Annually, Forbes (an American business magazine) releases an original list and ranking of the highest paid actors worldwide. And the latest of course, was for the year 2015. Quiet interesting to know who were the names that tops the list of highest-grossing actors. Most of them actually had gained wider international recognition from the smaller films that showcased their true talents and had appealed to a large audiences worldwide.
So why not take a pause and check the list below and find out who among your favorite actors are receiving an overwhelming pay annually. This will surely blow you away.
20. Matt Damon at $25 Million
Matthew Paige “Mat” Damon an American actor and filmmaker made it every year on their ranking according to Forbes. Damon had earned a lot of recognition for his role as actor and producer, among which are the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 2007 for his accomplishments in the film industry.
19. Will Smith at $26 Million
Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. popularly known as “Smith”, is an American a successful actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He was named “the most powerful actor in Hollywood In April 2007 by Newsweek. Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards and has won four Grammy Awards. Forbes ranked him as the 9th highest paid actor of 2014.
18.-Shah-Rukh-Khan at $26 Million
The “Baadshah of Bollywood” or the “King of Bollywood” Shahrukh Khan, also known as SRK, is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. He has earned numerous recognition including 14 Filmfare Awards. Khan has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world.
17. Matthew McConaughey at $26.5 Million
He is an American actor and producer rolled into one. McConaughey earned both the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, among other awards and nominations.He also starred in the acclaimed HBO crime anthology series True Detective as Rust Cohle, for which he won a Critics’ Choice Award.