The 50 Richest Actors in the World

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Who are the richest actors in the world?

From iconic action stars to celebrated Oscar-winning performers, these world-renowned actors have impressive filmographies that have helped them earn their vast wealth.

This article covers the television shows and films that made them famous, as well as the entrepreneurial ventures that led to further financial success.

 

The Top 50 Richest Actors in the World

We’ve covered the award-winning movies, box office hits, and entrepreneurial successes that have helped these actors achieve their impressive net worth.

Here’s our list of the top 50 richest actors in the world:

 

50. Ray Romano

Richest Actors - Ray Romano

Net Worth: $200 Million

Standup comedian and actor Ray Romano has enjoyed a prolific career in movies and television shows, best known as Ray Carbone in the series, Everybody Loves Raymond.

His movie roles include The Irishman, The Big Sick, and recurring voice acting duties for the Ice Age animated movie franchise.

Throughout his career, he’s been nominated for and given various awards, including People’s Choice and Emmy Awards for Lead Actor in a comedy series for his performance in Everybody Loves Raymond.

As of December 2022, Ray Romano’s net worth is estimated to be $200 Million.

 

49. Alain Delon

Richest Actors - Alain Delon

Net Worth: $200 Million

Icon of French cinema Alain Delon has appeared in dozens of movies throughout his illustrious acting career, winning numerous awards along the way.

Le Samourai, The Leopard, and Le Cercle Rouge all helped to make Delon an internationally-recognized star and one of the highest-paid actors in France.

His impressive net worth of $200 Million was enhanced by his business interests which included promoting boxing matches as well as jewelry and accessories.

As of December 2022, Alain Delon’s net worth is estimated to be $200 Million.

 

48. Vin Diesel

Richest Actors - Vin Diesel

Net Worth: $225 Million

Mark Sinclair, known professionally as Vin Diesel, has established himself as one of Hollywood’s leading action stars, with a string of blockbusters to his name.

Following an appearance in Saving Private Ryan directed by one of the richest directors in the world, Steven Spielberg, Diesel hit the big time with the Fast and Furious movie franchise.

Vin Diesel’s net worth of $225 Million has been expanded thanks to additional work in television. as well as providing voices for video games.

As of December 2022, Vin Diesel’s net worth is estimated to be $225 Million.

 

47. Akshay Kumar

Richest Actors - Akshay Kumar

Net Worth: $240 Million

Indian actor Akshay Kumar has established himself as the leading actor in Hindi cinema, leading the Khiladi film series and amassing a personal fortune of $240 million.

Working in a range of genres, this versatility has helped him become the highest-paid actor in Bollywood.

Various brand endorsements and live performances have helped catapult his net worth to what it is today.

As of December 2022, Akshay Kumar’s net worth is estimated to be $240 Million, placing him at 47th on our list of the richest actors.

 

46. Samuel L Jackson

Richest Actors - Samuel L. Jackson

Net Worth: $250 Million

After appearing in Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino, Samuel L. Jackson’s rise to fame kicked off in earnest.

Along with several further collaborations with Tarantino, Jackson has appeared in films such as Unbreakable, Star Wars, and Snakes On A Plane.

His movies combined have earned over $27 billion, and Samuel L. Jackson’s net worth has reached an impressive $250 Million.

As of December 2022, Samuel L. Jackson’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

45. Nicole Kidman

Richest Actresses - Nicole Kidman

Net Worth: $250 Million

American/Australian actress Nicole Kidman is a multi-award-winning movie star whose acting career includes hits such as Eyes Wide Shut, To Die For, and Moulin Rouge.

As well as ranking as the highest-paid actress on several occasions, she’s known for her charitable work to raise money for disadvantaged children around the world.

Movie fees and endorsements for brands including some of the most expensive handbags in the world have helped Nicole Kidman’s net worth reach $250 Million.

As of December 2022, Nicole Kidman’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

44. Sandra Bullock

Richest Actresses in the World - Sandra Bullock

Net Worth: $250 Million

Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock has starred in multiple chart-topping movies throughout her career, spanning genres including comedy, science fiction, and drama.

