Tom Cruise's Net Worth: Top Guns and Top Profits

$75,000 is what a 21 year old Tom Cruise was paid for his role in Risky Business, which he earned a Golden Globe nomination for. 

Two years later, Cruise made a half a million dollars to star in Legend, about a dark lord and a virgin princess.

In 1986, Top Gun was released, earning $360 million at the global box office, putting $2.4 million directly into Cruise's pocket. 

$13 million per movie is how much Cruise made, on average, from 1992 to 1994, when he starred in A Few Good Men, and The Firm.   

Mission: Impossible was the franchise that truly put Cruise’s wealth on the moon, it has made over $3.5 billion to date.

In 2021, Cruise sold the Colorado house he once shared with Nicole Kidman, for $39.5 million. 

Now in 2022, Cruise is estimated to be worth $600 million. His films have made over $9.5 billion worldwide over the course of his career.