Top 20 Photographer celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Photographer celebrities [Updated March 27, 2023].

1. David Hockney

David Hockney net worth 2020
David Hockney was born on July 9, 1937 in England.
He was born with synesthesia, a neurological condition that caused him to experience specific colors in conjunction with musical stimuli.

Net Worth 2020: $150 Million

2. Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz net worth 2020
Annie Leibovitz was born on October 2, 1949 in Waterbury, United States.
She is considered one of America's best portrait photographers.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

3. Gilles Bensimon

Gilles Bensimon net worth 2020
Gilles Bensimon was born on March 1, 1944 in France.

Photographer who gained fame as the creative director of Elle Magazine. He began his career with French Elle and shortly after was photographing internationally renowned models like Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell for American Elle.

He has been a photographer for the incredibly popular CW reality series America's Next Top Model.

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million

4. Tabitha Soren

Tabitha Soren net worth 2020
Tabitha Soren was born on August 19, 1967 in San Antonio, United States.

Photographer and MTV News reporter who became famous as the face of 'Choose or Lose,' MTV's young-voter campaign. Her interviews with Tupac Shakur were part of the documentary about his life and death, 'Tupac: Resurrection,' from 2003.

Her photography was exhibited at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art.

Net Worth 2020: $25 Million

5. Kevin Carter

Kevin Carter net worth 2020
Kevin Carter was born on September 13, 1960 in South Africa.
He received the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his photograph depicting the 1993 famine in Sudan.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

6. Ed Templeton

Ed Templeton was born on July 28, 1972 in Orange County, United States.
He is also a contemporary artist known for his photography and paintings. He was a part of the Beautiful Losers gallery show at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio where his work was featured alongside Harmony Korine, Barry McGeeShepard Fairey, and Mike Mills. 

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

7. Mario Testino

Mario Testino net worth 2020
Mario Testino was born on October 30, 1954 in Lima, Peru.
He photographed Princess Diana as well as Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

8. Terry Richardson

Terry Richardson net worth 2020
Terry Richardson was born on August 14, 1965 in New York City, United States.

World-renowned photographer who shot fashion, portrait, and documentary photography. He has worked for big name publications like Rolling Stone and designers such as Marc JacobsTom Ford and Yves Saint Laurent, among others.

His photography has courted controversy for its often sexually explicit depictions of young models.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

9. Russell James

Russell James net worth 2020
Russell James was born on September 21, 1962 in Perth, Australia.

Fine art photographer who is famous for his work with a litany of supermodels, including Heidi Klum, and magazines, including Vanity Fair. He has served as a guest judge and photographer on America and Australia's Next Top Model.

He directed the short art film The Citadel in 2015, which was narrated by Forest Whitaker. He had his fifth solo fine art photo book Angels published in 2014. 

Net Worth 2020: $6 Million

10. Mario Sorrenti

Mario Sorrenti net worth 2020
Mario Sorrenti was born on October 24, 1971 in Naples, Italy.
Before discovering his passion for photography, he aspired to be a painter or sculptor.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

11. David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle net worth 2020
David LaChapelle was born on March 11, 1963 in Fairfield, United States.
His work was featured in "Vogue," "Vanity Fair," and "GQ." In addition, he directed music videos for Moby and No Doubt.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

12. Danny Clinch

Danny Clinch net worth 2020
Danny Clinch was born on April 7, 1964 in Toms River, United States.

Legendary photographer trademarked for his stark black and white photographs of stars like Bob DylanTupac Shakur, and Johnny Cash. His work has been featured in countless publications from Vanity Fair to The New York Times. 

He founded the film company Three on the Tree Productions in 2003. 

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

13. Antonio Carbajal

Antonio Carbajal net worth 2020
Antonio Carbajal was born on July 15, 1987 in United States.
His wife Laarne Pelec assists in his photography because he no longer has the ability to hold a camera or physically set up shots. 

Net Worth 2020: $2 Million

14. Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields net worth 2020
Tyler Shields was born on April 29, 1982 in Jacksonville, United States.

Photographer known for work that often depicts violence, including the exhibit Life Is Not a Fairytale. He's photographed celebrities like Lindsay Lohan and Heather Morris.

He made his directing debut in 2015 at the helm of the movie Final Girl. He has more than 430,000 followers on Instagram.

Net Worth 2020: $1 Million

15. Ryan Russell

Ryan Russell net worth 2020
Ryan Russell was born on April 4, 1981 in Birmingham, United States.
Huffington Post named him a Top 30 Most Influential Photographer on the Web along with others such as Jeremy Cowart, Chase Jarvis, Mark Thorpe, Peter Hurley and Helena Price.

Net Worth 2020: $1 Million

16. Ana Dias

Ana Dias net worth 2020
Ana Dias was born on July 15, 1984 in Porto, Portugal.
A webseries starring her called Playboy Abroad: Adventures with Photographer Ana Dias debuted in June 2015. She has over 120,000 followers on her anadiasphotography Instagram account.

17. Susana Ramirez

Susana Ramirez net worth 2020
Susana Ramirez was born on August 30, 1989 in Barcelona, Spain.
She runs an online store through her self-titled blog where she sells a range of her uniquely designed shirts and tops as well as different outfits she models on her Instagram. 

18. Man Ray

Man Ray net worth 2020
Man Ray was born on August 27, 1890 in Philadelphia, United States.

19. Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon net worth 2020
Richard Avedon was born on May 15, 1923 in New York City, United States.

20. Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott net worth 2020
Berenice Abbott was born on July 17, 1898 in Springfield, Ohio, United States.