Two Indian actors have made it to the Forbes list of highest paid actors - Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan. Akshay Kumar secured the seventh spot with an earning amounting to USD 40.5 million, while Salman Khan has secured the ninth spot with an earning amounting to USD 38.5 million. Actor George Clooney topped the list with net worth of USD 239 million. The list is made on the basis of their earning from June 1, 2017 to June 2, 2018 before fees and tax.
Here is the list of top 10 actors who made it to the Forbes list of highest paid actors in the world.:
1) George Clooney - USD 239 million
2) Dwayne Johnson – USD 124 million
3) Robert Downey Jr – USD 81 million
4) Chris Hemsworth – USD 64.5 million
5) Jackie Chan -USD 45.5 million
6) Will Smith – USD 42 million
7) Akshay Kumar -USD 40.5 million
8) Adam Sandler – USD 39.5 million
9) Salman Khan – USD 38.5 million
10) Chris Evans – USD 34 million
Actor Akshay Kumar is currently riding high on the success of his latest film 'Gold', which ws released on Independence Day. The film opened with great numbers at the box-office, despite it clashing with John Abraham starrer 'Satyamev Jayate'. The film is still making good collections at the box-office. The actor had two successful film post-June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2018- 'Padman' and 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha'. While Salman Kahn had released Tubelight in 2017 and a humongous box0office hit with 'Race 3' in June 2018.
Forbes had also announced the highest paid actress of the world. The list is topped by Scarlett Johansson. However, no Indian actress made it to the list.
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