The acting game is big business with box office sales for movies reaching hundreds of millions of dollars around the world. Actors make money from endeavours such as their movies, but also from the sales when the film is released for purchase and other sponsorship deals. Actors literally have hundreds of revenue sources, if they so desire to front a product or service or be part of a project or cause. Here is a countdown of the top 10 richest celebrities.
10 – Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is worth $29.5million from his successful hits Big Daddy, Click, Mr Deeds and Happy Gilmore. He is one of the world’s best known comedy actors and a strong entrant into the top 10.
9 – Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell has an estimated net worth of $31million for his comedy roles in smash hits such as Blades of Glory and Anchorman. The slapstick actor has done really well for himself making this list, and there is no wonder because it is clear that he is super talented. Read the rest of this entry »
This weekend has been a relatively slow one for the Box Office but it was big for funny man Adam Sandler whose newest movie, Funny People, grossed $23.4M. It seems that despite Sandler’s switch to a more serious approach, movie goers still appreciate his work.
Funny People is about a terminally ill comedy star. If you haven’t seen it, maybe you should.