She established herself as a great comedic actress in movies such as Miss Congeniality, The Heat, and The Blind Side, before switching to action films such as Speed.

In addition to her many movie appearances, Bullock has worked as a producer through her production company, Fortis Films.

As of December 2022, Sandra Bullock’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

43. Morgan Freeman

Richest Actors in the World - Morgan Freeman

Net Worth: $250 Million

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman is a veteran actor with decades of experience in the film industry.

Working with top-class directors including David Fincher, Clint Eastwood, and Christopher Nolan, he’s been a household name since his performance in The Shawshank Redemption.

His distinct voice has landed him numerous voice-over roles for documentaries, adding to his range as a consummate actor.

As of December 2022, Morgan Freeman’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

42. Michelle Pfeiffer

Richest Actresses - Michelle Pfeiffer

Net Worth: $250 Million

Working throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Michelle Pfeiffer appeared in critically acclaimed films including Dangerous Liaisons, The Witches of Eastwick, and Batman Returns.

One of Hollywood’s most beautiful actresses, she’s earned considerable amounts working as a model and representative for the leading fashion houses.

As well as serving as the face of Giorgio Armani, she’s recognized for her charitable work for the American Cancer Society.

As of December 2022, Michelle Pfeiffer’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

41. Kevin Costner

Richest Actors - Kevin Costner

Net Worth: $250 Million

At the peak of his movie career, Kevin Costner was a one-man movie production company, writing, directing, and starring in several box office hits.

Dances With Wolves earned him numerous awards while leading roles in The Bodyguard and Field of Dreams transformed him into a heartthrob.

Investments in machinery for the oil industry have further boosted his estimated net worth, and Costner also owns a casino in Deadwood.

As of December 2022, Kevin Costner’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

40. Julia Roberts

Richest Actresses - Julia Roberts

Net Worth: $250 Million

Capable of transitioning from hard-hitting thrillers to romantic comedies, Julia Roberts is a leading actress and one of Hollywood’s most bankable actors.

The recipient of an Academy Award for her performance in Erin Brockovich, Roberts earned much of her wealth during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Endorsements and her own production company, Red Om Films, have helped increase Julia Roberts’ net worth to $250 Million.

As of December 2022, Julia Roberts’ net worth is estimated to be $250 Million, placing her at 40th on this list of richest actors.

 

39. Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Richest Actresses - Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Net Worth: $250 Million

Julia Louis-Dreyfus cut her acting teeth working in television, appearing in shows including Saturday Night Live and working with Jerry Seinfeld on his self-titled sitcom, before moving into cinema production.

After a few movie roles, Louis-Dreyfus returned to television productions and found further success in series including 30 Rock and Veep.

She is descended from a rich shipping family who was intimately linked to the French elites, an inheritance that contributes to her impressive net worth.

As of December 2022, Julia Louis Dreyfus’ net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

38. John Travolta

Richest Actors - John Travolta

Net Worth: $250 Million

John Travolta’s career is one of two distinct parts, beginning with his success with Saturday Night Fever, then picking up in the mid-1990s with his comeback performance in Pulp Fiction.

These successes have helped John Travolta’s net worth reach the $250 Million mark, along with other box office hits, including Broken Arrow, Face/Off, and Phenomenon.

Known as a member of Scientology, Travolta’s also a keen aviator, owning four aircraft, including the most expensive private jets in the world and a Boeing 707.

As of December 2022, John Travolta’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

37. Jet Li

Richest Actors - Jet Li

Net Worth: $250 Million

Hong Kong action movie star Jet Li burst onto the scene in the 1990s and was instantly hailed as the successor to legendary the Jackie Chan.

After huge success with the Once Upon a Time in China trilogy, Li moved to Hollywood and continued a successful career with movies including The One and The Expendables.

He’s had a large influence on the martial arts community throughout his career, promoting Wushu around the world.

