Just after days releasing the list of highest paid actresses in the world, Forbes has now released the list of highest paid actors in the world. While Emma Stone topped the list of highest paid actresses by Forbes, Mark Wahlberg tops the corresponding list of actors. The rapper turned actor takes home $68 million this year.
Forbes list is based on the data from June 2016 to June 2017. A quarter of the names on the list is from outside U.S including three actors from Bollywood.
These three actors are – Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar. In spite of Dangal being India’s top grossing film, Aamir Khan is not on the list. The reason being he makes one film per year or two. Amitabh Bachchan who made it to the list last year dropped off this year.
Here are the top 10 names on the list of highest paid actors of 2017 by Forbes.
#10) Akshay Kumar retains his position with $35.5 million which was $31.5 million last year.
#9) Salman Khan whose movie Tubelight also tanked takes home $37 million.
#8) With earnings $38 million Shah Rukh Khan becomes the highest paid Indian actors and 8th in the world.
#7) Tom Cruise ($43 million)
#6) Robert Downey Jr. aka Iron Man ($48 million)
#5) Jackie Chan ($49 million)
#4) Adam Sandler ($50.5 million)
#3) Vin Diesel ($54.5 million)
#2) Dwayne Johnson better known as The Rock ($65 million)
#1) Mark Wahlberg ($68 million)