Dwayne “The Rock” johnson tops world’s richest actors list

Dwayne Johnson the famous actor also known as the Rock, tops Forbes list of the world’s ten highest-paid actors, collecting $89.4 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019.

“It has to be an audience first. What does the audience want, and what is the best scenario that we can create that will send them home happy?” Johnson told Forbes in the year 2018.

Dwayne Douglas Johnson a famous American actor also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and former professional wrestler. Johnson was a professional wrestler for World Wrestling Federation for eight years before pursuing an acting career.

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Dwayne uses the twenty-twenty rule formula of the film. He always makes the audience happy and so to himself too. He’ll collect an upfront salary of up to $23.5 million for the forthcoming Jumanji: The Next Level. He also commands up to 15% of the pool from high-grossing franchise movies, including Jumanji: Welcome to the Junglewhich had a worldwide box office of $962.1 million. And he is paid $700,000 per episode for HBO’s Ballers and seven figures in royalties for his line of clothing, shoes, and headphones with Under Armour.

Robert Downey Jr is using the same formula. He is also being backed up by the Marvel Storyline Movies and Marvel Studios. His latest release Avengers: Endgame landed him on 3rs position in top 10 line up with a gross income of $66 Million. He also got a pay-up from his ratings in Spider-Man: Far From Home which impacted a significant role for him.
From India, Akshay Kumar made it to the list just after by Robert with a total income of $65 Million.

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The complete list released by Forbes is down below:
10. Will Smith.
Total Earnings: $35 Million
9. Paul Rudd
Overall Earnings: $41 Million
8. Chris Evans
Total Earnings: $43.5 Million
7. Adam Sandler
Total Earnings: $57 Million
6. Bradley Cooper
Total Earnings: $57 Million
5. Jackie Chan
Total Earnings: $58 Million
4. Akshay Kumar
Total Earnings: $65 Million
3. Robert Downey, Jr.
Total Earnings: $66 Million
2. Chris Hemsworth
Total Earnings: $76.4 Million
1. Dwayne Johnson
Total Earnings: $89.4 Million

Note: The full list is below. Earnings estimates are based on the data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with industry insiders. All figures are pretax; fees for agents, managers, and lawyers are not deducted.