Dwayne Johnson alia know as The Rock, named as the highest paid male actor for a second year in a row after making $87.5m (₦33.2 billion) in a year by Wealth magazine, Forbes.
The Rock who is into Wrestling but which have move into acting reportedly earned $87.5m (£67m) between 1 June 2019 and 1 June 2020, including $23.5m for the Netflix thriller Red Notice.
Report from Forbes claim that he also made money from his fitness clothing line, Project Rock.
Forbes said, the 10 top earners combined made $545.5m this year – more than a quarter of that from Netflix,
The second highest paid actor is Johnson’s Red Notice co-star Ryan Reynolds with $71.5m. Among his movie deals were $20m, also for Red Notice, and $20m for Six Underground, another Netflix film.
While the third highest paid was actor and producer, Mark Wahlberg, who earned $58m, while Ben Affleck came in fourth and Vin Diesel fifth.
As we all know that American film industry is one of the best so far, but let me take you to another place…Indian actor Akshay Kumar was the only Bollywood star in the top 10. He came in sixth place with earnings of $48.5m, which Forbes said mostly came from product endorsement deals.
Another actors on the list were Will Smith and Adam Sandler, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and the veteran movie star which is Jackie Chan.
The highest-paid actresses for the same period are released as a separate list, and are yet to be announced.
Last year, Scarlett Johansson topped that list with an income of $56m – less than that year’s seventh-placed actor.
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