The prestigious magazine about businesses and finances Forbes published the top 10 list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors during the last year, and the prime surprise is the interference the predominant Netflix has more and more.
From a total of 545,5 million dollars that Hollywood stars got paid, more than a quarter part of it came through the gigantic streaming.
A living proof is Adam Sandler who earned 75% of his income due to the agreement of four movies signed in 2014 with the platform. Netflix paid more than any studio to its actors and it’s expected this year to invest around 17 billion dollars in original content.
Forbes makes clear that the estimations of incomes are base on data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo, and IMDB, as well as interviews with experts in the industry. All the numbers are before taxes and reflect the incomes between June 1st of 2019 and June 1st of 2020.
87,5 MILLION DOLLARS
For the second year in a row, The Rock is positioned as the best-paid thanks to an agreement of 23,5 million dollars with Netflix for the next movie “Red Notice” and his successful shoe line with Under Armour, Project Rock.
71,5 MILLION DOLLARS
The 43-year-old actor collected more than 20 million dollars for “Six Underground” and “Red Notice”. In July, Netflix bought the rights to an action and adventurous movie that has no name yet but it would be stared by Reynolds and directed by Shawn Levy.
58 MILLION DOLLARS
The comedy of action that the actor stared, Spenser Confidential, turned into the third original most-watched movie on Netflix after its debut in March. Wahlberg has also acquired millions producing the documentaries “McMillions and Wahl Street”.
55 MILLION DOLLARS
The 47-year-old actor made his fortune staring “The Way Back”, and “The Last Thing He Wanted” on Netflix.
54 MILLION DOLLARS
While the release of the F9 movie was putting off until April of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, Diesel had favorable profits as the producer of the animated series on Netflix “Fast & Furious Spy Races”
48,5 MILLION DOLLARS
The only Bollywood star on the list, Akshay is working on his first tv series “The End” for Amazon Prime. Though, a huge part of his money comes from sponsorship agreements because he prices everything, from multivitamins to bathroom cleaners.
45,5 MILLION DOLLARS
Miranda was the protagonist of one of Disney’s success, the musical “Hamilton”. Even with Broadway closed for the rest of 2020, the actor can wait for another huge payment the next year when the film “In the Heights” releases.