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The Top 35 Richest Actors in the World

Who do you think are the richest actors in the World?

You all have seen them on a big screen and appear on the news, but do you know how much they make?

This article will tell you about the 35 richest actors globally who have made fortunes with their skills.

There will be names that you have heard before and totally expected, but there might be some names that you would have never guessed.

Without any delay, let’s find out about the 35 richest actors in the world.

The Top 35 Richest Actors in the World

35. Jim Carrey

Coming at number 35 is Jim Carrey. He is an American comedian, actor, and well-known writer with a staggering net worth of $180 Million.

Carrey has been in the industry for a long time, and it was around the 1990s that he rose to fame with his sketch-comedy series.

One of his first highest-paid movies is Ace Ventura movie, where he was paid over $350,000.

But as he rose to fame and achieved more, he received $15 Million on the movie’s sequel.

34. Mike Myers

Next up on the list is Mike Myers, a Canadian-American comedian, actor, and screenwriter with a net worth of $200 Million.

Myers got recognized for his acting in Wayne’s World, which grossed over $183 million worldwide, and then he starred in another blockbuster movie Austin Power which grossed over $670 million worldwide.

But nothing is comparable to his most famous Shrek movie franchise. It grossed over $2 Billion worldwide.

Moreover, Myers reportedly earned $45 million for his voice acting in the Shrek Franchise.

33. Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is an American actor, producer, and filmmaker with a net worth of $225 Million.

Diesel is popular for his role in the Fast and Furious franchise, where he gained the attention of millions and millions of fans with his role of Dominic Toretto.

It was not always easy for him as he struggled to get recognition when he first entered the industry, but once he starred in Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan.

His career took off, and he became one of the highest-grossing movie stars of all time.

32. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar, a ubiquitous name for all the Bollywood fans out there. Kumar is an Indian actor, producer, martial artist with a net worth of $240 Million.

He is widely known in Bollywood for his patriotic movies. He is also a man who loves to do his actions stunt himself, and due to that, he has been named “Khiladi.”

Kumar reportedly makes around $5 to $10 Million per movie, and most of his movies are super hits. 30 brands also endorse him. Some of them are Fau-G, GOQii, Honda, etc.

31. John Travolta

John Travolta, an American actor, producer, and singer, has a net worth of $250 Million.

Travolta first appeared in the theaters and then made his way up on the television.

Around the 1970s, Travolta became a popular actor due to his appearances in American tv sitcoms like Welcome Back and Kotter.

After success in the TV shows, Travolta made his debut in Hollywood with the film Carrie.

John was paid around $20 Million per movie at the peak of his career, and he appeared in many box-office movies such as Ladder 49, Mad City, and Swordfish.

30. Morgan Freeman

I am pretty sure we have all heard about Morgan Freeman, right?

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, narrator, and director famous around the globe for his iconic voice.

He has managed to amass a total net worth of $250 million throughout his career.


Freeman has been in the Holywood industry for a long time, and it is reported that he makes around $10 Million per movie.

It might sound a lot, but why would you not sign him when his name brings countless numbers of audience.

Around the peak of his career, he starred in the Batmen trilogy, which grossed around $2.2 Billion worldwide.

29. Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis is an American actor, producer, and businessman popular for his hilarious role and acting in the popular comedy-drama Moonlighting has a total net worth of $250 Million.

After rising to fame and making a name for himself from the series, Willis got into movies and appeared in superhit movies like Die Hard, The Sixth Sense, The Expendables 2.

At the peak of his career, Bruce has earned $100 Million from a single movie.

His normal fee per movie is around $20-$25 Million.

28. Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington is an American actor and a writer with a net worth of $250 Million. He is widely popular for his iconic role in the movie ‘Malcom X.’

Washington makes around $20 Million per movie. Over the four decades of his career, he has made a name for himself as one of the greatest.

Moreover, Washington has won several Academy Awards and Globe awards for his flawless performances in the movies.

27. Jet Li

Jet Li, a Singaporean actor, producer, and martial artist popular for his action movies in Hollywood, has earned a lot of wealth throughout his career; he has a net worth of $250 Million.

