Who Are The Highest Paid Actors and Actresses
We all pretty much live in the crazed and exciting world of Hollywood, following every movie released with a fan-like frenzy. Have you ever wondered which actor or actress gets paid the most? Do your favorite actors make it on the list? Let’s take a look.
In the 90 years of film history, Rachel Morrison happens to be the first woman director of photography to be nominated at the Oscar Academy Awards for cinematography. Greta Gerwig, director of Lady Bird, is the second director to win the best director in the history of Oscar.
This year, out of the total nine movies nominated, four of them have the showcase women in the lead role. According to Forbes, from June 2016 to June 2017, the combined earnings of the top ten highest paid actresses totaled $172.5 million while the ten top actors got double the amount aggregating to $488.5 million.
Mark Wahlberg and Emma Stone were the highest paid actor and actresses respectively during the year. The former received $68 million and the latter $26 million.
The earning capacity is based on the figures supplied by Nielson, ComScore, Box Office Mojo, and IMDB.
The list of earning before taxes:
10. Akshay Kumar: $35.5 million
9. Salman Khan: $37 million
8. Shah Rukh Khan: $38 million
7. Tom Cruise: $43 million
6. Robert Downey Jr.: $48 million
5. Jackie Chan: $49 million
4. Adam Sandler: $50.5 million
3. Vin Diesel: $54.5 million
2. Dwayne Johnson: $65 million
1. Mark Wahlberg: $68 million