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Forbes Ranks Hollywood's Top Earning Actors

Forbes Ranks Hollywood's Top-Earning Actors

If you thought Hollywood's A-list actresses made a killing with their big-screen paychecks, you'll be blown away by the guys' ability to rake it in. When Forbes compared the 10 best-paid actresses to their male counterparts, it discovered the men's paychecks over the past year totaled $487 million while the women's added up to $244.5 million.

With his estimated income of $80 million, Will Smith is sitting pretty at number one on Forbes' list of the best-paid actors in Hollywood. He's no stranger to high marks — he broke into the top 10 this year in the second annual PopSugar 100! Check out the actors who earn the most in the list below.

  1. Will Smith
  2. Johnny Depp
  3. Eddie Murphy
  4. Mike Myers
  5. Leonardo DiCaprio

Find out the other five when you


  1. Bruce Willis
  2. Ben Stiller
  3. Nicolas Cage
  4. Will Ferrell
  5. Adam Sandler


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mariellynelly mariellynelly 9 years
Hahah Talie you really make me laugh. I'm stating my opinon as well as you stated your own. Just because I'm sick of him doesn't mean everyone else is obviously, but you're the one that can't see that.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
eddie murphy? Fo reals? umm ok?! Will Smith? Yes, Johnny Depp? Of COURSE!! Mike Myers? Not so much.
fabulouslady87 fabulouslady87 9 years
Johnny Depp should be number one! He's the best actor, hands down
PrEtTyGiRl246 PrEtTyGiRl246 9 years
PrEtTyGiRl246 PrEtTyGiRl246 9 years
talie talie 9 years
mariellynelly, who cares what you think will is the biggest star ever & people love him chill out, stop jealousy will is not only a brilliant actor he a gorgeous & a charming one too he's a family man, best dad ever & a very nice guy, way to go will i loved your hancock movie & can't wait for your next one.
mariellynelly mariellynelly 9 years
I'm sick of Will Smith - bring Fresh Prince back! I'm sick of him trying to be some superhero. Eddie Murphy? I don't remember the last movie I even saw him in, all of his new movies are crap.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 9 years
This list is insanely surprising.
clooneywoman clooneywoman 9 years
what about George Clooney and Robet?
MartiniLush MartiniLush 9 years
Bleached, you took the words right out of my mouth!
L7amiguita L7amiguita 9 years
Brad Pitt didn't make the list?
bleached bleached 9 years
Nicholas Cage still makes money?!
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 9 years
Eddie Murphy???? I thought he was a has-been.
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