Hollywood has undoubtedly created a massive mark in the international standards of movies all over the world. Its movies serve as pinnacles of perfection in all kinds of genres and admittedly etch deeply into the minds of viewers of all age groups. Directors and movie makers emerging from various countries all over the world, get inspired by numerous Hollywood movies and get into the idea of recreating them in their own style of play.
Thus Hollywood, being such a reputed class of an industry, sure does pay its actors unbelievably well and worthily. Even budding actors who’ve just stepped into Hollywood, carry their net worth so astonishingly high that their fame and reach spreads to all over the world soon after their first film itself. Given below is the list of top 10 richest Hollywood actors recorded in 2018.
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10. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is a multi-talented artist, comedian and a producer who stands famous for delivering unpredictable hits in his totally unexpected string of movies. His net worth is $340 million, and his donations to various clubs and presidential promotions have touched millions of dollars. His famous movies include Grown ups, Hotel Transylvania, Pixels, and many others. He currently lives with his wife and two daughters.
9. Clint Eastwood
He is one of the oldest actors to make it to the list. The number of films doesn’t lay at par with the other actors, mostly because he takes his time out in acting to focus on directing films. His net worth is $370 million. Along with directing, Eastwood has also produced and acted in quite a significant number of hits, landing him four Oscars and a wad of money in his bank account throughout his career.
8. Tom Hanks
Though people prefer to know him as Forrest Gump, he is also popular to have delivered the role of Robert Langdon from the Dan Brown movie series. He has won two Oscars, one of which was for Forrest Gump, in which he made $70 million, and after which his net worth shot up to $390 million. He has also been nominated for three Oscars for various of his other roles.
7. Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry is an actor, producer, director, and a writer who stands second among the richest Hollywood actors with a net worth of $450 million. Starting as a small-time script-writer for plays and dramas, he slowly made into directing classic television series and shows. He became popular after his most famous series For Better Or Worse aired on TV in 2011, which was released as a TV spin-off for his movies Why did I get married 1&2.
6. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise can endlessly be described and referenced to numerous world popular franchises like Mission Impossible, Jack Reacher, Jerry Maguire, Top Gun and others. He is reportedly the highest paid actor for a single role, in the Mission Impossible saga, which turned him an income of $270 million. His net worth stands at $480 million though he has slowed down his rate of movie releases relatively.
5. Keanu Reeves
This actor can soundly be described as a well-rounded artist capable of delivering huge hits in the simplest of his roles. His net worth skyrocketed after The Matrix saga came into theatres and now stands at $350 million. Though his fame was much higher in the 90’s, the Speed saga gave him what he needed to mark a comeback into the 2000’s.
4. Bill Cosby
He is a comedian and an actor popular for giving highly reachable TV shows in his name. The Cosby show, Fat Albert, and Cosby Kids are a few examples of such shows. Starting as a stand-up comedian in clubs around New York, his contract with Warner Bros. made him known to the world through his starring in The Tonight Show in the year 1963. The Cosby show was the highest ranked TV show at the time of its release in the year 1984. His net worth stands at $380 million.
3. Jack Nicholson
This actor has played almost all varieties of roles in all genres of films in his career. His most popular movies include The Few Good Men, The Passengers, The Shining and even one of The Batman films, for which he was paid the highest at that time. He has won three Oscars and has been nominated nine times. He is the most nominated actor for the Academy Awards, for which he has been nominated twelve times. He is known for his versatile portrayal of characters and his net worth stands at $400 million.
2. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is an actor, director, producer and a musician popularly known for his roles in countless legendary films, like Pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Scissorhands, Alice in Wonderland, Rango, and others. He was a long-time partner of Tim Burton, taking on the lead role in many of his movies. He has been nominated for Oscars thrice. He was paid $185 million for the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and was the highest paid actor in the year 2012. He is now the second highest, with a net worth of $450 million.
1. Jerry Seinfeld
For those who are familiar with the popular TV series Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld can be immediately associated with it. He plays a nearly fictional role of himself in it and has directed the show for nine seasons. He was named the 12th greatest stand-up comedian of all time by Comedy Central in 2005. Throughout his career, he has given numerous shows which have topped the Sitcom ranking lists and has also made various endorsement deals with companies like Microsoft, all of which were reputed to have uplifted him straight to the top as the richest Hollywood actor till date.
Hollywood has been consistently producing new talents over the years and has even held them up to success since the start of their career. It would be no surprise if the richest of the actors for the next year are all newcomers and young faces, as they will only refine themselves as years pass and their careers continue.