Top 20 Actor celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Actor celebrities [Updated March 3, 2021].

1. Dina Merrill

Dina Merrill net worth 2020
Dina Merrill was born on December 29, 1923 in New York City, United States.

Prominent actress and popular socialite who became vice chairperson of RKO Pictures. She appeared with Cary Grant in The Sundowners and Butterfield 8 starting in 1960, and also appeared in The Player in 1992. 

She performed in Desk Set in 1957 and in Operation Petticoat in 1959.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Billion

2. Jami Gertz

Jami Gertz net worth 2020
Jami Gertz was born on October 28, 1965 in  Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $3 Billion

3. Lachlan Murdoch

Lachlan Murdoch net worth 2020
Lachlan Murdoch was born on September 8, 1971 in  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Net Worth 2020: $2.7 Billion

4. Li Jun Li

Li Jun Li net worth 2020
Li Jun Li was born on November 6, 1983 in Shanghai, China.
Because she grew up around the world, she is trilingual, fluent in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

Net Worth 2020: $2.25 Billion

5. Michael O'Leary

Michael O'Leary was born on March 27, 1958 in United States.
He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series.

Net Worth 2020: $1030 million (2018)

6. Claude Dauphin

Claude Dauphin net worth 2020
Claude Dauphin was born on August 19, 1903 in France.

Over the course of his nearly five-decade career, this French actor appeared in close to one hundred and fifty French and American films. His credits include the 1945 version of Cyrano de Bergerac; the 1953 Bing Crosby movie Little Boy Lost; and the 1966 action film Grand Prix.

His father, poet Maurice Étienne Legrand (better known by his pen name of Franc-Nohain), wrote the libretto for an opera by composer Maurice Ravel.

Net Worth 2020: $1 Billion

7. Shih Kien

Shih Kien net worth 2020
Shih Kien was born on January 1, 1913 in China.
He received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996 at the Golden Bauhinia Awards.

Net Worth 2020: $1 Billion

8. Tom Ricketts

Tom Ricketts net worth 2020
Tom Ricketts was born on January 15, 1853 in England.
He was involved in over 300 films as an actor and director including well known titles such as Strangers of the Night, The Belle of Broadway, and The Three Musketeers.

Net Worth 2020: $900 Million

9. Matt Stone

Matt Stone net worth 2020
Matt Stone was born on May 26, 1971 in Houston, United States.

American actor, screenwriter and animator who, with Trey Parker, co-created South Park, which debut on Comedy Central in 1997. The show has received several Emmy Awards and spawned a feature-length theatrical film, South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut, in 1999.

He wore a Gwyneth Paltrow-inspired green gown to the 72nd Academy Awards, and in 2011 he co-wrote and co-directed the Tony Award winning musical The Book of Mormon.

Net Worth 2020: $700 Million

10. Andrew Gower

Andrew Gower net worth 2020
Andrew Gower was born on November 8, 1989 in  Aintree, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom.

Net Worth 2020: $680 Million

11. Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise net worth 2020
Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962 in Syracuse, United States.

Actor who won Golden Globe Awards for his roles in Born on the Fourth of July, Jerry Maguire, and Magnolia. He had his breakthrough role in the 1983 film Risky Business and in 1996, he began playing Ethan Hunt in the popular Mission: Impossible film series. 

He became the most well-known member of the Church of Scientology, the religion created by Science Fiction author L. Ron Hubbard.

Net Worth 2020: $600 Million

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Salary 2020: $50 Million Per Year

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Tom Cruise Salary and Earnings Milestones: Tom earned $75,000 for Risky Business. For 1985's Legend, his pay was bumped to $500,000. A year later Tom earned $2 million to star in Top Gun. From that point on his career earnings skyrocketed. He earned $3 million for Cocktail, $9 million for Days of Thunder, $13 million for Far and Away, $12 million for A Few Good Men and The Firm. He earned $15 million for Interview with the Vampire.

Thanks to his producer credit, Tom earned a full $70 million for all his credits on the first Mission Impossible. He earned $75 million for Mission Impossible 3.

Tom's two highest-paid movies to date are 2000's Mission Impossible 2 and 2005's War of the Worlds. He earned $100 million from EACH movie thank to lucrative backend points. When you look at a list of the 10 largest acting paychecks of all time (for a single movie), Tom Cruise ranks three times. His previously mentioned $100 million paydays are the third and fourth largest paydays behind Bruce Willis' $105 million Sixth Sense payday and Keanu Reeves' $156 million Matrix payday.

Between 1983 and 2011 Tom earned $445 million in movie salaries. Between 2011 and 2019, he likely earned at least another $300 million, bringing his total career earnings (salary and bonuses) between 1983 and 2019, to $745 million.

