Being an A-lister really pays off! To gear up for the Academy Awards, check out the net worths of each of the 2014 Oscar nominees up for the major acting awards.
American Hustle star Christian Bale isn't just a wonderfully talented actor. He can also bring in the big bucks at the box office, thanks to his Batman movies. With salaries around $10 million per picture, his net worth is around $80 million.
Nebraska star Bruce Dern has had a long, steady career of parts in film and TV. His net worth is around $10 million.
Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the biggest stars on the planet, and has been so for almost twenty years now. All those enormous blockbusters pay off! He made $39 million in 2013 alone from The Great Gatsby and The Wolf of Wall Street, and his current net worth is around $200 million.
He may be a new face to you, but 12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor has been appearing in critically acclaimed films for years. He has a net worth around $7 million.
Dallas Buyers Club star Matthew McConaughey is golden at the box office, with a constant stream of successful rom-coms interrupted occasionally by awards-season fare. He has a net worth of $70 million.
Can you believe American Hustle star Amy Adams has been nominated for five Oscars by now? All that critical acclaim has helped her earn a net worth around $30 million.
Blue Jasmine star Cate Blanchett doesn't just rake in huge movie salaries—she also just signed a $10 million contract to be a spokesperson for Armani. She's worth around $48 million.
Gravity star Sandra Bullock consistently makes hugely successful movies. The Heat and Gravity earned her over $20 million in 2013, but that wasn't all: Sandy built it into her contract that she would be paid 15% of the Gravity profit. Hello, $70 million pay day! She has a net worth of $150 million.
Philomena star Judi Dench is one of the most beloved living actors on Earth, becoming a "lady" over forty years ago and a dame around twenty-five years ago. She's earned a net worth of $35 million.
Meryl Streep is the gold standard for a reason. She's been nominated for eighteen Academy Awards, including this year's for August: Osage County. She's got a net worth of $60 million.
Captain Phillips star Barkhad Abdi fled war-torn Somalia when he was just 7, and famously worked as a limo driver before being cast in his Oscar-nominated turn. As he's a newcomer, his estimated net worth is still under $100,000—for now@
Bradley Cooper became one of the biggest stars in the world over night after his hilarious turn in The Hangover in 2009. Now, the American Hustle star is a guaranteed box-office draw, earning $28 million in 2013. His net worth is around $35 million.
12 Years a Slave star Michael Fassbender has spent the last few years making incredibly buzzy awards-season movies. He has a net worth around $25 million.
Jonah Hill famously accepted a paltry $60,000 salary for his Oscar-nominated role in The Wolf of Wall Street, but he's got around $20 million to fall back on.
Jared Leto is the fave for an Oscar this year for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, but he doesn't just earn money as an actor. His band, Thirty Seconds to Mars, tours constantly. Add it up, and he's got a net worth around $35 million.
British actress Sally Hawkins has consistently made a few movies every year, often to critical acclaim. The Blue Jasmine star has a net worth around $2 million.
The girl on fire! American Hustle star Jennifer Lawrence could win two Oscars in two years, but her biggest paychecks don't always come from her awards-show darlings. She made $26 million in 2013 in part also to her role in the smash Hunger Games: Catching Fire. In 2014, she's already signed a $15 million contract with Dior. Her net worth is set to skyrocket, but for now it's $35 million.
Lupita Nyong'o broke out in 12 Years a Slave, which she filmed after graduating from the Yale School of Drama. While she doesn't have many credits to her name yet, she now has a contract with Miu Miu. Her net worth is under $2 million.
June Squibb is a star of TV, film, and theater. The Nebraska star is an Oscar nominee for the first time at age 84, and has a net worth under $2 million.
Julia Roberts is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, and as such she has one of the biggest net worths. Combine her giant salaries with her many endorsements (like her contract with Lancome), and the August: Osage County star has a net worth of $150 million.