Watching our favorite stars on screen is always a pleasure and we eagerly wait for their latest releases. We also know that top actors are highly paid and they are counted among the rich and famous. Apart from the fee that they earn from their movie or television programs, actors also earn money from other sources such as advertisements, endorsements, special appearances and social media channels.
To know more about their wealth, here’s a list of the top five richest actors in Hollywood.
Adam Sandler – A popular Hollywood actor and filmmaker, Adam Sandler has won three Golden Raspberry Awards. Sandler started his acting career in the 1980s when he got a role in The Cosby Show. His first movie was Going Overboard that was released in 1989. Some of his most popular movies include Punch-Drunk Love, Anger Management, The Longest Yard, and You Don’t Mess with the Zohan. Adam Sandler’s personal wealth is estimated to be around USD 420 million.
Mel Gibson – An iconic movie star, Mel Gibson has also worked as a film producer, director and screenwriter. In 1985, he was conferred with the title of “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine. Some of his top grossing movies include Mad Max film series, Lethal Weapon, The Man Without a Face, Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ, Apocalypto and Hacksaw Ridge. Mel Gibson’s personal wealth is estimated to be around USD 425 million.
Robert De Niro – Still going strong at 77 years of age, Robert De Niro is an actor, director and film producer. His achievements include a Golden Globe Award and two Academy Awards. Some of his best movies include Taxi Driver, The Godfather Part II, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Heat, and The Irishman. As per estimates, Robert De Niro’s personal wealth is around USD 500 million.
George Clooney – The actor that every women would like to date, George Clooney has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. He has also been conferred with a lifetime achievement award by American Film Institute (AFI). Over the years, Clooney has taken multiple career roles including that of a producer, director and screenwriter. Some of his popular movies include Ocean’s Eleven, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, and Argo. Clooney’s personal wealth is estimated to be more than USD 500 million.
Tom Cruise – Winner of three Golden Globe Awards, Tom Cruise is one of the most popular actors in the world. Cruise started his career in 1980s with films like Risky Business and Top Gun. His work has been appreciated in various other films such as A Few Good Men, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, and Mission Impossible film series. Cruise is counted among the highest-grossing box office stars in all of Hollywood history. Globally, his films have collectively earned more than USD 10.1 billion. His personal wealth is estimated to be around USD 570 million.