Let us look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Voice Actors in The World in 2016 and 2017. Watching cartoons is a real fun and it also gives us nostalgic memories of our childhood when we used to watch cartoons regularly. It is evident that now also tend to watch cartoons whenever we get time. Most of the characters shown in the cartoon shows are loved by us. But had we ever thought of the vice behind the characters? I guess very less numbers of people are aware of the voice actors behind the characters.
Different voice artists are the one who gave their explicit voice to make those characters pleasant and acceptable. It is also important to mention that without the efforts of these voice actors watching cartoon would not be fun. It is also true that there are some great voice actors who are earning huge amount, even some of them are tycoon. Again it is worth mentioning that all the voice actors are doing commendable job and the efforts given by then is highly appreciable.
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- 10. Yeardley Smith (Net earnings $55 million)
- 9. Dan Castellaneta (Net earnings $60 million)
- 8. Nancy Cartwright ($60 million)
- 7. Harry Shearer (Net earnings $70 million)
- 6. Hank Azaria ($70 million)
- 5. Mike Judge ($75 million)
- 4. Seth Macfarlane ($100 million)
- 3. Matt Stone ($300 million)
- 2. Trey Parker ($300 million)
- 1. Matt Groening (Net earnings $500 million)
In this post the readers will get to know about world’s top 10 richest voice actors in 2016-2017.
10. Yeardley Smith (Net earnings $55 million)
Yeardley Smith is one of the most famous French-American richest Voice actors who have created her presence with great performance as Lisa Simpson. In 1984 she also had given her performance in “The Real Thing”. Then just in the next consecutive year i.e., in 1985 she showed her performance in the film “Heaven Help us”. In this way she battled in this industry and marked her presence in cartoon industry.
9. Dan Castellaneta (Net earnings $60 million)
Dan Castellaneta is the one who is well known for his exceptional performance as Homer Simpson. He is also renowned for his extra ordinary delivery of voice to different cartoon characters like “Barney Gumble”, “Abraham Grampa Simpson”, etc.
8. Nancy Cartwright ($60 million)
Nancy Cartwright is one of the most successful and famous woman voice artist and also richest voice artists in the world. This American Richest Voice Actors was highly noted for her performance as Bart Simpson. Along with that she also gave her marvelous voice to the characters like Todd Flanders, Ralph Wiggum, Nelson Muntx and many more. Talking about her professional career then one must mention about her performance for the character of Gloria of Richie Rich.
7. Harry Shearer (Net earnings $70 million)
This personality is renowned for his great performance in the Simpsons. Shearer started his career as a kid craftsman in The Jack Benny Program. Apart from that his performance in his show Saturday Night Live was highly appreciated by most of the viewers. Since then he is one of the richest voice actors in the world, 2016.
6. Hank Azaria ($70 million)
Hank Azaria highly appreciated by his performance in one of the greatest TV arrangement “The Simpson” which makes him concrete his place on 6th position among world’s top 10 richest voice actors. Azaria is also well known for his great performance in movies like “Mystery Men”, “Godzilla”, “Birdcag”, and many more.
5. Mike Judge ($75 million)
Mike Judge is one of the most popular and powerful name in the cartoon industry and he is also well-known as the creator of TV arrangement Butt-Head and Beavis. Apart from that he is also well-known for his great performance in many other projects. His total earning of $75 million gives him the 5th place in the list of top 10 richest voice actors across the world in 2016.
4. Seth Macfarlane ($100 million)
Seth Macfarlane is a famous illustrator and movie series producer and was born in the year 1973 in the United States of America. He is the one, behind the popularity of famous TV series “Family Guy”. Seth has also taken special training in the field of Animation from Rhode Island school of Design. He stands in the 4th position in the list of world’s top 10 richest voice actors.
3. Matt Stone ($300 million)
Hardly known by the original name, Mathew Stone is popular with the name of Matt Stone in the industry. Stone is said to be one of the great voice recorder, illustrator and richest voice actors. He is also remembers for making “The South Park” mutually with Trey Parker. Work done by both of them was highly commendable by most of the viewers and Matt Stone has been an inspiration to many youngsters coming in this field.
2. Trey Parker ($300 million)
Trey Parker was born in 1969 in the United States of America. Later on he became a great illustrator, outstanding screenwriter and of course one of the best voice actors which gave him the 2nd position amongst world’s top 10 richest voice actors. He is also the co –creator of South Park. He started his journey in this filed in 1992 with “The Cannibal”. He also worked on a project with Matt Stone known as “The Book of Mormon”.
1. Matt Groening (Net earnings $500 million)
On the top of the list of world’s top 10 richest voice actors is none other than Matt Groening. This successful personality was born In Portland, USA in the year 1954. His most incredible creation is known as “Life in Hell” along with the most popular TV series arrangement “The Simpsons”. Groening started his career as a professional voice artist in 1989 and till now he is doing outstanding job.
They were the top 10 richest voice actors in the world and it is also worth mentioning that without their immense contribution it would not be possible to make the cartoon industry so popular and successful. Hope to see some more great work from them in the future.