Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tops Forbes list of highest-paid-actors
Forbes has released its Highest-Paid Actors List for the year 2020, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson claimed the top spot for the second year in a row.
The American actor and former wrestler made an estimated $87.5 million in 2020, after earning $89.4 million last year.
Forbes pointed out that a large percentage of the 10 highest-paid actors made their earnings from Netflix.
They all earned a collective $545.5 million, with $140.5 million of that from the streaming service.
According to Forbes’ findings, The Rock made $23.5 million from Netflix for his role in the yet-to-be-released film, Red Notice, and also cashed out on his collaborations with the clothes and headphones brand, Under Armour.
Coming in at the second-highest-paid spot was Ryan Reynolds with $71.5 million. $20 million of it came from his work alongside Dwayne Johnson in ‘Red Notice,’ another $20 million for the Netflix movie, ‘6 Underground.’
Mark Wahlberg came in third on the list with earnings of $58 million, stemming from his producer credits for ‘McMillions’ and Wahl Street’, along with his role in Netflix film, ‘Spenser Confidential.’
The top ten richest actors on Forbes list with earnings estimated from June 1, 2019, to June 1, 2020, are as follows:
- Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – $87.5 million
- Ryan Reynolds – $71.5 million
- Mark Wahlberg – $58 million
- Ben Affleck – $55 million
- Vin Diesel – $54 million
- Akshay Kumar – $48.5 million
- Lin-Manuel Miranda – $45.5 million
- Will Smith – $44.5 million
- Adam Sandler – $41 million
- Jackie Chan – $40 million