The entertainment industry has always been a place for people to showcase their talents and make a living out of their passion. And for some celebrities, that passion has paid off in a big way, making them some of the highest-paid individuals in the world. Forbes magazine recently released their annual list of the World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities, and in this article, we’ll take a closer look at the top 10 names on that list.
Kylie Jenner – $590 Million
The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family tops the list this year, with earnings of $590 million. Jenner’s cosmetics company, Kylie Cosmetics, has been a massive success, and she also makes money through her various endorsements and appearances.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – $87.5 Million
The former wrestler turned actor continues to dominate Hollywood, with earnings of $87.5 million. Johnson has starred in several blockbuster movies, including Jumanji: The Next Level, and also has his own clothing line and production company.
Ryan Reynolds – $71.5 Million
Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds has had a successful year, with earnings of $71.5 million. He starred in the hit movie Free Guy and also has a stake in Aviation Gin, which was recently sold for a significant profit.
Mark Wahlberg – $58 Million
Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg earned $58 million this year, thanks to his work in movies like Spenser Confidential and his partnership with fitness company F45 Training.
Ben Affleck – $55 Million
Actor and director Ben Affleck made $55 million this year, with his earnings coming from his work on movies like The Way Back and his production company, Pearl Street Films.
Vin Diesel – $54 Million
Action movie star Vin Diesel made $54 million this year, thanks to his role in the Fast and Furious franchise and his production company, One Race Films.
Akshay Kumar – $48.5 Million
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is the only non-American on the list, with earnings of $48.5 million.