Eddie Murphy and Katherine Heigl Deemed Hollywood’s Least Valuable Actors

Eddie Murphy and Katherine Heigl smiling about all the money they make. Photo: Getty Images

Forbes calculated today’s least valuable movie stars by comparing how much actors got paid for given movies against how much the movie eventually earned. Mr. and Mrs. Least Valuable were Eddie Murphy (whose movies grossed $2.30 for every $1 he earned) and Katherine Heigl (whose movies grossed $3.40 for every $1 she earned). This shouldn’t be surprising, as both have parlayed early career success into very high asking prices for ultimately doomed movies. You can read the full list below. (Don’t worry: Sandra Bullock might be less valuable than Adam Sandler on this list, but that’s definitely not the case in our hearts.)

1. Eddie Murphy ($2.30 for every $1 paid)
2. Katherine Heigl ($3.40 for every $1 paid)
3. Reese Witherspoon ($3.90 for every $1 paid)
4. Sandra Bullock ($5 for every $1 paid)
5. Jack Black ($5.20 for every $1 paid)
6. Nicolas Cage ($6 for every $1 paid)
7. Adam Sandler ($6.30 for every $1 paid)
8. Denzel Washington ($6.30 for every $1 paid)
9. Ben Stiller ($6.50 for every $1 paid)
10. Sarah Jessica Parker ($7 for every $1 paid)

Hollywood’s Least Valuable Actors Listed