Hollywood actors are some of the highest-paid individuals in the world, and their salaries only seem to be getting bigger every year. From box office hits to streaming services, these actors have proven time and time again that they are worth the investment. Here are the top 10 highest-paid actors in Hollywood.
1. Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tops the list as the highest-paid actor in Hollywood for the second year in a row. In 2020, he reportedly earned a whopping $87.5 million from his film and television projects, as well as from his endorsement deals.
2. Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds takes the second spot on the list, earning $71.5 million a year. Much of his earnings came from his roles in “Deadpool” and “Deadpool 2,” as well as from his investment in Aviation American Gin.
3. Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg comes in at number three with a total earning of $58 million in twelves months. Wahlberg’s earnings come from a variety of sources, including his reality show “Wahlburgers” and his role in the film “Spenser Confidential.”
4. Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck takes the fourth spot on the list, earning $55 million back in 2020. Much of his earnings came from his role in “The Way Back” and his upcoming appearance as Batman in the upcoming film “The Flash.”
5. Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel earned $54 million in 3 years ago over 12 months, putting him in the fifth spot on the list. The majority of his earnings came from his role in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, which has become one of the highest-grossing film franchises of all time.
6. Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is the only Bollywood actor to make it onto the list, earning $48.5 million in 2020. Kumar is known for his roles in action films and has appeared in over 150 films throughout his career.
7. Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda takes the seventh spot on the list, earning $45.5 million over 12 months. Much of his earnings came from the release of “Hamilton” on Disney+, as well as from his work on the upcoming film “In the Heights.”
8. Will Smith
Will Smith earned $44.5 million in one year putting him in the eighth spot on the list. Much of his earnings came from his role in “Bad Boys for Life” and his upcoming role in “King Richard,” where he will play the father of Venus and Serena Williams.
9. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler takes the ninth spot on the list, earning $41 million in 2020. Much of his earnings came from his role in the Netflix film “Hubie Halloween,” as well as from his deal with the streaming service to produce several more films.
10. Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan rounds out the top 10, earning up to $40 million a year. Much of his earnings came from his work in Chinese films, as well as from his endorsement deals.
These actors have proven that talent and hard work can pay off in a big way. It’s clear that their contributions to the entertainment industry are highly valued, and their earnings reflect that.
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