9Michael Jackson – $35 million
Next on our top 10 list is Michael Jackson.
It is well known that the King of Pop had a career with some ups and downs.
His bad luck started in the 1980s, when Michael Jackson was injured filming a Pepsi commercial.
When things start to go wrong, you need a place of your own for some quiet time.
Michael Jackson established his own retreat, called Neverland Valley Ranch, located in Santa Barbara County, California.
The sex scandal in his case appeared in 1993, when a boy spent a sleepover night at the Californian estate, and accused the King of Pop of molestation.
He settled out of court, and pulled out of his pocket $35 million.
A year later, Michael Jackson wed Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, and things started to get better.