You know that saying it runs in the family? Well, after taking a look at the ten most powerful celebrity brothers in entertainment we know there must be some truth to that statement. Talent is what runs in these families. Some of these male siblings have achieved their success together while others have maintained a healthy rivalry in the business. Who do you think are the most powerful brothers in Hollywood?
10. The Followill Brothers
Brothers Nathan, Caleb and Jared Followill, who hail from Tennessee, make up the famed rock band Kings of Leon. The band that was formed in 1999 and named themselves after the brothers’ grandfather has gone on to release six albums since 2003. The Kings of Leon are worth an estimated $10 million.
9. The Meyers Brothers
Both Meyers brothers are known for their comedic talents. Older brother Seth Meyers was a writer for NBC’s Saturday Night Live for fourteen years. He currently hosts Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC. His younger brother Josh Meyers was a cast member on the sketch comedy series MADtv for three years. He also appeared on the final season of That 70’s Show. The Meyers brothers have a fortune of $12 million.
8. The Franco Brothers
James and Dave Franco are both notable names in the entertainment business, but James has had far more experience than his younger brother. James is best known for hits like the Spiderman series, 127 Hours, This is the End and Oz the Great and Powerful. Dave has made appearances on popular television series such as Scrubs and Greek and in movies like 21 Jump Street, Now You See Me and Warm Bodies. The Franco brothers are worth an estimated $22 million.
7. The Dillon Brothers
Brothers Matt and Kevin Dillon started in Hollywood back in the 1980s. Older brother Matt Dillon is best known for films like The Outsiders, There’s Something About Mary, Wild Things and Crash. While younger brother Kevin has made more of a name for himself on television, starring in shows such as NYPD Blue, 24, How to Be a Gentleman and most notably HBO’s hit series Entourage. The Dillon brothers have a net worth of $45 million.
6. The Hemsworth Brothers
There are three Hemsworth brothers, however two of the brothers are far more famous than the third. Liam and Chris Hemsworth have been making a name for themselves in Hollywood since the early 2000s. Luke, the eldest Hemsworth, was the first to get into acting but left the industry to start his own flooring business. Luke was best known for his work on the Aussie soap opera, Neighbours. Middle brother, Chris, is best known for his work in Thor and The Avengers. Liam, the youngest Hemsworth brother, has starred in notable works like The Hunger Games trilogy and The Expendables. The hunky Australian siblings have a combined net worth of $52 million.
5. The Jonas Brothers
Jonas brothers Kevin, Joe and Nick first got their start on the Disney Channel. The brothers formed a pop band in 2005 coincidentally known as The Jonas Brothers. The group has sold over 17 million records worldwide. The Jonas brothers broke up their band in 2013 and have moved onto solo careers. The talented siblings are estimated to be worth a combined $54 million.
4. The Baldwins
William “Billy,” Stephen, Daniel and Alex Baldwin all grew up in Long Island, New York. Oldest brother, Alec Baldwin is famous for his roles in Beetlejuice, The Departed and 30 Rock . Second eldest Daniel Baldwin is best known Vampires, Born on the Fourth of July and Homicide: Life on the Street. Middle child Billy’s famed for his work in Backdraft, Flatliners and The Squid and the Whale. Billy has also appeared on television hits like, Dirty Sexy Money, Parenthood, and Gossip Girl. Youngest brother Stephen is famous thanks to TV series The Young Riders, the iconic film The Usual Suspects and The Flintstones movie. Combined the Baldwin brothers are worth $66 million. However, $65 million is Alec’s. Billy and Stephen are worth a measly $500,000 each, while Daniel is the lowest Baldwin brother worth $400,000.
3. The Wilson Brothers
Brothers Luke, Owen and Andrew have all made a name for themselves in Hollywood. The eldest brother, Andrew, is an actor and director known for Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and Bottle Rocket. Luke Wilson, the youngest brother, is best known for his work in Legally Blonde and Old School. Owen, the middle child, is the most successful Wilson sibling. Owen is recognized for his work in Midnight in Paris, Wedding Crashers, and Zoolander. Together, the Wilson brothers have a combined net worth of $72 million.
2. The Affleck Brothers
Casey and Ben Affleck are both notable actors in Hollywood, but Ben definitely has the upper hand. Ben has been starring in films since the 80s. The eldest Affleck is best known for works such as Good Will Hunting, which he also wrote, Pearl Harbor, The Town and Argo, which he directed. Ben has also directed Gone Baby Gone and most recently, Gone Girl. Casey Affleck has starred in hits like Gone Baby Gone, The Assassination of Jesse James, and the Ocean’s Eleven series. The Affleck brothers are worth $85 million.
1. The Wayans Brothers
The Wayans family is made up of ten siblings, most of whom work in the entertainment industry as successful directors, screenwriters, comedians or actors. The most notable Wayans brothers are Marlon, Shawn, Keenan and Damon. Keenen Wayans’ first TV role was on the popular show Cheers, while Damon Wayans’ breakout role was in Beverly Hills Cop alongside Eddie Murphy. Keenan and Damon had guest appearances on The Cosby Show and A Different World. Shawn and Marlon starred in the popular sitcom The Wayans Bros. for four years. The Wayans brothers are also responsible for the Scary Movie franchise, White Chicks, and TV shows like My Wife and Kids, Happy Endings and New Girl. The Wayans have a combined net worth over $170 million. Those are some powerful celebrity brothers.
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