Top 20 Astronaut celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Astronaut celebrities [Updated February 7, 2023].

1. Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong net worth 2020
Neil Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, United States.
Over 450 million people, which at the time was more than one-eighth of Earth's population, watched him step on the Moon.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

2. John Glenn

John Glenn net worth 2020
John Glenn was born on July 18, 1921 in United States.

Astronaut and senator who in 1962 was the first American to orbit the Earth and in 1998 became the oldest person to go to space. He was a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and Presidential Medal of Freedom, among several other distinctions.

He was the third American to fly into space and was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame in 1990.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

3. Eugene Cernan

Eugene Cernan net worth 2020
Eugene Cernan was born on March 14, 1934 in Bellwood, United States.
He was known as "the last man on the moon."

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

4. Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison net worth 2020
Mae Jemison was born on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, United States.
She served in the Peace Corps from 1985 to 1987, and in 1993 she appeared on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Net Worth 2020: $2 Million

5. James S. Voss

James S. Voss net worth 2020
James S. Voss was born on March 3, 1949 in United States.
He flew on five space missions.

Net Worth 2020: $1.5 Million

6. Mark Kelly

Mark Kelly net worth 2020
Mark Kelly was born on February 21, 1964 in Orange, United States.
In 2013 he and his wife started a political action committee advocating responsible gun ownership and keeping guns away from the mentally ill.

Net Worth 2020: $500 Thousand

7. Scott Kelly

Scott Kelly net worth 2020
Scott Kelly was born on February 21, 1964 in Orange, United States.
He served as Flight Engineer on ISS Expedition 25.

Net Worth 2020: $500 Thousand

8. Alexey Leonov

Alexey Leonov net worth 2020
Alexey Leonov was born on May 30, 1934 in Russia.
He was a cosmonaut and the first human to embark on a space walk.

9. Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma net worth 2020
Rakesh Sharma was born on January 13, 1949 in India.
He was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union and went on to become a test pilot in India.

10. Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla net worth 2020
Kalpana Chawla was born on March 17, 1962 in India.
Days after her death, India's Prime Minister announced the renaming of a series of weather satellites to KAPLANA in her honor.

11. Michael Collins

Michael Collins net worth 2020
Michael Collins was born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy.

Salary 2020: $1.1 million

12. Ted Freeman

Ted Freeman net worth 2020
Ted Freeman was born on February 18, 1930 in United States.
He was killed when a bird flew into the engine of the training jet he was piloting, causing the engine to fail and the plane to crash.

Salary 2020: $425 per week

13. Kent Rominger

Kent Rominger net worth 2020
Kent Rominger was born on August 7, 1956 in United States.
He was part of the crew that installed the Canadian-built Robotic Arm to the ISS.

14. Kathryn Hire

Kathryn Hire net worth 2020
Kathryn Hire was born on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, United States.
She was a crew member on the Neurolab space mission that used the seven-person crew as human test subjects and operators.

15. Jeremy Hansen

Jeremy Hansen net worth 2020
Jeremy Hansen was born on January 27, 1976 in Canada.
He was chosen by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to participate as an aquanaut in the Fall, 2014 NEEMO 19 mission.

16. James Lovell

James Lovell net worth 2020
James Lovell was born on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, United States.
He was the first person to fly into space four times and spent a grand total of 29 days, 19 hours, and 3 minutes above the Earth.

17. Ilan Ramon

Ilan Ramon net worth 2020
Ilan Ramon was born on June 20, 1954 in Ramat Gan, Israel.
He is the first foreign recipient of the U.S. Congressional Space Medal of Honor, awarded posthumously.

18. Gennady Padalka

Gennady Padalka net worth 2020
Gennady Padalka was born on June 21, 1958 in Russia.
He has served on missions to both the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station, and in 2012 he conducted his ninth spacewalk.

19. Franz Viehbock

Franz Viehbock net worth 2020
Franz Viehbock was born on August 24, 1960 in Austria.

20. Frank Borman

Frank Borman net worth 2020
Frank Borman was born on March 14, 1928 in Gary, United States.
He is the recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor for his involvement in the Apollo 8 mission.