Forbes 2016 list ‘ Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay kumar among the world’s top paid Actors.

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From the Forbes magazine 2016 Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson ( The Rock ) is the world’s 1st  highest paid actors on Thursday with an estimated 2016 payday of $64.5 million.

Baywatch” actor Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) has topped the list with a knockout $64 million and tailing him is Jackie Chan who banked $61 million annually. “The Martian” made, Matt Damon now sits snug at no. 3 with  $55 million .

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Two Indian actors have made the top 10 on Forbes’ 2016 list of the world’s highest paid actors , and two more appear in the top 20 list .The highest paid Indian actor on the list is a  Shah Rukh Khan with $33 million, who is ranked Eighth on a list topped by Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’. The second Indian Actor is Akshay Kumar, with $31.5 million, rounding off the top 10 with Brad Pitt. Akshay kumar 2016 films – Rustom, Housefull 3 & Airlift- collectively crossed the Rs 300-crore mark.

“Iron Man” Downey Robert jr fell from top spot, despite reprising his comic book hero role in “Captain America: Civil War.” He ranked Eighth, tied with Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, with $33 million. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Ben Affleck’s $43 million put him at 6th no.  while Deepika’s xXx 3 co-star Vin Diesel, with $35 million, is at 7th no. Deepika Padukone, 30, made her debut among world’s top 10 highest paid actresses, with earnings of US $10 million.

Salman Khan, whose 2016 blockbuster Sultan movie earned over Rs 300 crores, is at  14 no. with $28.5 million in pocket while Amitabh Bachchan, with $20 million, is  18 no. on the list 2016.

List of Top 20 world’s highest paid actor

1. Dwayne Johnson – $64.5 Million

2.  Jackie Chan –          $61 Million

3.  Matt Damon –          $55 Million

4.  Tom Cruise –            $53 Million

5. Johnny Depp –         $48 Million

6.  Ben Affleck –            $43 Million

7. Vin Diesel –               $35 Million

8.  Shah Rukh Khan –   $33 Million

8.  Robert Downey Jr – $33 Million

10.  Akshay Kumar –    $31.5 Million

10.  Brad Pitt –               $31.5 Million

12. Adam Sandler –    $30 Million

12.  Mark Wahlberg – $30 Million

14.  Salman Khan –    $28.5 Million

15   Leonardo DiCaprio – $27 Million

16. Chris Pratt –            $26 Million

17. Will Smith –               $25 Million

18. Amitabh Bachchan – $20.5 Million

19. Matthew McConaughey – $18 Million

20. Harrison Ford –           $15 Million

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