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Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes’ 2019 list of highest-paid actors in the world


Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes’ 2019 list of highest-paid actors in the world

A new marriage isn’t the only thing, Dwayne Johnson, also known as the Rock has to celebrate. The 47-year-old wrestler turned actor tops Forbes’ 2019 list of the world’s 10 highest-paid actors, earning $89.4 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019.

He climbed from his number two placing last year – despite his $89.4m (£73.6m) earnings which are less than the $119m (£98.1m) he made in 2018.

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He also commands up to 15% of the pool from high-grossing franchise movies, including Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which had a worldwide box office of $962.1 million. He also gets paid $700,000 per episode for HBO’s Ballers and seven figures in royalties for his line of clothing, shoes and headphones with Under Armour.

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Chris Hemsworth also joined the list, he reportedly raked in $76.4 million and isn’t the only superhero on the list.

He is joined by Robert Downey Jr., aka Iron Man, who takes the third spot on Forbes’ list with $66 million. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar ($65 million) and Jackie Chan ($58 million) round out the top 5.

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See full list:

Forbes list of the world’s best-paid male actors 2018
Dwayne Johnson – $89.4m (£73.6m)

Chris Hemsworth – $76.4m (£62.9m)

Robert Downey Jr – $66m (£54.4m)

Akshay Kumar – $65m (£53.5m)

Jackie Chan – $58m (£47.8m)

Bradley Cooper – $57m (£46.9m)

Adam Sandler – $57m (£46.9m)

Chris Evans – $43m (£35.4m)

Paul Rudd – $41m (£33.8m)

Will Smith – $35m (£28.8m)

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