LOS ANGELES • Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne Johnson clung to the highest slot on the listing of the world’s highest-paid actors for a second straight yr, in keeping with an annual tally launched by Forbes journal on Tuesday.
Johnson, additionally identified by his ring title “The Rock”, earned US$87.5 million (S$120.2 million) from June 1 final yr to June 1 this yr, Forbes mentioned, together with US$23.5 million from Netflix to star in upcoming thriller film Purple Discover.
He additionally benefited from his Undertaking Rock health put on line for Below Armour.
Actor Ryan Reynolds, who co-stars with Johnson in Purple Discover, got here in second within the Forbes rating of male stars.
He earned US$20 million for that movie, plus one other US$20 million for Netflix film 6 Underground (2019), the journal mentioned, a part of his US$71.5 million whole for the one-year interval.
Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg, star of Netflix motion comedy Spenser Confidential (2020), got here in third with US$58 million.
Subsequent on the listing have been actors Ben Affleck with US$55 million and Vin Diesel with US$54 million.
Akshay Kumar, the one Bollywood star within the prime 10, landed in sixth place with earnings of US$48.5 million. Most of his revenue got here from product endorsements, Forbes mentioned.
Rounding out the listing have been Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, actors Will Smith and Adam Sandler, and martial-arts star Jackie Chan.
The figures are pre-tax and don’t embody deductions for charges given to brokers, managers and attorneys, Forbes mentioned.
The journal has a separate listing of highest-paid actresses.