Thursday, 13 August 2020

Forbes list: Wrestling legend, ‘The Rock’ retains the top spot again as the highest earning actor.


Forbes has just released their list of highest-paid actors in their latest ratings with wrestling legend, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson popularly known as ‘The Rock’ sitting on top for the second time in a row.

Dwayne leads the list with a whopping $87.5 million in earnings, he dipped slightly below last year’s estimated earnings of $89.4 million.

According to Forbes, The Rock’s claimed the number top spot, thanks to the forthcoming Netflix film “Red Notice” and made considerable returns on his collaborations with the clothes and headphones brand Under Armour.

The Rock made an estimated $23.5 million check from that deal.

Well, in the 2nd spot is Ryan Reyolds, who made more than $71.5 million apiece on “Six Underground” and “Red Notice”.

Mark Wahlberg, made $58 million to sit in the 3rd spot, while Ben Affleck claims 4th position with an estimate of $55m from a Netflix film, “The Last Thing He Wanted”, as well as the redemptive sporting drama “The Way Back”.

Vin Diesel, Dwayne’s “Fast and Furious” co-star is next on the list, with $54m, again mostly thanks to the Netflix via their series “Fast & Furious Spy Racers”, which he produced.

Others on the list are Akshay Kumar (no. 6: $48.5 million), Lin-Manuel Miranda (no. 7: $45.5 million), Will Smith (no. 8 $44.5 million), Adam Sandler (n0. 9: $41 million) and Jackie Chan (no. 10: $40 million).

-Curled from BN.