Dwayne Johnson and Scarlett Johansson Top The Highest Paid Actors List

Dwayne Johnson and Scarlett Johansson are the highest-paid actor and actress, respectively.  Johnson earned $89.4 million before taxes while Johansson was paid $56 million according to Forbes.  As the gender pay gap has been a hot topic in Hollywood in recent years, it is still very evident according to these numbers as Scarlett would be eighth on the male list behind Adam Sandler at $57 million.  When added up cumulatively, the top 10 actors nearly doubled the pay of their female counterparts as they earned nearly $600 million combined while the top 10 actresses made a total of $315 million according to Forbes.  The data for the list summarized the on-screen and off-screen earnings between June 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019.

 

Forbes list of 10 highest-paid actors 

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

 

Forbes list of 10 highest-paid actresses 

  1. Ellen Pompeo: $22 million
  2. Charlize Theron: $23 million
  3. Margot Robbie: $23.5 million
  4. Elisabeth Moss: $24 million
  5. Kaley Cuoco: $25 million
  6. Jennifer Aniston: $28 million
  7. Nicole Kidman: $34 million
  8. Reese Witherspoon: $35 million
  9. Sofia Vergara: $44.1 million
  10. Scarlett Johansson: $56 million

 

Info: Forbes
Images: WIKI

 

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan