Fans are always curious to know everything about their favourite celebs. Fans also want to know how much their favourite star is earning or who is the highest-paid actor in the world. To get the answers to your curiousness, read to know the top 5 highest-paid actors in the world in 2022.
Tom Cruise has been at the top of the Hollywood movie industry for over four decades. And his latest movie Top Gun: Maverick made him Hollywood’s highest-earning actor. Tom Cruise has earned more than $100 million for his latest flick, as per a new report by Variety. Top Gun: Maverick is now Paramount’s highest-grossing movie ever worldwide taking in $1.2 billion globally and the first of Cruise’s movies to pass the billion-dollar mark.
Akshay Kumar is an Indian Tom Cruise. The actor is also known for performing stunts on his own. Akshay has worked on several movies so far. However, the actor is all set to make his OTT debut with the upcoming Amazon Prime series, The End. Though other details of the upcoming series are kept under wraps, it was revealed that Akshay Kumar is set to get $48.5 million for The End. He is the only Bollywood celebrity on the list of the top 5 highest-paid actors in the world. Kumar was also the sole Bollywood actor on the top 10 highest-paid actors in the world between 2015 and 2019, ranking 52nd with earnings of $48.5 million.
Will Smith is the third biggest earner. The actor signed on to star in the action thriller Emancipation for $35 million in June 2020. Apple won a bidding war for the distribution rights to the film which is being directed by Antoine Fuqua and principal photography began in New Orleans in the summer of 2021. However, this past May it was announced that the film’s release would be pushed back to 2023 citing production delays.
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The fourth high earner in the film category is Leonardo DiCaprio who earned $30 million for Martin Scorsese’s upcoming Killers of The Flower Moon.
Brad Pitt is one of the world’s most attractive men and a Hollywood icon! Pitt has worked with the industry’s biggest directors and A-list celebs. Though Brad Pitt made his big-screen debut in 1989, he got global stardom with the historical epic Troy in 2004. His most recent credit includes Bullet Train. However, Brad Pitt is getting $ 30 million for an as-yet-untitled Formula 1 drama.