Forbes compiled its 2018 list estimating pre-tax earnings from June 2017-June 2018, before deducting fees for managers, based on data from Nielsen, movie database IMDB, and interviews with industry experts and celebrities themselves. Here is the list of Highest paid Hollywood actors in ascending order.
8.Chris Evans ( $34 million)
Evans is known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Steve Rogers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and its 2007 sequel.
7.Adam Sandler ( $39.5 million)
He has ventured into more dramatic territory with his roles in Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007), Funny People (2009), and The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017), all of which earned him critical praise
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6.Willard Carroll Smith Jr. ( $42 million)
An American actor, rapper and media personality is said to be the most powerful actor in Hollywood. He has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and has won four Grammy Awards.
5.Jackie Chan ( $45.5 million)
You probably know Chan from his popularity here in the U.S. Combined with his huge status in Chinese film, his endorsements and his own line of movie theaters, he will probably stay rich for quite some time. But did you know that he also sings and dances?
4.Chris Hemsworth ( $64.5 million)
From prominently playing Kim Hyde in Australian TV series Home and Away to portraying the role of Thor, Hemsworth won many awards.
3.Robert Downey Jr. ( $81 million)
Downey began building upon theater roles, including in the short-lived off-Broadway musical American Passion at the Joyce Theater in 1983. For three consecutive years from 2012 to 2015, Downey topped the Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors, and in 2008, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
2.Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson ( $124 million)
Dwayne Douglas Johnson known by the name ‘Rock’ is an American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler.
1.George Clooney ( $239 million)
George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the recipient of three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards.