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Why is Dwayne Johnson Hollywood’s highest-paid actor?

Dwayne Johnson, The Rock, makes it to the top of the list once again with a hefty earning of $87.5 million. Hollywood’s producers should be ready to raid banks to hire the lucrative artist for their upcoming movies! His incredible success path, below. 

By  Charles Lorenz
  • The actor and producer has a net worth of $280 million.
  • Rock married twice and has three children.
  • Rolling in money, the affluent businessman recently hosted a coronavirus relief fund.

Johnson earned $23.5 million just by performing the main role in one Netflix movie, ‘Red Notice’, in 2019. The ambitious movie star has built his fortune through a promising career in Hollywood, along with his under armor clothing line, ‘Project Rock’.  With the movie "Jumanji: The Next Level" where he was the main actor and producer alongside actors Jack Black, Kevin Hart and musician Nick Jonas, he earned the staggering amount of $90 million.

Long time has been when he was wrestling for $100 dollars a night. He managed to step his acting game and even became the face of the best-seller HBO series "Ballers". He doesn't win only for acting, but he produces some of his movies as well. Alongside his ex-wife Dany Garcia they own "Seven Bucks Productions", where they invest in his projects. He also owns the XFL, an American football league.

He doesn't just earn money, but knows how to spend it. He created "The Rock Foundation" where he develops his philanthropic endeavors, helping terminally ill children. 

The Rock Foundation. Source: Getty Images

Other popular celebrities on Forbes’ list are Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, and Akshay Kumar. With Coronavirus disseminating the film industry, let’s see which actor is able to sustain his title in the year 2021.  

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