What would happen if celebrities had to rely solely on their university degrees to make a living? A recent study by SEO provider Reboot has shed some light on this question. Using data from Payscale.com, the study estimated the 2023 annual salaries of 27 celebrities based on their university degrees, revealing the mind-blowing number of years they would need to reach their current net worth if they took an alternative job.
The results may surprise you.
How long would it take celebrities to reach their current net worth?
Lead singer of the band Coldplay, Chris Martin would take the longest to reach his current net worth if he had to rely solely on a university degree. Martin, who graduated from University College London with a degree in Ancient World Studies, would likely earn an annual salary of £40,000 as a museum curator. However, this would require him to work an additional 3,293 years to reach his current net worth.
Others like Martin would have a vastly different career path. Prince William, with a current net worth of £83 million, would be earning £33,000 on average as a typical Geography graduate with 17 years of work experience. Had he been born into a different family, he may have become an…