Award-winning actor, George Timothy Clooney has been recognized as Hollywood’s highest paid actor for 2018 after earning Two hundred and thirty-nine million over the past 12 months.
The actor who has received three Golden Globe Awards and also a two-time Oscar winner took back the top spot on Forbes’s annual list from Mark Wahlberg after missing out on the top 10 last year.
“Most of his giant earnings didn’t come from acting paychecks but from the sale of Casamigos Tequila, which he co-founded in 2013, netting him $233 million”, Forbes said.
The 57-year-old didn’t appear in any films at all between the June 1, 2017, to the same date this year time frame, but was paid for several Nespresso advertisements.
View the list of the top ten highest paid actors for 2018 below.
1. George Clooney $239 million
2. Dwayne Johnson $124 million
3. Robert Downey Jr $81 million
4. Chris Hemsworth $64.5 million
5. Jackie Chan $45.5 million
6. Will Smith $42 million
7. Akshay Kumar $40.5 million
8. Adam Sandler $39.5 million
9. Salman Khan $37.7 million
10. Chris Evans $34 million
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