Actor and former professional wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is, according to Forbes magazine, the best paid actor in the world after earning no less than $64,500,000 last year.
Dwayne Johnson is leading the best paid actors in the world list, which was recently published by the reputable Forbes magazine.
Dwayne Johnson managed to surpass the other actors included in the list after earning $64,500,000 in 2016.
This means that his income doubled compared to what he made in 2015.
The projects that helped Dwayne Johnson become the best paid actor in the world were “Central Intelligence”, “Baywatch” and “Fast and Furious 8”.
Actor Jackie Chan is also included in this list earning about $61 million thanks to the movies he launched in China and Matt Damon comes in third on the list with $55 million thanks to “The Martian” movie.
Almost 25% of the actors included on the list by Forbes magazine are actors that do not live and work in the United States.
Shahrukh Khan, the popular Bollywood actor earned no less than $33 million in 2016.
Actress Jennifer Lawrence is the best paid actress in the world for the second year in a row. The movies that made Jennifer a lot of money are “The Hunger Games” and “Passengers”.
Only four actresses made more than $20 million last year and they are: Jennifer Lawrence, Melissa McCarthy, Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Aniston.
Dwayne Johnson has become one of the best paid actors in Hollywood in the last few years mostly thanks to his spectacular performance in the “Fast and Furious” franchise.
Dwayne Johnson managed to become one of the best paid actors in Hollywood also thanks to his performances in movies such as “The Mummy returns”, “Be Cool”, “Game Plan”, “Tooth Fairy”, “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”, “Pain & Gain”, “G.I. Joe – Retaliation” and “Hercules”.