Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

Hello Guys, Here i tell you about Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017. You must have had watched a lot of movies over the years. They would have had featured a long list of actors with experiences of working in movies as actors. Do you know who amongst them the richest 20 are? From film industries all over the world? Well, in case you don’t know then here is a list compiled FYI. So we are going to tell you about them keep reading and have fun:

  • 20- Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt has worked in a number of movies in Hollywood and is very popular the world over for his acting. He debuted his career in acting in and has been working ever since, impressing his fans with the way he takes on different roles in movies. Some of his great cinema hits include flicks such as Seven [1995], 12 Monkeys [1995], Ocean’s Eleven [2001], Ocean’s Twelve [2004], Mr. and Mrs. Smith [2005], The Departed [2006], 12 Years a Slave [2013], and many more, receiving a number of awards for his performances. Brad Pitt’s current financial worth as of 2016 is said to be 240m$.


  • 19- Will Smith

Will Smith shot to fame in the ‘90s TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air which ran for six years in a row and later on other TV channels world-wide. Will Smith also continues to work in Hollywood movies, many of them have been roaring successes, earning him a boatload of wealth. Smith’s list of super-hit movies include Independence Day [1996], men in Black [1997], Ali [2001], The pursuit of Happyness [2006], Winter’s Tale 2014, Concussion [2015]. Will has also been nominated for many awards such as two academy awards, five golden globe awards and four Grammy awards. Will Smith’s current financial worth stands at 240m$.


  • 18- Scott Speedman

Scott Speedman is an actor who has worked in both TV and films and earned a lot of recognition for his work. Some of his roles that clicked with people the most include the TV series Felicity and the Underworld film series. Speedman has also won a number of accolades for himself such as four Teen Choice Awards, two Genie Awards, a Fright Meter Award, a Fangoria Chainsaw Award, a Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema Award and an Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror Films USA Award. The current financial worth of Scott Speedman is at 245m$.


  • 17- Leonardo Di Caprio

Leonardo Di Caprio is a world famed actor for his roles in many blockbuster movies that made him a hot-shot, not only in America but in many countries around the world. Interestingly, he started his acting career working in commercials from where he entered in soap operas, sitcoms and finally landed in Hollywood. Leonardo Di Caprio has been a huge success at films most notable of which are Titanic [1997], Catch me if you can [2002], Gangs of New York [2002], Blood Diamond [2006], The Departed [2006], Inception [2010], Django Unchained [2012], The Great Gatsby [2013] and many more. The current financial status of Leonardo Di Caprio is at 245m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 16- Leon Thomas III

Leon Thomas III is an actor who has also worked as a singer, a songwriter, a record producer, etc. Leon started his acting career back in 2003 and has showcased his acting skills in a number of Hollywood movies since then. His most popular role that took a hit with the audiences was playing as Andre Harris on the Nickelodeon series named Victorious. Other movies he has worked in include August Rush [2007], Rising Stars [2010], Bad Asses [2014] and Runaway Island [2015]. Leon’s current level of financial savings stand at 245m$.


  • 15- Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. is a very popular actor who started working in the film industry at a very early age of 5 years. This was a film that was directed by his own father, Robert Downey Sr. titled Pound [1970]. He has been working ever since but his major success at the silver screen came in his forties when he starred in movies such as Iron Man [2008], Sherlock Holmes [2009], Iron Man-2 [2010], Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [2011], The Avengers [2012], Iron Man-3 [2013], Avengers: Age of Ultron [2015], Captain America: Civil War [2016] and many more, winning a number of awards for his performances. He earned a lot of money working in these hits and currently holds 250m$ NET savings.

  • 14- Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson started his professional career working in musicals and from thereon moved to work in TV miniseries and then in movies. His more popular movies with the masses are The Phantom of the Opera [2004], Little Children [2006], Watchmen [2009], Insidious [2010], Insidious Chapter-2 [2013] and The Conjuring-2 [2016]. He has been nominated for a number of awards such as the Golden Globe Award for his performance in films. His current level of financial worth stands at 275m$.

  • 13- Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is a man of many talents, being an actor alongside a comedian, a musician, a screenwriter, even film producer. Adam kick-started his acting career in the late eighties and has worked in many movies to-date. He is more known for his comedy roles in films instead of other, serious roles. His well-known movies include Spanglish [2004], Reign Over Me [2007], Funny People [2009], Dracula in Hotel Transylvania [2012] and Hotel Transylvania-2 [2015], amongst others. His current financial wealth stands at 300m$.

  • 12- Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas is both an actor and a producer who has had a lot of success at the box office. His list of movies that entertained people and made a mark for him include The China Syndrome [1979], Wall Street [1987], The War of the Roses [1989], The American President [1995], The Game [1997],Traffic [2000] and many others. He has received many laurels for his work such as AFI Life Achievement Award, Golden Globe Award, etc. His current financial status after all these years of hard work in the film industry is at 300m$.

  • 11- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger is best known for his role in Terminator 2: Judgement Day [1991]. Arnold rose to fame as a body builder and won the title of Mr. Olympia and other awards. After starting his career in acting, Arnold played in a number of movies such as Total Recall [1990], Kindergarten Cop [1990] True Lies [1994], Eraser [1996], Collateral Damage [2002], The Expendables-2 [2012], Escape Plan [2013], The Expendables-3 [2014] and more. He even went on to become a politician and serve as the Governor of California from 2003-2011. The current balance of his financial savings stands at 300m$.

  • 10- Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan is a stuntman, actor, director, producer and much more! Jackie has been working as an actor since the ‘60s decade and has worked in excess of a hundred and fifty films! Some of his bestselling movies include Project A [1983], Dragons Forever [1988], The Legend of Drunken master [1994], Rush Hour-2 [2001], Shanghai Knights [2003], New Police Story [2004] and many other movies besides these. Jackie has mesmerized audiences with his Kung Fu fighting style coupled with humor. His current financial worth is 350m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 9- Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks has been entertaining people for decades while working as an actor in films and continues this trend. He has won a list of awards for his splendid performances such as Academy awards, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Awards, People’s Choice Award, Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award, et cetera. Some famous movies in which he world include Philadelphia [1993], Apollo 13 [1995], Saving Private Ryan [1998], Catch Me If You Can [2002], The Terminal [2004], The Polar Express [2004], Da Vinci Code [2006], Saving Mr. Banks [2013], Bridge of Spies [2015]. At the moment, the financial standing of Tom Hanks stands at 350m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 8- Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone is better known as Rambo and Rocky for his role in these super hit action movies. The Rocky series of movies were a total of seven movies starting from Rocky [1976], Rocky II [1979], Rocky III [1982], Rocky IV [1985], Rocky V [1990], Rocky Balboa [2006] and Creed [2015]. It is possible that even more Rocky movies are rolled out in the years to come. Other popular movies of Sylvester Stallone include the Rambo series and the Expendables series. All of these action packed movies have translated into a lot of wealth for Sylvester Stallone which currently stands at 400m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 7- Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson is an actor who has been showing off his acting skills in movies for as long as a whopping sixty years! Jack has worked in a long list of movies ever since and has earned a lot of fame for his roles in different castings. Some of his very famous movies which struck a chord with audiences include Chinatown [1974], Five Easy Pieces [1970], The Shining [1980], As Good As It Gets [1997], About Schmidt [2002], The Departed [2006] and many more. The current financial status of Jack Nicholson stands at 400m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 6- Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is an actor, musician and also a producer who has had a number of hits in cinemas for his acting artistry. His fame period started when he became a hit in the television series 21 Jump Street. Johnny has won Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award for his acting. Some of his acclaimed movies include the Sleepy Hollow [1999], Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl [2003], Finding Neverland [2004], Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest [2006], Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides [2011], Alice in Wonderland [2010] and more. Johnny’s financial war chest currently stands at 400m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 5- Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson is a screenwriter, actor, director, producer who has fared in many Hollywood movies that have rocked audiences the world over. Mel Gibson’s awards include Golden Globe Award, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Picture and others. His best movies include Braveheart [1995], Ransom [1996], Payback [1999], The Patriot [2000], Signs [2002], We Were Soldiers [2002], Apocalypto [2006], Edge of Darkness [2010], and many more. The current financial standing of Mel Gibson is at 425m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 4- Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor who has worked for decades in the Indian film industry known as Bollywood and is a very respected and admired figure in India. Amitabh is referred to as the Big B and has starred in around 200 movies in India. Some of the hits of Amitabh’s career are Anand [1971], Zanjeer [1973], Deewaar [1975], Sholay [1975], Kabhi Kabhie [1976], Muqaddar ka Sikandar [1978], Black [2005], Shamitabh [2015]. Amitabh has accumulated a lot of awards for himself such as four National Film Awards, 15 Filmfare Awards, conferred the Padma Shri by the Indian Government in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015. His current level of wealth is at 425m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 3- Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is a Hollywood sensation who loves to work in action movies, to-date, and has worked in many so far. The list includes the super hit Top Gun [1986] which was the turning point in his career as it made him a bombastic star in the industry. Other movies include Minority Report [2002], Collateral [2004], Mission Impossible III [2006], Mission Impossible Rogue Nation [2015], etc. The current reading on Tom Cruise’s financial meter is 480m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 2- Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan is an Indian actor and producer who has been working in the Indian film industry since the late ‘80s. Shahrukh Khan has worked in over 80 Indian films and continues to work as an actor. Shahrukh best known movies include Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge [1995], Kuch Kuch Hota Hai [1998] and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham [2001] amongst a list of movies. Shahrukh has won many awards for his work such as the Film fare Awards. The current status of his earnings stands at 600m$.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

  • 1- Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is an American actor but not only an actor, he is also a comedian, a director, a writer, and a producer too! Jerry went famous for his appearance in the sitcom Seinfeld, which was so popular that it ran for almost a decade from 1989-1998. Other movies in which he featured as an actor or comedian include The Ratings Game [1984], Pros and Cons [1999], A Uniform Used To Mean Something…[2004], The Thing About My Folks [2005], Bee Movie [2007]. The Bee Movie that was a hit, was written and co-produced by Jerry Seinfeld and he even played the voice of the protagonist in it. Jerry Seinfeld is the richest man on this list of the Top 20 Richest Actors in the World with a total fortune of 820m$.

So these are the richest 20 actors in the world with incomes rounded off to the nearest digit to give an idea of how much money they have accumulated for themselves and their families after years of working in films. Most of them would possibly be richer one year from now as they would have worked in films or would have earned much more wealth through appearing in advertisements, et cetera. So that would mean that they would jump places with each other soon but for now, for 2016, this is what we have in focus. Until next time.

Top 20 Richest Actors in the World 2017

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