If you consider celebrity wealth based on the star's net worth than the richest one in New Jersey is not from Freehold. It's also not the guy who has his his Middletown mansion on the market.

It may surprise you that the New Jersey celebrity with the highest net worth is not Bruce Springsteen and it's not Jon Bon Jovi either, although I'm sure none of us would say no to either of their bank accounts.

Here's something that you will not be able to wrap your head around. If you combine Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi's net worth, according to Celebrity Net Worth, you still wouldn't have enough to top the richest celebrity in New Jersey.

So, who exactly is this well to do Garden State celebrity? Well, let's put it this way. You should tell your kids to forget those guitars and go get themselves a cape and a wand. Yes, we're talking about a magic wand.

The richest New Jersey celebrity is the Metuchen born world famous magician, whose net worth is a mind numbing $1 billion. Yes, billion with a "B". Yes, "B" as in Bon Jovi.

What makes Copperfield so rich? Well let's start with that $60 million dollar annual salary of his, which works out to about $165,000 a day. Based on an 8 hour work day, that's just under $21,000 an hour. Slightly more than we all make, right?

And here's a great piece of info about Copperfield. During the pandemic, while his Vegas shows were cancelled, he continued to pay his staff. Awesome move that makes all of New Jersey proud.

For the record, according to Forbes, billionaire John Overdeck is New Jersey's richest person, with a net worth just over $5 billion, according to roi-nj.

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