#12 Popular Celebrities with Highest Net Worth in 2019

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Who is your favorite celebrity? Whom do you follow religiously? Be it Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, you follow them on every social media platform. Just to find out more about them or connecting with them.

Even if you follow them as a die-hard fan but still there’s one thing that you might not know. Any guess? Well, it’s their net worth. So, do you wanna know the net worth of their favorite celebrity? How much they have earned so far in their careers? Your wait is finally over as I will reveal the list of celebrities with the highest net worth in the world.

1. Shah Rukh Khan Net Worth

Shah Rukh Khan Net Worth
Shah Rukh Khan Net Worth

King Khan or most commonly known as the king of romance, Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian film actor who is at present ruling billions of hearts all over the world. To date, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films. Shah Rukh Khan started his acting career with a tv show. Later, he transitioned his acting career to Bollywood with debut film Deewana.

This was the hit film that SRK needed to skyrocket his Bollywood career. After this movie, he went on to act in blockbuster & all-time classic movies like Darr, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Baazigar, Veer-Zaara, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Chak De! India, My Name Is Khan & many more.

Because of an astonishing career, he has earned several accolades including 14 Filmfare awards, Padma Shri by Indian Government, the Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres & the Chevalier of the Legion of Honour from the France government.

Apart from his acting career, he is a co-chairman of production company Red Chillies Entertainment. He is the co-owner of team Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League & Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League.

As of 2019, he is the richest actor in the world with a net worth of around $700 Million. So, in a way, you can say, apart from ruling billion of hearts, he tops the list of celebrities with maximum net worth.

For his philanthropic endeavors in supporting children’s education, he received the UNESCO Pyramide con Marni award in 2011. Furthermore, he was honored with the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award in 2018 for championing the rights of women & children’s in India.

Shah Rukh Khan Upcoming Projects

As of now, Shah Rukh Khan is taking a break from his work. So, as of now, there aren’t any confirmed projects of him. However, we’ll update the post, once there’s any news about it.

2. Tom Cruise Net Worth

Tom Cruise Net Worth
Tom Cruise Net Worth

Started his career way back in 1981, Tom Cruise has made a name for himself in Hollywood with blockbuster franchises such as Mission Impossible, Top Gun & hit movies, Jerry Maguire, Risky Business.

At the age of 19, he started his acting career with a romantic movie ‘Endless Love’. However, his popularity rose to fame with Risky Business in 1983. Later, in 1986, he played the role of ‘Lieutenant Pete’ in the action dram movie ‘Top Gun’ which cemented his place in Hollywood as one of the most prominent action stars.

In his long career of 3 decades, he has worked with some of the finest actors including Jon Voight, Nicole Kidman, & Jack Nicholson.

It was the year 1996 when he played the role of Ethan Hunt in ‘Mission Impossible’. Right after its release, the movie became a box office blockbuster. The success of this movie resulted in 5 more sequels of the movie. As of now, there’re 6 movies in the Mission possible franchise & 2 more are yet to release in 2021 & 2022. Furthermore, Mission Impossible in 1996 was the first-ever movie that was produced under his production company Cruise/Wagner.

Now, as far as Tom Cruise’s net worth is concerned, he is the 2nd richest actor with a net worth of $570 Million.

Tom Cruise’s Upcoming Projects

  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Luna Park
  • Edge of Tomorrow 2

3. Robert Downy Jr. Net Worth

Robert Downy Jr. is an actor, singer & producer who at the age of 5 years, first appeared as a child artist. In 2019, he doesn’t need any introduction among his fans as he has starred in several MCU movies & played the character of Iron Man-like no one else can.

Apart from playing the role of Iron Man in avenger movies, he has done some amazing roles. His hit list of movies includes Sherlock Holmes, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Chaplin & many more.

After establishing himself as an amazing actor, it was the role of Iron Man (2008) that made him a household name all over the world. As of now, he has appeared in nearly 9 MCU movies & is rumored to appear in Black Widow movie that’ll release in 2020.

Yeah! It’s shocking, right? Especially after the death of Iron Man in Avengers Endgame.

Now, if I talk about Robert Downy Jr.’s net worth, he has racked up $300 Million till & is ranked in the top 25 list of celebrities with the highest net income. He made $5 Million with his first MCU movie Iron Man & around $75 Million with Avengers Endgame in 2019.

