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Meet George Clooneynamed, Highest Paid Hollywood Actor In 2018 With Worth

George Clooney is Hollywood’s highest-paid actor of 2018 after collecting $239 million in over the past 12 months.

The Oceans 11 star took back top spot on Forbes’ annual list from Mark Wahlberg after not even making the top 10 last year.

Most of his giant earnings didn’t come from acting paychecks but from the sale of Casamigos Tequila, which he co-founded in 2013, netting him $233 million.
Clooney fended off former WWE wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson who was in second for a consecutive year with $124 million.

Johnson’s earnings rose to $119 million after starring in Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle and monster movie Rampage, which made more than $400 million.

Jackie Chan remained the highest-paid actor outside the U.S. in fifth but his earnings fell to $45 million from $49 million in 2017.

Other international stars in the top 10 include Bollywood star Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan.

Avengers actors Robert Downey Jr ($81 million), Chris Hemsworth ($64.5 million), and Chris Evans ($34 million) all made the list in third, fourth, and tenth respectively.

There was also a return to the list for Will Smith who netted $42 million to claim sixth spot, and Adam Sandler was two spots further down with $39.5 million.

Highest paid actors of 2018
1. George Glooney $239 million

2. Dwayne Johnson $124 million

3. Robert Downey Jr $81 million

4. Chris Hemsworth $64.5 million

5. Jackie Chan $45.5 million

6. Will Smith $42 million

7. Akshay Kumar $40.5 million

8. Adam Sandler $39.5 million

9. Salam Khan $37.7 million

10. Chris Evans $34 million

Total: $748.5 million

The 57-year-old didn’t appear in any films at all between the June 1, 2017, to the same date this year time frame, but was paid for several Nespresso ads.

The two-time Oscar winner’s film and television production company Smokehouse also produced Ocean’s 8 which was released in June and made $300 million.

The spin-off of Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s blockbusters featured an all-female cast including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Anne Hathaway.

The top 10 actors tallied $748.5 million between them, far outstripping the $186 made by million the top 10 actresses in Forbes’ list released last week.

Scarlett Johansson knocked La La Land star Emma Stone off the top of that list after taking in $40.5 million in the same time frame. Other international stars in the top 10 include Bollywood star Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan.

Avengers actors Robert Downey Jr ($81 million), Chris Hemsworth ($64.5 million), and Chris Evans ($34 million) all made the list in third, fourth, and tenth respectively.

There was also a return to the list for Will Smith who netted $42 million to claim sixth spot, and Adam Sandler was two spots further down with $39.5 million.

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