We have had few articles in past on highest paid singers in Bollywood then we had article on highest paid cricketers and highest paid directors. Now recently Forbes has come up with the list of Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in World and this time in this list there are few names from Bollywood too. Lets not talk about something else and quickly move to our todays article and in this we would be talking about their career, earning in 2017 and then move to the list.
Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in World
10. Akshay Kumar – $31,500,000
Akshay Kumar is in this list with a whooping earning of $31,500,000 in the year 2016. Recently there was a data which revealed that he earned more than 3000 crores and this is only the money which was declared to public. He has worked in many movies in Bollywood and he is known as the most fit star of Bollywood.
9. Robert Downey Jr – $33,000,000
He was at the top place in the list of June 2014 and June 2015 and now he has come down to 9th place. IronMan has got the biggest setback of this life, he has worked in many Hollywood movies and he has got awards like Golden globe awards and screen actors guild awards.
8. Shah Rukh Khan – $33,000,000
The one and only Shah Rukh Khan has earned whooping $33,000,000 in 2016 and it is equa to Robert Downey Jr. Shahrukh Khan has received many awards and most of his movies has got 200 crores in box office.
7. Vin Diesel – $35,000,000
Born wrestler has worked on all fast and furious series and with that he has worked in many movies. He is the founder of the production companies One Race Films, Racetrack Records, and Tigon Studios.
6. Ben Affleck – $43,000,000
He has worked in many movies like Armageddon (1998), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002) and The Sum of All Fears (2002) then Daredevil and Gigli (both 2003). He has won Golden globe awards, BAFTA for his direction too and he has become a versatile director too.
5. Johnny Depp – $48,000,000
After working in a television series 21 Jump street he became a youth icon and since then he never looked back. Johnny Deep earned $48,000,000 in 2016. He had a musical career too and he had played guitar.
4. Tom Cruise – $48,000,000
Tom Cruise has won awards like three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He is a versatile actor and producer who has become a lot of name and fame.
3. Matt Damon – $55,000,000
Matt Damon is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter. Many times he got ranked as highest-grossing actors of all time. He has worked in more than 26 films like Interstellar, Dogma, True Grit and Elysium.
2. Jackie Chan – $61,000,000
Jackie Chan who is an inspiration to many is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. His estimated worth is said to be around $350 million and he is one of the richest actors of Hollywood.
Number one : Dwayne Johnson – $64,500,00
Dwayne Johnson is a professional wrestler, American football and a versatile actors of Hoooywood. He is very famous due to wrestling and He is the world’s highest-paid actor of 2017. Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2017.
Do have a look at the list below which has actors from 11th to 20th place.
- Brad Pitt = $31,500,000
- Adam Sandler = $30,000,000
- Mark Wahlberg = $30,000,000
- Salman Kahn = $28,500,000
- Leonardo DiCaprio = $27,000,000
- Chris Pratt = $26,000,000
- Will Smith = $20,500,000
- Amitabh Bachchan = $20,000,000
- Matthew McConaughey = $18,000,000
- Harrison Ford = $15,000,000