The richest actors of 2011: The Hollywood style
In this article, we will be examining the richest actors of Hollywood fraternity. The names are common and household names.
10. George Clooney: The humanitarian
He was the star from the Ocean eleven, Oceans twelve and Ocean thirteen fame and made the top ten actor’s list with difficulty. His movies “Up in the air” and “The descendants” were a huge success. He earned 18.9 million dollars last year and still keeps the hopes of his fan base alive.
9. Brad Pitt: The Casanova
He was the co-star with George Clooney in the Oceans franchise and made it to the ninth number with the movie Moneyball and got him nominated for the Academy Award Nomination for best actor. He earned 20 million dollars in 2011 and is still very sexy and handsome.
8: Tom Cruise: Don’t underestimate cruise control
He earned 22 million bucks and that was because of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol movie. But his movie Rock of Ages didn’t do well. He just had one movie in 2011. He is at number eight.
7: Robert Downey Jr
The career of Robert Downey Jr is on a high with his movies The Avengers and Sherlock Holmes did monstrous business. He earned 22 million dollars in 2011. Also, Iron Man series is making him a serious force to be reckoned with.
6: Daniel Radcliffe: The potter magic
With the harry potter movies behind him, he has earned 25 million dollars in 2011 alone. Now, he is sixth in the richest actors list. He also did the woman in black in 2011 which received a lukewarm response.
5: Leonardo Di Caprio
He was the star in Titanic in 1997, directed by James Cameron. His movie J Edgar didn’t do well at the box office, but Inception by Christopher Nolan did exceptionally well. He earned 28 million dollars in 2011. He sure has a long way to go. His movie Shutter Island also did exceptionally well.
4: Adam Sandler
His crappy movies like “Zookeeper”, “Jack and Jill” and “Just Go With” It does attract certain audience and he earned a paltry 15 million dollars for one movie. He at least has a place in the world richest actors as he earned 40 million dollars last year.
3: Tom Hanks
The soft and sweet Tom Hanks had a good year at the box office with “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” movie. He earned 45 million dollars in 2011. He also released another movie called Larry Crowne. He was nominated for the 2012 Oscars in best movie category.
2: Ben Stiller
His movie Tower Heist in 2011 did wonderfully well along with Eddie Murphy. Also, his movie “The trip” and “The Muppets” made him a box office storm and he made 53 million dollars in 2011.
1: Johnny Depp: The magic continues
The actor from the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise made 75 million dollars in 2011, which firmly made him the premier actor of the year. His latest movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: On stranger tides grossed 1 billion dollars.