These Stars Made It Big In Hollywood By Just Playing One Iconic Role

They say you only need one break to make it big in Hollywood, and you will be on your way to stardom. It can be in the form of a movie, a commercial, an endorsement, a TV show, or a song. If you are lucky, you can even be internationally known.

However, this will never be an easy thing. It takes a lot of hard work, prayers, and luck to achieve this. Just think about the big stars of today. They have been in the business for so long before they made it big in Hollywood.

There may be a lot who come to mind, but at the top of the list is Robert Downey Jr. He may have had a rough start in the business, having been involved in several controversies, but he managed to be an iconic star by getting one movie credit. You probably know what that movie is — and, yes, it’s Iron Man!

This didn’t just catapult him to fame, but to immense wealth, too!

If you want to be inspired by these celebrity stories, meet these stars who’ve made it big in the entertainment business by landing one iconic role.

Hugh Jackman

Net Worth: $180 Million

Movie: X-Men

Character: James “Logan” Howlett / Wolverine

Australian actor, producer, and singer, Hugh Michael Jackman, is best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men film franchise. He was given credit by Guinness World Records for having the longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero. Jackman was involved in a total of 10 films from 2000 to 2017, playing Wolverine. Before his role as Wolverine, he was offered a role on the Australian series Correlli back in 1995, eventually moving to stage musicals the following year. He acted in the production of Sunset Boulevard and Beauty and the Beast.

Due to his huge success as Wolverine in numerous Marvel films, he now has a total net worth of $180 million. When he first signed on for the role of Wolverine, he was given a salary of $500,000. When the success of both the character and the franchise skyrocketed, he eventually earned upwards of $20 million for each film.