Forbes released its annual list of the highest-paid actors in the world, out of which we have listed the top 10 highest paid actors, ranking is based on their earnings, with Mark Wahlberg topping the list. He is currently the highest-paid actor in the world, according to Forbes. Check out the full article to see some of the actors who made the cut.
Here Is The List Of Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in 2017
10. Akshay Kumar, $35.5 million
Akshay Kumar is an Indian-born Canadian actor, producer, martial artist, stuntman and television personality. He’s been working in Bollywood for about 25 full years now. He is listed in Forbes Top highest paid Actors in the world. He became the first Bollywood actor whose movies have crossed respectively the US $310 million in 2013 and US $470 million in 2016 in their domestic net lifetime collection.
9. Salman Khan, $37 million
Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, and television personality. In a film career spanning almost thirty years, He is one of the most well-known and commercially successful actors of Indian cinema. Khan starred in “Tubelight,” and “Sultan” this year, bringing in the big bucks at the box office. He is the 9th highest paid actor in the world, according to Forbes.
8. Shah Rukh Khan, $38 million
Shah Rukh Khan, also known as SRK, is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. He is also know as the “Badshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood”, “King Khan”, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful and highest paid film stars in the world, according to forbes.
7. Tom Cruise, $43 million
Tom Cruise, is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the film Endless Love. In 2012, Cruise was Hollywood’s highest-paid actor. The action star’s recent movies “The Mummy” and “Mission” made him big bucks, scored 7th highest paid actors in the world, according to forbes.
6. Robert Downey, Jr., $48 million
Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor and singer. For three consecutive years from 2012 to 2015, Downey topped the Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors, making an estimated $80 million in earnings between June 2014 and June 2015. The action star made a huge amount of money from his upfront fees for his upcoming superhero film “Avengers: Infinity War.”, scored 6th highest paid actors in the world, according to forbes.
5. Jackie Chan, $49 million
Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. He has trained in Kung Fu and Hapkido. He has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 150 films. Chan made big bucks in China this past year, with his hits “Railroad Tiger” and “Kung Fu Yoga.”. He is listed among top 10 highest paid actors in the world, according to forbes.
4. Adam Sandler, $50.5 million
Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. He is best known for his comedic roles, He has ventured into more dramatic territory with his roles in Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007), Funny People (2009) and The Meyerowitz Stories(2017). Netflix films has the streaming site asking the comedian to produce an additional four films making him the 4th highest paid actor in the world, according to forbes.
3. Vin Diesel, $54.5 million
Mark Sinclair, better known by his stage name Vin Diesel, is an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter. He is well known for his portrayals of Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious film series, Richard B. Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick series and Xander Cage in the xXx series. He is the 3rd highest paid actor in the world, according to forbes.
2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, $65 million
Dwayne Douglas Johnson also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor and former WWE champion. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, Johnson’s first leading film role was in The Scorpion King in 2002. For this, he was paid US$5.5 million, a world record for an actor in his first starring role. He was the world’s highest-paid actor of 2016. Now makes top dollar for his upfront movies. Today he is 2nd highest paid actor in the world, according to Forbes.
1. Mark Wahlberg, $68 million
Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg, He was known by his stage name Marky Mark. He is an American actor, producer, businessman, former model, rapper, and songwriter. He is known for his “tough guy” action persona, frequently portraying police officers, military personnel, or criminals in his films. He earned huge bucks from his two films,”Daddy’s Home” and “Transformers: The Last Knight,” that grossed a combined $5.3 billion worldwide making him top highest paid actor in the world, according to Forbes.