Dwayne The Rock Johnson tops highest-paid actors list for 2nd year

Dwayne The Rock Johnson tops highest-paid actors list for 2nd year

- The Rock reportedly earned a massive R1.52 billion between June 2019 and June 2020

- Part of that cash included $23.5m (R400 million) from a Netflix thriller, Red Notice, and also made more from his clothing line

- Ryan Reynolds came in second, earning R1.24 billion, and in third place was actor and producer Mark Wahlberg

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Former wrestler turned movie star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has topped the list of the highest-paid actors for the second year running.

Dwayne has starred in many blockbuster movies in the past year which have seen him maintain the top position in Hollywood.

According to Forbes, the actor reportedly earned a massive $87.5 million (R1.52 billion) between June 2019 and June 2020.

Dwayne The Rock Johnson tops highest-paid male actors for second year

Dwayne The Rock Johnson hanging out with his little one's at a swimming pool Photo: The Rock
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Part of that cash included $23.5m (R400 million) for a Netflix thriller, Red Notice, while also making some good money from his clothing line, Project Rock.

Ryan Reynolds came in second, earning R1.24 billion, and in third place was actor and producer Mark Wahlberg, who earned around R970 million.

Closing the top five list were Ben Affleck and Vin Diesel with Will Smith, Adam Sandler and Jackie Chan appearing in the top 10. The highest-paid women will be announced at a later date in a separate list.

Last year, the 48-year-old earned a staggering R1.4 billion before tax deductions.

In second place was Chris Hemsworth, who earned R1.2 billion, followed by Robert Downey Jnr, who made R1 billion to close the top three standings.

The female top earner's list was topped by 35-year-old Avengers star Scarlett Johansson, who earned R900 million.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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