The Rock leads on 10 highest paid Hollywood actors list with $89.4m

The Rock leads on 10 highest paid Hollywood actors list with $89.4m

- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is the highest-paid Hollywood star with $89.4 million

- Following up on the list are Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr and Akshay Kumar at $76.4 million, $66 million, and $65 million respectively

- The earnings of the stars were calculated from data collected from various entertainment channels like IMDB and ComeScore

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Highest-paid actors in Hollywood are not just paid for their stardom but for their ability to pull in a large audience to the screen.

Some of the actors who are in this category include Jackie Chan and Adam Sandler, among others, Forbes reports.

The Rock tops the highest-paid list, however, with $89.4 million, followed by Chris Hemsworth at $76.4 million and Robert Downey Jr at $66 million.

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A collage of The Rock, Jackie Chan, and Chris Hemsworth.

The Rock Chris Hemsworth and Jackie Chan.
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It should be noted that the earnings estimates are based on data gathered from Nielsen, Box Office Mojo, ComScore and IMDB.

The full list of the top Hollywood earners:

1. Dwayne Johnson

$89.4 million

2. Chris Hemsworth

$76.4 million

3. Robert Downey Jr.

$66 million

4. Akshay Kumar

$65 million

5. Jackie Chan

$58 million

6. Bradley Cooper and Adams Sandler (tied)

$57 million

7. Chris Evans

$43.5 million

8. Paul Rudd

$41 million

9. Will Smith

$35 million

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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