Actors are ideals of the audience. The public loves to follow their style and desires to be like them. But do you know, these on-screen characters are vigorously paid? Yes, you heard it right. Once they become successful and start prestigious glamorous life, then their payments rise and they start getting big packages.
Also, with rising package, they start working for selective ventures only which suits their needs. It will be interesting to know that who is the world’s top rundown that are being paid in such heavy amounts that they don’t even need to work for another day.
Here is the list of top 10 richest Hollywood actors in 2017-2018
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10. Adam Sandler – $340 M
Adam Richard Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He is an American reputable Actor, Comedian, Screen Writer, Film Producer, an entrepreneur and a Musician. He has featured in several comedy films like Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, and The Wedding Singer.
His most of the movies grosses between 100 million and 150 million dollars in global box office. Sandler has its own production company named as Happy Madison Productions. Sadler’s movie “The Ridiculous Six” has become the most searched title in Netflix’s history. Adam Sandler’s $42.5 million mansion is located in Bel Air, California. Sadler owned three luxury houses, fourteen best luxury cars in the world including Audi A3, Mercedes E-Class, and a Bentley.
9. Keanu Reeves – $350 M
Keanu Reeves was born on September 2nd, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon, and his birth name is Keanu Charles Reeves. Keanu’s height is 6 ft, weight is 79.5 kg, hair color is black and eye color is dark brown. Keanu is the most reputable, golden heart, decent man in the industry. Keanu Reeves is an American Actor popular for his starring role as Neo in the Matrix trilogy.
For this blockbuster movie, he was awarded best actor in an action movie. John Wick 2 in 2017, The Bad Batch in 2016, The Neon Demon in 2016, The Whole Truth in 2016, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee in 2009, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures in 1990 are several films and TV serials in which Keanu acted. He owns a Porsche 911 (993) C4 – the car of worth $85,295 and the luxury house of $5 million.
8. Clint Eastwood – $370 M
Clint Eastwood took birth on May 31, 1930, at San Francisco, California. He is also a reputed actor, director, producer, composer, musician, businessman, and a political figure. Clint got his big break with a starring role in a television program Rawhide. He achieved a lot in his life. He is one of the Hollywood’s most prolific actor and director.
He grabbed four Oscars, he played over 60 acting credits and over 40 credits as a director. 86 years old Clint still signing some big projects. His debut movie is “Revenge Of Creature”. Clint has earned a lot of fame and wealth through “The Good” etc. like flicks and these roles have made a special place for Clint in hearts of fans and he became the cultural icon.
7. Bill Cosby – $ 380 M
Bill Cosby’s full name is William Henry “Bill” Cosby, Jr is an American Stand-up comedian, singer, author and actor. In other words, he is a multi-talented personality who was born on 12 July 1937. His wife’s name is Camile Hanks, and they have 5 children together.
He started his career as a Stand-up comedian. One of the series, he has worked for is The Children television series “The Electric Company”. He was a multi-talented personality and became famous by his animated comedy television series named Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. From the year 1971 to 1976, he completed his study of Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and earned his Doctor of Education degree from the same university. After this, he produced, hosted many series and shows such as The Cosby Show, Spin-off, A Different World, The Cosby Mysteries, and Kids Say the Darndest Things.
He has been accused by 51 women for the allegation of rape, Child sexual abuse and so on, so he has been charged with three felony counts of Aggravated indecent assault in Montgomery Country, Pennsylvania. He surrendered to the authorities in 2015 and released on $1 million bail.
6. Tom Hanks – $390 M
Tom Hanks’s full name is Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker who born on 9 July 1956 at Concord, California U.S. His residence is in Los Angels, California. U.S. He was married to Samantha Lewes but got divorced in 1987. They have 4 children together and has one brother in his family named Jim Hanks.
He is famous for his various comedic and dramatic roles. He has also worked in the animated films as a voiceover artist. He has been nominated for many awards in his career. In 2016. He received a presidential medal of freedom from President Barack Obama.
5. Jack Nicholson – $400 M
Jack Nicholson, three-time Academy Award winner, and twelve times nominee, American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter was born on April 22, 1937. Moreover, he has received nominations for Oscar in every decade from 1960 to 1990. He was born in Neptune, New Jersey and was looked after believing that his grandmother is his mother, and his mother, a showgirl as his elder sister. The Cry Baby Killer was Nicholson’s movie debut. He has performed for over 60 years and is well known for playing a huge range of supporting or starring roles, including humor, love, and psychopathic characters. Nicholson has five children and he has been married several times.
4. Tyler Perry – $450 M
Filmmaker and actor, Tyler started writing at very early age who has now built an entertainment empire that consists of successful plays, movies, and bestselling books. Born on September 14, 1969, in a family of a carpenter, though the environment at home was not much favorable, this caused him depression as a teenager. A show named The Oprah Winfrey show inspired him for writing and he came out of his stress by writing letters to himself and later on adapted those letters into a play “I know I’ve changed” on domestic abuse which was not able to make much on stage.
Then he gave himself a second chance on stage and marketed his play very well. The play was sold out and drew much attentions. After that, he established an outstanding career as a writer, director, and producer. His plays became famous and are sold in books as well as DVDs. In addition to working on his own projects, he has worked on numerous other projects too.
3. Johnny Depp – $450 M
Johnny Depp was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S. He is an American Actor, producer, and musician. Johnny Depp’s career really began when he was cast in a role on the television series 21 Jump Street, where he became a teen idol. Johny Depp is mostly known as Jack Sparrow of Pirates movies today.
This wealthy actor spent millions of dollars on luxury houses. He spends $10 million on a 37-acre estate Plane de la Tour in France. He owns a guest cottage, a bar, a workshop and staff house, two swimming pools, a garden, and vineyards. In 2012, Depp bought a Nashville mansion for $17.5 million and a $4.4 million home in the Hollywood Hills.
2. Tom Cruise – $480M
Tom cruise, one of the most popular actors in the world was born on July 3, 1962. He wanted to join priesthood at early ages but he was destined to be one of the highest paid actors in screen history. His real name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV and is the only son of his parents. Tom at young age spent his boyhood at a move and attended 15 schools until the age of 14, while in high school he developed an interest in acting and dropped the idea of being priest and sent out of school. Then at the age of 18, he moved to New York and began acting career.
The next 15 years of his life were remarkable; he made a small film debut with a small part in Endless Love and gathered huge response from the audience as well as at Box Office. Later on, he came with numerous releases and became the heartthrob of millions. A very generous and a thoughtful man, Tom Cruise is one of the most liked actors from the movie community. He married to actress Nicole Kidman and now counted among the richest personalities of the world with a turnover of around $480M.
1. Jerry Seinfeld – $820M
The richest Hollywood actor in the world; Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York, the child of Betty (Hesney) and Kalman Seinfeld. Jerry’s father, who had a marvelous comical sense, was a commercial sign producer. Jerry was admitted to Oswego College but later on shifted to Queens College back in New York City.
After a brief participation in college productions, he developed the interest in comedy. After graduation, he went to the night tryout at New York Rising Star. Later he kept on performing at various local clubs and resort until his career got a height. After this, his career got a boom and he became the famous and the most popular bachelor. He moved back into a new multi-million dollar, skyscraper apartment on central park west in New York City.
No one can stop oneself to watch movies. Movies have become an inseparable part of life. Also, all want to follow the actors at each step and they do it as well. These actors have not only earned from their movies but have earned income from Endorsements, TV Shows and by several other businesses. These actors get the highest package and are ideal for the audience worldwide.