Highest-paid Hollywood stars


By Samrudhi Ghosh
Published September 3, 2021

Hindustan Times


Daniel Craig

Top of the list is Daniel Craig, whose paycheque of $100 million (Rs 737 crore) comes from his deal with Netflix for the Knives Out sequels

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Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson is in second place with $50 million (Rs 368 crore), thanks to Amazon Studios’ acquisition of his film Red One

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Will Smith

Will Smith ranked third, with earnings of $40 million (Rs 295 crore) for his biographical drama, King Richard

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Denzel Washington

Tied with Will Smith in third place is Denzel Washington, who also made $40 million (Rs 295 crore) for The Little Things

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Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio occupied the fourth spot with $30 million (Rs 221 crore), earned for Don’t Look Up, co-starring Jennifer Lawrence

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Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is tied with Leonardo DiCaprio for the fourth position, having earned $30 million (Rs 221 crore) for the action-comedy Spenser Confidential

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Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence comes fifth, with a paycheque of $25 million (Rs 184 crore). She is the highest-paid female actor in Hollywood

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts shares the highest-paid female actor title with Jennifer Lawrence, with earnings of $25 million (Rs 184 crore)

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Sandra Bullock

Next on the list is Sandra Bullock, who made $20 million (Rs 147 crore) for The Lost City of D

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Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling shares the sixth position with Sandra Bullock, with $20 million (Rs 147 crore) for the Netflix spy thriller The Grey Man

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