Acting is a career which attracts riches and fame at the same time. There are actors around the globe who have rags to riches stories, and have made millions on the basis of their acting skills and inborn talent. In addition to the money, they have global fan following too. These actors have delivered many super hit movies and they are recognized across the world. Most of these actors had a very small start but today they have an empire which is worth millions of dollars.
If you are wondering that who are the top 20 richest actors in the world then here is a list of top 20 richest actors in the world:
20. Adam Sandler
One of the richest actors in the world at present is the 51 year old American star Adam Sandler, who has made it to number 20 in the list with an awesome net worth of $ 340 million as in 2017. He has been on some of the most popular actors in Hollywood since 1989.
19. Sean Connery
Sean Connery is a Scottish actor and he also worked as a producer. He took retirement in 2012 and he is known to be the first actor to play the role of James Bond in the movies. His total net worth is over $ 350 Million and he worked in many popular movies like the hunt for Red October, The Rock and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
18. Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan surely doesn’t needs any introduction as he is popular across the world. He is not just an actor but he is also a film director, stuntman and a producer. He is known for fighting shots in the movies and as per the records; Jackie Chan worked in over 150 movies. He started his career in 1962 and he is still active in acting. All the fame and hard work helped him in achieving the net worth of $ 350 Million
17. Keanu Reeves
Next on our list is Keanu Reeves and he is a Canadian actor. He started his career in 1984 and since then he worked in many popular movies and shows like The Matrix, Bill and Ted Franchise, The Matrix and Little Buddha. He also works as a musician, director and producer and all these thing have helped him in achieving a net worth of $360 Million
16. Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood is another American actor to be included in this list. The 87 year old started his journey in 1954 and has been appreciated all the way. Currently, he has a net worth of $ 375 million. Clint is popularly known for his work in Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven, and American Sniper. Clint also received several Academy Awards throughout his career.
15. Ryan Seacrest
Ryan is popularly known for hosting American Idol but in addition to this, is he hosted many other shows as well. Ryan is also a popular radio personality and he has also worked as a producer. As per the information available, Ryan has also received Emmy Awards and today, his total net worth is over $ 380 million
14. Tom Hanks
The American actor, producer and director, Tom Hanks features next on the list of top 20 richest actors in the world. The 61 year old actor currently has a net worth of $ 390 million. He has been acclaimed for a number of hit movies like Da Vinci Code, Apollo 13 and Catch Me if You Can.
13. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp, the star of the Pirates of the Caribbean series of movies is the next on this list. The 54 year old actor produces has a net worth figure of $ 400 million. He has given some brilliant performances since entering Hollywood in 1984 and is one of the most popular actors of all time.
12. Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone is one of the highly regarded American actors in our list. He is known for his work in Rambo and he worked in many other shows and movies apart from this. It should also be noted that he started his career in 1970 and even today he is highly popular among the audience. Even at present, he is working in Escape plan 2. His present net worth is over $ 400 million.
11. Jack Nicholson
The next name in the list is that of American actor Jack Nicholson, who has a net worth of $ 400 million as in 2017. The 80 year old veteran star has had a remarkable career which started in 1957 and he is still going strong.
10. Dr. Phil
Dr. Phill is not just a popular actor but is also a known psychologist. He started his career with the show Dr. Phill n 2002 and since then he gained a lot of popularity. Dr. Phill is also one of the highest earning celebrities in the world and his net worth is over $ 400 Million.
9. Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby is the 80 year old veteran Hollywood actor, who has a net worth of $ 400 million, making him one of the wealthiest actors in the world. The American actor made his debut in 1962 and has been honored with a number of awards during his illustrious career.
8. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold is a popular Australian-American Actor who worked in many Hollywood action movies. In addition to this, before joining the film industry, he was a professional bodybuilder. In the later years, Arnold started investing in businesses and he also held significant posts in government. As per the information available, he was the 38th governor of California and at present, his net worth is over $ 400 Million
7. Mel Gibson
Next on our list is Mel Gibson who is another popular American Actor and Filmmaker. He is known for his work in the bounty and Lethal Weapon Series. Today, he has a net worth of around $ 425 Million and his popularity is still on the rise.
6. George Clooney
George Clooney is another American actor on our list and his net worth is over $ 500 Million. In addition to this, he has been awarded with two academy award for his work in Syriana and Argo. He also worked in movies like Hail, Caesar! The America, Gravity and Money Monster.
5. Simon Cowell
Simon is 58 years old English TV personality. He is mostly seen as a judge on many TV shows and he also worked as a producer for many shows. His net worth is over $ 550 Million and he is quite infamous for the blunt remarks and comments on the contestants of the show. He also appeared on The X Factor and apart from that, he worked for America’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent and American Idol
4. Tom Cruise
With an amazing net worth of $ 570 million, the handsome hunk Tom Cruise comes next among the wealthiest actors in the world. The 55 year old American star made his Hollywood debut in 1981 and has had an outstanding career till date. He worked in movies like Mission Impossible, Endless Love and Tom has also received Golden Globe Award for his work in various movies.
3. Tyler Perry
The next actor to make it among the richest in the world is the popular Hollywood star Tyler Perry, who along with Jonny Depp, has a net worth of $ 450 million. The 48 year actor has been working in Hollywood since 1992.
2. Shahrukh Khan
Popular by the name of “King Khan” and “King of Romance”, the 52-year-old Bollywood superstar is the second richest actor in the world with a net worth of $ 600 million. He started his film career in 1988, after a brief stint on Indian television, and soon reached the top of Bollywood.
1. Jerry Seinfeld
The position of the richest actor in the world is occupied by the Hollywood actor-comedian Jerry Seinfeld. The 63 year old star made his career debut in 1976 and there was no looking back for him after that. He has an incredible net worth of $ 820 million.
Some other star actors to feature on the list of the richest ones are Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Will Smith, and Leonardo DiCaprio. All these actors are stunningly rich, both in terms of money as well as the fanfare.