This Harvard dropout became one of the richest men in the world. Zuckerberg has a net worth of about $80 billion so he has more money than he knows what to do with. Most of his big purchases involve real estate or additions to his Meta empire. But Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, live simple lives.
We all know that he dresses the same way every day. He doesn’t blow cash on indulgent purchases because they don’t interest him. Occasionally, he pays for quality when he pursues a new interest. He began training in MMA as a hobby and spent a lot on coaching but he usually doesn’t splash the cash (via Guest of a Guest).
Cousins is one of the most polarizing quarterbacks in the NFL today. Many people think the Vikings star is brilliant but others believe he is holding the franchise back. He is one of the highest-earning players in the league and saved a lot of money. Meanwhile, he has a frugal lifestyle and drives a van instead of a supercar (via Golf Digest).
There’s no denying that Cousins is a unique character. He advocates simple lives over excessive spending and it is working for him. Occasionally, he splashes the cash like when he bought a golf course. But that’s because he loves the sport and it was also a business investment. Cousins is not a flashy person and doesn’t wear gold chains or fancy clothes.
Grohl is one of the most wholesome people on the planet. The former Nirvana drummer became a success in his own right with The Foo Fighters. He lives a relatively simple lifestyle and doesn’t make extravagant purchases. Grohl is also a great person as he showed up after a major storm in 2023.
The rock icon towed his smoker to a rescue center and spent 16 hours grilling and cooking meat. Grohl didn’t announce his arrival or look for validation. In the end, cameras caught him in action but he wanted to give back. He recognized all of the money in the world doesn’t mean anything without people (via MSN).
Homelessness will teach anybody a lesson or two about the value of money. Haddish learned this the hard way as a youngster because she had a lot of family problems. However, she grew into a Hollywood star and now has a sizable bank balance. But this doesn’t mean that she spends her newfound fortune.
The actress claims that she doesn’t buy luxury products. Meanwhile, the only reason why she owns a Fendi bag is that Jada Pinkett Smith bought it for her. Haddish says that she has money now but nobody knows where they’ll be in five years. Simple lives are the best way to save money (via HITC).
Chow is a Hong Kong cinema icon and starred in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. He became a mainstream western following his role in The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Chow is one of the richest actors in Asia but doesn’t live like it. He famously used the same Nokia flip phone for 17 years before finally buying a replacement.
The Hong Kong native sold his vintage car collection because he is getting old now. Now he uses public transport because it’s more efficient in the city than driving. Fans regularly spot him at street food hawker stalls where he dines on a budget. These days he lives like a Buddhist monk and doesn’t waste money (via QZ).
McGregor is a familiar face on the big screen because he starred as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars saga. The Scottish actor made millions of dollars from his movie appearances. However, he lives a relatively modest lifestyle in California. McGregor doesn’t drink and believes that family time is very important (via Men’s Health).
He grew up in a Scottish village and learned that simple lives are the best. McGregor loves to travel and famously logged over 40,000 miles on motorcycle journeys around the world. This is his main indulgence because he tries to live a sustainable lifestyle. He is also a proponent of electric vehicles and pioneered the change in The Long Way Up.
Lawrence was the highest-earning actress in Hollywood for several years after she enjoyed incredible success. The X-Men star won an Oscar at the tender age of 22 and made millions of dollars. However, she doesn’t live like a diva despite a reported net worth of $140 million. She is one of many celebrities who enjoy living simple lives.
The actress drove a $20,000 Chevrolet Volt for many years because she didn’t see the point of buying an expensive car. Meanwhile, she doesn’t waste money on luxury clothes. Yes, she receives gifts from fashion houses but she doesn’t spend her dollars on them. Lawrence had a modest upbringing and this affects her outlook today (via Direct Expose).