Their voices may be more recognizable than their names or even their faces, but that doesn’t stop these voice actors from raking in the wildly big bucks. Think of your favorites animated characters, think about the people who bring those characters to life, then try to imagine how much they make for that task. Then you should probably double, triple, quadruple that amount and you might be in the range of these wildly successful and wealthy voice actors. But who makes the most? Check out this list for the 12 richest cartoon voice actors and how much they’re actually worth.
11. Yeardley Smith – Net Worth $55 Million
Unlike some of the others on this list, Yeardley Smith is someone who has appeared both behind and in front of the camera. Appearing on screen for smaller guest roles in shows like The Mindy Project, The Big Bang Theory, and Mad Men, she’s also taken on larger roles in programs like Dharma & Greg and Herman’s Head. But her most famous role is undeniably that of Lisa Simpson. Being a rare cast member that doesn’t voice about a bajillion other characters on the show, she’s still a hugely integral part of the team with her signature tone. Because of that, Yeardley has secured herself a nice paycheck which has seriously bumped up her personal fortune to the area of an estimated $55 million. That’s right, the person who has the SMALLEST fortune on this list is sitting on $55 million. Yeardley Smith actually auditioned for the part of Bart Simpson, but feeling that her voice was too high for the male role, the show’s casting director gave her the part of Lisa Simpson instead. I bet Yeardley is fine with that!Photo by Joe Kohen/Variety/REX Shutterstock