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15 Highest Paid Hollywood Actors In 2016

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Hollywood is the most powerful and richest entertainment industry in the world. In fact, no other movie industry in the world can come close to it when it comes to budget or box office records. In many other country-specific movie industries, an entire movie budget will still be lesser than a Hollywood actor's remuneration! Hollywood actors are being paid millions as salary by their producers. This is the reason why the Hollywood celebs are insanely wealthy! Do you want to know who the top-paid Hollywood actors in 2016 are? Check these fifteen hottest Hollywood stars (according to Forbes) and how much money they are making a year! (Bonus: Know their net worth too!)
1.Will Smith ($26 Million)

The 'Men in Black' star needs no introduction. He is popular in many countries around the world. His movies are popular in non-English speaking countries too. He is a successful producer as well. He produced movies like Hancock and the Karate Kid in the past. He makes about $26 million per year as an actor. Did you know some of the famous Will Smith quotes?
Salary: $26 Million per Year
Will Smith Net Worth: $240 Million 


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2.Matthew McConaughey ($26 Million)

Matthew McConaughey is one of the busiest Hollywood actors. He has been acting in movies since 1993. He has acted in popular films like Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Dazed & Confused (1993) and Mud (2012). In his younger days, he wanted to become a criminal defense lawyer. That didn't work, and he ended up becoming an actor, playing lawyer roles in movies like 'The Lincoln Lawyer'! He makes about $26 million per year. His popularity has increased multiple folds in the recent times, helping him grab big Hollywood opportunities. Did you know Matthew McConaughey was once arrested for playing Bongo drums naked?
Salary: $26 Million per Year
Net Worth: $75 Million 


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3.Daniel Craig ($27 Million)

Daniel Craig is a very busy actor. The English actor who is very well known around the world for playing 'James Bond' role, has appeared in many other films as well. Though Daniel Craig has been acting in the movies since 1992, much of his fortune has come only from the four James Bond movies. 
Salary: $27 Million per Year
Net Worth: $95 Million


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4.Chris Hemsworth ($27 Million)

The 'Thor' star Chris Hemsworth made his movie debut in Star Trek (2009). He played George Kirk role in the movie. In 2010, he and his classmate Tom Hiddleston were cast to play Thor and Loki roles in Thor (2011) movie. The 'Thor' role made him extremely famous, and helped the Australian actor get chances in big Hollywood films like 'Snow White and the Huntsman', 'The Avengers', etc. 
Salary: $27 Million per Year
Net Worth: $60 Million 


Chris Hemsworth ( Million)-15 Highest Paid Hollywood Actors In 2016



5.Channing Tatum ($29 Million)

Channing Tatum started his career as a dancer. He was paid $400 to dance in Ricky Martin's 'She Bangs' in 2000. He explored opportunities in the modeling field, and bagged contracts from some of the world's top modeling agencies in his younger years. Although he had acted in few movies before Step Up (2006), it was the 'Tyler Gage' role in 'Step up' movie that made him famous. Did you know Channing Tatum was once a stripper?
Salary: $29 Million per Year 
Net Worth: $50 Million


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6.Leonardo DiCaprio ($29 Million)

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most powerful, richest and popular actors of Hollywood. 'The Revenant' star has got fans from all parts of the world. From 'Critters 3' (1991) to 'The Revenant' (2015), he has acted in about 30 movies. He is a successful producer too. Leonardo DiCaprio has many income sources; however, as an actor, he makes about $29 million a year. Did you know Leonardo DiCaprio is suffering from OCD?
Salary: $29 Million
Leonardo DiCaprio Net Worth: $217 Million


Leonardo DiCaprio ( Million)-15 Highest Paid Hollywood Actors In 2016



7.Johnny Depp ($30 Million)

Johnny Depp is another highly-popular Hollywood actor who has a huge global fan base. 'Captain Jack Sparrow' has acted in more than 50 movies to date. He is one of the most commercially successful actors in Hollywood. His films fetched more than $10 billion in revenue for his producers. Johnny Depp is a multi talented celebrity. He has directed a couple of movies too. Did you know Johnny Depp has silver teeth?
Salary: $30 Million per Year
Johnny Depp Net Worth: $400 Million 