That was all about MCU. Outside of marvel, he earned $12 Million with 2010 movie “Due Date” & $15 Million for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows in 2011.

Robert Downy Jr. Upcoming Projects

  • Dolittle
  • Black Widow
  • Sherlock Holmes 3

3. Will Smith Net Worth

Will Smith Net Worth
Will Smith Net Worth

Before even turning 20, American actor, producer & rapper became one of the youngest celebrities to become a millionaire. Furthermore, in 2007, Newsweek declared him “the most powerful actor in Hollywood.” In his 33 years old career, he has won 4 Grammy awards & has been nominated for 5 golden globe awards & 2 academy awards. Isn’t it great?

Before starting his career as an actor, he was known as a rapper with the name of the Fresh Prince. Later in 1990, he starred in the NBC television series, The fresh prince of Bel-Air & because of this series, he became a known face in Hollywood.

After 6 years, the series concluded & from then he transitions from television star to a film star. However, it was 1992 when he made his film debut with a movie called Where the Day Takes You.

In this movie, he appeared as a disabled homeless man. However, 1996 was the breakout year for the American actor when he starred as a Marin Corps pilot in science fiction film Independence Day.

This film was made on a budget of $75 Million & it went on to earn $817.4 on box office. Since then he has worked in several hit films & the list includes Hitch, The Pursuit of Happiness (My personal favorite), Hancock, Badboys, Ali & more. In addition to this, he has worked in Men in Black franchise which had earned millions at the box office.

As of 2019, his total net worth is $300 Million which makes him one of the highest-paid actors in the world.

Note: He is the only actor in the world to have 8 consecutive movies that have grossed $100 Million in the USA & 11 consecutive movies with $150 Million earning internationally.

Will Smith Upcoming Projects

  • Spies in Disguise
  • Bad Boys for Life

4. Keanu Reeves Net Worth

Keanu Reeves Net Worth
Keanu Reeves Net Worth

Keanu Reeves or known as John Wick is a Canadian actor, musician, producer & philanthropist. Although, he was considering making his career in Ice Hockey but ended up becoming one of the most talented actors.

Now, let’s dig deep into his acting career.

Well, after doing some minor roles, he got his 1st breakthrough with the 1986 drama genre film River’s Edge. This was made on a budget of $1.7 Million & it went on to earn $4.7 Million after its release in 1986.

After the initial success, he appeared in several other movies but it was the unexpected success of his comedy movie Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure in 1989 that made him a breakout star on the box office. Furthermore, the movie went on to have a sequel Bill & Ted’s, Bogus Journey.

Because of rising popularity, makers of Point Break (1989) hired Keanu in a high budget action film “Point Break”. It was made on a budget of $24 Million & later it went on to earn $83,5 Million at the box-office.

After this, he went on to work in several high budget movies but movie franchises such as Matrix & John Wick made him a household name.

Now, coming back to his total earnings, as of 2019, Keanu Reeves’s net worth is $360 Million.

Upcoming Projects

  • Bill & Ted Face the Music.
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.

5. Arnold Schwarzenegger Net Worth

Arnold Schwarzenegger Net Worth
Arnold Schwarzenegger Net Worth

Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Australian-American actor, businessman, filmmaker, former professional bodybuilder, author & politician. At the age of 15, he started lifting weighs & won the title of Mr. Universe at the age of 20. Later, the participated in Mr. Olympia contest & went on to win 7 times in his bodybuilding career. After leaving the bodybuilding scenario, he started writing several books & articles on the sport.

Because of his contribution to bodybuilding, the Arnold Sports Festival is named after him.

Now, coming to his filmy career, he has worked in several blockbuster franchises to date but do you’ve any idea how he started his career as an actor? Well, he got his first big break with the film “Hercules in New York”. After this movie, he worked in several other movies, but it was “The Terminator’ in 1984 that skyrocketed his filmy career. The first installment of Terminator franchise went on to earn $80 Million at the Box Office. For his work in the movie, he earned $75,00 from the movie.

