Who’s the highest paid celebrity?

Who’s the highest paid celebrity?

Which celebrity makes the most money?  You might be surprised when you learn that George Clooney is the highest earning, he raked in $239 million before taxes last year.  That’s according to Forbes Magazine which calculated both on-screen and off-screen earnings.

Clooney, whose millions came from a lucrative business venture, endorsements and older movies, made nearly twice as much as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the second highest-paid actor. And he earned more than the 10 highest-paid actresses combined.

Here’s the breakdown of how much the 10 highest-paid actors earn, according to Forbes. All figures are pre-tax.

10. Chris Evans: $34 million
9. Salman Khan: $38.5 million
8. Adam Sandler: $39.5 million
7. Akshay Kumar: $40.5 million
6. Will Smith: $42 million
5. Jackie Chan: $45.5 million
4. Chris Hemsworth: $64.5 million
3. Robert Downey Jr.: $81 million
2. Dwayne Johnson: $124 million
1. George Clooney: $239 million

And here’s how much the 10 highest-paid actresses earn. Again, all figures are pre-tax:

10. Gal Gadot: $10 million
9. Melissa McCarthy: $12 million
8. Cate Blanchett: $12.5 million
7. Julia Roberts: $13 million
6. Mila Kunis: $16 million
5. Reese Witherspoon: $16.5 million
4. Jennifer Lawrence: $18 million
3. Jennifer Aniston: $19.5 million
2. Angelina Jolie: $28 million
1. Scarlett Johansson: $40.5 million

 

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