world’s highest paid actors on an annual Forbes magazine list that highlighted a
huge disparity between male and female Hollywood stars.
earned an estimated $68 million in 2017 thanks to his pay days for movies –
Daddy’s Home 2 and Transformers: The Last Knight, according to the Forbes
The rapper-turned-actor knocked 2016 leader Dwayne The Rock Johnson
into second place, with estimated 2017 earnings of $65 million.
Diesel came in at number three with
sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Number four went to Adam
Sandler with $50.5m because he has a lucrative deal with Netflix.
Jackie Chan grabbed the fifth spit with $49m. He makes film-after-film in
Forbes estimates earnings, before taxes and management fees, from
movies, TV and commercial endorsements.
The Life of the Top
1. Mark Wahlberg ($68m)
2. The Rock ($65m)
3. Vin Diesel
4. Adam Sandler ($50.5m)
5. Jackie Chan ($49m)
Downey Jr ($48m)
7. Tom Cruise ($43m)
8. Shah Rukh Khan ($38m)
Salman Khan ($37m)
10. Akshay Kumar ($35.5m)
11. Chris Hemsworth
12. Tom Hanks ($31m)
13. Samuel L Jackson ($30.5m)
15. Ryan Reynolds ($21.5m)
16. Matt Damon ($21m)
Jeremy Renner ($19m)
18. Chris Evans ($18m)
19. Chris Pratt ($17m)
Mark Ruffalo ($13m)