Ocean’s Eleven is a popular heist film that was both a commercial and critical success upon its release in 2001. It featured a rock solid cast of megastars, including the likes of George Clooney, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts, and even to the present day, you would be hard-pressed to find a well-loved film that boasts as much incredible talent as this one.
The following article will take a look at the net worth of the 10 major characters of the film, as well as what they’ve been up to since production wrapped.
10. Casey Affleck
Despite sometimes being overshadowed by his older brother Ben, Casey Affleck has still managed to carve out a nice little career in showbiz for himself. In Ocean’s Eleven, Affleck plays Virgil Malloy, who is one of the members of Danny Ocean’s team. After the series of Ocean’s films, Affleck gained widespread international recognition in 2007 for his role in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. He was nominated for several awards for this film, including an Academy Award nod for Best Supporting Actor. These successes, among others, have contributed to Casey Affleck current net worth of $10 million.
9. Bernie Mac
The late Bernie Mac was one of the greatest stand-up comics of our time and was able to achieve success on stage and on screen, in both TV and film appearances. The man was the namesake and star of the Bernie Mac Show, which ran from 2001-2006 and garnered Mac numerous award nominations. In Ocean’s Eleven, Bernie Mac plays Frank Catton, who acts as the inside man for the team and their heist. This was perhaps the biggest role in his movie career, but his stand-up career is one of the most prolific of our generation and was a large contribution to his impressive net worth of $15 million.
8. Scott Caan
Son of actor James Caan, Scott Caan is a former ’90s rapper who has since become a popular actor in both TV and film. Before Ocean’s Eleven, Caan had appeared in an array of feature films, including Boiler Room and Gone in 60 Seconds, but none garnered him as much attention as this film would. In Ocean’s Eleven, Caan plays Turk Malloy, who is a member of Danny Ocean’s team and is the twin brother of Virgil Malloy, who is played by Casey Affleck. Despite appearing in many films after the Ocean‘s series, Caan is best known for his TV work on shows such as Entourage and Hawaii Five-O, which have helped him amass a net worth of $16 million.
7. Andy Garcia
Andy Garcia’s career began back in the late ’70s, but he became well known in the ’80s and ’90s for his roles in films such as The Untouchables and Internal Affairs. He is probably best known for his role in The Godfather Part III, which garnered him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. In Ocean’s Eleven, Garcia plays Terry Benedict, who is the slick owner of the casino Danny Ocean’s heist team is targeting. Garcia continues to work in television and film, with upcoming roles in The Peanuts Movie and Max Steel. Such a successful lifelong career has helped Andy Garcia accumulate a net worth of $20 million.
6. Don Cheadle
Cheadle got his start in the industry in the ’80s, but really came into his own in the 1990s with films such as Devil in a Blue Dress, Boogie Nights and The Rat Pack. In Ocean’s Eleven he starred as Basher Tarr, a munitions expert and former co-conspirator of Danny Ocean, which is considered to be one of his breakout roles. After the Ocean‘s films, his career took off, with his portrayal of a hotel manager in Hotel Rwanda earning him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. His success has continued since then with lead roles in Iron Man 2 and Iron Man 3 as War Machine, and on House of Lies as Marty Kaan, which has won him both Emmy and Golden Globe awards. Cheadle is also very active in a number of different charitable and aid organizations. With a resume that impressive, it’s no surprise that Don Cheadle has accumulated a net worth of $35 million.
5. Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner has been in the business for much longer than anyone else on this list, as he has been active since the early 1950s and is best known as the creator, producer and an actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Throughout his lengthy career on TV, his incredible talent won him a whopping nine Emmy Awards. In Ocean’s Eleven, Reiner portrays Saul Bloom, who is an older, experienced con man brought on by the crew to impersonate a number of people for their heist job, a role he played to perfection. Since then Reiner has had appearances on hit shows such as House M.D., Two and a Half Men, and Hot in Cleveland. Throughout his extensive and storied career, Carl Reiner has amassed a net worth of $70 million.
4. Matt Damon
Matt Damon’s work in the film industry is nearly unmatched, as he has starred in well over 40 films, many of which have earned him prestigious awards, including both Golden Globes and Academy Awards. He is commended and well-known for his extreme versatility and adaptability as an actor, from a highly-trained ex-government agent in the Bourne films to a warm-hearted widower in We Bought A Zoo. In Ocean’s Eleven, Damon plays Linus Caldwell, a naive yet very talented pickpocket whose parents are famous and well-regarded thieves, and whom Danny Ocean sees a lot of potential in. Damon has been in more blockbusters than we can name, contributions which have earned him a well-deserved star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and have all helped him to achieve his massive net worth of $90 million.
3. Julia Roberts
Roberts got her acting start in the late ’80s, but her career absolutely skyrocketed after her 1990 appearance in Pretty Woman, alongside Richard Gere. After this, she was a bonafide movie star who won numerous Emmy and Academy Awards for her role in films such as Steel Magnolias and Erin Brockovich. In fact, Roberts was so huge that she was actually the highest paid actress on earth throughout the 1990s and the early 2000s. In Ocean’s Eleven, Roberts plays Tess Ocean, who is Danny Ocean’s ex-wife who starts up a relationship with Terry Benedict, the target of the heist job. She has since starred in blockbusters like Eat Pray Love and Mirror Mirror, which have only contributed to her already massive net worth of $170 million.
2. Brad Pitt
There is little doubt that Brad Pitt is one of the most influential and powerful people in the entertainment industry. He is also consistently ranked one of the most attractive men on the planet. Brad Pitt has appeared in more than a handful of blockbuster feature films, including the likes of Fight Club, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Moneyball, and has been nominated for about every award that matters. In Ocean’s Eleven, Brad Pitt plays Rusty Ryan, who is Danny Ocean’s right-hand man. In addition to his film career, his personal life is one of the most publicized on earth, as he has six children (three adopted) with megastar wife Angelina Jolie, making them perhaps the most powerful couple in Hollywood. With a personal net worth of $240 million, we can only imagine what their combined total would be like.
1. George Clooney
Now we have come to the man himself, George Clooney. Clooney is the prototypical leading man in Hollywood, as he has proven himself capable of appearing in comedies, dramas and more. He is also one of the most critically recognized actors in Hollywood, as he has received three Golden Globe awards and two Academy Awards. He has played the leading role in a number of films, with one of his biggest being Danny Ocean in Ocean’s Eleven, who is the leader of the team and a slick con man himself. Since then Clooney has snagged roles in films such as Michael Clayton, Up in the Air and The Ides of March. He is also widely known for his humanitarian and political activism. Such an extensive and successful career has earned George Clooney an incredible net worth of $250 Million.