While industries like fashion and music struggle to stay afloat in an ever-changing technological landscape, Hollywood hasn’t faltered one bit. From fans’ obsessive embrace of streaming to global blockbusters and franchises, the movie business is just as hot as ever. And its most bankable celebrities are reaping all the benefits. These are the 10 richest celebrities in Hollywood.
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Top 10 Richest Hollywood Celebrities in 2016
10. Jessica Alba
With an estimated $350 million net worth, Jessica Alba has quietly become a force to reckon with in Hollywood and in business. She made a name for herself playing big screen vixens in movies like Fantastic Four and Sin City. But it’s her eco-friendly brand, The Honest Company, that has really padded her pockets. Jessica ranks at number 10 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Jessica Alba net worth is $350 million.
9. Keanu Reeves
Also with a net worth of around $350 million, Keanu Reeves achieved his biggest payday during the filming of The Matrix and its two sequels. The veteran action star earned a reported $114 million for The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. Despite a relatively low profile since those movies, Reeves continues to work steadily and most recently achieved box office success in 2014’s John Wick. Keanu ranks at number 9 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Keanu Reeves net worth is $350 million.
8. Tom Hanks
Despite his longer stint in the business, Tom Hanks’s net worth ties with that of Reeves and Alba ($350 million). Hanks, who has landed in blockbuster hits since the 80s, is poised to set screens on fire again this fall in the Da Vinci Code sequel, Inferno. Tom Hanks ranks at number 8 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Tom Hanks net worth is $350 million.
7. Clint Eastwood
At 85 years old, Clint Eastwood is still one of the hardest working men in showbiz. After working as an iconic actor for decades, Eastwood found success as a director. Most notably, he took home two Oscars in 2004 for Million Dollar Baby (Best Picture and Best Director). His mix of critical and box office success has surely contributed to his $375 million net worth. Clint Eastwood ranks at number 7 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Clint Eastwood net worth is $375 million.
6. Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson has portrayed some of Hollywood’s most beloved (and hated) characters. Whether he was sending chills down your spine in The Shining or causing eruptions of laughter in As Good As It Gets, he’s continued to be a big screen staple. His longevity has netted $390 million. Jack Nicholson ranks at number 6 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Jack Nicholson net worth is $390 million.
5. Bill Cosby
Despite being plagued by his recent legal troubles, Cosby still has claim to a prolific comedy career that included one of the most successful sitcoms of all time (The Cosby Show) and Grammy award-winning comedy albums. His current net worth stands at $400 million. Bill Cosby ranks at number 5 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Bill Cosby net worth is $400 million.
4. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has made a name for himself in Hollywood by perfectly portraying the outsider heartthrob. But aside from his highly successful star turn in Pirates Of The Caribbean, Depp started his own production company, Infinitum Nihil, that’s responsible for much of his late career filmography. His net worth also tops out at $400 million. Johnny Depp ranks at number 4 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Johnny Depp net worth is $400 million.
3. Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry was a fixture of the touring play scene until his first Madea film, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, broke box office records in 2005. Since then, he’s had a prolific career as an actor, screenwriter, and director. In addition to his film career, his stage work continues as well as his TV contributions to TBS and Oprah’s OWN. His nonstop work ethic has contributed to his $400 million net worth. Tyler Perry ranks at number 3 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Tyler Perry net worth is $400 million.
2. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is a movie star for the ages. He’s just as much of a box office draw now as he was back in his Top Gun days. His most recent film, Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, brought in a whopping $682 million. His net worth stands steady at $480 million. Tom Cruise ranks at number 2 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Tom Cruise net worth is $480 million.
1. Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld’s historic sitcom, Seinfeld, remains one of the greatest TV shows of all time. So much so that his net worth is an estimated $820 million. Most of that net worth is being generated from reruns of Seinfeld. And with a landmark deal with Hulu, he’s sure to continue raking in profits from streaming as well. Jerry Seinfeld ranks at number 1 richest Hollywood Celebrities. Jerry Seinfeld net worth is $820 million.
Top 10 Richest Hollywood Celebrities in 2015
Whether they deliver hits or flops, we see our favorite Hollywood celebrities on TV and watch them on the large screen. These celebrities are rich and famous. Many of you probably want to know how much cash your favorite celebrities have in their bank accounts and what assets do they possess. So without further ado, here is a rundown of the top 10 richest Hollywood celebrities in 2014.
10. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is a Hollywood actress who happens to be a particular favorite among men, most of whom happen to be quite fond of her smile. Apart from being can actor with a net worth of $120 million, she is also an author, director and a screenwriter as well. She has won an Academy award, three Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards and was also among the highest paid actors last year, according to Forbes. It was after Cyborg 2 was released that Angelina Jolie’s career skyrocketed.
9. Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore has plenty of accolades under her belt. Along with being an actress who is worth $125 million, she is also an author, film director, model and screenwriter. By the age of 11 months, Drew Barrymore had already starred in an advertisement and she made her debut in the television show, The Waltons. Finally, in 1980 she made her Hollywood debut when she starred in the film Altered States, but she is particularly remembered for her breakout role as a child actress in ET. A Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award are among the awards she has won.
8. Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr. was just five years old when he first appeared on the big screen in the film, Pound, with his father Robert Downey Sr. as the director. It seems that nothing has been able to slow him down in terms of his fame and success in Hollywood, even though he had to go through rehab in 2000 due to substance abuse. The current net worth of the man whom many of us recognize him for his role as the superhero Iron Man is $140 million, and he has been on Forbes’ highest paid actors list before too.
7. Jennifer Aniston
It was back in 1990 when Jennifer Anniston landed a role in the television series, Molloy, and she has been on television ever since. Her role in the film Leprechaun back in 1993 marked the growth of her Hollywood film career. She also won plenty of awards, such as an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and also a Screen Actors Guild Award. Considering the fact that he has her own star with her name on it on Hollywood Walk of Fame, no wonder her net worth is $150 million.
6. Drew Carey
Before Drew Carey became a standup comedian, he served in the United States Marine Corps. His claim to fame are his roles in his own comedy sitcoms, Whose Line is it anyway? And The Drew Carey show. He also has a minority share in the Seattle Sounders FC, a Major League Soccer team, while he also has experience in photography and was also inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He has been quite busy throughout his career, so obviously he has managed to earn a total of $165 million.
5. Julia Roberts
Back in 1990, Julia Roberts starred in Pretty Woman, the romantic comedy film, and ever since then she has been taking America by storm. Pretty Woman grossed around $464 million all over the world and she won a Golden Globe Award for her role and in 1989 when she starred in Steel Magnolias, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her role. Along with a net worth of $165 million, she has also be dubbed as one of most beautiful people in the world and one of the hottest women of all time.
4. Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is not only an actor but also a director and also one of Hollywood’s most noteworthy heartthrobs. It was in the early 1990s, when Leonardo DiCaprio got started with his career by starring in the sitcom Growing Pains. Throughout his career, Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards and five Academy Awards. Moreover, he has won a far greater number of awards for his role in some very phenomenal films. Nominations for Satellite Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards have also contributed to his net worth of $200.
3. Adam Sandler
Before Adam Sandler performed in comedy films, he was known for having starred in Saturday Night Live. However, people are fond of Adam Sandler for plenty of things from being an actor/comedian to a director to a producer. In seems that in post-2000, Adam Sandler is now more inclined toward drama film rolls, such as in 2007 when he starred in Reign Over Me. Adam Sandler started producing films and television series, such as Rules of Engagement, after he established Happy Madison Productions.
2. Bill Crosby
There are plenty of things that have been accomplished by Bill Crosby throughout his career in Hollywood and he has earned his success in a huge way, having a current net worth of $350 million. He is not only an actor and comedian, but also an activist, author, educator, musician and television producer. When it comes to stand-up comedy, Bill Crosby is a veteran, and in the 1960s, he also appeared on the TV show, I Spy.
1. Tyler Perry
Since his birth in 1960, Tyler Perry has come quite a long way, having not only become one of the favorite actors, directors, playwrights and screenwriters in Hollywood, but also ending up being 2014’s richest actor with a net worth of $400 million. He has also achieved success as an author and producer, while he has even written song for the gospel genre. His role in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, is perhaps his most notable and successful endeavor.
Although the abovementioned net worth of each celebrity is merely a rough estimate, but it should give fans of these actors an idea about how famous their favorite celebrities are and how much they earn. The above should make it obvious why they are among the top 10 richest Hollywood celebrities in 2014.