Meet The Top 5 Richest Actors In The World
So far as the entertainment industry is concerned , acting is known to generate so much cash. As a result of this , actors are able to make so much cash based on the movies they are able to star in .
The extravagant lifestyles of these actors even give evidence of the fact that they are making so much cash from the acting industry .
For the year 2021, according to Forbes, the actors discussed below are the top 5 richest actors in the world based on their net worth.
1. Tyler Perry Net worth: 1 billion USD
Tyler Perry is an Afro-American actor, writer, producer and director who is best known for playing the character ‘Madea’ an elderly woman.
Some of his greatest creations include ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’ (2007), ‘Why Did I Get Married?’ (2007) and ‘Diary of a Black Woman’(2002).
Tyler Perry was born and raised in New Orleans and his childhood days were marked by poverty and a household scarred by abuse. From a young age, Tyler learned to write down his daily thoughts and experiences in a series of soul-searching letters to himself.
Characterized by strength, faith, and determination during a turbulent adolescence, these letters provided Tyler with the inspiration to delve into writing his first play, I Know I’ve Been Changed in 1992.
Never would he have imagined that six years later, that same play would sell out a local run, forcing the production to move to the acclaimed Fox Theatre in Atlanta, or that in 2015, his original play, Madea on the Run, would be sold out in theaters nationwide.
2. Jerry Seinfeld Net worth 950 million USD
Jerry Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer .
He is best known for co-creating the American sitcom ‘Seinfeld’ (in 1988) along with Larry David, where playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself.
He started earning $1 million per episode towards the end of the show. He has also been a part of the TV series ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ (2004-2009) and ‘Louie’ (2012-2014).
He was born in Brooklyn, New York and his father was of Hungarian Jewish descent.
He attended Oswego College but was later transferred to Queens College and after some attempts in college productions, he developed an interest in stand-up comedy.
3.Shah Rukh Khan Net worth 690 million USD
He is popualrly known as the ‘King Khan’ of the Hindi film industry.He is best known for films such as ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Dil Se’, ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ ‘Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham’ and ‘My Name Is Khan’.
Shah Rukh Khan is also known for his charismatic and romantic style and has one of the biggest production houses ‘Red Chillies’. He is the co-owner of the IPL team ‘Kolkata Knight Riders
Shah Rukh was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi to Meer Taj Mohammed Khan and Lateef Fatima.
Khan attended St. Columba’s School in central Delhi. He completed his Bachelors in Economics from Hansraj College(1985-88), Delhi.
Later he joined Jamia Millia Islamia to pursue Masters in Mass Communications, which he couldn’t complete as he had started working in Lekh Tandon’s television series Dil Dariya.
4. Tom Cruise Net worth 600 million USD
Tom Cruise is best known for films like ‘Mission Impossible series’, ‘Knight and Day’, ‘Minority Report’, ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Vanilla Sky’. The actor with a charming look and acting skills that amaze the audience.
Tom Cruise is included in the list of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood and he originates from America.As an actor and stuntman, he has delivered multiple award-winning performances.
He has also taken his first steps as a producer.
5. George Clooney Net worth 500 million USD
George Clooney is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter who has several multiple award-winning performances to his credit.
He is also a recipient of two Academy Awards and best known for movies like ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, ‘The Descendants’, ‘Three Kings’, and ‘Syriana’.
He has also been a part of movies that were on the list of the highest-grossing films of the year.