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THE TEN RICHEST CARIBBEAN CELEBRITIES, ACCORDING TO CARIBBEAN E-MAGAZINE!

The Caribbean Islands are small, but there are many celebrities raking in the big bucks. 

The list for the richest celebrities’ is based on upfront pay, profit participation, residuals, endorsements and advertising work.
Here is the list of the top 10:
Number 10
Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks – Net worth $8 Million

Profession: Model/Actress
Country: Cayman Island

Selita Ebanks has earned her net worth as a fashion model for Victoria’s Secret and her appearances on various television series, as well as a music video. She has appeared in magazines such as the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue,Vogue, and Glamour.
Number 9
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Jimmy Cliff – Net worth $10 Million
Profession: Musician
Country: Jamaica
With a long spanning career, Jimmy has earned his net worth through his many hit singles such as “Wonderful World, Beautiful People,” “Wild World,” “Reggae Night” and more.
Number 8
Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley – Net worth $10 Million

Profession: Musician and Singer

Country: Jamaica

Ziggy Marley gained his net worth by being the leader of the band called Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. In 2003 he debuted his solo album and has since  released four other albums.

He also owns the independent record company Tuff Gong Worldwide.
Number 7
Sean Paul

Sean Paul

Sean Paul – Net Worth $11 Million

Profession: Singer
Country: Jamaica

This Grammy award winner has had a lot of number #1 albums over the years. His most recent albums Tomahawk Technique (2012) and Full Frequency(2013) were  successful. Sean Paul has a huge fan base mostly in Europe and his concerts are always “sold out”
Number 6
Rohan Marley

Rohan Marley

Rohan Marley – Net worth $20 Million

Profession: Former Athlete / Entrepreneur
Country: Jamaica

Marley the son of Bob Marley, surprisingly did not earn his riches from singing, but from being a line-backer for the University of Miami. He also played professional football in the Canadian Football League with the now defunct Ottawa Rough Riders.
As an Entrepreneur he co-founded Marley Coffee, an organic coffee plantation, which went public in 2011. In January 2012, Marley advertised a new ‘House of Marley’ range of eco-friendly headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Number 6
Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley

Damian Marley – Net worth $20 Million

Profession: Musician
Country: Jamaica

A certified gold record holder in album sales, Damian has acquired most of his wealth through music and song writing. Damian Marley comes from a musical family and started building his net worth at the age of 13.
Number 5
Shaggy

Shaggy

Shaggy – Net worth $22 Million

Profession: Singer
Country: Jamaica

Over the years Shaggy has released eight albums, three of which went certified Platinum and one was certified Gold.
Number 4
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt– Net worth $30 Million

Profession: Athlete

Country: Jamaica
After winning gold medals and setting records, Bolt is currently rank top 40 of the highest paid Athlete in the world. He makes most of his money through endorsements, appearance fees and sponsor bonuses for record race times. His biggest endorsement deal with Puma pays about $9 million annually. He added multimillion deals with Samsung and Comcast since the London Games. He charges $250-300,000 for track meet appearances.
Number 3
Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj – Net worth $45 Million

Profession: Rapper
Country: Trinidad & Tobago

Minaj is topping the list thanks to income from touring, steady music sales, a lucrative American Idol gig and endorsements with Pepsi and others. She currently has a new clothing line with Kmart.
Number 2
Rita Marley

Rita Marley

Rita Marley – Net worth $50 Million

Profession: Musician

Country: Jamaica/Ghana
Rita Marley, the window of  Bob Marley earned her net worth as a singer. She is also the Founder and Chairperson of the Robert Marley Foundation,Bob Marley Trust, and the Bob Marley Group of Companies. In 2000, she founded the Rita Marley Foundation.
In 2004, her autobiography “No Woman No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley” was released
Number 1
RiHanna

RiHanna

Rihanna – Net worth $90 Million

Profession: Singer

Country: Barbados
The singer continues to rake in the dough, playing over 40 shows during our scoring period and releasing new album Unapologetic, her seventh in seven years.


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