LAST YEARS MOST HIGHLY PAID ACTORS
Added on: 27th Mar 2016
Referred to in the media as “The Tiger of Bollywood”, “Blockbuster
Khan” or “Box-office King”, Salman Khan is another Indian actor,
producer and celebrity. Known for his philanthropy but also
tumultuous personal life and a negligent driving case in which
he killed one person, Khan has starred in the highest-grossing
Bollywood films of nine separate years which is a Bollywood record.
Amitabh Bachchan is the oldest of the Bollywood actors listed
in the ranking. Featured in almost 200 Indian films, Bachchan
has won numerous major awards in his exceptionally long
career, including three National Film Awards as Best Actor.
In 2013, he even made his Hollywood debut in the epic
drama The Great Gatsby, in which he played a non-Indian
One of the biggest movie stars ever, Tom Cruise has starred
in many blockbusters such as Top Gun, Mission: Impossible,
Rain Man, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, War of the Worlds
and many others. A holder of three Golden Globe Awards,
Cruise was the Hollywood´s highest paid actor in 2012.
In the past year, he earned £28 million, which currently puts
him in sixth place.
Sandler is a popular American actor, comedian, screenwriter,
entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. Featured in films
that combined have grossed over £1.4 billion at the box office,
he is best known for his comedy roles in films such as
Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer and
Big Daddy. He has also appeared in more dramatic roles
in movies like Punch-Drunk Love, Spanglish, and
Reign Over Me.
Cooper first gained recognition in the spy-action television show
Alias and the television drama Jack & Bobby. He later
appeared in supporting roles in the romantic comedies
Wedding Crashers (2005), Yes Man (2008), and He’s Just Not
That Into You (2009). His breakthrough role came with the
comedy franchise The Hangover trilogy (2009–13)
that earned him international fame.
Born as Mark Sinclair but better known by his stage name Vin Diesel,
Diesel is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer
best known for his portrayals of Dominic Toretto in The Fast and
the Furious film series and Richard B. Riddick in The Chronicles
of Riddick trilogy. Between June 2014 and June 2015, Diesel
earned £32 million, which made him the third highest
paid actor of the year.
One of the most famous non-American Hollywood actors of all time,
Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director,
producer, stuntman, and singer. Featured in more than 150 films,
he is notable for his acrobatic fighting style and original stunts.
A devoted philanthropist, Chan has a star on the Hollywood Walk
of Fame. With the help of highly profitable franchises such as
Dragon Blade, Chan made £35 million in the past 12 months.
ROBERT DOWNEY JR.,
Making his screen debut as early as age five, Robert Downey Jr.
is an American actor best known for his iconic role in the
Iron Man series. Three of the films starring Downey Jr.
(The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Iron Man 3) each
earned over .7 billion pounds. He has topped the Forbes list of
Hollywood’s highest-paid actors for three consecutive years.