Variety lists the highest paid actors and actresses every year. For example, this year the list was topped by British actor Daniel Craig, who earned $ 100 million just for the work on the sequel Knives Out – most of the fee Netflix streaming service paid the actor as compensation if the film was released only in cinemas. rather than online. In second place is Dwayne Johnson with $ 50 million in revenue for Red One. Rounding out the top three is Will Smith, who earned $ 40 million for his participation in the movie “King Richard”. 

HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 24: Actor Will Smith arrives at the Los Angeles World Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures “Focus” at TCL Chinese Theatre on February 24, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

The top ten highest paid actors and actresses of 2021 also included:

  • Denzel Washington – $ 40 million
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – $ 30 million
  • Mark Wahlberg – $ 30 million
  • Jennifer Lawrence – $ 25 million
  • Julia Roberts – $ 25 million
  • Sandra Bullock – $ 20 million
  • Ryan Gosling – $ 20 million