|Name:||Thomas Cruise Mapother IV|
|Net Worth:||$600 million|
|Actors Rich List Ranking:||2|
|Born:||US, New York|
What is Tom Cruise’s net worth?
Tom Cruise is now 57. He was born in New York and is now one of the most iconic names in the movie business.
Cruise is one of the wealthiest actors in the world and is currently ranked at second place on our list of richest actors in hollywood.
He’s well known for starring in Mission Impossible, The Mummy and the classic 80s movie Top Gun.
There is a lot of rumour around Tom Cruise’s net worth. Some say it’s stacked at the $400 million dollar mark but our sources suggest that Cruise’s actual net worth is closer to $600 million.
Tom Cruise is ranked 3rd, 4th and 10th on the actors who earned the most from single movies. According to Wikipedia, Cruise earned $100 million for Mission: Impossible 2, $100 million for his role in War of the Worlds and he also bagged $70 million dollars for his part in the 1996 movie Mission: Impossible. This makes Cruise one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood.
How is Tom Cruise worth so much?
As we already know, Tom Cruise is an A-list actor who managed to earn himself $270 million for just 3 movies alone. Cruise has starred in over 46 other movies, for which he has received an average of $20 million dollars per appearance.
Tom Cruise was one of the first power actors in Hollywood. His name alone would drive up cinema sales, which saw Cruise receiving backend payments and a healthy share of the grosspool of the movie.
Some of Tom Cruise’s movie earnings:
- Mission: Impossible (1996) – $70,000,000
- Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) – $100,000,000
- War of the Worlds (2005) $100,000,000
- Vanilla Sky (2001) – $20,000,000 + 30% shared income
- Knight and Day (2010) – $11,000,000 + % income
- Jack Reacher (2012) – $7.500,000
- Oblivion (2013) – $20,000,000
Like all big actors, Cruise made a good investment when he started his own movie production company, Cruise/Wagner Productions.
Cruise/Wagner Productions has produced 18 successful movies which have grossed over $2.9 billion worldwide. Cruise has starred in the majority of these movies which has undoubtedly boosted his earnings by around $150 – $200 million dollars, if not more.
Tom Cruise’s career portfolio
When Tom Cruise turned 18, he decided to pursue a career in acting and moved to LA. He was later signed by CAA and cast in small parts in the 1981 film Endless Love and again in the film Taps (1981). It soon became apparent that Tom Cruise was destined to be a serious actor when he secured roles in films such as All The Right Moves and Risky Business. But what what really skyrocketed Cruise’s career was the 1986 hit movie Top Gun.
His other hit movies include The Colour of Money, Mission Impossible and Days of Thunder.
Since Cruise has been acting, he’s starred in 56 movies which have grossed over $10 billion dollars worldwide. He’s been nominated for three Academy Awards, has won two Empire Awards and three Golden globes, amongst others.
In 1993, Cruise started his own production company alongside Paula Wanger (Cruise/Wagner Productions). Movies he has produced include Without Limits (1998) Mission Impossible (1996), Mission Impossible 2 (2000), Vanilla Sky (2001), The Others (2001) and War of the Worlds (2005).
For Cruise’s full career and bio see Wikipedia.
Tom Cruise will go down in history as one of the biggest names in Hollywood. He’s earned a vast amount of money during his acting career and, at 57, there’s still a fair few more years of career left in him. With that in mind (and due to the fact he’s likely already made $600 million dollars), Cruise is on track to hit the $800 million mark by the time he’s finished his career.