Black actors have been an integral part of Hollywood, since the inception of movies in America. Here, we are covering the black male actors who have acquired enough money during their movie career, to become a part of the top 30 richest African American actors’ list. Please take a look –
#1 Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry is an American actor, director and producer with a net worth of $600 million. Born on September 13, 1969, Perry has produced more than 15 films, and around 8 of his films have earned over $418 million. Some of his films, such as “Madeo Goes to Jail” earned a gross amount of $90 million, thereby, making him the richest black actor. As of June 2013, his estimated annual salary was $178 million.
#2 Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby is an American comedian, producer and television star with a net worth of $400 million. Born on July 12, 1937, Bill has won seven Grammy Awards for best comedy performances. In 1980, he launched his sitcom “The Cosby Show”, which turned out to be the most successful of all time. He also got three Emmy Awards for outstanding continued performance in a dramatic series “I Spy”.
#3 Will Smith
Will Smith is an American actor, producer and rapper, who earned his net worth of $260 million through his enumerable super hits in the Hollywood industry. Films, such as “Hancock”, “The Pursuit of Happiness”, “Men in Black II”, “Ali”, “Independence Day”, “Men in Black”, “Bad Boys II”, “Men in Black III”, and “The Karate Kid” gave a boost to his career. He also produced several films, such as I am Legend, Seven Pounds and Hitch, etc. Smith owns a luxurious mansion worth $20 million near Calabasas, California, which gives an historical view at the first sight. The actor turned rapper also flaunts his luxurious rides in cars, like Mercedes GL 450, Cadillac Escalade and Ford Mustang.