Highest-paid actors of 2020: Dwayne Johnson is No. 1, again

Forbes has released its Highest-Paid Actors List for the year 2020, and Dwayne “The Rock” w claimed the top spot for the second year in a row.

The American actor and former wrestler made an estimated $87.5 million in 2020, after earning $89.4 million last year.

Forbes pointed out that a large percentage of the 10 highest-paid actors made their earnings from Netflix. They all earned a collective $545.5 million, with $140.5 million of that from the streaming service.

According to Forbes’ findings, The Rock made $23.5 million from Netflix for his role in the yet-to-be-released film, Red Notice, and also cashed out on his collaborations with the clothes and headphones brand, Under Armour.

Coming in at the second-highest-paid spot was Ryan Reynolds with $71.5 million. $20 million of it came from his work alongside Dwayne Johnson in ‘Red Notice,’ another $20 million for the Netflix movie, ‘6 Underground.’

Mark Wahlberg came in third on the list with earnings of $58 million, stemming from his producer credits for ‘McMillions’ and Wahl Street’, along with his role in Netflix film, ‘Spenser Confidential.’

Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Akshay Kumar, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Will Smith, Adam Sandler, and Jackie Chan completed the list of Highest-Paid Actors List for the year 2020.

The top ten richest actors on Forbes list with earnings being estimated from June 1, 2019, to June 1, 2020, are as follows:

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – $87.5 million
Ryan Reynolds – $71.5 million
Mark Wahlberg – $58 million
Ben Affleck – $55 million
Vin Diesel – $54 million
Akshay Kumar – $48.5 million
Lin-Manuel Miranda – $45.5 million
Will Smith – $44.5 million
Adam Sandler – $41 million
Jackie Chan – $40 million

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