As of December 2022, Jet Li’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

36. Jessica Biel

Richest Actresses - Jessica Biel

Net Worth: $250 Million

Jessica Claire Timberlake, who goes by the stage and screen name Jessica Biel, is an American actress and model who is one of the richest celebrity couples in the world through her relationship with Justin Timberlake.

Singing and modeling in her early years paved the way for a career in Hollywood, rising to prominence in the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in 2003.

Combining independent movies with mainstream releases, Biel has received various awards and nominations, including an Outstanding Achievement award for her role in The Illusionist.

As of December 2022, Jessica Biel’s net worth is estimated to be $250 Million.

 

35. Bruce Willis

Richest Actors - Bruce Willis

Net Worth: $250 Million

Bruce Willis surprised critics and audiences alike when he went from the romantic comedy TV series Moonlighting to a starring role in the action blockbuster Die Hard.

The latter role paved the way for a career as one of America’s most iconic action stars, inflating Bruce Willis’s net worth to $250 Million.

While Willis’s health began to decline in 2020, he remains active as an actor and has appeared in over a dozen films in 2021, and 2022.

As of December 2022, Bruce Willis’ net worth is estimated to be $250 Million, placing him at 35th on our list of richest actors.

 

34. Salman Khan

Richest Actors - Salman Khan

Net Worth: $260 Million

Indian actor, film producer, and television star Salman Khan has been working in Bollywood for thirty years, starring in dozens of hit movies.

His television work includes ongoing shows including Big Boss and Nach Baliye, and music video appearances have enhanced his public reputation throughout India.

He’s also endorsed a wide range of brands, from Hero Honda bikes and Campa Cola to Moutain Dew and Pepsi.

As of December 2022, Salman Khan’s net worth is estimated to be $260 Million.

 

33. Leonardo DiCaprio

Richest Actors - Leonardo DiCaprio

Net Worth: $260 Million

Following a string of well-received performances for his work in indy movies, Leonardo DiCaprio hit the rich list following his starring role in James Cameron’s Titanic.

Collaborations with James Cameron, Martin Scorsese and other high-profile directors including Christopher Nolan helped boost Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth to a cool $260 Million. 

Much of this wealth is due to the fact DiCaprio often produces his movie through his successful production company, Appian Way Productions.

As of December 2022, Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth is estimated to be $260 Million.

 

32. Denzel Washington

Richest Actors - Denzel Washington

Net Worth: $280 Million

American actor and producer, Denzel Washington, has been performing on stage and screen for several decades, winning the Academy Award for acting on two occasions.

Capable of switching between complex biopics such as Malcolm X, to gritty crime thrillers including Man On Fire and Training Day directed by Tony Scott, brother of Ridley Scott, Washington is an actor with exceptional range.

More recently, Washington has focused on his theater roles, as well as moving into film direction with the movie Fences.

As of December 2022, Denzel Washington’s net worth is estimated to be $280 Million.

 

31. Robert Downey Jr

Richest Actors - Robert Downey Jr

Net Worth: $300 Million

American actor Robert Downey Jr’s net worth of $300 Million has been largely influenced by his deal with Marvel Studios and the role of Iron Man.

Before he struck the big time with Marvel, Downey Jr was known for his breakthrough role in the classic 1980s comedy, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

His status as one of the richest actors in the world has been elevated with his leading role in the Sherlock Holmes movies co-starring Jude Law, which were also huge hits at the box office.

As of December 2022, Robert Downey Jr’s net worth is estimated to be $300 Million.

 

30. Harrison Ford

Richest Actors - Harrison Ford

Net Worth: $300 Million

After working as a carpenter, Harrison Ford’s unexpected rise to fame came after he was cast as Han Solo in the original Star Wars movies.

His role as Indiana Jones cemented Ford as the go-to choice for action movie leading man, with his later career characterized by his transition to a series of political thrillers.

With his movies collectively grossing nearly $10 billion worldwide, including some of the highest-grossing movies of all time, Harrison Ford is the seventh-highest paid actor in America.

As of December 2022, Harrison Ford’s net worth is estimated to be $300 Million.

