Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is Highest-Earning Male Actor


Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been named the highest-paid male actor for a second year in a row, according to wealth magazine Forbes.


The former wrestler reportedly earned $87.5m between 1 June 2019 and 1 June 2020, including $23.5m for the Netflix thriller Red Notice.


He also made money from his fitness clothing line, Project Rock.

The 10 top earners combined made $545.5m this year - more than a quarter of that from Netflix, Forbes said.


Johnson's Red Notice co-star Ryan Reynolds was the second-highest paid actor, with earnings of $71.5m. Among his movie deals were $20m, also for Red Notice, and $20m for Six Underground, another Netflix film.


Third on the list was actor and producer Mark Wahlberg, who earned $58m, while Ben Affleck came in fourth and Vin Diesel fifth.


Indian actor Akshay Kumar was the only Bollywood star in the top 10. He came in sixth place with earnings of $48.5m, which Forbes said mostly came from product endorsement deals.


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