Forbes List: Dwayne Johnson takes top spot on highest-paid male actors

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Actor Dwayne Johnson (Image Credit: Instagram/therock)
Actor Dwayne Johnson (Image Credit: Instagram/therock)

New Delhi : Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne Johnson has taken the top spot on the tally of highest-paid male actors prepared by Forbes. This is the second consecutive year when he is on the top of the list.

Johnson, also known by his ring name ‘The Rock’, earned $87.5 million from June 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020, Forbes said, including $23.5 million from Netflix Inc to star in movie thriller "Red Notice."

Ryan Ronalds has taken the second spot on the list. He earned $20 million for "Red Notice", plus another $20 million for Netflix movie "Six Underground," the magazine said, part of his $71.5 million total for the one-year period.

Mark Wahlberg took the third spot with $58 million earnings. Next on the list were actors Ben Affleck with $55 million and Vin Diesel with $54 million.

Akshay Kumar was the only Bollywood actor who made it to the list of top 10. He was on the sixth spot with a total of earning $48.5 million.

The figures are pre-tax and do not include deductions for fees given to agents, managers and lawyers, Forbes said.