According to the conspiracy rumours, pledging allegiance to the Illuminati, is what is required to achieve success in business, media and politics.
The Illuminati is said to be increasingly active in the music industry. Some say celebrities are guided from a young age to pledge their devotion to the order. On the other hand, other rumours imply that when the point comes in a celebrity’s career, the huge record deal, the huge movie offer, the Illuminati are offering wealth and fame in exchange for loyalty.
Shawn Corey Carter, known as Jay Z, is one of the most successful hip-hop artists in the world, with a staggering net worth of 1.4 billion USD. Selling over 50 million albums, 75 million singles and holds a grand total of 22 Grammy’s. And of course, married to the one and only Beyoncé!
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter originally hit the music scene as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child. Departing the group in 2003, Beyoncé has achieved huge success in her solo career. In October 2020, Forbes reported that the singers net worth had reached 420 million USD. Selling over 118 million records in her solo career and an additional 60 million with Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé is one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
Aubrey Drake Graham, known as Drake, is prominent figure in popular music as a rapper, singer, songwriter and producer. He is also known to be an actor and entrepreneur. Drake currently holds 4 Grammy’s and has been nominated for 47. At 34 years old, Drake is one of the richest rappers in the world, with a net worth of 180 million USD.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, goes by her middle name, Rihanna. Originally from Barbados, Rihanna was discovered by an American producer. In 2005 she sang with Def Jam and started gaining recognition from there! Now worth 600 million USD, she is the richest female musician in the world, in addition to holding 9 Grammy’s.
LeBron Raymone James is a professional American basketball player. Starting his career at the Cleveland Cavaliers, he is now number 23 at Los Angeles Lakers. Over his career so far, LeBron has won 21 awards, of which 8 are associated with the NBA (National Basketball Association.) With a salary of 40 million USD and a net worth of 500 million USD, it’s no wonder that James is one of the richest players in the NBA.
Lil Nas X
Montero Lamar Hill, known to most as Lil Nas X, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and media personality. In 2020 he was nominated for 6 Grammy’s, taking home two. With two albums under his belt, and a net worth of 14 million USD, Lil Nas X is now signed with Columbia Records.
Dominic Richard Harrison, known professionally as YungBlud is a singer, songwriter and actor from England, UK. YungBlud was nominated for 4 awards at the 2020 NME awards, taking home the best music video award for his song, Original Me. Living in his hometown in Yorkshire, YungBlud is estimated to have a net worth of 500,000 USD.
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye goes by the stage name ‘The Weekend’ is a singer, songwriter and record producer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Previously he has been nominated for 9 Grammy’s and won 3 between 2016 and 2018. Selling a grand total of 5 million copies of his most recent album ‘Starboy,’ which also achieved 5 billion streams on Spotify, The Weekend now has a net worth of 1.1 million USD.
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is an American actor, director and producer. Over his career he has been awarded 26 awards, inclusive of 3 Golden Globe Awards. It was reported in 2021 that Denzel now takes home a yearly salary of 60 million USD and has a net worth of 280 million USD.
Harrison Ford is a well-known American actor, largely known for his portrayal of Indiana Jones. Harrison has won 11 awards over his career, including a Golden Globe in 2002. On top of his acting career Ford is vice-chair of Conservation International, an American non-profit environmental organisation whose intent is to protect nature. Leading on from his role as Indiana Jones, Ford now serves as a General Trustee on the Governing Board of the Archaeological Institute of America. Ford is reported to have a net worth of 300 million USD.
Matthew Abram Groening is an American animator, cartoonist, producer and writer. Best known for his television series The Simpson and Futurama. The Simpsons series is well known for predicting the future. Now living in Santa Monica, in a 12 million USD mansion, Matt is said to have a net worth of 600 million USD. The Simpsons franchise alone is estimated to be worth over 750 million USD.
Born Farrokh Bulsara, Freddie Mercury was the lead vocalist of the world-famous rock band Queen. Freddie was awarded the NME Award for Bastard of the Year in 1977, and the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 1992. Freddie was well known for his flamboyant stage persona and outfits. Sadly, he passed away in 1991. It is said he had a net worth of 50 million USD at the time, which was passed to his long-life best friend, Mary.
Tom Cruise Mapother IV, known to the world as Tom Cruise, is one of the highest-paid and highest-grossing box office stars of all time. His films have grossed over 10.1 billion USD worldwide. Cruise has received various awards for his work, inclusive of 3 Golden Globe Awards and 3 nomination for Academy Awards. It was reported this year that Cruise has a net worth of 570 million USD, resulting in him being the 3rd richest actor in the world. Cruise has been a member of a Scientology church since 1990.
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, record producer, businessman and fashion designer. Kanye has twenty-two Grammy’s in total and in the past has been nominated for a further twenty-nine. Kanye has a multi-year deal with Adidas, where he designs the sought-after trainer brand, Yeezy, in addition to launching a range of clothing with GAP in 2020. He now has a net worth of 1.8 billion USD.
Stefani Joanna Angelina Germanotta goes by the stage name Lady Gaga. She rose to fame upon the release of her album The Fame, with the successful singles, Just Dance and Poker Face. Releasing a total of six studio albums, two remix albums, one film soundtrack, four EP’s, two box sets, two video albums and thirty-five singles, Gaga now has a net worth of 150 million USD. Gaga uses her platform to raise awareness for mental health, LGBTQ rights, HIV and AIDS and has made vast charitable donations to relief efforts for natural disasters. In 2012 she launched the Born This Way Foundation.