Recently, Forbes released the annual list of the highest paid actors world wide. Though we know that these actors make a lot of money, it’s still shocking to see exactly how much more. We’re not even exaggerating when we say that these actors make more in a year, than most will make in a lifetime. So who are these highly paid actors? Most you probably already know, others you’ve probably never heard off. Either way, it’s still impressive to witness the sheer amount of money, one individual can make in a year. So without further fuss, here are 25 World’s Highest Paid Actors in 2015 Whose Annual Salaries Will Blow You Away.
Matt Damon, $25 million
A prominent American actor, screenwriter and producer, Damon was ranked one of the top-40 highest-grossing actors of all time according to Forbes. In 2007, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named the Sexiest Man Alive by the People magazine. This year, Damon is the 20th highest paid actor in the world.
Will Smith, $26 million
The winner of four Grammy Awards and nominee for four Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, Smith is best known for his legendary roles in Bad Boys and Men In Black series. In 2007, Newsweek called him “the most powerful actor in Hollywood” while Forbes ranked him as the most bankable star worldwide.
Shah Rukh Khan, $26 million
Known as SRK, King of Bollywood or King Khan, Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. With an estimated net worth of up to $600 million, Khan is one of the richest actors in the world. Los Angeles Times even described him as the world´s biggest movie star. Last year, he earned $26 million.
Matthew McConaughey, $26.5 million
McConaughey is best known for his roles in romantic comedies such as The Wedding Planner, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch or Fool’s Gold but he also acted in other genres films including the black comedy The Wolf of Wall Street, the sci-fi film Interstellar and the drama Dallas Buyers Club which earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
Daniel Craig, $27 million
Daniel Craig is an English actor who achieved international fame when chosen as the sixth actor to play the role of James Bond 007 in the official film series, taking over from Pierce Brosnan in 2005. Since then, Craig has starred in three Bond movies. His third Bond film, Skyfall, (2012) is the twelfth highest-grossing film of all time.