Net Worth: $66 Million
English comedian, writer, actor, director and producer, Peter Kay has a net worth of £40 million as of April 2012, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Whatever the Bolton-born comedian touches turns to gold. After a break of seven years, Kay returned to stand-up in 2010 with the Tour That Didn’t Tour Tour, selling more than 1 million tickets and 1 million DVDs, grossing him more than £20 million according to the magazine estimate. Kay has sold more than 10 million DVDs, with hits including the Mum Wants a Bungalow tour, That Peter Kay Thing and Phoenix Nights. He started doing stand-up while at Salford University and won Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny contest in 1997. Kay still lives in Bolton with his wife and children. The first of his two memoirs – The Sound of Laughter – is the bestselling British autobiography ever and his hit singles include Amarillo. There is considerable wealth in his companies. Nakatome Logistics produced £7.1 million profit on £7.2 million turnover in its maiden 2010-2011 accounts. In all, his three companies showed £17.2 million net assets between 2010 to 2011.