Can You Guess The Eight Richest Actors In The World?

We live in a society where actors and celebrities are worshiped. We learn everything we can about them. We follow their careers as if they were personal friends. People who never met them, will swear loyalty to them. So, we thought it would be fun to make a list of the world’s richest actors.

We gathered our information from many credible sources. Before we begin our list, we urge you to keep in mind. The actor who commands the highest pay is not necessarily the richest actor. Money comes from many places, and what is done with money will have a huge effect on how much money it becomes. So, with that in mind, let’s begin our list of the richest actors in the world.

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Photo credit: gettyimages

1. Jami Gertz – Net Worth – $3 Billion

Jami Gertz is an American Actress and investor. Here is a partial list of her best movies:

  • Twister
  • Less Than Zero
  • The Lost Boys
  • Crossroads
  • Quicksilver

Obviously, Gertz is not the most famous actress or the hottest actress on the red carpet right now, but she has a net worth of approximately $3 Billion. Her acting success comes second to the fact that she and her husband, Tony Ressler, are part owners of the NBA team, the Atlanta Hawks.

2. Shah Rukh Khan – Estimated Net Worth – $600 Million

Shah Rukh Khan from New Delhi, is a Bollywood star. He is usually known as “The King of Bollywood.” Khan has won many awards for the more than 80 movies he has to his credit. Some of his movies include:

  • Darr: A Violent Love Story
  • Dil Se
  • Swades
  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

3. Tom Cruise – Net worth $570 Million

Tom Cruise is well-known American actor and producer from New York City, NY. His films are very popular, and they have sold millions. He has many famous movies to his credit. Here is a sample:

  • Jerry Maguire
  • Edge Of Tomorrow
  • Top Gun
  • The Color Of Money
  • Mission Impossible
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Photo credit: justrobertdeniro

4. George Clooney – Net Worth – $500 Million

George Clooney is an American actor from Kentucky and a talented American Director. His movies have won him multiple awards. While Clooney has made millions in Hollywood, that is not his only financial success. Clooney and Rande Gerber are co-founders of the fast-growing tequila brand Casamigos. Their goal is to make tequila affordable for everyone.


Clooney has starred in many films, including:

  • Ocean’s Eleven
  • Three Kings
  • Syriana
  • The Ides of March
  • One Fine Day
  • Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind


5. Robert De Niro -Current (estimated) Net Worth – $500 Million

Robert De Niro is an American actor whose legacy has spanned decades. Some of his early films include:

  • Goodfellas
  • The Godfather Part II
  • Analyze That
  • Casino


Some of his later films are:

  • Meet The Fockers
  • Meet The Parents
  • The Intern
  • Dirty Grandpa


6. Mel Gibson – Net Worth $425 Million

Mel Gibson is an American actor, producer, and director from New York City. Gibson is very well-known for his work in movies such as:

  • The Passion of Christ
  • Braveheart
  • We Were Soldiers
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior


Gibson received an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his work in Braveheart. Part of his $425 Million net worth is attributed to his role as a property investor.

7. Adam Sandler – Net Worth – $420 Million

Adam Sandler is known for being one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. Sandler is an American actor and film producer from Brooklyn, New York, NY. Some of his top movies include:

  • Uncut Gems
  • Hustle
  • The Meyerowitz Stories
  • Happy Gilmore
  • Funny People
  • You Don’t Mess With the Zohan
  • Spanglish

Besides being an A-list actor, Sandler also does voice-over work in the film industry.

8. Amitabh Bachchan – Net worth – $400 Million

Amitabh Bachchan is one of the biggest names in Bollywood and one of the richest actors in the world. He is also one of India’s richest actors. Movies to his credit include:

  • Agneepath
  • Deewaar
  • Black
  • Sharaabi
  • Baghban


As you can see, it is not always the hottest name on the screen or the biggest movie currently playing that makes an actor one of the richest actors in the world. It is a combination of their talent as an actor, other professions they are involved in, and how they invest their money. Some actors earn a lot of money, but without taking the initiative to make their careers diverse, they end up with little. So, did your favorite actor make the list? If they didn’t, don’t worry, there is always another hit movie just around the corner. Who knows who will make it big? It could be you!

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