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Samoan Hollywood star world’s highest paid actor with $233 million tala

The highest paid actor in the world is a man who is a very proud Samoan, according to Forbes Magazine.

Seiuli Dwayne Johnson, also known as the Rock, tops Forbes list of the world’s ten highest-paid actors, collecting US$89.4 million (T$233 million) between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019.

He shares rge highest paid actors honour with Scarlett Johansson, for women, who was paid US$56 million (T$146 million) last year.

“It seems he makes the audience happy,” Madeline Berg of Forbes writes.

“Johnson has landed a pay formula as close to the famed twenty-twenty deal of yore as any star can get these days. He’ll collect an upfront salary of up to $23.5 million—his highest quote yet—for the forthcoming Jumanji: The Next Level. He also commands up to 15% of the pool from high-grossing franchise movies, including Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which had a worldwide box office of $962.1 million. And he is paid $700,000 per episode for HBO’s Ballers and seven figures in royalties for his line of clothing, shoes and headphones with Under Armour.

“While Johnson’s deal is the biggest in the business right now, he’s not the only one with a lucrative deal. Robert Downey Jr. gets $20 million upfront and nearly 8% of the pool for his role as Iron Man, and that amounted to about $55 million for his work in Avengers: Endgame, which grossed $2.796 billion at the box office.”

 

The World’s Highest-Paid Actors Of 2019

10. Will Smith

Earnings: $35 million

 

9. Paul Rudd

Earnings: $41 million

 

8. Chris Evans

Earnings: $43.5 million

 

6. Adam Sandler (tie)

Earnings: $57 million

 

6. Bradley Cooper (tie)

Earnings: $57 million

 

5. Jackie Chan

Earnings: $58 million

 

4. Akshay Kumar

Earnings: $65 million

 

3. Robert Downey Jr.

Earnings: $66 million

 

2. Chris Hemsworth

Earnings: $76.4 million

1. Seiuli Dwayne Johnson

Earnings: $89.4 million

 

 

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