7 Animals That Hold Real Fortune

Nowadays, animals are more on our social networks than humans. Cute, comforting, these internet stars are real influencers. On the back of the label petinfluencers hiding in a juicy business, where the profiles of hairballs and their net worth sometimes feel like a cold rain. According to a study commissioned by the veterinary expert’s website, All About Cats, based on a calculation of the average number of likes and the income earned per post, here are seven of the richest animals in the world.

1. Gunther VI

Estimated net worth: $ 500 million

Gunther VI, the dog worth 500 million dollars … According to legend, he inherited his mistress and then invested in a real estate company in his name. But let everyone be assured, this is actually a much better production of the media stunt, because the anecdote has even managed to deceive the famous Associated Press.

In fact, there is no trace of a wealthy countess, nor proof that Gunther VI had any role to play in the wealth attached to his name, other than a mascot for the Italian businessman Maurizio Mian and the his real estate empire he had built. help promote.

In particular, the dog is credited with the sale in 2021, for a fair amount of $ 32 million, on a property that once belonged to Madonna. A announcement that could eventually be a hoax, decades long …

2. Nala_Cat

Estimated net worth: $ 100 million

Nala’s @Nala_Cat account holds the Guinness record for the cat with the most followers on Instagram thanks to her 4.3 million followers. A fame that accompanies the value of the beast, whose revenue now exceeds 100 million dollars. The face of her own pet food brand, Nala continues to promote CBD for cats and dogs!

Shannon Ellis, owner of Nala and co-founder of Love, Nala poses with her pet at the 11th Annual Shorty Awards May 5 at the PlayStation Theater in New York City.Astrid Stawiarz/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Getty Images via AFP

This success, he owes in part to an impressive narrative. In Nala’s case, her success story, after being left in a shelter and separated from her siblings, touched Internet users … As such, her mistress always shared messages about shelters and adoption, hoping to educate his community and encourage respect for animals.

3. Olivia Benson

Estimated net worth: $ 97 million

Celebrity pets are also bathed in the aura of the personalities who serve as their masters. Taylor Swift’s cat, is a true reference to pop music and is believed to love cats because she has three, one for example, and not the least. Named Olivia Benson to refer to the main character in the police series “New York Special Unit”, she also knows the spotlight. Promotional tool in its own right, it featured in 2014 advertising for shoe brand Keds, to celebrate the release of the album “1989”, or even more recently the whimsical clip “I AM!”, With more more than 380 million YouTube views in 2019. Deals with big brands like Coca-Cola allow the wealthy cat to build a certain fortune.

4. Sadie, Sunny and Lauren

Estimated value of their estate: $ 30 million

A great dog lover, American TV star Oprah Winfrey has had her twenties in her life. Adopted for some in a Chicago residence, the animals that accompany the female entrepreneur will benefit from a portion of her capital of up to $ 30 million. An astronomical amount where they don’t have to be displayed in front of the camera.

5. Jiffpom

Estimated net worth: $ 25 million

The Pomeranian Jiffpom is more of a stuffed animal than a pet. With his 9.8 million subscribers and 27 million followers across all platforms, he is an offering to animal influences that generates about $ 32,906 per post. Here, there is no question of expertise or advice, but as regressive as possible. The dog is held and dressed like a doll and adopts anything but the dog’s positions in front of the camera, walking on its two hind legs, like a human.

Surfing the craze on platforms for cute pets that is counting the most commitment, Jiffpom has risen to the ranks of pop figure since he became more involved in the clip of singer Katy Perry , “Dark Horse”, in 2013 or made. the cover of Covergirl magazine.

6. Choupette

Estimated net worth: 13 million

Cats are man’s best friend, they are famous, and even more so in the 21st century. To see the relationship between Choupette, the Birman cat that was offered to Karl Lagerfeld in 2011, and his deceased owner, it is only true. Her Instagram account unites more than 100,000 subscribers and is an open window into her life. Muse of another genre, she was even the subject, in 2014, of a make-up line created by Shu Uemura and a biography revealing the lifestyle of the world’s most “wanted” animal in the sewing world.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld appeared next to a photo of his cat during the inauguration of the ‘Corsa Karl and Choupette’ show at Palazzo Italia in Berlin on February 3, 2015.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld appeared next to a photo of his cat during the inauguration of the ‘Corsa Karl and Choupette’ show at Palazzo Italia in Berlin on February 3, 2015.AFP PHOTO/DPA/JENS KALENE

Despite all his love for her, the famous couturier, who died in 2019, could not make Choupette his sole heir, a practice banned in France. The designer was still able to create a legacy of his pet worth $ 13 million, which is now managed by his governor Françoise Caçote, where Choupette lives. If her lifestyle is less noble than it used to be, Choupette is now a “face” of awareness campaigns for animals, sharing good animal habits, and soliciting for donations.

7. Doug the Pug

Estimated net worth: $ 1.5 million

Pop culture icon, Doug The Pug is a true internet star who knows how to be a reference, not for his aesthetic aspect but for his viralness as a “meme”. Tongue and lip drooping, with 3.8 million Instagram followers, Doug has become the most followed pug on social media and now sells merchandise with his look, not for other animals, but for pets. In addition to a charitable foundation created in Doug’s name, for the care of sick children, animal activities are diverse and especially in Hollywood.

Doug The Pug was the first dog to call an animated pet for Netflix in Mike Rianda’s feature film “The Mitchells against the machines,” which this year won an Oscar for best animated film. An influencer dog, it’s already in morals. As for dog dubbing, it can give birth to vocations …

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