10. Jackie Chan
Earnings: $40 Million
Tasks: “Goodnight Beijing”, “The Climbers”, “Journey To China: The Thriller Of Iron Masks”, “The Knight Of Shadows: Between Yin And Yang”, “Vanguard”
Hong Kong motion star Jackie Chan is as busy as ever at age 66. Chan boosts his checking account with quite a few endorsements and licensing offers.
9. Adam Sandler
Earnings: $41 Million
Tasks: “Uncut Gems”, “Homicide Thriller”
Adam Sandler’s earnings will not be what they as soon as had been, however the former “SNL” actor continues to be one in all Hollywood’s high earners, because of his multi-picture cope with Netflix. Sandler earned $31 million from his Netflix deal alone final yr. The streaming big appears to be getting its cash’s value – viewers have streamed greater than two billion hours of Sandler content material.
8. Will Smith
Earnings: $44.5 Million
Tasks: “Gemini Man”, “Spies In Disguise”, “Unhealthy Boys For Life”, “The Council”, “Brilliant 2”, “King Richard”
Will Smith is cashing cheques for signing on to the upcoming movies “The Council”, “Brilliant 2” and “King Richard”, the latter of which sees him enjoying Richard Williams, father of tennis superstars Venus and Serena. Smith pads his checking account along with his SnapChat and Instagram sequence payouts.
7. Lin-Manuel Miranda
Earnings: $45.5 Million
Making his very first look on the listing, Lin-Manuel Miranda bought the film rights to his Tony Award-winning play “Hamilton” to Disney for $75 million. Even with stay theatre closed for the rest of 2020, Miranda will doubtless discover himself on the listing once more subsequent yr when the film adaptation of his “In The Heights” hits theatres.
6. Akshay Kumar
Earnings: $48.5 Million
Tasks: “Housefull 4”, “Good Newwz”, “Sooryavanshi”, “Laxmmi Bomb”
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar lately signed a cope with Amazon Prime Video for his first TV sequence, “The Finish”, however the actor makes most of his cash from endorsement offers, shilling all the pieces from nutritional vitamins to bathroom cleaners.
5. Vin Diesel
Earnings: $54 Million
With “F9” being pushed to 2021, Vin Diesel solely had one film make it to theatres this yr, however the actor received the majority of his earnings by being a producer on Netflix’s animated sequence “Quick & Livid Spy Races”.
4. Ben Affleck
Earnings: $55 Million
Tasks: “The Manner Again”, “Jay And Silent Bob Reboot”
After a quick hiatus, the two-time Oscar winner returned to the massive display with the sobriety sports activities drama “The Manner Again” simply forward of the pandemic shutdown. Ben Affleck is one other of the actors who benefited from Netflix, because of his film “The Final Factor He Needed”.
3. Mark Wahlberg
Earnings: $58 Million
Tasks: “Spenser Confidential”, “Scoob!”, “Good Joe Bell”
Mark Wahlberg’s “Spenser Confidential” turned Netflix’s third-most-watched authentic movie following its debut in March and the majority of his payout comes from the streaming big. The actor additionally made tens of millions from producing “McMillions” and “Wahl Road”.
2. Ryan Reynolds
Earnings: $71.5 Million
Tasks: “Six Underground”, “Purple Discover”, “Free Man”
Let’s hear it for our Canadian boy! Ryan Reynolds is available in at No. 2 on the listing of the yr’s high earners, because of Netflix who paid him $20 million a challenge for “Six Underground” and “Purple Discover”. Even with “Free Man” getting pushed from its summer season launch to December, Reynolds continues to be laughing all the best way to the financial institution by signing a 3rd film cope with Netflix.
1. Dwayne Johnson
Earnings: $87.5 Million
Tasks: “Purple Discover”, “Jumanji: The Subsequent Degree”, “Hobbs & Shaw”, “Titan Video games”, “Jungle Cruise”
“Jungle Cruise”’s launch might have been one other casualty of the pandemic however Dwayne Johnson nonetheless lands on the high of the listing, because of his many initiatives and his producing credit. Johnson additionally rakes within the dough via licensing charges and his Venture Rock line for Underneath Armour. With one other six films, together with Marvel’s “Black Adam” already lined up, Johnson can look forward to finding himself on high of the best earners heap for the foreseeable future.