According to Forbes, Dwayne Johnson still remains the first on the list of highest-paid actors in the world. However, this achievement might not be possible if not for Netflix, which paid him and about half of the actors on the Forbes annual list, tens of millions to star in its action movies, including the upcoming one, titled ‘Red Notice’. Sitting on the second position is Ryan Reynolds, with Mark Wahlberg being the third highest-paid actor in the world. In case you’re interested, here’s the list of the top 10 highest-paid actors in the world.
List Of Top 10 Highest-Paid Actors In The World In 2020
1- Dwayne Johnson ($87.5 Million)
With an estimated earning of $87.5 Million, Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) currently sits on the first position on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world. That is partly possible, all thanks to Netflix, which paid the popular actor $23.5 million to star in its upcoming movie, as noted by Forbes. Apart from that, the achievement is also possible because of his first successful Under Armour line, called Project Rock collection.
2- Ryan Reynolds ($71.5 Million)
Ryan Reynolds sits on the second position on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world. That’s because of his current estimated worth, which is about $71.5 million. According to Forbes, this achievement is partly because of Reynolds’s recent wins of more than $20 million each, in Netflix films, including ‘Six Underground’ and ‘Red Notice’.
3- Mark Wahlberg ($58 Million)
Next on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world is Mark Wahlberg. That’s because he’s currently worth a total of $58 million. Well, part of the achievement is attributed to ‘Spenser Confidential’, a Netflix movie that debuted in March 2020. Apart from that, the popular movie actor also made tens of millions, working on a couple of series, “McMillions” and “Wahl Street.”
4- Ben Affleck ($55 Million)
Sitting on the fourth position on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world is Ben Affleck. And that’s because of his current estimated earnings, which is about $55 million. Furthermore, Affleck has recently starred in a Netflix movie, titled ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’. Apart from that, he also starred in ‘The Way Back’.
5- Vin Diesel ($54 Million)
Vin Diesel is currently the Fifth highest-paid actor in the world. According to Forbes, the famous actor earns a total of about $54 million. Recently, Diesel acted as the producer on ‘Fast & Furious Spy Racers’, an animated Netflix series. He was also supposed to star in the next ‘F9’ movie in April, but couldn’t because production has been moved to 2021.
6- Akshay Kumar ($48.5 Million)
Akshay Kumar, a popular Bollywood star, is currently the sixth on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world. The superstar, who recently starred in an Amazon Prime series, titled ‘The End’, earns a total of $48.5 million, according to Forbes. However, his achievement is mostly possible because he has plenty of endorsement deals.
7- Lin-Manuel Miranda ($45.5 Million)
According to Forbes, Miranda currently sits on the seventh position on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world. The actor has a total earning of $45.5 million, which mostly comes from his Broadway production of “Hamilton”, which Disney recently bought its copyrights.
8- Will Smith ($44.5 Million)
With estimated earnings of about $44.5 million, Will Smith sits on the eighth position on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world. He’s currently on this list because of his mobile phone hits, which include the recent Snapchat series and his well known Instagram account.
9- Adam Sandler ($41 Million)
With estimated earnings of about $41 million, Adam Sandler is currently the ninth highest-paid actor in the world in 2020. According to Forbes, most of Sandler’s success came from a deal worth $250 million that he signed back in 2014, to create four movies with Netflix. That came shortly after his film, titled ‘Murder Mystery’ became one of the highest streamed movies of all time.
10- Jackie Chan ($40 Million)
Last on the list of top 10 highest-paid actors in the world is Jackie Chan. And that’s because of his current estimated earnings of $40 million. Jackie started his movie career about 6 decades ago and is currently consistent and active as ever. In the past year, he was able to make 5 movies, which contributed to his earnings for 2020. Apart from that, his success also goes to his licensing and endorsement deals in 2020.