The world richest actors
The world richest actors are those who work hard and are brilliant in acting. The pay depends on the popularity of the particular actor.
Some of the actors have made wonderful and interesting films; some of them have made extremely bad movies, nevertheless they are assured to get high pay.
Here are the 10 richest actors of 2011 in the world. Some prominent names are omitted, but not neglected. Will Smith has not released any film in 2011, but several new movies with this actor will appear on the screen in 2012, which can make him back in the list of the world richest. New actors have showed up, including David Radcliffe, who has a very successful year.
At number 10 comes in George Clooney. He earned 18.9 million dollars in 2011. “The Descendants” was a great success for Clooney.
Brad Pitt places 9th in the world richest actors list. His “Moneyball” has gained an Academy Award Nomination in the Best Actor category. Pitt earned about 20 million dollars in 2011.
Tom Cruise with 22 million dollars, earned in 2011, is placed at number 8 in the list. Robert Downey Jr. earned likewise Tom Cruise, 22 million dollars. But 2011 was more successful for Downey Jr. His “Iron Man” (the product of Marvel Studio and the Walt Disney Company) and “Sherlock Holms” are great successes.
David Radcliffe is on the 6th place with 25 million dollars and huge success for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2”. Leonardo DiCaprio places at number 5. He earned 28 million dollars in 2011.
Adam Sandler ranks at number 4 in the world richest actors list. This comedian actor’s pay is about 15 million dollars per movie. His income is 40 million dollars in 2011, which makes him one of the richest actors in the world.
Tom Hanks had a very successful year. He earned 45 million dollars and “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, where he plays one of the leading roles, is nominated for Oscar in the Best Picture Category. He is on the 3rd place in the list.
Ben Stiller earned about 53 million dollars. He is not only a wonderful actor, but also a talented producer, so movies like “Megamind” were rather successful, which placed Stiller on the 2nd place in the world richest actors list.
Johnny Depp tops the list with 75 million dollars income. “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” is super successful, as every installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie.