Actors in Hollywood are known to make millions and billions of dollars from their career. It is well known that Hollywood actors are some of the best paid in the world. But who are the richest actors in Hollywood among them?
Acting takes much more effort than just performing in front of a camera. It involves a lot of dedication, time and commitment. Although actors are known to be earning a fortune it is not an easy task. First and foremost becoming an actor in the Hollywood industry is no piece of cake. Let alone making a mark takes much more effort and some luck also does no harm to it. So here is a list of the richest Hollywood actors.
Top 10 Richest Actors In Hollywood
Some of the most well-known actors we see in many movies and television shows earn a fortune in Hollywood. So we will now take a look at who are the top 10 richest actors in Hollywood according to their net worth in the year 2017.
#1. Jerry Seinfeld – Net worth of $820 million
Jerry Seinfeld is an American actor born on 29th April 1954. Seinfeld is well known as a comedian in his television show Seinfeld. This comedian plus writer has created more shows after that named The Marriage Ref and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
Seinfeld has also signed up for several deals among which includes Microsoft Ads was which he was paid $10 million. All of this adds up to Jerry Seinfeld’s gigantic net worth of $820 in Hollywood.
#2. Mel Gibson – Net worth of $800 million
Mel Gerard Gibson is an actor cum film producer. He is known to be a great film producer. Gibson was born in New York, the United States on the 3rd of January 1956.
He is well known for showing his amazing talent in movies such as Hamlet, Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto. He has a net worth of around $800 million which makes him second in the list of the richest actors in Hollywood.
#3. Tom Cruise – Net worth of $480 million
Sitting on third place is none other than the man himself, Tom Cruise. Although third in the list of the richest actors, he is known to be one of the best actors in Hollywood. He is a very talented actor who happens to be every girl’s heartthrob.
Tom cruise has starred in many movies including Mission: Impossible, Top Gun and Jerry Maguire. He is married to an equally popular actress in Hollywood. Katie Holmes. He is also the highest paid actor in a single role for being paid a total of $290 million for Mission: Impossible. Tom Cruise has a net worth of $480 million in Hollywood.
#4. Jack Nicholson – Net worth of $480 million
Jack Nicholson is also a very popular Hollywood actor. He has starred in the movies The Departed, The Shining, and Terms of Endearment. However, he is not to be seen acting in at present. Although he has not announced retirement from acting in Hollywood, it seems as if he is not interested in it anymore.
He was mostly adored for his role in Batman in 1989. He was paid $60 million during the time. Nicholson has three Oscars under his belt and was also nominated nine times. His net worth in Hollywood is $480 million.
#5. Johnny Depp – Net worth of $450 million
Johnny Depp is the main star of the movie Pirates of the Caribbean. He was believed to have been paid $185 million for his role in the movie. He is a long-time partner of Tim Burton.
Depp has starred in many of his movies including Alice in Wonderland, Edward Scissorhands, and Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Johnny Depp has three Oscar nominations under his name. Depp’s net worth in Hollywood is $450 million.
#6. Tyler Perry – Net worth of $400 million
Tyler Perry was born on the 13th of September 1969. He entered Hollywood in the year 1992. He is an actor, director, producer and writer all in one. This talented man is known to have started out homeless.
However, he has come a long way in succeeding and is now a very rich man in Hollywood. He has starred in popular television series For Better or Worse, If Loving You is Wrong and The Haves and the Have Nots. Perry has a net worth of $400 million in Hollywood.
#7. Tom Hanks – Net worth of $390 million
Tom Hanks was born on the 9th of July 1956 and is currently 57 years old. He is an actor, director, and producer. He currently lives in California, United States. Hanks has given many popular movies such as Apollo 13, Da Vinci Code and Catch Me If You Can. He has also starred in classics like Forrest Grump, The Green Mile, Toy Story and Saving Private Ryan.
He has two Oscars and three nominations under his belt. One of those was for the classic Forrest Grump in which he made $70 million. Hanks has a net worth of $390 million making him the 7th richest actor in Hollywood.
#8. Bill Cosby – Net worth of $380 million
Bill Cosby was born on the 19th of July 1937. He has been working in Hollywood since the year 1962. Cosby is a very popular actor, producer, comedian, musician and author. An all-rounder in many ways, Bill Cosby is most known for his work on the famous The Cosby Show and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.
In recent times, he has been the topic of some controversial issues. However, Cosby retains the 8th position in the Hollywood top richest actors in 2016. He has a net worth of $380 million in Hollywood.
#9. Clint Eastwood – Net worth of $375 million
Clint Eastwood started working in Hollywood in the year 1954. As of now, he is 83 years of age. This actor, producer, and director has been working in the Hollywood industry for a very long time. He has acted in movies including Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby and Gran Torino. His most recent acting was in 2012 for the movie Trouble with the Curve.
Although not found acting much at present he is known to be busy producing and directing upcoming movies. Eastwood has made a mark in the Oscars winning a total of four. All this adds up to his net worth of $375 million in Hollywood.
#10. Adam Sandler – Net worth of $340 million
Adam Sandler was born on the 9th of September 1966. At present, he is 47 years of age. Sandler is a comedian, producer and writer all in one. He has made movies such as Pixels and Grown Ups.
According to the Forbes magazine, Adam Sandler gives a fee of $80 million to theatrical distributors for his movies. He is tenth in the list of top 10- richest actors in Hollywood with a net worth of $340 million.
These are the top 10 richest actors in Hollywood as per their net worth in the year 2017. All of these actors did not come to this position overnight. Hence it takes a long time to become so successful. Do you know of any Hollywood actors with a high net worth who are not included in this list of the richest actors in Hollywood? Do let us know about them.
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