Dwayne Johnson Is 2016 Highest Paid Hollywood Actor With $64.5 Million

Dwayne Johnson Is 2016 Highest Paid Hollywood Actor With $64.5 Million [FULL LIST]

By Ogala Osoka | Staff Reporter on August 28, 2016
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Actor and former professional wrestler, Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson who is also known as The Rock has been named the highest paid actor by Forbes.

The former wrestler, due to his feature in the action franchise film, Fast and Furious 8: Central Intelligence and the forth-coming Baywatch, has doubled his earnings.

Last year, Dwayne Johnson was in the 11th position of the highest paid actors’ list, earning $31 million from June 2014 to June 2015.

He outranked Robert Downey Jr. who had held the top spot of the list for three consecutive times.

He expressed his excitement on Twitter, encouraging his fans in the process:

Forbes reports that Johnson has earned $64.5 million this year.

Second on the list is Jackie Chan, at $61 million and third is Matt Damon at $55 million.

Here is a list of Forbes’ top 30 highest paid actors

  1. Dwayne Johnson, $64.6m
  2. Jackie Chan, $61m
  3. Matt Damon, $55m
  4. Tom Cruise, $53m
  5. Johnny Depp, $48m
  6. Jennifer Lawrence, $46m
  7. Ben Affleck, $43m
  8. Vin Diesel, $35m
  9. Melissa McCarthy, $33m
  10. Shah Rukh Khan, $33m
  11. Robert Downey Jr, $33m
  12. Akshay Kumar, $31.5m
  13. Brad Pitt, $31.5m
  14. Adam Sandler, $30m
  15. Mark Wahlberg, $30m
  16. Salman Khan, $28.5M
  17. Leonardo Dicaprio, $27m
  18. Chris Pratt, $26
  19. Scarlett Johansson, $25m
  20. Will Smith, $20m
  21. Amitabh Bachchan, $20m
  22. Jennifer Aniston, $21m
  23. Matthew McConaughey, $18m
  24. Fan Bingbing, $17m
  25. Harrison Ford, $15m
  26. Charlize Theron, $16.5m
  27. Amy Adams, $13.5m
  28. Julia Roberts, $12m
  29. Mila Kunis, $11m
  30. Deepika Padukone, $10m

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