 

29. Edward Norton

Richest Actors - Edward Norton

Net Worth: $300 Million

Known for his commitment to getting fully into character for his roles, Edward Norton has achieved recognition as one of America’s finest actors.

An Academy Award win for Primal Fear in 1996 gained him international recognition, while his performance in David Fincher’s Fight Club pushed him further into the spotlight.

Notoriously difficult to work with on account of his perfectionism, Edward Norton often chooses diverse projects, as well as frequently collaborating with Wes Anderson.

As of December 2022, Edward Norton’s net worth is estimated to be $300 Million, placing him as the 29th richest actor in the world.

 

28. Brad Pitt

Richest Actors - Brad Pitt

Net Worth: $300 Million

Academy Award-winning actor Brad Pitt rose to fame with the thriller Seven and the science fiction film Twelve Monkeys, both of which were released in 1995.

The Ocean trilogy significantly boosted Brad Pitt’s net worth, with more recent movies such as Once Upon A Time In Hollywood further enhancing his profile.

Recognized around the world, he’s been on the top spot of numerous Celebrity of the Year polls, with his marriage to Angelina Jolie adding to his star power.

As of December 2022, Brad Pitt’s net worth is estimated to be $300 Million.

 

27. Jennifer Aniston

Richest Actresses - Jennifer Aniston

Net Worth: $320 Million

Jennifer Aniston became a household name after appearing in the hit television show, Friends, which is one of the most popular sitcoms ever made.

Her movie appearances include low-budget comedies such as Office Space, as well as more mainstream releases including Horrible Bosses and Bruce Almighty.

Topping the Celebrity 100 list in 2003, Aniston remains one of the world’s most bankable actors, with a net worth of $320 Million.

As of December 2022, Jennifer Aniston’s net worth is estimated to be $320 Million.

 

26. Will Smith

Richest Actors - Will Smith

Net Worth: $350 Million

Like Jennifer Aniston, Will Smith became a household name thanks to a hit TV series, appearing in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air from 1990 to 1996.

An astute comedy actor, Will Smith reinvented himself as an action star throughout the 1990s with appearances in films including Bad Boys with Martin Lawrence, Enemy of the State, and the Men In Black series.

With various business ventures to his name and more movie projects in the pipeline, Will Smith remains one of the highest-paid actors in the world to this day.

As of December 2022, Will Smith’s net worth is estimated to be $350 Million, making him the 26th richest actor worldwide.

 

25. Victoria Principal

Richest Actors - Victoria Principal

Net Worth: $400 Million

Vicki Ree Principal, popularly known as Victoria Principal, is one of the richest actresses in the world, as well as a producer, and entrepreneur with a net worth of $400 Million.

Her biggest claim to fame in media is her long-running appearance in the soap opera Dallas, with other performances in television and smaller movies to her credit.

Her wealth is mainly from her entrepreneurial success selling skincare products, as well as her work as an author and television producer. 

As of December 2022, Victoria Principal’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

24. Michael Douglas

Richest Actors - Michael Douglas

Net Worth: $350 Million

Hailing from a family of actors, Michael Douglas went on to become one of America’s most celebrated stars and recipient of numerous awards throughout his career.

His films from the late 80s to early 90s included The War of the Roses, Basic Instinct, and Romancing the Stone, vastly increasing his acting fees.

Douglas remains active to this day, having appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the character Hank Pym in the Ant-Man movies.

As of December 2022, Michael Douglas’ net worth is estimated to be $350 Million.

 

23. Clint Eastwood

Richest Actors - Clint Eastwood

Net Worth: $375 Million

Clint Eastwood followed up his role in the television series Rawhide with a string of exceptional spaghetti Westerns, including The Man With No Name trilogy directed by Sergio Leone.

With the Dirty Harry movies securing his place on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, his later career saw him move into film directing.

Unforgiven, The Million Dollar Baby, and Gran Turismo all earned Eastwood critical and audience praise as a true icon of Hollywood.

As of December 2022, Clint Eastwood’s net worth is estimated to be $375 Million.

