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Celebrities With Endorsement Deals

We're seeing these celebrities everywhere! They're making bank from endorsement deals with big brands.
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If you feel like you’ve been seeing Snoop Dogg every time you turn on your TV, you’re not imagining things!

The rapper certainly doesn’t shy away from endorsement deals. His latest is, of course, for Corona, but he’s had plenty before now. He’s done spots for Hot Pockets, SodaStream, Overstock.com, and so many others.

And why shouldn’t he? Brands have been known to shell out big bucks to secure deals with in-demand celebs, often paying millions just to get famous faces in a 30-second commercial. We don’t know just how much he made in these private deals, but I’m willing to bet Snoop doesn’t come cheap.

Like Snoop Dogg, there are plenty of other celebs who are ready and willing to be a brand’s spokesperson. From actors to professional athletes, these stars are making bank with multiple endorsement deals. Surely you’ve seen a few of these celebs during commercial breaks, lately!

Snoop Dogg

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It seems like Snoop Dogg is everywhere these days. Most recently, he started endorsing Corona, joking that the “slim cans” should be called “Snoop cans.” He’s also snagged deals with SodaStream, the General, Dunkin’ Donuts, Hot Pockets, and so many more. Snoop even teamed up with his bestie Martha Stewart for Tostitos and BIC Lighters endorsements.

Tom Brady

Is he retiring from the NFL, or isn’t he? Whichever way he goes, Tom Brady has been one of the highest paid NFL players. To add to his fortune, the quarterback has earned plenty over the years with endorsement deals. Most recently, he said “Let’s Go!” to Hertz about promoting their new fleet of Teslas. We’ve also seen Brady strike deals with Tag Heuer, Aston Martin, Under Armour, Sam Adams, and more.

Dwayne Johnson

The WWE wrestler-turned-actor has amassed a fortune. His estimated net worth is a cool $800 million! Dwayne Johnson is one of the highest-paid entertainers on the planet, but he is also a savvy business mogul who rakes in the cash from business ventures. Some of his net worth comes from endorsement deals. He’s snagged deals with companies like Under Armour, Ford, and Apple, just to name a few.

Kristen Bell

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Kristen Bell’s bank account is in The Good Place. She co-starred with husband Dax Shepard in Samsung and Lightlife commercials, while teaming up with Frozen co-star Idina Menzel for American Express. We have also seen Bell endorse plenty of other brands, like Enterprise, Old Navy, Neutrogena, and La-Z-Boy.

However, any promo work she’s done for Hello Bello doesn’t count, since the actress founded the company with hubby Shepard.

George Clooney

In 2009, Time Magazine named George Clooney as one of the “Most Influential People in the World.” He’s been using all that influence with his biggest endorsement deal: as an ambassador for coffee company Nespresso. You’ll find him in commercials, print ads, and even giant billboards across the globe for the Nestle-owned coffee. Sources say he makes around $5 million per year from just this deal.

Sofia Vergara

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Actress Sofia Vergara is raking in the dough with all of her endorsements. She has secured deals with Cover Girl, Rooms to Go, Diet Pepsi, Head and Shoulders, State Farm, just to name a few. She was also paid to endorse Synthroid, a medication for hyperthyroidism. For the campaign, she shared her very real experience with thyroid cancer.

Stephen Curry

On top of his salary as a basketball player, Forbes estimated that Curry earned an extra $42 million in 2021 from endorsement deals. Surely you’ve seen him in Subway and CarMax commercials. He has also signed deals with Under Armour, JP Morgan Chase, Rakuten, Brita, and more.

Matthew McConaughey

After his breakout role in Dazed and Confused, Matthew McConaughey has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood. He’s put that to good use, using his fame to snag lucrative endorsement deals. Most notably, he has helped luxury carmaker Lincoln rebrand, resulting in increased sales. Part of that success has come from the sheer number of spoofs it spawned!

Jennifer Garner

While a lot of Jennifer Garner’s worth comes from her successful acting career, she’s continuing to earn even more with endorsement deals with big companies. Anyone watching TV in the last decade has surely seen her pop up in Neutrogena and Capital One commercials. I can hear her ask, “What’s in your wallet?” just thinking about it.

