Being an actor or actress is the dream of many. There are many actors who rose to popularity just by the roles they acted. Here is the list of the top 10 richest actresses in the Hollywood as of 2018.
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10. Julia Roberts
Born on 28th October 1967, Julia Fiona Roberts is a famous Hollywood actress and producer. She gained popularity in the Hollywood after she acted in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman which was released in 1990. She has won the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her brilliant performance in the film Erin Brockovich which was released in 2000. In the 1990s, Julia Roberts was the highest-paid actress in the world. She has been named five times as the ‘World’s most beautiful Woman’ by the People Magazine. Her net worth is estimated to be around $140 million.
9. Angelina Jolie
Born on 4th June 1975, Angelina Jolie Pitt is a Hollywood filmmaker, actress, and a philanthropist. She made her debut as a child artist in Lookin’ to Get out which was released in 1982. But her career as an actor began 10 years after in the movie Cyborg 2. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her brilliant performance in the film Girl, Interrupted which was released in 1999. Angelina was born to Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertand who are actors as well. Her godparents were also actors. On 17th April 2012, Angelina Jolie was given a promotion as the Special Envoy to High Commissioner Antonio Guterres, for her distinguished service as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Her net worth is estimated to be around $160 million.
8. Jennifer Aniston
Born on 11th February 1969, Jennifer Joanna Aniston is a Hollywood actress, producer as well as a famous businesswoman. Born as the daughter of John Aniston, who is a Greek actor and Nancy Dow, who is also an actress, Jennifer Aniston gained popularity for her portrayal of Rachel Green on the world famous television show Friends which was aired from 1994 to 2004. Her role in this series earned her a Golden Globe award, a Primetime Emmy award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She is currently residing in Bel Air in California, USA. In 2000, she married the famous actor Brad Pitt, but the relationship ended in divorce in 2005. Later she married Justin Theroux in 2015. Her net worth as of 2018 is $200 million.
7. Miley Cyrus
Born on 23rd November 1992, Miley Ray Cyrus is a Hollywood actress, songwriter, and singer. She started off by playing small roles in Television series like Doc and Big Fish. She made a major breakthrough in her career as an actress when she started acting as the title character in the Disney Television Series Hannah Montana. She established herself as a voice actress with the film Bolt which was released in 2008. She was born as Destiny Hope Cyrus to Billy Ray Cyrus, who is a singer and Leticia Jean Cyrus, who is an actress. Her grandfather Ronald Ray Cyrus was a Democratic politician. Her net worth as of 2018 is around $200 million.
6. Victoria Principal
Vicki Ree Victoria Principal was born on 3rd January 1950 to Victor Rocco Principal. She is an established actress in Hollywood and is also a famous author and businesswoman. She made her debut in the movie The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean in 1972 as Marie Elena, a Mexican mistress. Her noted role is as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the soap opera Dallas (1978 – 1987). Even though she was born in Japan, she moved to the USA as her father was a US Air Force Sergeant. Her net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be around $200 million.
5. Julia Louis- Dreyfus
Born on 13th January 1961, Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis- Dreyfus is an established actress in the Hollywood. She is also a producer as well as a comedienne. She has won eleven Emmy awards till date and is known for her role in the television comedy shows. She was born to Judith, who was a writer and Gerard Louis-Dreyfus. Her net worth according to the latest report is around $201 million.
4. Sandra Bullock
Born on 26th July 1964, Sandra Annette Bullock is a Hollywood actress, philanthropist, humanitarian and producer. Her debut was in the 1987 thriller movie Hangmen and she made her television debut in Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman which was released in 1989. She gained popularity through the film Demolition Man which was released in 1993. She was born to John W. Bullock and Helga Mathilde Meyer who was an opera singer. She was part of many successful films such as Speed which was released in 1994, A time to Kill released in 1996, and Practical Magic released in 1998. Her net worth is estimated to be around $203 million according to a recent report.
3. Jessica Alba
Jessica Marie Alba was born on 28th April 1981 in Pomona in California, USA. She is a well-known Hollywood actress and businesswoman. She started off her career at the tender age of 13 in Camp Nowhere which was released in 1994. She also acted in The Secret World of Alex Mack in the same year. She gained popularity and established as a lead actress when she acted in the Television series Dark Angel by James Cameron. For her outstanding performance in this television series, she earned a Golden Globe nomination. She married Cash Warren in 2008. Jessica Alba is the co-founder of The Honest Company which was established in 2012. Her net worth is about $340 million.
2. Jami Gertz
Jami Gertz was born on 28th October 1965 to Sharyn Gertz and Walter Gertz. She is a well-known Hollywood actress and is famous for her roles in the movies such as The Lost Boys, Quicksilver, Crossroads and Less Than Zero. Her talent in acting was discovered by Norman Lear in a nationwide talent search. She then studied drama at NYU. She appeared as a child actor in one of the episodes of the series Diff’rent Strokes. She made her debut in movies in 1981 in the movie Endless Love. She married Antony Ressler in 1988. Her net worth is estimated to be around $2 billion.
1. Dina Merrill
Dina Merrill was born on 29th December 1923 as Nedenia Marjorie Hutton. She was a prominent actress in Hollywood. She was also a famous businesswoman and philanthropist. She made her debut in 1945 in the play The Mermaid Singing. In 1959, she was announced as the Hollywood’s new Grace Kelly. She has acted numerous successful films such as Desk Set (1957), Operation Petticoat (1959), The Sundowners (1960), A Wedding (1978), Twisted (1986), Fear (1990) and The Player (1992). She died on 22nd May 2017. Her net worth at the time of her death was estimated to be $5 billion.
The actresses are arranged according to their net worth as of 2018. Even though the actress holding the top position, Dina Merrill is no more, her net worth is far more than other actresses and that is the reason why she is placed at the top.