The hunger Games is one franchise that kept us glued to our screens. We have to give Suzanne Collins a whole lot of credit for creating such a masterpiece. And of course, we can’t forget the likes of Jennifer Lawrence who have left us gawking thanks to their superb acting skills. With so much positive vibes around this series, we decided to track down the 10 richest Hunger Games Celebrities. Find out who is riding highest in the scale of affluence!
With over three decades in the show business industry, it comes as no surprise that 52 year old tops our list. He is most notable for his role in Cheers where he played the role of Woody Boyd a lovable and naïve bartender. His brilliant portrayal of the character endeared him to the American audience, which also marked his start to a successful acting career. Hunger Games is another film that has bumped up his fame where he was cast as Haymitch Abernathy.
Suzanne Collins may not be as ubiquitous as other celebrities on our list, but the Hunger Games film franchise would be nonexistent without her. She began her career as a television writer for children TV shows in the early 90s, but she later took an interest in writing children books. She has penned down a string of novels to date including The Underland Chronicles and the eminent Hunger Games, which was adapted into film in 2011.
This 78-year-old Canadian Actor has been rocking the silver screen since 1962, and his momentum is still as strong as ever. He is most notable for his roles in films such as Kelly’s Heroes, The Dirty Dozen and The Eagle Has Landed. When the Hunger Games came knocking, Donald Sutherland landed the role of President Coriolanus Snow and trust us, he did not disappoint.
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Lenny Kravitz is a relative newcomer in the acting scene, but he is a guru in the music industry. He scooped the role of Cinna in the Hunger Games film. You can also catch him on Zoolander, Precious, and all we can say is he’s got the flair for acting too.
Jennifer’s acting career began to kick into gear in 2007 when she starred in The Bill Engrail Show. She went on to scoop more noteworthy roles in movies like The Winter’s House, a film that saw Jennifer Lawrence add an Oscar to her mantle for Best Actress. In 2012, she received yet another career boost when she was cast as the lead heroine in the popular Hunger Games. Jennifer’s fame and wealth won’t be fading anytime soon, and we can’t wait to see more from the 23-year-old actress.
In comes another Hollywood veteran Actor, who dabbles as a producer, writer, and director. Tucci set his eyes in the acting business in his college years where he graduated with a degree in acting. His talent and hard work has seen him snag numerous awards including 2 Golden Globes. He played the role of Caesar Flickerman in the Hunger Games franchise. Stanley’s acting career looks gleam and the Oscar could be well on its way.
Just like old wine, this 40-year-old American actress seems to get better with age. And it’s not just her A-class acting skills, her looks still sends eyes popping. Elizabeth Banks wears many hats. She is a producer, director, but excels more when it comes to the silver screen. She has starred in numerous films. You may recall sighting her in: The 40-year-old virgin, Man On A ledge and of course, The Hunger Games where she played Effie Trinket.
Josh Hutcherson caught the acting bug when he was just 10 years old. He starred in several films including Miracle Dogs, House Blend, and Wilder days. No doubt, he has built himself an impressive acumen through the years, but the world didn’t get to know him until 2011 when he nabbed the role of Peeta Mellark in the Hunger Games Franchise. His portrayal has been nothing short of stellar and who knows, Josh could be another George Clooney in the making!
Liam may be a formidable actor, but seriously, his relationship with the queen of twerking, Miley Cyrus, gave him an extra boost in the scale of fame. Before scooping the role of Gale Hawthorne in the Hunger Games, the Australian actor was busy showing his acting prowess in other films such as The Expendables 2 and Love and Honor. Even without Miley, the grips of fame seem to be squarely attached to the hunky actor.
Wes Bentley dropped out of Juilliard School to pursue his acting career, and he fared quite well in the early 2000s. He starred in well-known movies including American Beauty and Ghost Rider. Unfortunately, success and fame took a toll on him and he soon got addicted to substance abuse. His addiction threw his thriving acting career into a series of tumults, but he managed to seek help and cleaned up his act in 2010. He portrayed Seneca Crane ,the head game maker in the Hunger Games Franchise. We are glad he has managed to add life to his sagging acting career.
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