Dwayne Johnson is having a hell of a week. Just days after getting married, the star was named the highest-paid actor in the world, according to Forbes.
The Hobbes & Shaw star earned $89.4 million between June 1st, 2018 ad June 1st, 2019, holding off a slew of Marvel actors to top the list. Besides his movie work, Rock, who was last number-one in 2016, also gets $700,000 per episode for HBO’s Ballers.
Right behind him was Avengers: Endgame stars Chris Hemsworth ($76.4 million) and Robert Downey Junior ($66 million) at number-three and number-four, respectively. Endgame stars Bradley Cooper ($57 million), Chris Evans ($43.5 million) and Paul Rudd ($41 million) also made the list.
International stars Akshay Kumar ($65 million) and Jackie Chan ($58 million) rounded out the Top 5.
2019’S HIGHEST PAID ACTORS:
- Dwayne Johnson: $89.4 million
- Chris Hemsworth: $76.4 million
- Robert Downey Junior: $66 million
- Akshay Kumar: $65 million
- Jackie Chan: $58 million
- Adam Sandler: $57 million
- Bradley Cooper: $57 million
- Chris Evans: $43.5 million
- Paul Rudd: $41 million
- Will Smith: $35 million