 

22. Keanu Reeves

Richest Actors - Keanu Reeves

Net Worth: $380 Million

Canadian-born actor Keanu Reeves enjoyed his breakthrough role in the Bill & Ted movies, before reinventing himself as an action hero with the 1994 movie, Speed.

The release of The Matrix catapulted Keanu Reeves’ net worth and made him one of the richest actors in the world, with two sequels earning him a vast sum of money.

One of Hollywood’s highest-paid and richest actors, Reeves is known for living a humble life and spent his earnings for the Matrix sequels on some of the most expensive motorbikes in the world for the film’s crew.

As of December 2022, Keanu Reeve’s net worth is estimated to be $380 Million.

 

21. Tom Hanks

Richest Actors - Tom Hanks

Net Worth: $400 Million

American actor Tom Hanks has a well-established career spanning decades, beginning with his early roles in his 80s comedies such as Big and Splash.

More serious award-winning roles in Saving Private Ryan and Philadelphia helped push Tom Hanks’ net worth into the hundreds of millions, and today he’s worth $400 million.

As well as regular appearances in movies by Steven Spielberg, Hanks has become a household name thanks to his voice acting for Woody in the Toy Story movie series.

As of December 2022, Tom Hanks’ net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

20. Sylvester Stallone

Richest Actors - Sylvester Stallone

Net Worth: $400 Million

One of the most iconic action stars of the 1980s and 1990s, Sylvester Stallone is famous for his roles in Rocky, Rambo, and with Jason Statham in the Expendables movie franchises.

Movies such as Demolition Man, which featured a breakthrough performance from Sandra Bullock, have earned him a reputation as a star capable of versatility.

Unlike many of his contemporaries, Stallone is also adept behind the camera, winning praise for his directing of the movie Cop Land in 1997.

As of December 2022, Sylvester Stallone’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

19. Mark Wahlberg

Richest Actors - Mark Wahlberg

Net Worth: $400 Million

Mark Wahlberg began his career in entertainment under the name Marky Mark, performing in the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.

His post-music career saw him enter Hollywood movies including Planet of the Apes and the remake of The Italian Job.

Much of his impressive $400 Million net worth came thanks to his regular appearances in the Transformers franchise, which have earned billions of dollars worldwide.

As of December 2022, Mark Wahlberg’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

18. Jennifer Lopez

Richest Actresses - Jennifer Lopez

Net Worth: $400 Million

Like Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Lopez’s career began as a singer, and has collaborated with some of the richest rockstars in the world in this capacity.

Her movie appearances began in the 1990s with roles in Anaconda, Out of Sight, and The Cell raising her public profile and overall net worth.

Lopez continues to tour performing her music, with recent movies including Marry Me and The Mother maintaining her on-screen presence.

As of December 2022, Jennifer Lopez’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

17. Jackie Chan

Richest Actors - Jackie Chan

Net Worth: $400 Million

Jackie Chan’s net worth of $400 million has been earned throughout a long and illustrious career, beginning with his breakthrough role in Drunken Master in the late 1970s.

A stunning run of acclaimed Hong Kong action movies followed, many of which featured Chan behind the camera playing the role of director.

A switch to Hollywood with the smash hit Rush Hour helped cement Jackie Chan as one of the most famous actors of all time, and he even has one of the most expensive yachts in the world named after him.

As of December 2022, Jackie Chan’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million, which easily gives him a slot on our list of the richest actors in the world.

 

16. Jack Nicholson

Richest Actors - Jack Nicholson

Net Worth: $400 Million

Jack Nicholson is another legendary actor with a career spanning multiple decades, first rising to prominence in films such as One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and The Shining.

The most nominated male in the history of the Academy Awards, Nicholson has worked with directors including Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski.

While Nicholson is officially retired from acting, he was approached to make a guest appearance in Ready Player One but declined the offer.

As of December 2022, Jack Nicholson’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

15. Bill Cosby

Richest Actors - Bill Cosby

Net Worth: $400 Million

Bill Cosby’s rise to fame came with his long-running TV series, The Cosby Show, which dominated the ratings for several years.

