Ranking the Richest Little Mermaid Actors: How Much The Remake Stars Are Actually Worth?

Ranking the Richest Little Mermaid Actors: How Much The Remake Stars Are Actually Worth?
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The actors are worth millions.

Although recently released, Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, an enduringly popular animated film, has already garnered $333 million. Impressively, this is nearly twice the $200 million budget the studio spent to make the movie. Considering the scale of this grand production, it's a reasonable assumption that the high-profile cast would have made quite a bit of money from the film's success.

Let's check out their current net worths.

7. Jacob Tremblay ($2 million)

At just sixteen, Jacob Tremblay, the voice behind Flounder, has a net worth of $2 million. Before joining the cast of The Little Mermaid, he had already participated in a Disney production, lending his talents to the titular role in the 2021 film Luca.

6. Halle Bailey ($2.5 million)

Best known as a musician and one of the Bailey sisters duo, Halle Bailey ventured into acting with the role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Various television projects and a contract with Beyonce's music label brought her initial earnings of around $1 million. Rumours suggest her role in The Little Mermaid further boosted her net worth by $1.5 million.

5. Awkwafina ($8 million)

Awkwafina, a multifaceted performer renowned as a rapper, comedian, and actress in films like Crazy Rich Asians and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, has so far amassed an impressive fortune of $8 million.

She voiced the character of Scuttle in the remake.

4. Daveed Diggs ($10 million)

Versatile actor Daveed Diggs, who has shone across theatre, cinema, and television, has amassed a fortune of $10 million. He lent his voice to the beloved character Sebastian in The Little Mermaid.

3. Javier Bardem ($30 million)

Esteemed Spanish actor Javier Bardem, famous for his roles in No Country for Old Men, Eat Pray Love, and Dune, has an estimated net worth of $30 million. In the new Disney film, he breathes life into the character of King Triton.

2. Lin-Manuel Miranda ($80 million)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, a renowned composer and actor who has collaborated with Disney on numerous projects, including Encanto, enjoys a diverse and prosperous career.

With acting, composing, and singing roles across various films and TV shows, his impressive net worth stands at $80 million.

1. Melissa McCarthy ($90 million)

Acclaimed comedy actress Melissa McCarthy, adored by her peers and known for her role in Identity Thief, boasts an extraordinary career in film and television. In 2021, she made a special appearance at Adele's TV concert at the Griffith Observatory. In The Little Mermaid, she applied her immense talent to embody Ursula and reportedly received a hefty $10 million for her performance, a nice addition to her estimated net worth of $90 million.