The list of top 10 Hollywood actors make most money was published by Forbes magazine in August 10, based on their pre-tax income since June 2019 to June 2020.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson ranks #1 on the list with a total income of $87.5 million, which is 2 million lesser than last year. Yeah, lesser.
In which, he made $23.5 million from starring in “Red Notice”. The rest came from the revenue of his collab Project Rock line with Under Armour.
In sharing about his success secret in Hollywood, he revealed that the audience’s feelings are what matter the most.
Ryan Reynolds made up $40 million from his two movies, “Six Underground” and “Red Notice”. His movie projects this year were all published online. According to Forbes, Apple is willing to spend $30 million for Ryan to star in “A Christmas Carol”, which was set to start filming next year.
Most of his money came from his blockbuster online “Spenser Confidential” released in March. Mark Wahlberg also received millions of dollars by producing “McMillions” and “Wahl Street” series.
Ben Affleck had a successful year after coming back on screen with two projects, “The Way Back” and “The Last Thing He Wanted”.
Vin Diesel had to postpone many movies to next year because of the coronavirus pandemic. However, he still managed to make lots of bucks as the producer of the animation series, “Fast & Furious Spy Races”.
Akshay Kumar is the only Bollywood star on the list. He made his debut in Hollywood last year with “The End” series by Amzon Prime.
Will Smith received a million-of-dollar income when starring in “King Richard”, which is planned to release in 2021. His movie, “Bad Boys for Life” was in the theaters with a revenue of $419 million.
This is the first time Lin-Manuel Miranda appears on the list. His income came from the Broadway play “Hamilton”, aired with fee on Disney+. The actor also appeared in his musical movie “In The Heights” to be air next year.
Adam Sandler made about $31 million from his online movie projects. According to Forbes, his movies have 2 billion watching hours on streaming platforms. “Uncut Gems” – the only big-screen movie of Sandler – had revenue of $51 million and brought $5million back to the actor.
Jackie Chan is the only Chinese star to appear on the list. He made 5 movies during the past year, which was the major source for his income. Besides, he also received money from copyrights for his movies during 6 decades of his career.