Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could roll out of bed and get paid millions of dollars to speak into a microphone while wearing your pajamas, Being a cartoon voice over actor might be the greatest job of all time.cartoon and animation industry is one buzzing network that has been entertaining generations after generations, from young ones to the older crowd. This industry generates billions in revenue around the world. Technology is slowly increasing the complexity of each cartoon character to an almost life-like being.
Aside from the animations used to make these characters come to life, the voice actors also bring life to these digital cartography.The people on this list are some of the hardest working in show business. Many of them work on multiple shows and voice a plethora of different characters. The people on this list have not only been blessed with versatile and interesting sounding voices, they are also extremely lucky to have landed roles on some of the most popular shows on television.
Top 10 Richest Cartoon Voice Actors in the World 2016
Nancy Cartwright :-
- Net Worth :- $60 million
Nancy Jean Cartwright is an American film and television actress, comedian and voice artist. She is best known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons.She has been the voice of several cartoon characters, such as the famous Simpson characters, Bart Simpson, Ralph Wiggum, and Todd Flanders.
Yes, these boys are all dubbed by a woman who earns $400,000 per episode. Other characters she is known to have voiced over are Rufus from Kim Possible, Mindy from Animaniacs, and Chuckie Finster from the Rugrats. Her net worth is around $60 million, which came from dubbing cartoon shows, movies, and commercials.
- Born: October 25, 1957 (age 56), Dayton, Ohio, United States
- Height: 1.52 m
- Spouse: Warren Murphy (m. 1988–2002)
- Children: Lucy Mae Murphy, Jackson Murphy
- Parents: Frank Cartwright, Miriam Cartwright
Harry Shearer :-
- Net Worth :- $65 million
Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, writer, voice artist, musician, author, radio host and director. He is known for his long-running roles on The Simpsons, his work on Saturday Night Live, the comedy band Spinal Tap and his radio program Le Show. Born in Los Angeles, California, Shearer began his career as a child actor, appearing in The Jack Benny Program, as well as the 1953 films Abbott and Costello Go to Mars and The Robe.
Harry Shearer is the voice behind another Simpsons character, the sinister Mr. Burns. Before becoming a voice over artist, he was a professional actor who started his career in the 1950?s. He starred in several shows like Murphy Brown and Miami Vice. Airhead and Miami Vice were some of the famous movies that he starred in. However, it was in voicing over that Shearer became noted and earned millions.
- Born: December 23, 1943 (age 70), Los Angeles, California, United States
- Height: 1.67 m
- Music groups: Spinal Tap (Since 1967), The Folksmen
- Spouse: Judith Owen (m. 1993), Penny Nichols (m. 1974–1977)
- Books: It’s the Stupidity, Stupid: Why (some) People Hate Clinton and why the Rest of Us Have to Watch, more
Hank Azaria :-
- Net Worth :- $70 million
Henry Albert “Hank” Azaria (born April 25, 1964) is an American film, television and stage actor, director, producer, writer, voice actor, and comedian. He is noted for being one of the principal voice actors on the animated television series The Simpsons (1989–present), on which he performs the voices of Moe Szyslak, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson and numerous others. Azaria, who attended Tufts University, joined the show with little voice acting experience, but became a regular in its second season.
Hank Azaria is the richest voice talent among the Simpsons characters. A jack of all trades, Hank Azaria is an American actor, stage actor, director, voice actor, and comedian. He was the voice of some The Simpsons characters such as Chief Wiggum, Carl Carlson, Moe Szyslak, and many others. Aside from his voice over stints with The Simpsons, he also starred in movies such as Along Came Polly and The Smurfs.
- Born: April 25, 1964 (age 49), Forest Hills, New York City, New York, United States
- Height: 1.82 m
- Parents: Albert Azaria
- Spouse: Helen Hunt (m. 1999–2000), Katie Wright
- Children: Hal Azaria
Mike Judge :-
- Net Worth :- $75 million
Michael Craig “Mike” Judge (born October 17, 1962)is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, film director, producer, cartoonist, and musician. He is best known as the creator and star of the animated television series Beavis and Butt-head (1993–1997, 2011), King of the Hill (1997–2010), and The Goode Family (2009). He also wrote, directed and in some instances produced the films Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996), Office Space (1999), Idiocracy (2006) and Extract (2009).
Judge is also known for his role as Donnagon Giggles in the Spy Kids movie franchise.This is how creator, director, and producer of some of the top cartoons such as King of the Hill and Beavis and Butthead earned him a net worth of $75 million. Judge voiced his famous characters Beavis and Butthead, Hank Hill, and Jeff Boomhauer from King of the Hill.
- Born: October 17, 1962 (age 51), Guayaquil, Ecuador
- Nationality: American
- Spouse: Francesca Morocco (m. 1989)
- Parents: Margaret Blue, Jim Judge
- Children: Julia Judge, Lily Judge, Charles Judge
Jim Henson :-
- Net Worth :- $90 million
James Maury “Jim” Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director and producer, best known as the creator of The Muppets. As a puppeteer, Henson performed in various television programs, such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, films such as The Muppet Movie and The Great Muppet Caper, and created advanced puppets for projects like Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth.
He was also an Academy Award-nominated film director (for his short film Time Piece), Emmy Award-winning television producer, and the founder of The Jim Henson Company, the Jim Henson Foundation, and Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. Jim Henson is a legendary American puppeteer, writer, film producer, and director who was well-known for creating The Muppets. He is the founder of The Jim Henson Company, which is now being managed by his children. He also performed in the television shows Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. He has both an Oscar and Emmy Awards for his craft. At the age of 53, Jim Henson died of organ failure due to Streptococcal infection.
