These are the 10 highest paid male actors - and how much they earned this year

The TV and film industry has a multitude of popular male actors, some of which have starred in many award-winning shows or blockbusters

Thursday, 13th August 2020, 11:48 am

But have you ever wondered how much they get paid? These are 10 of the highest paid male actors, according to Forbes.

Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson has been named the highest-paid male actor for a second year in a row. He reportedly earned $87.5m (£67m) between 1 June 2019 and 1 June 2020. This includes 23.5m USD for the Netflix thriller Red Notice (Photo: Shutterstock)
Ryan Reynolds was the second-highest paid actor, with earnings of 71.5m USD. He also starred in Red Notice, earning 20m USD, as well as receiving 20m USD for another Netflix film, Six Underground (Photo: Shutterstock)

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Mark Wahlberg came fourth on the list, with earnings of 58m USD (Photo: Shutterstock)
Ben Affleck came in fourth, with earnings of 55m USD (Photo: Shutterstock)
Vin Diesel was ranked as fifth on the list, earning 54m USD (Photo: Shutterstock)
Indian actor Akshay Kumar was the only Bollywood star in the top 10, ranking at sixth place with earnings of 48.5m USD. Forbes said his earnings mostly came from product endorsement deals (Photo: STRDEL/AFP via Getty Images)
Lin-Manuel Miranda came seventh on the list, with earnings of 45.5m USD. Disney acquired worldwide movie rights to the original Broadway production of Hamilton this year for 75m USD, which put Miranda on the list for the first time (Photo: Shutterstock)
Will Smith ranked eighth on this list, with earnings of 44.5m USD (Photo: Shutterstock)
Adam Sandler came ninth on the list, with earnings of 41m USD (Photo: Shutterstock)
Jackie Chan took the tenth spot of the list, earning 40m USD (Photo: Shutterstock)