After this movie, there was no going back for him as he acted in several back-to-back successful films. The list includes hits like, “Read Heat”, “The Running Man” & “The Predator”.  Later in 1988, Arnold co-produced Twins movie which earned $215 Million at the box office, making it a worldwide hit.

In case you don’t know, he has even sworn-in as a governor of California. His tenure as the governor of California went on for 8 from 2003 to 2011.

As of 2019, the net worth of Arnold Schwarzenegger is estimated at $400 million which makes him one of the richest actors & bodybuilders in the world.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Upcoming Projects

  • Kung Fury
  • Triplets
  • Outrider
  • The Legend of Conan
  • Superhero Kindergarten

6. Sylvester Stallone Net Worth

Sylvester Stallone Net Worth
Sylvester Stallone Net Worth

Born in 1946, Sylvester Stallone is an American Actor, Producer, director & screenwriter. He dropped out of college to pursue a career in screenwriting. Most people don’t know, before starting his career, he has even starred in an adult film.

Later, he started getting minor roles in films & finally in 1976, he achieved success as a writer & actor, when he starred in the all-time classic movie Rocky. His stars continue to shine when he acted as John James Rambo in the blockbuster franchise of “Rambo”. Here is the list of 10 films of 2 blockbuster franchise that has highlighted his career:

Rambo Franchise

  • First Blood (1982)
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
  • Rambo III (1988)
  • Rambo (2008)
  • Rambo: Last Blood (2019)

Rocky Franchise

  • Rocky (1976)
  • Rocky II (1979)
  • Rocky III (1982)
  • Rocky IV (1985)
  • Rocky V (1990)
  • Rocky Balboa (2006)
  • Creed (2015)
  • Creed II (2018)

Apart from these two successful franchises, he has also acted in the Expendables franchise & numerous hit films. The list includes the likes of “Tango and Cash”, “Demolition Man”, “The Specialist”, & “Cliffhanger”. Now, as far as his writing career is concerned, he wrote or co-wrote six movies in the Rocky franchise, The Expendables franchise, Driven, Cliffhanger & Cobra movie. Sylvester Stallone directed several popular movies including Staying Alive, Paradise Alley, & several under the rocky & Rambo franchise.

Throughout his movie career in several blockbusters, & if you calculate their global revenue than it would be around $4 Billion. That’s unbelievable, right?

Because of his amazing work in several films, he has been nominated several times for Academy Awards, golden globes award, but only won Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture in Creed (2015). At the time of writing this post, he has received 68 nominations & out of which, he has 33 awards.

Similar to Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone’s net worth is around $400 Million.

Sylvester Stallone Upcoming Projects

  • Samaritan
  • The International (Tv Show)

7. Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth

Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth
Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth

With $400 Million of net worth, six feet tall Indian Film Actor Amitabh Bachchan has made the list along with Sylvester Stallone, & Arnold Schwarzenegger. Son of Hariwansh Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan became famous as “Angry Young Man” in the Indian film industry during the ’70s. He started his filmy career with film Saat Hindustaani. Because of his performance in the film, he won the National Film Award for the best newcomer.

Now, after 50 years of his Hindi film debut, he is considered as a legendary actor in Bollywood. Throughout his film career, he has faced several challenges including a life-threatening injury on the sets of blockbuster movie Coolie.

Because of his contribution to films, he is considered as an inspiration all over the world. To date, there’re 3 books written on his life, Amitabh Bachchan: the legend, To be or not to be: Amitabh Bachchan & AB: the legend.

Throughout his acting career, he has won several awards & the lists include 4 national awards (3 for Best Actor). At Filmfare, he has received 36 nominations & out of which, he has won it 14 times. Furthermore, he has set a record by receiving maximum nominations to date. Talking about his career in Bollywood, Bachchan has worked as a film producer, narrator, playback singer & television presenter.

Apart from films, he has even worked in some tv shows & KBC (Kaun Banega Crorepati) is the one that tops the list.

For those of you, who don’t know, KBC is an Indian television show based on the UK game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? It aired for 3 seasons from 2000 to 2007 on Star network & later in 2010, it started airing on Sony Network. Till date, 10 seasons of KBC have concluded & 11th season is in progress. For hosting the 11th season of KBC, Amitabh Bachchan is making around INR 350 Crores as his fees.

