Actors have done a lot for the Entertainment of us for many years because they made us laugh, smile, sometimes cry by their acting, they also need public support to be most famous in the world, when they became popular they also got massive amount of money by working in movies.
They not only got money from movies but also lot of amount by working in advertisements and sponsors also pay a lot to them, in these actors some are famous for romance, some for comedy as well as some are famous for action movies, these celebrities not only benefit the producers.
but also themselves because producers have to paid in millions of dollars to them and this is always due to their action, style, look, body language due to which people like them therefore these actors received lot of money so known as richest actors in the world.
So here is the list of top 10 richest actors of the world 2016.
10: Tom Hanks ($350 million)
Thomas Jaffrey which is famous by his professional name Tom Hanks is most skilled actor and filmmaker of the Hollywood Industry, he was born on 9th July 1956, he made his debut in film industry in 1978 but he is most famous by working in Splash, Big, Forest Gump, Apollo 13, The Green Mile, Saving Mr. Banks and many more. He also used its voice in animated movies like Toy Story, The Polar Story, therefore in his career as actor he nominated for various awards in which he received Best actor in leading role for two times, Academy award, Golden Globe award, People’s Choice award therefore he gathered lot of money but its position decreased in this list from 7th to 10 as he received 70 million dollars from his famous movie due to which he has net worth 350 million Dollars.
9: Clint Eastwood ($375 million)
Clinton “Clint” Eastwood Jr. is oldest celebrity of Hollywood Industry, he was born on 31 May 1930, is famous actor, musician, producer and political figure, he is considered as most popular actor of this industry in 1960 therefore from that time he has gathered lot of money, so considered as richest actor in the world. It was estimated that Clint must have net worth more than 400 million dollars but his net worth decrease due to divorce to first wife so instead of acting he has also directed many movies in which he not appeared like Million Dollars Baby by which he received Best Director awards, he received 5 million dollar for single movie so he has net worth about 375 million dollars as from 1967 he also ran his own production company.
8: Amitabh Bachchan ($400 million)
Amitabh Bachcahn is evergreen actor that is known as legend of Bollywood industry, he was born on 11 October 1942 as he is not only actor but also singer as well, he received lot of popularity as an angry man with his movies like Deewar, Zanjeer, Ajooba, ShahenShah therefore he is known as Shahenshah as well as Big B of Bollywood Industry. So according to estimate he appeared in more than 180 movies therefore French Director called him Industry in Single man, he has received many awards including National Film Award, fifteen Filmfare awards from more than 40 nominations. He received 20 crores of a single movie till now therefore he has net worth about 400 million dollars because he also worked as TV presenter and singer.
7: Bill Cosby ($400 million)
William Henry “Bill” Cosby, Jr is another famous personality of Hollywood industry as he is American actor, author and standup comedian; he started his professional career as Stand-up comedian at hungry in San Francisco, he worked in two seasons of Television Show I Spy. After that he also produced, created and hosted the comedian movies from animated television series Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, this show was super hit because ran from for more than 13 years from 1972 to 1985. He has faced many problems during his career because he was accused for having sex with more than 50 women but he has denied but instead of all these he has net worth 400 million dollars from which he has paid 1 million dollars for his bail.
6: Tyler Perry ($400 million)
Tyler Perry is another big name in America, he was born on 13th September 1969 as birth name Emmitt Perry Jr, he is popular actor, director, producer, playwright, songwriter, author but specialized in gospel genre so due to his multi talent he is considered as richest actor in the world but his net dropped from 450 million dollars to 400 million dollars. He has written many stage plays from 1990 to 2000, he also named as highest paid actor in industry because he earned 130 million dollars during 2010 to 2011. He has created many television shows in which many are super hit including Tyler Perry’s House of Payne which ran from 2006 to 2012 so he is working as actor in Industry from last 18 years therefore lot of popularity.
5: Johnny Depp ($400 million)
John Christopher is famous by his stage name Johnny Depp, he was born on 9 June 1963, is famous actor, musician and producer from America known as one of the biggest actors of Hollywood industry therefore by his powerful acting he has received many awards including Screen actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award for best actor. He gained popularity in 1980s by film 21 Jump Street, so after that he worked in many box office success movies like Sleepy Hollow, Pirates of Caribbean: The Curse of The black Pearl and also sequel of this movie, he has listed in Guinness book of the world record for highest paid actor of the world with earnings of 75 million dollars therefore he has net worth about 400 million dollars, also known as Disney legend.
4: Mel Gibson ($425 million)
Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson AO is another popular personality which was born on 3 January 1956, he is American Filmmaker, actor, director, producer and Screenwriter, he was born in America but moved to Australia with his parents when in the age of 12 years. He is well known as action hero because his first 3 movies were full of action, instead of acting he also found production company and icon entertainment, he has received Best Actor Award from Australian Film Institute by working in movie Gallipoli so this film was key point for Gibson because by this he attained popularity as versatile actor of industry. As director he has directed historical epic Braveheart which he received Award of Best Director, also Academy Award for Best Film therefore he has Net worth about 425 million Dollars.
3: Tom Cruise ($480 million)
Handsome, beautiful actor and filmmaker of Hollywood Industry, none other than Tom Cruise which was born as Thomas Cruise Mapother, he was born on 3 July 1962, he is only actor in industry which has nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Actor and he has received all three. He started his professional career at age of 19 years in 1981 named as Endless Love, after appeared as supporting actor in Taps, his first leading role was in comedy movie Risky Business which was released in 1983, after that he appeared in many box office hit movies like Rain Man, The Color of Money and Cocktail therefore not only considered as richest actor but also romantic as well as action Hero of Hollywood industry therefore he has net Worth about 480 million Dollars.
2: Shah Rukh Khan ($600 million)
Shah Rukh Khan is required no introduction because he is known as King of Bollywood Industry, he is most demanded actor as he was born on 2 November 1965, he is also producer as well and TV Presenter, he is known as King(Badshah) of Bollywood Industry. He has appeared in more than 80 Hindi movies by which he has received many awards including 14 Filmfare Awards; in case of fans he is most famous all over the world with more number of fans, so he is considered as richest as well as Highest paid actor of Bollywood industry because he asks for 40 to 45 Crores of a single movie. He made his debut in this industry as an actor in 1992 with Deewana so after that he appeared in many movies which were commercially super hit including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge which is still in cinemas.
1: Jerry Seinfeld ($820 million)
Jerome Allen which is known by his stage name Jerry Seinfeld, he was born on 29 April 1954, is a popular actor, comedian, producer and also writer, but he popular for portraying a Semi Fictional version of himself in drama Seinfeld which ran from 1989 to 1998, which was co wrote and create by Larry David. He also co-produce as well as co- wrote animated film Bee Movie, as standup comedian he proved to be specialized in observational humor therefore comedy central named him 12th best stand-up comedian of the world in 2005 therefore he is considered as richest actor of the world. From early of his age he wants to be stand-up comedian, he has net worth about 820 million dollars.