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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Universal Stars - International Leading Universal Stars - Worldwide Leading Warner Bros. Stars - Worldwide Leading Walt Disney Stars - Worldwide Leading Sony Pictures Stars - Worldwide Leading 20th Century Fox Stars - Worldwide Leading Paramount Pictures Stars - Worldwide Leading Lionsgate Stars - Worldwide Leading MGM Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Universal 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.

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,516,748,684 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,236,365,720 in 2017), Fast and Furious 6 ($789,300,444 in 2013), Fast Five ($629,969,804 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($363,064,265 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($206,512,310 in 2001), Riddick ($94,763,758 in 2013)

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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 ($1,032,171,391 in 2017), Despicable Me 2 ($975,216,835 in 2013), Despicable Me ($543,495,033 in 2010), The 40 Year-old Virgin ($177,344,230 in 2005), Evan Almighty ($174,131,329 in 2007)

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Paul Walker
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,516,748,684 in 2015), Fast and Furious 6 ($789,300,444 in 2013), Fast Five ($629,969,804 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($363,064,265 in 2009), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($236,410,607 in 2003), The Fast and the Furious ($206,512,310 in 2001)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Vin Diesel $4,836,724,985 7 $690,960,712
2 Steve Carell $4,069,604,184 6 $678,267,364
3 Paul Walker $3,742,006,114 6 $623,667,686
4 Dwayne Johnson $3,392,011,227 8 $424,001,403
5 Kristen Wiig $2,296,915,256 3 $765,638,419
6 Michelle Rodriguez $2,232,178,474 3 $744,059,491
7 Matt Damon $2,020,216,458 8 $252,527,057
8 Charlize Theron $1,889,315,325 4 $472,328,831
9 Chris Pratt $1,671,640,593 2 $835,820,297
10 Robert De Niro $1,627,766,864 9 $180,862,985
11 Russell Crowe $1,565,936,840 7 $223,705,263
12 Ben Stiller $1,534,652,406 7 $219,236,058
13 Seth MacFarlane $1,494,105,512 4 $373,526,378
14 Meryl Streep $1,480,263,027 9 $164,473,670
15 Tyrese Gibson $1,472,776,327 2 $736,388,164
16 Jim Carrey $1,399,411,762 6 $233,235,294
17 Jordana Brewster $1,358,877,019 3 $452,959,006
18 Jason Statham $1,308,882,539 2 $654,441,270
19 Liam Neeson $1,278,743,648 7 $182,677,664
20 Brendan Fraser $1,257,186,108 3 $419,062,036
21 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $1,236,365,720 1 $1,236,365,720
22 Nathalie Emmanuel $1,236,365,720 1 $1,236,365,720
23 Scarlett Johansson $1,205,205,460 4 $301,301,365
24 Kevin Hart $1,178,104,918 4 $294,526,230
25 Sandra Bullock $1,167,245,366 1 $1,167,245,366
26 Jon Hamm $1,167,245,366 1 $1,167,245,366
27 Ellie Kemper $1,165,479,789 2 $582,739,895
28 Blythe Danner $1,157,643,189 3 $385,881,063
29 Teri Polo $1,157,643,189 3 $385,881,063
30 Mark Wahlberg $1,153,743,717 5 $230,748,743
31 Amanda Seyfried $1,144,696,486 3 $381,565,495
32 Michael J. Fox $1,134,534,395 8 $141,816,799
33 Colin Firth $1,067,251,359 3 $355,750,453
34 Denzel Washington $1,062,291,026 8 $132,786,378
35 Dominic Cooper $1,048,874,532 2 $524,437,266
36 Trey Parker $1,032,171,391 1 $1,032,171,391
37 Tom Cruise $985,202,841 6 $164,200,474
38 Dakota Johnson $951,979,644 3 $317,326,548
39 Jamie Dornan $951,979,644 3 $317,326,548
40 Rachel Weisz $948,685,915 4 $237,171,479
41 Julia Roberts $883,574,941 5 $176,714,988
42 Jenny Slate $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
43 Dana Carvey $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
44 Louis C.K. $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
45 Bobby Moynihan $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
46 Eric Stonestreet $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
47 Hannibal Buress $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
48 Lake Bell $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
49 Albert Brooks $875,952,759 1 $875,952,759
50 Arnold Schwarzenegger $844,572,415 6 $140,762,069
51 Dustin Hoffman $827,218,149 2 $413,609,075
52 Barbra Streisand $827,218,149 2 $413,609,075
53 Henry Thomas $792,965,326 1 $792,965,326
54 Zac Efron $779,157,786 4 $194,789,447
55 Seth Rogen $772,011,312 5 $154,402,262
56 Eddie Murphy $762,766,266 5 $152,553,253
57 Hugh Jackman $742,319,598 2 $371,159,799
58 Robert Redford $714,031,815 7 $102,004,545
59 Chris Hemsworth $706,765,766 5 $141,353,153
60 Matthew McConaughey $700,098,808 3 $233,366,269
61 Richard Dreyfuss $694,843,630 4 $173,710,908
62 Roy Scheider $679,600,376 2 $339,800,188
63 Rose Byrne $669,229,979 3 $223,076,660
64 Emily Blunt $666,666,734 5 $133,333,347
65 Reese Witherspoon $654,982,363 2 $327,491,182
66 Alyson Hannigan $649,724,326 3 $216,574,775
67 Rowan Atkinson $647,467,917 3 $215,822,639
68 Tom Hanks $645,330,803 6 $107,555,134
69 Tori Kelly $634,287,740 1 $634,287,740
70 John C. Reilly $634,287,740 1 $634,287,740
71 Taron Egerton $634,287,740 1 $634,287,740
72 James McAvoy $620,721,038 2 $310,360,519
73 Stellan Skarsgård $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
74 Christine Baranski $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
75 Pierce Brosnan $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
76 Julie Walters $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
77 Hugh Grant $611,675,141 2 $305,837,571
78 Sacha Baron Cohen $580,877,579 2 $290,438,790
79 Christopher Lloyd $576,088,654 2 $288,044,327
80 Andy Serkis $550,517,357 1 $550,517,357
81 Melissa McCarthy $543,541,003 3 $181,180,334
82 Dana Gaier $543,495,033 1 $543,495,033
83 Elsie Fisher $543,495,033 1 $543,495,033
84 Miranda Cosgrove $543,495,033 1 $543,495,033
85 Bruce Willis $537,304,412 5 $107,460,882
86 Renée Zellweger $535,506,942 4 $133,876,736
87 Alicia Vikander $526,820,324 2 $263,410,162
88 Elizabeth Banks $504,394,352 4 $126,098,588
89 Vince Vaughn $494,303,490 5 $98,860,698
90 Steve Martin $489,785,993 8 $61,223,249
91 Rick Moranis $484,797,830 2 $242,398,915
92 Jason Bateman $480,910,565 4 $120,227,641
93 Ryan Reynolds $476,335,270 5 $95,267,054
94 Edward Norton $472,029,279 2 $236,014,640
95 Robert Shaw $470,700,000 1 $470,700,000
96 Eric Bana $448,448,511 3 $149,482,837
97 Anne Hathaway $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
98 Helena Bonham Carter $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
99 Owen Wilson $441,052,584 2 $220,526,292
100 Oded Fehr $435,040,395 1 $435,040,395

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Vin Diesel: Andre Luis [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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

Paul Walker: By m anima from San Jose, USA (Cropped from this image.) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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