How Some of the Top Celebrities Spent Their Big First Time Paychecks
In 2002, Jack Whitaker won the lottery to the tune of about $314 million but he soon became a slob from being a gentleman. Many people that win the lottery are known to be outlandish spenders which makes them to lose the full amount in a short time. However, with celebrities this might be more discerning after winning the fame lottery. By reading this article, you’ll discover more about how various top celebrities spent their initial big paychecks.
Lil Wayne is one of the celebrities that is going to be discussed in this article and it is important to know that is that it is musical career when he was 14 years old. Lil Wayne received a paycheck of $6500 and after the deal was completed, it is up to him to decide where to spend the money on. Some reports say that he wanted to give his mother the earnings, though his mother did not accept. Lil Wayne then proceeded to purchase a Pathfinder from Nissan despite him not being legally able to drive the car for almost 2 years.
The other top celebrity is known as Serena Williams who is a world-class tennis player. After Serena made her first million, she sent it to the bank. Serena tried to deposit the money through a drive-through and then she was asked to come inside.
America Ferrera is another celebrity and she spent her first big amount of money in buying a used car at $12,000. When growing up as a teen, she always dreamed of having her first car since going to auditions required her to take up to three buses.
Another celebrity that will look at is Mark Wahlberg that was ranked at number 10 by Forbes on the list of high paid actors in 2015. He spent his first major paycheck to purchase a Mercedes-Benz and had to wait until yet another paycheck so that to have money for tag, title, insurance, gas and registration. Currently, he is worth around $250 million which makes him one of the richest celebrities.
Another top celebrity is known as Mark Cuban was popular today because he is part of the NBC show shark tank. When he was 12 years, he went around selling garbage bags to people and when he had money, he bought himself a pair of basketball shoes. Today, Mark is the owner of a basketball team known as Dallas Mavericks. By clicking here, you will read more about how other celebrities spent their first big paychecks.