George Clooney Was Highest Paid Actor This Year, But Wasn’t In Any Movies…
Posted: 7:42 am Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Well this has to be a new record. The highest paid actor this year was George Clooney. How is that a record you ask… well the guy wasn’t in ANY movies this year!Pretty amazing accomplishment, right?!
George hasn’t been in any movies this year, but he made $233 million from the recent $1 BILLION purchase of his ‘Casamigos’ tequila brand . . . and he got some more dough from his endorsements and older movies.
George made a total of $239 million . . . easily enough to be #1 on the annual “Forbes” list of ‘The Highest Paid Actors.’ Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnsonis a distant second with $124 million.
He was also #2 last year . . . behind Mark Wahlberg of all people.
Here’s this year’s Top 10:
1. George Clooney, $239 million
2. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, $124 million
3. Robert Downey Jr., $81 million
4. Chris Hemsworth, $64.5 million
5. Jackie Chan, $45.5 million . . . Mostly from the Chinese box office, and his endorsements there.
6. Will Smith, $42 million
7. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, $40.5 million
8. Adam Sandler, $39.5 million . . . Mostly through his deal with Netflix.