Truly, becoming a top celebrity in the entertainment industry is what would be the greatest dreams of every actor and actress in the business. With ravishing beauty, ample talent, great physique, and connections, one can easily become an actress, but it is not that easy to enter into Hollywood. Of course, who wouldn’t want to be a part of the lucrative world where billions of money involved in film-making and one can easily reach greater heights if everything comes right in hand for them. It is not only a platform for actresses to showcase their talents, but gives them opportunities to make good fortune and build an empire they desired. This list features the top 10 richest actresses of all time. These actresses may have actually become popular with just a single film or a string of high-prolific films.
10. Angelina Jolie Net Worth – $160 million
Born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, USA, Angelina Jolie makes it to our list of top 10 richest actresses in the world with a net worth of US$160 Million. Having had a fruitful career in the entertainment industry, Jolie has amassed audience with her good looks, mind-blogging talents, and sexy onscreen persona since her inception in films and television. Her relationship with Brad Pit had attracted wide-scale media attention than her stint in Hollywood. Without doubt, Jolie is a bankable and one of the highest paid actress in the business.
9. Miley Cyrus Net Worth – $160 Million
Truly a most talented star, Miley Cyrus had a remarkable journey from being a Disney star to a pop mogul today. This Tennessee started her career with the Disney’s most popular show ‘Hannah Montana’ that gained worldwide popularity and positive acclaim. When Miley Cyrus’s career propelled from acting to singing, she was already a multi-millionaire at just seventeen and grabbed a no.9 position in Forbes’s “Top 20 World’s Richest Female Singers of all Time”. Miley has starred in several films and released a number of chart-busters to this date. Obviously, Miley Cyrus is one of the wealthiest actresses as well as singers in the world.
8. Julia Roberts Net Worth – $190 Million
Academy Award-winning actor and producer, Julia Roberts is another elegant and most popular actress in Hollywood and well acclaimed for her roles in films like Pretty Woman, Steel Magnolias and Erin Brockovich. Her amazing talents and glamours onscreen appeal have earned her a net worth of US$190 Million, making her as one of the marketable actresses in entertainment industry. She has been named People magazine’s “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” a record five times.
7. Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth – $200 Million
Julia Louis-Dreyfus became the household name of American for playing the role of Elaine in the American sitcom “Seinfeld”. Born in New York City, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 56, is an actress and comedian has won a total of 11 Emmy Awards and several other accolades and recognition for her stunning work in the entertainment industry. This Golden Globe Award-winning actress has accumulated a net worth of US$200 million by making her appearances in television shows and movies, brand endorsements and producing movies. In 2016, she was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine.
6. Sandra Bullock Net Worth – $200 Million
Another Academy Award-winning actress to grace our list of Top 10 richest actresses in the world is Sandra Bullock. She is a more talented and inspiring actress from Hollywood, who has a net worth of US$200 million that majority of her wealth came from movie and television appearances, endorsements and movie making. She has starred in strings of high profile films like Gravity, the Blind Side, and The Heat and, of course, they were commercial hit as well. Bullock is the founder of the production company called, Fortis Films that contributes a major share to her wealth. Its no wonder why she has been the highest paid actresses in Hollywood, thanks to her good looks, poise, and talents.
5. Jennifer Aniston Net Worth – $220 Million
Born in a family of actors to actor John Aniston and American actress Nancy Dow, Jennifer Aniston had inspired to become an actress since her tender age. Despite good looks, talents, and poise, it took six years for this Golden Globe Award actress to achieve fame and international recognition for portraying Rachel Green on the television sitcom Friends. Jennifer is also a producer and entrepreneur known for advocating LGBT rights. She is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood and has a net worth of Us$220 million. Jennifer Aniston, 48, has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has featured on the covers of several renowned magazines in the world.
4. Victoria Principal Net Worth – $250 Million
Born in Fukuoka, Japan, Victoria Principal is well known for playing Pamela Barnes Ewing in the American soap opera Dallas. She started acting in commercials at the age of just, Victoria had a breakthrough in her life when she decided to move to New York City to pursue acting following a major car accident in her hometown. Her debut film role was Marie Elena in The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) and from there, there is no looking back for the actress. Being a successful actress and producer in the entertainment industry, Principal has ventured into several endeavors including her skincare line, Principal Secret Skincare which made more than $1 billion in revenue. As of 2017, Victoria Principal’s net worth is estimated to be US$250 Million.
3. Jessica Alba Net Worth – $350 Million
Jessica Alba is an American actress turned businesswoman who accumulated fame and recognition for her role in James Cameron’s television series Dark Angel. She started her career at the age of 13 and since then she had appeared in several television shows and films, including Valentine’s Day, Fantastic Four, and The Love Guru amongst others. Throughout her career, Jessica has starred in a diverse string of films, making her one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. Off the screens, she is the co-founder of a billion-dollar consumer goods company called The Honest Company and has a net worth of US$350 million.
2. Jami Gertz Net Worth – $2 Billion
American actress Jami Gertz is the second richest actresses in the world with an astonishing net worth of $2 billion. Jami is one of the successful actresses in the history of Hollywood, gained fame with movies such as Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less Than Zero and Quicksilver. After taking on hiatus from acting, Jami moved to France and worked as a Scent designer for Lanvin. She then returned to the United States and landed with a supporting role in the 1996 blockbuster Twister and thereafter she had starred in several television shows and movies. Jami was married to a multi-billionaire Antony Ressier and they together have three children.
1. Dina Merrill Net Worth – $5 Billion
Having an estimated net worth of US$5 billion, American actress, socialite, and philanthropist Dina Merrill was the world’s richest actress of all time. Born in the wealthy family of Post Cereals heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and a Wallstreet professional Edward Hutton, Dina had established herself a prominent place among the American Elite. She has also found success performing on the stage, television and big screen, appearing in more than 20 films throughout her career. She was married three times. Dina is also recognized as a successful businesswoman and had been a trustee of Eugene O’Neill Theatre Centre and one of the board members of Lehman Brothers. Dina Merill died on May 22, 2017, at her home in East Hampton, New York.