“Who are the richest actors in the world?” This is a popular question that many people always ask. Because there are a lot of people always dream to be a professional actors or actresses as well while this job offers a lot of opportunities for all people from everywhere. That’s why there are many actors or actresses who are rich in their real life and they can make a lot of money from their jobs and acting careers.
With the passage of time, money has become the necessity of every individual. It is not only to earn sufficient money but also to get millions of dollars along with fame. This is what the celebrities make possible for themselves. Whether we see the actors of Bollywood or Hollywood, they always seem to be too much busy in earning more and more, and this ultimately leads them to become richer than ever. Let us see the list of top 17 richest actors in the world 2016 as below to answer the above popular question.
Top 17 Richest Actors in the World 2016
1. Jerry Seinfeld – Net worth: USD820 million
Jerome Allen “Jerry” Seinfeld was born April 29, 1954. He is an American comedian, actor and writer. After updated news from Magazine Foxnews to our list, now Jerry Seinfeld is the richest actor in the world who has fortune around USD820 million rank over Shahrukh Khan from Bollywood.
Jerry Seinfeld is at the top of our list. He has not only been a movie actor but also a famous television celeb. Jerry made great contribution to television series in the history.
Jerry Seinfeld (American Comedian) – Net worth: USD820 million. Age: 61
2. Shah Rukh Khan – Net worth: USD600 million
This actor is called as the Baadshah of Bollywood “The King of Bollywood”. He has a net worth that is about USD600 million today. So he is not only a richest Bollywood actor and also a richest actor in the world (updated: now he is number 2). He plays in more than 75 Hindi films and other International films. Although he is believed to be the richest man in the world, he still concern about the humanity. He joins the UNESCO’s program to help other poor children from around the world.
Shah Rukh Khan is regarded as the ‘King of Bollywood’. He is one of the richest actors in the world. He has appeared in more than 50 movies. He has long been famous for his comedy, romance, and action. Shah Rukh has bagged various awards throughout his career.
Shah Rukh Khan (Bollywood Actor) – Net worth: USD600 million. Age: 49
3. Tom Cruise – Net worth: USD480 million
He is a very famous actor and multi-millionaire film producer. He involved in many films and movies, including Top Gun, Rain Man, Tropic Thunder, Few Good Men, and some other great movies. He also owns a real estate that is called as the Beverly Hills Mansion in California.
Tom Cruise is the celeb known for his action and great stunt. He is really the king of Hollywood action. Tom is a handsome and gorgeous dude. He has starred in some of the highest grossing movies. He is a multi-talented celeb. Not only Tom is famous as a action hero but also he is an incredible comedian.
Tom Cruise (Hollywood Actor) – Net worth: USD480 million. Age: 53
4. Tyler Perry – Net worth: USD400 million
Tyler Perry is an American actor, producer, director, author, and songwriter, specializing in the gospel genre. Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s. Tyler Perry is not just an actor, but a fabulous author, director, producer, screenwriter and songwriter. It is of no wonder that he is a prominent entertainer of the era. He is an exclusive partner of Oprah Winfrey. Tyler has always been a favorite of his fans due to his outstanding acting skills.
Tyler Perry (American Actor, Producer & Director) – Net worth: USD400 million. Age: 45
5. Johnny Depp – Net worth: USD400 million
This actor is very famous for his film series, Pirates of the Caribbean. This film is one of the most successful movie franchises today. He has a production company that is called as Infinitum Nihil. This company produces a lot of popular movies these days.
Johnny Depp is one of the most talked about actors. He portrayed a drunken pirate, and various other great characters. His movies gross high, and Johnny makes handsome amount from every successful project. He has bagged various awards during his career.
Johnny Depp (American Actor & Producer) – Net worth: USD400 million. Age: 52
6. Amitabh Bachchan – Net Worth: USD400 million
Amitabh Bachchan has probably touched almost every height of acting, fame, money and success in his 40-year acting career and has earned the title of Bollywood’s Big B. He now charges a reasonable 4 to 5 crore (1 crore = USD214,431) Indian rupees per movie and considering the sheer number of movies he has starred in, he has made his way among the richest Bollywood actors.
7. Bill Cosby – Net Worth: USD400 million
Bill Cosby has won various awards and is one of the richest actors in the world. He is a proud comedian of the era. The Bill Cosby Show has been one of the most successful American shows. He won 7 Grammy awards for his comedy albums.
Bill Cosby – Net worth: USD400 million. Age: 73
8. Jack Nicholson – Net Worth: USD390 million
Jack Nicolson is a handsome and one of the most amazing actors. He has been recognized to portray both psychopathic and comedic characters over the course of his career, from Jack Torrance to The Joker to Dr. Buddy. He is known for his great face expressions and outstanding style of dialogue delivery.
Jack Nicholson – Net worth: USD390 million. Age: 78
9. Clint Eastwood – Net Worth: USD375 million
Clint Eastwood has ruled the genre of spaghetti westerns since the 50s. he has always been famous for his raspy voice and incredible personality. He is one of the richest actors in the world. He is a legend of Hollywood.
Clint Eastwood – Net worth: USD375 million. Age: 85
10. Tom Hanks – Net worth: USD350 million
Tom Hanks is a famous screenwriter, actor, producer and director. His career is very interesting for most of his fans. Tom Hanks received a lot of awards for his role in Angels and Demons. He is also famous for other films, including Apollo 13, Da Vinci Code, Catch Me If You Can, Cast Away, You’ve Got Mail, and some other movies.
Tom Hanks is one of the richest actors in the world. He has done various movies including Apollo 13, Cast Away, Catch Me If You Can, Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, The Da Vinci Code, and the Toy Story. It is of no wonder that this celeb is successful. He has been the winner of two Oscars.
Tom Hanks (American Actor, Producer & Director) – Net worth: USD350 million. Age: 59
11. Keanu Reeves – Net worth: USD350 million
He has a net worth that is about USD350 million. He is well-known for his role in the Matrix. This film was very popular at that time. Keanu Reeves made his wealth from the Matrix Trilogy. There are many people who love watching this movie until today.
Keanu Reeves (Canadian Actor) – Net worth: USD350 million. Age: 50
12. Adam Sandler – Net Worth: USD300 million
Adam Sandler is one of the most remarkable actors of all time. His The Water Boy and The Wedding Singer, produced by Happy Madison Production, turned him into a millionaire in no time. Adam is not only a top notch actor but also a remarkable producer and director. Happy Madison Productions invested USD80 million to produce Grown Ups 2, and grossed around USD250 million.
Adam Sandler (American Actor & Comedian) – Net worth: USD300 million. Age: 48
13. Sylvester Stallone – Net worth: USD275 million
Sylvester Stallone is popular because of his films, Rambo and Rocky. He has a net worth that is about USD275 million. He also works as film producer in some films, including the Expendables franchise. He has a mansion in the Beverly Hills, California.
Sylvester Stallone (Hollywood Actor) – Net worth: USD275 million. Age: 69
14. John Abraham – Net Worth: USD245 million
The reason behind John Abraham’s fame in Bollywood is not his acting skills but also his muscular physique that his male fans try to imitate and his female fans swoon. He has played a diverse range of roles from comical, such as in Dostana, to more serious ones, such as in New York. The actor/producer now earns 7 crore Indian rupees per movie along up to 0.5 crore Indian rupees from endorsements.
15. Leonardo Di Caprio – Net worth: USD215 million
Leonardo DiCaprio is very famous among many people today. He has a net worth about USD215 million. He has a Carbon beach house that is located in Malibu California. This actor became very popular for his amazing film, Titanic. This film was very popular in the world.
Leonardo Di Caprio (Hollywood Actor) – Net worth: USD215 million. Age: 40
16. Will Smith – Net worth: USD215 million
He is another rich actor in the world. Will Smith is a great Hollywood actor with a lot of skills. He has a net worth that is about USD200 million. He became very popular because of his films, including The Independence Day, I Robot, Bad Boys, Men in Black. He receives 3 Grammy Awards for his films.
Will Smith (Hollywood Actor) – Net worth: USD215 million. Age: 46
17. Salman Khan – Net worth: USD200 million
Salman Khan is one of the leading Bollywood stars. It is not surprising to see this actor in this top richest actor in the world. His net worth is about USD200 million. Salman Khan becomes the most influential people in Bollywood. There are a lot of people who love his films.
Salman Khan (Bollywood Actor) – Net worth: USD200 million. Age: 49
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