Who is the richest Baldwin of them all? The most successful brother Alec with a roaring film career is worth a cool $60 million while 23-year-old Hailey (Beiber) has made $20 million from modelling.

The extended Baldwin clan are collectively worth millions – but who’s raking in the most? Photos: Instagram, Getty

When it comes to Hollywood royalty, few families are as famous and diversely talented as the Baldwins. It all started in the 1980s with the four Baldwin brothers, Alec, Daniel, Billy and Stephen, all acting in some capacity. Now the famous family tree has branched out to younger members like Hailey and her cousin Ireland. Not to mention all the new spouses along the way, including Hilaria and even Justin Bieber.

The four Baldwin brothers: Billy, Stephen, Alec and Daniel. Photo: Getty Images

Like any blue-blooded dynasty, the Baldwins have had their fair share of financial ups and downs, and family dramas over the years. But who’s making the most money in 2021? Here’s how the key players stack up.

Alec Baldwin is the most successful of the acting brothers, seen posing here with his Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for SNL. Photo: Reuters

Alec Baldwin, 63
Estimated net worth: US$60 million
As the most successful brother of the clan, Alec is estimated to be worth an impressive US$60 million.

He’s starred in a string of hit films and franchises since 1982, including Mission Impossible, Madagascar, Pearl Harbor and even Friends, but the largest chunk of his wealth has come from TV appearances, like his iconic role as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, and his US$300,000 per episode pay packet on 30 Rock.

Alec Baldwin as then president elect Donald J. Trump on the set of Saturday Night Live. Photo: AP

Understandably, following the recent prop gun tragedy on the set of his Rust film, we can’t imagine Alec’s bank balance is of big concern to him these days.

Hailey Bieber has carved out her own career as a model for brands like Levi’s and Yves Saint Laurent. Photo: Reuters

Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin), 24
Estimated net worth:
US$20 million
As the daughter of Stephen Baldwin, Hailey was born into Hollywood royalty and made a name for herself as a model and television personality, but it was her role as Mrs. Justin Bieber that officially shot her to the top of the A-list.

Hailey Baldwin and husband Justin Bieber at the Élysée Palace with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife. Photo: @haileybieber/Instagram

Thanks to a variety of campaigns for brands like Yves Saint Laurent, Versace and Levi’s, Hailey has had a busy and lucrative career of her own, too.

Kim Basinger in Charlie St. Cloud. Photo: Universal Pictures

Kim Basinger, 67
Estimated net worth:
US$20 million
Before Hilaria, there was Kim – the 80s and early 90s screen goddess who was married to Alec between 1993 and 2002.

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Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin divorced in 2002 after 13 years of marriage. Photo: Reuters

Kim starred in films like 1989’s Batman and 1997’s L.A. Confidential, and amassed an impressive fortune in the process.

Hilaria Baldwin has six children with Alec Baldwin. Photo: @hilariabaldwin/Instagram

Hilaria Baldwin, 37
Estimated net worth:
US$10 million
As the current wife of Alec and the mother of his six (!) children, Hilaria is a key member of the Baldwin family dynasty, but has also caused something of an international stir in recent months.

Glamorous Hilaria Baldwin was born Hillary Thomas in Massachusetts and married Alec in 2012. Photo: @hilariabaldwin/Instagram

The yoga instructor and entrepreneur, born Hillary Thomas, landed herself in hot water for appearing to present herself as Latino, pushing a false narrative of non-existent Spanish roots. The scandal cost her a lot of endorsements, but she’s still worth a cool US$10 million on her own.

William “Billy” Baldwin remains a prolific actor and producer to this day. Photo: @thebillybaldwin

William (Billy) Baldwin, 58
Estimated net worth:
US$6 million
Billy is the second-youngest of the four Baldwin brothers, and starred in films like Sliver, Flatliners, Virus and Forgetting Sarah Marshall, in which he played himself.

He’s married to singer Chynna Phillips (see below) and continues to work in Hollywood with a variety of projects lined up or in post production.

William “Billy” Baldwin remains a prolific actor and producer to this day. Photo: @thebillybaldwin

Chynna Phillips Baldwin, 53
Estimated net worth:
US$6 million
As the daughter of The Mamas & the Papas band members John and Michelle Phillips, Billy’s wife Chynna is the Baldwin family’s connection to the music world.

Not only that, she’s also the actual “Phillips” of Wilson Phillips, the band behind hit song Hold On, who formed in 1989 and continue to perform and tour to this day.

Alaia Baldwin with her daughter Iris Elle Aronow. Photo: @alaiabaldwin/Instagram

Alaia Baldwin, 28
Estimated net worth:
US$1 million – US$5 million
Alaia is Stephen’s daughter and Hailey’s older sister. Much like her successful sibling, she’s pursued a lucrative modelling career. She’s even followed in her uncle Billy’s footsteps by working with Calvin Klein.

Alaia’s Brazilian mother, Kennya Baldwin, is the daughter of Brazilian music legend, Eumir Deodato.

Stephen Baldwin, the father of Hailey and Alaia Stephen Baldwin, has appeared in several reality TV shows. Photo: AP

Stephen Baldwin, 55
Estimated net worth:
US$1 million
While his brother Alec is Hollywood royalty, Stephen can be considered reality TV royalty thanks to his stints on shows like Celebrity Apprentice, I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! and Celebrity Big Brother.

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Hailey’s dad is known for his outspoken support of Christianity and conservative politics, and is the only Baldwin brother to have filed for bankruptcy.

Model, actress and animal rights campaigner Ireland Baldwin is one of the more outspoken members of the family. Photo: @irelandbasingerbaldwin/Instagram

Ireland Baldwin, 26
Estimated net worth:
US$1 million
Ireland first gained attention back in 2007 at age 11 after leaking an angry voicemail from dad Alec, in which he called her “a rude, thoughtless little pig”. Quite the introduction, eh?

Since then, she’s become a fashion model, actress and even celebrity DJ. In 2018, she posed naked for Peta’s I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur ad campaign, 24 years after her mother Kim posed for the same cause.

Daniel Baldwin hasn’t been as financially successful as his brothers due to a number of personal struggles. Photo: @thedanielbaldwin/Instagram

Daniel Baldwin, 61
Estimated net worth:
The self-described “black sheep” of the movie star siblings, Daniel has also starred in a string of films, but it’s his headline-making antics and personal struggles that have gained him most attention over the years.

After multiple arrests for drugs and paraphernalia possession, auto-theft charges and an incident that involved him running naked through the halls of New York’s Plaza Hotel shouting his own last name, Daniel eventually signed up for Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2007, but left after four episodes.

But it’s Hailey’s hubby Justin who’s laughing all the way to the bank …

Singer Justin Bieber got his big break when Usher spotted his talent at age 13, and he has been raking in the cash ever since. Photo: Reuters

Justin Bieber, 27
Estimated net worth:
US$285 million
The Baldwin dynasty got a whole lot more interesting (and lucrative) in 2018 when Hailey married pop megastar Justin Bieber. Since then, the famous family has been pushed even further into the spotlight, and we’ve all collectively fallen in love with Hailey during her rise to the A-list.

Not surprisingly, hubby Justin is richer than all of the Baldwins combined, with an estimated net worth of US$285 million.

Note: This story was originally published on SCMP and has been republished on this website.

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