Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne Johnson clung to the highest slot on the listing of the world’s highest-paid male actors for a second straight 12 months, in response to an annual tally launched by Forbes journal on Tuesday.
Johnson, additionally recognized by his ring title The Rock, earned $87.5 million from June 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, Forbes mentioned, together with $23.5 million from Netflix Inc to star in film thriller Purple Discover. He additionally benefited from his Undertaking Rock health put on line for Below Armour Inc.
Ryan Reynolds, who co-stars with Johnson in Purple Discover, got here in second within the Forbes rating of male stars. He earned $20 million for that movie, plus one other $20 million for Netflix film Six Underground, the journal mentioned, a part of his $71.5 million whole for the one-year interval.
Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg, star of Netflix motion comedy Spenser Confidential, completed third with $58 million. Subsequent on the listing have been actors Ben Affleck with $55 million and Vin Diesel with $54 million.
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Akshay Kumar, the one Bollywood star within the prime 10, landed in sixth place with earnings of $48.5 million. Most of his revenue got here from product endorsements, Forbes mentioned.
Rounding out the listing have been Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, actors Will Smith and Adam Sandler, and martial-arts star Jackie Chan.
The figures are pre-tax and don’t embody deductions for charges given to brokers, managers and legal professionals, Forbes mentioned. The journal releases a separate listing of highest-paid actresses.
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