It has certainly been a good year for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson . 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.
The actor who recently got married topped 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”.
Others listed in the top 10 highest-paid actors this year includes 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, and Will Smith – $35 million.