Top 10 Highest-Paid Actors in the World

Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in the World 2022

Joaquin Phoenix

A star’s life is very glamorous and full of luxuries things. Some of the brilliant stars get paid well for their roles in the movies.

They get paid big fat cheques for their roles in the movies. With these pay cheques, some of the stars become highest paid actors in the world.

We are covering and creating the list of the top 10 highest-paid actors in the world with their movies and their early life. They get paid big fat cheques for their roles in the movies. With these pay cheques, some of the stars become highest paid actors in the world.

We are covering and creating the list of the top 10 highest-paid actors in the world with their movies and their early life.

1. Tom Cruise — $100 million (Top Gun: Maverick)

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise on the 1st position on our list of highest-paid actors in the world. Tom Cruise got $100 million for his role in Top Gun: Maverick and became the highest-paid actor in the world. 

Top Gun: Maverick is the sequel to the original Top Gun Movie which was released in 1986.

Tom Cruise is the world’s most popular and successful actor. His first film was Endless Love (1981)  and he was just 18 years old in his first movie. He has starred in some of the biggest blockbuster films of all time, including The Terminator, Top Gun, and Mission: Impossible. 

2. Will Smith — $35 million (Emancipation)

Will Smith

Suicide Squad boy Will Smith is in the 2nd position of the highest-paid actor.

For the “Emancipation” Movie he got $35 Million. Emancipation is an Action/Thriller movie it is based on a real story. Smith’s big break came in 1991 when he was cast in the role of DJ Jazzy Jeff in the popular sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. 

Smith has starred in several hit films including “I Am Legend”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “Men in Black”, ” Independence Day”, “Bad Boys” and “Suicide Squad”. 

3. Leonardo DiCaprio — $30 million (Killers of the Flower Moon)

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is a very famous Hollywood actor and film producer. Leonardo earned $30 million for his upcoming film Killers of the Flower Moon.

Killers of the Flower Moon is an upcoming American Western crime drama film based on the best-selling 2017 non-fiction book “Killers of the Flower Moon.”

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most successful actors of our time. He has also been nominated for Academy Awards for his roles in “The Departed” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

 

4. Brad Pitt — $30 million (Untitled Formula 1)

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt is an actor, producer, and screenwriter. He first gained recognition for his work on the television series “The Pitts” and later starred in the comedy film “Thelma & Louise.”  

He earned $3o million for his upcoming movie “Formulla 1.” Pitt has since appeared in several successful films, including “World War Z” “Fight Club”, “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” and “Twister.”

Brad Pitt has won several awards, including Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”.

 

5. Dwayne Johnson — $22.5 million (Black Adam)

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Douglas Johnson aka WWE Star is also known by his ring name “The Rock.” 

 

The DC Comics star who plays the superhero in the Black Adam movie earned $22.5 million for his role.

 

Dwayne Johnson is one of the most popular and successful Hollywood actors and wrestlers in the world. His movies have grossed over $3.5 billion only in America and over $10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the world`s highest-paid actors.

6. Chris Hemsworth — $20 million (Extraction 2)

Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth is well-known for his role as the popular Marvel Comics superhero, “Thor.”

 

Hemsworth earned $20 million for his upcoming movie Extraction 2.

 

Hemsworth has starred in three of the four films in the “Thor” franchise, and he has reprised his role in his latest film Thor: Love and Thunder (2022).

7. Vin Diesel — $20 million (Fast X)

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is one of the world’s highest-grossing actors, and he is best known for playing the popular character Dominic Toretto in the Fast & Furious franchise.

 

He earned $20 million for his upcoming movie “Fast X.”

 

Vin Diesel also portrays “Groot” as a voice-over actor in several Marvel superhero films “Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)”, “Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (2017)”, “Avengers: Infinity War (2018)”, “Avengers: Endgame (2019)” and “Thor: Love & Thunder (2022)”. 

8. Joaquin Phoenix — $20 million (Joker 2)

Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix is also known for playing an outstanding role in his famous movie, Joker. He is coming with a fantastic sequel Joke movie and he earned $20 million for his role in Joker 2. 

He got his first role in the independent drama The Paperboy for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

9. Joseph Jason — $15 million (Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom)

Joseph Jason

Joseph Jason is a famous Hollywood actor, also known as “Khal Drogo” in the popular HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones. Joseph Jason got the lead role in the superhero film “Aquaman.” It is a fictional character in the DC character.

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is the sequel to Aquaman, and Joseph Jason earned $15 million for his role in the movie.

 

10. Steve Carell — $12.5 million (Minions: The Rise of Gru)

Steve Carell

“The Office” stared comedian-actor Steve Carell has earned $12.5 million for his role in Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022).

He worked in several anime movies like Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Minions, Despicable Me 3, and Minions: The Rise of Gru. He was the voice actor in these movies.