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Some of the most popular actors in the world are worth more than a half-billion dollars! We’ve decided to compile a list of the 20 richest actors worldwide, along with their current net worth, and a short bio.
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The Top 20 Richest Actors in the World
Below are the 20 richest actors of all time in the film industry, as of 2018. We’ve used figures from Celebrity Net Worth, Forbes and The Richest to create this compilation.
20. Brad Pitt
Net Worth: $240 Million
Brad Pitt is an American film producer and actor from Oklahoma. We know him for his stunning performances in Seven, Fight Club, Ocean’s Eleven and World War Z. Brad Pitt’s look has inspired countless magazine covers and in the 1990’s he became Hollywood’s hottest face as the “Sexiest Man Alive”.
Throughout his career, his company ‘Plan B’ was behind movies such as ‘Eat, Pray Love’, ‘Kick-Ass’ and ‘Inglourious Basterds’ which earned $320 million at the box office.
In 2018, Brad Pitt’s net worth is $240 Million, making him one of the richest actors of all time.
19. Leonardo DiCaprio
Net Worth: $245 Million
Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer known for his performances in Titanic, Romeo + Juliet, Catch Me If You Can and The Wolf of Wall Street. His leading role in Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet grossed $147.5 million worldwide.
Throughout his career, he has won 11 Golden Globe Awards and six Academy Awards.
In 2018, Leonardo DiCaprio’s net worth is $245 Million, making him one of the richest actors in the world.
“Don’t think for a moment that I’m really like any of the characters I’ve played. I’m not. That’s why it’s called ‘acting’.” – Leonardo DiCaprio
18. Paget Brewster
Net Worth: $245 Million
Paget Brewster is an American actress. She is best recognized for her role in Criminal Minds and on NBC’s Friends. Her performances made her one of the richest actresses in the world.
As of 2018, Paget Brewster’s net worth is estimated to be $245 Million.
17. Scott Speedman
Net Worth: $245 Million
Scott Speedman is a Canadian TV and film actor. He is best recognized for his roles in Felicity and Underworld. During his career, he has received nominations including the Teen Choice Awards for his performance in Underworld.
In 2018, Scott Speedman’s net worth is $245 million dollars.
16. Robert Downey Jr.
Net Worth: $250 million
Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor and singer. He is known for his incredible career as an actor. He has starred worldwide in movies including Iron Man, Sherlock Holmes, and The Avengers. His movies have sold over billions worldwide.
Today Robert Downey Jr. has racked up an impressive net worth of $250 million dollars and is ranked as one of the highest paid actors worldwide.
“I think you end up doing the stuff you were supposed to do at the time you were supposed to do it.” – Robert Downey Jr.
15. Will Smith
Net Worth: $260 Million
Will Smith is an American actor, film producer, and rapper. Smith was a millionaire before he turned 20. We know Will Smith from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Men in Black films. Smith was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for his records breaking three premiers in 24 hours.
Will Smith’s net worth is $260 million as of 2018, which makes him one of the highest paid actors in the movie industry.
“Throughout life, people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.” – Will Smith
14. Mia Wasikowska
Net Worth: $275 million
Mia Wasikowska is an Australian-American actress and known for her performances in Alice in the Wonderland, Maps to the Stars and Crimson Peak. Alice in the Wonderland grossed over $1 billion worldwide.
Mia Wasikowska’s net worth is estimated to be $275 which makes her the second richest actresses in the world, as of 2018. Wasikowska is one of the youngest actresses that gained such net worth.
13. Adam Sandler
Net Worth: $300 million
Adam Sandler is an American actor and film producer, who is sometimes referred to as one of the highest earners in Hollywood. Sandler became popular when one of his movies brought in $271 million at the box office. The movie made it Sandler’s highest grossing movie.
Today, Adam Sandler’s net worth is $300 million, making him one of the richest actor and film producer in Hollywood.
“Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it, chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.” – Adam Sandler
12. Mary-Kate and Ashley
Net Worth: $300 Million
Mary-Kate and Ashley are both American actresses, fashion designers, and businesswomen. They got ranked No.11 by Forbes as the richest women in entertainment. Their franchise has sold a range of official products all over the world.
In 2018, Mary-Kate and Ashley’s net worth is estimated to be $300 million.
11. Micheal Douglas
Net Worth: $300 Million
Micheal Douglas is an American producer and actor from New Jersey. He has become known as one of the biggest shakers and movers in Hollywood. He was one of the most successful producers of the 90’s.
