Top 10 Highest-Paid Actors in the world 2022

Dwayne Johnson

The majority of the world’s highest-paid or highest-earning actors now make their living through Netflix and other streaming services.

Similarly, the majority of the world’s wealthiest actors generate money through royalties, YouTube channels, endorsements, and a variety of other assets.

Here is the list of the highest-paid actors in the world in 2022 according to Forbes.

10. Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan is the last on the list of the top 10 highest-paid actors in the world as of 2022 with $40 million earnings per annual and has a net worth of $400 million. Six decades into his career, Chan is still starring in action flicks like

“The Mystery of Dragon Seal: Journey to China” and “Project X-Traction.” His films have grossed more than $2.6 billion at the worldwide box office. He earns extra from a vast array of endorsements, producer credits, and even his own line of movie theaters.

9. Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is the ninth highest-paid actor in the world as of 2022 with annual earnings of $41 million and has a net worth of $420 million.

While his dramatic performance in “Uncut Gems” garnered critical acclaim, it’s his eight-figure Netflix paychecks that keep the lights on. “Hubie Halloween,” Sandler’s sixth picture for the streaming service, will be released later this year.

The comic, who began his career on “Saturday Night Live,” continues to do stand-up and earns more than $400,000 every concert.

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8. Will Smith

Will Smith is the eighth on the list with $44.5 million annual earnings and has a net worth of $350 million. The marketing heft it offers helps him to secure eight-figure salaries, such as the one he received for the film “King Richard,” which is about Venus and Serena Williams’ father.

During the coronavirus outbreak, Smith signed a deal with Snapchat for the lockdown series “Will from Home.”
Next up is Netflix’s “Bright 2,” which supposedly has one of the largest pay packages in streaming history.

7. Lin- Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda is the seventh on the list with $45.5 million annual earnings and has a net worth of $80 million. Disney purchased international rights to the “Hamilton” film in February 2020 for $75 million from Miranda, the creator of the successful show “Hamilton.”

6. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar “Bollywood star” is the sixth on the list with $48.5 earnings per year and has a net worth of $240 million. He also has lucrative endorsement deals with over 20 different businesses.

5. Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is the fifth highest-paid actor on the list with $54 million earnings per year and has a net worth of $225 million. The Fast & Furious franchise is a goldmine for Diesel, who made roughly $20 million for the “F9” film.

His earnings would have been considerably larger if the movie had not been delayed due to the coronavirus, thanks to a sizable part of the revenues.

The pandemic also had an impact on his action film “Bloodshot,” which was moved to video-on-demand services only 11 days after its theatrical premiere.

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4. Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck came fourth on the list with $55 million per year. He’s been paid eight figures for forthcoming films. “The Last Duel” is a medieval thriller, while “Hypnotic” is an action picture. He has a net worth of $150 million.

3. Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is the third on the list with $58 million in earnings per year. Thanks to a couple of eight-figure cheques from Netflix for “Spenser Confidential” and the impending sci-fi picture “Infinite,” Mark is back being among the top 10 earners in 2022.

He has a net worth of $350 million. Mark has also been working behind the camera, producing HBO’s “McMillions” and the Quibi docuseries “Run This City.”

He is an active investor who has shares in Wahlburgers, his family’s burger restaurant, and F45 Training, an Australian fitness company.

2. Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds is the second on the list of the highest-paid actors. He earns $71.5 million annually. Reynolds featured in Netflix’s film “Red Notice” and plays a billionaire in the Netflix thriller “Six Underground.”

The co-owner of Aviation Gin gained an estimated $48.5 million from those two projects alone. he has a net worth of $150 million.

1. Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson better known as “The Rock,” is the highest-paid actor in the world in 2022, owing to large paychecks for upcoming films “Black Adam” and “Red Notice.”

The former wrestling star earns $87.5 million per year and can command more than $20 million per movie. He also makes money from small-screen shows like NBC’s “The Titan Games” and the forthcoming “Young Rock” series.

Project Rock is his popular Under Armor apparel, shoe, and headphone collection. He currently has a net worth of $800 million.

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