The Most Popular Comedians of All Time

The age of the Internet has also brought us the age of comedy. Long gone are the days when one was required to go to the theater to enjoy a stand-up comedy show. Thanks to Netflix, you can tune in to entire stand-up routines whenever you want, in only a few clicks.

Even those of us without Netflix still see clips of stand-up comedians on social media. It seems like almost once a week, like clockwork, a Louis C.K. clip will be the top post on Reddit. But, with so many comedians out there, how can you know who the best comedians to watch are?

Ranker has conveniently released a list of comedians for Internet users to vote on. They’re some of the most beloved funny people of all time, and we’ve gathered the best of them below. Here are the top 12 most popular comedians of all time.

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Top 12 Most Popular Comedians to Watch

#12. Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

Born in South Africa, Noah is currently known for hosting The Daily Show, but has primarily make a name for himself thanks to his work as a comedian.

He also wrote an autobiographical comedy book, Born a Crime, which was released to widespread critical acclaim. Noah’s specials include Lost in Translation, Afraid of the Dark, and Son of Patricia.

#11. John Mulaney


Mulaney managed to build a successful career as a writer on Saturday Night Live. He also launched several stand-up specials, including The Top Part, New in Town, The Comeback Kid, and Kid Gorgeous.

Besides, he is known for creating sitcom Mulaney and working as a voice actor on Netflix’s show Big Mouth and on hit movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

#10. Rodney Dangerfield

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I don’t get no respect!” Does that line ring a bell? Stand-up comedian Rodney Dangerfield is best known for his movie appearances, including in titles like Easy Money, Caddyshack, and Back to School.

Dangerfield became famous when The Ed Sullivan Show needed a last minute replacement. He did such a great job that they asked him for frequent encores. Plus, he appeared on The Tonight Show a total of 35 times. No wonder he made it to our list of the most popular comedians of all time.

#9. Jerry Seinfeld

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Jerry Seinfeld is a comedian and actor best known for his iconic ‘90s TV show Seinfeld, which featured clips of his stand-up routines. He became a stand-up enthusiast during college. Thanks to his hilarious open-mic sessions, he got a gig on a Rodney Dangerfield special and a role on the show Benson.

After leaving the series, he launched Seinfeld to word-wide success. Nowadays, you can catch him on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which is available to stream on Netflix.

#8. Steve Martin

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Martin kicked off his comedy career by writing for the TV show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. He got the gig thanks to the fact that his girlfriend, who at the time was a dancer for the show, submitted his writings to the producers.

Martin won an Emmy at the age of 23, along with the other writers. In the 70’s, he was often featured on The Tonight Show featuring Johnny Carson. After that, he started appearing on Saturday Night Live, causing a significant boost in viewership.

Over the course of his fruitful career, Martin launched numerous comedy albums, most of which went platinum. Fun fact: he’s also delightful on Twitter.

#7. Dave Chapelle

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Dave Chapelle began his stand-up career at the Apollo Theater during Amateur hour, where he was booed off the stage. Instead of giving up, Chapelle used the audience’s strong reaction as motivation to continue his career. At age 19, he appeared in Robin Hood: Men in Tights. He then became the opening act for Aretha Franklin.

In 2000, he released a comedy special titled Dave Chapelle: Killin’ Them Softly. Shortly after, Chapelle decided to start his own series, Chapelle’s Show. He’s regularly touring and releasing comedy specials to this day.

#6. Chris Rock

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Chris Rock started out by performing on Catch a Rising Star in 1984. He rose through the ranks of the show and began booking guest appearances in hit series like Miami Vice. He soon became friends with Eddie Murphy, who gave him a role in Beverly Hills Cop 2.

In 1990, Rock joined the cast of Saturday Night Live, but eventually left to pursue his own stand-up comedy career. That proved to be a clever name, as he’s now considered to be one of the most popular comedians of all time.

#5. Eddie Murphy

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Eddie Murphy started doing stand-up comedy in the 80’s. He was known for his frequent swearing and memorable sketches that poked fun at everything under the sun. He released two albums, one called Eddie Murphy, and another called Delirious. The albums were so popular that one of his routines received a theatrical release, grossing $50 million.

Besides a successful career in stand-up comedy, Murphy also became famous as an actor, with roles in movies like The Nutty Professor and Norbit. He also worked as a singer, releasing his debut album How Could It Be back in 1985.

#4. Louis C.K.

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Louis C.K. first began his stand-up career in 1985 during an open-mic night at a comedy club in Boston. The performance left him so discouraged that he didn’t perform for another two years. After this break, he continued playing in Boston and started gaining some notoriety.

C.K had shows alongside other popular comedians such as Denis Leary and Lenny Clarke and performed regularly on the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brian, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He also created and starred in his own TV series, Louie.

In 2017 the comedian admitted to several incidents of sexual misconduct, with his career taking a serious hit.

#3. Richard Pryor

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Richard Pryor’s career started in 1963, when he was performing in clubs alongside famous names such as Bob Dylan and Woody Allen.

Once he earned a place in the spotlight, he was offered guest spots on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Merv Griffin Show, and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. He began releasing comedy albums and won his first a Grammy in 1974. Numerous other awards and accolades  followed.

Unfortunately, Pryor passed away in 2005. He is still regarded as one of the most influential stand-up comedians of all time.

#2. Robin Williams

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Robin Williams began his career in the 70’s, by doing stand-up in the San Francisco Bay area. He worked at a comedy bar, where he went from being a bartender to being on stage. He eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he performed until he caught the eye of TV producers.

In 1977, he appeared on the TV show Laugh-In. He continued doing stand up and won a Grammy for a recording of a stand-up performance in 1979.

Williams also enjoyed a fruitful career as an actor, appearing in a numerous iconic movies like Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Will Hunting, and Dead Poets Society. Sadly, Williams died by suicide in 2014.

#1. George Carlin

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Carlin’s career kicked off in 1959, when he teamed up with DJ Jack Burns and formed a comedy duo. In the ‘60s, the duo starred in their own TV show, The Wright Brothers. The show’s popularity helped Carlin make a name for himself and he soon became a frequent performer on The Tonight Show.

In the 80’s Carlin released one of his most popular comedy albums, A Place for My Stuff. Plenty of others followed – at the end of his career, Carlin had 14 HBO comedy specials under his belt. He passed away in 2008, at 71.

Bottom Line

There are so many popular comedians out there vying for your attention, so it can be hard to know who is actually good and who isn’t. If you’re new to the genre, however, you can go wrong by starting with one of the top 12 comedians listed above. They’re legends for a good reason, with routines that will not only make you laugh, but give you plenty to think about as well.

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Top 10 Richest Actresses in the World 2019

Both Bollywood and Hollywood are glamorous worlds of entertainment. They characterize many beautiful and remarkable actors and actresses. Recently, female celebrities have come up with revolutionary ideas and changes in the industry of entertainment. They are becoming more prominent in one of the toughest man’s worlds. Today, they are competing favorably against their male counterparts.

Below is a list of the top ten actresses with the highest net worth in the world. We will take a look at how they are viewed for their fantastic personalities, talents, and abilities to change the entertainment world. That’s because the richest actresses in the world are also gaining influence through which they can shape the mindsets around them.

10. Cathrine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve is a critically acclaimed actress, who gained a reputation in the early 1960s through the musical Les Parapluies de Cherbourg. Deneuve showcased an act of brilliance, which leads onto mysterious beauty roles in 1960’s films like; Repulsion and Belle de jour. In 1965, Deneuve was invited to appear nude in Playboy magazine, after being crowned the most elegant woman in the world.

In 1993, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the cult classic, Indochine. Becoming a powerful influence throughout the entertainment industry for a long while. Deneuve has been a charity politician and is fluent in French, English, Italian and German.

9. Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is a top-class Hollywood actress. Her dazzling acting performance blended with other talents such as singing, has won her various awards, such as the Oscars Awards. She has been featured in various performances, but the Lara Croft series has been one of her most successful appearances.