- Born: September 24, 1936, Greenville, Mississippi, United States
- Died: May 16, 1990, New York City, New York, United States
- Spouse: Jane Henson (m. 1959–1990)
- Music groups: The Muppets, Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem
- Children: John Henson, Brian Henson, Lisa Henson, Cheryl Henson, Heather Henson
Seth MacFarlane :-
- Net Earning :- $100 million
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane ( born October 26, 1973) is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director, and singer. He is the creator of the TV show Family Guy (1999–2003, 2005–present) and co-creator of the shows American Dad! (2005–present) and The Cleveland Show (2009–2013). He also voices many of the shows’ various characters.MacFarlane grew up in Kent, Connecticut and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
A multi-talented individual, Seth Mcfarlane is an American screen writer, producer, director, actor, voice actor, and even a singer. He is the creator of Family Guy and the co-creator of American Dad. He is the voice over of Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin, and other characters. Aside from voice overs, he also starred in several shows such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home, and Star Trek.
- Born: October 26, 1973 (age 40), Kent, Connecticut, United States
- Height: 1.78 m
- Siblings: Rachael MacFarlane
- Awards: MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo, more
- Parents: Ronald Milton MacFarlane, Ann Perry Sager
Matt Stone :-
- Net Worth :- $300 million
Matthew Richard “Matt” Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, television director, producer, comedian, and recording artist. He is best known for being the co-creator of South Park along with his creative partner and best friend Trey Parker, as well as co-writing the 2011 multi-Tony Award winning musical The Book of Mormon.Stone and Parker launched their largely collaborative careers in 1989 when they met at the University of Colorado. In 1992 they made a holiday short titled Jesus vs.Matt Stone and his best friend, Trey Parker.
The co-creator of South Park was smart enough to keep the majority of the merchandising rights of South Park and solely own Internet versions of their show, which amassed him a net worth of $300 million. He was the voice over of the South Park characters like Kenny McCormick and Kyle Broflovski.
- Born: May 26, 1971 (age 42), Houston, Texas, United States
- Height: 1.87 m
- Spouse: Angela Howard (m. 2008)
- Books: South Park Guide to Life, more
- Awards: Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, more
Trey Parker :-
- Net Worth :- $300 million
Randolph Severn “Trey” Parker III (born October 19, 1969) is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, director, producer, comedian, and recording artist. He is best known for being the co-creator of South Park along with his creative partner and best friend Matt Stone, as well as co-writing and co-directing the 2011 musical The Book of Mormon, which won nine Tony Awards, include the award for Best Musical.
Trey parker is an American voice actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and actor. There are other major projects that this duo worked on aside from voicing and creating South Park. They also both co-wrote and co-directed a multi-awarded musical entitled The Book of Mormon. It has earned several Tony awards in 2011.
- Born: October 19, 1969 (age 44), Denver, Colorado, United States
- Spouse: Emma Sugiyama (m. 2006–2008)
- Partner: Boogie Tillmon (2013–)
- Plays: The Book of Mormon
- Awards: Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, more
Matt Groening :-
- Net Woprth :- $500 million
Matthew Abram “Matt” Groening (born February 15, 1954)is an American cartoonist, screenwriter, producer, animator, author, musician, comedian, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell (1977–2012) as well as two successful television series, The Simpsons (1989–present) and Futurama (1999–2003, 2008–2013).Groening made his first professional cartoon sale of Life in Hell to the avant-garde Wet magazine in 1978. Matt Groening is an American cartoonist, screenwriter, director, and producer most noted for creating one of the longest running cartoons on television, The Simpsons.
He also is one of the developers of sci-fi cartoon called Futurama. He is a multi-awarded cartoonist. He has 12 Emmy awards for his cartoons, ten for The Simpsons and two for Futurama. He was also given a star on the Hollywood’s walk of fame for his accomplishments. In a list of top 100 geniuses living by The Daily Telegraph, Matt Groening ranked 4th.
- Born: February 15, 1954 (age 60), Portland, Oregon, United States
- Spouse: Agustina Picasso (m. 2011), Deborah Caplan (m. 1986–1999)
- Siblings: Lisa Groening, Mark Groening, Patty Groening, Maggie Groening
- Education: Lincoln High School, The Evergreen State College
- Books: Bart Simpson’s Guide to Life, more
Walt Disney :-
- Net Worth :- $5 billion
Walter Elias “Walt” Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American business magnate, animator, cartoonist, producer, director, screenwriter, philanthropist and voice actor. A major figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as an international icon, well known for his influence and contributions to the field of entertainment during the 20th century. As a Hollywood business mogul, he, along with his brother Roy O. Disney, co-founded Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the best-known motion picture production companies in the world.
The corporation is now known as The Walt Disney Company and had an annual revenue of approximately US$45 billion in the 2013 financial year.He is famous for his creation of Mickey Mouse, which he also did voice overs for. He and his brother Roy O. Disney co-founded The Walt Disney Company which today is the world’s best-known producer in the world. A world-renowned film producer, showman, and innovator, he has 22 Academy Awards under his belt, making him the most awarded than any other individual. He also received 7 Emmy awards.
- Born: December 5, 1901, Hermosa, Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Died: December 15, 1966, Burbank, California, United States
- Full name: Walter Elias Disney
- Children: Diane Disney Miller, Sharon Mae Disney
- Books: Pooh: how to catch a heffalump, Cinderella at the Ball, more