This list 10 superhero actors basing on two standards: the influence level to audience’s mind and the commercial success.
1. Robert Downey Jr. (Iron man)
Robert Downey is a talented actor but in a company with his drug addiction. He quickly exposed his acting skill even just a little child. In 1992, he received the Oscar nomination for a role in the “Chaplin” movie. However, a few years later, he became entangled in law due to his old bad habit.
It is unbelievable that with so many scandals in the early 2000s, Robert Downey Jr. can revive his Hollywood career. In 2008, he successfully played the role of Tony Stark/Ironman. This film gained revenue of over $585 million worldwide with the highlight of Robert Downey’s performance. Thanks to this spotlight, he has gradually become one of the highest-paid actors in the world. At present, he is living happily with his beloved wife Susan Downey whom he considers as his miracle.
2. Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow)
Scarlett Johansson is an American actress and singer. She earned a worldwide reputation for portraying the role of Black Widow in Iron Man 2. In near future, Marvel will release the standalone movie of this female superhero “Black Widow” on May 1, 2020. However, they pushed back the official release date due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As of May 2017, she has been the actress with the highest-grossing of all film attendance in North America with a total of $ 3.6 billion. As a public figure, people deem her to be a Hollywood sex symbol with her sexy appearance. She also has made multiple appearances in the beauty rankings. After 2 times breaking up with 2 ex-husbands, Black Widow announced her engagement with her boyfriend Colin Jost.
3. Chris Hemsworth (Thor)
Christ Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He rises to stardom for playing the role of superhero “Thor” of Marvel Studios. The spin-off movie “Thor” was grossing a worldwide total of $449.3 million. Moreover, Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times highly praised both of the movie’s overall and Christ Hemsworth’s performance.
He also has two actor brothers Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. Like many other stars, he used to date with his acting partner Isabel Lucas from 2005 to 2006. In 2012, he got married to Spanish actress, Elsa Pataky. They have a daughter and 2 twins of a son. Recently, there have been bad rumors about Christ’s marriage life. However, through authentication, he confirmed that they are still happy with their small family.
4. Tom Holland (Spider-Man)
Marvel truly had the right choice for the appearance of Tom Holland in the franchise “Spiderman” because the critics greatly appreciated both content and actor’s accomplishment. Besides that, the movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming” gained an enormous revenue of 880$ million much more than the two previous parts.
Now, Tom Holland, at the age of 23, despite not owning a fortune of several hundred million dollars like the stars born in the 1990s, Tom Holland has something else that many people admire: a stable career in Hollywood by his talents and abilities. Thanks to Peter Parker‘s character, Tom Holland became the hot search in 2019. Apart from being an actor, he also makes the audience surprise by his professional ballet dancing skills.
5. Christ Evans (Captain America)
Christ Evans is an American actor picturing the role of Steve Rogers / Captain America based on Marvel Comicbook. The film got a financial success with the total worldwide revenue of $449.3 million and obtained many positive reviews.
From the very first supporting roles, Christy Evans is gradually gaining reputation and getting for himself a stable position in the Hollywood movie industry. Being handsome, famous, cheerful but Evans’s private life is quite bleak. He has many rumors with beauties like Scarlett Johansson, Lily Collins and Justin Timberlake’s current wife – Jessica Biel. In reality, he has a close friendship with “Thor” Christ Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man). He always brings his sense of humor to people around even in the Red Carpet. That’s why he has a lot of fans around the world.
6. Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)
Ryan Rodney Reynolds is working as a Canadian-American actor, comedian, film producer and screenwriter. In terms of an acting career, Ryan Reynolds’s performance as “Wade Wilson/Deadpool” in the movie “Deadpool (2016 & 2018)” was highly welcomed by critics. The movie gained the biggest commercial success with a total of over 780$ million in the box office. It set numerous records at that time. Ryan Reynolds was also honorably received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017.
He used to get married to “Black Widow” Scarlett Johansson, but getting divorced after 3 years. At present, Ryan Reynolds tied the knot with the actress Blake Lively in 2012.
7. Hugh Jackman (Logan / Wolverine)
Hugh Jackman is an Australian singer, actor, and producer. He has become a well-known name for portraying Wolverine in the series of X-Men film from 2000 to 2018, a role for which he holds the Guinness World Record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero”.
Up to now, they have released 12 films with total revenue of over 6$ billion dollars against the budget 1.67$ billion dollars. Besides that, he is also a professional singer with a high warm voice. Now he is staying under the same roof with Deborra-Lee Furness who is 13 years older than him. Admirably, he has a happy marriage lasting over 21 years. Although there are many bad rumors around his marriage life, he always holds her hand so tight in front of crow. Now they are adopting two children Oscar and Ava.
8. Christ Pratt (Star-Lord)
Christ Pratt is famous for playing Star-Lord in the commercial successful series “Guardians of the Galaxy” vol.1 and vol.2 of the Marvel universe.
Shortly, Christ Pratt will reprise his role in its sequel vol.3. However, before 2014 this actor used to experience somber time with ups and downs. Until redirecting into the acting path, he started making endless efforts day by day for his future life. As a result, Christ Pratt earned worldwide recognition for the role of Star-Lord which is a turning point in his life. Recently, he has finished some movie projects but it is delayed due to coronavirus outbreak, people often catch him with his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger.
9. Brie Larson (Captain Marvel)
The film has faced severe objections since its beginning point. However, Captain Marvel is still considered to be the first female-led superhero film passing the billion-dollar mark (over $1.1 billion worldwide) with the appearance of Brie Larson as Carol Danvers.
Both the critics and the audiences positively appreciated the cast’s performance, especially that of Larson. The audiences give Brie Larson a nickname “steel woman” of Hollywood through her strong outlook and characteristic. Besides that, she also has favor in attending movie projects whose theme relates to “human condition”.
10. Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa / Black Panther)
Chadwick Aaron Boseman is the main actor portrayed the superhero “T’Challa” in the “Black Panther” movie. It gained a huge revenue of over 1.3$ billion in the box office, became the highest-grossing film of the year in the United States. This movie gained seven nominations at the 91st Academy Awards.
Besides that, he not only is a superhero on the big screen but also in reality. He inspires and constantly strives to protect his skin color.