One of the highest-paid stand-up comedians of the 1980s, Cosby also sold millions of records as a singer throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

His arrest and conviction for sexual assault in the mid-2010s cast a long shadow over Bill Cosby’s career, with legal cases ongoing.

As of December 2022, Bill Cosby’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

14. Larry David

Richest Actors - Larry David

Net Worth: $400 Million

Actor, comedian, and television producer Larry David earned his vast net worth through his work on the Seinfeld series, as well as his own series Curb Your Enthusiasm.

With a background in standup comedy and experience on Saturday Night Live, David is one of the most accomplished comedians working today.

Much of David’s huge net worth of $400 Million is thanks to his distribution deals for Seinfeld, which have earned him millions in syndication rights.

As of December 2022, Larry David’s net worth is estimated to be $400 Million.

 

13. Adam Sandler

Richest Actors - Adam Sandler

Net Worth: $420 Million

A prolific comedian and actor with many film credits to his name, Adam Sandler has starred in numerous number-one hit films throughout his career.

His movie credits include the Grown-Ups franchise, Jack and Jill, and Happy Gilmore, regularly appearing alongside comedians such as Kevin James and David Spade.

More serious roles in films such as Punch Drunk Love and Uncut Gems have solidified his reputation as a versatile actor capable of delivering strong, dramatic performances.

As of December 2022, Adam Sandler’s net worth is estimated to be $420 Million.

 

12. Mel Gibson

Richest Actors - Mel Gibson

Net Worth: $425 Million

Australian-born actor Mel Gibson hit the international spotlight after appearing in the titular role in the Mad Max movies of the late 70s and 1980s.

His transition to Hollywood saw Mel Gibson’s net worth skyrocket, becoming one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors in movies such as the Lethal Weapon series and Braveheart.

Significant investments in property and other entrepreneurial ventures have helped keep Gibson at the top of the rich list.

As of December 2022, Mel Gibson’s net worth is estimated to be $425 Million.

 

11. Ryan Seacrest

Net Worth: $450 Million

Media personality, producer, and actor Ryan Seacrest has earned his vast net worth primarily as a television host and producer.

His credits include American Idol and Live With Kelly and Ryan, both of which have earned him millions of dollars through multi-year deals.

Television production credits and his investment in the Typo Keyboard have paid off for Seacrest, bringing his net worth up to $450 Million.

As of December 2022, Ryan Seacrest’s net worth is estimated to be $450 Million.

 

10. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Richest Actors - Arnold Schwarzenegger

Net Worth: $450 Million

One of the richest bodybuilders in the world, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s net worth has come from a long list of Hollywood action movies, with The Terminator franchise contributing significantly to his total earnings.

Predator Total Recall and True Lies have helped push Arnold Schwarzenegger’s net worth to $450 Million, boosted by multiple business ventures throughout his life.

In addition to his many movie roles, Schwarzenegger has invested in bodybuilding products and through hosting the Arnold Strongman Classic awards each year.

As of December 2022, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s net worth is estimated to be $450 Million.

 

9. Kevin Hart

Richest Actors - Kevin Hart

Net Worth: $450 Million

Kevin Hart has appeared in many hit movies, as well as earned millions through his popular live comedy tours.

His movie roles include The 40-Year Old Virgin, Ride Along, and Little Fockers, with the combined box office gross for his filmography in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

This income has allowed Hart to live a lavish lifestyle, with the star owning some of the most expensive sports cars in the world, including a Ferrari 488 and a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda.

As of December 2022, Kevin Hart’s net worth is estimated to be $450 Million.

 

8. Robert De Niro

Richest Actors - Robert De Niro

Net Worth: $500 Million

Robert De Niro was a leading light of America’s New Wave of cinema in the 1970s, appearing in celebrated movies including Mean Streets and Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese.

His starring role in Scorsese’s Raging Bull solidified his reputation as one of America’s finest method actors, leading to a run of award-winning performances over the following years.

