It cannot be denied that black actors nowadays are absolutely stealing the limelight of the world’s acting industry. They become very popular worldwide all because of their exceptional acting skills. This goes to show that it is not all about the color of your skin if you want to be successful. What matters here are your talent and your passion in that certain field. Here are the top 10 wealthiest black actors in 2016.
10. Eddie Murphy
This black actor is idolizing the personality of famous comedians, Jamie Foxx, Chris Rock, and Martin Lawrence. He has this great versatility when it comes to acting. Aside from being an actor, he is also a musician, director, singer, stand-up comedian, and a writer. He has a net worth of $85 million.
9. LL Cool J
His net worth is around $100 million. He is now one of the stars in “NCIS: Los Angeles”. He was actually a rapper aside from being an actor. He has two hit singles that are still very popular nowadays. These are I Can’t Live Without My Radio and Rock the Bells.
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8. Martin Lawrence
He is one of those comedians in the world who has a natural talent in making other people laugh. His mother is his first audience for his exceptional talent in comedy. He is also an award-winning actor. His net worth reaches as much as $110 million.
7. Ice Cube
This excellent actor has a net worth of $140 million. He is actually very talented because aside from being an actor, he is also a hip hop artist, screenwriter, record producer, director, and a film producer.
6. Morgan Freeman
This actor is also a famous director and a narrator. With this, he deserves to have a net worth of $150 million. His first movie was Who Says I can’t Ride a Rainbow. His movies titled The Shawshank Redemption, Invictus, Street Smart, and Driving Miss Daisy were the reasons why he had been nominated for Academy Awards.
5. Samuel L. Jackson
This famous actor already made a lot of films. Hence, there is no question why he has a net worth of $170 million. His versatility and smooth intelligence are the two things that made him thrive in the acting industry.
4. Denzel Washington
This actor is one of those African-Americans who have gorgeous handsome faces. His net worth is around $190. Aside from a great actor, he is also a producer, a director, and a screenwriter.
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3. Will Smith
This influential African-American actor is very famous nowadays. He is a film producer and a rapper as well. $240 million is his total net worth this year. What is even more interesting about him is that at the age of 20, he was already a millionaire.
2. Bill Cosby
His total net worth this year is $380 million, making him to be placed in the 2nd place as wealthiest black actor in 2015. He had won many awards in his acting career. He is also an educationist, producer, comedian, author, and an activist.
1. Tyler Perry
Ranked number one in 2016’s wealthiest black actor is Tyler Perry. His total net worth is $450 million. He actually started as a dramatist. This was the time he began acting, and it started way back in 1992.
There are the top 10 wealthiest black actors in the year 2016. Their movies and television shows are undoubtedly worth-watching.