We all know being an actor is not only about fame, fan followers and attention, it is also about money. From taking whatever money your producers offer you to make your own demand, money somehow defines the status of an actor.
As per the sources, an actors' salary in the film "involves a lot of variables,”. It mainly focuses on how much of an actor can attract an audience. The bigger the audience the producers believes actors can grab attention, the higher the actor's salary might go.
So, what do think are the highest-earning actors of 2019? Did your favorite celebrity make into the list? Find out here.
10. Scarlett Johannsson
As of 2019, Scarlett Johansson is estimated to have a net worth of around $165 million according to Celebrity Net Worth whereas another site including The Richest claims his net worth to be around only $140 million.
She ranked #10 on the list of highest-paid actors with an annual salary of around $40.5 million per annum back in 2018. Sadly, she is only women who made into the list of the richest actors of 2018/19. Well, it looks like the gender pay gap on Hollywood is still going strong.
She is popular for her roles as Black Widow in Jon Favreau’s Avengers movie franchise. Started her career with film Manny & Lo in 1996, she also appeared in movies and TV shows like Avengers Franchise, The prestige, Lucy, Lost in Translation, Her and many others.
9. Will Smith
Started his career as a musician in 1987, and later appearing in movies and TV series, Will Smith is estimated to have a net worth of around $350 million as of 2019. He got his major role in 1983 in the famous movie Six Degrees of separation.
With around 80 acting credits, he has so far appeared in blockbuster movies including Men in Black Franchise, Ali, I am Legend, Wild Wild West, All of Us and many others. Will Smith managed to get to the list of highest-paid celebrity after getting the salary in eight to nine digits.
8. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is an American Actor estimated to be worth around $570 million as of 2019. Tom started his career as an actor through the 1981 movie Endless Love. So far, he is best known for appearing in movies like Mission Impossible Franchise, Jack Reacher, Knight and Day, Jerry Maguire, Edge of Tomorrow, and many others.
The Risky Business actor ranks #8 on the list of the highest-paid actor after he got the salary of around $70 million for playing in movie series Mission Impossible.
7. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler began his acting career in 1989 through the movie Overboard. Sandler is estimated to have a net worth of around $420 million according to several online sources as of 2019. He earns his huge net worth from his career as an American Comedy actor.
Likewise, his salary at the point of the time is probably in eight to nine digits figures i.e. around $41 million which made him climb to #7 on this list.
6. Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel, an American actor, producer, the director is estimated to have a net worth of $200 million as of 2019. He rose to fame after he starred in movies like Saving Private Ryan, XXX, Pitch Black, Fast & Furious franchise, The Pacifier, and many others.
A source reported that Vin Diesel makes from around $20 million per movie since last year. As of 2019, he has over 40 acting credits and has accumulated around $726 million from the earnings of his movies.
5. Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth has a net worth of $130 million and a salary of around $64.5 million according to several online sources. He started his career in 2002 from a minor role in TV series Guinevere Jones.
Hemsworth aka God of Thunder is popular for appearing in movies and TV series bad Times at the El Royale, 12 Strong, Thor Franchise, Avengers Franchise, and many others.
4. Mark Wahlberg
With the net worth of $225 million and salary of around $30 million to $40 million per movie Mark Wahlberg ranks #4 on the list of highest-paid movie actors as of 2019. Wahlberg began his career as a musician and later turned actor after his breakthrough in the acting industry through 1993 film The Substitute.
Wahlberg is widely known for his appearance in movies and TV series Planet of the Apes, The Italian Job, Daddy’s Home sequel, Transformers: Age of Extinction and many others.
3. Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. is one of the main stands of Late Stan Lee’s comic world Marvel Cinematic Universe. Oscar-nominated actor Downey Jr is popular for his role as Iron Man in Avengers and Iron Man franchise. He is estimated to have a net worth of around $300 million as of 2019 and has a salary of approximately $80 million.
Some of his popular movies are Avengers Franchise, Iron Man Franchise, Sherlock Holmes, Tropic Thunder, Chaplin and many more.
2. Dwayne Johnson
Dwyane ‘Rock’ Johnson is an American producer cum actor and a retired professional wrestler. He is estimated to have a net worth of around $320 million as of 2019. He thrived the wrestling world from 1996 to 2004 and again made his comeback in 2011.
The Rock later made his debut in the world of acting in 1999 through an episode of ‘That 70’s Show’ from That Wrestling World. Some of his box office hits are The Mummy Returns, Doom, Fast & Furious 6, Moana and many others.
1. George Clooney
Two times Academy aka Oscar Awardee George Clooney is an American actor and a director. He is popular for his movies like Ocean’s Franchise, Confessions of Dangerous Minds, Gravity, Tomorrowland, and many more.
As of 2019, Clooney is estimated to have a net worth of $650 million and remuneration of more than $100 million according to various online sources. He ranked top #1 on the list of the highest-paid actors of 2018.