Top 10 Richest Actors of All Time

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Robert De Niro – $300 million

Robert De Niro is known for his total commitment to his roles, whether driving a cab to prepare for a taxi driver or gaining 60 pounds to play boxer Jake La Motta in Raging Bull. He studies his characters intensely.
The Oscar-winning actor is best known for his roles and gangster related movies such as The Godfather Part2. Six of De Niro’s films have been inducted into the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant. In 1989, Robert and his partner Jane Rosenthal co-founded Tribeca productions, and in 2002 he co-founded the Tribeca Film Festival.

Sylvester Stallone – $400 million

As streetwise boxer Rocky Balboa and haunted Vietnam veteran John Rambo, the man born Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone has made his brand. He revolutionized the world of action movies and made two of history’s most classic film franchises.
He was born on July 6th of 1946 in New York. His father was an Italian immigrant and his mother’s heritage is half French and half German. After struggling for many years in small movies, he finally got his big break acting across from Henry Winkler in the Lords of Flatbush. Rocky, which came out in 1976 became the stuff of cinematic legends scoring 10 Academy Award nominations winning the best picture award of 1976, and triggering one of the most financially successful movie franchises in history. His 60 and more movies have earned more than four billion dollars at the box office.

Jack Nicholson – $400 million

Born in Neptune in New Jersey, Jack Nicholson is one of the most prominent American motion-picture actors of his generation. His career has contained some of the seminal films in Hollywood history including Chinatown and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. His role as Jack in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining has become iconic.
Jack’s personal life has been played out before the public gaze, while making Chinatown he discovered that the woman he had called his mother was in fact his grandmother, and his sister was his mother.

Amitabh Bachchan – $400 million

Amitabh Bachchan is one of the biggest Bollywood stars in history and has lent his unique presence to many movies. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a film star in vain through filmmakers preferred someone with fairer skin but they did use one of his other assets – his deep baritone voice which was used for narration and background commentary. He was successful in being cast in Saat Hindustani.
He got his break in Bollywood after a letter of introduction from the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as he was a friend of her son. This is how he made an entry, starting with Zanjeer R, co-starred with his future wife Jaya Bhaduri. His roles in Dostana and Shakti earned him the nomination for the Filmfare award for best actor.

Adam Sandler – $420 million


Adam Sandler is an American actor and comedian known for his roles in movies like Punch-Drunk Love and The Wedding Singer. He is also a screenwriter, film producer, musician. He also released six comedy albums, and two of them were certified double platinum.
Adam took acting classes after high school and graduated from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. He came up with his own film and television production company named Happy Madison Production which has produced numerous films. He is also well known for his donations to charitable causes.

Mel Gibson – $425 million

Mel Gibson was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill in New York. He was raised in a large Irish Catholic family and was the sixth of eleven children to be born to his parents. Early on in his life, Gibson dove into the world of acting as he studied at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. He was known in Australia before he was well known in the United States for his acting career. In 1984 he appeared in the Marc Riedel film entitled The River. After this performance, he became very well received in the acting world roles.

George Clooney – $500 Million

George Clooney scored his breakout role in 1992 as Dr. Doug Ross and the hit show let to major roles including a turn as Batman. In 2005 he won an academy award won his performance in Syriana.
In 2013 he was chosen as the spokesperson for an espresso for an undisclosed amount of money, however, he certainly made many millions of dollars from this deal.
People magazine twice named George the sexiest man alive. In 2014, Clooney married international lawyer and activist Amal Alamuddin.

Tom Cruise – $570 million

Born Thomas Mapother Cruise the fourth in Syracuse upstate in New York, Tom Cruise is known for his roles in iconic films throughout the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s as well as his high profile marriages two actresses Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes.
After developing an interest in acting during high school he rocketed to fame with his star turns in Risky Business and Top Gun. Cruise later earned acclaim for his work in the hit film Jerry Maguire and the Mission Impossible franchise.

Shan Rukh Khan – $600 million

Shan Rukh Khan is another Bollywood sensation proving that India’s film scene is just as lucrative as the United States. He has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films and earned numerous accolades including 14 Filmfare Awards.
The government of India has awarded him the Padma Shri and the government of France has awarded him the Legion of honor. Also, he was honored with UNESCO’s Pyramide con Marni award in 2011 for his support of children’s education and the World Economic Forums’ Crystal Award for his leadership in championing women and children’s rights in India.

Jami Gertz – $3 billion

With a net worth of $3 billion, Jami is officially the richest actor in history even though she didn’t make the majority of her money acting. Gertz was born in Chicago Illinois, and her parents are Sharon and Walter Gertz who were a builder and contractor. She attended public schools.
She is known for her early roles in the films Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less than zero, and Quicksilver, then the 1980s TV series Square Pegs and 1996’s Twister.
She is a part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team along with her husband Tony Ressler.


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