50% of earnings sound right? It must vary person to person. What counts as ‘wealthy’?
For any rich person, if you hear of their fortune earned (unless it’s their fortune they currently have) or their annual salary, it’s safe to then divide it in half to get the real number? Like, for instance, if a magazine says Larry David has 200 million in fortune (which it did) then they probably mean after taxes that’s what it’s grown to. But if I read on IMDB that Jim Carrey has earned over 150 million in all his movies from the individual movie salaries they list, I should divide by half to get 75? Is that right?