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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 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,518,722,794 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,237,466,026 in 2017), Fast and Furious 6 ($789,300,444 in 2013), Fast Five ($630,163,454 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), Fast and Furious 10 ($0 in 2021)

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Steve Carell
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 20 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Minions ($1,167,245,366 in 2015), Despicable Me 3 ($1,034,530,156 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), Welcome to Marwen ($0 in 2018)

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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 ($1,518,722,794 in 2015), Fast and Furious 6 ($789,300,444 in 2013), Fast Five ($630,163,454 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 $4,839,993,051 8 $604,999,131
2 Steve Carell $4,071,962,949 7 $581,708,993
3 Paul Walker $3,744,173,874 6 $624,028,979
4 Dwayne Johnson $2,958,264,788 8 $369,783,099
5 Kristen Wiig $2,299,379,014 3 $766,459,671
6 Michelle Rodriguez $2,233,278,780 3 $744,426,260
7 Chris Pratt $2,126,742,306 4 $531,685,577
8 Matt Damon $2,020,216,458 8 $252,527,057
9 Charlize Theron $1,890,415,631 4 $472,603,908
10 Robert De Niro $1,627,766,864 9 $180,862,985
11 Russell Crowe $1,566,154,258 7 $223,736,323
12 Ben Stiller $1,534,652,406 7 $219,236,058
13 Seth MacFarlane $1,495,172,144 4 $373,793,036
14 Meryl Streep $1,480,262,922 10 $148,026,292
15 Tyrese Gibson $1,473,876,633 2 $736,938,317
16 Jim Carrey $1,399,411,762 6 $233,235,294
17 Jordana Brewster $1,358,877,019 4 $339,719,255
18 Dakota Johnson $1,322,607,772 3 $440,869,257
19 Jamie Dornan $1,322,607,772 3 $440,869,257
20 Jason Statham $1,309,982,845 2 $654,991,423
21 Liam Neeson $1,279,570,977 7 $182,795,854
22 Brendan Fraser $1,257,186,108 3 $419,062,036
23 Nathalie Emmanuel $1,237,466,026 1 $1,237,466,026
24 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $1,237,466,026 1 $1,237,466,026
25 Scarlett Johansson $1,206,080,537 4 $301,520,134
26 Kevin Hart $1,188,931,947 6 $198,155,325
27 Ellie Kemper $1,176,411,811 3 $392,137,270
28 Sandra Bullock $1,167,245,366 1 $1,167,245,366
29 Jon Hamm $1,167,245,366 1 $1,167,245,366
30 Teri Polo $1,157,643,189 3 $385,881,063
31 Blythe Danner $1,157,643,189 3 $385,881,063
32 Mark Wahlberg $1,153,935,272 5 $230,787,054
33 Amanda Seyfried $1,144,696,381 4 $286,174,095
34 Michael J. Fox $1,134,534,395 8 $141,816,799
35 Colin Firth $1,068,078,583 4 $267,019,646
36 Denzel Washington $1,062,291,026 8 $132,786,378
37 Dominic Cooper $1,048,874,427 2 $524,437,214
38 Trey Parker $1,034,530,156 1 $1,034,530,156
39 Tom Cruise $986,184,245 6 $164,364,041
40 Rachel Weisz $948,685,915 4 $237,171,479
41 Hannibal Buress $886,779,788 2 $443,389,894
42 Lake Bell $886,779,788 2 $443,389,894
43 Albert Brooks $886,779,788 1 $886,779,788
44 Jenny Slate $886,779,788 2 $443,389,894
45 Dana Carvey $886,779,788 2 $443,389,894
46 Louis C.K. $886,779,788 1 $886,779,788
47 Bobby Moynihan $886,779,788 2 $443,389,894
48 Eric Stonestreet $886,779,788 2 $443,389,894
49 Julia Roberts $883,574,941 5 $176,714,988
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 $706,882,351 5 $141,376,470
60 Matthew McConaughey $700,973,885 3 $233,657,962
61 Richard Dreyfuss $694,843,630 4 $173,710,908
62 Roy Scheider $679,600,376 2 $339,800,188
63 Rose Byrne $669,334,972 3 $223,111,657
64 Emily Blunt $666,666,734 5 $133,333,347
65 Reese Witherspoon $655,857,440 2 $327,928,720
66 Alyson Hannigan $649,724,326 3 $216,574,775
67 Rowan Atkinson $648,395,987 3 $216,131,996
68 Tom Hanks $647,033,074 6 $107,838,846
69 Taron Egerton $635,162,817 1 $635,162,817
70 Tori Kelly $635,162,817 1 $635,162,817
71 John C. Reilly $635,162,817 1 $635,162,817
72 James McAvoy $620,866,444 3 $206,955,481
73 Stellan Skarsgård $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
74 Christine Baranski $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
75 Pierce Brosnan $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
76 Julie Walters $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
77 Hugh Grant $612,502,470 2 $306,251,235
78 Rebel Wilson $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
79 Alexis Knapp $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
80 Anna Camp $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
81 Ester Dean $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
82 Brittany Snow $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
83 Anna Kendrick $589,422,375 4 $147,355,594
84 Sacha Baron Cohen $580,877,579 2 $290,438,790
85 Christopher Lloyd $576,088,654 2 $288,044,327
86 Andy Serkis $550,517,357 1 $550,517,357
87 Melissa McCarthy $543,645,996 3 $181,215,332
88 Dana Gaier $543,495,033 1 $543,495,033
89 Elsie Fisher $543,495,033 1 $543,495,033
90 Miranda Cosgrove $543,495,033 1 $543,495,033
91 Bruce Willis $537,304,412 6 $89,550,735
92 Renée Zellweger $535,506,942 4 $133,876,736
93 Alicia Vikander $527,322,844 2 $263,661,422
94 Elizabeth Banks $504,905,167 4 $126,226,292
95 Vince Vaughn $494,303,490 5 $98,860,698
96 Steve Martin $489,785,993 8 $61,223,249
97 Rick Moranis $484,797,830 2 $242,398,915
98 Jason Bateman $481,072,508 4 $120,268,127
99 Ryan Reynolds $476,497,213 6 $79,416,202
100 Edward Norton $472,029,279 2 $236,014,640

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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