Forbes top 10 world’s highest-paid actors list 2018: Akshay & Salman feature among other Hollywood biggies

The popular magazine has released this year’s top 10 annual Forbes’ list of the world’s best-paid male actors. Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar have grabbed their positions on the Forbes’ annual Top 10 highest paid actors list along with International stars such as George Clooney, Chris Hemsworth, Will Smith, Jackie Chan and Dwayne Johnson. This list is made by considering the earnings between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018.
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Earlier, both Akshay and Salman made it to Forbes’ list of top 100 highest-paid entertainers 2018, which was announced last month. Where Akshay grabbed the 76th spot and Salman secured the 82nd spot on the list.

Coming to the amount, Akshay Kumar stood seventh with annual earning of $40.5 million while Salman Khan ranked ninth taking home a sum of $38.5 million. Akshay Kumar, who rounded off the Top 10 last year, ascended to the seventh position. However, Shah Rukh Khan, who stood eighth in 2017 and 2016, dropped off the Top 10 list this year while Aamir Khan, like last year, was not mentioned at all.

Actor George Clooney, who topped the list this year with $239 million followed by Dwayne Johnson, who retained his second position with $124 million in his pockets. Meanwhile, actors of the Marvel Cinematic Universe dominated the Top 10 list. Robert Downey Jr aka Ironman, who is reportedly one of the most expensive actors in MCU ranked third spot, followed by his fellow Avenger Chris Hemsworth aka Thor, who was ranked fourth.

Take a look at the Top 10 annual Forbes’ list of the world’s best-paid male actors and their earnings:

George Clooney – USD 239m

Dwayne Johnson – USD 124m

Robert Downey Jr – USD 81m

Chris Hemsworth – USD 64.5m

Jackie Chan -USD 45.5m

Will Smith – USD 42m

Akshay Kumar -USD 40.5m

Adam Sandler – USD 39.5m

Salman Khan – USD 38.5m

Chris Evans – USD 34m

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