2018 HIGHEST PAID ACTORS IN THE WORLD
Tech Forbes stratified the ten highest-paid actors within the world, and Number 1 wasn’t even in a movie this year. Here are the 10 highest-paid actors within the world:
10. Chris Evans — $34 million
Evans’ check primarily stemmed from his role as Captain America in Marvel medium Universe films, as well as the 2018 blockbuster “Avengers: eternity War.”
9. Salman Khan — $38.5 million
Khan, a film industry star, earned $38.5 million from a mix of undefeated films that he marked in and made, as well as 2017’s “Tiger Zinda Hai,” and endorsement deals for consumer items like Suzuki motorcycles and Chlormint gum.
8. Adam Sandler — $39.5 million
Sandler created millions from his Netflix motion-picture show deal, that he signed in 2014 and extended for four films in 2017. Forbes aforementioned he additionally attained six-figures for every live comedy act he performed within the last year.
7. Akshay Kumar — $40.5 million
Bollywood’s Kumar brought in backend profits from his film releases like “Toilet” and “Padman.” He also endorsed around 20 brands, per Forbes, including Indian finance conglomerate Tata and battery manufacturer Eveready.
6. Will Smith — $42 million
Smith earned a reported $20 million for his role in Netflix’s critically panned original film “Bright.” He also signed contracts to appear in upcoming films, including the 2019 live adaptation of Disney’s “Aladdin” and also the computer-animated comedy “Spies in Disguise.”
5. Jackie Chan — $45.5 million
Chan took home millions from his prima roles in six films in 2017, as well as “Kung Fu Yoga” and “The Foreigner.” He additionally created a series of product endorsements and brought
in revenue from the road of theaters that he owns.
4. Chris Hemsworth — $64.5 million
Forbes aforementioned Hemsworth over doubled his earnings from its 2017 list because of his paychecks from 2blockbuster Marvel films, “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Avengers: eternity War.”
3. Robert Downey Jr. — $81 million
Downey Jr. reportedly nearly doubled his salary from Forbes’ 2017 list by negotiating outsized contracts for his appearances as Iron Man in Marvel films, including an estimated $15 million upfront payment for his brief role in 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”
2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson — $124 million
Johnson’s $124 million gave him the highest-ever total for acting earnings in the history of Forbes’ Celebrity 100 for the outlet’s 2018 list.
The “vast majority” of Johnson’s cash came from acting earnings, as well as large direct checks for blockbusters like “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” Forbes reported.
1. George Clooney — $239 million
Clooney brought in the highest-ever earnings of his career and in the history of Forbes’ actors list for his share of the $700 million sale of his tequila company, Casamigos, to the British liquor company Diageo.