Brigitte Bardot – 86-Years-Old, $65 Million Net Worth
One of the first international sex symbols and “it girls,” French actress and model Brigitte Bardot is still a famous face today, years after her retirement. She began her modeling career at the age of just 14, before landing the cover of Elle a year later. In 1952, at 17, Bardot landed her first movie role, the French comedy Crazy for Love.
From there, Bardot’s career exploded, and she starred in over 30 films before finally retiring in 1973, 24 years after her career began. These days, Bardot has a new passion: animal rights. In fact, the Brigitte Bardot Foundation is one of the most recognized animal rights organizations in the world.
Mel Brooks – 95-Years-Old, $100 Million Net Worth
Writer-director Mel Brooks has not slowed since he got into the entertainment business back in the ‘50s! While most older celebrities have some retirement plan in mind, Brooks does not want to stop working. Ever! Brooks began his career as a writer for the show Your Show of Shows. However, he was always destined for bigger things. In 1967, Brooks released his first film, the iconic The Producers. He continued to hit home runs with classics like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, among others.
Throughout his incredibly successful career, Brooks managed to earn a fortune that circles $100 million, mostly from working in comedy and brand endorsements. There’s no doubt Brooks is one of the greats!