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The Wealthiest Pets In The World

This is not your average ‘the wealthiest list’ as this list is all about the richest animals ever. There are dogs and chicken with bigger bank accounts than mine and yours combined together.

There are cats, dogs, and even chicken! that made their money by inheritance, acting, and even digital marketing. But most of them earned millions simply by being good pets. Here are 10 of the wealthiest pets in the world ever!

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10. Pontiac

Worth: $3 million
Country: USA
Source of earnings: Inheritance

You know who legendary Betty White is, but did you know that she is a strong animal lover and advocate? In addition, she is a proud owner of a golden retriever, named Pontiac.

This canine has a special place in Betty’s heart. So, she decided to secure Pontiac’s future by leaving him a $3m trust fund for when she passes away.

9. Bart the Bear 2

Worth: $6 million
Country: USA
Source of earnings: Acting

Bart’s recent role was in ‘Game of Thrones’ where he had to fight against Brienne of Tarth and Jaime Lannister. Also, Bart was seen in ‘Dr. Dolittle 2’, ‘Zookeeper’, and ‘Into the Wild’.

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In addition, Bart the Bear 2 is also seen in a number of TV shows, including ‘Scrubs’, and ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’. It seems that he is into different genre’s.

8. Conchita

Worth: $11.3 million
Country: USA
Source of earnings: Inheritance, Real Estate

Deceased Florida heiress, Gail Posner, left a significant part of her fortunes to her three dogs Lucia, April Maria, and her favorite Conchita the chihuahua.

Conchita lives a life full of luxury, personal protection, and weekly spa treatments. In addition, she is occasionally wearing a $10,000 Cartier necklaces.

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7. Blackie

Worth: $12.5 million
Country: UK
Source of earnings: Inheritance

According to Guinness World Records, Blackie the cat was the wealthiest cat in the world. But, nowadays she is just one of the wealthiest. Blackie used to share its home with 14 more cats and antique multi-millionaire Ben Rea.

Blackie was Ben’s favorite and she was also the last survivor of 15 cats in total. Ben wanted her, pampered, taken care of, and safe until the rest of her life.

6. Tommassino

Worth: $13 million
Country: Italy
Source of earnings: Inheritance

Maria Assunta was a rich Italian and feline lovers who passed away back in 2011. She had a lot of money and a cat, Tommassino.

Tommassino inherited $13 million, although her lawyer suggested her that: ‘To be honest, he doesn’t really need all that money. He is happy with a saucer of milk and some biscuits.’ But Maria had a different opinion.

5. Gigoo

Worth: $15 million
Country: UK
Source of earnings: Inheritance

Blackwell’s opened the first store back in 1879. Ever since they are known as the largest academic book retailer and library supply service in the United Kingdom. The last owner of the Blackwell’s was Miles Blackwell.

Miles sold his business when he decided to retire and move with his wife to the countryside. He loved countryside that much that he even left $15 million to his favorite chicken Giggo. Three weeks after he died.

4. Sadie, Sunny, Lauren, Layla and Luke

Worth: $30 million
Country: USA
Source of earnings: Trust Fund

It seems that even non-humans list can’t go without Oprah. She is a huge animal lover and proud owner of Luke and Layla (Golden Retrievers), Sunny and Lauren (Springer Spaniels), and Sadie (Cocker Spaniel).

If you follow this media mogul on social you can see a lot of her furry friends. Furthermore, she loves her dogs so much that she has agreed to leave $30 million to them in her will.

3. Olivia Benson

Worth: $97 million
Country: USA
Source of earnings: Internet Fame

Olivia Benson is a hard-working cat, just like her owner, singer Taylor Swift. She is actually one of Taylor’s two cats, but Olivia enjoys fame much more.

Olivia is seen in adverts for Diet Coke and Keds shoes, and that brought her a significant amount of money. Interestingly, Olivia got her name y Taylor’s favorite character on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

2. Grumpy Cat

Worth: $99.5 million
Country: USA
Source of earnings: Media Appearances, Film, Sponsorship, Merchandising

Tadar Sauce, or widely known as the Grumpy Cat, is still probably the most famous cat in the world. Tell us, is there anyone that couldn’t connect with this cats ‘grumpy’ expression?

First ‘Grumpy’ photo went viral back in 2012 and everything else took off from there. The Grumpy Cat became an instant hit. Unfortunately, the world lost this cat on May 14th, 2019, due to a health complication.

1. Gunther IV

Worth: $375 million
Country: Germany
Source of earnings: Inheritance

Gunther IV got his inheritance not from a human, but from his father, Gunther III. This wouldn’t be possible without a human, of course. Karlotta Leibenstein was a German countess and multi-millionaire, as well as a major animal lover. She left her Gunther III, the fortune of $80 million.

Thanks to Gunther III caretakers his fortune grow through investment up to almost $400 million and went straight to his son Gunther IV. Nowadays, Gunther IV enjoy limo rides, multiple million-dollar homes, eating steak and caviar and all of that while being served by a maid and a butler. We guess that he will have much more to carry over his son, and so on.

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