Follow us on


Box Office Star Records > Worldwide > Creative Types > Worldwide Leading Kids Fiction Stars

Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Kids Fiction Stars - International Leading Kids Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Contemporary Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Science Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Fantasy Stars - Worldwide Leading Historical Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Super Hero Stars - Worldwide Leading Dramatization Stars - Worldwide Leading Factual Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Kids Fiction movies a star has had a leading role in over their lifetime.

Roles in animated movies and other voice-only roles are included in the calculations in this chart.

  1
Steve Carell photo
Steve Carell
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Minions ($1,167,245,366 in 2015), Despicable Me 3 ($1,034,557,495 in 2017), Despicable Me 2 ($975,216,835 in 2013), Despicable Me ($543,495,033 in 2010), Over the Hedge ($343,397,247 in 2006), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day ($101,379,287 in 2014)

Full Information...

  2
Eddie Murphy photo
Eddie Murphy
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 37 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Shrek 2 ($937,008,132 in 2004), Shrek the Third ($807,330,936 in 2007), Shrek Forever After ($756,244,673 in 2010), Shrek ($491,812,794 in 2001), Doctor Dolittle ($294,156,605 in 1998), The Nutty Professor ($273,814,019 in 1996), Dr. Dolittle 2 ($176,101,721 in 2001), The Haunted Mansion ($155,750,628 in 2003)

Full Information...

  3
Cameron Diaz photo
Cameron Diaz
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 25 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Shrek 2 ($937,008,132 in 2004), Shrek the Third ($807,330,936 in 2007), Shrek Forever After ($756,244,673 in 2010), Shrek ($491,812,794 in 2001)

Full Information...

Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Steve Carell $4,165,291,263 6 $694,215,211
2 Eddie Murphy $3,892,219,508 8 $486,527,439
3 Cameron Diaz $2,992,396,535 4 $748,099,134
4 Mike Myers $2,992,396,535 4 $748,099,134
5 Ben Stiller $2,482,608,018 4 $620,652,005
6 Tim Allen $2,415,695,772 6 $402,615,962
7 Denis Leary $2,373,302,942 5 $474,660,588
8 John Leguizamo $2,301,559,119 5 $460,311,824
9 Ray Romano $2,301,559,119 4 $575,389,780
10 Tom Hanks $2,256,203,965 4 $564,050,991
11 Kristen Wiig $2,009,774,330 2 $1,004,887,165
12 Ellen DeGeneres $1,959,046,746 2 $979,523,373
13 Queen Latifah $1,915,442,776 3 $638,480,925
14 Chris Rock $1,903,161,611 3 $634,387,204
15 David Schwimmer $1,903,161,611 3 $634,387,204
16 Jada Pinkett Smith $1,903,161,611 3 $634,387,204
17 Jack Black $1,815,362,461 4 $453,840,615
18 Albert Brooks $1,812,382,129 2 $906,191,065
19 Alan Tudyk $1,770,746,501 2 $885,373,251
20 Tom McGrath $1,714,252,956 3 $571,417,652
21 Antonio Banderas $1,676,776,207 4 $419,194,052
22 Josh Gad $1,627,064,508 2 $813,532,254
23 Owen Wilson $1,605,690,746 5 $321,138,149
24 Justin Long $1,453,655,552 5 $290,731,110
25 Jesse McCartney $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
26 Matthew Gray Gubler $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
27 Bill Hader $1,388,281,018 4 $347,070,255
28 Mindy Kaling $1,350,219,102 2 $675,109,551
29 Cedric the Entertainer $1,346,602,045 2 $673,301,023
30 Andy Richter $1,346,602,045 2 $673,301,023
31 Sacha Baron Cohen $1,346,602,045 2 $673,301,023
32 Will Arnett $1,330,950,284 5 $266,190,057
33 Robin Williams $1,318,995,043 4 $329,748,761
34 Billy Crystal $1,303,346,048 2 $651,673,024
35 John Goodman $1,303,346,048 2 $651,673,024
36 Andy Samberg $1,297,752,140 5 $259,550,428
37 Idina Menzel $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
38 Kristen Bell $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
39 Santino Fontana $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
40 Jonathan Groff $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
41 Sandra Bullock $1,167,245,366 1 $1,167,245,366
42 Jon Hamm $1,167,245,366 1 $1,167,245,366
43 John C. Reilly $1,130,799,261 2 $565,399,631
44 Matthew Broderick $1,077,933,707 2 $538,966,854
45 Nathan Lane $1,049,345,981 2 $524,672,991
46 Trey Parker $1,034,557,495 1 $1,034,557,495
47 Dan Whitney $1,021,806,629 2 $510,903,315
48 Jason Bateman $1,019,920,974 1 $1,019,920,974
49 Ginnifer Goodwin $1,019,920,974 1 $1,019,920,974
50 Reese Witherspoon $1,015,975,120 2 $507,987,560
51 Benjamin Bratt $1,004,423,715 2 $502,211,858
52 Jonathan Taylor Thomas $1,003,134,269 2 $501,567,135
53 Will Ferrell $999,853,006 3 $333,284,335
54 Kevin Hart $999,213,783 2 $499,606,892
55 Ernie Sabella $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
56 Jeremy Irons $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
57 Rowan Atkinson $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
58 Robert Guillaume $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
59 Amy Poehler $987,447,764 3 $329,149,255
60 Anne Hathaway $980,366,100 3 $326,788,700
61 Jesse Eisenberg $980,366,100 2 $490,183,050
62 Conrad Vernon $967,331,685 2 $483,665,843
63 Barry Humphries $940,436,171 2 $470,218,086
64 Nicolas Cage $915,497,164 3 $305,165,721
65 Jonathan Winters $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
66 Katy Perry $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
67 Samuel L. Jackson $901,623,330 3 $300,541,110
68 Steve Buscemi $901,168,780 4 $225,292,195
69 Selena Gomez $876,726,831 3 $292,242,277
70 Eric Stonestreet $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
71 Bobby Moynihan $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
72 Ellie Kemper $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
73 Hannibal Buress $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
74 Louis C.K. $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
75 Lake Bell $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
76 Dana Carvey $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
77 Jenny Slate $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
78 Lewis Black $874,538,127 2 $437,269,064
79 Adam Sandler $872,864,412 4 $218,216,103
80 Ryan Reynolds $859,965,003 3 $286,655,001
81 Phyllis Smith $853,707,581 1 $853,707,581
82 David Spade $849,257,210 2 $424,628,605
83 Kevin James $849,257,210 2 $424,628,605
84 Jack McBrayer $806,939,350 3 $268,979,783
85 Alec Baldwin $799,218,236 2 $399,609,118
86 Henry Thomas $792,965,326 1 $792,965,326
87 Jim Carrey $747,721,879 3 $249,240,626
88 Frances McDormand $746,921,271 2 $373,460,636
89 Gael Garcia Bernal $730,031,066 1 $730,031,066
90 Anthony Gonzalez $730,031,066 1 $730,031,066
91 Michael J. Fox $725,406,991 7 $103,629,570
92 Johnny Depp $721,550,084 2 $360,775,042
93 Keegan-Michael Key $706,794,298 3 $235,598,099
94 Tracy Morgan $661,406,679 3 $220,468,893
95 Emma Thompson $652,406,397 2 $326,203,199
96 Zachary Levi $648,417,859 2 $324,208,930
97 Dwayne Johnson $639,537,208 1 $639,537,208
98 Auli'i Cravalho $639,537,208 1 $639,537,208
99 Matthew McConaughey $634,287,740 1 $634,287,740
100 Tori Kelly $634,287,740 1 $634,287,740

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Steve Carell: By Eva RinaldiUploaded by MyCanon (Steve Carell) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Eddie Murphy: By David Shankbone (flickr) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Cameron Diaz: Caroline Renouard [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

ProductionNext