Top 10 List of Richest Hollywood Celebrities 2021
Apart from beautiful women, handsome actors, and interesting movies, Hollywood is popular for its riches. Actors, actresses, and directors in this entertainment industry take home colossal amounts of money yearly, making them some of the richest celebrities worldwide. However, like all other sectors in life, Hollywood celebrities are not equal. While most earn decent salary, the top 10 richest celebrities in the industry in 2021 are:
10. Robert Downey Jr. (Net Worth: $170 Million)
Table of Contents
- 10. Robert Downey Jr. (Net Worth: $170 Million)
- 9. Julia Roberts (Net Worth: $170 Million)
- 8. Will Smith (Net Worth: $220 Million)
- 7. Leonardo DiCaprio (Net Worth: $220 Million)
- 6. Brad Pitt (Net Worth: $240 Million)
- 5. Adam Sandler (Net Worth: $300 Million)
- 4. Johnny Depp (Net Worth: $400 Million)
- 3. Tyler Perry (Net Worth: $400 Million)
- 2. Tom Cruise (Net Worth: $450 Million)
- 1. Jerry Seinfeld (Net Worth: $800 Million)
Robert Downey Jr. is a 49-year-old American singer, producer, and actor from Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. With a net worth of approximately 170 million dollars, he is current the tenth richest celebrity in Hollywood. Robert Downey Jr. made his acting debut at a young age. By age five, he had featured in a high profile movie, Pound, directed by his father Robert Downey Sr. Over the years, he has featured in many blockbuster movies in Hollywood, a majority of which have brought him the fame and fortune that he enjoys to date. He has also enjoyed a successful musical career and did movie and film production and directing stints that have contributed to his global success.
9. Julia Roberts (Net Worth: $170 Million)
Julia Roberts in a popular American actress and producer from Smyrna, Georgia, United States. With a net worth of 170 million, Julia Roberts ties with Robert Downey Jr. as the tenth richest celebrity in Hollywood in 2021. Even though Julia Roberts doubles as a television producer, voice actor, and film producer, she has made most of her money from acting. Now 47-year old, she for instance, has headlined some of the highest grossing television dramas and romantic comedies, with titles such as Pretty Woman grossing approximately 464 million dollars worldwide. With a salary of approximately 25 million dollars per movie, Julia Roberts is currently one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
8. Will Smith (Net Worth: $220 Million)
Born Willard Carroll Smith Jr. on September 25, 1968 in West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Will Smith is an award winning Hollywood actor and celebrity who has enjoyed commercial success in television, movie, and film niches. He is also a famous rapper, a songwriter, and movie producer. Will’s rise to fame started in the 1980s as a rapper under the alias The Fresh Prince. He then starred in the renowned television series, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air between 1990 and 1996 before shifting form television to film. Since then, he has rose to become one of the most powerful actors in Hollywood with eight of his films grossing over 100 million dollars in the domestic box office and 11 of them grossing over 150 million dollars in the global box office. Will is married to Jada Pinkett. With a net worth of 220 million, he is the eighth richest celebrity in Hollywood.
7. Leonardo DiCaprio (Net Worth: $220 Million)
Best known for his portrayal of Jack Dawson in James Cameron’s romantic thriller Titanic (1997), Leonardo DiCaprio is a reputable Hollywood actor from Los Angeles, California, United States. Now 40 years old, he has attracted critical praise on set and in television screens, and grown to become one of the most influential actors in the industry. Most of his films has grossed over 100 million dollars in the international box office (Catch Me if You Can ($352 million), Gangs of New York ($193.7 million), The Aviator ($211.7 million), and The Departed ($289 million) to name a few) and won him several prestigious awards and nominations for awards for his invaluable acting skills. With a net worth of approximately 220 million dollars, Leonardo DiCaprio ties at the number eight spot with Will Smith.
6. Brad Pitt (Net Worth: $240 Million)
Brad Pitt, born William Bradley Pitt is a popular American actor and producer from Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States. He is 51 years old, married to one of the hottest and successful actresses in Hollywood (Angelina Jolie), and has enjoyed box office success since his professional debut in 1991 in a cowboy hitchhiker movie titles Thelma and Louise. Over the years, his dedication to offering quality has radiated in his movies with titles such as Seven (1995) grossing over 327 million dollars worldwide. Brad, like his wife Angelina Jolie, is a humanitarian. He has also won numerous awards and nominations for awards, and has a net worth of approximately 240 million dollars. This makes him the sixth richest overall.
5. Adam Sandler (Net Worth: $300 Million)
Adam Sandler is a 48-year-old comedic genius for Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. He is also a reputable musician, a film producer, an entrepreneur, and a screenwriter with a salary of approximately 20 million dollars per movie plus points. Currently, Adam Sandler has a net worth of 300 million dollars, making him the fifth richest celebrity in Hollywood. As many celebrities on this list, Adam Sandler has amassed most of his fortune from acting. He has featured in several funny comedy films, most of them grossing between 100 million and 150 million dollars in local and global box offices. Sandler has also starred in interesting television sitcoms and enthralling television dramas.
4. Johnny Depp (Net Worth: $400 Million)
With a salary of approximately 20 million dollars per film, Johnny Depp is one of the highest paid Hollywood celebrities in 2021. He is also popular, rich, and an acclaimed voice actor, screenwriter, film director, musician, and businessperson. A native of Owensboro, Kentucky, United States, Johnny Depp first rose to prominence in the 1990’s in the television series 21 Jump Street. His acting skills resonated well with millions of movie enthusiasts worldwide, while his unique baby face made him a Hollywood teen idol. Over the years, he has featured in many successful films and television series, the Pirates of Caribbean series being one of his most successful projects. To date, Johnny Depp’s films have grossed over 3.1 billion dollars in the American box office and approximately 7.6 billion dollars worldwide. Now 51, Johnny has a net worth of approximately 400 million.
3. Tyler Perry (Net Worth: $400 Million)
With an annual salary of approximately 80 million dollars and a net worth of 400 million dollars, Tyler Perry ranks as the fourth richest celebrity in Hollywood. He is a successful film director, television director, actor, and author and one of the most influential celebrities in Hollywood. Tyler is 45 years old and hails from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
2. Tom Cruise (Net Worth: $450 Million)
Tom Cruise is a 52-year-old native of Syracuse, New York, United States. He is a popular American actor with many blockbuster movies, films, and series under his belt. Tom debuted as an actor at the age of 19 in Endless Love (1981). 33 years later, he is now one of the most successful celebrities in Hollywood with a new worth of 450 million dollars.
1. Jerry Seinfeld (Net Worth: $800 Million)
With a net worth of 800 million dollars, Jerry Seinfeld is the richest Hollywood celebrity in 2021. He is a reputable actor and film producer. He has produced television programs, done voice-overs for cartoons and movies, and featured in stand-up comedies.