Highest-earning actors, actresses in Hollywood

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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

In 2015, The Rock made the No. 11
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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

Earning $11 million more than he did last
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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

He didn't make the list last year, but
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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).

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Tom Cruise

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"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

Johnny Depp finds himself at No. 5 on
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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

Jennifer Lawrence, Hollywood's highest-paid actress for a second
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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

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"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

Making Forbes' list for the third year in
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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."

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Melissa McCarthy

Funny woman Melissa McCarthy cashed in big this
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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

With a $33 million annual pay for his
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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.

With just one film (
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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

Films and endorsements combined, Bollywood's Akshay Kumar brings
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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

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"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.

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Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler hasn't had much time on the
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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

Mark Wahlberg starred in
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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

Leading Indian Bollywood actor Salman Khan (
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Leading Indian Bollywood actor Salman Khan ("Bajrangi Bhaijaan") makes $28.5 million a year -- with the help of endorsements, too.

Leonardo DiCaprio

More than 20 years after his Oscar nomination
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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

According to Forbes,
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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

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"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

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"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

Indian Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who's career totals
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Indian Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who's career totals five decades, comes in at No. 21, making $20 million.

Jennifer Aniston

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"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

Matthew McConaughey's $18 million salary took a dip
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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

Fan Bingbing (
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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

Harrison Ford, 74,
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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

Charlize Theron's role in
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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

Actress Amy Adams, or Lois Lane, as we
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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

Between
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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

Mila Kunis' $11 million this year came from
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Mila Kunis' $11 million this year came from "Bad Moms" and "Family Guy" (she voices Meg), plus jewelry and whiskey advertisements.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone's starring in
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Deepika Padukone's starring in "Bajiro Mastani" combined with multiple endorsements got her $10 million this year.

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