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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Is 2019’s Highest-Paid Actor

August 22, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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It’s hard to find stars who are truly “bankable” in the modern era, but Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of them. And he definitely gets his cut. Forbes has revealed their list of the highest-paid actors of 2019 and Johnson toppled a ton of Avengers to take the top spot.

The list comprises the year from June 1, 2018 through June 1, 2019 and saw Rock earn $89.4 million during that time. That includes his work on Ballers ($700,000 per episode) and Titan Games as well as his royalties for his line of clothing, shoes and headphones with Under Armour alongside his film work.

Coming in at #2 was Chris Hemsworth, one of five Marvel stars on the list. Hemsworth earned $76.4 million, followed by Robert Downey Jr. ($66 million) and Bollywood star Akshay Kumar ($65 million). Jackie Chan was #5 with $58 million.

The full top ten is below:

1. Dwayne Johnson (Earnings: $89.4 million)
2. Chris Hemsworth (Earnings: $76.4 million)
3. Robert Downey Jr. (Earnings: $66 million)
4. Akshay Kumar (Earnings: $65 million)
5. Jackie Chan (Earnings: $58 million)
6 (tie). Bradley Cooper (Earnings: $57 million)
6 (tie). Adam Sandler (Earnings: $57 million)
8. Chris Evans (Earnings: $43.5 million)
9. Paul Rudd (Earnings: $41 million)
10. Will Smith (Earnings: $35 million)