Forbes Highest Paid Actors –2019

Forbes is a globally trusted American magazine about business, financial, marketing and investment articles. It is published once every two weeks with additional information about technology, celebrities, politics, science, and law. Like every year, recently they had published highest-paid celebrities of all the genders in their magazine. Let’s take a journey:

10. Will Smith

The most powerful actor, according to Newsweek, is a media person along with a rapper. The Men in Black star has been nominated for 2 Academy Awards and 5 Golden Globe Awards, also, has won 4 Emmy Awards. The Legend is one of the world’s richest actors with the net worth of $300 million. He’s top scorers are:

  • Aladdin (2019)
  • I Am Legend (2007)
  • Suicide Squad (2016)
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990 – 1996)
  • Hancock (2008)
  • Collateral Beauty (2016)
  • The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Earnings: $35 million

9. Paul Rudd

The American actor touched the 1st step of success with his outstanding performance in film Clueless and currently as Ant-man. Along being an actor he is a producer, a comedian and worked in a super hit comedy movies like Anchorman. In 2019, his net worth is estimated to be $30 million. His work includes:

  • Ant‑Man (2015)
  • Friends (1994 – 2004)
  • Clueless (1995)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Earnings: $41 million

8. Chris Evans

The Marvel Comic star The Captain America is a versatile actor and got his spot as world 8th highest paid actor in Forbes magazine list. He has won many awards including best superhero (2011), and favorite actor in a play (2018). The fantastic four actor has an estimated worth of $50 million. He’s super hits includes:

  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Gifted(2017)
  • The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
  • Fantastic Four (2005)


Earnings: $43.5 million


6. Adam Sandler (tie)

The multitalented artist is a comedian, actor, film or screenwriter along with a musician and a producer. The comedy king has taken the roles in more than 60 films and 15 TV series. The Grown Up star is one of the richest actors with an estimated net worth of $340 million. He’s top scorer’s list is a bit long, we had mentioned the best for you:

  • Murder Mystery (2019)
  • Just Go With It (2011)
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Grown Ups (2010)
  • 50 First Dates (2004)
  • That’s my Boy (2012)
  • Saturday Night Live (Since 1975)


Earnings: $57 million


6. Bradley Cooper (tie)

The American Emmy and BAFTA Award winner is an actor as well a filmmaker. He took 18 months of vocal training for his current super hit A Star is born. This year it is a tie between Bradley Cooper and Adam Sandler top 10 paid actors list. He stood 10th in the Empire’s list of top 100 most Sexy Actors in 2013.

  • A Star Is Born (2018)
  • The Hangover (2009)
  • American Sniper (2014)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Limitless (2011)

Earnings: $57 million


5. Jackie Chan

The Chinese origin star is a blend of various talents including acting, direction, production, comedy, martial art and a stunt master. Initially, he was considered as a new Bruce Lee of the industry but rather he chose to create his own style and become a famous, A-list actor around the globe. He one of the world’s richest celebrities with an estimated worth of $400 million. He’s famous International movies are:

  • Rush Hour (1998)
  • Drunken Master (1978)
  • The Karate Kid (2010)
  • Who Am I? (1998)
  • The foreigner (2017)
  • Police Story (1985)

Earnings: $58 million


4. Akshay Kumar

The Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is the only actor in this industry who made it to the Forbes list. He is an actor, producer, stuntman and TV artist. He was also bestowed by Canadian citizenship as a gift. His total worth is $150 along with paying all taxes. He has worked in more than 100 movies, some of the blockbusters are:

  • Mission Mangal (2019)
  • Jaanwar (1999)
  • Padman (2018)
  • 0 (2018)
  • Toilet: Ek Prem Khatha (2017)
  • Rowdy Rathore (2012)
  • Kesari (2019)

Earnings: $65 million


3. Robert Downey Jr.

The Iron-man is the inspiration for many people who’ve been part of drugs and alcohol abuse. He had also face jail time but he didn’t let himself fall. He rose from the ashes and become a successful actor, singer and a producer. The 53 old richest actor has a net worth of $300 million. He’s blockbusters include:

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Sherlock Holmes (2009)
  • Tropic Thunder (2008)

Earnings: $66 million


2. Chris Hemsworth

The Thor had undoubtedly sparked his flames in the Hollywood, before being an Australian TV Series

Actor. He is the 3rd richest avenger with the net worth of $90 million after Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlet Johnson. The superhero has blessed us with movies like:

  • Thor (2011)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Men in Black: International (2019)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Earnings: $76.4 million

1. Dwayne Johnson

The Rock is the world highest paid actor with a net worth of an estimated $280 billion. He is formally famous for a professional wrestler in WWF/WWW and won the prestigious The World Heavy Weight Championship many times. Later, he tried his luck in film industry and become a successful actor and producer. The Fast and Furious actor has blockbuster movies like:

  • Fast & Furious Presents (2019)
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
  • Baywatch (2017)
  • Skyscraper (2018)
  • Rampage (2018)
  • The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Earnings: $89.4 million

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