If you are a movie buff like me, then you probably can’t get enough of your favorite movie star. Right?
After watching the newest released movie of your favorite star, you are excited about their next big release.
But Acting is a really tough job and the actors work really hard to deliver a really powerful performance that will make you feel all kinds of emotions.
And for all the hard work to create magic on the screens, these actors do charge a hefty fee.
In fact, A-listers actors receive a paycheck worth millions of dollars for every movie or show and the industry has created actors who have jaw-dropping wealth that most of us can only imagine.
Besides acting careers, some business-minded celebs have created successful businesses which have helped them to enter this list of the top 10 richest actors in the world.
So, In this post, we are going to uncover who are the richest actors in the industry and we will also share how much they charge per movie.
Jerry Seinfeld ($1 billion)
Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer who is best known for playing a fictionalized version of himself on the NBC show ‘Seinfeld’.
Jerry wrote and created the show with Larry David which aired from 1989 to 1998. Jerry Seinfeld was named the 12th greatest stand-up comedian by comedian central in 2004.
At the peak of his career, Jerry was making $1 million per episode on the show. The actor has an estimated Net Worth of $1 billion making him the world’s richest actor.
Tyler Perry ($1 billion)
Tyler Perry is an American actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur who is best known for movies like “Diary of a Mad Black Woman”, “Madea’s Family Reunion”, “Gone Girl” & “Madea Goes to Jail”.
His movie Madea’s franchise has grossed more than $660 million worldwide.
According to Forbes, Perry has a net worth of $1 billion as of March 2023.
Dwayne Johnson ($800 million)
Dwayne Johnson a.k.a The Rock is an American actor and former professional wrestler who is known for movies like the Fast & Furious franchise, Jumanji, & Rampage.
The wrestler-turned-actor was named one of the highest-paid entertainers by Forbes in 2022. He charges around $20 million for working in a movie.
Dwayne has an estimated net worth of $800 million as of March 2023.
Shah Rukh Khan ($770 million)
Shah Rukh Khan a.k.a SRK is an Indian actor and producer who is best known for movies like “Dilwale Dulaniya Le Janyenge”, “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” & My Name is Khan”.
His recently released movie crossed over $130 million USD worldwide. He charges around $4 million per movie.
Khan has an estimated net worth of $770 million.
Tom Cruise ($620 million)
Tom Cruise is an American actor and producer who is best known for the Mission Impossible movie franchise where he plays the character of Ethan Hunt.
Cruise has received multiple awards for his performance including an Honorary Palme d’Or and three Golden Globes.
He is one of the highest-paid actors in the world as he charges approximately $20 to $30 million per movie.
Cruise has an estimated net worth of $620 billion as of March 2023.
Jackie Chan ($520 million)
Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong-born Chinese actor, filmmaker, martial artist, and stuntman who is known for movies like “Rush Hour”, “Kung Fu Panda”, and “The Karate Kid”.
Chan is known for doing his own stunts and In the 1980s, on the set of the movie “Lung hing foo dai”, he fractured his skull and damaged his hearing as well.
Jackie Chan charges around $15 million per movie. He has an estimated net worth of $520 million.
George Clooney ($500 million)
George Clooney is an American actor and filmmaker who is best known for movies like “Gravity”, “Three Kings” & “The Midnight Sky”.
The actor started his career as a television actor and got immense praise for his role as Dr. Dough Roos in the NBC medical drama ER.
Clooney has bagged several awards throughout his career including two Academy Awards, a British Academy Film Award, and four Golden Globe awards.
On average, the actor gets paid around $20 million per movie role. Clooney has an estimated net worth of $500 million as of 2023.
Robert De Niro ($500 million)
Robert De Niro is an American actor and filmmaker who is best known for movies like “Taxi Driver”, “The Irish Man”, and “Heat”.
De Niro is considered one of the finest actors of this generation. The 79 years old actor has been a part of more than 120 movies throughout his career and he charges a whopping $10 million to perform in a movie.
Robert De Niro has an estimated net worth of $500 million as of March 2023.
Arnold Schwarzenegger ($450 million)
Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Australian and American actor, filmmaker, former professional bodybuilder, and entrepreneur who is best known for Hollywood’s hit franchise “Terminator”.
His other popular movies include “Total Recall”, “Predator”, “Escape Plan” and “True Lies”.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has an estimated net worth of $450 million and he charges $10 to $20 million for every movie role.
Kevin Hart ($450 million)
Kevin Hart is an American stand-up comedian turned actor who is best known for movies & TV shows like “True Story”, “Die Hart”, “Central Intelligence” and “Ride Along”.
He started his career as a stand-up comedian making his way into several successful Hollywood movies.
Hart charges $20 for a movie role and He has an estimated net worth of $450 million as of March 2023.
In conclusion, the entertainment industry proves to be one of the most lucrative fields for talented actors which have helped them to garner immense fame and wealth.
Moreover, this level of wealth and fame has given them the responsibility to give back to the community in any way possible and keep their audience entertained with their future projects.