The richest people on TV, ranked

Many of the richest people in the world aren't even real. From the escapism of The White Lotus to the financial ups and downs of Carrie Bradshaw, avid TV viewers have spent years watching shows about the lives of the extremely wealthy and how their status affects everyone around them .

While some rags-to-riches stories may resonate with people, some TV characters are richer than anyone could have imagined. Even the likes of Taylor Swift and the Kardashians can't compete with the likes of Succession's Logan Roy, Gossip Girl 's Chuck Bass and Maya Rudolph (in her on the show "The Spoils of War ").

Read on to learn about the richest fictional characters on television, ranked by their estimated net worth.

Twyla Sands, Schitt's Creek : $46 million

Sarah Levy as Twyla Sands on Schitt's Creek. Pop music

Schitt's Creek's most unexpected plot twist came in the final season, when Twyla, a waitress at the Tropical Cafe, admitted that she was secretly rich after giving Alexis a big check. Twyla won $92 million in the lottery but had to split it with another winner, meaning she's worth an impressive $46 million. No one knows except Alexis.

Carrie Bradshaw, that's it : $50 million

Sarah Jessica Parker stars as Carrie Bradshaw in "This Is It... Craig Blankenhorn/Max"

In "Sex and the City ," Carrie Bradshaw spent years getting declined for credit cards and struggling to pay off debt to buy shoes, eventually leveraging her successful books and her late husband's estate to make a comeback in "This Is It." ..." and accumulated his own wealth. Her net worth is estimated to be around $50 million, which allowed her to purchase a townhouse in Gramercy Park and immediately donate $100,000 to charity.

Logan Huntzberger, Gilmore Girls : $200 million

Alexis Bledel and Matt Czuchry star as Rory Gilmore and Logan Huntzberger in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life . Syed Adityani/Netflix

Rory Gilmore's grandparents were wealthy, and the Huntzbergers were wealthy . Rory's Yale love, Logan, was inspired by the Sulzberger family and groomed to be the heir to his father's newspaper empire. The Sulzberger family owns The New York Times and was worth about $200 million in the mid-2000s. With all that cash, how could Rory say no to Logan's proposal?

Caleb Nichol, OC : $200-$500 million

Alan Dale as Caleb Nichol in The OC Warner Bros. from Max

No one on this list suffered a financial setback quite like The O.C. 's Caleb Nicol, who lost most of his wealth before his death. But when he ran his own real estate and development company, the Newport Group, no one in all of Orange County was richer or more powerful, and Kirsten's father earned an estimated $200-$500 million in his heyday .

Rebecca Weldon, Ted Russo : $300-400 million

Hannah Waddingham plays Rebecca Welton in "Ted Lasso." Apple TV+

On Ted Lasso , Rebecca Welton owns 51% of the AFC Richmond football team (possibly from her divorce settlement, although this has never been confirmed) . The club is partly inspired by the real-life Crystal Palace team, which is worth just over $800 million, meaning Weldon's net worth is considerable even at half that value.

Tanya McQuaid, "White Lotus" : $500 million

Jennifer Coolidge as Tanya McQuaid in "The White Lotus" Fabio Lovino/HBO

Tanya McQuoid, the White Lotus's most loyal guest, has "approximately $500 million," as her assistant Portia explains. She inherited wealth from her father, a shipping magnate and real estate investor who later committed suicide.

Cookie & Lucious Lyon, Empire : $600 million

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard star as Biscuit and Lucius Lyon in "Empire." fox

After being released from prison, Cookie Lyon wanted her property back—and she got it. Together she and her musician husband Lucious have built a veritable empire, with a massive record label, a champagne brand, a shoe line and, of course, top-notch nightclubs, placing the couple in the middle of the pack in terms of wealth between Jay-Z and Beyoncé territory.

Mr. Burns, The Simpsons : $1-2 billion

Mr. Burns from The Simpsons. Fox via YouTube

Yes, animated characters are richer than most of us. Montgomery Burns, Homer Simpson's long-time evil boss on The Simpsons, built the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, which made him a billionaire. Forbes estimates his net worth at around $1 billion, which is apparently enough to keep him out of prison.

Chuck Bass, "Gossip Girl" : $2-3 billion

Ed Westwick plays Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl. continuous wave

When his father, Bart, fell from the top of a skyscraper, Chuck Bass became one of the richest men in New York. He soon took over Butt's multibillion-dollar real estate giant Bass Industries for a second time. Previously, Bart had faked his own death when his son took over. But by the series finale, only Chuck's empire was left.

Tywin Lannister, "Game of Thrones ": $2-3 billion

Charles Dance plays Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones. Helen Sloan/HBO

Playing a villain on Game of Thrones is rewarding. Tywin Lannister is able to fund a failed monarchy and all-out war in the long-running HBO series thanks to his estimated net worth of around $2-3 billion, making him easily the richest man (no, God) in Westeros.

Logan Roy, successor : $18 billion

Brian Cox plays Logan Roy in Succession. McCall B. Pauley/HBO

If I were one of Logan Roy's children, I would also be fighting against all the scheming siblings to take over the family business. Forbes calculates that patriarch Roy is worth $18 billion, thanks largely to his 36% stake in Waystar, a $46 billion entertainment company, and a $345 million real estate portfolio. And that doesn’t include his yacht.

Molly Novak, spoils : $87 billion

Maya Rudolph plays Molly Novak in "Loot ." Apple TV+

Yes, there is one man in television who is richer than the entire Roy family. Maya Rudolph, who played Molly Wells in 'Loot, ' received a staggering $87 billion settlement following her divorce, making her the third richest person in the world of women. She uses the money to run a charitable foundation she forgot she founded. Typical rich people problem.