Many of the best known fictional characters from the world of literature and film have not just been heroic but also fantastically rich. This is largely down to the fact that the vast majority of people want to be wealthy themselves and therefore look up to and admire figures with such fortune. What many people won’t know is just how rich many fictional characters are. Some have masses of wealth that far outstrip even the most successful people currently alive, with enough money to buy whatever they want. Here is our list of then of the richest fictional characters, and their wealth will surprise you!
The Lannister household seems to have an almost unending supply of money and resources in the Game of Throne series and that is largely down to the huge family fortune that was owned by Tywin Lannister before his death. Estimates have reported that he would have been worth around $2 billion today.
Forrest Gump makes it big in the movie when his shrimp catching business booms and their profits are invested in Apple. With the company going on to become hugely successful, his wealth is believed to have been around $3 billion.