As of this year, Micheal Douglas’ net worth is roughly $300. He is ranked to be the 11th richest actor of all time.
10. Tom Hanks
Net Worth: $350 Million
Tom Hanks is an American producer and actor. We bet everybody loves Tom Hanks, right? And he has the money to prove it.
Hanks has starred in worldwide films including Forrest Gump, Da Vinci Code and Angel and Demons. His voice-over as Woody in Toy Story 3 helped the movie become the highest grossing movie of the year with $1 billion in the box office.
As of 2018, Tom Hanks’ net worth is $350 million.
“Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are.” – Tom Hanks
9. Clint Eastwood
Net Worth: $375 Million
Clint Eastwood is an American director, producer, and actor from San Franciso. He won the Academy Award for the best director and producer for his films including Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004).
Clint Eastwood has built an incredible net worth of $375 million, as of 2018, which makes him ranked the 9th richest actor in the world.
“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” – Clint Eastwood
8. Jackie Chan
Net Worth: $395 Million
Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, producer, and director. He started his career as an actor at the age of five. His amazing performances have gained him an incredible net worth.
As of 2018, Jackie Chan has built a net worth estimated to be roughly $395 million, which makes him ranked at #8 on the list of the richest actors in the world.
“Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.” – Jackie Chan
7. Sylvester Stallone
Net Worth: $400 Million
Sylvester Stallone is an American actor. He created two of the biggest movies of all time that generated nearly $4 billion. Stallone is one of Hollywood’s high paid actors. We all know him from the films including Rocky and Rambo.
Sylvester Stallone’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million as of 2018.
“I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” – Sylvester Stallone
6. Jack Nicholson
Net Worth: $400 Million
Jack Nicholson is an American producer, writer, and actor from New York City. We have known him from the films The Cry Baby Killer, The Raven and The Shining. He has collaborated with some of the best actors of all time.
Nicholson is ranked to be #6 on the list with his amazing net worth of $400 million dollars.
5. Mel Gibson
Net Worth: $425 Million
Mel Gibson is a film director, producer, and actor from New York. He is known for his performances in The Passion of the Christ, We Were Soldiers and Braveheart which he received an Academy Award and Golden Globe for in 1995.
As of 2018, Mel Gibson’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $425 million, putting him on this list of the richest actors in 2018.
“Above all, film is a business… Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit bolder, and take a few more chances with what you do.” – Mel Gibson
4. Amitabh Bachchan
Net Worth: $425 million
Amitabh Bachchan is one of the biggest names in the India film industry. The fortune he earns makes him to one of the richest Bollywood stars of all time. Today, he sits on the list as the 4th richest actor in the world, with a net worth of $425 million.
3. George Clooney
Net Worth: $500 Million
George Clooney is an American director and actor from Kentucky. He has won several awards for his performances in Ocean’s Eleven, Three Kings, and Syriana. Clooney has received success in multiple areas, and it has not gone unnoticed.
Throughout his career, he received several awards for his movies, among other accolades. Today, George Clooney has a net worth of $500 million dollars.
“I don’t like to share my personal life… it wouldn’t be personal if I shared it.” – George Clooney
2. Tom Cruise
Net Worth: $550 Million
Tom Cruise is an American producer and film actor from New York. He is one of the best actors of all time. His movies have sold millions worldwide. In 2018, Tom Cruise’s net worth is $550 million dollars, making him the 2nd richest actor worldwide.
“I disagree with people who think you learn more from getting beat up than you do from winning.” – Tom Cruise
1. Shahrukh Khan
Net Worth: $750 Million
Shahrukh Khan is an Indian actor from New Delhi. He is mostly known as “The King of Bollywood”. With his 80 Hindi movies, he has received plenty of awards for his performances.
Today, Shahrukh Kahn is the richest actor in the world, with Shahrukh Khan’s net worth estimated at $750 million dollars in 2018.
Here’s a quick recap of the top 20 richest actors in the world:
- Shahrukh Khan
- Tom Cruise
- George Clooney
- Amitabh Bachchan
- Mel Gibson
- Jack Nicholson
- Sylvester Stallone
- Jackie Chan
- Clint Eastwood
- Tom Hanks
- Micheal Douglas
- Mary-Kate and Ashely
- Adam Sandler
- Mia Wasikowska
- Will Smith
- Robert Downey Jr.
- Scott Speedman
- Paget Brewster
- Leonardo DiCaprio
- Brad Pitt