10 highest paid Hollywood actors (see who earns most)

L-R The Rock, Jackie Chan, and; Chris Hemsworth

Dawyne Johnson with the popular screen name The Rock is the highest paid Hollywood star with $89.4 million.

Following up on the list are Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, and Akshay Kumar at $76.4 million, $66 million, and $65 million respectively.

The earnings of the stars were calculated from data collected from various entertainment channel like IMDB and ComeScore.

Highest paid actors in Hollywood are not just paid for their stardom but for their ability to pull in a large audience to the screen.

Some of the actors who are in this category are but not limited to Dwayne Johnson, known as the Rock, Jackie Chan, Chris Hemsworth, Adam Sandler, among others, Forbes reports.

The Rock tops the highest paid list with $89.4 million, followed by Chris Hemsworth at $76.4 million and Robert Downey Jr at $66 million.

It should be noted that the earnings estimates are based on data gathered from Nielsen, Box Office Mojo, ComScore, and IMDB.

Below is the full list of the top Hollywood earners:

1. Dwayne Johnson $89.4 million

2. Chris Hemsworth $76.4 million

3. Robert Downey Jr. $66 million

4. Akshay Kumar $65 million

5. Jackie Chan $58 million

6. Bradley Cooper (tie) & Adams Sandler (tie) $57 million

7. Chris Evans $43.5 million

8. Paul Rudd $41 million

9. Will Smith $35 million