To live a successful and chic life is a trait of stars. It is not a secret that Hollywood celebrities are some of the wealthiest people in the world. However, among them, there are those who make crazy money, even compared with the standards of Hollywood. The budget of these celebrities is counted in hundreds of millions of dollars. They are richer than many businesspeople in the world, and it seems that even presidents of some countries are far from reaching their level. So we present to your attention top 10 richest actors in the world 2018. Can you guess who is number one on our list?
10 richest actors in the world
We are happy to present to your attention the names of the wealthiest actors in the world. Some names are quite predictable, while others will surprise you. We promise you will be impressed to learn who is the richest actor in the whole world now.
10. Tom Hanks - $350 million
Tom Hanks opens up our top ten actors of the year 2018. He is an American actor, producer, film director, screenwriter, and writer. Mr. Hanks began his acting career with roles on television and acting in comedy films. Later he gained recognition as a drama actor and was awarded two Oscars in the Best Male category for leading roles in Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994).
He is one of two actors in the history of Oscar awards (besides Spencer Tracy), to win the award in this award two times in a row. Among the most famous films starring him are Splash, Big, Turner and Hooch, You’ve got a letter, The Green Mile, Apollo-13, Cust Way, Catch Me If You Can, Cloud Atlas.
Tom Hanks is also known for the role of Robert Langdon in the film adaptation of the books by Dan Brown, and for the voicing of Sheriff Woody in the cartoon Toy Story. At present, Tom Hanks’ net worth is $350 million according to www.therichest.com and many other sources.
9. Clint Eastwood - $375 million
Clinton “Clint” Eastwood is an American actor, film director, and composer. He is the winner of five awards of the American Film Academy: four Oscars in the nominations "Best Director" and "Best Film of the Year" and the winner of Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for producer contribution to the cinema. Besides, he has got the US National Medal of the Arts, and he is a laureate of the Cesar prime.
The films starring him are The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Paint Your Wagon, Star in the Dust, The First Traveling Saleslady, Never Say Goodbye, Escapade in Japan. Today his net worth is $375 million according to www.therichest.com.
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8. Jackie Chan - $395 million
Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong, Chinese and American actor, stuntman, film director, producer, screenwriter, singer, philanthropist, and martial arts master. Besides he is Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, the Cavalier of the Order of the British Empire, and the leading director of the Changchun Film Studio - the oldest film studio in China.
Mr. Chan is one of the most popular heroes of smash-hit movies in the world, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, incredible sense of humor, and the improvisation during the filming. You can also find his name in Guinness World Records. His net worth is $395 million according to wealthygorilla.com.
7. Sylvester Stallone - $400 million
Sylvester Stallone is an American actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. During his acting career, he has appeared in more than 50 films, including in the series called Rocky, Rambo, and The Expendables. He is a three-time Oscar nominee for the role of Rocky Balboa, winner of the Saturn Prime, Cesar Prime.
In December 2016, the elected President of the United States, Donald Trump, offered Stallone the post of chairman of the National Endowment for Arts. However, Stallone refused the proposed position. Today Stallone's net worth i more than $400 million according to www.celebritynetworth.com.
6. Jack Nicholson - $400 million
Jack Nicholson is considered one of the greatest actors in cinema history. He was nominated for Oscar 12 times. He is also one of two actors who has been nominated for an Oscar for the best male role every decade since the 1960s. In 1994, he became one of the youngest actors to get the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award. Jack Nicholson has won numerous awards, including three Oscars and BAFTA awards, seven Golden Globes, six National Council of Critics of the USA Award and the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award. His films are Flight to Fury, Mars Attacks!, As Good as It Gets, Batman, The Departed, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and other.
He is one of the richest actors in the world with a net worth of about $400 million according to www.therichest.com.
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5. Mel Gibson - $425 million
Mel Gibson is an Australian and American actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. He is the winner of two awards "Oscar" and the award "Golden Globe" (1996) for directing the drama Braveheart. In 2017, he was nominated for the Oscar and Golden Globe awards for directing the military drama Hacksaw Ridge. He is also the Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia with his net worth of $425 million according to www.therichest.com.
4. Amitabh Bachchan - $425 million
Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, politician, producer, and broadcaster. Besides, he is the winner of three National Film Awards and eleven Filmfare Awards. He is also got India’s highest civilian awards: Padma Sri Award in 1984, Padma Bhushan Award in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015. His is number four in the top ten richest actors with a net worth of $425 million according to www.therichest.com.
3. George Clooney - $500 million
George Clooney is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, and social activist. He received wide fame after the release of the television series Emergency Room and the film From Dusk Till Dawn. He is the winner of the Oscar and Golden Globe Awards.
His humanitarian work includes the help to solve the conflict in Darfur and assistance to the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. After he sold his Casamigos Tequila factory, Forbes considered him the highest paid actor in the world 2018. And now he is one of the top ten richest actors in the world with a net worth 500 million dollars according to www.esquire.com.
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2. Tom Cruise - $550 million
Tom Cruise is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter. He has got Golden Globe Award three times and three Oscar nominations. The drama Magnolia starring Mr. Cruise was marked by numerous awards and considered his most successful project. According to wealthygorilla.com Cruise’s net worth is $550 million.
1. Shah Rukh Khan - $750 million
Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian actor, producer, and public personality. He is also known as the "King of Bollywood." His fans sometimes call him “King Khan” and he has nothing against it. Nowadays he is the king of the world's top 10 richest actors. Besides, he is a record holder in the number of won a Filmfare Awards for the best male role. He was awarded the fourth highest civilian award by Padma Sri in 2005, with the French Order of Arts and Literature in 2007 and with the Order of the Legion of Honor in 2014.
In the 1980s, his face appeared in Indian series which were not very famous. Later, in 1992, he made his debut in the film called Deewana. It is difficult to define the general idea of his movies as long as the topics are very diverse, but many of them deal with the problem of national and religious identity, diaspora communities, racism, and cultural difference. His other famous films are: Bhoothnath Returns (2014), My name is Khan (2011), Luck by Chance (2009), Billu (2009) and As long as I have life (original: Jab Tak Hai Jaan, 2012). In the whole, more than 80 films starred him in India. According to wealthygorilla.com Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth is about $750 million in 2018.
Now you know the names of the richest actors in the world in 2018. As you have noticed, not all of them are American actors, Bollywood stars also earn a lot, and this year the Indian movie legend became the wealthiest actor in the whole world.
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