You all might have a favorite actor or actress. Of course they are in the entertainment industry so they must make a lot of money but did you ever wonder exactly how much? Now, we can’t list all the actors and actresses in Hollywood, but we can discuss the top ten this year. This particular lists introduces you to the highest paid actors in Hollywood this year. You must have some idea regarding the amount of money they might make but here a few specifics. Enjoy the read!
10. TAYLOR LAUTNER
He earned $26.5 million.
Taylor Daniel Lautner was born on the 11th February of 1992 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. He is an American actor. He is also a martial artist. His acting career began in the year 2001 and appeared in the comedy series called The Bernie Mac Show in 2003. He is best known for his performance in the Twilight Series as Jacob Black. He starred in a film called Abduction in 2011 as well. Twilight Series made sure that he was seen as a sex symbol and he soon became a teen idol. He was ranked on the second number on Glamour’s ‘The 50 sexiest Men of 2012’.
9. MARK WAHLBERG
He earned $27 million.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States on the 5th June of year 1971. His full name is Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg. He is an American actor, television producer and also a former rapper. He is very well known for his roles in Fear, Boogie Nights, Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, Planet of the Apes, The Italian Job, Four Brothers, The Departed, Invincible, Shooter, The Fighter, Date Night and Ted. He was the executive producer of TV Series Entourage, Broadwalk Empire and How to Make it in America.
8. WILL SMITH
He earned $30 million.
Will Smith happens to be one of my favorite actors. He was born on the 25th September of year 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He is otherwise known as The Fresh Prince. His career started in the year 1985 and since then he has tried his luck in acting, producing and even rapping. He needs no introduction. He became prominent with the TV Series ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’. He is known for his roles in Men in Black, Pursuit of Happyness, Independence Day, Hitch and I am Legend. He has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards and has won four Grammy Awards.
7. JOHNNY DEPP
He earned $30 million. Ever since I saw Sleepy Hollow (that’s his first movie I saw) I have followed his movies like a stalker, per say. He is absolutely brilliant and a genius when it comes to acting. My admiration for him was taken to a whole a new level when I saw the Pirates of the Caribbean. He was born on the 9th June of 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States. He is known for his roles in Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Pirates of the Caribbean Series. His acting career started in 1984.
6. SACHA BARON COHEN
He earned $30 million.
He rarely hits the limelight which is why it is very surprising to see him make this particular list. Sacha Noam Baron Cohen was born in Hammersmith, London, England on the 13th October of year 1971. He is a stand-up comedian, writer and an actor. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards and a Golden Globe Award . Borat and Ali G made him famous. His acting career started in the year 1995 and he is married with two daughters. Rowan Atkinson is his inspiration.