She is also known for her warm heart due to her passion for international social cases. Angelina also donated to and supported several charities. The Hollywood actress is worth $100 million.

8. Tracey Ullman

Tracy Ullman has acquired an enormous net worth of over $115 million, through onstage performances as an actress, singer, dancer, author, director, and screenwriter. She was born in Berkshire, England in December 1959 and started finding jobs to become a dancer when she was 16. Soon to be scouted by the Second Generation dance troupe, where she performed GiGi in Berlin. Later appearing in West End musicals, Grease, and The Rocky Horror show. 

Her debut on TV came from British sketch shows, Three of a Kind and A Kick Up the Eighties. Later moving to the United States, starring in her very own show, The Tracey Ulman show from 1987 to 1990. Throughout her career she won countless awards from Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety for music of comedy performance, receiving a Life Achievement Award in 2009. 

7. Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker, the ultra-sexy fashion diva, requires no introduction. She is one fabulous celebrity! The actress has not only been featured in multiple movies, but she has also starred in television series, her best being Sex and the City.

Every actress is famed for stunning beauty, and Sarah does not disappoint. Her outstanding personality and glamorous performance on screens have earned her fame and wealth. She is worth $150 million.

6. Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is one of Hollywood’s most beautiful actresses. She has provided her fans with numerous blockbuster movies. Her flair and natural beauty led to a point where each and every film earns her an enormous sum of money.

Apart from acting, she has modeled in the past for various fashion brands as well as high-end magazines. Between her acting and her modeling gigs, she has become quite a successful woman. She is worth about $150 million.

5. Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts will always be remembered as not only popular but also as a successful Hollywood actress. She has starred in impressive films that have created good income for her, including Mystic Pizza and Satisfaction.

Julia got an Oscar nomination and emerged as a winner of the People’s Choice award for the Favorite Actress, among other awards. Her net worth is around $200 million which makes her one of the richest actresses in the world.

4. Julia Louis Dreyfus

Julia Louis Dreyfus started her career at the age of 21, when she landed a spot on the cast of Saturday Night Live, staying in the show for over three years. A few years later, she was granted her big break. Generating most of her popularity for playing the role of Elaine Benes, on the critically acclaimed sitcom, Seinfeld. She played the role for nine seasons between 1989 and 1998. 

Born in New York on January 13, 1961. Julia was the eldest born daughter, into an extremely wealthy family. Julia’s great grandfather, Leopolde Louis-Dreyfus, founded the international shipping company Louis-Dreyfus Group, in 1851. Generations later, Julia’s father, Gerard Louis-Dreyfus, has an estimated worth of over $4 billion.

Her most recent show Veep, which ran from 2012 – 2019, generated Julia an enormous $500 thousand per episode in the last season, becoming one of the most popular comedies on HBO.

3. Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is one of the most beautiful television personalities and actresses. Her acting in the worldwide known television series Friends is what rose her to the fame she has today.

Her outstanding and remarkable performance has yielded her a variety of awards. Jennifer Aniston’s top movies include Just Go with It, We are the Millers, Horrible Bosses, and many others. Jennifer has secured the first slot in the top ten richest actresses in the world. Her net worth is around $240 million.

2. Victoria Principal

Victoria is an American actress who grew up in a military family in Fukuoka, Japan but moved around a great deal throughout her school years. She attended 17 different schools in total, from London, Florida to Puerto Rico. As a child, she began acting in commercials and moved to Los Angeles in 1970 to pursue her dream. Later landing a role in a John Huston Movie called, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean. After substantial commercial and critical success, the young actress was nominated for a Golden Globe for Most Promising Newcomer. 

In 1977 she appeared in the pilot episode of Aaron Spelling’s, Fantasy Land, which led on to the role that defined her success, Pamela Barnes Ewing, on Dallas. She appeared in 251 episodes and became the best-selling author to-date in the beauty, advice and living genres. Her outstanding entrepreneurship lead her to invest in real estate, owning homes in Beverly Hills, Malibu, and Big Sur, creating a mini empire over her 30-year career. She has generated more than $1.5 billion in revenue. Furthermore, outside of her acting career, Victoria is an active philanthropist, donating millions of dollars to a wide variety of charities.

1. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

The beloved “Olsen twins” have a combined net worth estimated over $400. The twins started their careers at the age of nine months, in TV sitcom Full House from 1987 – 1995. In 1993, the twins founded Dualstar Entertainment, producing several successful series like The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley and You’re invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley’s… series. Years later, in 2006, they created the premium clothing brand The Row, which advertises timeless ready-to-wear handbags and accessories, sold at Barney’s and other high-end retailers. Part of their wealth was accumulated through brand licensing. The twins marketed their image through many products, including books, posters, school supplies, and apparel, sold exclusively at North American Wal-Mart stores.

Now in 2019, the Olsen Twins net worth is a staggering £400 Million dollars, placing them 1st in our list of the Top 10 Richest Actresses In The World.

Final Word

The above list shows the actresses who have worked their way to fame, respect, recognition, and above all, wealth. Some have gone an extra step further to give back to the society by offering a helping hand to the less fortunate. Either way, we can learn a lot from these women’s hard work.

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Top 10 Most Popular Bollywood Actors 2019

Bollywood has gained much attention worldwide, thanks to their talented actors and good roles. These men work hard to be successful in the Bollywood entertainment business, especially when they have to compete with beautiful and respected actresses. Below we have listed some of the most popular Bollywood actors in order of total gross revenue made in 2019.

10. Hrithik


One of Hrithik’s latest and best roles is his presence in Bang Bang. Having won 6 Filmfair awards so far, Hrithik had the last wave of fame when Bang Bang was released and has become popular and successful. Hrithik has been involved in the movie industry since 1980s. He continues to thrive as one of Bollywood’s best.

9.Amitabh Bachchan 

Bachchan is a veteren in the film industry, working in features for over 50 years and still has the talent to bring in audiences. His most recent feature Badla, produced by Shah Rukh Khan, displayed a thrilling performance of a love versus hate relationship. 

Throughout his career, Bachchan has created millions through acting and has generated a lot of commercial and critical success through his mature acting style and his low baritone voice really captures the audience’s emotions. He also works as a TV presenter

8. Kartik Aaryan

This young actor displayed a truly imaginative piece of acting in his new feature Luka Chuppi (2019), where the actor bared all, soaring him into popularity on social media. The film created so much publicity that it almost entered the $1 billion revenue club. With his perfect smile and winning attitude, Kartick has enjoyed a steady life in Bollywood, winning over audiences, film after film.

7. Ranveer Singh 

2018 was huge for Ranveer Singh, creating record breaking $6.1 billion in box office revenue, between two films, Padmaavat and Simmba his personal best. This year he had one solitary release, Gully Boy, which bought in a whopping $1.7 billion, but with a new release in the pipeline. His next film, ‘83 could well be 2020’s big one.

6. Shah Rukh Khan

Khan is posed as Bollywood’s box office king, also known by the initials SRK. Khan is considered to be one of the best actors in Bollywood, accumulating 14 Filmfare Awards throughout his career. He has grown a significant following world wide but his most loyal fans reside in Asia and India.

As of 2019, the actors estimated worth reached a staggering $600m and is now regarded as one of the richest actors in the film industry. The star took a step back from acting in 2019 and dived into the world of producing, casting another famous Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachan, in most recent feature film Badla (2019). Khan is still considered to be one of the most influential people in Hindi cinema, growing a massive popularity throughout Bollywood for his massive contributions towards the success of Indian film culture.

5. Vicky Kaushal

The actor has come along way since his debut television series Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012). Winning the Zee cine Award for Best Male Debut and the Screen Award for Best Male Debut, in his first feature film Massan (2015). Viky has become one of the hottest properties in Bollywood recently, starring in latest feature film, Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019). The film was a huge success generating an incredible $2.9 billion. 

