Ritchie’s latest movie, Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law, made its theatrical release on December 25, 2009. The film received generally positive reviews and grossed more than $520 million worldwide, becoming Ritchie’s most successful film financially. A sequel is presently being filmed. On 15 December 2008, it was announced by Madonna’s spokeswoman that the singer had agreed to a divorce settlement with Ritchie, the terms of which grant him between £50million and £60million, a figure that includes the value of the couple’s London pub and residence and Wiltshire estate in England.
Net Worth: $104 million
ESTIMATED 2010 EARNINGS: $13.5 MILLION
$7.5 million: Fee for directing untitled Sherlock Holmes sequel
$6 million: Sherlock Holmes (back-end for directing, based on worldwide gross of $523 million, and share of DVD and pay-TV revenue)