Our fascination with films, film actors and their personal life has always been cause for attention. Movie actors have been the centre of our conversations, from fashion trends to makeup brands, we have followed and copied their styles in every way possible.
But these celebs not only hand out content to keep us buys, watching their reel or real lives, they also attract great attention and publicity as global influencers – advertisements, brand endorsements and shoutouts are but a part of who they are. But very few make it to the top – the coveted echelons of fame and fortune that many struggle hard to reach, and those who do – oh well, it’s payback and that comes with high returns, and why not! Here we give you the list of the top ten richest actors in the world.
1. Jerry Seinfeld
This American actor, producer, comedian and writer holds the title of the richest actor in the world. He owes this rank to the sitcom ‘Seinfeld’, which was the most popular and profitable show in the history of television. His movies include Dumb and Dumber, The Hangover, It Could Happen to You and many more and his net worth accumulates to $1 Billion. He has been awarded the Golden Globe Award for best actor, Shorty Award for the best web series, etc.
2. Tyler Perry
According to Forbes Tyler Perry is the richest American actor, writer, producer and director. His earnings went up to a gross total of $1 Billion. He is known for his movies, stage plays and television shows and the portrayal of an old woman called ‘Madea’. Moreover, his top movies are Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, Gone Girl etc.
3. Dwayne Johnson
Popularly known as the Rock, Dwayne Johnson is an American actor, professional wrestler, businessman and producer. His popularity with WWE made him the greatest wrestler of all time and his acting skills brought him to the list of the richest actors. Thus, The Rock’s net worth is $800 million and starred in movies like Scorpion King, Jumanji, San Andreas, Red Notice, Baywatch etc
4. Shahrukh Khan
The ‘King Khan’ of Bollywood is an Indian superstar. His romantic roles and larger-than-life characters have won millions of hearts around the world. His estimated net worth is $770 million and he’s just entered the list of the richest actors in the world. his late movie was released almost 5 years ago. Over the career span of his 20 + years, he has been awarded numerous times and received the highest national laurels as well. So, he’s famous for his iconic roles in Dilwale Dulhaniya Lejainge, Darr, Bazigar, My Name is Khan, Kal Ho Na Ho, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, etc
5. Tom Cruise
The heartthrob of millions of women around the world, Tom Cruise’s popularity is as huge as his net worth, which is estimated to be $620 million. Tom Cruise has received three Golden Globe Awards and nominated for Academy Awards thrice. Thus, his top movies includes; Top Gun, Mission Impossible Series, Edge of Tomorrow, The Mummy, Minority Report etc.
6. Jackie Chan
This Chinese actor is known as one of the biggest action stars in the world. Jackie Chan is not only an actor but a martial artist, director, filmmaker, director and stunt performer. Hence, his role as Bruce Lee in the film Fist of Fury is still appreciated and made him one of the greatest actors of all time. Having a net worth of $520 Million, Jackie Chan is considered to be a legend. His movie Rush Hour with Chris Tucker is one the most watched movies.
7. George Clooney
The American actor and filmmaker George Clooney is also known for this political and social activism. his net worth is estimated to be around $500 Million. His movies Oceans 11, The Descendants, Three Kings, and Syriana are amongst his well-known movies. George Clooney is a multi-award winner including, 2 Academy Awards, 4 Golden Globe Awards and 1 British Academy Film Award and has also served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace.
8. Arnold Schwarzenegger
The Terminator was already a millionaire before the became a household name. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been a successful actor, producer and bodybuilder. He also served as the 38th Governor of California between 2003 and 2011. Thus, his net worth is estimated to be $450 million and the entered the list of 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2004.
9. Kevin Hart
The Stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Hart, has a net worth of $450 Million. He has appeared in numerous comedy movies such as Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, Think Like a Man, etc. Kevin also made it to the list of 100 most influential people by Time /magazine in 2015. However, for his comic roles, he has won Teen Choice Awards, MTV movie arads, People’s Choice Awards etc.
10. Sylvester Stallone
The Rocky of the ‘Rocky series’, Sylvester Stallone is an American actor, screenwriter and filmmaker. He struggled for years in the film industry and earned his name as an actor for his movie The Lords Of Flatbush. His commercial and critical success is the Rocky series which is still considered as an iconic role in the film industry. Moreover, Stallone has earned 2 academy awards and has a net worth of $400 Million.
The list of the richest doesn’t end here. There is an unending list of the richest actors and celebrities in the world ranging from top 10 to top 50!
Disclaimer: The 10 richest actors list has been sourced from various online resources and might vary slightly in ranking depending upon respective parameters used by sources. This data is also very time sensitive and subject to change.