Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Is the World’s Highest Paid Actor

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DWAYNE ‘THE ROCK’ JOHNSON has topped Forbes.com’s annual list of ‘The Highest Paid Actors in World.’  He raked in $64.5 million over the past 12 months.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. had been #1 in each of the past three years.  This year, he’s tied for eighth.  But you can save your sympathy, he still raked in $33 million.

The list also includes FOREIGN actors.  JACKIE CHAN finished at #2 for the second straight year, and several Bollywood actors also made the cut.

Here’s the Top 20:

1.  Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, $64.5 million

2.  Jackie Chan, $61 million . . . mostly from the Chinese box office, obviously.

3.  Matt Damon, $55 million

4.  Tom Cruise, $53 million

5.  Johnny Depp, $48 million . . . that doesn’t include the $7 million he lost in his divorce settlement with Amber Heard.

6.  Ben Affleck, $43 million

7.  Vin Diesel, $35 million

8.  A tie between Robert Downey Jr. and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, with $33 million each

10.  A tie between Brad Pitt and Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, with $31.5 million each

12.  A tie between Adam Sandler and Mark Wahlberg, with $30 million each

14.  Bollywood actor Salman Khan, $28.5 million

15.  Leonardo DiCaprio, $27 million

16.  Chris Pratt, $26 million

17.  Will Smith, $20.5 million

18.  Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, $20 million

19.  Matthew McConaughey, $18 million

20.  Harrison Ford, $15 million

The actors who dropped off the list this year include:  Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper, Jonah Hill, Liam Neeson, Chris Hemsworth, and Seth Rogen.

(You can revisit the highest paid actresses list, here.)

(Forbes)