Tom Cruise Salary and Earnings Milestones: Tom earned $75,000 for Risky Business. For 1985's Legend, his pay was bumped to $500,000. A year later Tom earned $2 million to star in Top Gun. From that point on his career earnings skyrocketed. He earned $3 million for Cocktail, $9 million for Days of Thunder, $13 million for Far and Away, $12 million for A Few Good Men and The Firm. He earned $15 million for Interview with the Vampire.

Thanks to his producer credit, Tom earned a full $70 million for all his credits on the first Mission Impossible. He earned $75 million for Mission Impossible 3.

Tom's two highest-paid movies to date are 2000's Mission Impossible 2 and 2005's War of the Worlds. He earned $100 million from EACH movie thank to lucrative backend points. When you look at a list of the 10 largest acting paychecks of all time (for a single movie), Tom Cruise ranks three times. His previously mentioned $100 million paydays are the third and fourth largest paydays behind Bruce Willis' $105 million Sixth Sense payday and Keanu Reeves' $156 million Matrix payday.

Between 1983 and 2011 Tom earned $445 million in movie salaries. Between 2011 and 2019, he likely earned at least another $300 million, bringing his total career earnings (salary and bonuses) between 1983 and 2019, to $745 million.

12. Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor net worth 2020
Elizabeth Taylor was born on February 27, 1932 in London, England.

Better known as Liz Taylor, she was a glamorous movie actress who starred in Cleopatra and Butterfield 8 during Hollywood's Golden Age. She appeared in 11 films with Richard Burton, including Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

She owned some of the biggest and most famous gems in the world, including the 33-carat Krupp Diamond.

Net Worth 2020: $600 million (2015)

13. James Burrows

James Burrows net worth 2020
James Burrows was born on December 30, 1940 in  Derby, England, United Kingdom.

Net Worth 2020: $600 Million

14. Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan net worth 2020
Shah Rukh Khan was born on November 2, 1965 in New Delhi, India.
He has made over 75 film appearances, won more than half a dozen Filmfare Best Actor Awards, and earned over $540 million.

Net Worth 2020: $600 million (2017)

15. Vilma Santos

Vilma Santos net worth 2020
Vilma Santos was born on November 3, 1953 in Philippines.
She became the first female mayor of Lipa City, Batangas.

Net Worth 2020: $539 million (2018)

16. George Clooney

George Clooney net worth 2020
George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961 in Lexington, United States.

Actor, director, writer, and producer who became the first person to be nominated for Academy Awards in six different categories, winning his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 2005 film Syriana. He portrayed Dr. Doug Ross on the medical drama series ER from 1994 to 1999 and starred as the title character in the Ocean's Eleven trilogy. In 2019, he began starring in Hulu's Catch-22.

He played Batman in the 1997 action film Batman & Robin. His long list of film credits includes O, Brother Where Art Thou, The Perfect StormThe DescendantsMichael ClaytonUp in the Air, and Tomorrowland

Net Worth 2020: $500 Million

George Clooney Net Worth Milestones:

  • 1993: $500 thousand
  • 1995: $3 million
  • 2000: $10 million
  • 2005: $50 million
  • 2007: $70 million
  • 2012: $100 million
  • 2015: $200 million
  • 2019: $500 million

17. Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro net worth 2020
Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in New York City, United States.

Legendary actor who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Jake LaMotta in the 1980 boxing film Raging Bull and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Vito Corleone in the 1974 classic The Godfather Part II. 

He originally auditioned for the roles of Michael Corleone and Sonny Corleone in The Godfather, and director Francis Ford Coppola cited those original auditions as the inspiration for casting De Niro in The Godfather Part II. 

Net Worth 2020: $500 Million

18. Gene Autry

Gene Autry net worth 2020
Gene Autry was born on September 29, 1907 in Tioga, United States.
He owned the Anaheim Angels baseball team for over thirty years.

Net Worth 2020: $500 Million

19. Dr Phil

Dr Phil net worth 2020
Dr Phil was born on September 1, 1950 in United States.

Net Worth 2020: $460 Million

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Salary 2020: $80 Million

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Salary Highlights: Thanks to the syndication, Dr. Phil is one of the highest-paid personalities on television. At his peak, he was earning $88 million per year. In 2006, he made $45 million. In 2008, his income slipped to $30 million.  In 2011 he mad $80 million. In 2012, he made $64 million. In 2014 he made $72 million. In 2014 he made $77 million In 2015, $70 million. In 2016 he made $88 million. In 2017, he made $79 million and in 2018 he brought in $77.5 million. As of 2019, his annual income from the show alone is around $80 million. Though, between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $95 million.

20. Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson net worth 2020
Mel Gibson was born on January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, United States.
He wrote and directed The Passion of the Christ, which became a cult classic amongst Christian viewers but received criticism for its excessive violence and its portrayal of Jews. 

Net Worth 2020: $425 Million