Despite not being an American-born actor, Li has made a name for himself in the western world with his superhit movies like The Expandables, Fearless, and Unleashed.

Jet Li
Jet Li

Being a Singaporean, he has appeared in Hollywood movies and Chinese movies such as The Sorcerer and the White Snake.

26. Samuel L Jackson

Samuel L Jackson is an American-Gabonese actor and a producer who is widely regarded as one of the best actors of his generation. Jackson has summed up a total net worth of $250 Million.

His movies have grossed over $27 Billion worldwide.

He is loved by his fans for his movies like Django Unchained, which grossed about $425.4 million, and Avengers.

25. Salman Khan

Salman Khan, another name from Bollywood. Khan is an Indian actor, Musician, Producer, and Television host with a net worth of $260 Million.

He is extremely popular in India and several other Asian countries for blockbuster movies like Bajrangi Bhaijan, Wanted, and Dabaang.

His highest gross movie is Tiger Zinda Hai, which made about 339.9 Crore Indian rupees, approximately $54 Million.

24. Leonardo Dicaprio

Leonardo Dicaprio is an American-born Actor, Screenwriter, and producer who has a net worth of $260 Million.

Dicaprio is a name known by everyone who has watched television. Dicaprio has starred in mind-blowing blockbusters like Titanic, The Wolf of the Wall Street, and Inception.

Leonardo Dicaprio
Leonardo Dicaprio

Leo has been in the Hollywood industry since his young days and has appeared in movies throughout the years. He Reportedly makes $25 Million per movie.

Furthermore, Leonardo has made a fortune acting in movies, and he also has put his hand in the real estate business.

23. Mark Wahlberg

With a mindblowing net worth of $300 Million, Next up is Mark Wahlberg, an American Actor, Singer, Rapper, and Producer.

Mark has appeared in movies like 2 Guns and the worldwide famous movie franchise Transformers.

Besides acting, Wahlberg is also a businessman and has released his own burger chain. It is called the Wahlburgers, quite a great name.

He reportedly makes around $17 Million per movie.

22. Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford is an American actor, pilot, and environmental activist who sometimes is involved in a bit of voice acting. Ford has accumulated a total net worth of $300 Million.

Since the time he got into acting, Ford has been part of great movies, and he has played iconic characters like Indiana Jones from Raiders of the Lost Ark and Han Solo from Star Wars.

Both of those movies are blockbusters worldwide and made $389 Million and $460 Million, respectively.

21. Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, honestly, everyone knows who he is, but for the ones who are unaware, Brad Pitt is an American Actor, Director, and producer with a tremendous net worth of $300 Million.

Fans widely love him worldwide for his roles like World War Z, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and Oceans Eleven.

As he is a producer, he also owns his own production company with Plan B.

He has made movies like Troy, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and World War Z with his production company.

20. Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr., or should I say Tony Stark is an American actor and a famous producer for his role in Iron Man has a total net worth of $300 Million.

Downey plays Tony Stark in the movie Ironman ($585.8 million Grossing) and Avengers, and these are his highest-grossing movies.

Rober Downey Jr as Iron man
Rober Downey Jr as Iron man

For his role in Avengers Endgame, Rober was reportedly paid $75 Million.

He is an absolute fan favorite and loved by his fans all over the world. Coming from a bad and dreadful past, he has completely turned his fate and become one of the most famous actors in the world.

19. Will Smith

Will Smith is an American actor, rapper, and producer widely known for his wide writing skills and for portraying his playing to its fullest extent. Smith has an unbelievable net worth of $350 Million.

Moreover, Smith has won countless awards throughout his career, including the prestigious Grammy award four times.

Will supposedly gets paid around $25 to $30 Million per movie.

He appeared in movies like Men in Black, which grossed about $589.3 million worldwide, and Pursued Happiness, which grossed about $307 Million.

18. Michale Douglas

Another great actor with a net worth of $350 Million is Michale Douglas, an American actor and a producer who is also part of the real estate business.

