Leonardo DiCaprio’s $30,000,000 Payday From Killers of the Flower Moon is Not Even Close to Highest Paid Role in Hollywood

Leonardo DiCaprio recently earned $30M for ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’, but this is not his highest-paid role.

Leonardo DiCaprio's $30,000,000 Payday From Killers of the Flower Moon is Not Even Close to Highest Paid Role in Hollywood

Appearing in the classic groundbreaking movie Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio undoubtedly turned into a household name. Therefore, the 1997 movie is something that immediately pops up whenever we think of DiCaprio. But it was just the beginning of his career. Starring in myriads of movies since then, the actor bagged millions of dollars for each role.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio

Recently appearing in Martin Scorsese’s 2023 crime drama, Killers of the Flower Moon, Leonardo DiCaprio earned a big paycheck for his role. But surprisingly, his $30M role in Scorsese’s movie isn’t his highest-paid role in Hollywood. Apparently, appearing in Christopher Nolan’s 2010 movie turned him into Hollywood’s highest-paid actor according to Forbes.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Massive Paycheck for Killers of the Flower Moon 

Appearing in highly anticipated movies and working with acclaimed filmmakers throughout his career, Leonardo DiCaprio has made a reputation for choosing his projects wisely. Thus, after appearing in the 2021 sci-fi thriller Don’t Look Up alongside Jennifer Lawrence, the actor took on a role in Martin Scorsese’s 2023 crime drama.

Killers of the Flower Moon Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)

Playing the role of Ernest Burkhart in Scorsese’s 2023 movie Killers of the Flower Moon, Leonardo DiCaprio turned eyes with his ruthless character. According to the plot, DiCaprio’s character plots with his uncle to steal his wife’s family fortune by murdering them one by one.

Leonardo DiCaprio bagged $30M for his role in Martin Scorsese’s movie

Leonardo DiCaprio bagged $30M for his role in Martin Scorsese’s movie

For this particular role, Leonardo DiCaprio not only made headlines for the brutality but also for the massive paycheck that he drew. According to Variety, the actor received $30M to portray Ernest Burkhart in Martin Scorsese‘s 2023 drama. However, although the actor earned an eye-watering amount of money, this wasn’t his highest-paid role in Hollywood.

Leonardo DiCaprio Became Hollywood’s Highest-paid Actor in 2010 

Purposefully skimming through projects and scripts to find the perfect opportunity that will enhance his career, Leonardo DiCaprio has appeared in myriads of movies that catapulted his fame. But, it’s not only a matter of fame that turns eyes towards DiCaprio, for the actor is also known for being 2010’s highest-paid Hollywood actor.

Christopher Nolan's 2010 action sci-fi Inception

Christopher Nolan’s 2010 action sci-fi Inception

Starring in Christopher Nolan‘s 2010 action sci-fi Inception, Leonardo DiCaprio not only stole the spotlight but also earned the title of Hollywood’s highest-paid actor. Drawing a paycheck of $50M from his role as Cobb in the $836M movie, DiCaprio’s fortune further rose to a total of $77M, with his payday for starring in Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island, the same year.

Leonardo DiCaprio

DiCaprio became the highest-paid actor after bagging $50M for Inception

Thereafter, Leonardo DiCaprio landed at the top of Forbes‘ list of Hollywood’s highest-earning actors. DiCaprio earned a whopping $50M for his role in Inception by striking a lucrative deal with Nolan to split money off the top of ticket sales instead of waiting for the Studio. Taking a high risk, the actor bagged a massive paycheck and even earned a Forbes title.

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