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The $65 Million Dollar Man: Mark Wahlberg Tops Forbes List of Highest-Paid Actors

The top 10 actors banked a cumulative $488.5 million — nearly three times the $172.5 million combined total of the 10 top-earning women.

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    World’s Highest-Paid Actors

    Forbes released its annual list of the highest-paid actors in the world. The list proves there’s big money out there for the stars of mega-budget action films. The year’s top earner may surprise you. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017)

    "Transformers: The Last Knight" star Mark Wahlberg has outmuscled Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood's highest-paid actor in the past year with a transforming income of $68 million, according to Forbes magazine.

    The former rapper known as Marky Mark beat out "Baywatch" star Johnson, with $65 million, and Johnson's "The Fate of the Furious" co-star Vin Diesel, worth $54.5 million

    The rest of the top five, released Tuesday, includes Adam Sandler, flush with a Netflix deal, at No. 4 with $50.5 million and Jackie Chan with $49 million.

    The top 10 actors banked a cumulative $488.5 million — nearly three times the $172.5 million combined total of the 10 top-earning women.

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    All the data is from between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, before fees and taxes.