Net Worth: $50 Million (Deceased)
Joan Alexandra Molinsky, better known by her professional name Joan Rivers has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Rivers is an American television personality, comedian, writer, film director, and actress. As a young adult she studied anthropology at Connecticut College and held down low paying jobs from working as a tour guide instructor and sales consultant for a department store.
Rivers is known for funny and highly controversial humour. From the start her first role was daring, as she played the role of a lesbian lover to Barbara Streisand, in a a short-run play, Driftwood. Later in the 60′s she focused on stand-up comedy. Her first television appearance was on the Tonight Show hosted by Jack Paar. Before long, she was hosting the show along with Saturday Night Live and the Ed Sullivan Show. She has since gone on to own and host her own television talk shows.
Rivers has written several books, and acted in several movies and television shows.
In 2014 Joan Rivers was killed during surgery, her daughter has opened a lawsuit claiming the death was 100% preventable.