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Meet Hollywood's HIGHEST PAID Actors of the year

July 22, 2014 19:23 IST

Meet Hollywood's HIGHEST PAID Actors of the year

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Check out the stars who grace Forbes magazine's latest list.

Forbes magazine recently listed the highest paid actors of the year.

Take a look at the top 10 names on it.

10. Mark Wahlberg

Transformers actor Mark Wahlberg is still earning big ($32 million in the past one year) from his 2012 sex comedy Ted and his last film Lone Survivor.

His TV shows -- Entourage and Boardwalk Empire -- are highly acclaimed.

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Image: Mark Wahlberg
Photographs: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures

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9. Will Smith

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His last film After Earth was a disaster in the US, but it managed to bring in $183 million in worldwide box office collections.

Will Smith still draws the top dollar when it comes to acting remuneration. 

He earned $ 32 million in the last year.


Image: Will Smith
Photographs: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Malibu Red)

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8. Christian Bale

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With his Oscar-nominated part in American Hustle, Christian Bale's move away from the Batman movies seemed as seamless as it could be.

The talented star raked in $35 million since June 2013.


Image: Christian Bale
Photographs: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

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7. Ben Affleck

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Speaking of Batman, the newest A-lister to don the superhero suit, write-actor-director Ben Affleck saw a good year too with annual earnings of $35 million.

He's reportedly recieved a fat paycheck for his superhero turn and might just end up laughing all the way to the bank despite being criticised for taking up the role.


Image: Ben Affleck
Photographs: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

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6. Liam Neeson

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Taken star Liam Neeson is at number six with $36 million in annual earnings.

With Taken 3 in the offing, things are only going to look up for this veteran.


Image: Liam Neeson
Photographs: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

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5. Chris Hemsworth

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The hunky Australian, who plays demigod Thor in the superhero franchise of the same name, took home an impressive income of $37 million in the past year.


Image: Chris Hemsworth
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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4. Leonardo DiCaprio

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With hits like The Wolf of Wall Street and The Great Gatsby to his credit, it was definitely a good year for DiCaprio.

He earned $39 million.


Image: Leonardo DiCaprio
Photographs: Alex Wong/Getty Images

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3. Bradley Cooper

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American Hustle star Bradley Cooper has impressively raced ahead on this list.

He takes up the third spot with an impressive $46 million.


Image: Bradley Cooper
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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2. Dwayne Johnson

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With $52 million, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson clearly laughed all the way to the bank in the past year.

After gaining mass popularity with ensemble films like the GI Joe and Fast and the Furious series, he is gradually shifting his focus to solo lead roles with films like Hercules and San Andreas.


Image: Dwayne Johnson
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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1. Robert Downey Jr

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Marvel's Iron Man is the undisputed king of rich actors, for the second year in a row, no less!

Downey Jr's $75 million paycheck for the last year is believed to be the same as the year before that, and it clearly remains uncontested by a massive margin.


Image: Robert Downey Jr
Photographs: Mark Davis/Getty Images

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