Although not all actors are paid vast amounts of money, the ones we all easily recognize are paid quite a lot. Even among them, some have been so successful throughout their career, that they’ve managed to gather truly impressive personal fortunes. Sometimes actors follow the footsteps of their parents into show business, thus benefiting from a pretty lavish upbringing. Others, however, managed to not only make a name for themselves, but they did so while gathering impressive fortunes along the way. Let us then take a look at the wealthiest actors in the world today.
8Bill Cosby – $380 million
Bill Cosby, 76, wears many hats. He is an American standup comedian, producer, educator, actor, and musician. His film career began with a T.V series, ‘I Spy’ in 1965. He won 3 Emmy awards for the series. He acted in a situational comedy ‘The Bill Cosby’ show. He later acted in the PBS series, ‘The Electric Company’. ‘The Cosby Show’, a program that aired weekly between 1984 and 1992 has been his greatest success. He has received a Grammy award for the best comedy performance.