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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Ryan Reynolds Among Highest-Paid Hollywood Actors of 2020

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson retained his number one spot as Hollywood’s highest-paid actor for the second year.

Johnson pulled in an estimated $87.5 million in 2020, according to Forbes, which released its annual list of Hollywood moneymakers on Tuesday.

The magazine reported that $23.5 million was just the salary for the 48-year-old’s upcoming Netflix action flick, “Red Notice.” Another actor benefiting greatly from his role in “Red Notice” is Ryan Reynolds.

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The Canadian star, 43, was reportedly paid $20 million for the film and another $20 million for his other Netflix action flick ‘Six Underground’. The streaming giant has announced that it is also in negotiations for a third film with the “Deadpool” star. In total, Reynolds raked in $71.5 million.

Number three on the list to Mark Walhberg who raked in $58 million. His action film “Spencer Confidential” was Netflix’s third most-watched original film after its release in March.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (left) and Ryan Reynolds (right) (Getty)

Walhberg, 49, also produced “McMillions” and “Wahl Street” in 2020.

Ben Affleck, 47, came in fifth with $55 million. He starred in two movies this year: Netflix’s “The Way Back” and “The Last Thing He Wanted.”

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Rounding out the top five, Vin Diesel earned $54 million. He starred in “Bloodshot” this year and voiced his character, Dominic, in the “Fast and Furious Crossroads” video game.

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2020 was the first year Lin-Manuel Miranda joined the roster after the “Hamilton” creator sold the worldwide film rights to the Broadway show to Disney for $75 million.

Check out the breakdown below:

  1. Dwayne Johnson: $87.5 million.
  2. Ryan Reynolds: $71.5 million.
  3. Mark Wahlberg: $58 million.
  4. Ben Affleck: $55 million.
  5. Vin Diesel: $54 million.
  6. Akshay Kumar: $48.5 million.
  7. Lin-Manuel Miranda: $45.5 million.
  8. Will Smith: $44.5 million.
  9. Adam Sandler: $41 million.
  10. Jackie Chan: $40 million.