Top Highest Paid Actors in Hollywood

By Anadya Narain

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The Hollywood Industry is worth $42.5 billion. Here are some top earners of the Industry.

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Chris Hemsworth – US$20 million

the 39-year-old has watched his salary skyrocket in the last decade from US$122,000 to a whopping US$18 million for the most recent instalment of Thor.


Vin Diesel – US$20 million

Fast and Furious franchise is making yet another film (the 11th one), with Vin Diesel raking in US$20 million for his reprised role.


Will Ferrell – US$20 million

Will Ferrell may be known for his comedic roles, but the 55-year-old Californian has stacked up a serious net worth and his US$20 million Spirited pay cheque only confirms it.


Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – US$22.5 million

For the actor’s first superhero role, he was paid a hefty US$22.5 million sum to play DC Comics’ Black Adam. .


Brad Pitt – US$30 million

For his latest gig after Bullet Train, the 58-year-old actor-producer has locked in an exclusive negotiation of US$30 million. Deadline confirms that Pitt will act as a veteran Formula One driver in a fictional film with Apple Studios.


Leonardo DiCaprio – US$30 million

The 48-year-old’s upcoming film Killers of the Flower Moon paid him US$30 million and stars Robert De Niro, with a screenplay by Martin Scorsese.

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Will Smith – US$35 million

According to the BBC, his latest release Emancipation received generally positive reviews. The film reportedly paid US$35 million for his role and is set in the 1860s following the life of a slave.


Tom Cruise – US$100 million

Top Gun’s sequel, released over three decades since its first one, passed over US$1.37 billion at the global box office. With the pre-film-release, Cruise’s 2022 earnings accumulate to a whopping US$100 million.


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