Check out the list of Top 10 richest actors in the world. Every successful actor have Fame, well known name in film or drama industry and as well as huge money. Money is really an important factor to determine who is standing at the top in the business. So here are the top 10 richest actors in the world today:
10.Robert De Niro ($185 Million)
Robert De Niro considered as one of the greatest actors of his time . He was born in New-York on 17 august 1943.He first gained popularity in Hollywood with his role in the movie “Bang the Drum Slowly” (1973) but he gained reputation as a volatile actor in the movie Mean Streets (1973). De niro received Academy award for best Supporting actor for his role in The GodFather-2 (1974).
His other famous movies include The Taxi Driver,Deer hunter,Ragging bull and silver lining playbook. De Niro demand $20 million dollar per film.He is also the owner of 27 restaurants all around the world.He is also the co founder of the film studio and Tribeca film festival. His upcoming movies will be released in 2014.
9.Salman Khan ($200 Million)
Salman Khan is one of the most popular actors in Bollywood. At the age of 47 he is still single though. He’s mostly known as Sallu in Bollywood industry. Salman khan is the son of Legendary Film writer Salim Khan who penned many super hits in Bollywood like Sholay ,Deewar an Don. Salman khan was born on 27 December 1965 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He started his acting carrier in 1988 by doing a supporting role in the movie Biwi hu tu Aisi hu (1988).The following year he got leading in the box office romantic hit Maine Pyar Kiya(1989) from there he become the heart an sole of Indian Cinema.
He also give terrific performances in Saajan, Andaz Apna apna, Hum apk hain kaun and Tere Naam. He recently also lead role in the movies which grossed over a $100m like Dabbang, ek tha tiger ,Wanted, Body Guard and Ready. In total they grossed over Rs 850 crores needless to say they broke all the records on Box office.
He has a large fan base which is one of the biggest in India. Salman own two Audis.a land rover and two bikes.Due to his fitness he is arguable the best looking man in India and the 7th best in world according to Peoples magazine in 2004. He has now started his own no charitable foundation Being Human. He also has his own production company called Being Human productions which donates all his profit to his foundation.
8.Will Smith ($205 Million)
Will Smith was born on 25 September 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA. Will smith was originally a rapper performing together with “DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince”. When the band got popular he spent lot of money on a house ,cars and jewelry which nearly ruined his life in twenties.
He came into acting when he met Benny Medina who presented an idea for sitcom which was based on his life in Beverly Hills. He loved that idea and obviously he had to play a lead role of a street smart kid who trans-plated to Beverly Hills this series lasted Six years. During that time he played a role in the movie which got the attention of critics the movie was “Six degree of Separation”.
But his first real hit movie was Bad guy which was released in 1995. His roles in The independence day and Man in black made him one of the most popular actors in the world… He has won three grammy awards and received two Oscar nominations. He own a massive residential estate called The Calabasas state whose estimated value is $20 Million and it consist of tennis,Basket Ball and Volleyball courts,a pool ,a private lake and a state of the art of Gym.
7. Leonardo Di Caprio ($215 million)
One of my most favourites actors of all time .Leonardo di caprio is came to fame due to his super super hit movie TITANIC (1997). Leonardo popularly known as Leo was born on 11 November 1974 Hollywood Los Angeles California USA.He is considered as one of the most versatile actors in the world.And due to his exceptional acting skills he earned nine oscar nominations.
His debut move was a horror movie actually it was a sci fi horror called Critter 3 but it was his role as Jack Dawson in James Cameron move TITANIC made him a real super star.After that his way was on the top he played lead role in the movies like Inception,Shutter Island,The departed and Catch me if you can etc.Leo owned a beach a carbon beach house in Malibu California which is currently valued at $23m.His movie Inception grossed over $825 million in which he got a fair bit of profit.His versatility in the roles makes him one of the best in the world.
6.Tom Cruise ($250 Million)
Tom Cruise real name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV was born on 3rd July 1962 in Syracuse, NewYork, USA. He is one of the most highest paid and sought after actors in screen history. Tom Cruise first came into scene at Hollywood in a movie called Endless love which was released in 1981 and with that movie he got an immense box office appeal in both male and female audiences.
His first Major block buster was Risky Business which was released in 1983 and after that he gives some top grossing films of the decade including Top Gun,The color of Money ,rain man and born on fourth of July and by 1990’s and 2000’s he was one of the most highest paid actors in the industry averaging 15 million dollars a picture. He give block busters like Mission impossible, Mission impossible 2 and 3, The last Samurai (2003).He is also a three time Oscar nominee and a multi-million film producer. His latest movie is Oblivion.he is the only celebrity to make it to the top of Forbes celebrity 100 power list not once but twice.He also owns a $35 million estate called the Beverly hills in CA.
5.Sylvester Stallone -$275 Million
One of the most famous and iconic Action heroes of all time Sylvester stallone is not only a actor but he is also a screen writer and director as well popularly known as Sly in the industry. Stallone born on 6 July 1946 in New York City. In the beginning he struggled to establish himself as an actor in the movies like thriller crute and the comedy Bananas but he got a much needed carrier break through in the movie the Lord of the flatbush (1974).
