Laughing all the way to the bank
Late-night comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live (SNL) was the brainchild of comedian Lorne Michaels and made its TV debut on NBC all the way back in 1975.
Fast-forward almost five decades and SNL is still going strong. Throughout its mammoth run, it's scooped up a record-breaking 92 Emmy Awards – not to mention 296 nominations! While the show itself has been unbelievably successful over the years, it’s also launched the comedy careers of its cast members, with many now global stars.
From new kid on the block Pete Davidson to comedy legends like Will Ferrell and Eddie Murphy, read on to take a look at some of SNL’s most famous faces and discover who is the wealthiest today. All dollar amounts in US dollars.