A lottery of an amount totaling to $314 million was won in 2002 by a man known as Jack Whitaker who soon became a slob. Many people that win the lottery are known to be outlandish spenders which makes them to lose the full amount in a short time. However, with celebrities this might be more discerning after winning the fame lottery. This article is going to provide you with information about how some top celebrities spent their first time paychecks.
One of the top celebrities is known as Lil Wayne who started his career at a very young age of only 14 years. His first big paycheck was an amount totaling to $6500 and he had to decide where to spend the money on after the signing. Some reports say that he wanted to give his mother the earnings, though his mother did not accept. What Lil Wayne did next is that he went to the sun and purchased a Pathfinder despite it being that he would not be able to drive the car for two more years.
Another top celebrity is known as Serena Williams who is a professional tennis player. After Serena made her first million, she sent it to the bank. She tried to deposit the money through a drive through but was asked to go inside.
Another top celebrity is known as America Ferrera who spent her first biggest paycheck to buy a vehicle costing $12,000 from a used car lot. When growing up as a teen, she always dreamed of having her first car since going to auditions required her to take up to three buses.
The other top celebrity is known as Mark Wahlberg that was ranked number 10 in the Forbes ranking of the highest paid actors in 2015. Wahlberg spent his first big paycheck to purchase a Mercedes-Benz though he spent all his money such that he did not have money to register the vehicle, put a tag, title, registration and gas. Currently, he is worth around $250 million which makes him one of the richest celebrities.
Another top celebrity is known as Mark Cuban was popular today because he is part of the NBC show shark tank. For him, a young age of 12 years, he sold garbage bags to people in the neighborhood and used the money he got to buy a pair of basketball shoes. Today, Mark is the owner of a basketball team known as Dallas Mavericks. Be sure to check out this page if you want to find out more about how other celebrities spent their first big paychecks.