Not only he wanted to become an actor but he was keen to establish himself as a screen writer so he decided to write a movie named Rocky (1976) as he was inspired with Muhammad Ali .The story was about an unknown boxer who was given a million in one opportunity to fight for a title. The film gone on to become the most successful franchise of all time and received 10 nominations for academy award and also won the academy award for Best picture in 1976 uptill now its 5 series are released.
Along with the Rocky Stallone is also widely famous for his role in the move called RAMBO and got a lead role in move First blood which was released in 1982 followed by a sequel First blood 2,Rambo 3 and Rambo (2008)…he gives the audience countless first class movies and a highly respectable carrier which is covers almost 30 years and he is still working as two series of the Expandebales and Bulley to the head are his latest action movies. Stallone also owns a Beverly Hills Mansion worth over $10 million and also has a $4.95 million lakeside home nearby.
4.Tom Hanks ($350 Million)
Like Sylvester Stallone Tom Hanks is also screenwriter,actor, producer and Director. He was born on 9 July 1956 in Concord,California. In the beginning tom has no acting experience at college level and was struggling with his real life because he had to live with the succession of step families. His carrier was started in Cleveland in a television show Bosom Buddies (1980).
He first came into movies in 1984 in a romantic comedy called Splash.But he got fame with a role of Robert Langdon in the movie Angel and Demons which makes him the highest pay ever for an actor.His other famous movies are Apollo 13 ,Catch me if u can and You have got mail.. He also received the Distinguished Public service Award , The US navy’s highest civilian honor on veterans day 1999 for his work in the movie Saving Private Ryan.
Tom has made donations to support Democratic politicians. He also owns both the Toyota RAV4EV and the first production AC propulsion eBox,which are electric vehicles.He also owns the costliest housebin Florida and also the Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles.
The one actor who can challenge or even surpass Leonardo Di Caprio in terms of versatility is Johnny Depp. Johnny Depp was born on June 9,1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky,USA. In the beginning he wanted to be musician and at the age 15 he was kicked out of school because of craziness of music so he couldn’t study. He then formed a series of Garage bands like the kids.
He first came into acting when his former wife Lori A.Depp who introduce him to actor Nicolas Cage. In 1984 he made his film debut in the movie A nightmare at Elm Street but he gained much fame due to his role in the TV series 21 Jump street (1987). After numerous role in teen oriented movies his first major hit on the box office was the movie Edward ScissorHands (1990). He continue to gain popularity in 90’s starring in the lead roles Ed wood ( 1994) and Donnie Brasco (1997).
In 2003 he give probably the best movie of his carrier The pirates of the Carribean the curse of black pearl he played that role which brings the best out of him till now 4 parts of this movie are released “.He owns three houses ,Somerset Mansion,West Hollywood mansion and Plan de la villa which is located in France.He also has a production company called Infinitum Nihil that has many successful movies till date he drives vintage 1959 Corvette roadster.His lavish assets don’t end here he also owns an island naed as Little halls pond clay which is located in Exuma Land and sea park which is worth $3.6 million and a fifty-six foot luxury Yacht called Vajlorojia..
2.Keanu reeves $350 million
Keanu Reeves was born in beirut,Lebanon in 1964. Reeves started his carrier in movies as a supporting role in the movie young blood (1986) which was filmed in Canada but he got the attention of the critics on radar with his performance in the drama River’s edge and also landed a supporting role in the Oscar nominated Dangerous liaisons (1988). Reeves got his worldwide recognition for his role as Neo Anderson or the one in a massively successful movie Matrix triology which is considered to be the most hit and critically acclaimed SCI-FI movie due to its action sequences and mind blowing script.He is also known for his role in action thriller Speed. He has 4 auto mobiles which include a Porsche and a Harley Davidson.
1.Shahrukh Khan- $600 Million
The most popular actor in India by far is none other than Shahrukh Khan who is popularly known as The King of Bollywood or The baadshah of bollywood. SRK was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi in India .He is a real hard worker and role model for every superstar not only in Bollywood but also for all the people in the world .Shahrukh khan belong to a simple middle class who then become one of the richest actors of the world. SRK started his carrier as a lead actor in drama series Fauji which was released in (1988). He gained much popularity for his work and become a heart beat of almost every Indian girl.
He first came into bollywood in the movie called deewana (1992) and won the award for best debut actor male. In the same year he also starred role in Dil Aashna hai and Raju ban gya gentle man in the same year. He was also got lead roles in the movie Darr and Bazigar. Probably the most iconic performance and arguably one of the best movies in India of Bollywood named Dil wale dhulania le jayen ge the movie was released on 20th october 1995 and the movie still plays in a Mumbai theater so easily that movie is the longest running initial release in Bollywood Cinema history.
SRK has done over 75 Hindi films which grossed around $18 million. He is known for his romantic roles. He also owns the IPL franchise kolkata knight riders which is worth $75 million and is also the co chairman of the production company Redchillies and co owns Dreamz unlimited. He has one of the most amazing house in India which is called Mannat which shows his stylish life style not only that he also owns Two BMW’s an Audi and a rolls royce he is also the board member of make a wish foundation. He in no doubt a real superstar and gain highest richest actor position in our list.