Know These Highest Paid Actors In Hollywood and the Zeros in Their Paychecks!

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Hollywood is a money-driven ride that requires the ticket of good looks, a fine personality, and great artistic skills to win a race. People who are the Highest Paid Actors in Hollywood have their own ups and downs to build their empires. These expensive talents are usually fame-oriented, but on the same journey, they make money more than your annual earnings through a movie or two!

Wanted to know how these celebs make money through walking ramps and acting into characters? If yes, then here is the List of top Hollywood actors and actresses who made big in the year 2020 and bagged their names in the list of below mentioned Highest paid in Hollywood:

The Highest-Paid Hollywood Actors:

Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)

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For the second time in a row, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson bagged his way into being the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. Being the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Dwayne can cook, design sportswear, produce films, sing, act, and obviously wrestle. The Rock started off his career with “The Mummy Returns” and bagged the Guinness World Record for being the top paid actor for a debut film earning 5.5 Million dollars.

Some of his big-shot films include Fast & Furious series, Jumanji, Baywatch, Skyscraper, and more. 

Net Worth: $320 million 

Number of movies done: 50

Money charged per movie: Approx 25-30 Million dollars

Fun Fact: Dunkin Donuts offered to name a donut after his name as a promotional deal but Dwayne declined considering people would think of him as a bighead!

Robert Downey Jr. (The Iron Man)

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Born on the island of Manhattan, Robert Aka Iron Man comes from a movie family adding his dad Downey Sr. a filmmaker and mom an actress. Starting acting since he was 5 years old, now owns his production company called “Team Downey” with his wife Susan. Being on the top of the appearances in the MCU, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Iron man makes most out of his money through his super-hero roles and became one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood.

Net Worth: $300 million 

Number of movies done: 69

Money charged per movie: Starting with 50 Million dollars to approx. 75 Million dollars per Marvel movie

Fun Fact: Before bagging the role of Iron Man, Robert considered to be play the part of Bruce Wayne, Batman as a lead in the movie. DC or Marvel? I guess he made the right choice.

Jackie Chan (The Karate King)

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1954 Born, Jackie Chan known to be the Chinese stuntman, director, and actor. This rich Asian actor makes money out of his existence. With a rough childhood, Jackie grew up to be fearless, ambitious, and rich. He also created his comic book character. Part of some blockbuster movies like The Karate Kid and The Forbidden Kingdown, Jackie brought the action into acting.

Net Worth: $300 million 

Number of movies done: 119

Money charged per movie: 20- 30 Million dollars

Fun Fact: He has faced approx. 70 set-injuries including a permanent hole in his skull. He considers injuries as a part of his career and happily mentions them around. 

Chris Hemsworth (The God of Thunder)

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Popularly known to be “Thor”, Chris is a middle child having Luke (Ashley Stubbs in Westworld) and Liam (Gale from the hunger games) as his brothers and he made the most success out of all. This “Star Trek” hero is also the face of Hugo Boss Bottled.

His best movies include The Avengers Thor, Snow White and the Huntsman, Thor: Ragnarok, Thor, Men in Black: International, Avengers: Endgame, and more to make him one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood.

Net Worth: $130 million

Number of movies done: 34

Money charged per movie: Approx to 15 Million dollars

Fun Fact: Chris stole the role of “Thor-The God of Thunder’ from his brother Liam Hemsworth. Can’t complain, though?

Bradley Cooper (Rocket Raccoon)

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Fluent in French, Bradley started his career with Sex and the City in 1999, and now is one of the most famous actors in Hollywood. Worked as a doorman before acting, Bradley has been very dedicated towards his work. He got a boost in his career with “Wedding Crashers” and also lent his voice to Rocket Raccoon for the movie “The Guardian of the Galaxy”. His recent worldwide famous was “A Star is Born” which broke many records.

Net Worth: $100 million 

Number of movies done: 46

Money charged per movie: 15-20 Million Dollars

Fun Fact: Not just in the movie “A Star is Born”, but also in real life, Bradley was an alcohol addict But he quit drinking since 2004.

Adam Sandler

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A famous actor, screenwriter, comedian, singer, and film producer was a class clown, and now one of the richest actors in Hollywood. This high paid actor started his career with MTV game show Remote Control. His first debut was “Going Overboard” but it sank pretty fast. He also played the role of a crazy clown with Bobcat Goldthwait’s cult comedy.

Net Worth: $420 million 

Number of movies done: 68

Money charged per movie: More than 25 Million dollars

Fun Fact: He gave his voice for the movie “Hotel Transylvania”, but to our shock, his wife and child also gave the voices to the same supportive roles.

Chris Evans (Captain America)

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Looks like the highest-paid actors of Hollywood are mostly related with Marvel Cinematic Universe as Chris Evans, popular for his role as Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Captain Marvel, and Avengers: Endgame. He loves dogs as much as we do! Cute? Very. 

