Hollywood is everyone’s dream, it has granted the world with some amazing talent and movies. But this has given rise to a cut-throat competition where every year the statistics keep changing. Let’s have a look at the current highest-paid Hollywood celebrities.
1. Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson is a retired professional wrestler, who is popularly known by his ring name, ‘The Rock’. He wrestled for about 8 years before pursuing his career in acting. His estimated net worth is $320 million. He is among the highest-grossing actors of all time. Even at the age of 48, Johnson is going strong in the industry by having acted in 40 movies to date. Johnson wanted to be an FBI agent during his teen days, thank god he didn’t pursue that, or else we would have never have witnessed such a charismatic talent.
2. Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth immensely known for his role as Thor in the Marvel universe. He might not be the strongest avenger but for sure is the highest-paid avenger He has a net worth of about $130 million. As of yet, Hemsworth has acted in about 34 films, which includes famous ones such as Star Trek, Snow White and the Huntsman, Red Dawn, Blackhat, Men in Black: International, and Extraction, A Perfect Getaway, and the Ghostbusters. Chris constantly chases to play different roles, therefore he has acted in every kind of film, whether comedy, action, horror, and even romantic.
3. Robert Downey Jr
Rober Downey Jr out very own Iron man, comes third on the list with the net worth of $300 million. He has acted in various other famous movies such as The Singing Detective, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Tropic Thunder, and Sherlock Holmes. Downey came from a renowned movie family, and has been acting since the age of 5. He even owns a production company called Team Downey. He has seen a rough time during his rehab days but he earned his place back and is one of the most popular actors in the industry.
4. Jackie Chan
Chan Kong-sang professionally known as Jackie Chan, is quite famous in the cinematic world for his stunning slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. He has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 150 films. He has a net worth of $400 million. His mother was an opium smuggler, his school experience was grueling but still he didn’t lose hope and became a world-famous personality.
5. Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson is a singer and actor famous for his role as Black widow in the marvel universe. Her other famous films include Ghost World, Lost in Translation, The Horse Whisperer, The Prestige, and A Love Song for Bobby Long. She comes fifth on the list with the net worth of $165 million, also making her the highest-paid actress in the industry. Scarlett had a rollercoaster ride in both her private and professional life. She dreams of becoming a Disney princess one day.
6. Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper is an actor and a filmmaker, he has been on this list for the past four years. Cooper has a net worth of $100 million. Throughout his career, he has been nominated for several prestigious awards such as the Academy Awards, Grammy awards, and BAFTA award. His well-known movies include Wet Hot American Summer, The Place Beyond the Pines, Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, and A Star Is Born. At the age of 45, he still aces his work.
7. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is an American actor immensely popular for his comic roles. Throughout his career, he has been a part of several Hollywood film which have combined to earn more than $2 billion at the box office. His net worth is approximately $420 million. He is best known for his role in movies Billy Madison The Longest Yard, Click, Grown Ups, Blended, and Murder Mystery. At the beginning of his career, he was a stand-up comedian but found his way to the top.
8. Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara is a Columbian actress is one of the top actresses in Hollywood and the highest-paid actress on television. She has earned a net worth of $160 million. She made her first big break in the famous Modern-Family. Earlier she wanted to be a dentist but found her way to Hollywood. Her popular films include The Smurfs, New Year’s Eve, The Three Stooges, Machete Kills, Chef, and Hot Pursuit. Apart from being a talented woman, she is also extremely strong since she has battled cancer.
9. Chris Evans
Chris Evans made his debut through a wildlife educational films, but who knew one day he would be playing the world’s most handsome super-hero ‘Captian America’. The actor, director has earned the net worth of $80 million. He has acted in various films such as Not Another Teen Movie and The Perfect Score, Sunshine, Gifted, Knives Out, and Before We Go. Apart from being an excellent actor, Evans is good at tap dancing, too. No doubt why everyone as a crush on him.
10. Paul Rudd
Another Marvel superhero on the list, famous for his role as ant-man Paul Rudd is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He has acted in numerous films such as Clueless, Halloween, Romeo + Juliet, Wet Hot American Summer, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and, Knocked Up. He has a net worth of approximately $70 million. In 2019 he was named as a part of Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2019.