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Top 10 Richest African American Actors

/ January 4, 2015

A list of the richest black actors in america. More than 12.6 percent of the population of the US is African American. Many of them are in the entertainment industry and have made significant contributions in Hollywood. Some African American actors have become very rich and famous, and have a huge fan following all over the world. The net worths are based on Forbes and Wealth-X assessments.

Here is a brief overview of the top 10 richest African American actors.

10) Eddie Murphy – Net Worth: $85 Million

This immensely popular actor is also a writer, stand-up comedian, singer, musician and director. He is well-known for his talent and versatility. He has inspired many African American comedians like Martin Lawrence, Chris Rock and Jamie Foxx.

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9) LL Cool J – Net Worth: $100 Million

This actor is also a rapper. His first album “Radio” was released in 1985. His singles “Rock the Bells” and “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” are still popular. He has many chart-topping hits to his credit. He is currently playing Agent Sam Hanna on the CBS crime series NCIS: Los Angeles.

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