Top 10 World’s Highest Paid Actors of 2017

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Top 10 World’s Highest Paid Actors of 2017

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

10. Akshay Kumar, $35.5 million:

Akshay Kumar is the tenth highest paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Akshay Kumar (born 9 September 1967), is an Indian actor, producer, Director, martial artist, stuntman and television personality. In a career spanning more than twenty-five years, Kumar has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films and has won several awards including the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom and two Filmfare Awards.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornRajiv Hari Om Bhatia
9 September 1967 (age 50)
Amritsar, Punjab, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityCanadian
EducationGuru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science & Commerce
OccupationActor, producer, presenter
Years active1991–present
Spouse(s)Twinkle Khanna (m. 2001)
Children2
Relatives·         Rajesh Khanna (Father-in-law)

·         Dimple Kapadia (Mother-in-law)

·         Rinke Khanna (Sister-in-law)

AwardsNational Film Award (2017),
Padma Shri (2009),
Other Awards

9. Salman Khan, $37 million:

Salman Khan is currently the 9th highest-paid actor in the world and the second-highest-paid in India in 2017 after Shah Rukh Khan, according to Forbes.

Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan (credited as Salman Khan, born 27 December 1965) is an Indian film actor, producer, singer, television personality, and philanthropist. In a film career spanning almost thirty years, Salman Khan has received supporting actor awards.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornAbdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
27 December 1965 (age 51)
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor

producer

singer

presenter

Years active1988–present
Television10 Ka Dum and Bigg Boss
Parent(s)Salim Khan (father)
Sushila Charak (mother)
RelativesSee Salim Khan family

8. Shah Rukh Khan, $38 million:

Shah Rukh Khan is currently the 8th highest-paid actor in the world, the highest paid in India of 2017, according to Forbes.

Shah Rukh Khan (2 November 1965) is an Indian film actor, producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the “Badshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood”, “King Khan”, also known as SRK. He has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornShahrukh Khan
2 November 1965 (age 52)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
EducationHansraj College, Delhi University
OccupationFilm actor, producer, television host
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)Gauri Khan (m. 1991)
Children3

7. Tom Cruise, $43 million

Tom Cruise is currently the 7th highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV (born July 3, 1962) is an American actor and producer, known professionally as Tom Cruise. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the film Endless Love.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornThomas Cruise Mapother IV
July 3, 1962 (age 55)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, producer
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)·         Mimi Rogers
(m. 1987; div. 1990)·         Nicole Kidman
(m. 1990; div. 2001)

·         Katie Holmes
(m. 2006; div. 2012)

Children3
RelativesWilliam Mapother (cousin)
Websitetomcruise. com

6. Robert Downey Jr., $48 million

Robert John Downey Jr. is currently the 6th highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Robert John Downey Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor and singer. His career has included critical and commercial success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornRobert John Downey Jr.
April 4, 1965 (age 52)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
ResidenceMalibu, California, U.S.
EducationSanta Monica High School
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1970–present
Home townGreenwich Village
Spouse(s)·         Deborah Falconer
(m. 1992; div. 2004)·         Susan Levin
(m. 2005)
Children3
Parent(s)Robert Downey Sr.
Elsie Ann Ford

5. Jackie Chan, $49 million

Adam Sandler is currently the 5th highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW (陳港生; born 7 April 1954, known professionally as Jackie Chan) is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornChan Kong-sang (陳港生)
7 April 1954 (age 63)
Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong
Other names元樓 (Yuen Lou)
大哥 (Big Brother)
房仕龙 (Fong Silung)
OccupationMartial artist, actor, director, producer, screenwriter, action choreographer, singer, stunt director, stunt performer
Years active1962–present
NationalityHong Kong
Genre(s)Cantopop, Mandopop, Hong Kong English pop, J-pop
Spouse(s)Joan Lin (m. 1982)
Children2; including Jaycee Chan
ParentsCharles and Lee-Lee Chan
AncestryHe County, Anhui, China

4. Adam Sandler, $50.5 million

Adam Sandler is currently the 4th highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Adam Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, Director, producer, comedian, screenwriter, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornAdam Richard Sandler
September 9, 1966 (age 51)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Alma materTisch School of the Arts
Occupation·         Actor

·         comedian

·         screenwriter

·         film producer

·         musician

Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jackie Sandler (m. 2003)
Children2
Comedy career
MediumStand-up, film, television
Websiteadamsandler. com

3. Vin Diesel, $54.5 million

Vin Diesel is currently the 3rd highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Mark Sinclair (born July 18, 1967) is an American actor, better known by his stage name Vin Diesel, is a director, producer, and screenwriter. He is well known for his portrayals of Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious film series, Richard B. Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick series and Xander Cage in the xXx series.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornMark Sinclair
July 18, 1967 (age 50)
Alameda County, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, producer, director, screenwriter
Years active1975–present
Partner(s)Paloma Jimenez (2007–present)
Children3
Websitewww.vindiesel. com

2. Dwayne Johnson “The Rock”, $65 million

Dwayne Johnson is currently the 2nd highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Dwayne Johnson (born May 2, 1972) is an American Hollywood actor, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American “WWE” professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team. He was the world’s highest-paid actor of 2016 and currently the 2nd highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornDwayne Douglas Johnson
May 2, 1972 (age 45)
Hayward, California, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of Miami (BGS)
Occupation·         Actor

·         professional wrestler

Years active1996–2004, 2011–present (wrestler)
1999–present (actor)
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Dany Garcia
(m. 1997; div. 2007)
Partner(s)Lauren Hashian
(2007–present)
Children2
Parent(s)Rocky Johnson
Ata Maivia

1. Mark Wahlberg, $68 million

Mark Wahlberg is currently the highest-paid actor in the world of 2017, according to Forbes.

He (born June 5, 1971) is an American Hollywood actor, songwriter, producer, rapper, the former model, and businessman. He was known by his stage name Marky Mark in his early occupation as frontman for the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, releasing the albums Song for the People and You Gotta Believe.

Officially the top-earning actor of the year 2017, Marky Mark raked in a cool $68 million, thanks to movies like Daddy’s Home 2 and Transformers: The Last Knight, as well as his reality show, and chain of restaurants.

Top 10 World's Highest Paid Actors of 2017

BornMark Robert Michael Wahlberg
June 5, 1971 (age 46)
Dorchester, Massachusetts, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor

producer

businessman

model

rapper

songwriter

Years active1990–present
Height5’8″
Spouse(s)Rhea Durham (m. 2009)
Children4
RelativesDonnie Wahlberg (brother)

Robert Wahlberg (brother)

Websitemarkwahlberg. com

 

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