Being a Superhero or villain is probably the coolest thing that any mortal could wish for. However, being one of the two and rich, puts things on an even higher level that separates you from everyone else.
Having an insane amount of money to fund your secret crime-fighting adventures definitely gives you a leg up on the competition. Large amounts of cash allows for stylish clothes in the day and a kick-ass crime fighting outfit at night.
To better understand the history of superhero richness, we’ve constructed a list of 8 of the wealthiest Superheroes and villains.
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Max Eisenhardt, otherwise known as Magneto, is the former best friend of X-Men leader Charles Xavier (Professor X).How he makes his bank? Magneto has amassed his wealth from various means, including a huge amount of Nazi Gold and a personal Island named Genosha (which holds precious metals). Estimated worth of $500 Million.
Emma Frost used to be a villain but now helps the X-Men.
How she makes her bank? Frost is the chair of the board and CEO of multi-billion dollar company called Frost International. Her estimated worth is between 1-3 Billion dollars.
Charles Xavier, aka Professor X, is the leader and founder of a mutant academy and the X-Men.
How he makes his bank? Charles earned much of his wealth from inheritance, but some through investments and patents. Estimated worth of $3.5 Billion.
Oliver Queen aka Green Arrow is the owner of Queen Industries.
How he got his bank? Green Arrow gets the bulk of his money from Queen Industries’ ownership in stocks of big companies. His estimated worth is $7 Billion.
He is the heir to Wayne Enterprises, one of the biggest companies in the World.
How he got his bank? Batman aka Bruce Wayne family’s fortune came from a slew of different investments having to do with patents, inventions, and products. His estimated worth is around a little over $9 Billion.
Tony Stark, better known as Iron Man, is a chip off the old block when compared to his father Howard.
How he got his bank? Tony makes his money from Stark Industries’ trove of patents, inventions, and weaponry. His estimated worth is $12.4 Billion.
Victor Von Doom is one of the smartest and wealthiest characters in the Marvel Universe.
How he makes his bank? Dr. Doom owns his own Eastern European country and has an army of robots. Estimated value of $35 Billion.
Widely-known as one of the most despicable characters in the DC Universe.
How he got his bank? Lex Luthor owns LexCorp, a company that funds endless research and giant robots. Estimated value is $75 Billion.
T’Challa, the Black Panther, is the King of Wakanda, a fictional African country.
How he makes his bank? Being the King of a country with nearly all of the World’s reserves of Vibranium (the stuff used to make Captain America’s shield) makes you filthy rich. Estimated worth is $90.7 Trillion.