London, May 06 : SpongeBob SquarePants, the eponymous character of the Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, has topped the list of stars who have made their fortune out of pants.
He has beaten celebrities and pop stars like David Beckham, Kylie Minogue and Sarah Harding who have each made small fortunes, reports The Sun.
Spongebob Squarepants has made 3.8billion pounds since he first hit the small screen nine years ago.
The underwater pineapple-dwelling character has even starred in his own movie.
The most recent hot pants to have been in the news were Kylie Minogue's.
They attracted legendary Oz musician Nick Cave's attention, who said that Minogue's got such a cute behind that people need to worship the itsy bitsy hot pants she wore.