Amitabh Bachchan Upcoming Projects

  • Jhund
  • Uyarndha Manithan
  • Butterfly
  • Brahmastra
  • Gulabo Sitabo

8. Brad Pitt Net Worth

Brad Pitt Net Worth
Brad Pitt Net Worth

Born on December 18, 1963, William Bradley Pit is an American actor & film producer. He first came to limelight as a cowboy hitchhiker in 1991 movie Thelma & Louise. Right after getting some recognition, in 1992, he bagged his first leading roles in big-budget films. Some of these movies included drama films like A river runs through it (1992), Interview with the vampire (1994) & Legends of the fall (1994).

However, it was a crime the thriller movie Seven & science fiction film 12 Monkeys in 1995 that made him a star as he gave a critically acclaimed performance. After his initial success, he became the hottest face of Hollywood & often termed as “Sexiest Men Alive”. Because of his looks, he even inspired countless magazine covers.

In fact, for his role in 12 Monkeys, he had won Golden Globe award for best-supporting action in the motion picture category. Although, he was also nominated for the academy awards but in the end, he lost it to Kevin Spacey.

Moreover, his 1995 crime drama film SEVEN went on to earn $327 Million on the Box Office. Throughout his acted career, he acted in several hit films like Troy, Ocean’s Eleven, award-winning film Babel, The curious case of Benjamin Button & my personal favorite Mr. & Mrs. Smith. His film the curious case of Benjamin Button earned him his first-ever Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.

Now, if I talk about his production career, he co-founded Plan B Entertainment along with his ex-wife Jennifer Aniston. Under his production banner, he produced hit films like Charlie, The Departed & the chocolate factory. His produced film the Departed went on to earn 2007 academy award for best picture.

Apart from acting & producing films, Brad Pitt has involved himself in humanitarian campaigns such as ONE Campaign, global humanitarian aid fund, Make It Right foundation & Jolie-Pitt foundation.

After acting & producing several films, his net worth sums around $300 Million.

Brad Pitt Upcoming Projects

  • Kajillionaire
  • Irresistible
  • Blonde
  • Minari

9. Tom Hanks Net Worth

Tom Hanks Net Worth
Tom Hanks Net Worth

 

With the Net worth of around $400 Million, Tom Hanks is one of the most famous, highly regarded, & best-paid actors in Hollywood.

Wondering why?

To date, the total domestic lifetime box office collection of his movies goes around $4.6 Billion & at the time of writing this post, his gross worldwide box office collection sums up to $9.7 Billion. So, by looking at this collection, anyone can assume him as one of the biggest box office draws.

Now, as far as his acting career is concerned, in 1980 he bagged a co-starring role in Bosom buddies sitcom. This sitcom lasted for a total of 2 seasons. After this show, he kept on getting minor roles. However, these shows were not enough to showcase his talent. So, later in 1988, Tom gained major recognition with hit movie BIG. From that moment onwards, there was nothing holding him back as his acting career grew at a lightning-fast speed.

After this, he went on to act in classic movies like Sleepless in Seattle (My personal favorite), Toy Story, cast away, The Da Vinci Code, Saving Private Ryan, Apollo 13, and Angels & Demons. He is the second actor in the history of Academy Awards to win 2 back-to-back Academy Awards for the Best Actor category. He won the academy awards for Philadelphia in 1993, Forrest Gump in 1994.

Tom Hanks Upcoming Projects

  • Greyhound
  • BIOS
  • News of the World

10. Jackie Chan Net Worth

Jackie Chan Net Worth
Jackie Chan Net Worth

Born in Hong Kong & globally known as Jackie Chan is a martial artist, actor, producer, film director, singer & stuntman. His real name is Chan Kong-sang. His fans from all over the world, know him as an actor with amazing acrobatic fighting style, Comic timing, & innovative stunts.

The best thing about him is that throughout his career he has done most of his stunt by himself. Isn’t it amazing? He is trained in Kung Fu & Hapkido & is active in the film industry since 1960. In his 59 years & still running acting career, he has worked in more than 150 films. Be it the eastern or western side of the world, everyone has praised the actor.

