Forbes, unveiled the list of the World’s Highest Paid Actors for 2018 and George Clooney has topped the list. Surprisingly, the actor did not have a single film release last year.
Experts say it is due to the success of the tequila brand, Casamigos Tequila which is founded by Rande Gerber, Mike Meldman and him. The net worth of the actor is estimated at USD 239million.
The alcohol brand is expected to earn more than 300 million USD in the coming decade. Surely, the Tomorrowland actor is doing mighty fine, when it comes to money.
George Clooney is followed by Dwayne Johnson whose earnings stood at USD 124 million. It seems Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s social media following played a critical role in helping him get fatter paychecks. He has 113 million followers on Instagram and 13 million on Twitter.
The third spot is taken by Robert Downey Jr with USD 81 million. He is best known as Iron Man amongst fans the world over. He was followed by another super hero Chris ‘Thor’ Hemsworth at 64.5 million USD.
Asia’s iconic actor and martial arts expert Jackie Chan was on the fifth spot with 45.5 million USD. Will Smith was on the sixth spot with 42 million USD.
India’s patriotic hero Akshay Kumar was on the seventh place with USD 40.5 million. With a string of hits, endorsements and investments, he is the most financially savvy actor of Bollywood.
A good comedian is never short of money and Adam Sandler proves it by entering the top 10. He is followed by Salman Khan at USD 38.5 million. Chris Evans completed the list at 34 million USD.>