Movies have been a source of entertainment ever since they were first invented. As movies came and people watched them, people fell in love with the actors that played a role in the movie due to various factors. These top 10 most popular Hollywood actors have appeared in many movie genres which include romance, action, sci-fi and thriller.
These top 10 most popular Hollywood actors have appeared in movies that not only have been a hit but some of them even became a legend. These top 10 most popular Hollywood actors are not only selected by their astounding acting skills but also on their overall appearance.
- Matt Damon
This hero is an Oscar winner for the film Good will hunting. He was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston Massachusetts. His charismatic on-screen presence has kept people attracted to his movies even now. Basically Damon is known for its charity work he does. He is well known for acting in the Bourne Trio as well as Good Will Hunting. He makes it to the 10th most Popular Hollywood Actor in 2020.
- Mark Wahlberg
Born on June 5, 1971 in a poor working class district, Dorchester, of Boston, Massachusetts, American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to respected actor. Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (2010). Wahlberg also is a solid comedy actor, proven by his starring role in Ted (2012).
- Will Smith
Will Smith was born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 25, 1968. He is known for his work and acting in thriller films. He is best famous for acting in the Men in Black trilogy. He was nominated for 2 Oscars and has other 48 wins & 87 nominations. He received an Academy Award nomination for his work in Ali, as well as The Pursuit of Happiness, a touching dramatic portrayal of a father trying to provide for his sun. He makes it to the 8th most popular Hollywood actor in 2020.
- George Clooney
George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961 in the state of Kentucky. He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney spent most of this youth in Ohio and Kentucky. George Clooney is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, having risen to prominence when he appeared in the NBC medical drama series ER. He is best known for his main role in the movie “Gravity” and “Ocean’s Eleven”. He is also the holder of 2 Oscar awards. Having other 98 wins & 158 nominations, George Clooney takes the 7th spot in the list of the most popular Hollywood actors of 2020.
- Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1975. He is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. Bradley Cooper is the actor who is so popular and he has also produced movies. He started his career as a television actor and he worked in the popular television series like Jack and Bobby and Alias. Bradley Cooper is known for acting in several films like the “Silver Lining Playbook” as well as “The Hangover” trio. Bradley Cooper was nominated for 4 Oscars and has other 26 wins & 55 nominations.
- Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson was born on May 13, 1986, in London, England. He enjoys music and plays both the guitar and piano. When Robert was 15, he started acting in amateur plays with the Barnes Theatre Company. Robert Pattinson has captured the hearts of people around the world after appearing in the Twilight franchise, based on the best-selling books. He rose to fame when he appeared in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and has won countless awards. Even though he hasn’t been nominated for an Oscar yet, he has been very successful in his career in Hollywood.
- Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the world’s most popular actors, and makes number 4th on our list. Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio’s. DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California. He is one of the fewest actors in this world that are considered to be most successful in their acting career. Although casting in some movies in the 90’s, it was his role as Jack in the 1997 movie Titanic that catapulted him to global fame. DiCaprio has been known for his casting roles in the Inception, The Great Gatsby and Titanic as well as The Wolf of Wall Street. DiCaprio has been nominated three times for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. He has been nominated for the Oscars 5 times.
- Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise was born in July 1962 in Syracuse, New York. Cruise has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the 1981 film Endless Love. One of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood Cruise starred in several more successful films in the 1980s, including many dramas. Tom Cruise is known around the world for his roles in the Mission Impossible movie franchise. He seals the 3rd spot in his name in the list of the most popular Hollywood actors in 2020.
- Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt was born on December 18th, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and was raised in Springfield, Missouri. He is both an actor and a producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three Academy Award nominations in acting categories, and received two further Academy Award nominations, winning one, for productions of his film production company Plan B Entertainment. He is well known for his acting in the movies “Inglorious Basterds” as well as Fight Club and World War Z. Pitt has won 1 Oscar in his lifetime. He makes it to the 2nd in the list.
- Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp takes the 1st spot in the list of top 10 most popular Hollywood actors in the world. Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born Johnny Depp in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963. Johnny Depp is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. He came to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. This Actor-Producer is well known for his acting in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise as well as countless other movies consisting of The Lone Ranger as well as The Tourist.