6 actors with the most Oscar wins of all time

Meryl Streep won an Academy Award for best actress at the 84th Oscars. Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images

Earning an Oscar is no easy feat, but some actors have managed to win several Academy Awards over the course of their careers.

Katharine Hepburn has the most Oscar statuettes in the history of the award show, thanks to her leading roles in “Morning Glory,” “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “The Lion in the Water,” and “On Golden Pond.” She’s followed closely behind by Meryl Streep, who has three wins due to her standout performances in “Kramer vs. Kramer,” “Sophie’s Choice,” and “The Iron Lady.” In addition, Streep has more Oscar nominations than any other actor.

Here are the actors with the most Oscar wins of all time.

Actors most oscar wins all time chart
Katharine Hepburn earned four Oscars. Shayanne Gal/INSIDER