The combined net worth of world’s highest-paid actors (top ten) accounts for $748.5 million (as tallied between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018). This is before fees and taxes. Meet men who rank in millions.
World’s Highest-Paid Actors 2018 List
10. Chris Evans
Although the total annual take-home of Captain America is half his Avengers co-star Robert Downey Jr., he still charges in millions for the roles played by him in Marvel movies. Currently, Evans stands as one of the three Avengers who fall in the highest-paid actors’ list.
9. Salman Khan
The King of Bollywood, Bhaijaan continues to rule Bollywood along with its movies such as Tiger Zinda Hai. From Suzuki motorcycle endorsements to Chlormint gum, he firmly holds his position among India’s top earners.
8. Adam Sandler
The king of home video, all thanks to the Netflix deal, continues to make in millions from the comedies which he writes, directs and stars in them. His income also gets supplemented by the live comedy gigs he does which make him earn in six figures per night.
7. Akshay Kumar
Regarded as one of the leading men in Bollywood, he has transitioned to roles that are socially-conscious such as Toilet and Padman. His backend profits help him in minting millions, and the rest is taken care by the endorsements he does for like 20 brands, including Tata and Eveready. Being in the list of world’s highest paid actor, this Bollywood actor has moved mountains.
6. Will Smith
Age is just a number, and Will Smith proves the same even at the age of 49. His Netflix venture, Bright helped him earn an estimated $20 million. Recently, he appeared in a music video of Nicky Jam – World Cup Anthem “Live It Up.”
5. Jackie Chan
Still enjoying as the status of China’s top movie actor, Chan had six movies that got released in 2017 which included roles in action flicks like Bleeding Steel and The Foreigner. Apart from the vast array of endorsements and producer credits, he earns quite well from his line of movie theaters.
4. Chris Hemsworth
All thanks to the Marvel movies such as Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War, the God of Thunder now has earnings that are more than twice what he earned last year. Due for 2019, Hemsworth has, even more, to make from the fourth Avengers movie.
3. Robert Downey Jr.
Negotiating with an iron fist, Iron Man earned an estimated $15 million upfront for the limited time he shared the screen in 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming. This amount came many times to him for his role in Avengers: Infinity War; between that and The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle. His paycheck now is double that of what he received in 2017.
2. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
The fast and furious actor has astonishingly climbed to the second position the list of world’s highest-paid actors. All thanks to the upfront paychecks he received along with the cut from the profits of Hollywood adventure flick, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. His vast social following garnishes him with an extra seven figures, helping him nearly double his 2017 earnings.
1. George Clooney
Casamigos, the tequila company went into the hands of British liquor giant Diageo for $700 million, co-founded by the movie star with pals Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman. This gave Clooney a massive annual take-home which was the highest as compared to any actor.
With Clooney, we have the winner.