Additionally, Douglas was a prominent actor from the beginning of his career, started through ABC police drama Streets of San Francisco, and then moved on to the big screen.

He debuted in Hollywood by starring in the movie Cast a Giant Shadow, which only grossed about $3.5 million.

Then moved up to acting in movies like Basic Instinct, Wall Street, etc., and he received were around $15-$20 Million for each movie.

17. Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is another widely fan-loved person on this list. Hanks has left a legacy in the Hollywood scene; he has acquired a total net worth of $350 Million with his mind-blowing acting.

He is an American actor, filmmaker, and comedian famous for his movies like Inferno, Captain Phillips, and The post.

Hanks can act in a movie for a small amount of $50,000 to an extravagant amount of $60 Million, depending on his role and screen time.

Furthermore, Hanks’s highest-grossing movie is Toy Story 4, which grossed about $1 billion worldwide.

16. Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian Actor, Producer, and casting director with a high net worth of $350 Million.

Reeves is one of the most humble and wholesome actors in the Hollywood industry; he is widely popular worldwide for being down to earth.

Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves

Reeves started in theater and worked his way up in the movie industry with his debut movie Youngblood and later in his career, he starred in blockbuster movies like John Wick and Matrix.

He earned around $15 Million around the peak of his career, but he gets paid around $2 Million per movie.

15. Jackie Chan

Jackie chan is a Hong Kong-born actor, Comedian, Producer, and martial artist who has a net worth of $370 Million. He is widely known for his funny characters and action movies.

He is known to perform his own stunts and tricks. Chan is popular across the world despite being from an Asian country.

One of Jackie’s most successful movies is the Rush Hour series, where he played the character of Chief Inspector Lee. The franchise grossed about $1.84 Billion.

14. Clint Eastwood

With a net worth of $375 Million, Clint Eastwood is an American Actor, Music Composer, Director, and producer who has won four academy awards.

Eastwood went viral throughout the world with his role as Man with No Name, and then after that success, he starred in movies like Invictus and Sully.

He is normally paid around $12 Million per movie. You might be wondering how he made it on no.16 with that less pay per movie. Well, he is involved in the real estate business, and it is booming.

13. Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is an American Actor, Wrestler, and voice actor who has amassed $400 Million net worth.

Jhonson made his way up by wrestling in WWF and WWE and was named the most electrifying man for his charisma and ability to control the crowd.

He then starred in movies like The Mummy, which grossed over $435 million and rose even more.

Currently, he earns about $20 Million per movie, and he has a role in the Fast & Furious franchise and Jumanji.

12. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Austrian-American Actor, Producer, Politician, and director, has a net worth of $400 Million.

He also used to do bodybuilding in his younger days, and around 2003, he also was the governor of California.

Moreover, Arnold is an outstanding actor and has starred in blockbuster movies like Terminator, Predator, and Commando.

Schwarzenegger reportedly makes around $25-$30 Million per movie, and asides from his acting career, he amasses his wealth from his business ventures and by investing in different companies.

11. Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone is an iconic American-born actor, writer, director, and producer who has won the Golden Globe Award, Honorary César, and numerous other awards.

He has managed to hit the milestone net worth of $400 Million along with all those achievements.

Rocky Balboa
Rocky Balboa

Stallone is well known in Hollywood for writing and starring in his own movies. He has written and starred in blockbuster movies like Rocky, Rambo, and The Expendables.

Moreover, Stallone also owns part of Balboa Production, named after his iconic character Rocky Balboa.

10. Jach Nicholson

Another actor with a net worth of $400 Million is Nicholson, an American Actor, Producer, and director in the Hollywood industry for the past six decades.

Throughout the course of his career, Nicholson has starred in blockbuster movies like Chinatown, The Bucket List, and The Departed.

One of his most iconic characters is ‘Joker,’ in the movie Batman. He played a flawless role.

He is the most nominated person in the academy awards. Jack was nominated 12 times throughout his career.

9. Amitabh Bachan

Amitabh Bachan is literally the most popular and iconic actor in the Bollywood industry and has been on the scene for over 50 years. Over the years, he has totaled a net worth of $400 Million.

