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Nicholson Leads List With US$390 Million Fortune, 2014 Oscar Nominee Bullock Ranks Tenth

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Jack Nicholson tops Wealth-X's Oscar-Winning Actors Rich List with an estimated net worth of US$390 million. The 76-year-old three-time Oscar winner won his first Academy Award in 1976 for "One Flew The Cuckoos Nest", and claimed two more trophies in 1984 for "Terms of Endearment" and in 1998 for "As Good As It Gets".

Sandra Bullock – the only Academy Award winner on the list with a 2014 nomination – is also the youngest actor on the list at 49 years old. She is estimated to be worth US$150 million. Bullock, who is nominated this year for her performance as a lost-in-space astronaut in the Alfonso Cuaron sci-fi thriller "Gravity", won her first Oscar in 2010 for "The Blind Side".

The combined net worth of the 10 Oscar winners on the list is US$2.5 billion.

Wealth-X President David S. Friedman commented: "Creating substantial wealth through entertainment takes incredible perseverance, skill and longevity which all these individuals possess."  

Below are the top five wealthiest Oscar winners:




Net Worth

(in US$ million)

Oscar Category



Jack Nicholson



1998: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1984: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1976: Best Actor in a Leading Role

As Good As It Gets

Terms of Endearment


One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest


Tom Hanks



1995: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1994: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Forrest Gump




Robert De Niro



1981: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1975: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Raging Bull


The Godfather: Part II



Barbara Streisand



1969: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Funny Girl


Sean Connery



1988: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The Untouchables

The 86th Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will be held on 2 March, 2014.

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