Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has scored the title of the world’s highest paid actor for the second year in a row.
Between June 2019 and June 2020, Johnson amassed $ 87.5 million, grossing $ 23.5 million from his lead role in Netflix’s upcoming film “Red Notice,” according to Forbes. In addition, Johnson has found monetary success with his Under Armor clothing line, Project Rock.
However, this is a slight decrease from 2019, during which Johnson contributed $ 89.4 million to star in “Jumanji: The Next Level,” among other projects. Johnson first topped the list in 2016, with earnings of $ 64.5 million.
Just behind Johnson is his Red Avis star Ryan Reynolds with $ 71.5 million. Reynolds was paid $ 20 million for the film, in addition to another $ 20 million from Netflix for “Six Underground.”; A third Netflix movie starring Reynolds is also in the works, contributing another major salary.
Another Netflix favorite, Mark Wahlberg, came in third with $ 58 million. His profits come from the action comedy “Spenser Confidential”, as well as his production roles in documentaries such as “McMillions” and “Wahl Street”.
Ben Affleck continues with the $ 55 million earnings from his return to the big screen in “The Way Back” and “The Last Thing He Wanted.”
Vin Diesel, which still earned $ 54 million, despite the release date of “Fast and Furious 9” was re-added. His production role in Netflix’s animated lineup, “Fast and Furious Spy Races,” kept the portfolio warm.
Completing the top ten are Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, creator of “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda, Will Smith, Adam Sandler and Jackie Chan. Combined, these ten actors were paid more than $ 545 million.
Although Forbes ’list of highest paid actresses in 2020 has yet to be released, the results of the top ten actresses on last year’s list reached just $ 314.6 million.
Below are the top ten highest paid actors of 2020:
- Dwayne Johnson: $ 87.5 million
- Ryan Reynolds: $ 71.5 million
- Mark Wahlberg – $ 58 million
- Ben Affleck: $ 55 million
- Vin Diesel: $ 54 million
- Akshay Kumar: $ 48.5 million
- Lin-Manuel Miranda: $ 45.5 million
- Will Smith: $ 44.5 million
- Adam Sandler: $ 41 million
- Jackie Chan – $ 40 million