Hollywood movies are popular all across the world because of the high-quality graphics in the movies. Also, the superb acting of various actors of Hollywood has made the English film industry all the more popular in the world. Not only just performances but also their high strength physique also contribute to making them popular among the audience. In this post, we have enlisted the top 5 Hollywood stars with high income. We have also enlisted their salary with other important details.

George Clooney

George Clooney stands at the top of the list of the highest paid Hollywood actors in the current time. He has always done full justice to all the films in his career and that is why he has managed to become so much popular in the eyes of the audience. According to the Forbes list, he is the highest earner of 2018 and he paid a tax of $239 million in 2018. Although he didn’t do any film in the year 2018, still his earning touched $700 million due to the high sale of his tequila company, Casamigos in comparison to the British liquor company, Diageo.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Dwayne Johnson, who has been popular among the audience across the world for his bodybuilding spirit. People often say that he uses some sort of steroids and bodybuilding experts say most of the bodybuilders like him “buy peptides” to build their body. But the truth is that it takes a lot of effort in the gym to build a body like him. According to reports, Johnson earned most of his salary from his acting career and his movie, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” played a crucial role in contributing to his salary. He paid a tax amount of $128 million in the year 2018.

Robert Downey Jr.

Downey Jr. is the third actor who has impressed everyone with his salary in Hollywood. He doubled his salary from 2017 by negotiating outsized contracts for his appearance as Iron Man in Marvel films, including an estimated $15million upfront payment for his brief role in 2017’s “Spiderman: The Homecoming.” The amount of tax he paid in the year 2018 stood at $81 million.

Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth doubled his salary for 2018 from the year 2017 due to the remarkable success of the blockbusters namely, “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Avengers: Infinity Wars.” He paid a tax of 64.5 million in the year 2018 and stood at fourth place in terms of earnings of the Hollywood actors.

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan performed extremely well in the films, “Kung Fu Yoga” and “The Foreigner.” Also, he did a series of product endorsements and brought in revenue from the line of theaters that he owns. His tax amount was $45.5 million in the year 2018.

First Published on: 17:40 pm - 13, Mar 2019
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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