A leading role in Scorsese’s The Irishman further enhanced Robert De Niro’s net worth, securing his reputation as an actor with a dynamic screen presence even in his 70s.

In 1989, De Niro co-founded the hugely successful production company TriBeCa Productions, and the actor owns several top restaurants around the world.

As of December 2022, Robert De Niro’s net worth is estimated to be $500 Million, making him one of the richest actors of all time.

 

7. George Clooney

Richest Actors - George Clooney

Net Worth: $500 Million

American actor George Clooney got his break with the TV series ER before moving into Hollywood movies, taking the lead role in the Gulf War satire, Three Kings.

He hit the headlines with his roles in From Dusk Till Dawn and Out of Sight with Jennifer Lopez, followed by the Ocean’s movie series which earned hundreds of millions around the globe.

Clooney is also a celebrated movie director, his films Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, The Monuments Men, Good Night, and Good Luck all won him praise for his direction.

Widely respected for his humanitarian work, Clooney works with multiple charities, including as co-founder of the Enough Project.

As of December 2022, George Clooney’s net worth is estimated to be $500 Million.

 

6. Tom Cruise

Richest Actors - Tom Cruise

Net Worth: $600 Million

Tom Cruise became an international movie star in the 1980s with his hit films Risky Business and Top Gun.

His 1989 film, Born on the Fourth of July, earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, cementing his reputation as a serious actor with box office clout.

More recently, his starring roles in the Mission: Impossible franchise have helped propel Tom Cruise’s net worth to $600 Million, making him one of the richest actors in the world.

As of December 2022, Tom Cruise’s net worth is estimated to be $600 Million.

 

5. Shah Rukh Khan

Richest Actors - Shah Rukh Khan

Net Worth: $600 Million

Known as the “King of Bollywood”, Shah Rukh Kahn has appeared in more than 80 films since his career began, earning a variety of accolades including 14 Filmfare Awards.

With a string of television shows to his name and a range of endorsements, Khan’s net worth has reached an astounding $600 Million.

Capable of playing everything from rom-com roles and more challenging performances in critically acclaimed movies, Kahn is one of Bollywood’s most iconic actors.

As of December 2022, Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth is estimated to be $600 Million.

 

4. Dwayne Johnson

Richest Actors - Dwayne Johnson

Net Worth: $800 Million

Dwayne Johnson is a wrestler-turned-actor who has appeared in many blockbuster movies, including Skyscraper, San Andreas, and the Fast & Furious franchise.

Known for his impressive physique and strong screen presence, he’s one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood working today, which has put him high up on the list of richest actors in the world.

In addition to his acting roles, Johnson has made a great deal of money through his brand of tequila, Teremana Tequila, selling hundreds of thousands of units worldwide.

As of December 2022, Dwayne Johnson’s net worth is estimated to be $800 Million.

 

3. Jerry Seinfeld

Richest Actors - Jerry Seinfeld

Net Worth: $950 Million

One of the richest comedians in the world, Jerry Seinfeld is best known for playing a version of himself in the hit comedy series, Seinfeld, which ran for over a decade as one of the highest-rated television shows of all time.

He’s also appeared as a guest star on numerous other shows, including The Larry Sanders Show and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Committed to various charities, he established the Seinfeld Family Foundation to help children with their health and education.

As of December 2022, Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth is estimated to be $950 Million.

 

2. Brock Pierce

Richest Actors - Brock Pierce

Net Worth: $2 Billion

Brock Pierce enjoyed a successful acting career as a child actor in the 1990s, appearing in such films as The Mighty Ducks, Little Big League, and Problem Child 3.

His immense net worth of $2 Billion came not from his acting career, but from his partnership with the Digital Entertainment Network, followed by the Internet Gaming Entertainment company.

With an extensive real estate portfolio to his name, Brock Pierce is a film actor turned entrepreneur who has even run for President of the United States.

As of December 2022, Brock Pierce’s net worth is estimated to be $2 Billion.