He also gained a lot of popularity through his recent movies Lover Per Square Foot (2018), working alongside Alankrita Sahai and Angira Dhar. His cameo appearance in Netflix Original series Lust Stories (2018), came as quite a shock to Bollywood viewers. Then a bit earlier he also played a role in Raazi (2016), working alongside the great Alia Bhatt. Inevitably becoming one of the highest grossing films of all Hindi films of all time.

4. Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan poses to be India’s most interesting superstar, arguably the most beloved. In the past two years he has released only two movies, one of which was a commercial success, Dangal (2016). Creating huge box office revenue. This multi talented actor has accumulated an enormous net worth of over $180 million, placing him 4th on the richest Bollywood celebrity list, winning moviegoer’s hearts everywhere, not just at home.

His more recent release, Secret Superstar hasn’t lived up to its full potential yet, maybe it’s because the star is only given a supporting role, the powerful family drama-comedy grossed $1.6 billion globally.

3. Salman Khan 

Salman Khan produced a double century in box office collection this year, creating a staggering $2.6 billion dollars in revenue. His box office hit was Bharat, but it could not go the distance, falling short of a lot of expectations for the community. It is extremely rare not to see Salman Khan among the top three actors of the year in Bollywood, with his reputation to maintain, his popularity in the Hindi cinema is quite incredible.

2. Ajay Devgn 

The actors deliveries have proved him a huge following throughout the Hindi cinema. Ajay first appeared on the silver screen in 1991, with the release of Phool Aur Kaante. which was a huge success and he received the Best Male Debut award at Filmfare. Since then, the actor has indulged in directing, producing and even working as a stunt double in various films. At the height of his career he released a number of commercially and critically successful movies, Yuva (2004) and Raincoat (2004). Delivering such consistent work in 2019 from such movies as Total Dhamaal, De De Pryar De earning over $3.1 billion dollars in box office collection, earning second on our top 10 list.

1. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar is a Bollywood household name. Born in 1967, Akshay Kumar has acted in many successful films. Akshay is an older actor in the industry and has gained a lot of recognition throughout the later part of his career. Recently he delivered a couple of solid hits with Kesari and Mission Mengal, producing a massive $5.4 billion overall.

Ashkay is Bollywood’s top earning star, becoming the first Indian actor to feature in Fobes’ list, ranking 33rd of the World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2019. With total earnings of $65 million, from June 2018-June 2019, Akshay has beaten international superstars, Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Scarlett Johansson and Bradley Cooper. Placing him in number one place in the top 10 Bollywood actor list.

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Top 10 Most Popular Bollywood Actresses 2019

Bollywood is the home of entertainment to a very large community throughout India, but also has a huge following internationally. The audience are captivated by the professionalism and emotional connections they portray in their films, whether that be through music or dance. Many actors and actresses contribute a huge amount of their time and money into improving the Hindi Film industry, alongside helping out with various activities in acting schools. Helping children achieve their dreams of Bollywood. Many have been crowned with various awards from the Indian government and still to this day help out in anyway they can. 

Bollywood’s collection of incredibly talented actors and actresses that have contributed greatly to the success of the industry as a whole. On the other hand, when talking about Bollywood actresses, there are a few common names including Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt, that come up due to their hard work and years of experience. Below is a list of those who are currently the most popular and who are well known for their roles. These actresses have worked hard to reach their full potential and are listed in no specific order.

10. Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor is another amazing woman with incredible acting skills. Sonam Kapoor is the daughter of Anil, who is also a well-known actor in India. In the beginning, Sonam Kapoor began her career as an assistant to Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the director of “Black”, in 2005. This was a breakthrough for her role in a romantic India movie called “Saawariya” in 2007.

9. Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor is not only talented in acting, she is a stunning young woman who is widely known for her attractive physique. Born in 1989, she is young and does not have as much experience in her career like many other Indian actresses. Nonetheless, her popularity does not depend on her years of experience, as she has become so well-known within a very short period of time. Her career kicked off with a small and brief role in “ Teen Patti”. That was the opportunity to let her claim the leading role in “Luv Ka The End” in 2011. However, it wasn’t until her third movie “Aashiqui 2” that her name became recognized widely in the Bollywood entertainment industry.

8. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Along with her famous acting career, Priyanka Chopra is also a very famous singer in India. Because she is so beautiful, Priyanka Chopra was selected to win and perform in the Miss World Pageant 2000. While Priyanka Chopra has a bright future in acting, she truly aspires to be an engineer one day. However, with media pressure to continue acting and singing, she is settled in for a future in the entertainment industry. She continues to succeed in her career and will continue to gain popularity with her fans and audience.

7. Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor

Born in Mumbai in 1980, this veteran has been a presence in Bollywood for nearly two decades. Kareena Kapoor Khan, an actress born in India, appearing in a vast number of Hindi films. She is the daughter of actor Randhir Kapoor and Babita, younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. Her upcoming films include, Angrezi Medium and Good News. Kareena Kapoor is a beautiful Indian actress who made her big step to join Bollywood a few years ago. Through her career, Kareena Kapoor has achieved much of her success through her six Filmfare awards. She rocks her talent, she owns the beauty and the captive audience, and she has worked hard to get where she is today and to continue to hold her place in show business.

6. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif Alia Bhatt is another woman who has a big influence when it comes to India’s Bollywood. In addition to her beautiful smile, she possesses a special talent in acting and modeling. So far, this has enabled her to achieve a lot in her career. Similarly to Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif Alia Bhatt is known to be one of the highest-paid Bollywood actresses in this generation. After being so successful in her modeling career, Katrina Kaif took on a few acting roles in a some films until she finally gained major recognition for starring in Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? and the Namastey London. That was the pivoting point in her acting career, and since then, she has continues to be one of Bollywood’s top stars.

5. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is not only known for her beautiful shape and face, but also her generous heart for social impact. 1994 was a big time in her life and a key turning point, as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the Miss World, which was when she was discovered by the public eye. Additionally, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has won many awards including the two Filmfare awards. To say the lest, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has made an incredible impact on the Bollywood industry and will continue to do so for the rest of her career.

4. Ameesha Patel

Ameesha Patel is one of the most sought-out after actresses in the Bollywood film industry, she has been voted one of the sexiest Bollywood actresses of all time and with her gorgeous good looks, it’s easy to see why. She has appeared in 36 films to date and won the following awards for Best Female Debut, Special Performance, Sensational Discovery and Best Actress. She is currently working her most recent feature.

3. Amrita Rao

Amrita is a model turned actress, showcasing her debut film Ab Ke Baras (2002). Filmfare recognised the efforts the young star was making in her early career and nominated her for the Best Female Debut category. Later on winning the Star Debut of the Year, along with Superstar of Tomorrow, Best Female Debut and Young Achiever awards. Bollywood’s girl next-door, this actress/model was shortlisted for 50 Most Desirable Women in Times of India. She has appeared in 25 films and had 2 roles in television shows.

2. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone has remained as one of the most popular actresses for quite some time. Padukone is extremely brilliant with her acting skills and she puts this brilliance to good use. Not only is she smart when it comes to the acting industry, but she is a very successful model as well. An interesting fact about her is that she was born in Canada and grew up loving bad miton. Although she is from Canada, she made her success in India’s industry and continues to thrive today.

1. Kangana Ranaut

Our number one. Kangana Ranaut is a renowned actress throughout the Hindi Film Industry, the three time National Award winner surpassed Deepika Padukone in 2018 for highest paid actress in Bollywood and is now charging a staggering $3.4 million per feature film. She has three upcoming films including, Judgemental Hai Kya and Dhaakad.


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Top 10 Richest Bollywood Celebrities In 2019

The Indian based entertainment industry, Bollywood, has proven over time a force to reckoned with. It is a multi-billion dollar industry that has been involved in music and film production since the early sixties. It continues to provide high quality entertainment worldwide and has gained popularity due to the uniqueness of scripting and performance displayed by artists, actors, and actresses. Below is a list of the top 10 richest Bollywood celebrities in the world in the year 2015. The list varies from musicians and actors to producers and writers.

