Ocean’s Eleven is one of the best team-up heist movies of all time. Released in 2001, the film was a remake that captured the Rat Pack spirit of the 1960s original, but with modern stars. And of course, their ingenious plan to steal millions from Las Vegas casinos.
Clocking in as the fifth highest-grossing film of 2001, director Steven Soderbergh decided to release Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen, thereafter; two amazing sequels of the film. In 2018, an all-female lead cast hit the big screens called Ocean's 8, which was also another spin-off of the film.
While the action is a big part of what has made these films a success, we can't forget about the actors who brought the stories to life. Here are the 10 leading cast members of Ocean's Eleven and how much they are worth today.
10 George Clooney - $650 M
Legendary George Clooney played the role of Danny Ocean, a con artist who kept his cool in situations that most would find uncomfortable. He and his friend Rusty Ryan recruited former colleagues and criminal specialists to rob three casinos.
Clooney reprised his role in the sequels, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen. His career as an actor, director, producer, and filmmaker made him a whopping $239 million between June 2017 and June 2018. George Clooney has a net worth of approximately $650 million, which makes him one of the richest actors in Hollywood.
9 Brad Pitt - $300 M
Brad Pitt took on the role of Rusty Ryan, Danny’s partner-in-crime and friend. The two went to Las Vegas to pitch their ambitious plan of robbing the casinos to a former casino owner, Reuben Tishkoff, which they eventually pulled off. Brad reprised his role in the movie's two sequels.
Brad has had a successful career in acting and producing since his teenage days. Today, Brad has an enormous net worth of $300 million. He is set to appear in the films Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Ad Astra.
8 Matt Damon - $160 M
Also starring in the film was Matt Damon as Linus Caldwell. His character was the son of a renowned con artist. Caldwell was one of the two newest members that Danny brought in personally because of his amazing pickpocketing skills, which were essential to the heist.
Damon also appeared in the two sequels and has since appeared in other successful movies such as the Bourne film series from 2002 to 2012 and Interstellar. Forbes has ranked him as one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood. His successful career has earned him fortunes estimated at $160 million.
7 Julia Roberts - $200 M
The Pretty Woman star Julia Roberts also made an appearance in Ocean’s Eleven as Danny’s wife, Tess Ocean. Tess filed for divorce during her husband’s four-year prison term and began dating Terry Benedict, which made Danny jealous; However, she eventually went back to Danny.
Her character played a small part in the heist when the guys put a cell phone in her coat without her knowledge. Roberts only reprised her role in Ocean’s Twelve. Since then, she has taken up leading roles in over 20 hit films. Her net worth is approximately $200 Million.
6 Andy Garcia - $20 M
Cuba native Andy Garcia played the role of Terry Benedict, the owner of the three casinos Danny and his team were plotting to rob. He was also in a romantic relationship with Tess Ocean, making him the ideal target for Danny’s grand plan. Benedict’s role is loosely based on Steve Wynn, an American real estate executive involved in luxury casinos and the hotel industry.
As an actor, producer, and director, Garcia is approximately worth $20 million. He won the ALMA award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in Ocean’s Eleven.
5 Elliott Gould - $20 M
In the film, Elliott Gould plays the role of Reuben Tishkoff, a former casino owner who agreed to finance the casino escapade after Terry Benedict muscled him out of his hotel in Vegas. He reprised his role in the sequels and made an appearance in Ocean’s Eight as well.
Since he started acting in the 1960s, Gould has appeared in several films including Matilda, Mash, Humor M, Dorfman, and The History of Love. He has accumulated a net worth of approximately $20 million. He is set to appear in an upcoming thriller Windfall.
4 Casey Affleck And Scott Caan - $10 M And $16 M
Casey Affleck and Scott Caan play “the Mormon twins,” Virgil and Turk Malloy, in the Ocean’s trilogy. Rusty recruited the two to aid in the robbery. With their expertise in robotics, they handled tasks dealing with the specialized operation of automobiles and aided in other parts of the scheme.
Since these are accomplished actors, Affleck and Caan’s net worths are estimated to be about $10 million and $16 million respectively. They are still taking up exciting roles in films and television shows with Caan currently starring in the TV show Hawaii Five-O and Affleck directing the film Dad.
3 Carl Reiner - $70 M
Saul Bloom, portrayed by Carl Reiner in the film, is an old pro brought back from retirement to be part of the heist team. His character impersonates an arms dealer by the name Lyman Zerga, who oversees the transfer of explosives used to blow up the Bellagio.
92-year-old Reiner has had a successful career as an actor, director, screenwriter, publisher, and comedian. His latest work is a voice role in the animated comedy film Toy Story 4, which hit theaters on June 11, 2019. Reiner has accumulated a net worth of $70 million.
2 Don Cheadle - $35 M
Don Cheadle played the role of Basher Tarr, the arms expert in the team. His character appeared to enjoy the thrills of the heist even more than the money. His attempts to rob a bank were unsuccessful, so he had to create the blackout necessary to aid with the casino-heist.
As an actor, producer, and author, Cheadle has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Cheadle recently starred in several box office hits like Iron Man II, Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.
1 Qin Shaobo - $10 M
Qin Shaobo plays The Amazing Yen, the second of the two newbies in the group. In the film, he was the grease man and joined the team owing to his flexibility and short posture to aid in the casino heist. Therefore, all his scenes were exceptionally visually entertaining, owing to what he could do with his body.
Qin reprised his role in the two sequels and also in the spin-off Ocean’s Eight. As an internationally acclaimed professional acrobat and contortionist, Qin has not taken up many other acting jobs. Qin’s net worth is somewhere between $1 million and $10 million.