The Rock Tops Robert Downey Jr. & Chris Hemsworth On Forbes’ Yearly Earnings

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson officially tops Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid actors Earning $89.4 million from June 1, 2018 to June 1, 2019.

The Rock is on no pace to slow down either. For the upcoming, Jumanji: The Next Level, the WWE Legend is set to cash a check worth up to $23.5 million upfront and earn 15% of the gross pool. On top of that, Johnson earns $700,000 per episode of HBO’s Ballers and millions more from clothing royalties. The actor currently has a deal with Under Armour. Since 2016, Johnson had starred in nine different full-length films.

Following Johnson in the list are other notable actors. In both second and third place, are Avengers stars, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr. respectively. Downey Jr. reportedly nears Johnson’s Jumanji deal with $20 million upfront for his role as Tony Stark (Iron Man) in AvengersEnd Game. Downey Jr. will also earn a share of the pool. At 8%, his total earnings from End Game reach $55 million.

Check out the full list below

Will Smith
Earnings: $35 million

Warner Brothers Pictures present The Big Picture at 2016 CinemaCon
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Paul Rudd
Earnings: $41 million

Chris Evans
Earnings: $43.5 million

at arrivals for BEFORE WE GO Premiere, ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA September 2, 2015. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection
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Adam Sandler
Earnings: $57 million

Bradley Cooper
Earnings: $57 million

Warner Bros. Pictures 'The Big Picture' presentation, Arrivals, CinemaCon, Las Vegas, USA - 24 Apr 2018
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Jackie Chan
Earnings: $58 million

in attendance for 2013 New York Asian Film Festival Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony, Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York, NY June 10, 2013. Photo By: Derek Storm/Everett Collection
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Akshay Kumar
Earnings: $65 million

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Robert Downey Jr.
Earnings: $66 million

Robert Downey Jr. atends the "Avengers: Infinity Wars" premiere in Los Angeles
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Chris Hemsworth
Earnings: $76.4 million

'Men In Black: International' film photocall, Paris, France - 04 Jun 2019
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Dwayne Johnson
Earnings: $89.4 million

"San Andreas" Los Angeles Premiere
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