Who is The Highest Paid Actor in the World?
The top spot was awarded to George Clooney, whose $239 million was already disclosed in last month’s celebrity rich list. While Scarlett Johannson was revealed as the highest paid actress last week, earning $40.5 million.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has nearly doubled his 2017 earnings, making $119 million in the past 12 months, according to Forbes highest paid actor list. Actors Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Jackie Chan and Will Smith were all in the top tier – earning more than Johannson, with seventh place Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar matching the actress’s income.
Completing the top 10 were Adam Sandler, US actor Chris Evans and Salman Khan.George Clooney returns to this year’s list, thanks to the sale of his Casamigos tequila company to drinks giant Diageo in a deal worth $1 billion.
Top 10 Highest Paid Actors
George Clooney – $239 million
Dwayne Johnson – $119 million
Robert Downey Jr – $79 million
Chris Hemsworth – $64.5 million
Jackie Chan -$45.5 million
Will Smith – $42 million
Akshay Kumar -$40.5 million
Adam Sandler – $39.5 million
Chris Evans – $34 million
Salman Khan – $33.5 million