Highest Paid Actors in the world, the phrase appears to be a simple line but I mean it to achieve that rank, is actually one of the toughest jobs all over the world.
Every iconic personality in the entertainment industry had to do lots of hard tasks, days and nights efforts to achieve a single role in any small role or other. However, so many turned American film industry or other but not all couldn’t be made their dreams come true because there are so many challenges out there.
Nevertheless, Chris Evans, Salman Khan, Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Robert Downey Jr., and other names are part of the highest paid Actors globally had to knock at entertainment industry for multiple times, though it never end yet, also their performances were rejected at initially stages but they carried their goal to achieve top ranks in the acting world and they did.
Here we have designed a list of actors who receive the highest cost to sign any contract in any film while two actors from this list are Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan, belong to the Indian film industry but having highest cost rate against their work became part of that.
10. Chris Evans
Net Worth: $34 million
Christopher Robert Evans was born on 13 June 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is an American actor. Chris is also one of the highest-paid actors, best known for superhero Marvel Comics characters Human Torch in Fantastic Four and Captain America.
He jumped into acting world becoming part of 2000’s television series (Opposite Sex), and in addition to his work in superhero films as Captain America, fantastic four, Snowpiercer, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and other. Evans has achieved various titles such as Best Superhero, Best Fight, Favorite Butt-Kicker, Favorite Featured Actor in a Play and other.
9. Salman Khan
Net Worth: $38.5 million
Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, singer, the producer and television personality, was born on 27 December 1965 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. His father Salim Khan is an Indian film actor, producer and screenwriter and mother Sushila Charak is said to be a housewife.
Khan is now among the highest-paid actors globally began his acting career by working in Biwi Ho To Aisi, while khan achieved commercial success with Sooraj Barjatya’s romance Maine Pyar Kiya (1989).
He is also recognized by nickname “Salu”, later gave so many blockbuster hits as Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Karan Arjun, Hum Saath-Saath Hain, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Sultan, Dabangg and other. Khan has bagged biggest titles like a Best Actor, Best Jodi with Kareena Kapoor, IIFA Award for Best Film and so many others.
8. Adam Sandler
Net Worth: $39.5 million
Adam Richard Sandler started his career by working in television series The Cosby Show and also worked in MTV game show. Sandler is also part of one of the highest-paid actors in the world, was born on 9 September 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S, is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer.
His first film was Going Overboard that came out commercially successful all over the world. Sandler has work in many films such as Big Daddy, Mr. Deed, Waterboy and more. On 22 June 2003, Adam married Jacqueline Titone and both have 2 children.
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7. Akshay Kumar
Net Worth: $40.5 million
Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia is better known by his stage name Akshay Kumar, was born on 9 September 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. Akshay is a film actor, martial artist, producer, stuntman, and philanthropist.
He is one of the richest actors in the world, Akshay married with Twinkle Khanna on 17 January 2001 who is an Indian author, newspaper columnist, film producer, former film actress, and interior designer.
Kumar started his acting career working in film Saugandh (1991), has worked in many films like Khiladi, Dil To Pagal Hai, Hera Pheri, Singh Is Kinng and others. Akshay also has taken home a number of awards including awards Asian Film Award for Best Actor, Best Actor.
5. Will Smith
Net Worth: $42 million
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. was born on 25 September 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, is an American actor, producer, comedian, rapper and songwriter. He one of the highest-paid actors globally, is better known as Will Smith, one of the famous actors in the world.
Smith joined the American film industry with Six Degrees of Separation (1993) and has also shown his best in movies such as Bad Boys, Men in Black, Agent J and many other latest. Smith has also bagged a number of accolades like a Favorite Soundtrack, Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist and others.
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5. Jackie Chan
Net Worth: $45.5 million
Chan Kong-sang is known as professionally as Jackie Chan was born on 7 April 1954 in Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong. Chan is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.
He is one of the highest-paid actors worldwide, better known for his comic timing, acrobatic fighting style, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts. He became Kungfu or Wushu and Hapkido and established the acting career at the age of five years by playing small roles of the child in Big and Little Wong Tin Bar.
Chan also has worked in a variety of films including Drunken Master, Shanghai Noon, Who Am I?, The Karate Kid, Rush Hour series. Chan has attained 28 total awards and 34 times nominated.
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4. Chris Hemsworth
Net Worth: $64.5 million
Hemsworth jumped into acting world playing Kim Hyde role in the Australian TV series Home and Away, after saying goodbye to TV shows, moved Hollywood.
Chris Hemsworth then appeared in the science fiction action film Star Trek, horror-comedy The Cabin in the Woods, the thriller-adventure A Perfect Getaway, and the super-hero in The Avengers by playing the role of Thor.
Christopher Hemsworth is an Australian, is one of the highest-paid actors globally, was born on 11 August 1983 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Hemsworth tied the knot with Elsa Pataky over the Christmas holidays in 2010, has 3 children one daughter and twins sons along with the sweetest wife. Chris won a number of titles including Favorite Action Movie Star, Best Fight, Favorite Action Movie Actor, Favorite Movie Actor.
3. Robert Downey Jr.
Net Worth: $81 million
Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor and singer, was born on 4 April, 1965 in New York City, the U.S. He joined the entertainment industry at the age of five appearing in his father’s film Pound, Robert then came out in many films like Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man, Avengers: Infinity War, Tropic Thunder, The Avengers and other.
Downey is now one of the richest actors in the world, married with Deborah Falconer on 29 May 1992, both have welcomed a son Indio Falconer Downey. However, Falconer and Downey announced their divorce on 26 April 2004. He has taken home numerous awards including the Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Cast, Best Actor, Favorite Male Butt Kicker.
2. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Net Worth: $124 million
Dwayne Douglas Johnson professionally known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and professional wrestler. Johnson was born on 2 May 1972 in Hayward, California, United States.
He is one of the highest-paid actors worldwide too, began training for a career in professional wrestling from his family including his grandfather Peter Maivia and father Rocky Johnson. He was one of the best wrestlers in the world before left WWE.
After leaving the wrestling, Johnson became Hollywood star, made his debut with The Scorpion King which came out as impressive venture all over the world. Since then, Rock has been showing his best in Hollywood ventures as Pain & Gain, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Fast & Furious series, Rampage, and Jumanji.
1. George Clooney
Net Worth: $239 million
George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, US, is an American actor, filmmaker, and businessman. Clooney also comes out as one of the highest-paid actors all over the world, became part of the Hollywood by working on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999 by playing Dr. Doug Ross role.
In 1999, Clooney left ER drama and earned offers for lead roles in the Hollywood ventures, while Clooney’s breakthrough came out from “Dusk till dawn” in 1996, here started his commercial success. He has worked in many films including Batman and Robin, Gravity and The Descendants. George won 67 overall awards and 121 times nominated.