Marvel’s Infinity War movie is coming to theaters on May 4. Critics expect it to bring in at least $225 million at the box office on opening weekend. The movie is expected to be a major hit, largely due to some of the powerhouse actors that are playing in it, such as Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel.
Who is playing in Infinity War? What are their net worths? Let’s take a look.
1. Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. may not be a billionaire playboy like his character, Tony Stark (Ironman). However, his net worth is impressive nonetheless. He is estimated to have $180 million. He isn’t the richest actor in Hollywood yet, but he could top the list if his streak continues. He still has a long way to go to surpass Jerry Seinfeld, who is worth around 800 million.
2. Josh Brolin
Josh Brolin will be playing Thanos. Brolin launched his acting career at 17 when he played Brand Walsh in The Goonies. His career has gone strong for over 30 years since then. His roles in Sin City, Men in Black 3, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and the other Avenger movies have earned him a handsome net worth of $50 million.
3. Scarlett Johansson
Fanboys around the world will be pleased to hear that Scarlett Johansson is playing Natasha Romanoff in Infinity War. The 33-year-old has been named one of the top leading ladies in Hollywood and one of the prettiest actresses in the world. She has already accumulated a net worth of $100 million. Her net worth is partially due to her unparalleled talent, but is also driven by her decision to start acting at an early age. Johansson made her big debut at the age of nine in the movie “North”, which she played with Elijah Wood.
4. Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel will once again be the voice of Groot. After he did the iconic voice in the Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, it is clear audiences wouldn’t settle for anyone else.
Vin Diesel is one of the biggest and baddest action stars of the 21st Century. He is best known for his classic role of Domanyc Torreto in The Fast and Furious movies. He also played in The Chronicles of Riddick, The Pacifier, A Man Apart and Fast Five.
Unlike some of the up and coming artists on this list, his role is this film will just be a footnote on his stellar resume as a seasoned actor. However, the 50-year old actor probably won’t be getting too many more action roles in the future, so being Groot could be a way to keep his career going. After all, James Earl Jones still manages to do the voice of Darth Vader at 87.
Vin Diesel is one of the richest actors in Hollywood, with a net worth of over $180 million. He earned over $35 million in 2015 alone for his roles in the Furious movies and The Last Witch Hunter.
5. Bradley Cooper
Rocket Racoon is everyone’s favorite character from Guardians of the Galaxy. The voice will once again be played by the legendary Bradley Cooper.
With a 20-year career as a powerhouse actor, Cooper shouldn’t need an introduction. He has captivated audiences in countless films from Yes Man to Wedding Crashers. He has a net worth of $100 million.
6. Chris Hemsworth
Were you really wondering who plays Thor in the new Avengers movie? That illustrious role obviously goes to Chris Hemsworth. Hemsworth is a talented actor that has already amassed a fortune of $60 million at the tender age of 34. Hemsworth has played Thor in over half a dozen other Avenger movies. He is quickly becoming the icon for the classic Marvel character that has been around for over 20 years before he was born.
Hemsworth launched his career playing in a number of TV series, including Marshal Law, the Saddle Club and Home and Away. Some people attribute his big break to his role as Kirk in the 2009 Star Trek movie. However, Hemsworth’s masterful role as Thor is what put him on the map.
7. Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd has an acting career that is still going strong at 48. He will be returning for his role as Scott Lang, otherwise known as Ant Man.
Rudd has a net worth of $15 million. He has played a variety of big movies, including Knocked Up, Anchorman and This is 40. His biggest role was probably either as Josh in Clueless or the adult Tommy Doyle in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.
8. Dave Bautista
Dave Bautista, the 49-year old actor and MMA champion that played in Bushwick and Riddick has taken the role of Drax. Bautista has career going back a couple of decades, although he is most famous for his role in WWE. His net worth is estimated at $13 million.
9. Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing the role of Dr. Stephen Strange. This 41-year old actor has a net worth of $17 million.
