The entertainment industry has seen the highest bloom in past years which was never observed before. Various movies made it to 100 million club which showed that people watch and appreciate movies. The success of a film not only makes it a high grossing film but makes the whole team successful. The cast of any movie is majorly responsible for conveying the behind camera efforts on screen. To fulfill this responsibility, actors are selected carefully to do justice with the characters. The year 2016 added wealth to many leading actors. There are a few actors which earned millions last year. Here is a quick review to tell you more about it.
Kevin Hart- $87.5 Million
You all have heard about Dwayne Johnson to receive the highest offer but not many of you know that a “comedian” which we don’t acknowledge has earned much more than Dwayne Johnson. It’s none other than Kevin Hart, a 37-year-old Philadelphia-based standup comedian who has heavily loaded his bank accounts by doing various movies like Ride Along 2, The Secret Life Of Pets, Central Intelligence and Kevin Hart; What now. Kevin has been regarded as “Cash King Of Comedy” by Forbes Magazine in 2016.
Dwayne Johnson- $64.5 Million
Can you smell, what The Rock is cooking? If can’t smell than let us tell you that he is cooking “grand money”. The charismatic Dwayne Johnson, commonly known as The Rock is earning much more fame and money in Hollywood as he did in WWE. He has crossed Johnny Depp and Robert Downy Jr in the money race. In Central Intelligence, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart both were awarded highest offer ever. It was followed by Fast 8 and the much awaited Baywatch which is to be released soon.
Jackie Chan- $61 Million
The Chinese American actor, Jackie Chan is popular worldwide for his remarkable acting and martial arts. The 62-year-old star has made a statement by Kung Fu Panda 3, Skip trace, The Master: A Lego Ninja go Short and Railroad Tigers. His time is pre-booked till 2018 for many big budgets upcoming movies like The Lego Movie, The Nut job 2, The Foreigner, Kung Fu yoga, Bleeding Steel, Viy 2′ Journey To China and Shanghai Dawn. He is expected to reach top three highest earning actors in 2017.
Matt Damon- $55 Million
Former The Martian star, Matt Damon worked in The Jason Bourne, The Great Wall and Manchester by the Sea in the year 2016 which made him earn over $55 million. Manchester by the sea was also produced and Jason Bourne was co-produced by him which doubled his earnings. It is estimated that he received at least $1 million per line for Jason Bourne.
Tom Cruise- $53 Million
Even after crossing 50, Tom Cruise is a heartthrob of Hollywood. He has become very selective for his movies and only works in one movie every year for last many years. Along with acting, he started directing movies too which has added to his income. We saw him in Mission Impossible- Rouge Nation n 2015 which was acted and produced by him. In 2016 we only saw him starring Jack Reacher: Never Go Back which was a grand budget movie, produced by him of course. This year he is releasing two movies, Top The Mummy and American Made which will make him earning over $100 million in 2017.