The highest paid actors in Hollywood, Bollywood, Russia, in history. Highest-paid TV series actors
You can earn on almost everything, there would be talent, perseverance and a great desire to work. The highest paid actors in Russia, Hollywood and Bollywood have achieved financial well-being, giving their best, not sparing themselves and not building any illusions about their popularity. They know how changeable luck and spectator love. If someone still naively believes that acting is an easy thing, let him remember what amazing physical transformations many actors went to for one role.
Dangerous weight experiments
Renee Zellweger several times had to quickly gain and lose weight, which obviously did not add to her health.Jake Gyllenhaal for the role in the film "Stringer" first lost more than 10 kilograms, and then sharply gained muscle mass in order to play world boxing champion in the sports drama "Lefty." Christian Bale amazed the audience in the movie “Machinist”. He lost 28 kilograms and looked like a walking skeleton.
He then did a similar experiment on himself twice, all for the sake of new roles. Today we will talk about how much the highest paid actors in Hollywood, Russia and other countries earn and whether it is worth putting their health at risk for a big fee. For the rating, data were taken from one of the most authoritative publications specializing in compiling lists of the richest, most famous and influential people on the planet - Forbes magazine.
Hollywood's highest paid actors in 2015
First place - with Robert Downey Jr., who with persistent constancy takes the place of the leader of the rating for the third year in a row. The actor earned about $ 80 million, all thanks to the lucky role of Iron Man for Downey Jr. The path to fame and wealth was for him thorny. He began acting in films as an actor in his childhood.By the 1990s, he was already quite famous and even received the first nomination for an Oscar. But then the failures began, in which he himself is to blame. Because of problems with drug addiction, the actor was able to return to the big screen only in the 2000s. And this was a truly triumphant return. One after another, they followed roles in the highest grossing and successful tapes: Gothic, Soldiers of Failure, Iron Man, Sherlock Holmes. And since the actor is not going to part with the image of Tony Stark, he can head the list of the highest paid actors next year.
The second place in terms of money earned in 2015 in the field of cinema is Jackie Chan. He owes his success to a role in the action adventure “Dragon Sword”. According to the plot, the Roman commander Lucius finds himself in ancient China and there he meets the commander of the border detachment, who has become a slave because of the slander of his enemies. Together they will fight for the independence of China from Rome.
For the year, Jackie Chan increased his fortune by $ 50 million.
Vin Diesel thanks to participation in the film "Fast and Furious 7" earned 47 million dollars and became the third in the list of the richest actors.
Russia's highest paid actors - how much do our movie stars earn?
There are among the domestic masters of the screen receiving fabulous fees. In 2014, Forbes magazine calculated which of the Russian movie stars earned the most. In the first place was Nikita Mikhalkov. The eminent actor and talented director is also a successful businessman. For the year Mikhalkov, according to Forbes, earned $ 2.5 million.
Slightly conceded to the master of domestic cinema outrageous Ivan Okhlobystin. In recent years, the actor has been actively acting in feature films and the TV series Interns. The image of Dr. Bykov is one of the most successful roles of the actor. He even started a Facebook page on behalf of his character. Ohlobystin tries himself in business. Until recently, he was a creative director and Euroset face, and now works with Baon. The actor’s income from roles and advertising campaigns is estimated at $ 2 million.
Fedor Bondarchuk with an income of 1.9 million dollars occupies the third place in the list of the most highly paid domestic actors. He owns several clubs, restaurants, a sushi bar and the company Art Pictures Studio.
Such popular actors as Sergey Bezrukov, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Dmitry Pevtsov, Gosha Kutsenko, Anastasia Zavorotnyuk also receive high fees for taking part in films. It should be noted that the amounts received by them for the roles they played are much more modest than the fabulous money that their counterparts in acting craft in Hollywood and Western countries receive.
Bollywood - the richest and most famous
The city of Mumbai is an analogue of American Hollywood and has a similar name - Bollywood. Here a huge number of films are shot every year in different languages. It is not the only film industry in the country, but the most famous in the world. Bollywood's highest-paid actors in 2015 also made the Forbes list of honor. Such stars of Indian cinema as Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan earned the most over the year. Their income was just over $ 33 million each. Akshay Kumar earned 32 million dollars and became the second among the highest paid Indian actors.
TV series stars
Teleactors receive equally impressive fees. So, Ashton Kutcher, former husband of Demi Moore, for participation in the TV series "Two and a half people" earned about $ 24 million. Hugh Laurie, playing the role of Dr. House, received about 18 million for this.Big fees for roles in the series with such actors as Neil Patrick Harris, Kevin Spacey, Tim Allen, Patrick Dempsey, Simon Baker.
Thus, the most highly paid actors of the series earn no less than their colleagues who star in full-length films.
World record holders
The highest paid actors in the entire history of cinema are those celebrities who were able to get huge fees for their roles. Tom Cruise is in the lead here - he received a total of $ 290 million for participation in the popular series of Mission Impossible. Keanu Reeves is a bit behind him. Hollywood's kindest actor has earned $ 262 million for filming the cult "The Matrix" and its sequels. More the actor could not repeat such an impressive success.
Johnny Depp has repeatedly received huge fees for playing roles. For participation in the four parts of the "Caribbean", he received $ 185 million. The biggest actor's fee is 77 million dollars. This amount he received for the role of the Mad Hatter in the film “Alice in Wonderland”.
Among the actors who received at various times huge sums for participating in the filming,Bruce Willis, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Jack Nicholson, Angelina Jolie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Harrison Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger.