Academy Awards: The richest nominees to never win an Oscar


The 89th Academy Awards kick off Feb. 26, 2017, and celebrate nearly 90 years of safe bets, monumental upsets and unlikely underdogs. For some celebrities, it marks another awards season without an Oscar to show for strong performances in the box office.

But missing out on the famed Oscar statuette doesn't just mean these celebrities are going home empty-handed. It could mean they're missing out on potential pay increases for future films. Here's a look at 20 of the richest Academy Awards nominees who have never won an Oscar, but are still making it rain.

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