2) Vera Wang ($115 Million)
The world-renowned fashion designer and former figure skater was born and raised in New York City. She is of Chinese descent. Wang is well known for her haute couture wedding gowns. Many celebrities like Holly Hunter, Uma Thurman, Alicia Keys, Chelsea Clinton and Jennifer Garner have wore her designs. She has also designed shoes, eyewears, fragrances and jewelry collections.
1) Tiger Woods ($550 Million)
The globally successful professional golfer is of African American, Native American, Thai, Chinese, and Dutch descent; he refers to his ethnicity as “Cablinasian” coined from Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and Asian.
He earns an annual salary of $85 million and was the first athlete to make a billion dollars. His achievements include 14 professional major tournaments and 71 PGA Tour events. He has been ranked #1 for more consecutive weeks than any other player. He has been crowned PGA Player of the Year nine times, Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year twice and AP Male Athlete of the Year four times.
These millionaire Asian American celebrities are highly influential in Hollywood.