Actor Daniel Craig has topped the list of highest-paid movie actors in 2021, earning $100 million more than actor Dwayne Johnson.
Daniel Craig got his money, according to reports, from Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3. Dwayne Johnson, on the other hand, has made $50 million from Amazon’s Red One, a holiday-themed action film.
Will Smith and Denzel Washington are just behind Johnson, with each earning USD 40 million for their flicks King Richard and The Little Things, respectively.
Meanwhile, the Netflix flicks ‘Don’t Look Up’ and ‘Spenser Confidential’ earned Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg $30 million apiece.
Jennifer Lawrence, who earned USD 25 million from Don’t Look Up, is ranked sixth.
Julia Roberts (USD 25 million from Leave the World Behind), Sandra Bullock (USD 20 million from The Lost City of D), and Ryan Gosling are among the top ten actors on the list (USD 20 million from The Gray Man).
For ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ and ‘Bullet Train,’ Chris Hemsworth and Brad Pitt matched Ryan’s $20 million.
Actor Michael B. Jordan received $15 million for his role in ‘Without Remorse,’ whereas Tom Cruise was only paid $13 million up front for his role in ‘Top Gun: Maverick.’ Keanu Reeves is ranked 15th on the list, with earnings of $12-14 million from ‘The Matrix 4’. Chris Pine, who reportedly got $11.5 million from his picture ‘Dungeons & Dragons,’ and Robert Pattinson, who reportedly received $3 million from ‘The Batman,’ join the A-listers above.