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Bodybuilding Legend Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Net Worth Overshadows Will Smith’s; Despite $100 Million Earnings From Men in Black

Published 05/19/2022, 9:15 AM EDT

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Becoming a movie star was a dream of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Because of his passion and commitment to his dream, the actor did achieve this feat. He became one of the finest stars in Hollywood after his bodybuilding career. He acted in some of the greatest movies ever made in the USA, proving his worth in the cinema industry. As a result, Schwarzenegger received millions and now has a handsome net worth. Thus, compared to other stars like Will Smith, Tom Hanks, and Brad Pitt, Arnold holds a significant advantage over the rest of the actors.

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He was the highest-paid actor at a time and was instrumental to the success of the films. Movies like the Terminator, True Lies, and Commando were colossal box-office hits. Hence, compared to other celebrities, where is Arnold’s net worth rank compared to other stars?


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The Net worth of Arnold Schwarzenegger

The sensational Arnold Schwarzenegger has a net worth of $450 million. He earned notable paychecks in various blockbuster hits of the century. Significantly, he earned $2 million for Commando,  $3.5 million for “Predator”, $11 million for “Total Recall”, and $12 million for both “Kindergarten Cop” and “The Terminator 2”.

For Terminator, he received $21,429 per spoken word. On the other hand, he made sensible investments in the real estate market, which helped him to increase his net worth. In the movie named, “Twins” with Danny DeVito, Arnold received 40% of the box-office returns and earned around $35-40 million from the movie’s run in cinemas.


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All of this helped him to reach heights that none can imagine. He was a superstar in every sense and was not only a famous actor in the United States but a superstar across the globe. Compared to Will Smith and others, Schwarzenegger has a higher net worth than some of the most talented actors in the industry.

Arnold’s Net Worth compared to Will Smith, Tom Hanks, and Brad Pitt


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Apart from Arnold, Actors Will Smith, Tom Hanks, and Brad Pitt are well-known megastar actors. Their finest roles are unforgettable and are loved by many people. Hanks’ success in movies helped him earn a net worth of $400 million. The total world gross box office received is $9.7 billion. He is one of the finest actors of our generation. Meanwhile, the enigmatic Brad Pitt has a net worth of $300 million. Consistently earning more than $20 million in paychecks.

Last but not the least, we have Will Smith. Smith recently won his first Academy Award for “King Richard” and has done a remarkable number of moving films. He has a net worth of $350 million and had major blockbusters in Hollywood. The movie “Aladin” grossed $1,046,649,706 worldwide, which is truly staggering. In “Men in Black 3”, Smith earned over $100 million for performance-based pay.


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But, none of them can reach Schwarzenegger in terms of income. He is an astute investor and terrific actor that helped him fetch millions in his career.

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Jacob Gijy


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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Post Graduation in Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the power forward, the respect he deserves.
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