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8.Dwayne Johnson ($31.5 Million)

Besides being a wrestling superstar, 'The Rock' Dwayne Johnson is a successful actor too. He has acted in many movies since his debut in 1999. 'The Mummy Returns' (2001), and 'The Scorpion King' (2002) helped him settle as a serious and a professional Hollywood actor. Most of his movies were commercially successful. Dwayne Johnson regained his prominence in Hollywood in the recent times with roles in successful movies like Fast & Furious (6 & 7). Did you know Dwayne Johnson has parents of two different race?
Salary: $31.5 Million per Year
Net Worth: $125 Million 


Dwayne Johnson (.5 Million)-15 Highest Paid Hollywood Actors In 2016



9.Mark Wahlberg ($32 Million)

The 'Ted' actor never lets his personal controversies affect his acting career. He too is one of the busiest Hollywood stars at this point. Having been acted in 38 movies to date, he made a fortune of more than $200 million. Besides acting, Mark Wahlberg invested in many other businesses including a restaurant chain named 'Wahlburgers'. Did you know Mark Wahlberg has a criminal past?
Salary: $32 Million per Year
Mark Wahlberg Net Worth: $200 Million


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10.Tom Cruise ($40 Million)

Tom Cruise is another big Hollywood name! He is there in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. He has acted in numerous movies, and most of them are very popular. Besides being an actor, he is a successful producer too. His recent movie 'Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation' is a big success. Three films of Tom Cruise are set to release in the next two years, in which one movie is a reboot of famous 'The Mummy' (1999). 
Salary: $40 Million per Year
Tom Cruise Net Worth: $400 Million


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11.Adam Sandler ($41 Million)

The 'Happy Gilmore' actor is yet another busy Hollywood actor. In 2015 alone, he was involved in four Hollywood projects in which he has produced and acted in three. He is best known for his comedy roles in the movies like 'Billy Madison', 'Happy Gilmore', and 'The Wedding Singer'; etc. He is one of the richest Hollywood celebs. He has a fortune of $300 million. 
Salary: $41 Million per Year
Net Worth: $300 Million


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12.Bradley Cooper ($41.5 Million)

Thanks to 'The Guardians of the Galaxy' movie franchise, Bradley Cooper has become one of the top-paid Hollywood actors of 2016.  After American Sniper (2014) movie, He has acted in three movies in 2015, but all the three films weren't commercially successful. His next big movie is 'The Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2' which will be released in 2017. Did you know Bradley Cooper doesn't drink at all?
Salary: $41.5 Million 
Net Worth: $60 Million


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13.Vin Diesel ($47 Million)

What makes this man one of the highest paid actors of 2016 not only in Hollywood but also in the world? No real surprise! The 'Fast & Furious' franchise which made Vin Diesel a highly-popular actor in the world, has also made him the highest-paid star this year. His recent movie 'Furious 7' made about $1.5 billion. He produced the film along with two other people. Did you know Vin Diesel has a twin brother?
Salary: $47.5 Million per Year
Net Worth: $75 Million 


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14.Jackie Chan ($50 Million)

Jackie Chan made his acting debut in 1962 as a child artist. The 62-year-old actor from Hong Kong has acted in numerous movies since then. He has a solid fan base in the United States as well. In fact, his Hollywood movies (including dubbed Chinese movies) have been making a lot of money. Every year, he acts in a minimum of two to three movies. Three Jackie Chan movies are set for a grand release in this year too! Did you know Jackie Chan was once a pornstar?
Salary: $50 Million per Year
Net Worth: $130 Million


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15.Robert Downey Jr. ($80 Million)

The world's highest-paid actor in 2016 is Robert Downey Jr.! He is the world's top-paid actor for the last three years as well. The movie 'Avengers: Age of Ultron', which was released in 2015, has minted approximately $1.5 billion worldwide. In last five years, three of his movies have crossed $1 billion mark. 'Captain America: Civil War,' released in May 2016, reportedly fetched him a whopping $40 million as salary. Did you know Robert Downey Jr. doesn't drink at all?
Salary: $80 Million 
Net Worth: $180 Million


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