The month of August is going on quite well for Dwayne Johnson. After tying the knot with his long-time girlfriend Lauren Hashian last Sunday, there is some more good news for the wrestler-turned-actor.
Dwayne Johnson has reclaimed the top spot on Forbes magazine’s list of Highest Paid Male Actors. According to the list, the Fast and Furious star managed to earn a monumental $89.4 million from June 2018 to June 2019.
His recent releases Hobbs and Shaw, Skyscraper and HBO comedy Ballers helped him reclaim the top spot. Apparently, The Rock makes $700,000 per episode on Ballers.
Dwayne Johnson returns to the top after 2 years
Dwayne Johnson is back on the number one spot after a gap of two years. The last time he took the number one spot was back in 2016. The following two years, he remained on the number two position.
The top 10 richest list is widely dominated by Marvel Studios stars with Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr, taking the number two and three spots respectively. The two stars earned $76.4 million and $66 million respectively.
Robert Downey Jr is followed by Bollywood mega star Akshay Kumar who netted $ 65 million.
The other Marvel stars in the top ten list are Bradley Cooper ( $57m) , Chris Evans ($43.5m) and Paul Rudd ($41m).
Fan favorite actor Jackie Chan secures the number fifth position with total earnings of $58 million.
Here is the complete list of top 10 highest paid male actors.
- Dwayne Johnson ($89.4 million)
- Chris Hemsworth ($76.4 million)
- Robert Downey Jr. ($66 million)
- Akshay Kumar ($65 million)
- Jackie Chan ($58 million)
- Bradley Cooper ($57 million)
- Adam Sandler ($57 million)
- Chris Evans ($43.5 million)
- Paul Rudd ($41 million)
- Will Smith ($35 million)