10 Irrfan Khan – Net worth: $50 million

Irrfan Khan, with an incredible net worth of $50 million, makes him the tenth richest make to walk the earth in Bollywood. Born January 1967 as Sahabzde Irfan Ali Khan, his focus was success. He trained to become a crucial Bollywood actor in the Hindi cinemas and landed his first official debut in, Salaam Bombay (1988), crowning him with an Academy Award nomination. Throughout his acting career, Khan has developed his style and many consider him to be one of the finest actors in Bollywood. He has won multiple awards from various international film organizations and you may remember him from blockbuster hits Jurassic World (2015) and Life of Pi (2012) and The Amazing Spider Man (2012). He received the fourth highest recommendation from the Indian government, being awarded the Padma Shri recognition in 2011, for his contribution towards the entertainment industry. He has also been named the Resurgent Rajasthan ambassador for the Rajasthan government.  

9. Akshay Kumar – Net worth: $65 million

Akshay Kumar, “one of the most successful actors in the history of Indian cinema”. With a staggering net worth of over $65 million, we can see what makes him the ninth highest paid actor in Bollywood. Kumar is well known as a producer, stuntman and martial artist. He has won countless awards for multiple roles, in more than one hundred different Hindi films. His contributions to the Bollywood film industry earned him far more. Born in India, September of 1967, birth name of Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, the actor is considered a Canadian actor but has made the vast majority of his earnings through Indian cinema.

8. Dharmendra – Net worth: $70 million

Dharmendra, born in December of 1935, with birth name Dharmendra Singh Deol. Has a huge net worth total of over $70 million in 2019, topping the chart at number eight on our Top 10 list. Dharmendra is known for starring in many action films, coining the nicknames “He Man and “Action King”. He plunged into the world of producing and later into the role of a politician, gaining membership of the 14th Lok Sabha of India and served as representative for the Rajathani Bikaner constituency from the Bharatiya Janata Party. In 1997, Dharmendra wanted to give back to the Bollywood community and was later recognised for his important ongoing contributions to the Hindi cinema, awarding him with a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2012 he was awarded the third highest recognition, receiving the Padma Bhushan for his outstanding contributions.

7. Anupam Kher – Net worth: $70 million

Anupam Kher appears on our list at the seventh richest actor in Bollywood, with a net worth of over $70million. Born in March 1955, the actor has appeared in more than five hundred films since he was a young adult. This well rounded actor has the variety to perform in a number of languages and made appearances in several critically acclaimed films, including Bend It Like Beckham ( 2002), Lust, Caution (2007 ) and several others. The actor was awarded with the Padma Shri in 2004, the fourth highest commendation given by the Indian government. Then later in 2016 he was awarded with the next highest award the Padma Bhushan award, for his incredible efforts and contributions to Hindi cinema.

6. Kamal Haasa – Net worth – $100 million

Kamal is one amazing all around performer. There is nothing that he cannot do or has not done. His first love was acting and at the age of four, he had already won a Best Actor award for his role in an Indian film. He has since appeared and rocked over fifty productions, most of them being from Bollywood. He received many awards and nominations for his excellent work in these films. Off screen, Kamal Haasan has invested a lot, working as a producer and screenwriter. He is also an amazingly talented singer and choreographer, earning him many roles, mainly as a playback singer and lyrics writer. His flexibility and ability to thrive in the many different industries under Bollywood has led him to succeed and continue to grow.

5. Saif Ali Khan – Net worth: $140 million

Saif is one of the youngest on the list of top ten richest Bollywood celebrities In 2018. This attractive young man is one of the most popular and talented actors in all of Bollywood. He has been acting since he was twenty two years old and has not once disappointed his fans with his work. His onscreen charisma and role flexibility makes him a favorite among producers, making him one of the highest paid Bollywood actors. It is through acting that this Bollywood celebrity has earned almost all of his wealth. He is involved in charity work and has held charity events over the past few years to support areas hit by natural disasters.

4. Aamir Khan – Net worth: $180 million

Aamir Khan, born in March 1965 he places fourth as richest actor in Bollywood, with a net worth of $180 million. This multi- talented actor, entertainer and personality has risen to the top rank in the indian film industry. This accomplished actors/ director and producer is also a television talk show host and is widely known as activist really portraying everything he thinks is wrong with the world. His marriage in 2005 took place with his second wife Kiran Rao. His most recent feature in was, Thugs of Hindostan (2018). A huge success, with a very eclectic acting talent.

3. Salman Khan- Net worth: $200 million

Shashi was born in 1965 into a family that had inherited Bollywood royalty. This award winning actor built his fortune through acting and is a household name in India. He served his acting career as an actor and producer. His film career has surpassed two decades and Khan has received countless awards for supporting actor. Throughout the 25 years he has gained tremendous popularity throughout India and Asia. This talented singer is the third richest actor in Bollywood with a massive $200 million and is still heavily involved in the Hindi cinema.

2. Amitabh Bachchan – $400 million

It is rare to find a couple together in a list like this! Amitabh is a husband to our number ten richest Bollywood celebrity In 2018, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. He has made his millions through acting and is popular because of his sophisticated and mature style. He served in India’s parliament for three years in the eighties. He has also worked as a narrator and as a TV presenter. He is very popular due to his deep baritone voice.

1. Shakruh Khan – Net Worth $600 million

The number one richest Bollywood celebrity In 2018 is Shakruh Khan. He is nicknamed the “King of Bollywood”. He has appeared in over eighty Bollywood films and has received over thirty awards and accolades for his work. He started off as a favorite in villain roles but soon found his niche in romantic and comical roles. He is a great businessman and is a co-owner of Red Chillies Entertainment and Kolkata Knight Riders, which is an Indian premier League Cricket team. He is also very involved in charity work and is a very generous philanthropist.

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Top 10 Richest Hollywood Celebrities In 2019

You have see them on television. You watch them on the big screen. They deliver box office hits or box office flops. They live the lifestyles of the rich and famous every single day. Do you ever wonder how much money these actors and actresses actually have in their bank accounts and their assets such as homes, cars, and other things? So who are the top 10 richest Hollywood celebrities In 2018? Read on to find out and satisfy your curiosity.

10. Clint Eastwood – $375 million

Clint Eastwood born in 1930 is an American actor/director that made his name through the iconic “spaghetti Westerms” series, A Firstful of Dollars(1964) and The Good the Bad and the Ugly (1966), just to name a few. His recent appearances on the big screen include Million Dollar Baby (2004). Later, Gran Torino (2008). The actor has enjoyed a very successful career in the film industry spanning over a few decades. Where he has been awarded an Oscar four times for Hollywood film making.

9. Arnold Schwarzenegger – $400 million

Arnold is an Austrian/American former professional bodybuilder, who rose to success in his earliest film, Conan the Barbarian (1982). The actor was so unique that it led him to star in box office legend Terminator (1984). At the height of his career and physical physique, he was perfect for any action role that Hollywood threw his way. Pursuing his career and going on to star in the legendary horror/ sci-fi film, Predator (1987). Later playing a much light hearted film Kindergarten Cop (1990) and True Lies (1994). Then in 1997 his life took an unexpected turn for the worst. The actor had a heart attack, followed by many life threatening heart operations. He thankfully survived and decided to take a turn at politics, serving as the governor of California from 2003- 2011. 

8. Sylvester Stallone – $400 million

Stallone is an American born actor/director who catapulted to success in the mid 70s. Best known for lead roles in Rocky (1976), and later the box office hit, Rambo (1982). Now 40 years on, a vetern in the entertainment industry, has created over $2 billion dollars in revenue for various Hollywood films. Despite winning the worst actor award four times.

7. Bill Crosby – $400 million

Throughout his life, Bill Crosby has accomplished many things in Hollywood and gained his success in a big way. He is a comedian, author, actor, television producer, educator, activist, and musician. He is a veteran to the stand-up comedian life and made his appearance on TV in the 1960s on a show titled I Spy (1965). He is well known for his own show, The Cosby Show (1984), a story line following the daily life of an African-American family in the late eighties and early nineties.

