Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has an impressive year so far. He starred in “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” which premiered this month and “Jumanji: Next Level” and has now been named as the highest paid actor in the world by Forbes, overtaking Robert Downey Jr., and Chris Hemsworth.
He is Forbes’ list of highest-paid male actors of 2019, with a total income of $89.4 million over the past year. Downey Jr. earned $66 million in the last one year, and Hemsworth earned $76.4 million under the same period, according to Forbes.
The Rock will earn an upfront salary of up to $23.5 million according to Forbes for “Jumanji: Next Level” making the film his highest pay yet. Also, for his work on the small screen, Dwayne takes in $700,000 per episode of HBO show “Ballers” and earns seven figures in royalties from clothing brand “Under Armour”.
The other top 10 highest-paid actors this year:
Akshay Kumar – $65 million
Jackie Chan – $58 million
Bradley Cooper – $57 million
Adam Sandler – $57 million
Chris Evans – $43.5 million
Paul Rudd – $41 million
Will Smith – $35 million.