The $65 Million Dollar Man: Mark Wahlberg Tops Forbes List of Highest-Paid Actors - NBC10 Boston

The $65 Million Dollar Man: Mark Wahlberg Tops Forbes List of Highest-Paid Actors

The top 10 actors banked a cumulative $488.5 million — nearly three times the $172.5 million combined total of the 10 top-earning women.

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    World’s Highest-Paid Actors

    Forbes released its annual list of the highest-paid actors in the world. The list proves there’s big money out there for the stars of mega-budget action films. The year’s top earner may surprise you. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017)

    "Transformers: The Last Knight" star Mark Wahlberg has outmuscled Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood's highest-paid actor in the past year with a transforming income of $68 million, according to Forbes magazine.

    The former rapper known as Marky Mark beat out "Baywatch" star Johnson, with $65 million, and Johnson's "The Fate of the Furious" co-star Vin Diesel, worth $54.5 million

    The rest of the top five, released Tuesday, includes Adam Sandler, flush with a Netflix deal, at No. 4 with $50.5 million and Jackie Chan with $49 million.

    The top 10 actors banked a cumulative $488.5 million — nearly three times the $172.5 million combined total of the 10 top-earning women.

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    Michael B. Jordan and Sylvster Stallone on "Creed II."

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)

    All the data is from between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, before fees and taxes.