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Over the years, dozens of actors have made their presence known via their memorable performances. Many have gone on to win awards, while others have continued to make movies that remain favorites to this day. However, there are some actors whose work is so legendary that they have gained popularity all over the world. Not to mention, they are incredibly rich as well. So, who are the most popular actors of the past decade? Keep reading to find out. 

  1. Tom Hanks 

Known for a variety of movies, some of Tom Hanks’ most popular ones include his role as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, playing Ben Bradlee in The Post, Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger in Sully, James B. Donovan in Bridge of Spies, and Captain Richard Phillips in Captain Phillips.

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio

Leo DiCaprio made his name known to the world after his portrayal of Jack in Titanic. Since then, he has starred as Rick Dalton in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Hugh Glass in The Revenant (2013), Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street, Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby, and Calvin Candy in Django Unchained.

  1. Tom Hardy 

This British actor has become popular in all parts of the world, including in America. He has starred in several movies including, Eddie Brock in Venom, John Fitzgerald in The Revenant, Ronald Kray and Reginald Kray in Legend, Max Rockatansky in Mad Max: Fury Road, and Tommy Riordan Conlon in Warrior.

  1. Christian Bale 

Most known for his roles in American Psycho and Batman Returns, Bale has also appeared as 2018: Dick Cheney in Vice, Michael Burry in The Big Short, Irving Rosenfeld American Hustle, and Dicky Eklund The Fighter.

  1. Joaquin Phoenix 

The troubled but talented actor has starred in roles including Arthur Fleck in Joker, Joe in You Were Never Really Here, Larry “Doc” Sportello in Inherent Vice, Theodore Twombly in Her, and as Freddie Quell in The Master.