Mark Wahlberg is The Highest Paid Actor in the World
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is no longer the highest-paid actor in the world. Mark Wahlberg, who appeared in the robot comedy film Transformers: The Light Knight, is now listed on top of Forbes’ annual list, with a pretax haul of $68 million during the 12 month ranking period.
Despite falling from the top spot, Johnson still made a lot of money. Though the Baywatch movie was not a critical success, Johnson still made $65 million, thanks for his HBO hit Ballers and the forthcoming Jumanji sequel.
Tom Cruise is still making a ton of money and Adam Sandler is raking in cash from his Netflix-assisted return. Check out the 10 highest paid actors on earth below.
- Akshay Kumar $35.5 million
- Salman Khan $37 million
- Shah Rukh Khan $38 million
- Tom Cruise $43 million
- Robert Downey Jr. $48 million
- Jackie Chan $49 million
- Adam Sandler $50.5 million
- Vin Diesel $54.5 million
- Dwayne Johnson $65 million
- Mark Wahlberg $68 million
Wahlberg will next be seen in the largely robot-free comedy Daddy’s Home 2, alongside Will Ferrell and Mel Gibson.What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.