Cumberbatch’s parents were both actors, which explains his own choice to go into cinema. He played his first acting role in 2002, as Jeremy in Fields of Gold. Cumberbatch is probably best known for his roles in Zoolander 2, MI-5 and Hawking. However, his appearance in Infinity War is likely to be the biggest of his career.
10. Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman plays the Black Panther in the new Avengers movie. With a net worth of $5 million, Boseman certainly isn’t one of the wealthiest actors in Hollywood. However, he has clearly proven himself to be a steadfast actor. He has made appearances in Marshall, Message from the King, Gods of Egypt and Captain America: Civil War.
11. Letitia Wright
The 24-year-old Letitia Wright is the youngest cast member of Infinity War. So, it is certainly impressive that she has earned an estimated net worth of $700,000. Wright began her career in 2011 with the role of Ellie Maynard in Holby City. She is a promising young actress, but her only two big roles so far have been in Doctor Who and Glasgow Girls. Wright’s role in Infinity War is by far her biggest yet. If she pulls it off well, she will probably accelerate her career trajectory and gain access to even bigger roles in the future.
12. Tessa Thompson
The 34-year-old Tessa Thompson may be returning to her role as Valkyrie. However, this has yet to be confirmed by Marvel. Thomson only has a net worth of $4 million. She was a bit of a late bloomer as an actress. Thompson began her career in 2005 with a guest appearance in the crime drama series Cold Case and a couple of episodes in Grey’s Anatomy the following year. However, she didn’t land a big role for nearly a decade until she played Bianca in Creed.
Thomson finally left a footprint in Hollywood with her role as Monaca in J-Z: Moonlight and Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok. Her role as Valkyrie may be the push she needs to land bigger roles and boost her net worth.
13. Elizabeth Olsen
Elizabeth Olsen is the 29-year-old sister of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. She is going to play Wanda Maximoff in Infinity War. Elizabeth never became as successful as her two older sisters, but she is a promising young actress nonetheless. Her net worth is currently only $1.5 million, but she could start climbing the ladder in Hollywood if fans are impressed with her role as Wanda in the upcoming Avengers movie.
Elizabeth appeared to be following in her sisters’ footsteps when she made a very brief appearance in their TV Movie How the West was Fun in 1994. However, she didn’t play another role for nearly 20 years. She has made minor appearances in most movies of the films she played, but Infinity War could be her big break.
14. Danai Gurira
Danai Gurira is the 40-year-old Zimbabwean-American actress that plays Okoye. She hasn’t played in many movies, so her net worth is lower than some other actresses at $4 million. However, she is a seasoned actress that has played in The Walking Dead for seven seasons. Prior to her role as Michonne, she was Jill in the TV series Treme from 2010 to 2011.
Gurira also played Okoye in the recent Black Panther movie. Her character has been well received by Marvel fans, so she may land more roles in future Avenger movies. This could boost her net worth considerably.
15. Karen Gillan
At 30 years old, Karen Gillan is another promising young actress that will be playing in Infinity War. She will be holding the role of Nebula, which she took in Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2.
Karen was another late bloomer in Hollywood. She made irregular appearances in a variety of TV shows from 2006 to 2012, including the Kevin Bishop Show, Harley Street and Rebus. However, she didn’t land her first big role until she played nebula in the first Guardians of the Galaxy film when she was 26.
Despite being fairly new to the scenes of Hollywood, Karen still has a decent net worth of $2 million. That should grow if she plays more roles as Nebula in future Avenger movies.
16. Tom Holland
At 21 years old, Tom Holland is one of the youngest cast members in Infinity War. He did an exceptional job playing Peter Parker (Spiderman) twice already, so nobody was surprised when Marvel invited him back for the role in Infinity War. Holland is already making a big splash in Hollywood, even though his career is just getting started. His net worth is estimated to be $2.1 million. At this rate, it wouldn’t be a surprise if he was worth $50 million by his 30th birthday.
