4. Michael Bay – $430 million
Known for: Transformers, Bad Boys, Pearl Harbor, Armageddon, Pain & Gain;
Up-coming movies: Bad Boys III (rumored);
“And the winner is Michael Bay everyone, give him a round of applause!” How many times have you heard that?
There is no one else who does the blockbusters like Michael Bay. And those blockbusters bring in big money, more quickly than any other movie.
Let’s take Michael Bay’s latest project- the Transformers films, the ones where robots are fighting to protect us from other robots.
The Transformers films have been his biggest financial success story, but directing isn’t all he does. He made his net worth from producing as well.