The highly-anticipated “X-Men: Apocalypse” movie hits theaters May 27, and the beloved X-Men have their work cut out for them. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant in the X-Men universe, has awoken after thousands of years and is on a mission to create a new world order — and only the X-Men can stop him.
The film is the followup to the 2014 “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which made $747.9 million in theaters worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo, which reports on box office earnings. Take a look at the star-studded “X-Men: Apocalypse” movie cast, their net worths and careers.
James McAvoy Net Worth: $17 Million
In the X-Men film franchise, James McAvoy is Charles Xavier — better known as Professor X — a mutant with telepathic powers who founded a private boarding school to help safeguard and hone the skills of young mutants. The Scottish actor is reprising his role for the third time, following his work on “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “X-Men: First Class.”
McAvoy won the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2006 and has since been honored for his work numerous times, including the Empire Award for Best Actor in 2008 for “Atonement” and 2014 for “Filth.”
James McAvoy’s net worth is $17 million. He has several films in the works, including “The Coldest City,” “Submergence” and “Split.”
Michael Fassbender Net Worth: $30 Million
Michael Fassbender will reprise the role of Erik Lehnsherr — also known as Magneto — a recurring X-Men villain and one of the most powerful mutants in the world, with the ability to create and manipulate magnetic fields. The A-list actor has starred in a slew of hit films, including “Steve Jobs,” “12 Years a Slave” and “Inglorious Bastards.”
Fassbender has been recognized with numerous honors, including the AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Empire Award for Best Supporting Actor for “12 Years a Slave.” Later in 2016, he’ll star in “The Light Between Oceans” and “Assassin’s Creed,” followed by “Alien: Covenant” and “The Snowman” in 2017.
Michael Fassbender’s net worth is $30 million.
Jennifer Lawrence Net Worth: $60 Million
In the “X-Men: Apocalypse” movie, Jennifer Lawrence returns as Mystique, a shapeshifter. At just 25 years old, Jennifer Lawrence is an international star with dozens of awards to her name, including an Oscar, three Golden Globes and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Some of the most popular films by the actress include “Joy,” “American Hustle,” “Silver Linings Playbook” and “The Hunger Games” trilogy. Jennifer Lawrence’s net worth is $60 million.
Sophie Turner Net Worth: $3 Million
Sophie Turner takes on the role of Jean Grey, the first female X-Men, love interest of Cyclops and one of the most powerful mutants in existence, with telepathic and telekinetic powers. The British actress is best known for her work as Sansa Stark on the HBO series “Game of Thrones.”
In 2016, she’ll appear in the film “Alone.” She’s also slated to star as Mary Shelley in the film “Mary Shelley’s Monster.” Sophie Turner’s net worth is $3 million.
Nicholas Hoult Net Worth: $4 Million
Nicholas Hoult returns as Hank McCoy, also known as Beast, in “X-Men: Apocalypse.” Best known for his work on “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Warm Bodies” and “About a Boy,” Hoult famously dated co-star Jennifer Lawrence for five years after meeting on the set of “X-Men: First Class.”
Aside from the “X-Men: Apocalypse” movie, the British actor has other projects in the works, including the films “Collide,” “Sand Castle,” “Rebel in the Rye” and “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.” Nicholas Hoult’s net worth is $4 million.
Evan Peters Net Worth: $3 Million
In the “X-Men: Apocalypse” movie, Evan Peters returns as Peter Maximoff, also known as Quicksilver, a mutant with super speed. Best known for his work on “American Horror Story,” Peters is currently filming the movie “Where the White Man Runs Away” and will appear in “Elvis & Nixon” later in 2016. Evan Peters’ net worth is $3 million.
Lucas Till Net Worth: $2 Million
Lucas Till is back for the third time to reprise the role of Alex Summers, also known as Havok, an X-Men with the power to release blasts of cosmic energy. The character is the older brother of Cyclops.
In addition to his work on the X-Men franchise, Lucas Till has worked on a host of other projects, including the films “Walk the Line” and “Stoker.” Later in 2016, the up-and-coming actor will appear in the film “The Disappointments Room,” followed by “Monster Trucks” in 2017.
In March 2016, CBS announced the young actor was chosen to play the title role in its forthcoming “MacGyver” remake. Lucas Till’s net worth is $2 million, but will likely increase as his star power rises.
Tye Sheridan Net Worth: Unknown
Tye Sheridan makes his X-Men debut as Scott Summers — otherwise known as Cyclops — a mutant and future X-Men leader with optic blast powers. The 19-year-old actor won the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award in 2014 for his work on “Mud,” and he was recognized with the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor for “Joe” in 2013.
He will also appear in the films “The Yellow Birds,” “Grass Stains” and “Detour” in 2016, followed by “Friday’s Child” in 2017. Tye Sheridan’s net worth is unknown.
Olivia Munn Net Worth: $12 Million
Olivia Munn appears as Psylocke in “X-Men: Apocalypse,” a mutant who uses her psionic powers to help Apocalypse. Best known for her work as Sloan Sabbith on the television series “The Newsroom,” Olivia Munn has also appeared in a number of films, including “Ride Along 2,” “Zoolander 2,” “Deliver Us From Evil” and “Iron Man 2.”
Next up for the actress is a role in “Office Christmas Party,” scheduled for release in December 2016. Olivia Munn’s net worth is $12 million.
Rose Byrne Net Worth: $12.5 Million
In the “X-Men: Apocalypse” movie, Rose Byrne plays Dr. Moira MacTaggert, CIA agent and love interest of Professor X. The Australian actress starred in “Bridesmaids” and recently held leading roles in a slew of films, including “Neighbors,” “Annie” and “Spy.”
Rose Byrne’s net worth is $12.5 million. She has been honored for her work numerous times, including two MTV Movie Awards and three AACTA Awards. Her most recent film, “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” was released in theaters on May 20.
All net worth figures are according to CelebrityNetWorth.com unless otherwise noted.