Any popular actor always has a story of struggle behind his career. Most of them will tell you fame didn’t come on a silver platter. Each and every successful rich actor had to work hard. Although they earn from what they love doing, they still stay on top of the game in the competitive acting industry. This makes them extraordinary people. Here is a list of the top 10 richest actors in the world in 2017.
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10. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is everyone’s favorite and stands at the 10th position in the list of top 10 richest actors. His total assets till today is valued at $300 million. The 49-year-old star was born in 1966 in New York. He is a proprietor of a creation house called Upbeat Madison Production. He is an actor in the popular movies such as the Water Boy, The wedding ringers and many more movies. Most people consider him as one of the funniest men in the comedy industry.
9. Clint Eastwood
USA and the whole world knows him as an extraordinary performing artist who takes 9th position in this list. The 85-year-old Clint Eastwood began his career as an actor in 1954. He is among the richest actors in the world with his assets adding up to over $370 million. He is popular, respected and best known for his role in the Oscar winning motion picture “Unforgiven”.
8. Bill Cosby
He is known as the immense veteran in the comic and film industry. Bill Cosby has had many achievements throughout the years and this give him the 8th position in the top 10 riches actors in the world. The 78-year-old Cosby has won 7 Grammy recompense for his important Comedy collection. He is a successful actor who has an incredible asset value of over $380 million. His show, The Bill Cosby Show, was in first position in USA for 5 years and is one of the colossal drama appear ever.
7. Tom Hanks
Tom Hank goes in the books of history as one of the most multi-gifted performer of all times. He is incredible on-screen and this is one of the reasons why he is in 7th place in this list. The 59-year old Tom still has his good looks and has a total asset worth $390 million. He is popular for his award winning films like Catch Me on the off chance that You Can, Da Vinci Code and Apollo 13 among other films.
6. Jack Nicholson
The 78-year-old Jack Nicholson is 6th is this list due to the fact that he is Hollywood’s most popular star. His first debut was in 1957 and has been given astounding number of assignments in Academy Award.
He has worn 3 Oscars, something most actors only dream of, and has accomplished six Golden Globe honors making him one of Hollywood’s successful actor. His assets are valued to be over $400 million. He is also a maker and a creator of great films.
5. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is one of the most hardworking actors ever seen in the movie industry and this is why he takes the 5th position. His first appearance was in 1984 and ever since, he has been able to give bunches of hit motion pictures to Hollywood. The 52-year-old Johnny Depp is popularly known for his cunning role in the hit movie Pirates of The Caribbean. His assets are valued to be over $450 million.
4. Tyler Perry
The 46-year only Tyler Perry is an American actor, producer, director, screenwriter, playwright, author, and songwriter, specializing in the gospel genre. He was born in 1969 in America and grew to become one of the most talented comedians America has ever known.
He is gifted and you can see that in his acting skills and adaptability. He started acting in 1997 and currently he is fourth position in the list of top 10 richest actors. He has won numerous awards and his assets are valued to be over $450 million, making him one of the richest actors the world has ever had.He has also mentored many upcoming actors and writers of the the new generation. He uses his plays to spread the gospel.
3. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise has featured in numerous action films with Mission Impossible being the most popular one. He is good looking and this has been one of the many reasons why he has won many hearts a large portion of them being female. His assets are assessed and valued at $480 million .The 53-year-old Tom started his acting career in 1981.
2. Shahrukh Khan
Although he is not from Hollywood, Shahrukh Khan has managed to build his wealth and fame in the film industry in his home country. He is referred to in the media as the “Baadshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood”. The 50-year-old Khan is the 2 wealthiest performing artist on the planet with his total worth being estimated to be $600 million.
He has spent a couple of years in Indian TV and this is what pushed him to stardom. He is an incredible Bollywood performer who started his career as an actor in 1988. He is a hard working actor and till today, he always gives the world hit movies each year.
1. Jerry Seinfeld
He is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer who tops up as the richest actor in the world. His assessed total assets are $820 million worth. The 61 year old Jerry Seinfield is a capable performer who began his career in 1976. He is charming, resilient and the world’s favorite. His hit movies include Bee Movie, Colin Quinn and a creator of the web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. He also has a strong fan base and still has the potential to grow his wealth.
That said, you now know who the top 10 richest actors in the world are. There are also other loads of talented rich actors who have not featured in this list and who are rich both in terms of fan base and cash. However, this list is made by total assets of the performing artists. Since we live in a world full of people, we will always have rising stars and the list of richest actors will always change.