In fact, he has been awarded awards such as Hong Kong Avenue of Stars, & the Hollywood walk of Fame. Jackie Chan is also known as a philanthropist & as per Forbes magazine, he is in the list of top 10 celebrities with most charitable contributions.

As I told you before, he appeared in several movies but it was the release of “Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (1978)” that made him a star overnight. He has also contributed some tunes in “Cantopop” & “Mandopop”.

He became a known face to the western audience with the movie franchise “Rush Hour”. To date, the franchise has grossed around $845 Million worldwide. He also received an honorary Academy Award for his “Extraordinary Performance” in the film industry.

As far as his Jackie Chan’s Net worth is concerned, it’s around $370 Million in 2019 which makes one of the richest actors in the world.

Jackie Chan Upcoming Projects

  • Wish Dragon
  • Chinese Zodiac 2
  • Project X-Traction
  • Once Upon a Zodiac

11. Adam Sandler Net Worth

Adam Sandler net worth
Adam Sandler net worth

Celebrity who rose to fame overnight as a cast member of Saturday night live, Adam Sandler is an American actor, comedian & producer. He is in the list of top celebrities with a high net worth of around $420 Million. Before making his entry in the Hollywood, Saturday night live was his first-ever stint on television.

During his graduation from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Adam started pursuing acting by making cameo appearances in the MTV game show Remote Control & The Cosby show. After completing his graduation in 1988, he landed in various sporadic film roles including the film Going Overboard.

After his initial acting stint, he started performing standup comedy all over the USA. At one of his shows, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update anchor Dennis Miller noticed him & later recommended him to the creators of the show.

After this Adam Sandler continued to appear in the movies including Coneheads, Airheads. However, it was 1995 when he acted in a classic movie of all time, Billy Madison. It was made on a budget of $10 Million & went on to become a surprise hit after earning $26 Million at the Box office.

That was the start he really needed & after this, there was no stopping point for him as he starred in several hit movies. The list of his hit movies included movies such as Little Nicky, 50 First Dates, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, Big Daddy, The Longest Yard & Mr. Deeds.
In addition to acting, he has written & produced some of these films under his production company Happy Madison. After a years-long career, he is known as an actor who works in comedy movies & gets a lot of money for it. In Hollywood, he is one of the most bankable actors. Years later, in 2019, he still receives paychecks of around $50-$60 Million.

In 2014, he signed a 4-movie deal with Netflix for $250 Million. Although all of his 4 movies on Netflix had received mediocre reviews from the critics, it has been streamed for more than 600 Million hours on Netflix. So, after looking at their audience response, Netflix renewed its deal for 4 more movies way back in 2017. As part of his deal, Netflix recently released a Netflix original film Murder Mystery starring Jennifer Anniston & Adam Sandler which became a hit overnight on Netflix.
Adam Sandler upcoming movies
• Hubie Halloween
• Uncut Gems

12. Jessica Alba Net Worth

Jessica Alba net worth
Jessica Alba net worth

With around $350 Million dollars of Net worth, Jessica alba is a top-level Hollywood actress who has acted in several hit movies. Some of her best work includes “Dark Angel (TV Show)”, “Mechanic Resurrection” & the list goes on & on.

That’s all about her success but do you know how she reached there? Well, she started her acting career at the age of 12. Yeah! It’s true & the movie I’m talking about here is Camp Nowhere. Later in her teens, she kept on appearing in several television shows.

However, it was in 2000, when she made the biggest jump of her career by starring in an action show by Fox. Can you guys guess its name? Well, she was picked from a list of 1,200 candidates to star in the TV show “Dark Angel”. Although, the tv show ended in 2002 till then Jessica had become a known face in the Hollywood film industry. Furthermore, the same tv show earned her a Golden Globe award for playing the role of super-soldier Max Guevara.

Since then her stars never stopped shining as she acted in several hit movies including the Fantastic four franchise, Good luck chuck & more. Throughout her career, she had endorsed companies like Piaget, Revlon & Microsoft.

Jessica Alba Upcoming Projects

  • L.A.’s Finest (TV Show) – Ongoing

Conclusion

That’s all for now. These are some of the top celebrities from all over the world who have high Net Worth. What do you think about the list of celebrities with high net worth? Whose addition to the list shocked you the most? Do let me know via the comments section given below.

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