Every year, Forbes list out the richest and wealthy people around the world. The Hollywood film industry is one of the biggest industry in the world making billions of dollars each year. So does the Hollywood stars.
In our previous post, we have listed Top 10 Highest Paid Hollywood Actress of 2018. Now, here is the list of top 10 highest paid Hollywood actors of 2018 according to the Forbes magazine.
1. George Clooney – $239 Million
George Clooney tops the highest paid Hollywood actors list in 2018. Clooney scored a career-high pretax paycheck of $239 million between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018. The recipient of multiple awards and founder of the Smoke House Pictures, Clooney listed on the top of the highest paid Hollywood actors list in 2017 and 2018.
2. Rock Dwayne Jonson – $124 million
Versatile actor and semi-retired professional wrestler Rock Dwayne Jonson made the second place in the highest paid Hollywood actors of 2018. He is a hardworking actor of all time. His movie made a good gross collection of Box office. Besides his professional career, he takes an advantage of huge social followers he manages to add an extra 7 figures to his networth.
3. Robert Downey Jr – $81 Million
Robert John Downey Jr. makes the third place in the Forbes highest paid Hollywood actors of 2018. He topped the list for three consecutive years from 2012 to 2015. As of 2018, the U.S. domestic box-office grosses of Downey’s films total over US $4.9 billion, with worldwide grosses surpassing $11.6 billion, making Downey the third highest-grossing U.S. domestic box-office star of all time.
4. Chris Hemsworth – 64.5 Million
An Australian actor and the God of Thunder more than doubled last year’s earning. Thanks to his cut from Marvel movies such as Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War. There is more financial success rumbling for Hemsworth as he will co-star in the fourth Avengers movie, due out next year.
5. Jakie Chan – $45.5 Million
Martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer from Hongkong Jakie Chan made the 5th place in the Forbes highest paid Hollywood actors of 2018. In 2015, Forbes estimated his net worth to be $350 million, and as of 2016, he was the second highest-paid actor in the world
He earns extra from a vast array of endorsements, producer credits and even his own line of movie theaters. He is also a globally known philanthropist, and has been named as one of the top 10 most charitable celebrities by Forbes magazine.
6. Will Smith – $42 Million
Will Smith turns in Netflix’s panned Bright earned him an estimated $20 million, while a forthcoming role as Genie in Disney’s live-action Aladdin adds to his bottom line. Smith is recipient of four Grammy awards for his work. Smith has been ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes.
As of 2014, 17 of the 21 films in which he has had leading roles have accumulated worldwide gross earnings of over $100 million each, five taking in over $500 million each in global box office receipts. As of 2016, his films have grossed $7.5 billion at the global box office.
7. Adam Sandler – $39.5 Million
The king of home video, Adam Sandler continues to make big bucks from the comedies he writes, directs and stars in for the streaming service. He also supplements his income with live comedy gigs that garner six figures per night.
8. Chris Evans – $34 Million
Chris Evans’ annual take-home may be less than half of his Avengers co-star Robert Downey Jr., but Captain America still makes million for his roles in Marvel movies. Evans is one of three Avengers on the highest-paid actor ranking. He accumulated $34 Million from his professional acting in 2018.
Source – Forbes
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