While it’s not entirely uncommon for actors to take a small percentage of a film’s earnings on top of their lump sum, according to The Telegraph, Jim Carrey didn’t feel like he needed to be paid upfront at all. Instead, he knew his worth, got the job, and went home with $50 million in his pocket.
Carrey, who was typically paid $20 million per film at the time, agreed to do The Truman Show for $12 million.
Jim Carrey was paid $450,000 for his work in the film, a huge bargain for New Line since the deal was signed before Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) became a surprise hit and made The Mask a hot summertime release schedule for 1994; Carrey then signed a $7 million deal before that film starred in…
According to Thethings. com, Jim reportedly made an estimated $20 million. The film broke several records at the time and is still considered one of the best Christmas films.
He received $350,000 for the first Ace Ventura film. A year later, he would earn $15 million to appear in the sequel. Jim earned $540,000 for starring in The Mask, then $7 million for Dumb & Stupid.
Jason Statham’s total net worth is approximately $210 million.
In terms of net worth, Jim Carrey is worth an estimated $185 million. Ace Ventura became a household name around the world after the release of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective in 1994.
The first actor to break the $1 million mark was Marlon Brando (USA), who received $1.25 million (£400,500) – the equivalent of 8.8 today million dollars; £6.1m – for his starring role as Fletcher Christian in Mutiny on the Bounty (USA, 1962).
In 2022, Jim Carrey has an estimated net worth of $185 million or £148 million, according to Parade, when he announced his retirement from acting.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has amassed a net worth of approximately $45 million. Daniels is also the founder of an organization called the Purple Rose Theater Company, based in his hometown of Chelsea, Michigan.
Sandler had an estimated net worth of $420 million as of 2021 and signed another three-movie deal with Netflix worth over $350 million.
Kevin Hart’s net worth is US$215 million. Kevin Hart is an American stand-up comedian and actor.
Bradley Cooper will earn around 100 million US dollars as of 2022. He can earn $10 million a year through his movies, promotions and series like Alias, The Hangover, Wedding Crashers. American Sniper, Silver Linings Playbook and A Star Is Born. Bradley owned a property worth $1.199 million.
Johnny Depp has a net worth of 100 million dollars.
With 95 films, music videos and television projects, almost 40 years with his name as part of the zeitgeist and those cheekbones, Depp is an undeniable superstar.