The world’s highest overpaid film actors can earn substantially more by deferring all or part of their salary against a percentage of the film’s gross known within the industry as a profit participation deal. The estimated total production budget away from the global box office returns for each film to work out each one operating income. Each return on investment number represents how much the studio is paid for every dollar invested in the star. Johnny Depp is one of the highest overpaid actors. He is the one of the powerful box office stars recent flicks have returned only $1.20 for every $1 he was paid. Denzel Washington is ranked second on the list returning $6.50 on every dollar. Here is the list of the top 10 most Hollywood overpaid actors for 2016.
- Johnny Depp: $1.20 per $1:
Johnny Depp career is considered to have turned a corner after something of a fallow period with the actor expected to be among the best actor Oscar nominees for his turns as Boston gangster whitey Bulger in mob thriller Black Mass. Considering his recent flops and his suture in the industry Johnny Depp is the number one overpaid actor in the business. Each only actor most recent three films prior to June this year while ignoring animated films smaller budget movies bit parts and cameos. His net worth is $1.20 per $1.
2. Denzel Washington: $6.50 per $1:
Denzel Washington is an American actor who made his film debut in carbon copy. In 2015 he was selected as the recipient for the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the 73rd golden globe awards. He was born 28 December 1954 an American actor and filmmaker. His net worth is $6.50 per $1.
3. Will Ferrell: $6.80 per $1:
Will Ferrell was born 16 July 1967 an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He received an Emmy award nomination for his work on Saturday Night Live and two golden glove award nominations for the producers and Stranger than Fiction. He is also named the best comedian of 2015 in the British GQ men of the year awards. Ferrell received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame on 26 March 2015. His net worth is $6.80 per $1.
4. Liam Neeson: $7.80 per $1:
He has undeniable charisma composed as much of impressive talent as of broken nosed physical appeal. Neeson would enter the new millennium with a variety of projects on his to do list appearing in the martin Scorsese period piece gangs of New York in 2002 and the extremely popular romantic comedy love actually in 2003. The part would earn Neeson a golden globe nomination and Neeson would follow its success with performances in Ridley Scotts kingdom of heaven as well as one in the blockbuster superhero reboot batman begins in 2005.
5. Will Smith: $8.60 per $1:
Will Smith said had no idea of the long term potential negative impact of repetitive head trauma. We only ever worked on ourselves individually and then presented ourselves to one another better than we were previously. He has received best actor Oscar nominations for Ali and the Pursuit of Happyness. His net worth is $8.60 per $1.
6. Christian Bale: $9.20 per $1:
The film tells the true to life story of a few men that were able to make million of the housing and credit bubble. The big rascal proved he scrubs up exceedingly well when he attended the premiere of the big short in wonderful bespoke suit which no doubt cost a pretty penny. Thankfully Christian does not have any such existential worries of his own however as he is married to a beautiful woman has sired two wonderful children and has an estimated net worth of $9.20 per $1.
7. Channing Tatum: $10.80 per $1:
Channing Tatum was born 26 April 1980 an American actor, film producer, dancer and model. Tatum has also appeared in the commercially successful romantic films Dear John and the Vow. His three films were critically and commercially successful. His breakthrough role was in the 2006 dance film Step Up which introduced him to a wider audience. I never knew what I wanted to do and now they do not really have to worry about me anymore. His net worth is $10.80 per $1.
8. Brad Pitt: $12.00 per $1:
Brad Pitt was born 18 December 1963 an American actor and producer. He has a golden globe award a screen actors guild award and three academy award nominations in acting categories and received two further academy award nominations winning one as producer under his own company Plan B Entertainment. Pitt has been cited as one of the most influential and powerful peoples in the American entertainment industry as well as world most attractive man by various media outlets.
9. Ben Affleck: $12.30 per $1:
Ben Affleck wanted to be an actor even since he could remember and his first acting experience was for a burger king commercial when he was on the PBS miniseries the voyage of the Mimi. The he is the won an academy award for best picture Affleck was also one of the film producers. The film marked Ben’s breakthrough role in which he was given for the first time the chance to choose roles instead of having to go through auditions constantly. His net worth is $12.30 per $1.
10. Tom Cruise: $13.60 per $1:
Tom Cruise was born 3 July 1962 an American actor and filmmaker. It is not really true as all of the recent films in this calculation Oblivion, Edge of Tomorrow and Jack Reacher have all at least made double their money back. There is a misconception that Tom Cruise box office strength has been on the waning in recent years. They are all a long form blockbusters line war of the worlds which grossed over $13.60 per $1million.