forbes. Between his NFL salaries, business ventures and endorsement deals, Peyton Manning’s net worth has risen to an estimated $165 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.
24. Jim Parsons
- Born: March 24, 1973
- Age: 42
- Jim Parsons net worth: $30 million
Jim Parsons is best known for his role of Sheldon Cooper on CBS’ hit “The Big Bang Theory.” Jim Parsons’ net worth is estimated at $30 million, but that should climb quickly as Parsons is among the highest-paid TV actors with a salary of $1 million for each half-hour episode of the show’s current season.
In addition to a huge paycheck, Parsons has also earned numerous awards for his role on “The Big Bang Theory,” including a Golden Globe and four Emmys.
25. Big Sean
- Born: March 25, 1988
- Age: 27
- Big Sean net worth: $12 million
This popular rapper is a protégé of superstar Kanye West, who discovered Big Sean and signed him to the GOOD Music Label in 2007. Since then Big Sean has racked up eight Billboard Hot 100 singles, including his top-10 hit “Dance (A$$).” The success of his music career, along with an endorsement deal with Adidas, have built Big Sean’s net worth to $12 million.
26. Keira Knightley
- Born: March 26, 1985
- Age: 30
- Keira Knightley net worth: $50 million
Keira Knightley is a top movie star, boasting roles like Elizabeth Swan in “The Pirates of the Carribean” franchise, as well as starring roles in films like “Bend It Like Beckham,” “Pride and Prejudice” and “Atonement.” Knightley hit an earnings peak in 2008 when she raked in $32 million, making her the second-highest paid actress that year according to Forbes. In addition to earnings from her acting career, Knightley also boasts big endorsement deals with names like Chanel.
Even thought Keira Knightley’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million, she’s pretty frugal and lives off just $50,000 a year.
27. Mariah Carey
- Born: March 27, 1970
- Age: 45
- Mariah Carey net worth: $520 million
This pop singer is by far the richest millionaire on this list; Mariah Carey’s net worth is an estimated $520 million. How’d she do it? By churning out hit after hit throughout her 25-year career, selling over 200 million albums and making 18 No. 1 hits on the Billboard charts, including the holiday favorite “All I Want for Christmas Is You” and the longest-running No. 1 hit ever, “One Sweet Day.” Mariah Carey also announced in January that she signed a deal with Caesar’s Palace for a Las Vegas residency, and while details of the deal have not yet been revealed, other megastars like Britney Spears and Celine Dion have made tens of millions off similar deals.
Hopefully Mariah Carey’s divorce from Nick Cannon won’t drain her bank account too much.
28. Lady Gaga
- Born: March 28, 1986
- Age: 29
- Lady Gaga net worth: $230 million
Lady Gaga, born Stefani Germanotta, has been a weird spectacle in pop culture for several years since the release of her breakout album, “The Fame,” in 2008, which produced two No. 1 Billboard hits, “Just Dance” and “Poker Face.” She followed up with another hit album “Born This Way” of which the title track became another No. 1 hit, according to Billboard.com.
At her peak earnings in 2011, Lady Gaga made an astounding $90 million — though her yearly earnings have since fallen to $33 million from June 2013 to June 2014, reports Forbes. Lady Gaga recently got engaged to actor and model Taylor Kinney on Valentine’s Day. Lady Gaga’s net worth is estimated at $230 million.
29. Richard Sherman
- Born: March 30, 1988
- Age: 27
- Richard Sherman net worth: $10 million
Richard Sherman has become one of the biggest names in the NFL during the four seasons he’s played professional football, helping the Seattle Seahawks win the last two Super Bowls. His NFL success has been matched with some pretty sweet compensation; the cornerback has made just over $14 million in his career, according to Spotrac, so far giving Sherman a net worth around $10 million.
But his bank account is set to expand quickly, as Sherman just signed a four-year contract with the Seahawks that’s worth $56 million.
30. Christopher Walken
- Born: March 31, 1943
- Age: 72
- Christopher Walken net worth: $30 million
Actor Christopher Walken has long been a staple of Hollywood, appearing in hits from “Annie Hall” to “The Wedding Crashers,” and even the popular “Saturday Night Live” skit “More Cowbell.” He won an Academy Award for best supporting actor in 1978 for his role in “The Deer Hunter.” Most recently Walken starred as Captain Hook in NBC’s live production of “Peter Pan.” Christopher Walken’s net worth is an estimated $30 million.
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As a finance journalist and editor with GOBankingRates, Elyssa Kirkham covers finance news, consumer savings and deals, and banking. Kirkham’s work has appeared on major sites like Huffington Post, MSN, Investopedia, CU and CB Insight, The Motley Fool and a range of major local newspapers.