Getting rich and famous is the ultimate dream for many. The entertainment industry has created numerous opportunities for actors to achieve this dream and become multi-millionaires. Let’s take a look at the top 10 wealthiest actors in the world and how they made their millions.
Net Worth: $3 billion
Jami Gertz, at the age of 57, is a renowned actress, producer, and philanthropist with a staggering net worth of $3 billion. Rising to fame in the 1980s through iconic films like “The Lost Boys” and “Sixteen Candles,” she is not only one of the richest women in the world but also co-owns the NBA's Atlanta Hawks alongside her husband, Antony Ressler.
Net Worth: $1 billion
With a net worth is $1 billion, Tyler Perry is one of the richest men in entertainment. The actor, writer, and director is known for his characters Madea and Joe, which he created and portrays in his movies. Perry also owns a production company and a studio in Atlanta.
Net Worth: $950 million
Jerry Seinfeld, aged 68, is not just one of the wealthiest actors globally but also holds the title of the richest comedian with a net worth of $950 million. Starting his career as a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld's humor and talent translated into the immensely successful sitcom “Seinfeld,” considered one of the greatest sitcoms of all time.
Net Worth: $800 million
Also known as “The Rock,” Dwayne
Johnson is an icon in the entertainment world. After starting his career as a professional wrestler, Johnson transitioned into acting, starring in many movies—Snitch, Jungle Cruise, and his famous Jumanji to name a few. However, the bulk of his wealth comes from his business ventures, including his production company and endorsements.
Net Worth: $620 million
Tom Cruise's career spans over three decades, and he has starred in many movies, including Top Gun, Mission: Impossible, and Jerry Maguire. His wealth also comes from producing movies and his stake in United Artists.
Shah Rukh Khan
Net Worth: $600 million
With a net worth of $600 million, Shah Rukh Khan is the sixth wealthiest actor in the world. The Bollywood superstar has acted in over 80 movies and has numerous business ventures, including a production company, a cricket team, and a stake in a movie streaming platform.
Net Worth: $520 million
Jackie Chan is one of the wealthiest actors in Asia. The martial arts expert has acted in over 150 movies in Asia and Hollywood. His success and wealth also come from his business ventures, including his clothing line and food brand.
Net Worth: $500 million
George Clooney’s success in the entertainment industry comes from his acting roles, directing, and producing movies. He and his business partner also founded Casamigos Tequila, which they sold for $1 billion.
Robert De Niro
Net Worth: $500 million
Robert De Niro is one of the wealthiest actors in Hollywood. De Niro's acting credits include The Godfather Part II, Goodfellas, and Casino. He has also produced and directed movies and has a stake in the luxury restaurant chain Nobu.
Net Worth: $450 million
Arnold Schwarzenegger, aged 75, is a legendary figure known for his iconic roles in action films such as “Terminator,” “Predator,” “Commando,” “True Lies,” and “Last Action Hero.” With a net worth of $450 million, Schwarzenegger is celebrated as a Hollywood action hero.
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