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Forbes Release List Of 20 Highest Paid Actors for 2017

Mark Wahlberg soared to the top of the world’s highest paid actors on an annual Forbes magazine list that highlighted a huge disparity between male and female Hollywood stars.

Wahlberg, 46, earned an estimated $68 million in 2017 thanks to his pay days for movies Daddy’s Home 2 and Transformers: The Last Knight, according to the Forbes ranking released on Tuesday.

The rapper-turned-actor knocked 2016 leader Dwayne The Rock Johnson into second place, with estimated 2017 earnings of $65 million.

Vin Diesel came in at number three with $54.5m for films such as xXx: The Return of Xander Cage and Marvel’s hit sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Number four went to Adam Sandler with $50.5m because he has a lucrative deal with Netflix.

And Jackie Chan grabbed the fifth spit with $49m. He makes film-after-film in China.

Forbes estimates earnings, before taxes and management fees, from movies, TV and commercial endorsements.

The Top 20….
1. Mark Wahlberg ($68m)
2. The Rock ($65m)
3. Vin Diesel ($54.5m)
4. Adam Sandler ($50.5m)
5. Jackie Chan ($49m)
6. Robert Downey Jr ($48m)
7. Tom Cruise ($43m)
8. Shah Rukh Khan ($38m)
9. Salman Khan ($37m)
10. Akshay Kumar ($35.5m)
11. Chris Hemsworth ($31.5m)
12. Tom Hanks ($31m)
13. Samuel L Jackson ($30.5m)
14. Ryan Gosling ($29m)
15. Ryan Reynolds ($21.5m)
16. Matt Damon ($21m)
17. Jeremy Renner ($19m)
18. Chris Evans ($18m)
19. Chris Pratt ($17m)
20. Mark Ruffalo ($13m)

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