World’s Top 8 Highest Paid Actors: We all know movies earn massive. If we compare movies budget and earnings then obviously the makers earn a lot. But it’s not the same case in flop movies too as sometimes makers have to bear a lot because of no earnings at all. If movies earn so much then just imagine how much actors would be earning? Many lead actors worldwide earn millions and so their living is royal. But an actor has to give it all to a movie never think it’s an easy job but certainly it pays well.
Probably almost all of you want to be an actor and this article will boost your passion about acting too. So today we will be revealing some of the highest paid actors in the world. You will be shocked to know how much they earn for just a single movie. But behind this all they have several years of hard work which made them this big. So here is the list of highest paid actors in the world.
1- Robert Downey Jr.
Per movie: $80 million
Could you just believe it? Robert earns $80 million for just a single film. He is among the highest paid actors in the world and probably highest paid actor in the world. Robert John Downey Jr. is one of the most popular actors. He is from America and was born on April 4, 1965. The 51 years old actor has a great track record. Robert John made his screen debut at the age of 5 so you can imagine all this hype. The American actor is best known for his inspirational roles in different movies specially the Iron Man series.
He is the highest paid actors according to the Forbes. Three of the films starring Robert John Downey Jr. The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Iron Man 3 each earned over $1 billion worldwide. He is the top rated actor. He is working since 1970 and started with the theater roles. Following are some of his top rated movies, Iron Man 3, The Avenger Series, Pound, Girls Just Want to have Fun, Weird Science, Air America, Home for the Holidays, U.S. Marshals, Captain America: Civil War, Judge The judge and numerous others. He won numerous awards and recognized worldwide for his exceptional work.
2- Jackie Chan
Per movie: $50 million
If you do not know about this actor then you know nothing about films. Jackie Chan is probable world’s most famous actor. He is famous for his unique skills and films. He earns great and stands at no 2 in the list. But surprisingly he is not from Hollywood or America still he is most popular and one of the highest paid actors too. Jackie Chan is an actor from Hong Kong. He is also a martial artist, film director, producer, stuntman, and surprisingly singer too.
Since he started he has been featured in more than 140 films. As we mentioned he is notable for his unique style which is called acrobatic fighting style and original stunts. He performs his stunts his self unlike many other actors. He is also a famous philanthropist. But if we talk about achievement he has won numerous awards and Chan has honor to have star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has recently made waves all around with the help of profitable franchises such as Dragon Blade and few others.
3- Vin Diesel
Per movie: $47 million
Very few of you know that Vin Dieseal was born as Mark Sinclair but we are not sure why he wanted Diesel in his stage name however Vin Diesel is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer and also philanthropist. Vin Diesel is best known for his work and portrayal of Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious film series and Richard B. Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick trilogy.
With all this he earns really well and is one of the highest paid actors. He was born on July 18, 1967 and 49 years old. His net worth is $100–145 million. He is also a successful producer. His one of the most famous movies includes, Fast and Furious series, The last witch hunter, XXX, XXX: Return of Xander Cage, Guardians of the Galaxy. He is currently working on different movies including sequel of Fast and furious which is called Fast 8.
4- Bradley Cooper
Per movie: $41.5 million
One of the most handsome actors Bradley is no more a new name. He rose to fame with spy-action television show Alias and the television drama Jack & Bobby. After its success he appeared in supporting roles in the romantic comedies Wedding Crashers (2005), Yes Man (2008), and He’s Just Not That into you (2009). Then after all his work and recognition his big role came with The Hangover trilogy (2009–13) that earned worldwide fame and recognition.
5- Adam Sandler
Per movie: $41 million
Adam a multi-talented American. He is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and also musician. He was for films that have grossed over $2 billion combined. His best movies include, Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer and Big Daddy. He has also appeared in Punch-Drunk Love, Spanglish, and Reign over Me. He is one of the highest paid actors.
6- Tom Cruise
Per movie: $40 million
Better known Top Gun, Mission: Impossible, Rain Man, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, War of the Worlds and many others. Tom Cruise is one of the best actors. He holds three Golden Globe Awards. Tom is one of the highest paid actors. He was born on July 3, 1962 and is 54 years old. He started his career in 1981.
7- Mark Wahlberg
Per movie: $32 million
The handsome Mark Wahlberg is an actor, producer, businessman and former model and rapper. He doesn’t look like a rapper though. Mark is best known for his roles in films such as the science fiction Planet of the Apes, the crime drama The Departed, the comedy The Other Guys, the sports drama The Fighter, and the sci-fi action film Transformers: Age of Extinction. He was once a musician but couldn’t carry it and started acting.
8- Dwayne Johnson
Per movie: $31.5 million
The Rock is an American and Canadian actor, producer, and also w wrestler. After gaining enough fame from World Wrestling in 1996 he began his acting career. For his first leading role in The Scorpion King (2002), he was paid US $5.5 million; it is a world record for an actor in his debut starring role. His hit movies include, San Andreas, Furious 7, Hercules, Central Intelligence and a few others.
World’s Top 8 Highest Paid Actors
- Robert Downey Jr.
- Jackie Chan
- Vin Diesel
- Bradley Cooper
- Adam Sandler
- Tom Cruise
- Mark Wahlberg
- Dwayne Johnson