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Mark Wahlberg is the world’s highest paid actor. SRK, Salman, Akshay make it in top 10

The top 10 actors banked a cumulative $488.5 million - nearly three times the $172.5 million combined total of the 10 top-earning women.

hollywood Updated: Aug 23, 2017 09:24 IST
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Mark Wahlberg has topped the list of the world’s highest paid actors.
Mark Wahlberg has topped the list of the world’s highest paid actors.(AFP)
         

Transformers: The Last Knight star Mark Wahlberg has out-muscled Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood’s highest-paid actor in the past year with a transforming income of $68 million, according to Forbes magazine.

The former rapper known as Marky Mark beat out Baywatch star Johnson, with $65 million, and Johnson’s The Fate of the Furious co-star Vin Diesel, worth $54.5 million

The rest of the top five, released Tuesday, includes Adam Sandler, flush with a Netflix deal, at No. 4 with $50.5 million and Jackie Chan with $49 million.

The top 10 actors banked a cumulative $488.5 million - nearly three times the $172.5 million combined total of the 10 top-earning women.

All the data is from between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, before fees and taxes.

The top 10 paid actors this past year, according to Forbes magazine:

1. Mark Wahlberg, $68 million
2. Dwayne Johnson, $65 million
3. Vin Diesel, $54.5 million
4. Adam Sandler, $50.5 million
5. Jackie Chan, $49 million
6. Robert Downey Jr., $48 million
7. Tom Cruise, $43 million
8. Shah Rukh Khan, $38 million
9. Salman Khan, $37 million
10. Akshay Kumar, $35.5 million

First Published: Aug 22, 2017 22:29 IST

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