I'll take the money. Fame tends to be fleeting as one generation gets older and a new one takes over. Money can also be used to do good for others as well as pass it down to your heirs.
You can be broke and famous!
Last but not least having "financial independence" can remove a load of stress off a person's life. Traveling first class, staying in 5 star resorts, eating in the finest restaurants, having the best health professionals, and legal team at your disposal are perks anyone could get use to.