The latest Forbes report shows that Star Wars creator George Walton Lucas Jr is currently the wealthiest celebrity in America with an estimated net worth of $5.4 billion. The filmmaker is responsible for developing 5 of the best movies in the Star Wars series. After directing Star wars Revenge of the Sith, Walton went silent for a while. However, he was a crucial part in the development of the 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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In Forbes’ latest release, Lucas triumphed over other renowned American celebrities such as Steven Spielberg, Oprah, and Michael Jordan. It is believed that his wealth rose steeply after selling his San Fransico-based film and television production company, Lucasfilm to Disney.



The sale happened a while back in 2012 for a price not less than 4.1 billion. His close ally Steven Spielberg follows closely with an estimated net worth of  $3.7 billion. In this report, TV and film producers remained at the top of America’s wealthiest celebrities, with musicians like Jay Z and P Diddy coming far behind with a figure slightly below a billion.

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