The essential Tom Cruise is not only the most gifted actor of his time. It is also one of the highest paid actors in the world! Indeed, thanks to his role as Pete Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverickthe 59-year-old actor has just pocketed the sum of $13 million, and that’s just the beginning! According to the American media variety Tom Cruise would also have obtained 10 to 20% of net revenue from the theatrical race. And the movie Top Gun: Maverick is about to hit $1 billion at the global box office!
A fabulous salary for Tom Cruise thanks to Top Gun
Clearly, Tom Cruise will touch between 100 and 200 million dollars and this, thanks to this series of Top Gun ! A record. The actor thus exceeds Keanu Reeves who had been paid 156 million dollars in 2003 to shoot Matrix 2 and 3.
According to the website Celebrity Net Worth , Tom Cruise’s net worth stands at $600 million and the actor earns an average salary of $50 million per year. As a reminder, the film Mission Impossible – Fallout released in 2018 grossed $800 million worldwide. There is no denying, Tom Cruise is an actor who really rolls on gold!
However, the success of Top Gun: Maverick, Tom Cruise owes it above all to the spectators. He made a point of making it known during a trip to Spain for the promotion of the film: “I came here just to thank you for everything. I know what it means to do what you do. Thank you for allowing me to have the career that I have. Thank you for your help on Top Gun. No just my movies, all the movies. I want everyone to win. I see a great future for all of us.”
Two new Impossible mission planned for 2023 and 2024
And the success for Hayley Atwell’s ex surely doesn’t stop there because he will be starring in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One which is scheduled for release in 2023 and also Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Two scheduled for release in 2024. Two new masterpieces that will be added to Tom Cruise’s dream filmography. How far will he go?