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Akshay Kumar among WORLD'S HIGHEST PAID Actors

By Rediff Movies
August 22, 2019 13:09 IST
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The Forbes list of the World's Highest Paid Actors of 2019 is out, and Akshay Kumar lands a spot among the top 10!

The actor rubs shoulders with Hollywood actors like Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr, who have made it to the list.

A look at the Top 10 earners, according to Forbes:


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Dwayne Johnson is the highest paid actor on the 2019 Forbes' list.

The Hobbs and Shaw actor's earnings of the previous year were rock solid, as he raked in a total income of $ 89.4 million, reported Page Six.

His upcoming film Jumanji: The Next Level will earn him around $ 23.5 million, which will be his highest pay cheque till date.

Further, he makes $ 700,000 per episode of the HBO show Ballers. 

This isn't the first time he has earned this title; he topped the list in 2016 as well.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Chris Hemsworth/Instagram

Thor actor Chris Hemsworth comes second with an earnings of $ 76.4 million.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Robert Downey Jr/Instagram

Iron Man aka Robert Downey Jr has earned $ 66 million.


Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Akshay Kumar is the only Bollywood actor on the list, and has been making only hits lately. He has earned $ 65 million, and stands tall at the fourth position.


Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Jackie Chan comes fifth with $58 million.


Photograph: Bret Hartman / Reuters

Adam Sandler earns $ 57 million and shares the sixth spot with...


Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

...Bradley Cooper!


Captain America star Chris Evans earns $43.5 million, and comes eighth.


Photograph: Jesse Grant/Getty Images

Antman actor Paul Rudd stands ninth with his $41 million earnings.


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Will Smith rounds off the list with his earnings at $35 million.

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