Forbes Top 10 Highest-Paid Actors in 2018
 
1. George Clooney is the world

1. George Clooney is the world's highest-paid actor. He soared to the top of Forbes' annual list of world's highest-paid actors, thanks largely to the sale of his tequila company. Clooney, 57, earned an estimated $239 million between June 2017-June 2018, marking the highest earnings of his 35-year career in film and television, Forbes said. Clooney, who hasn't starred in a Hollywood movie since 2016 crime thriller 'Money Monster', sold the Casamigos tequila company he co-founded to British spirits company Diageo in June 2017.

2. Dwayne

2. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson earned an estimated $124 million thanks to 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' and other projects.

3. Robert Downey Jr., star of the

3. Robert Downey Jr., star of the 'Iron Man' series, was third on the list, with an estimated $81 million. The top 10 actors earned some $784 million collectively, according to Forbes, once again dwarfing the top 10 women who earned a cumulative $186 million in the same period. Scarlett Johansson topped the annual list released last week with $40.5 million in pre-tax earnings. Forbes attributed part of the gender gap to the dominance of superhero and action movies that tend to have more parts for men and earn hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office.

4. Chris Hemsworth earned $64.5 million from roles in

4. Chris Hemsworth earned $64.5 million from roles in 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Avengers: Infinity War'.

5. Jackie Chan earned $45.5 million after appearing in six Chinese films, including action flicks

5. Jackie Chan earned $45.5 million after appearing in six Chinese films, including action flicks 'Bleeding Steel' and 'The Foreigner'.

6. Will Smith earned $42 million from a starring role in Netflix

6. Will Smith earned $42 million from a starring role in Netflix's move 'Bright', a forthcoming role in Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and a guest appearance on Nicky Jam's World Cup song 'Live It Up'.

7. Akshay Kumar earned $40.5 million after appearing in socially conscious movies such as

7. Akshay Kumar earned $40.5 million after appearing in socially conscious movies such as 'Toilet' and 'Padman', as well as from endorsement deals with Tata and Eveready.

8. Adam Sandler earned $39.5 million, thanks to a Netflix deal to write, direct and star in a series of comedies.

8. Adam Sandler earned $39.5 million, thanks to a Netflix deal to write, direct and star in a series of comedies.

9. Salman Khan earned $38.5 million, in part from endorsement deals with Suzuki motorcycles and Chlormint gum.

9. Salman Khan earned $38.5 million, in part from endorsement deals with Suzuki motorcycles and Chlormint gum.

10. Chris Evans earned $34 million, from his role as Captain America in Marvel movies.

10. Chris Evans earned $34 million, from his role as Captain America in Marvel movies.

 
 
 
 
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