17. Linda Cardelli
Linda Cardelli is the 42-year-old actress playing Laura Barton. Cardelli began her acting career in her early 20s, but has mostly played supporting roles and made guest appearances in TV shows. However, she still has a decent net worth of $3 million.
18. Sebastian Stan
Sebastian Stan is the 35-year-old Romanian actor that plays Bucky Barnes. Stan has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
19. Pom Klementieff
Pom Klementieff is a 41-year-old actress that may finally be ready to put herself on Hollywood’s A-list. She began her acting career in her early 20s, but mostly played in small movies and cable television shows. Other than playing in Hacker’s Game in 2015 and the last Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Pom hasn’t had the chance to play in many big movies. Her role as Mantis in Infinity War is the biggest part she has played so far.
Pom’s net worth is estimated to be about $500,000 and she is bringing in about $250,000 a year. This could change if her role in Infinity War leads to more parts.
20. Winston Duke
Winston Duke is a 31-year-old African-American actor that started his career late in life. The first role of his career was as a guest star in an episode of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit in 2014 at the age of 27.
All of Winston’s other roles since have been irregular appearances in other television series, such as Person of Interest. Infinity War is his first major movie part.
Despite Winston’s brief tenure as an actor, his net worth is still estimated at $800,000.
21. Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston is the 37-year-old actor that will be playing Loki. Tom has played Loki in previous Avengers and Thor movies, so it is only fitting that he returns for the part.
Tom began his acting career at 21 with a small part in the movie The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. His role as Loki has been the highlight of his career.
Tom’s net worth is currently $15 million.
22. Chris Evans
Chris Evans will be returning as Captain America and his secret identity Steve Rogers. The 36-year-old actor has a net worth of around $76 million. Prior to becoming Captain America for the Marvel movies, Evans played a variety of other roles.
What can we expect from Evans’s role in Infinity War? Co-director Joe Russo has shared some tidbits that could leave audiences guessing:
“Obviously you can’t deal with a character called Captain America without dealing with the thematics behind that, so we wanted a relevancy to it and we wanted to put him in a position where he was questioning the chain of command. You’ll see in these Avengers films, he’s on a very specific journey as a character. Some people have suspected that he may be Nomad heading into Avengers 3 and I wouldn’t say that he is exactly Nomad, but he is the spirit of that character.”
This quote indicates that his role may change in future Avengers films.
23. Angela Bassett
At the ripe age of 59, Angela Bassett is the oldest character in Infinity War. However, she remains an esteemed actress nonetheless. Angela will assume the role of Ramonda.
She has a net worth of $28 million, which makes her one of the wealthiest African American actresses in Hollywood. Her wealth was built over the course of a 43-year career, which she began in 1975 when she played in the 70s TV series, Ryan’s Hope. She took a 10 year acting hiatus before playing Salina McCulla in Search for Tomorrow and making a few guest appearances in the Cosby Show. She played in a variety of movies over the 80s and 90s, including Malcolm X, Panther and Strange Days.
24. Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt is a 38 year old actor that launched his career with an appearance in The Huntress as Nick Owen back in 2001. He will be returning as Peter Quill (A.K.A “Star-Lord”) in Infinity War. Pratt only played in one episode, but went on to play in countless other TV series and movies. His biggest roles have been in Bride Wars, Guardians of the Galaxy, Passengers, The Lego Movie and Jurassic World.
Pratt has a net worth of $40 million. He reportedly received $12 million upfront for her his role as Jim Preston in the Passengers.
25. Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana is the 39-year old actress that will be playing Gamora. The New Jersey native has a net worth of around $20 million.
Zoe started her career at 20 with the role of Belinca in Law and Order. Her character only appeared in two episodes, but it opened the door for a number of other future parts. She went on to play in a number of movies, including Blackout, Crossroads, Dirty Deeds, Losers, Guardians of the Galaxy and Avatar. Her role as Neytiri in Avatar made her career. She is expected to play in the next four Avatar films, two of which are currently filming.