The Rock, Scarlett Johansson top Forbes list of highest paid actors, actresses

The Rock, Scarlett Johansson top Forbes list of highest paid actors, actresses

- Renowned business magazine, Forbes, has released a list of the world’s highest-paid actors and actresses

- Interestingly, actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and actress Scarlett Johnson topped the list

- 47-year-old Johnson earned a whopping $89.4m while 35-year-old Johansson earned $56m

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There is no doubt that acting, especially, in Hollywood, comes as one of the top career paths to quickly rack talented individuals among some of the world’s wealthiest people. This has been further made true following the recent list of international business magazine, Forbes, that features names of the top paid actors and actresses in the world.

The list featured 10 names of top-earning actors and actresses in the entire universe.

Interestingly, the actors' list was topped by 47-year-old former WWE champion, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, who earned a staggering $89.4 million without the deduction of taxes.

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In the female category, the list was topped by 35-year-old Avengers star Scarlett Johansson, who got paid a large sum of $56 million, according to Forbes.

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The huge distance between the earnings of both actor and actress shows that the gender pay gap topic is still evident.

Check out the full list below:

Forbes top 10 highest-earning actors in the world:

Forbes top earning actors

Forbes list featuring top earning actors in the world. Photo: Forbes
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Forbes top 10 highest-earning actresses in the world

Forbes top earning actresses

Forbes list of top earning actresses in the world. Photo: Forbes
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng put together an updated list of some of the top 10 earning Nigerians for the year 2020. Some of the individuals highlighted in the list have occasionally been featured in Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people. Others have not been featured, but they are all wealthy and successful.

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The first three names on the list were ranked as the wealthiest by Forbes, and the number 1 is considered to be the richest black person on the planet. Aliko Dangote, Folawiyo Alakija, Hajia Bola Shagaya amongst others featured on the list.

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