The world’s 10 highest-paid actors earned a conbined $ 456.5 million between June 1, 2015 and June 1, 2016 before management fees and taxes. Figures are based on data from Nielsen, Box office Mojo and IMDB , as well as interviews with agents, managers and lawyers carried by The Forbes.
- Dwayne Johnson, The Rock ($64 Million)
Rock-solid box numbers helped Dwayne Johnson to earn $64 million. He has become Hollywood’s go to action hero.
- Jackie Chan ($61 million)
The world’s number two highest paid actor has not has a stateside live action smash in ages but he is the king of china’s burgeoning box office.
- Matt Damon ($55 Million)
Damon earned handsomely from the film and nabbed a best actor Oscar nod while banking sizable checks for his return as Jason.
- Tom cruise ($53 Million)
Hollywood’s favorite scientologist banked a big backend paycheck for 2015’s Mission impossible Rogue Nation and upfront fees for a Jack reacher Sequel and Mena.
- Johnny Depp ($48 Million)
He pocketed an estimated eight figures upfront for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean installment and box office bomb Alice Through the Looking Glass, but his earnings will likely plummet next year.
- Ben Affleck ($43 Million)
It may have been panned by critics, but batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice gave Affleck the best box office of his career. The movie grossed over $870 million worldwide.
- Vin Diesel ($35 Million)
With an upfront paycheck for the latest Diesel-powered installment, Furious 8 and a sequel to Guardians of The Galaxy, the gravelly voiced actor joins the list for the third time.
- Shah Rukh Khan ($33 Million)
Khan continues to rule Bollywood’s box office with the lead role in hit Dilwale and many other.
- Robert Downey Jr. ($33 Million)
Downey has had a quieter year with Captain America: Civil War released in whole year scoring period.
- Akshay Kumar ($31.5 Million)
He is one of Bollywood’s busiest leading men banked top rupee for three hit films in scoring period.