Idris Elba

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British actor Idris Elba is one of the highest-grossing actors in the entertainment world and is currently worth an estimated $30 million. That’s not surprising, considering the success he has seen in Hollywood so far. He’s using that star power to snag some pretty lucrative endorsement deals, too. So far, we’ve seen him in ads for brands like Stella Artois, Squarespace, Toyota, and the Ford Mustang Mach-E.

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning may have retired from his career as an NFL quarterback, but he’s still pulling in plenty of cash. He reportedly earns at least $10 million each year from endorsement deals with brands like ESPN, Nike, Gatorade, Buick, MasterCard, DirecTV, and plenty of others.

His biggest deals have been with Papa John’s Pizza and Nationwide, though. While actual numbers aren’t public knowledge, Manning is estimated to make around $15 million just from those Nationwide commercials alone.

Rob Lowe

A household name in the ‘80s, Rob Lowe was a member of the legendary Brat Pack. Of course, he’ll always be the sleazy Benjamin Kane from Wayne’s World to me. Lowe has had a long and successful acting career, but he’s also padding his bank account with plenty of endorsement deals from brands like DirecTV, Skechers, and AT&T. He’s also now the face of Atkins, so you probably see him just about every commercial break right now.

Lowe’s funniest deal came from KFC, though. He is one of several actors to step into Colonel Sanders’ shoes, dressing up as the guy for KFC’s Zinger spicy chicken sandwich commercials. Does this count as an endorsement, or just another acting gig? Either way, it’s definitely worth mentioning.

Shaquille O’Neal

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If it seems like Shaq is in every commercial on TV and the radio, it’s because he kind of is! In fact, he’s got endorsement deals with something like fifty companies. Clearly, plenty of brands are more than happy to have Shaq on board to endorse them. Shaq has six kids to keep up with, so maybe that’s why he’s amassed so many lucrative deals!

Some of his higher-profile deals have been from Carnival Cruise Line, Reebok, and Pepsi. We’ve seen him promote Burger King, Comcast, Radio Shack, Taco Bell, and Aventis’ Icy Hot. You can purchase Shaq Fu Punch from AriZona Beverages, and Zales has a Shaquille O’Neal jewelry collection. Shaq has had so many endorsement deals that there’s no way I could list them all here.

LeBron James

LeBron James is already one of the highest-paid players in the NBA, but he’s also become one of the highest-earning celebrities on the planet – thanks in part to his very profitable endorsement deals. His most notable deal is with Nike. He first signed a seven-year contract for $90 million. When that deal was up, he signed the first-ever lifetime endorsement deal with the brand for more than $1 billion.

Jennifer Aniston

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Jennifer Aniston earned $1 million per episode during the final season of Friends and has continued to earn plenty more in the following decades with a career on the big screen. However, she’s also making bank with endorsement deals. It’s estimated that she pulls in around $10 million per year from these endorsements, which include Smart Water, Aveeno, and the Dubai-based airline Emirates.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts has been one of Hollywood’s biggest stars since her role in 1990’s Pretty Woman, so it comes as no shock that companies are more than happy to have her as the face of their brands. Although she has secured multiple endorsement deals over the years, her most notable deal is with Lancôme. She initially signed a five-year contract for $50 million, but she has acted as Lancôme’s global ambassador since 2009.

Terry Crews

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Actor and former NFL linebacker Terry Crews is worth an estimated $25 million. The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star brings in some of that cash through endorsement deals with companies like State Farm, Toyota, and AT&T. But I’ll always know him as the face for Old Spice in all those outlandish commercials!

Mindy Kaling

First gaining recognition as Kelly Kapoor on NBC’s The Office, a show for which she was also a writer and executive producer, Mindy Kaling has gone on to see plenty of success in Hollywood since. This best-selling author and five-time Emmy nominee has a net worth of about $35 million.

Although her impressive resume is largely responsible for her bank account, she’s padding it with plenty of endorsement deals, too. Kaling has signed deals with XFinity, independent razor brand Joy Shave, Campbell Soup Company, and meal delivery service HelloFresh.

Serena Williams

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Becoming the most successful female tennis player of all time has earned Serena Williams plenty of endorsement deals to boost her bank account. It’s estimated that she earns somewhere around $15 to $20 million per year from companies like Kraft Foods, Subway, Chase, Gatorade, Nike, and more.