Jennifer Lopez made headlines in June when she unknowingly performed for the oppressive leader of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (try saying that three times fast).
But Lopez is hardly the first (or last) celebrity to get paid big bucks for private events, ranging from birthdays to bar mitzvahs. We'd just like to believe most performances are in honor of more conscientious rich people.
Look below for some figures:
* Kim Kardashian reportedly makes $125,000 an appearance, more than her other family members.