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Agencies | Updated:2016-12-30 09:09Tiger Woods watches his shot after teeing off on the 2nd hole in the final round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia, in this file photo taken August 2, 2016.[Photo/Agencies]Golfers Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and former NBA player Michael Jordan are among the 20 wealthiest American celebrities, Forbes reported on Wednesday.Woods, 40, is the youngest person on the Forbes top-20 list, with a net worth estimated at $740 million.The 14-times major champion, who trails only Jack Nicklaus (18 majors) on the all-time list, recently launched a competitive comeback after being sidelined for more than 15 months while recovering from back surgery.Woods who went through a costly divorce in 2010 and lost several sponsors after revelations of multiple infidelity, is seventh on the list, while Mickelson is 18th, with an estimated worth of $375 million.Jordan, 53, who retired in 2003 with the mantle of arguably the greatest basketballer, is worth $1.2 billion according to the magazine, good for fourth on the list, which is topped by filmmaker George Lucas ($4.6 billion).Forbes says eligibility for the list was limited to United States citizens who are rich because of their fame, rather than famous because they are rich.According to Forbes, President-elect Donald Trump belongs in the latter category. Related StoriesWoods draws major positivesWoods says hell be ready for drama in the BahamasMichael Jordan wins trademark caseMichael Jordan speaks against both police killings, targeting of policePhotoZheng Zhi, Ronaldo scoop top global awardsInfographic: Chinas sporting highs and lows in 2016Heat retires Shaqs No 32 jerseyWang Shun claims 13th FINA mens 200m titleSantas ski for charity fund-raising in USNico Rosberg scoops award after announcing retirementMost PopularHighlightsArgentine striker Tevez joins Shanghai ShenhuaKids from Gansu to get soccer training by Arsenal in UKZheng Zhi, Ronaldo scoop top global awardsWhats HotArgentine striker Tevez joins Shanghai ShenhuaSpecialRio 2016 Olympic Games2016 Chinese F1 Grand Prix in ShanghaiShanghai Rolex MastersIAAF World Championships Beijing 2015BACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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