Jack Nicholson – $400 million

Jack Nicholson is widely known for his charismatic acting style and eerie performance. In 1957 when he started acting he first got an assingment with the Player Ring Theatre. Later he landed a few small roles for B-movies and television. His luck changed and finally starred in the hit, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), followed by his most famous film The Shining (1980). Based on a dark and twisted Stephen King novel, which re-releases again as Doctor Sleep (2019). Increasing his revenue and maximizing profits this year, launching him on the Top 10 Richest Celebrities in Hollywood list.

7. Adam Sandler – $420 million

Adam Sandler is known for his role on Saturday Night Live before performing in comedy movies. But he is liked for all of his hobbies, ranging from being a director and actor/comedian, as well as a producer. However, he has recently done more of the acting roles, such as starring Reign Over Me in 2007. In 1999, he founded Happy Madison Productions and has since then produced many films and TV series, including Rules of Engagement.

Following his latest deal with Netflix, agreeing to produce a number of Netflix original films. Set to increase the actor/directors total earnings for the year.

6. Mel Gibson – $425 Million

The estimated worth of Mel Gibson is around $425 million. His fantastic wealth has accumulated over the vast amount of successful motion pictures he worked on over the years. He began his acting career with popular break outfilm, Gallipoli (1981). Proving his acting ability, this opportunity credited him to become star in a number of different box office hits over the next couple of decades, Braveheart (1995), We Were Soldiers and Signs (2002). Later in his career he took a dive into the world of directing. One of his greatest achievements to date being the production of The Passion of the Christ (2004) and Apocalypto (2006). Mel has earned a substantial wealth throughout the film industry and will be respected years to come.

5. George Clooney – $500 Million

Clooney has made his name through a number of ways in the media industry. He is a well respected actor and most known for his roles in the Ocean’s franchise. He has won countless amounts of awards for being the sexiest man of the year and has a huge amount of influence throughout the film industry. He has grossed over $1.9 billion dollars with an average of $61.7 million per film. Ranking him fifth among the 2019’s Top 10 Richest Hollywood Actors 2019. 

4. Tom Cruise – $570 Million

Tom Cruise is an American born actor, that has been international sensation throughout his whole career. He has never failed to thrill audiences around the world from such a young age, in films like Top Gun (1986) and Cocktail (1988). He has been voted the best actor in the world by his fans and is now sitting as the fourth richest actor in Hollywood 2019. Cruise has won many sexiest man of the year awards and has been distinguished as a very influential person in the film industry. Additionally he is well known for Mission Impossible (1996) films and is very highly rated in the Hollywood’s action scenes. His films have grossed over $10 billion dollars, making him one of the highest grossing actors of all time.

1. Tyler Perry – $600 million

Tyler Perry was born in 1969 and has become one of Hollywood’s favorite actors, screenwriters, directors, and playwright. He has also succeeded in being a producer, author, and a songwriter, for which he mainly writes for the gospel genre. He was voted by Forbes as the Highest Paid Man in Entertainment due to the fact that the year between May 2010 and 2011 he earned $130 million dollars. His most successful endeavor however was his own television show titled Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.

  • Oprah Winfrey – $2.4 Billion

She’s more of a TV host, author or media icon but Oprah’s as good an actor as any, giving her the top spot on our list with an extraordinary net worth of over $2.4 Billion.

Top 12 Most Popular Hollywood Actresses In 2019

The most popular Hollywood actresses have a lot in common – they aren’t afraid of hard work, they pick their gigs carefully, and they manage to successfully create a brand that resonates with fans. Even so, Hollywood isn’t a particularly friendly place. With so many movies coming out year after year, fame can be fleeting.

Just like the most popular Hollywood actors, these stars have to constantly exceed expectations if they’re looking to maintain their place in the spotlight and keep securing quality work. From looks to skill, they always need to bring their A game, whether they’re working on a new project, walking the red carpet, or endorsing a brand.

Luckily, the women on our list proved themselves time and time again, earning a well-deserved spot in the Hollywood history books. Here are the most popular actresses of 2019, in no particular order.

12. Charlize Theron

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Stunningly beautiful and immensely talented, Theron has been a popular face in Hollywood ever since the ‘90s. She has an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and multiple other accolades, thanks to a career that includes appearances in everything from light comedies to hard-hitting dramas. Her most popular movies include The Devil’s Advocate, Monster, Hancock, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Atomic Blonde, to only name a few.

11. Margot Robbie

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A fresh face in Hollywood, Robbie took the industry by storm with roles in blockbusters like Suicide Squad, I,Tonya, and more recently Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The Australian actress got her big break in 2013, when she starred in Martin Scorsese’s biographical flick The Wolf of Wall Street alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. We’re looking forward to seeing her reprise the iconic role of Harley Quinn in Birds of Prey, scheduled to come out in 2020.

10. Monica Bellucci

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Monica Bellucci is a popular Italian actress and fashion model. Born in 1954 in Umbria, Italy, she is a beautiful and talented actress/model who grew up appearing in Italian films. An only child, she started her career as a model at the age of 13. She has appeared in many popular US films over the years, including titles like The Matrix Reloaded, Passion of the Christ, and Spectre. Fans could also catch her on the small screen in Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle series.

9. Jennifer Aniston

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Born in 1969, Jennifer Aniston is a born and raised American actress and producer. Before getting her big break, she worked hard to support herself with different part-time jobs, while also working on off-Broadway productions. Then, in the ‘90s, she became famous for the hit TV show Friends. Ever since, Jennifer starred in big productions such as We’re the Millers, Marley and Me, Bruce Almighty, Horrible Bosses, and She’s Funny That Way. Fans will be able to see her in Fall 2019 in the series The Morning Show from Apple TV+ , alongside Reese Witherspoon. This will be her first TV role since Friends.

8. Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence has become a very popular actress in a surprisingly short amount of time. Her first major performance  was as a cast member in the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. Her breakthrough role was in the drama Winter’s Bone, which earned her an Academy Award nomination. Worldwide success followed thanks to her portrayal of Katniss in The Hunger Games movies. Known for her quirky personality and chill attitude, Lawrence continues to star in hit movies, including Silver Linings Playbook, X-Men: First Class, and American Hustle. She won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for best actress.

7. Emma Stone

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Born in 1988, Emma Stone was raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She grew up home-schooled so she could perform in many productions and still keep up with her education. She debuted on the VH1 show In Search of the New Partridge Family. Stone continued to advance her career and became famous thanks to well-known movies such as The Amazing Spiderman, Easy A, Crazy Stupid Love, Zombieland, The Help, and La La Land.

6. Jessica Alba

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Jessica Alba is a beautiful American actress, model, and businesswoman. She began her acting career when she was only 13, to great success. Since then, Alba has appeared in several successful movies, while also launching lucrative business ventures. Her top successes include Honey, Sin City, Good Luck Chuck, and Into the Blue. Many fans think of her as a sex symbol, and for good reason. More recently, Alba appeared in the Spectrum action  series L.A.’s Finest.

5. Kate Beckinsale

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Kate Beckinsale is a popular English actress who successfully made a name for herself in Hollywood. While studying French and Russian literature at Oxford University, she made her first film appearance in 1993’s Much Ado About Nothing. Beckinsale continued to appear in British costume dramas and radio productions. She is popular for her roles in movies like Total Recall, Pearl Harbor, and Van Helsing. In 2019, Beckinsale starred in the Amazon drama The Widow, her first TV role in more than 20 years.

4. Natalie Portman


Natalie Portman is a dual American/Israeli citizen. She is an actress, producer, and director. Her first role was in the 1994 movie Leon: The Professional, which immediately earned her both fame and critical acclaim. She became even more popular following her portrayal of Padme Amidala in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. Despite her continued success, Portman also invested in her education, graduating from Harvard University in 2003 with a degree in Psychology. Other movies than brought her international recognition include Black Swan, V for Vendetta, Closer, Jackie, and Thor.

3. Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis is a native of Ukraine. She moved to the United States in 1991 at the age of 7. Kunis took many acting classes as an after-school activity and was soon discovered by an agent. Her first major role was in the TV series That 70s Show. In 1999, she scored another huge achievement by being the voice of Meg Griffin in Family Guy. Additionally, Kunis delivered  many incredible movie performances in titles like Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Book of Eli, Black Swan, Bad Moms, Friends with Benefits, and more.

2. Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is one of the most popular Hollywood actresses and filmmakers. Not only is she famous for her acting abilities, but she is known for her extensive philanthropic endeavors as well. Jolie is the happy mother of six children, out of which three are adopted. The actress received numerous accolades for her past filming projects. She has starred in movies such as Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Salt, Wanted, Maleficent, and more. Additionally, she directed acclaimed films In the Land of Blood and Honey, Unbroken, and First They Killed My Father. Some of Jolie’s other endeavors include her work surrounding human and women’s rights, education, and child immigration.

1. Scarlett Johansson

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Scarlett Johansson is a popular Hollywood actress, singer, and model. Her film debut was in the movie North. Shortly after, her acting career exploded. Johansson made a lasting impact on the industry thanks to popular movies like Don Jon, Under The Skin, and Lucy. She is considered to be one of the sexiest women in the world and is also the highest-paid Hollywood actress in 2019 thanks to her role of Black Window in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Final Word

The most popular Hollywood actresses can teach us a thing or two about making it into what still is, unfortunately, a man’s world. They managed to make a name for themselves through hard work, style, and ethics. Check out our other celebrity lists for an additional dose of inspiration. If you have other amazing actresses to round up this list, describe the reasons why you would have liked to see them included in the comment section below!

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Top 15 Most Popular Hollywood Actors In 2019

Hollywood is the center of the entertainment to the world. A lot of time and effort goes in to creating these masterpieces, so it is important for producers to cast their film well. The best Hollywood actresses, actors, and directors strive for glamorous appearances on screen ,and always put in a lot of effort into maintaining a perfect picture. Hollywood shows no signs of shutting down and these brilliant actors, soon to continue and flourish across the entertainment industry throughout 2019.

Below, we listed the top 15 most popular Hollywood actors in 2019. These actors are famous across the globe because of their strong work ethic and amazing talent.

15. Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp was born in Kentucky and has been a public favourite for decades. Gaining stardom in the 1990s, through roles in Edward Scissor Hands (1990) and Sleepy Hollow (1999), the star really showed the world what he was capable of. Depp then went the extra mile when he was asked to walk the plank in the epic adventure film, Pirates of the Caribbean (2003). Following this he went on to take the role of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and later the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland (2010), playing all weird and wonderful characters really aided him in captivating the audiences hearts.

14. Robert Downey Jr.

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Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor born in Manhattan, New York. Overcoming past troubles and a hard childhood, Downey Jr. has become one of the top 10 most popular Hollywood actors of 2019 and his latest feature film, Avengers End Game (2019) grossed over $2 billion dollars.

Once he accepted the role of Tony Stark, a multi-billionaire genius who created the Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. managed to climb out of his bad reputation.  On top of that, his personal charm brought to life once more the famous detective Sherlock Holmes in the Sherlock Holmes movies.

13. Tom Hardy

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Tom Hardy is an English actor and producer. He was born in Hammersmith, London to a family of artists and Irish descent. His career kicked off when he became a model for a short period of time. Hardy is well known for his impressive hard work in movies and ruthless roles in such films as Mad Max: Fury Road, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, and The Revenant. He then accepted the role of a hardened criminal in the iconic BBC1 drama, Peaky Blinders, which has new season appearing in August 2019.

12. Jamie Dornan

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Jamie Dornan is an Irish actor, model, and musician. Born in 1982, Dornan grew up in the rugby world as well as the drama world. He dropped out of college and moved to London to begin his acting career. Jamie is known for his roles in 50 Shades of Grey and the ABC film series Once Upon A Time

11. Ashton Kutcher

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Ashton Kutcher is a well known American actor, model, producer, and investor. He started out in his career as a model and had his breakthrough acting gig on the television show That 70s Show. Thanks to this show, he took a spot on our list of top 10 most popular Hollywood actors. The show aired for eight seasons and Ashton played the main character, Micheal Kelso. He has played in many famous movies since then, including Cheaper by the Dozen, The Butterfly Effect, Valentine’s Day, and Jobs.

10. Robert Pattinson

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Robert Pattinson is an English actor, model, musician, and producer. He started his acting career playing in the well-known movie series, Harry Potter. Due to his stunning presence, Robert Pattinson has always received good parts in hit movies at Hollywood. The Twilight (2008) saga, led to Roberts breakthrough and many named him an icon among teen girls. In 2008 and 2009, Robert received the designation of the Sexiest Man Alive from People Magazine, Glamour UK, and AskMen.

Recently in 2019, Patterson has been announced to be the star in Batman (2021), with links to him taking on Ben Affleck’s role of loved vigilante for a while, warner Bros finally seal the deal reporting Robert Patterson to be main protagonist in Matt Reeves’ film.

9. Gerald Butler

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Gerard Butler is a Scottish actor who has played in many amazing movies throughout his career. He brought to life numerous roles on stage, television shows, and movies. Gerard was born in 1969 and was trained to become a lawyer. However, in the mid-1990s, he turned down such a powerful career in favor of an artistic path.

His first appearance was in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies. As a diverse actor, he has played in many romantic comedies that include P.S. I Love You, The Ugly Truth, and some children comedies including How to Train Your Dragon.

8. George Clooney

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George Clooney is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. Born in 1961, Clooney grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, working several different jobs and trying different career pathways before he became interested in acting. He has starred in many major motion pictures including Gravity, Oceans Eleven, Oceans 12, Oceans 13, and the popular tv show E.R.

7. Zac Efron

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Zac Efron (Zachary David Alexander Efron) is an American actor and singer. Born in 1987, he began acting professionally in the early 2000’s. He became known as an idol among teens with his role in the Disney Channel movie, High School Musical. Many of his hit films include Hairspray, The Lorax, Bad Neighbours, The Lucky One, Charlie St. Cloud, and 17 Again

6. Will Smith

Will Smith, born and raised in Philadelphia, started making his name throughout the music industry in the 1980s. His Jazz, funk and soul records became so popular in the early 90s, that NBC asked him to star in his very own TV show, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Smith gained a lot of respect through his acting and as his career progressed, he  went on to star in a number of feature films such as Bad Boys (1995), Men In Black (1997), I Am Legend (2007), Bright (2017) and Bright 2 (2019), Netflix’s first original film. This actor grossed $35 million dollars in 2019, making him the 10th highest paid actor of 2019.

5. Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson, also known as ‘The Rock’. Rising to fame in the mid-90s through the iconic Pro Wrestling show, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). His career then took a huge leap from wrestling and into the world of acting. Hollywood being his new home, he went on to star in a number of successful feature films, The Mummy (1999), Fast and Furious (2001) and most recently, Sony Entertainment’s remake of Jumanji (2017) and Jumanji 3: The Next Level (2019). He is one of the highest ever grossing actors in the world, creating a staggering $10 billion of revenue throughout his films. If this doesn’t impress you, the private life of his instagram account accumulated a huge 155 million followers. The popularity of this star really hits new heights.

4. Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper, the star of 2019. Bradley Cooper is an American born actor, who decided to plunge into the role of directing. In 2018 his first feature film was released, A Star Is Born. The feature got 90% on rotten tomatoes and 7.7 on IMDB. It got nominated for the Oscars, Best Motion Picture 2019 and for the Golden Globes, Best Director – Motion Picture 2019. Bradley Cooper earned over $60 million in 2019, placing him 6th in the highest paid actors of 2019.

3. Chris Hemsworth

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Chris Hemsworth, the rising star of Australian hit sitcom Home and Away, in the mid 00’s. The actor gained a lot of commercial success when he boarded the USS Enterprise, in feature film Star Trek (2009). A few years later, Sony Pictures announced that Hemsworth would star in Thor (2011) and in later the Avengers (2012) franchise, where he was sent to defend Earth from his adopted brother Loki. The films were a critical and commercial success and the latest Avengers End Game (2019), grossed over $2 billion.

2. Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He began his career appearing in television commercials and has since gained top ratings in the film industry. The public has always promoted DiCaprio as an Oscar winner until he finally made it in 2016 thanks to his performance in The Revenant movie. Due to such great support, DiCaprio is top 10 most popular Hollywood actors.

He has played in hit movies such as Titanic, The Salt, The Great Gatsby, and The Wolf of Wall Street. DiCaprio has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of film genres. Leonardo DiCaprio has even opened his own production company named Appian Way Production. 

In 2019 Di’caprio was approached by Quentin Tarantino to help produce his 9th film, Once upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). Where he plays a world famous spaghetti western actor Rick Dalton, who witnesses the murder of Sharon Tate, accompanied by his stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt).

1. Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt Top is a popular American actor that has received many awards that include the Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guide Award, and many Academy Award nominations. Brad Pitt first gained recognition in his role as a cowboy hitch hiker in the movie Telma and Louise. He since then played in many hit films such as Fight Club, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, MoneyBall, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and World War Z. Pitt fully supports adoption, as he has three internationally adopted children.

Pitts latest edition to the Hollywood scene is a masterpiece, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), where he plays a stunt double to Rick Dalton (Leonardo Di’Capro). This is first time working with Tarrantino since his last feature Inglorious Bastards (2009). 

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This concludes our list of top 10 most popular Hollywood actors. Each of them took part in grand cinematic projects that will go down in history. They managed to create a name for themselves thanks to their skills but also charms. If you think we left any notorious celebrity behind, do let us know in the comments below!

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Top 10 Richest Actors in the World 2019

How Exactly Do Actors Get Paid?

We all know that actors get paid a whole lot. Especially the ones who are very popular! But how does it really work? How does an actor get to the point of being rich enough to be on this list? The acting world is kind of like those who work as freelancers and contract workers. Once a movie is in the works, the actors and actresses are chosen. This can be done through auditions, but actors at this level of popularity are typically runners up already. Having these actors in mind for whatever reason, a contract is then decided upon.

There are certain movies that will just not be the same without certain actors. The creators and companies definitely factor this in, because having certain actors will make the movie more profitable and bring fans out. On the other end of this, some of these actors are worth more than the budget. it is a lot of guesswork, and sometimes movies flop. No matter what the company decides, the contract is in place so the actor gets paid what was negotiated. There are times where the actor will get more if the movie does better, and less if it makes less. This is based off of percentage.

A big part of the acting world is the promise of residuals. This is where an actor will get a certain amount as long as a movie or show continues to make money off of it. This can happen for all sorts of reasons, but it is a big reason why even landing one big break or big gig can keep an actor afloat for years to come. This is similar to how royalties work for authors. This all depends on what was negotiated in the contract.

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Since 1998 when his Happy Madison Production, produced by The Wedding Singer and The Water Boy, became a high income film, Sandler’s profiting spree has never stopped. Recently, Adam Sandler invested $80 million in the quest of producing Grown Ups 2, which made him almost $250 million. He is a talented actor with a great sense of humor, and has mostly starred in comedies. Adam Sandler’s net worth is an estimated $300 million.

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When one talks about comedians or African-American television, Billy Cosby’s name comes to everyone’s mind. For sure, he is one of the proud comedy experts of today and has been for years. For five years, his show famously known as The Cosby Show, was the top ranking show in the United States. He has emerged as a winner in the Grammy awards seven times for his comedy albums. Bill Cosby’s net worth is an estimated $350 million.

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Tom Hanks is a spotlight-stealer! He has done so much that has captured the attention of every entertainment enthusiast. Some of the popular films he has starred in include Apollo 13, Catch Me If You Can, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Toy Story, and Saving Private Ryan. Interestingly, most of the films that Tom Hanks has starred have garnered over $4.2 billion only in the United States. Additionally, he has won two Oscars. His net worth is close to $350 million.

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There are actors who are not only able of portraying new characters and roles skillfully, but also physically transforming into them. Well, Johnny Deep is one of them. Interestingly, he believably portrayed the Mad Hatter, Willie Wonka, the Drunken Pirate, and the Murderous Barber. By that, it is quite understandable why his films have grossed over $7.6 billion all over the world. That and he is a heartthrob, thanks to his incredibly good looks. His net worth is around $350 million.

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Clint Eastwood is the ruling king of Spaghetti Westerns from the 50’s. The actor has coined lots of mind-blowing catchphrases in Hollywood, thanks to his raspy voice. Today, Clint Eastwood is considered a living legend in Hollywood. Despite his age, his performance is still top notch. His amazing performance and natural talent have captured the hearts of many. Moreover, Clint Eastwood is incredibly wealthy. His net worth is an estimated $375 million.

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Jack Nicholson is a darling actor to many, all while being lovable and wholly entertaining. It is rare for someone to not recognize him, as he has portrayed psychopathic as well as comedic characters over the course of his acting career. His variety of rules include Jack Torrance to the Joker and Dr. Buddy. He is by far a master in expressing aloofness as well as humor in a completely deranged and creepy manner. Jack Nicholson has been a nominee for the Academy Awards twelve different times. His net worth is worth around $400 million.

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While Tyler Perry is a popular actor, he is not just just solely an actor. His other lines of work include being an author, a director, songwriter, and screenwriter. His various jobs are the reason reason he was at one time named the highest paid person in the entertainment industry. However, his acting career seems to taking the lead currently as he is Oprah Winfrey’s exclusive partner. Although Perry is a high school dropout, he is a clear indication of how determination and hard work can scale the heights of success without schooling. His net worth is around $400 million.

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If anyone is ever looking for a good action movie or a film with an intense feel, Tom Cruise is by far the top actor to turn to for this genre. More than twenty films have starred Tom Cruise and have been successful, with a gross of over $200 million. Additionally, Tom Cruise has appeared in traditional dramas as well as memorable, romantic comedies. His net worth is estimated at about $480 million.

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He is one of the few talented actors who can play any role, whatsoever. Be it action or a romantic film, Khan tends to be splendid and candid when on camera. He may not be a Hollywood actor, but he is no doubt the king of entertainment for Bollywood. Some entertainment critics dare to say that he is the Indian Tom Cruise. He has appeared in more than 50 high Bollywood films, ranging from comedy and action, to romance. His fame is well deserved. His net worth is around $600 million.

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At the top is Jerry Seinfeld. Jerry Seinfeld is a household name, even if someone has never watched him. In the history of television, he is one of the actors who has witnessed success in its full swing. He is indeed worth an honorary mention for his role in his show Seinfeld because of his contribution to the series, with it revolving around his personality.He is worth $820 million.” rel=”nofollow”>“>Click here for more Celebrity lists!

The Top 10 Best Actors Of All Time And Where You’ve Seen Them

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The Top 10 Best Actors of All Time 

Great acting occurs when an individual is able to fully-control how he portrays both his inner and outer self.

In order to rise in success in this profession one must learn to reach deep within themselves, learning how to become multiple different characters in the never-ending process of training, improving and growing.

What Makes an Actor on of the Best Actors of All Time? 

What does a man need to do to be considered one of the best actors of all time you ask?

Well, let’s get into it, shall we?

Since the dawn of age men and women have been acting, either throughout their daily lives or as a profound profession. From great actors to people we wish had never gotten in the business, there are certain personality traits that differentiate a good actor from a truly great one.

How We Chose Our Ratings

Well as one can imagine, creating this list took quite a bit of thought, effort and research. And I still know with 100% certainty that this list was not able to encompass even close to everyone who I wanted to put on here.

It is so hard to narrow down on a choice few “favorites” because each of the individuals both listed above and the ones that weren’t able to be listed have an enormous amount of uniquely brilliant qualities that help them to stand out from the rest.

These actors have worked amazingly hard to reach the status that they have achieved today, and for that they should all be appreciated and recognized.

