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Hollywood actors who're totally worth the millions they're paid

December 26, 2013 17:01 IST

Hollywood actors who're totally worth the millions they're paid

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Keeping up with its series of annual lists of star achievers, Forbes's latest is of Hollywood stars who are the best actors for the buck.

They may charge insane remunerations for their acting projects but their films turn into massive hits, bringing in huge profits for the studios and everybody else involved.

Here's a look at the top 10 in this year's list of Hollywood's Best Actors For The Buck!

1. Emma Stone

The Amazing Spiderman actress tops the list with returns of $80.70 for every buck paid.

Largely owing to her relatively modest paycheck, this boost will help her charge more for her future projects.

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Image: Emma Stone
Photographs: Neil Hall/Reuters

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2. Mila Kunis

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Ted star Mila Kunis takes up the second spot with $68.70 for every dollar paid.

She reportedly didn't make as much money as her costars in the Mark Wahlberg-starrer hit, which helped her earn the coveted spot.


Image: Mila Kunis
Photographs: Jon Blacker/Reuters

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3. Jenifer Lawrence

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Internet sweetheart and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence returns $68.60 for every dollar paid.

The actress reportedly got paid under a million for her first Hunger Games movie but needless to say, her salary has since increased significantly.


Image: Jenifer Lawrence
Photographs: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

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4. Natalie Portman

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The Black Swan actress returns $31.30 for every buck paid to her.

The actress benefited tremendously from the success of the latest Thor film as well.


Image: Natalie Portman
Photographs: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

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5. Dwayne Johnson

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Fast and the Furious star Dwayne Johnson is at number five with returns of $31.10 on every dollar paid to him.

The former WWE champion will be next seen in Hercules.


Image: Dwayne Johnson
Photographs: Gus Ruelas/Reuters

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6. Daniel Craig

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Bond star Daniel Craig $25.60 for every dollar paid for his acting job.

The last Bond film he starred in -- Skyfall -- fetched $1 billion worldwide.


Image: Daniel Craig
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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7. Russell Crowe

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Australian actor Russell Crowe has become one of the best bets for casting jobs, thanks to his relatively smaller asking price.

He returns $25.60 for every dollar that's paid to him.


Image: Russell Crowe
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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8. Kristen Stewart

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The Twilight Saga star Kristen Stewart returns $25 to every dollar paid, thanks to the immense worldwide success to the vampire movies she starred in.

She figures at number eight.


Image: Kristen Stewart
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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9. Robert Pattinson

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Edward Cullen to Stewart's Bella Swan in the Twilight films, British hunk Robert Pattinson follows her on the list with returns of $23.50 for each dollar he gets paid.

 


Image: Robert Pattinson
Photographs: Jason Redmond/Reuters

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10. Taylor Lautner

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Stewart and Pattinson's Twilight costar Taylor Lautner rounds off the top 10 with $21.40 for every dollar paid.


Image: Taylor Lautner
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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