2012 net worth: $5.5 billion
2011 net worth: $5.1 billion
A 2010 inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Geffen founded Asylum Records and Geffen Records, launching the careers of the Eagles, Aerosmith and Guns N' Roses. In 1990 he sold out to MCA for $550 million. Geffen's fortune continues to rise thanks to the increasing value of his massive contemporary art collection.
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