Did you know that some of the most popular actors and actresses in the movie industry have a wealth that is higher than half a billion dollars? Yup, that shocked me as well when I first read it. After all, we are all aware of the fact that most Hollywood and Bollywood stars are filthy rich, but, do you really know how much money they have?
If you are interested in learning the net worth of some of the most popular male and female film stars that we all love, this article might help you. The text below is going to feature a list of the 8 richest entertainment stars in the world. Let’s take a closer look at the list below:
1. Jami Gertz – Net Worth: $3B
Jami is an American star and entrepreneur, most commonly recognized by her performances in popular films like “The Crossroads”, “Twister”, and “The Lost Boys”. Now, she did not continue her carrier as other people on this list, instead, her wealth comes from an investment that she made with her husband.
Her partner, Tony Ressler and Jami decided to invest in becoming a part-owner of a popular NBA team called “The Atlanta Hawks”. This, combined with her earnings from her cinema roles, raised her total wealth, and in 2020, it is estimated that she has approximately 3 billion dollars.
2. Shah Rukh Khan – Net Worth: $6M
As you might have guessed by looking at his name, Shah is an actor from India, more specifically from New Delhi. He is recognized by his leading role in the film “The King of Bollywood”. However, he also worked on 80 other movies for which he received numerous roles, awards, and praises.
The number of films he starred on, as well as numerous other projects that he participated in, makes it quite logical that he is earning so much, which is one of the reasons why he is the second richest actor in the world. Nowadays, his total wealth is believed to be around 600 million dollars.
3. Tom Cruise – Net Worth: $570M
Now, this is a man that does not need an introduction, but since there might be people that do not know who Tom is, let’s briefly introduce him. Cruise is an American actor and producer from NY. He is one of the most popular and loved actors in the world, which is why his movies managed to earn billions of dollars on a global level.
Although he does occasionally star in films, his wealth comes from his previous work – including “The Mission Impossible” franchise – that earned him 570 million dollars. If you want to watch some of the movies, the stars on this list acted in, but if a bad reception is hindering you from doing so, check this website out to see what you can do.
4. George Clooney – Net Worth: $500M
Coming from Kentucky, Clooney is a famous actor and director. During his career, he has won a lot of awards for his roles in movies such as “Three Kings”, “Ocean’s Eleven”, and “Syriana”. George has been incredibly successful during his career that it is quite difficult not to notice him. Currently, his wealth is estimated to be close to 500 million dollars.
5. Robert De Niro – Net Worth: $500M
No list of the richest actors in the world can be written without mentioning Robert De Niro. He is loved and praised by millions of people worldwide, both for his early and present work. He is known to take various roles in various genres, including drama, thriller, and even comedy.
Some of his most famous roles were in movies such as “The Godfather”, “Goodfellas”, “Heat”, “Casino”, and most recently, he played the role of Frank Sheeran in the long-anticipated movie “The Irishman”. His wealth is estimated to be around 500 million dollars, the same as his aforementioned colleague.
6. Jessica Alba – Net Worth: $340M
Jessica Alba has been famous for quite some time, especially when her most popular movies “Sin City” and “Fantastic Four” came out. But, there is more to her than her movie career. Alba is a co-founder of an extremely famous and successful company that manufactures products that are entirely free of toxins. This, combined with her still ongoing movie career, has made her extremely wealthy with a net worth of more than 340 million dollars.
7. The Olsen Sisters – Net Worth: $300M
You might know them from various films such as “It Takes Two” and “Passport to Paris”. However, their movie careers have not been as profitable as it once was. Instead, their wealth comes from their company that manufactures cosmetics, which turned out to be quite profitable for the twin sisters, which has to lead to their wealth is 300 million dollars.
8. Mia Wasikowska – Net Worth: $275M
Do you remember “Alice in Wonderland” parts one and two, as well as “Crimson Peak”? If so, you probably remember the lovely Mia Wasikowska. Though the first part of “Alice in Wonderland” grossed more than one billion dollars globally, Mia’s wealth is not only thanks to her acting career.
What else does she do to increase her net worth? Well, she is completely financially literate, which is why she often wisely invests in a wide range of different shares. Meaning that in return, she managed to raise her wealth to approximately 275 million dollars.
As you can see, there is a wide range of actors and actresses that are worth a lot of money. For some people, they have an unimaginable amount of money, however, since they have been building their careers for decades, as well as investing their money wisely, it should not be weird or shocking for any of us.
So, now that you know how much the people on this list are worth and how they manage to earn that money, you should not lose any more time. Instead, you should opt for watching some of their movies and/or TV dramas that allowed them to become some of the richest people on Earth.