Dwayne Johnson Named Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actor for the Second Year in a Row

Dwayne Johnson is once again Hollywood's highest-paid male actor.

The former wrestler, has earned an estimated $87.5 million in the last fiscal year ending June 2020, according to Forbes. The majority of Johnson's earnings come from his forthcoming Netflix film, Red Notice, for which he made $23.5 million.

In addition, the star has made big bucks from his successful Under Armour line, Project Rock.

Last year, Johnson was also the highest-paid male actor at $89.4 million, taking in paychecks from his roles in the Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw, the 2018 action film Skyscraper, and the HBO comedy Ballers.



Third on the list was Mark Wahlberg at $58 million, followed by Ben Affleck at $55 million, and Vin Diesel with $54 million.

Wahlberg, 49, drew in his earnings largely from his Netflix comedy film Spenser Confidential. Affleck, 47, starred  in The Way Back and Netflix’s The Last Thing He Wanted, while Diesel, 53, collected a big paycheck by acting as a producer on the animated Netflix series Fast & Furious Spy Races.

Rounding out the top ten includes Bollywood star Akshay Kumar ($48.5 million), Lin-Manuel Miranda ($45.5 million), Will Smith ($44.5 million), Adam Sandler ($41 million), and Jackie Chan ($40 million).

Forbes' earnings estimates are based on data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with industry insiders.

The list of highest-paid actresses for the same period has yet to be released. Last year, Scarlett Johansson topped the list with an income of $56m .

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