I mean come on, just because I think some of these actors are the best in the world doesn’t mean that this is the general consensus with the rest of the world. I attempted to leave my bias at the keyboard and chose the men above in a manner that made sense to anyone trying to decipher where the ratings come from in this article.

However, I recognize that both my age and the generation in which I grew up also helped to shape where my top picks were coming from.

Each of these ratings stem from serious cinematic research and consideration so I hope you enjoy!

Top 10 Best Actors of All Time 

Alright, here it is. Below you will find my personal list of best all time actors. Each of the men listed here have inspired thousands both on and off screen.

Each person listed out here has made a generous contribution to society through their entertaining roles. Sometimes the most important jobs out there are the ones that can help you to forget about all the wrong and hate going on in the world for just a moment. The acting that each of these men portray throughout their cinematic careers is quite advantageous, with many of them still going and being featured in the box office.

1. Tom Hanks

This versatile actor has spent decades becoming emotionally synchronized and authentic with the characters he has to play. This unique man 100% devotes himself to his profession,

My absolute favorite movie that he has starred in thus far is the 1996 mermaid romance titled Splash. Top Hanks plays a dashing devil who finds himself head over heels (or should I say tail over blonde mermaid hair) in love with this half-woman named Madison.


2. Robert DeNiro

Undeniably one of the greatest actors of all time who began his bad boy reputation in his first movie Mean Streets, which came out in 1973 and gained fame for his role in Bang the Drum Slowly which also came out that same year.

He got an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the role he played in The Godfather and received multiple other Academy Award nominations over the years for his different films. This highly talented man who is known for his brutal, violent, and angry characters has also earned 4 Golden Globe nominations


3. Morgan Freeman

This man is known for his authoritative voice and calm demeanor. Over the years, this American actor has grown as one of the most respected figures found in modern day cinema. This Tennessee born man has been starring in movies for almost 50 years now, blowing the mind of viewers for over decades.

His voice has narrated many different films over the years as his deep reverent voice creates a mellow mood throughout many motion pictures.

He is one of the top 5 highest grossing actors of all time, with the only other African American actors on the list being Eddie Murphy. His net worth alone is over $150 million.


4. Jack Nicholson

This man is so much more than the crazy person he portrays in one of his most famous films, The Shining. This legend has been nominated for an Oscar 12 times and nominated for awards in 5 different decades, which is more than any other male actor out there.

Nicholson is a multi-talented man as he has directed films, written screenplays, and acted on-screen for over 13 years before he caught his big break and became famous in Easy Rider in 1969.


5. Denzel Washington

This Academy Award-winning African-American actor, producer and director is best known for his pivotal roles in movies such as Malcom X, Glory and The Hurricane.

This talented character actor is known for his perfect portrayal of difficult roles and positions during the course of history. Since the 1980s this man has been appearing on our television in some form or fashion through television commercials and different programs until he caught his big break in his successful war drama movie Glory in 1989.

Denzel was even named the Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 1996. He is the only black actor other than Sidney Poitier to win an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.


6. Robin Williams

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JULY 29: (L-R) Actor Robin Williams and executive producer/director Jason Winer speak onstage during “The Crazy Ones” panel discussion at the CBS, Showtime and The CW portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

One of the greatest comedians and actors to walk this Earth. The first film that this brilliant man starred in would be Popeye in 1980, with the film achieving high success. His talent shone through for multiple decades as this man’s voice became a staple for family movies nationwide.

The energy that Williams was able to bring on every set that he worked on was said to inspire everyone around him. This man was able to move millions and teach valuable life lessons through laughter and love. His noble acting will be remembered for centuries to come as his movies such as Goodwill Hunting, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Dead Poets Society, and even the Disney classic Aladdin.


7. Johnny Depp

Mandatory Credit: Photo by James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock (8876557d)Johnny Depp introducing his film ‘The Libertine’Glastonbury Festival, Day 2, UK – 22 Jun 2017

Mr. Depp is undoubtedly one of the most versatile actors of all-time. This Kentucky born man dropped out of school at the early age of 15 to pursue his passion for music with this garage band.

He caught his first big break when he worked with director Tim Burton in 1990 and played Edward Scissorhands. Since that movie, he has worked as a somewhat dark actor performing in surprising yet cryptic cinematic roles.

Over the years he has stolen the show on more than just a handful of movies. Known for his elaborate passion and eccentric energy, this actor is by far one of my flamboyantly freakish favorites.


8. Leonardo DiCaprio

Breaking the hearts of women since his show-stealing performance in the Titanic, DiCaprio is the ultimate Hollywood heartthrob. This man has had an extremely diverse career, however throughout every role that he has played – he has moved the hearts of millions.


9. Jim Carey

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Camilla Morandi/REX/Shutterstock (9040092h)Jim Carrey’Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond’ photocall, 74th Venice International Film Festival, Italy – 05 Sep 2017

This man has been making others laugh since before I can even remember. Known for his comedic performances and wild energy, Jim Carey has been warming the hearts of America for a few decades now.

Whether he be wearing a large green mask, or he is a goofy animal doctor with wild hair, this big goofy jokester has honed his craft and knows what he is doing both on and off screen.

10. Anthony Hopkins

Cast member Anthony Hopkins poses at the premiere of “Thor: The Dark World” at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, California November 4, 2013. The movie opens in the U.S. on November 8. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

This classic Welsh actor was drawn to the theatre back at the early age of 17 when he was attending the YMCA. Many will recognize his bloodcurdling performance as Hannibal in Silence of the Lambs however he was performed in any more acclaimed films.

This multi-faceted acting man has spent his time in Hollywood extremely busy, as he has been in more movies and even television shows than I can even begin to count. His highest rated movies would be The Dresser, Shadowlands, Spartacus and The Remains of the Day.


What to Consider When Choosing the Best Actors of All Time

All in all, the list above contains a solid assortment of actors from different time periods, genres and races.

No certain actor trumps all the rest, however when picking which men would make the cut there were certain key qualities that I took into account, because I feel that every great actor should have mastered these aspects.

Personality and Charisma: A performer needs to be charming both on and off camera, because let’s face it, at the end of the day an actor’s personality is what’s getting them paid! Although have a naturally enjoyable personality isn’t required, it sure does help.

Confidence is also a particularly helpful performance enhancer. So long as one doesn’t overdo it and come off as cocky, it is nice to be around a professional who knows what they are doing and knows how to act like it.

Understanding of the Human Psyche: By understanding the psychology behind why certain individuals react in certain ways, intuitive actors are quickly able to conceptualize the behaviors of others. These humans could double as therapists because their professions are vested in the importance of human emotion.

Through their emotions on screen they have to try and evoke a feeling or emotion in us viewers, which takes a deeper level of understanding than many of us realize. These people generally care about humanity, and are usually passionate about world issues because they are able to empathize and understand human suffering on a different level than most.

Highly Imaginative and Emotionally Intelligent: Acting requires you to be extremely emotionally present, which can be extremely mentally, spiritually, and even physically draining. Successful actors help to hone their craft and combat exhaustion by using imaginative measures such as meditation, character development, and real-life situational training with other professionals.

Eager to Constantly Grow and Learn: Actors are people who are eager to explore life and don’t take anything but the greatest. Yearning to learn more, and constantly searching out ways to act better – these energetic spirits are constantly hard at work on something. Bouncing from one kind of project to another, these spirits rarely rest as they are constantly working on their next, most important venture.

These men are prepared to take a raw and hard scene and take it all that much further to enhance the overall cinematic effect. Actors constantly have to perform mental maintenance on themselves, as their very career depends on their ability to understand themselves. They ensure that their emotional performances come off as genuine and authentic, unafraid to go through the actual emotions that they character would have to endure.

Commitment to the craft is the key attitude for any highly-acclaimed actor.

Astounding Actors All Around 

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Do you recognize each of the actor’s names on the above list and do you agree with their ratings? We would love to hear from you about your cinematic and acting views, and hope you have enjoyed reading this article as much as we have enjoyed putting it together and writing it for you!

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