In our list of top ten highest paid actors are including Hollywood and Bollywood, both actors and actresses, who are most paid.
Shah Rukh Khan ($ 33 Million)
Shah Rukh Khan, also known as SRK, is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. He was born 2 November 1965. Referred to in the media as the “Baadshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood” or “King Khan”, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. He has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world. khan is the highest paid actors of india. He made his Bollywood debut in 1992 with Deewana. Many of his films display themes of Indian national identity and connections with diaspora communities, or gender, racial, social and religious differences and grievances. For his contributions to film, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri award. He regularly features in listings of the most influential people in Indian culture, and in 2008, Newsweek named him one of their fifty most powerful people in the world.
Melissa McCarthy ($33 million)
Melissa McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer and producer. She was born 26 August 1970. She began appearing in television and films in the late 1990s, and first gained nationwide recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls. She has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her work as host on Saturday Night Live four years consecutively. McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone founded the production company, On the Day Productions. Also in 2015, Forbes named McCarthy the third highest paid actress in the world that year. In 2016, Forbes named her the world’s second highest-paid actress, earning $33 million.
Vin Diesel ($35 million)
Mark Sinclair better known by his stage name Vin Diesel, is an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter. He was born 18 july 1967. He is appearing in all the fast and furious movies. He is one of the highest paid actor in Hollywood. He has started his Hollywood career 1990. Diesel and his current partner, Mexican model Paloma Jimenez, have three children.
Ben Affleck ($43 million)
Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt is an American actor and filmmaker, was born August 15, 1972. He began his career as a child and starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988). In 2016, Affleck began playing Batman in the DC Extended Universe, starred in the action thriller The Accountant, and directed, wrote and acted in the gangster drama Live by Night. Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organization. He is also a stalwart member of the Democratic Party. Affleck and Damon are co-owners of the production company Pearl Street Films. Affleck married actress Jennifer Garner in 2005; they have three children together. The couple announced their separation in 2015 and filed for divorce in early 2017.
Jennifer Lawrence ($46 million)
Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress. She was born August 15, 1990. Since 2015, Lawrence has been the highest-paid actress in the world, and her films have grossed over $5.5 billion worldwide. She appeared in Time’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2013 and Forbes Celebrity 100 the following year and in 2016. Her performance as a depressed widow in the romance film Silver Linings Playbook (2012) received an Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the second youngest Best Actress Oscar winner. Lawrence is known in the media for being a vocal advocate of feminism and gender equality, and is the founder of the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation through which she supports various charitable organizations.
Johnny Depp ($48 million)
John Christopher “Johnny” Depp is an American actor, producer, and musician. He was born June 9, 1963. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. He rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. Depp is regarded as one of the world’s biggest film stars. Films featuring Depp have grossed over $3.2 billion at the United States box office and over $8 billion worldwide. His most commercially successful films are the Pirates of the Caribbean films, which have grossed $3 billion; Alice in Wonderland, which grossed $1 billion; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which grossed $474 million; and The Tourist, which grossed $278 million worldwide. He is awarded many film awards in his career.
Tom Cruise ($53 million)
Tom Cruise is an American actor and producer, was born 3 july 1962. He started his career at age 19 in the film Endless Love (1981). He is one of the top ranking actors in Hollywood, and receiving many awards during his film career. Cruise is an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology and its associated social programs, and credits it with helping him overcome dyslexia. He is the most famous and most paid actor in Hollywood.
Matt Damon ($55 million)
Matthew Damon is an American actor, film producer, and screenwriter. He was born 8 October 1970. He is ranked among Forbes magazine’s most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. He made his professional acting debut in the film Mystic Pizza in 1988. Damon is also known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002–16). He has been actively involved in charitable work, including the ONE Campaign, H2O Africa Foundation, Feeding America, and Water.org. Damon is married to Luciana Bozán Barroso, and they have three daughters together.
Jackie Chan ($61 million)
Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. He was born 7 April 1954. In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. He has trained in Kung Fu and Hapkido. He has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 150 films.Chan has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is also a notable philanthropist. In 2015, Forbes magazine estimated his net worth to be $350 million.
Dwayne Johnson ($5 million)
Dwayne Douglas Johnson also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and professional wrestler. He was born 2 may 1972. He holds both American and Canadian citizenships. Currently signed to WWE on a part-time contract, Johnson gained mainstream fame in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) from 1996 to 2004 as a major figure in the company’s Attitude Era, and was the first third-generation wrestler in the company’s history. Johnson is the sixth Triple Crown Champion in WWE history and won the 2000 Royal Rumble. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Forbes listed Johnson No. 25 in the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities in 2013. He was the world’s highest-paid actor of 2016. Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016. In 2015, Muscle & Fitness named Johnson their “Man of the Century”.