 

1. Jami Gertz

Richest Actresses - Jami Gertz

Net Worth: $3 Billion

Jami Gertz is an American actress who came to prominence in the 1980s, with the film The Lost Boys giving her widespread attention and paving the way for future movie roles.

By the mid-1990s, Gertz had moved away from appearing in movies, focusing on a range of business deals and investment opportunities.

However, the majority of her net worth is derived from her marriage to Tony Ressler, an American billionaire.

Now ranked as the richest actor in the world, Jami Gertz returned to acting after a ten-year hiatus, appearing in the 2022 movie I Want You Back.

As of December 2022, Jami Gertz’s net worth is estimated to be $3 Billion.

 

Summary

That concludes this comprehensive guide to the richest actors in the world, exploring the movies, awards, and business ventures that helped them earn their fortune.

As the net worth of these actors continues to change over time, we’ll update this article to include the most accurate information, so be sure to check back.

Here’s a quick recap of the top 50 richest actors in the world:

    1. Jami Gertz
    2. Brock Pierce
    3. Jerry Seinfeld
    4. Dwayne Johnson
    5. Shahrukh Khan
    6. Tom Cruise
    7. George Clooney
    8. Robert De Niro
    9. Kevin Hart
    10. Arnold Schwarzenegger
    11. Ryan Seacrest
    12. Mel Gibson
    13. Adam Sandler
    14. Larry David
    15. Bill Cosby
    16. Jack Nicholson
    17. Jackie Chan
    18. Jennifer Lopez
    19. Mark Wahlberg
    20. Sylvester Stallone
    21. Tom Hanks
    22. Keanu Reeves
    23. Clint Eastwood
    24. Michael Douglas
    25. Victoria Principal
    26. Will Smith
    27. Jennifer Aniston
    28. Brad Pitt
    29. Edward Norton
    30. Harrison Ford
    31. Robert Downey Jr
    32. Denzel Washington
    33. Leonardo DiCaprio
    34. Salman Khan
    35. Bruce Willis
    36. Jessica Biel
    37. Jet Li
    38. John Travolta
    39. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    40. Julia Roberts
    41. Kevin Costner
    42. Michelle Pfeiffer
    43. Morgan Freeman
    44. Sandra Bullock
    45. Nicole Kidman
    46. Samuel L Jackson
    47. Akshay Kumar
    48. Vin Diesel
    49. Alain Delon
    50. Ray Romano

How many of these actors did you think would appear on the list of the top 50 richest actors in the world? Leave a comment below.

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36 COMMENTS

  1. Tom cruise, that guy he impress every living things and I know he will be number one in the coming years

  2. Sad that there is only two women on this list… blows my mind that some of the greats like Meryl Streep is only worth 90 million and Cate Blanchett is only worth 85 million… for people who don’t believe there is much of a wage gap… there you have it!

    • They are from Indian cinema dear. Read once about Shahrukh Khan, you will be impressed for sure. I never saw anyone did this much struggle and most importantly he himself predicted that “I will own the film industry” even in his early days of film career.

  3. I know Jerry Seinfeld is a comedian, but isn’t he also an actor? 950 million, odds are he might touch the big tonne before he reaches 70!

  4. Haha I wish I had the personality to make money but I’m lucky enough to retire on $1900.00 a month. At least I can feed my cat “Panther”. 😊

  5. Unbelievable that Americans will pay thousands of dollars for entertainment, while watching millions of Americans living on the streets hungry. And, other professional like Doctors and nurses work their butts off, save lives, and they barely make anything. What’s wrong with this picture Americans!!!!!

  6. I did not know that about Jamie Gertz!! That is so awesome!! Her, Meredith Salinger and Winona Ryder are some of my favorite actresses from the 80’s!! Jamie went from playing a girl named Star on The Lost Boys to the number 1 highest grossing Star!!🎈🎉💐👏👏👏👏👏♥️♥️♥️

  7. So, according to this list, the best way to be a wealthy actor, is to marry a billionaire…

    Not sure that should really be counted, to be fair, when the others have actually made their wealth through acting.

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