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August 26, 2016

Dwayne Johnson aka “The Rock” tops list of highest paid actors in Hollywood

Dwayne Johnson aka "The Rock" tops list of highest paid actors in Hollywood

Former full time wrestler “The Rock” who quit WWE for Hollywood in 2013 is the highest paid actor in the movie industry for 2016, according to Forbes Magazine.

Forbes claims that actor Dwayne Johnson collected about $64.5 million for movies this year alone, sidestepping Jackie Chan and Matt Demon at $61 million and $55 million respectively.

Reacting to the feat, Johnson tweeted:

“Want to say two things about this: I started with $7 bucks. If I can overcome, so can you.”

Full Forbes’ list of highest paid actors 2016:

  1. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – $64,500,00 
  2. Jackie Chan – $61,000,000 
  3. Matt Damon – $55,000,000 
  4. Tom Cruise – $53,000,000 
  5. Johnny Depp – $48,000,000 
  6. Ben Affleck – $43,000,000 
  7. Vin Diesel – $35,000,000 
  8. Shah Rukh Khan – $33,000,000 
  9. Robert Downey Jr. – $33,000,000 
  10. Akshay Kumar – $31,500,000 
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