There are many famous faces from the North East, including musicians, actors, footballers and more.
There are many talented celebrities who hail from the North East and have gone on to have incredibly successful careers.
Here, we take a look at the richest celebrities from the North East, and their estimated net worth according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Wallsend-born Gordon Sumner (who is professionally known as Sting), is reportedly worth an absolutely whopping amount of over £400 million. Sting became famous after forming rock band The Police in 1977. Sting also had an amazing career as a solo artist and actor. Photo: Getty Images for Netflix
2. Ridley Scott
North East film director Ridley Scott, who is most known for directing the Alien movie franchise. The director who was born in South Shields is reportedly worth over £300 million. Photo: Getty Images for Disney
3. Rowan Atkinson
Consett-born comedian Rowan Atkinson, who is most known for playing the character Mr Bean is reportedly worth over £100 million. The actor also played the roles of Blackadder and Johnny English. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
4. Alan Shearer
Newcastle United legend and England football player Alan Shearer, who was born in Gosforth is reportedly worth over £43 million. Photo: Hulton Archive