Oscars 2014: 10 Wealthiest Oscar Winners

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Winning an Academy Award for best actor or actress can be a big career boost for a celebrity, especially financially.

Sandra Bullock, who is nominated for another Best Actress award for "Gravity," may earn at least $70 million from the successful box-office run of the film, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

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She may already be among the wealthiest of actors who have won this prestigious award. At age 49, she is the youngest of the top 10 winners of the Best Actor and Best Actor award, according to research firm Wealth-X.

The 86th Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, takes place on Sunday, March 2 on ABC.

Here's a list of the richest Oscar winners based on net worth, according to Wealth-X, and their Oscar victories:

Net worth: $390 million

PHOTO: Actor Jack Nicholson poses in the press room during the Oscars at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo.
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1.
Jack Nicholson, 76

1998: Best Actor in a Leading Role, As Good As It Gets

1984: Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Terms of Endearment

1976: Best Actor in a Leading Role, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

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Net worth: $359 million

PHOTO: Tom Hanks attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on Feb. 16, 2014.
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2.
Tom Hanks, 57

1995: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Forrest Gump

1994: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Philadelphia

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Net worth: $310 million

PHOTO: Actor Robert De Niro attends Tribeca Film Institutes 20th Anniversary Benefit Screening Of "A Bronx Tale" at Village East Cinema on Feb. 24, 2014.
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3.
Robert De Niro, 70

1981: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Raging Bull

1975: Best Actor in a Supporting Role, The Godfather: Part II

Net worth: $310 million

PHOTO: Barbra Streisand attends the Glamour Magazine 23rd annual Women Of The Year gala in this Nov. 11, 2013, file photo.
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4.
Barbara Streisand, 71

1969: Best Actress in a Leading Role, Funny Girl

Net worth: $250 million

PHOTO: Sir Sean Connery attends the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in this Sept. 9, 2013, file photo.
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5.
Sean Connery, 83

1988: Best Actor in a Supporting Role, The Untouchables

Net worth: $220 million

PHOTO: George Clooney during the 26th Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Ball presented by Mercedes-Benz at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., Oct. 20, 2012.
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6.
George Clooney, 52

2006: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Syriana

Net worth: $200 million

PHOTO: Michael Douglas poses next to the beach closet dedicated to him during a photocall on the Promenade des Planches for the movie Behind the Candelabra during the 39th Deauville American Film Festival in Deauville, France, Aug. 31, 2013.
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7.
Michael Douglas, 69

1988: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Wall Street

Net worth: $160 million

PHOTO: Sir Anthony Hopkins arrives at the premiere of Marvels Thor: The Dark World at the El Capitan Theatre on Nov. 04, 2013 in Hollywood, Calif.
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8.
Anthony Hopkins, 76

1992: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Silence of the Lambs

Net worth: $150 million

PHOTO: Robin Williams arrives at "Late Show with David Letterman" at Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, Sept. 25, 2013.
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9.
Robin Williams, 62

1998: Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Good Will Hunting

Net worth: $150 million

PHOTO: Sandra Bullock arrives at the 86th Oscars Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 10, 2014.
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10.
Sandra Bullock, 49

2010: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, The Blind Side

The 86th Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, takes place on Sunday, March 2, on ABC.

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