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Mark Wahlberg revealed as 2017's highest paid actor
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Mark Wahlberg revealed as 2017's highest paid actor

Mark Wahlberg has been revealed to be the highest paid actor of 2017. 

Wahlberg, who was 13th in 2016's list, earned $68 million from his roles between June of 2016 and June of 2017, putting him $3 million ahead of Dwyane 'The Rock' Johnson, who topped the list in 2016. 

The list, which is compiled by Forbes, had Vin Diesel, spurred by the success of Fast 8, was in third, while Adam Sandler was fourth and Jackie Chan in fifth. Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar came in eighth, ninth and 10th respectively. 

Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Johnny Depp, all part of the Top 10 in 2016, have fallen out this year.

 

The Highest Paid Actors of 2017 were as follows:

1. Mark Wahlberg – $68m
2. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – $65m
3. Vin Diesel – $54.5m
4. Adam Sandler – $50.5m
5. Jackie Chan – $49m
6. Robert Downey Jr – $48m
7. Tom Cruise – $43m
8. Shah Rukh Khan – $38m
9. Salman Khan – $37m
10. Akshay Kumar – $35.5m

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