Bachan is treated like a god in some parts of India, and his fans range from older people to youngsters.

Big B has acted in iconic Indian movies like Sholay, Don, and Sooryavansam. Bachan has appeared in around 218 movies, and currently, he charges about 20 Crore Indian Rupees per movie.

8. Adam Sandler

Raising the stakes and entering the list with the total net worth of $420 Million is Adam Sandler.

Adam Sandler is an American actor, singer, and comedian. He started his career by appearing in Saturday Night Live cast member around the early 1990s and soon moved to the big screen.

After a successful transition to the Hollywood industry, he starred in movies like 50 First Dates, Click, and Anger Management.

Moreover, he reportedly gets paid around $20 Million per movie, and his highest-grossing movie series is The Hotel Transylvania series. It grossed about $1 Billion worldwide.

7. Mel Gibson

Gibson is an American Actor, Director, and Writer who has a net worth of $425 Million and is widely known for his famous role in the movie Mad Max.

He used to be a troublemaker and always found himself in controversies in his early career, but that consequently changed, and later around the peak of his career, he made around $25 Million per movie.

Gibson is also popular for producing, directing, and starring in his own movies. His most successful self-produced, directed, and starred movie is Braveheart which grossed about $213.2 million.

6. Robert De Niro

Rober De Niro, a name we have all heard, is an American actor, producer, and director who is rather popular for portraying strange and violent characters. He has amassed a total of $500 million on his net worth charts.

De Niro has appeared in movies like the Godfather series, which grossed about $400 Million.

Around the peak of his career, he was paid around $35,000. You might think that way less, right? But at that time, that was the highest salary for any actor.

His directed movies have grossed about a total of $1 Billion. Besides movies, De Niro is also a businessman who owns restaurants and companies all around the world.

5. George Clooney

Another half billionaire on our list is George Clooney, an American actor, Philanthropist, and producer with a net worth of $500 Million.

He has won the academy award twice and the golden globe award four times.

He rose to fame from his Oceans 11 and then made blockbusters like The Midnight Sky and The descendants.

Clooney has also been in the real estate business for a long time and owns various properties worldwide.

4. Tom Cruise

I am pretty sure this was the one name we all knew would be on this list.

Tom Cruise is an American actor and Producer who is popular worldwide for his role as Ethan Hunt in the Misson Impossible Franchise.

Tom has amassed a total net worth of $570 Million.

Cruise also a producer for the mission impossible movie and earned about $70 Million in the first movie and followed it up with a $100 Million payday in the second movie.

Tom is well known for his risk-taking abilities, and he also does insane scenes in movies like jumping off the Burj Khalifa in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.

3. Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian Actor, producer, and screenwriter with a net worth of $600 Million.

He is widely popular in India by the name of King Khan due to his extremely heart-touching performances.

He has starred in Bollywood blockbusters like Chennai Express, DDLJ, Mohobettei, and Om Shanti Om.

All his movies are full house, and he makes around 100 Crores Indian rupees per movie.

Moreover, he is endorsed by big companies like Dish TV, Kent, etc.

2. Jerry Seinfield

Jerry Seinfield, an American actor, standup comedian, and producer, has a net worth of $950 Million.

Seinfield made it to the second position on this list due to his sheer creativity and extremely humorous personality.

He started his career by starring in his own sitcom series named sitcom Seinfeld, where he used to play an imaginary version of himself. After its success, he starred in movies like Comedian, Bee movie, etc.

Seinfield also does standup comedies and sells out whole arenas.

1. Tyler Perry

At number one, our list is Tyler Perry, with a staggering net worth of 1 Billion dollars.

Tyler Perry is an actor, producer, and screenwriter popular for making extremely low-budget movies but having wild success.

Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry

Back in 2011, he was the highest-paid entertainer, and after a whole decade, he has not fallen behind. He is number one among the richest actors in the world.

Perry has starred in popular movies like Daddy’s Little Girls and Madea Goes to Jail.

To date, Perry’s movies have grossed about $1 Billion.

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