The Net Worth of Every Academy Award Nominee

By on February 24, 2012 in ArticlesEntertainment

This Sunday many of us will gather around the television to watch the 84th Academy Awards. We here at Celebrity Net Worth love movies but we recently found ourselves wondering why actors need to be rewarded with trophies in the first place when they are already rewarded with fame and massive fortunes?! That question got us wondering exactly how much money all these celebrities we'll see Sunday night are worth. So we put together this comprehensive photo gallery that shows the net worths of every best actor/actress, director and supporting actor/actress Academy Award Nominee, enjoy!

Fun Oscar Net Worth Facts:

1) This year's Oscar nominees have a cumulative net worth of $798.5 million!

2) George Clooney is the richest nominee with a net worth of $160 million.

3) Berenice Bejo is the "poorest" nominee with a net worth of $1.5 million.

4) The richest category is Best Actor with a cumulative net worth of $364 million (thanks mostly to Brad Pitt and Clooney).

5) Steven Spielberg's net worth of $3 billion is more than three times the cumulative net worth of everyone nominated this year.

6) Click here to find out who are the richest Oscar winners of all time.

George Clooney - Net Worth $160 Million

Brad Pitt - Net Worth $150 Million

Gary Oldman - Net Worth $40 Million

Jean Dujardin - Net Worth $12 Million

Damian Bichir - Net Worth $2 Million

Glenn Close - Net Worth $20 Million

Meryl Streep - Net Worth $45 Million

Michelle Williams - Net Worth $16 Million

Rooney Mara - Net Worth $4 Million

Viola Davis - Net Worth $3 Million

Jonah Hill - Net Worth $18 Million

Nick Nolte - Net Worth $75 Million

Chris Plummer - Net Worth $20 Million

Kenneth Branagh - Net Worth $55 Million

Max Von Sydow - Net Worth: $12 Million

Melissa McCarthy - Net Worth $8 Million

Octavia Spencer - Net Worth $2 Million

Berenice Bejo - Net Worth $1.5 Million

Jessica Chastain - Net Worth $2 Million

Janet McTeer - Net Worth $4 Million

Woody Allen - Net Worth $65 Million

Martin Scorsese - Net Worth $70 Million

Terrence Malick - Net Worth $30 Million

Michel Hazanavicius - Net Worth $8 Million

Alexander Payne - Net Worth $6 Million

What do you think of this year's nominees and movies? Did you see any of them? Who are you rooting for? Let us know in the comments below!

Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
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