Highest-earning actors, actresses in Hollywood
See which Hollywood A-listers are the current top earners in the film industry for the past year, from June 1, 2015 to June 1, 2016, according to Forbes' ranking.
Dwayne Johnson(Credit: Getty Images / Mark Nolan)
In 2015, The Rock made the No. 11 spot earning $31.5 million. In 2016, with earnings of $64.5 million, he is now the highest-paid actor in the world.
Jackie Chan(Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Lee)
Earning $11 million more than he did last year, Jackie Chan lands at No. 2 on this year's list, with a cool $61 million.
Matt Damon(Credit: AP)
He didn't make the list last year, but this year, Matt Damon was the third highest-paid actor, making $55 million. His film, "The Martian" grossed $630.1 million on a $108 million budget. He also earned big bucks as Jason Bourne in "The Great Wall" (out February 2017).
Tom Cruise(Credit: Paramount Pictures)
"Top Gun" star Tom Cruise had a big year with 2015's "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" as well as upfront pay for titles like the "Jack Reacher" sequel and "Mena" (September 2017). He lands at No. 4 on the list with an annual earning of $53 million.
Johnny Depp(Credit: AP)
Johnny Depp finds himself at No. 5 on this year's list, raking in $48 million, largely due to the latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" installment and "Alice Through the Looking Glass."
Jennifer Lawrence(Credit: Getty Images)
Jennifer Lawrence, Hollywood's highest-paid actress for a second year in a row, saw a $46 million yearly profit, with a large amount coming from the final installment of the "Hunger Games," which grossed $653.4 million at the box office.
Ben Affleck(Credit: Getty Images)
"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" may not have sat well with critics, but it did at the box office and in Ben Affleck's wallet -- the film grossed more than $870 million worldwide. The $43 million he earned this year is the star's highest annual paycheck to date.
Vin Diesel(Credit: AP)
Making Forbes' list for the third year in a row, Vin Diesel brought in a $35 million annual paycheck. The actor can credit his big earnings to the recent installments of films including "Furious 8" and "Guardians of The Galaxy."
Melissa McCarthy(Credit: Getty Images for Time / Dimitrios Kambouris)
Funny woman Melissa McCarthy cashed in big this year with the "Ghostbusters" remake and last year's "Spy," which grossed $235.7 million worldwide on a $65 million budget. She lands at No. 9 on the list, making $33 million.
Shah Rukh Khan(Credit: Getty Images)
With a $33 million annual pay for his lead role in "Dilwale," the Bollywood star earned millions in upfront deals while further cashing in on endorsement deals.
Robert Downey Jr.(Credit: Getty Images )
With just one film ("Captain America: Civil War") released during the June 2015-2016 period, last year's top earner, Robert Downey Jr., drops to No. 11 with a $33 million paycheck.
Akshay Kumar(Credit: AP)
Films and endorsements combined, Bollywood's Akshay Kumar brings in $31.5 million, landing him the 12th spot on this year's list.
Brad Pitt(Credit: Getty Images)
"The Big Short" and "War Machine" are a couple of reasons actor and producer Brad Pitt surpassed his usual $30 million pay, this year making $1.5 million more.
Adam Sandler(Credit: Getty Images)
Adam Sandler hasn't had much time on the big screen, but he still finds a spot on Forbes' highest paid actors list, landing at No. 14 with $30 million.
Mark Wahlberg(Credit: AP)
Mark Wahlberg starred in "Ted 2," "Daddy's Home" and "Deepwater Horizon" during the June 2015-2016 scoring period, and although the former didn't contribute much to his big payout, Wahlberg still made the list, with $30 million.
Salman Khan(Credit: AP)
Leading Indian Bollywood actor Salman Khan ("Bajrangi Bhaijaan") makes $28.5 million a year -- with the help of endorsements, too.
Leonardo DiCaprio(Credit: Getty Images)
More than 20 years after his Oscar nomination for "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," Leonardo DiCaprio won an Oscar for "The Revenant." At No. 17, the actor makes $27 million.
Chris Pratt(Credit: AP)
According to Forbes, "At 37, [Chris Pratt] is the youngest member of the list," cashing in on $26 million, $12 million comes from "Passengers," and another lump sum from "Guardians of the Galazy 2."
Scarlett Johansson(Credit: Getty Images)
"Ghost in a Shell" actress Scarlett Johansson reportedly made $17.5 million for the controversial film. A Dolce & Gabbana endorsement helped boost her salary. She lands at No. 19 on the list with $25 million.
Will Smith(Credit: AP)
"Concussion" didn't do much for Will Smith, but in 2018, perhaps "Bad Boys for Life" will. At No. 20, Smith walks away with $20.5 million a year.
Amitabh Bachchan(Credit: AP)
Indian Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who's career totals five decades, comes in at No. 21, making $20 million.
Jennifer Aniston(Credit: Getty Images)
"Office Christmas Party" actress Jennifer Aniston received hefty pay for the upcoming comedy, plus endorsements including Smartwater and Aveeno lands her at No. 22 with $21 million.
Matthew McConaughey(Credit: Nina Ruggiero)
Matthew McConaughey's $18 million salary took a dip this year, but next, he'll be starring in "The Dark Tower," which can potentially help him climb back up.
Fan Bingbing(Credit: MCT)
Fan Bingbing ("Lady of Dynasty"), as Forbes says, "the only Chinese actress on the ranking," takes up the 24th spot on this year's list with $17 million (this includes endorsements for such brands including L'Oreal).
Harrison Ford(Credit: Getty Images)
Harrison Ford, 74, "the oldest member of the ranking," according to Forbes, holds the 25th spot, bringing in $25 million, thanks to his Han Solo role in 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
Charlize Theron(Credit: AP)
Charlize Theron's role in "Huntsman: Winter's War" as well as a Dior J'Adore perfume endorsement contributed to the actress' $16.5 million pay this year.
Amy Adams(Credit: Getty Images / Bryan Bedder)
Actress Amy Adams, or Lois Lane, as we know her on the big screen, finds a spot at No. 27 on Forbes' list. She made $13.5 million.
Julia Roberts(Credit: AP / Evan Agostini)
Between "Mother's Day" and "Money Monster," Julia Roberts made enough money to land the 28th spot on this year's list. She made $12 million.
Mila Kunis(Credit: AP / Paul A. Hebert)
Mila Kunis' $11 million this year came from "Bad Moms" and "Family Guy" (she voices Meg), plus jewelry and whiskey advertisements.
Deepika Padukone(Credit: Getty Images)
Deepika Padukone's starring in "Bajiro Mastani" combined with multiple endorsements got her $10 million this year.