Dwayne Johnson is highest-paid male actor

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Dwayne Johnson is highest-paid male actor


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Dwayne Johnson – commonly known by his wrestling name “the Rock” – earned $87.5m in a year

Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson has been named the highest-paid male actor for a second year in a row, according to wealth magazine Forbes.

The former wrestler reportedly earned $87.5m (£67m) between 1 June 2019 and 1 June 2020, including $23.5m for the Netflix thriller Red Notice.

He also made money from his fitness clothing line, Project Rock.

The 10 top earners combined made $545.5m this year – more than a quarter of that from Netflix, Forbes said.

Johnson’s Red Notice co-star Ryan Reynolds was the second-highest paid actor, with earnings of $71.5m. Among his movie deals were $20m, also for Red Notice, and $20m for Six Underground

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