Net Worth: $70 million 

Number of movies done: 38

Money charged per movie: 15 Million dollars

Fun Fact: He is an LGBT supporter and supports his brother Scott Evans who is openly gay.

The Highest-Paid Hollywood Actresses:

Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow)

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Scarlett Johansson, the money queen entered the Hollywood industry with Fantasy Comedy North. Her roles and fabulous acting seen in her initial films like Ghost World, Horse Whisperer, and few more. She started her acting career in her childhood, her first lead role was in Manny and Lo. And also got nominated for the Independent Spirit award which was a great achievement in her as a kid. Now she comes first in Hollywood’s highest-paid actress.

Her presence in the Marvel world has always kept the audience on the edge and she is a crush of billions.

Net Worth: $165 million 

Number of movies done: 60

Money charged per movie: 30-35 Million Dollars for every avenger movie.

Fun Fact: She is into older men, and wishes to be a Disney princess someday. We wish that too, Scarlett.

Sofia Vergara (Gloria Delgado)

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Born in Columbia, US she comes first in the highest-paid TV actresses. This beautiful actress entered the Hollywood cinema with the film ‘Big Trouble’ 2002. Along being an amazing actress she is a television producer, comedian, and model. She got highlighted in many movies like Hot Pursuit, chef, and many more. You will be shocked to know that this actress charges 500,000 USD for a single episode.

Net Worth: $180 million 

Number of movies done: 26

Money charged per episode: 500 thousand dollars per episode in “Modern family” sitcom.

Fun Fact: She got married at a young age of 18 and had her first and the only child Manolo at the age of 20.

Reese Witherspoon (Legally blond)

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This American actress is born in Louisiana. Her acting career got started with the film ‘The Man in the Moon’. Her acting skills and good looks are appreciated by many awards like Golden globe awards, Primetime Emmy Award, and much more. This actress struggled a lot in her initial stage but now she is counted in one of the most paid actresses in Hollywood. Some of her famous movies are Big Little Lies, Wild and, Legally Blond.

Net Worth: $200 million 

Number of movies done: 45

Money charged per movie: 15-20 Million dollars

Fun Fact: Her real name is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon making Reese as her mother’s maiden name. 

Nicole Kidman (Virginia Woolf)

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This American Australian actress was born in Hawaii, US. She had a difficult childhood and started trying on many TV shows. She achieved a name by the thriller movie ‘Dead Calm’. Apart from being a professional actress, she is a good woman and is appreciated by the award  ‘Citizen of the world’. This actress is also a great singer and had performed at many stages. All actresses are very careful about their diet but Nicole is a pizza person. 

Net Worth: $130 million 

Number of movies done: 69

Money charged per movie: 10-15 Million dollars

Fun Fact: She’s a UNICEF and UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador

Jennifer Aniston (Rachel Green)

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This never-aging beauty got her big start with the show “F.R.I.E.N.D.S” as a lead character called Rachel Green. But before becoming an actress, her parents urged her to become a successful lawyer as her father was against her pursuing acting skills. He was afraid of what rejection could make her feel. Made fun in schools by other kids, now this lady makes money like a piece of cake. But to your surprise, she was initially picked to be Monica, and Courtney was chosen to be Rachel but we think their decisions landed pretty well.

Net Worth: $200 million 

Number of movies done: 44

Money charged per F.R.I.E.N.D.S episode in the end seasons: 1 Million dollars

Money charged per movie: 10 Million dollars

Fun Fact: She has a huge fear of being underwater!

Kaley Cuoco

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This gorgeous actress is born in California, US. She had a thriller entry in Hollywood by the movie ‘Virtuosity’. She had done her TV debut when she was 7 years old. Along being in Hollywood most paid actresses. She is also involved in charitable workings and makes big donations to Friends of Animals, Animal Avengers, and a few more. Kaley had done many popular movies like  ‘The Wedding Ringer’, The Hollow, and many more that take her name to the list of top-paid actresses in Hollywood and Star in Young Sheldon and The Big Bang Theory.

Net Worth: $55 million 

Number of movies done: 25 

Money charged per movie: 1 million Dollars 

Fun Fact: Kaley got engaged to the handsome Josh Resnik in late October 2011 but unfortunately called it off in March 2012. 

Elisabeth Moss 

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Born with a passion to perform, Elisabeth had art in her blood as both of her parents are musicians. Afraid of height, spiders, and deep water, she was never afraid to top charts being one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. Being a ballet dancer, she has practiced almost every art form to enact in beautiful movies like The One I Love, The Square, and The Invisible Man. She is renowned for her acting in the show The Handmaid’s Tale.

Net Worth: $20 million 

Number of movies done: 43

Money charged per episode: 1 Million Dollars

Fun Fact: She graduated two years early at the age of 16! Beauty with a brain indeed.

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