Some of them do movies, some of them are TV stars. but they are all the top male actors who earned the most money. While the amounts they earn might be estimated, it is still a pretty good indication of what they bring home…
The Top 10 Highest Earning Male Actors in the World 2017
10 – Akshay Kumar (Estimated Earnings: £27.45 million+)
Wiki Info: Akshay Kumar is an Indian-born Canadian actor, producer, martial artist and television personality. In a career spanning more than 25 years, Kumar has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films and has won several awards including the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom and two Filmfare Awards.
9 – Salman Khan (Estimated Earnings: £28.60 million+)
Wiki Info: Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, television personality, singer and philanthropist. In a film career spanning more than 25 years, Salman Khan has received numerous awards, including two National Film Awards as a producer, and two Filmfare Awards as an actor.
8 – Shah Rukh Khan (Estimated Earnings: £29.38 million+)
Wiki Info: Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. Referred to in the media as the “Baadshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood” or “King Khan”, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards.
7 – Tom Cruise (Estimated Earnings: £33.24 million+)
Wiki Info: Thomas Cruise Mapother IV known professionally as Tom Cruise, is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the film Endless Love.
6 – Robert Downey, Jr. (Estimated Earnings: £37.10 million+)
Wiki Info: Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age. For three consecutive years from 2012 to 2015, Downey topped the Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors. But not this year it seems.
5 – Jackie Chan (Estimated Earnings: £37.87 million+)
Wiki Info: Chan has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons, and video games. He is an operatically trained vocalist and is also a Cantopop and Mandopop star, having released a number of albums and sung many of the theme songs for the films in which he has starred. He is also a notable philanthropist.
4 – Adam Sandler (Estimated Earnings: £39.03million+)
Wiki Info: Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over £1.55 Billion at the box office.
3 – Vin Diesel (Estimated Earnings: £42.12 million+)
Wiki Info: Mark Sinclair better known by his stage name Vin Diesel, is an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter. He is well known for his portrayals of Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious film series, Richard B. Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick series and Xander Cage in the xXx series. He is also a producer on sequels in these franchises.
2 – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (Estimated Earnings: £50.24 million+)
Wiki Info: Dwayne Douglas Johnson also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer and professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team. After being cut from the Calgary Stampeders of CFL two months into the 1995 season, Johnson began training for a career in professional wrestling, following in the footsteps of various family members.
1 – Mark Wahlberg (Estimated Earnings: £52.56 million+)
Wiki Info: Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, businessman, former model, and former rapper. Wahlberg was known as Marky Mark in his early career as frontman for the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, releasing the albums Music for the People and You Gotta Believe.