Hollywood celebrities are often seen living a fast and carefree life. They earn a living by bringing entertainment to individuals of the general public. By using their talents in acting, singing and dancing and showing off their natural charisma and beauty, they are able to earn quite a lot of money. For years, many people have been wondering how much exactly are their earnings and who earns the most. Below is a list of the Top 10 Richest Hollywood Celebrities in 2014.
1. Tyler Perry
Topping of the list is Tyler Perry. Like many others in the list, Tyler Perry is a multi-talented celebrity – an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, a song writer and an author. All in all, he has an estimated net worth of $400 million dollars by the first half of this year.
2. Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby is an actor, comedian, book author, producer and a comedian. He started his career starring in a show called “I Spy”. As of today, he has a net worth of $350 million.
3. Adam Sandler
Like Drew Carey, Adam Sandler is a well-known comedian. Mr. Sandler started his career as a performer on “Saturday Night Live”, after which he started starring on comedy movies. Aside from acting, Mr. Sandler is also known as a director and a producer. Adam Sandler has a net worth of $300 million.
4. Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is best known for his starring role as Jack in the award winning film “Titanic”. Mr. DiCaprio is not only a talented actor but a director as well. Like other celebrities included in this list, Mr. DiCaprio was also recognized for his talents by being nominated and being given numerous awards. He has a net worth of about $200 million by the first half of the year.
5. Drew Carey
Drew Carey is a comedian most famous for his roles in “Whose Line is it anyway?” and “The Drew Carey Show.” Aside from being a comedian, Mr. Carey was once a Marine and a photographer. He is also a minority owner of the Seattle Sounders FC.
6. Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts’ career took off when she starred in the romantic comedy “Pretty Woman” in 1990 which earned a gross of each 464 million worldwide. She was voted as one of the Hottest Women of All Time by Men’s Health Magazine.
7. Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Anniston is most famous for her role in the award winning comedy series called “Friends”. She has won a Golden Globe, an Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Award. She is a great actress known for her beautiful face and toned figure and was voted the Sexiest Woman of All Time by Men’s Health Magazine. She also had her name placed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Het net worth by the first half of this year is $150 million dollars, landing her the 7th spot in the Top 10 Richest Hollywood Celebrities in 2014.
8. Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has been under the limelight since he was 5 years old when he starred in a film titled “Pound”. He once lost his way and succumbed to the pressures of fame by doing drugs and alcohol. However, thanks to the help of his friends and family, he was able to set himself straight and has successfully stayed in the limelight without any serious issues ever since. He is most famous for his role as “Tony Stark” in the “Ironman” franchise. Robert Downey Jr.’s net worth as of the first half of 2014 is estimated at $140 million dollars.
9. Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore is one talented celebrity. Not only is she a great actress, she is also a book author, a model, a director, a producer and a screen writer. Her career started when she starred in a television advertisement but really got off when she starred in ET. Her career suffered at one time, but she was able to get it back on the right track. She has won a number of awards including a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Ms. Barrymore reportedly has a net worth of 125 million dollars by the first half of 2014, giving her the 9th spot in the Top 10 Richest Hollywood Celebrities in 2014.
10. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is a very famous celebrity. She is great in almost all genres of movies. She can completely immerse herself in the character that she plays giving film goers a sense of being in the movie. With luscious lips, a tantalizing smile and a curvaceous body Mrs. Pitt has often found herself in the dreams of numerous men around the world. While she is most famous for her acting career, she also likes to direct and write screen plays. Thanks to her talent in acting, she was able to win an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and three Golden Globes. Mrs. Pitt had a net worth of $120 million by the first half of this year.