The acting sector is booming with talented and deserving actors. Taking a look at the actors around the world will serve us some of the brilliant names whom we love to see perform. Have you ever wondered what is the net worth of these actors around the world? Do you know who the richest actor in the world is? Well, most of us don’t know but here we are about to explore it.
Who tops the list as Richest Actor in the World?
In this article, we have gathered some actors and listed them according to their present net worth. It won’t be surprising if you get to see your favorite actor on this list.
Leonardo DiCaprio – $245 Million
The list starts with Leonardo DiCaprio but he is the one with the least net worth on this list. Even though he has earned a great fortune through his acting career and a well-deserving Oscar in the recent past but he is not the richest actor in the world. Leonardo hailing from Los Angeles started his career with a 1990’s Hollywood blockbuster Romeo Juliet. Here he played the role of Romeo and this skyrocketed his career to success. Soon he was screened along with Kate Winslet in the Titanic.
If you take a look at his career graph you will notice that Leo started his career some TV commercials and shows. He featured in Growing Pains, The Boy’s Life and many more feature films. The Boy’s Life helped him earn critical acclaim for his acting. After this, there wasn’t a moment where he couldn’t astonish the audience. It was an array of super-hit movies done by Leonardo DiCaprio which made him one of the richest actors.
Robert Downey Jr. – $250 million
Number two on this list and another brilliant actor, Robert Downey Jr. is a person with a current net worth of $250 million. His stardom has made him reappear time after time in the Forbes best-paid actor list. Some of his popular works include Sherlock Holmes series, Iron Man series and the Avenger series. These were the opportunities which allowed Robert Downey Jr. to earn a good fortune out of it. Apart from this, movies like “Gothika” and “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” also led to success.
Brad Pitt – $300 Million
A very famous actor and one of the most desired men is Brad Pitt. He is named among one of the richest actor in the world with a net worth of $300 million. If you are wondering how he became this rich then you should know that he also owns a production house apart from being an actor himself.
Some of his most renowned works are Fight Club, Oceans Eleven, A River Runs Through It, Oceans Seven and World War Z. Besides, he is one of the most desired men in the world and has appeared in several magazine covers too. His production house, Plan B has delivered some amazing movies too which include Kick-Ass, Inglorious Bastards and Eat, Pray, Love.
Will Smith – $300 million
Right after Brad Pitt if there is someone with equal net worth then it is Will Smith. He is a man of multiple talents. The American actor, rapper and film producer has a huge fan following across the world. Some of his greatest works include I Am Legend, Men in Black, Wild Wild West, etc. All of these movies are high grossing films of Hollywood.
Will Smith started his career with a TV series called The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Moreover, he is known as one of the millionaires who became successful and popular at a very young age. Apart from these, Smith holds the Guinness World Record of premiering 3 films back to back in a day. Besides, he is also one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood.
Robert De Niro – $300 Million
Robert De Niro is another fantastic actor who is known for his acting skills. Here, we not only praise him for his skills but also his net worth. Estimation of his net worth as of 2020, it shows that the amount sums up to $300 million. There are innumerable movies to name if we take a look at his acting career. On the contrary, we just cannot ignore some names which will be remembered forever. The names of his greatest movies are The Godfather Part 2, Casino, Dirty Grandpa, Analyze That, Good Fellas, Heat, The Intern, Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers.
Michael Douglas – $300 Million
Hailing from New Jersey, Michael Douglas is an American actor and producer. Hollywood knows him pretty well as one of the biggest shakers and movers. During the 90’s he was one of the most successful producers in the US. Currently, Michael Douglas stands at a net worth of $300 million. Although he is not the richest man in the world he belongs to the list of the richest actor.
Jessica Alba – $340 million
Jessica Alba happens to be the only female actor in this list with a net worth of $340 million. She has made a great fortune in Hollywood with her brilliant acting skills. Jessica is popularly known for her role in movies like Fantastic 4, Sin City and Mechanic: Resurrection. Apart from this, she is the co-founder of a non-toxic and natural line of products. It is said that half of her current wealth is contributed by the revenue earned by this company.
Tom Hanks – $350 Million
We all know Tom Hanks for his on-screen performances and due to this, he is one of the richest actor in the world. With a total wealth of $350 million, he is a popular name in the US. Tom Hanks is an American actor as well as producer. His finest works include Angels and Demons, Forest Grump and Da Vinci Code. He also gave his voice to the character Woody in Toy Story 3 which helped the movie gross a total sum of $1 billion.
Keanu Reeves – $360 million
Who doesn’t know Keanu Reeves? If you don’t know him then you should watch The Matrix. It was the movie which made Keanu a popular face in Hollywood. On the contrary, there are other films as well which contributed towards his successful career. The films are Point Break, Jonny Mnemonic, The Lake House, Constantine and the John Wick series.
The above was the intense action films, but he also got a lot of praise for his comical adventure in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Though he was not the highest paid actor in the world 2019 but was the most loved one due to his latest release John Wick 3.
Jackie Chan – $370 Million
Jackie Chan is an all-time favorite for his comic timing and jaw-dropping action sequences. There hasn’t been a single movie in which he didn’t astonish the audience with intricate actions. He is said to be the king of martial arts in Hollywood. The Rush Hour series is one of his best works in Hollywood. He is not only an on-screen comedian, actor but also a director. He has appeared in more than 100 movies till date. It is said that he does all the stunts in his movies by himself which helped him earn a good fortune. His current net worth is $370 million.
Arnold Schwarzenegger – $400 million
Earning a spot in the top 20 richest actor in the world list, Arnold Schwarzenegger stands strong with a net worth of $400 million. He was a bodybuilder turned actor who has some interesting movies under his belt. Some of them are Conan the Barbarian, Kindergarten Cop, Expendables and the Terminator series. He is an all-time icon of strength and great looks across the globe.
Sylvester Stallone – $400 million
Another actor with a similar net worth as of Arnold Schwarzenegger is Sylvester Stallone. This American actor came into the limelight after his performance in the legendary movie Rocky as Rocky Balboa. Soon he amazed the audiences with his impeccable performance in the Rambo series. He was previously mentioned in the list of top 10 richest actor in the world 2019 and now again in the 2020 list.
Amitabh Bachchan – $400 million
The first Indian actor with flawless acting skills to be mentioned in this list is Amitabh Bachan. Although he is not the richest actor in India he surely deserves a spot in the top 10 names. He has done innumerable movies in Bollywood and made a good fortune through it. Apart from this, he is a common face in the Indian TVCs as well.
Adam Sandler – $420 million
Adam Sandler is a name which is repeatedly appearing in this list of richest actors. He was mentioned on the list of top 10 richest actors in the world 2018, 2019 and now 2020. With a total wealth of $420 million, Adam Sandler is an American actor and director. His best works include Just Go With It, Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison and the recent release Grown Ups. He is popularly known for both his comedy timing and pulling off serious characters with ease. He has always gifted his audience something to remember through his acting skills.
Mel Gibson – $425 Million
He is the 6th richest actor in the world with an estimated net worth of $425 million. Gibson exposed his flawless acting abilities in Anzacs which also kick-started his acting career. There are several other successful movies of Mel Gibson which include Brave Heart, Signs and We Were Soldiers. His skillful acting led him towards winning a Golden Goble and an Academy Award too. Presently, Mel is not only an actor but a director and producer too. One of his most loved and highly praised works is The Passion of the Christ.
George Clooney – $500 Million
The actor with a net worth of $500 million is George Clooney. There are several fantastic movies under his belt which helped him become the 5th among the top 10 richest actor in the world 2019 and 2020. Movies like Three Kings, Oceans Eleven, Up in the Air, Gravity, Syriana and Tomorrowland makes him a brilliant actor in Hollywood.
Tom Cruise – $570 Million
A very famous name and the all-time sex symbol is Tom Cruise. With an estimated net worth of $570 million, he is popularly known for the Mission Impossible series. Apart from this, there are several other movies where he shined with his skillful performances. Tom Cruise is an international sensation and one of the best actors in the world. In the recent past, he also got in the production business too.
Tyler Perry – $600 million
The American actor, scriptwriter and director who stand in the 3rd position of richest actors is Tyler Perry. It was through Hollywood that he earned a great fortune. Currently, his net worth is $600 million. His best works include Why Did I Get Married?, Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Daddy’s Little Girls.
Shah Rukh Khan – $600 Million
The actor who rules Bollywood and is named at number 2 in the list of richest actors across the globe is Shah Rukh Khan. He is indeed the richest actor in India with loads of flawless performances throughout his acting career. Currently, his net worth is $600 million. His acting skill didn’t only make him an amazing actor but also helped him earn some prestigious awards and a good fortune. He also owns a production house in India.
Jerry Seinfeld – $950 Million
Presently, the richest actor in the world is Jerry Seinfeld who has a total wealth of $950 million. Can you imagine, a man who owns $50 million less to a $1 billion only with the help of his acting career? Well, here is the proof of it. The long-running TV show Seinfeld helped him earn a good fortune though. As per reports, he got $1 million for each episode of the show, Seinfeld.
This is the list of top 20 richest actors across the globe. It is due to their hard work and dedication that they have achieved this position. The life of an actor isn’t easy but surely it is one of the most enjoyable professions.