World highest paid actor in 2018 (Forbes) - Top 10

World highest paid actor in 2018 (Forbes) - Top 10

They are famous, handsome, and extremely rich. Many directors dream to star them in the movies. We present to your attention the top-10 of the world highest paid actors of the year 2018 according to Forbes. Are you ready to know the name of the highest paid actor in the world? Keep reading to be impressed!

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Top 10 highest paid actors in the world

The financial magazine Forbes took into account the income of the actors precisely for the year 2018, the amount of money received by the actors from June 2017 to June 2018, without taxes. If you sum up the fees of these 10 highest paid actors of the year 2018, you’ll get a crazy sum of 748 million dollars.

10. Chris Evans — $34 million

Chris Evans

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The actor’s income over the past year rose to $34 million, and he entered top ten actors with significant revenue. Chris Evans’s profit for the indicated period is approximately twice as low as the income of his colleague from the Avengers, Robert Downey Jr. However, participation in superhero blockbusters still brings him the most significant part of his income.

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9. Salman Khan — $38.5 million

Salman Khan

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One of the most popular Indian Bollywood actors earned $38.5 million in 2018. The most significant film in terms of earnings is a real Bollywood hit called Tiger is alive (Tiger Zinda Hai). Besides, the actor works on television and has partnership agreements with various local and international brands. The most significant of his contracts have been made with Suzuki company. It helped him to take the 9th position among the top ten richest actors in the world.

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8. Adam Sandler — $39.5 million

Adam Sandler

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The recent contract with the media content service “Netflix” continues to replenish Adam Sandler’s budget. The famous comedian writes scripts, sits in the director's chair, produces, plays the leading roles, and sometimes takes up everything at once in the framework of one project. And, most importantly, it brings positive results. Besides, recently he began to give live comedy concerts that are highly paid and bring him millions for one show.

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7. Akshay Kumar — $40.5 million

Akshay Kumar

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Another Bollywood superstar, whose earnings can impress even renowned Hollywood actors. His 40.5 million dollars allowed him to take the seventh place in the world's top 10 richest actors list and this makes him the highest paid actor in Bollywood. In the recent past Akshay Kumar took up any role, and currently, he plays in films that deal with critical social themes in India. For example, he became a part of the project called "Pure India." The movie Love Story starred Akshay Kumar and ran about the problem of unsanitary conditions in the streets of India.

6. Will Smith — $42 million

Will Smith

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Men in Black made Will Smith extremely popular. Later he played one of the leading roles in the loved by everyone Squad and After Earth. by accepting an offer from Netflix’s to play a leading role in the unusual action movie Bright, Will Smith earned $20 million. Also, he is going to play Gina in Disney's Aladdin, directed by Guy Ritchie.

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5. Jackie Chan — $45.5 million

Jackie Chan

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The 64-year-old actor goes on working. He has already earned his $45.5 million and got into the five of the richest actors in the world according to the Forbs. Including he played a leading role in the movie. He also own several cinema houses.

4. Chris Hemsworth — $64.5 million

Chris Hemsworth

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In 2011, Kenneth Charles Branagh - the director of a new superhero blockbuster chose him among many candidates for the leading role of the film called Thor. The actor’s rivals were serious: Channing Tatum and Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgard. But tall and muscular Chris with his Nordic profile looked like Scandinavian God. Compared with the previous year, Chris Hemsworth's revenues doubled.

3. Robert Downey Jr. — $81 million

Robert Downey, Jr.

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Robert Downey Jr. with his $81 million closes the top 3 of the richest actors of the year 2018. Most of the money he earned due to participating in the films of the Marvel universe.

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2. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson — $124 million

Dwayne Johnson

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Dwayne Johnson for eight years (from 1996 to 2004) was interested in most controversial sport - wrestling.. The latest film starring this actor is Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle. Dwayne earned a lot of money from this film.

1. George Clooney — $239 million

George Clooney

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George Clooney is not just a celebrity, but the highest paid actor in Hollywood and in the whole world. He is the first among world’s top 10 richest actors. He is Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA laureate. Clooney has his Casamigos tequila factory, which brings him a good income. Recently he has sold a part of the stock of this very factory, and it helped him to take the first place in the Forbes 2018 rating. The deal was valued at $1 billion, and due to it, George Clooney has a capital of $239 million for the moment.

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It is noteworthy that in 2009 George Clooney entered the top 100 most influential people in the world due to his charitable activities. In the whole, the actor has played in more than 50 films of various genres, and his last movie is considered to be the Money Monster (2016) by Alicia Christian «Jodie» Foster.

Now you know the names of the top 10 the best-paid actors in the entire world and the name of the highest paid actor not only in Hollywood but in the whole world. We will keep an eye on all ratings, so you could be the first to know the latest information.

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