Published On: Thu, Feb 4th, 2016

Top 10 Highest Paid Hollywood Actors in 2016


Filmmaker remain in search of most-liked or most popular stars all the time but the fame of these celebrities based on their performances, it means how much they impressed audience while working in films because love the perfect entertainer.

However, highest paid actors become after working so long in films then they can appear on top ranks. Even, some of the stars are become much famous all over the world that what made them most-valued personality globally.

We have learnt on internet about the highest paid actors worldwide are receiving salaries ranging within $ 20-30 millions but those who have crossed boundaries of success, demanding for large amounts such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Bradley Cooper, Dwayne Johnson, and Robert Downey.

When we see the history, the actors and actresses were working on fix salaries regarding their criteria or benchmark. Nowadays, everything has been changed filmmakers take huge risks while casting highest paid actors to make their dreams come true with unexpected earning.

10: Terry Fator ($21.5 million)
Terry Wayne Fator better known by his stage name Terry Fator secures his tenth place in highest paid actors in Hollywood with estimated earnings of $21.5 million. Fator’s profitable residency at the Mirage Hotel reported to be gives him $20 million a year which makes possible his ranking in highest earner list. He is known for perfection in occupations as a ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian, and singer, born in Dallas, Texas on 10 June, 1965. The winner of season two of America’s Got Talent, also has been seen in his film ‘Terry Fator: Live from Las Vegas’ and for his comedy based character received critical acclaim all over the world.


9: Kevin Hart ($28.5 million)
Kevin Darnell Hart from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, remained successful to introduce his comedic skills with the release of his first stand-up album ‘I’m a Grown Little Man’ in 2008 and here comes breakthrough. Hart had to work hard on his comedic reputation and then became most-valued star in Hollywood as showed admirable performances in movies as Think Like a Man (2012), Grudge Match (2013), Ride Along (2014), About Last Night (2014) and Get Hard (2015). He is ranking of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, while his impressive earnings from his most-liked role in another super hit film ‘The Wedding Ringer’ made his career brighter.


8: Christian Bale ($35 million)
The winner of Broadcast Film Critics Association Award has its total income of $35 million that is keeping his eighth ranking in highest paid Hollywood celebrities. His previous two outstanding acts in David O. Russell’s ‘American Hustle’ and Adam McKay’s ‘The Big Short’ rocked at box office with unbelievable earning as Russell’s film bagged $251.1 million on making budget of $40 million and McKay’s biographical comedy-drama sacked $102.8 million at box office. However, Christian Bale showed impressive results at box-office with $268.2 million with release of Exodus: Gods and Kings.


7: Ben Affleck ($35 million)
Hollywood’s most talented actor, filmmaker Ben Affleck who’s upcoming super hero character Batman opposite Super in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, expected to be rock in theaters with its release on March 25, 2016, has approximately income of $35 million. Affleck’s previous biggest commercial success American psychological thriller film ‘Gone Girl’ 2014 with $369.3 million at box office made him one of the highest paid Hollywood celebrities. Nevertheless, his ‘Argo (2012)’ rocked also highest grosser with $232.3 million on making budget of $44.5 million.


6: Liam Neeson ($36 million)
Liam Neeson was ranked by Empire magazine among both the ‘100 Sexiest Stars in Film History’ and ‘The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time’ just because of his huge popularity all around the world. Neeson is ruling on sixth place with his massive profits of $36 million according to latest estimations. The most expensive hero in Hollywood better known for his role Bryan Mills (retired US spy) in super hit film franchise Taken, while its second version earned $376.1 million and third installment grossed $326.5 million at box- office worldwide that what secures his top ranking in chart of highest paid Hollywood star.



5: Chris Hemsworth ($37 million)
Chris Hemsworth considers one of the most handsome stars in Hollywood’s and better known for his well-known protagonist superhero in film based on the Marvel Comics ‘Thor’ while started her acting career from small screen. Hemsworth remained successful to secure his place in Hollywood’s highest paid actors list with huge earnings of nearly $37 million, was first seen on television playing Kim Hyde in the Australian TV franchise ‘Home and Away’ in 2004. Hemsworth’s super hero character Thor has become one of the favorite all over the world which also became part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe other films like The Avengers (2012), ‘Thor: The Dark World’ (2013) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).


4: Leonardo DiCaprio ($39 million)
Three Golden Globe Awards winning multifaceted, creative, versatile Hollywood actor, filmmaker Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is also on top ranking among the highest paid actors in Hollywood. He also made his acting debut with television playing roles in couple of soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains in the 1990. DiCaprio’s previous releases emerged one of the highest grosser at box office such as Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby and former stockbroker Jordan Belfort biopic The Wolf of Wall Street which grossed $392 million. He remains top attraction for Hollywood directors all the time because of his super actor skills.


3: Bradley Cooper ($46 million)
He knows how to handle characters with addition of creative things, yes we are talking about Bradley Charles Cooper who better known as Bradley Cooper. He has left behind some other experienced, most talented stars Ben Affleck and Liam Neeson in race of highest paid actors in Hollywood as stand at about $46 million. The actor proved his extra-ordinary skills with two biggest releases ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ and ‘American Hustle’ as both films earned biggest amount at box office. However, another biggest release biographical war movie ‘American Sniper’ in 2014 rocked at box office with its outstanding earnings of $547.4 million on making budget of $58.8 million.


2: Dwayne Johnson ($52 million)
Dwayne Douglas Johnson who was professional wrestler in United States and known by his ring name ‘The Rock’ but suddenly turned Hollywood actor because his dashing, attractive and famous personality caught eyes of filmmakers. American and Canadian actor, producer has said good bye to his wrestling career as Hollywood is paying him biggest amount of for projects. He is on second rank in top 10 highest paid Hollywood actors in 2016 with total estimated income of $52 million. Dwayne Johnson’s latest releases as stirred at box office all around the world such as American disaster film San Andreas earned $473.8 million on budget $110 million, ‘Furious 7’ that made unbelievable record at box office with $1.516 billion and Hercules with $244.8 million.


1: Robert Downey Jr. ($75 million)
Robert Downey Jr. still secures his top rank in highest paid showbiz celebrities with $75 million because he considers box office king that is why his every film does rock in theaters all over the world. Three biggest releases of Downey Jr. such as Iron Man 3 with total earnings of $1.215 billion, Avengers: Age of Ultron with $1.405 billion and The Avengers (2012 film) which grossed $1.520 billion at box office all around the world that what make him most-valued star globally. He became so popular with his fictional superhero character Iron Man in same name movie in 2008, while later on became part of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s other biggest superhero film based projects.