As of 2014, the richest Hollywood actors included Jerry Seinfeld, Tom Cruise, Tyler Perry, Johnny Depp, Jack Nicholson, Tom Hanks, Bill Cosby, Clint Eastwood and Adam Sandler. Nine of the 2014 list of top 10 richest actors in the world were based in Hollywood.Continue Reading
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was the second richest actor in the world in 2014. He is the only member of the top 10 who is not based in the U.S. An intelligence firm based in Singapore called Wealth-X compiled the data.
Seinfeld has a net worth of $820 million, which makes him the richest name on the list by over $200 million. Cruise, Depp, Perry and Nicholson have net assets within the $400 million range, while Hanks, Cosby, Eastwood and Sandler are valued within the $300 million range.
No women were present in the top 10 positions on the list. However, several Hollywood actresses command high salaries. Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts, Kristen Stewart, Katherine Heigl, Cameron Diaz, Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep are the highest paid actresses in Hollywood, according to Forbes. Jolie earns $30 million per picture, while Streep can command a salary of up to $10 million. Several actresses on the list also have lucrative clothing lines, fragrance lines and endorsement deals, adding to their wealth.Learn more about Art & Literature