Hollywood is a name to represent the film industry of United States. It is famous for its commercial area and entertainment industry. There’s a whole world behind this Industry. Hollywood does not only provides promising opportunities, it’s one of the best film industries that helps to make their names whether it’s a junior actor or a big name. Indeed, Hollywood can be called a phenomenon, which affects not only the United States but also many other cultures. So the actors who play in this movie should earn a lot, right? Well they do. Check out the top 10 highest paid actors in the world in 2013!
Top Highest Paid Actors
10. Ben Stiller
Benjamin Edward Stiller famously known as Ben Stiller was born on November, 30, 1965. He is an amazing American actor, writer, comedian, Film director and Producer. Ben Stiller is currently being paid $33 million. The most famous movie of Ben Stiller is Night at the museum, it broke all of his previous records and that made him stand in the 10th position among the top paid actors of Hollywood 2013.
9. Denzel Washington
Denzel Hayes Washington was born on December 28, 1954. He is a famous American actor, film director, screen writer and Producer. He received several awards. Not only this, Washington was nominated for Oscar this year and it was the sixth time. People have loved his performance in the movie ‘flight’. The movie earned around $162 million. Denzel Washington is currently being paid $33 million per movie.
8. Tom Cruise
Now comes the real hero which surely needs no introduction. Thomas Cruise Mapother IV was born on July 3rd, 1962, he is widely known as Tom Cruise. He is an American film actor and producer. Tom Cruise has an estimated net worth of $270 million. Tom Cruise was nominated for Oscar thrice. He is the only actor to have his six consecutive movies gross more than $100 million on the box office. His movie, ‘Jack Reacher’ was a hit. Tom Cruise is currently being paid $35 million per movie.
7. Adam Sandler
Adam Richard Sandler born on September, 9, 1966 is an American actor, screen writer, film producer and a comedian. He is best known for his comic roles. His performance has been mind-blowing in the films ‘Billy Madison’, ‘The Waterboy’ and ‘Big Daddy’. But the animated Hotel Transylvania turned out to be Sandler’s biggest hit to date grossing $347 million on an $85 million budget. He is currently being paid $37 million.
6. Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November, 11, 1974 who is an American actor and film producer. The actor often dies in the end but the movies are very profitable. His films Inception and Shutter Island ran among the biggest commercial successes of his career. Leonardo got his start by appearing in commercials and television role as a child. DiCaprio’s biggest hit is till Titanic (1997) which is the second-highest grossing film of all time. He is currently being paid $39 million per movie.
5. Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born on May 2, 1972. He is also known as ‘The Rock’. He is an American actor and a retired wrestler. He became famous as ‘The Rock‘ in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) from 1996-2004. Fast & Furious 6 was a huge success. It grossed more than $500 million in less than 2 weeks. The Rock will now star in the new TNT show ‘The Hero’. The hero is a reality show where he challenges people to prove themselves to be the real hero. He is currently being paid $46 million and stands in the 5th position.
4. Mark Wahlberg
Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg was born on June 5,1971. He is an American actor, model, producer and a rapper. In his early years, he was known as Marky Mark. Mark started his career as a rapper. His one of the greatest hit was ‘Ted’ movie which was a huge success. People simply loved his performance. Mark has been nominated for the Oscars twice. His upcoming movie is Transformers which will be released in 2014. He is currently being paid $52 million.
3. Hugh Jackman
Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12, 1968. He is an Australian actor and a producer. Hugh Jackman became known to American audiences through his role as Logan/Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s lavish adaptation of the popular Marvel comic X-Men. Jackman has starred in a number of TV series. He is also a singer, dancer, and actor in stage musicals. He is currently being paid $55 million per movie.
2. Channing Tatum
Channing Matthew Tatum was born on April 26, 1980. He is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his performance in ‘step up’, ‘Dear John’, ‘Magic Mike’ and many more. He is also into comedic roles. He started his career as a dancer and model. He also recently launched a production company with his wife and a group of fellow actors and business people. And he proved himself that he’s one of the smartest Hollywood businessman, Tatum gets a lot of attention for his looks. He is currently being paid $60 million.
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1. Robert Downey Jr.
Robert John Downey, Jr. was born on April 4, 1965. He is an American actor, singer and producer. He appeared in his first film at the age of 5. Due to his massive take from the success of the film ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Iron Man’, no star benefited more from that than Robert Downey Jr. The Avengers and Iron man 3 earned over $1 billion. As long as he’s willing to keep putting on the Iron Man suit, Downey will remain one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors. He is currently being paid $75 million and therefore stands at the top position.