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Dwayne Johnson has nearly doubled his 2017 earnings
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has nearly doubled his 2017 earnings, making $119m (
Scarlett Johansson's earnings have risen from $10m to $40.5m in the past year, Forbes said
Actors Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Jackie Chan and Will Smith were all in the top tier - earning more than Johannson, with seventh place Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar matching the actress's income.Completing the top 10 were Adam Sandler, US actor Chris Evans and Salman Khan.While last year's best paid actors list mainly features the same names as last year, 2017's top earner Mark Wahlberg, who made $68m (?52.5m), was missing entirely.George Clooney returns to this year's list, thanks to the sale of his Casamigos tequila company to drinks giant Diageo in a deal worth $1bn (?753m).
Will Smith was sixth in this year's list of highest paid actors
Dwayne Johnson's $119m (?92m) earnings are down to a number of box office successes, including Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Skyscraper, Baywatch and Fast & Furious 8.Another actor returning to this year's list is Will Smith, whose $42m (?32.5m) income puts him in sixth place. Smith starred in Netflix film Bright, which came out in December and is working on a number of upcoming projects including Disney's The Genie and Spies in Disguise.
Forbes list of the world's best-paid male actors 2018
George Clooney - $239m
Dwayne Johnson - $119m
Robert Downey Jr - $79m
Chris Hemsworth - $64.5m
Jackie Chan -$45.5m
Will Smith - $42m
Akshay Kumar -$40.5m
Adam Sandler - $39.5m
Chris Evans - $34m
Salman Khan - $33.5m
Forbes list of the world's best-paid actresses 2018
Scarlett Johansson - $40.5m
Angelina Jolie - $28m
Jennifer Aniston - $19.5m
Jennifer Lawrence - $18m
Reese Witherspoon - $16.5m
Mila Kunis - $16m
Julia Roberts - $13m
Cate Blanchett - $12.5m
Melissa McCarthy - $12m
Gal Gadot - $10m
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