We all have heard that Hollywood actors get paid in millions, but how much do they actually earn in a year. 

Let’s that a spotlight on the 5 highest-paid Hollywood actors of 2020.

You might wanna hold your jaw because you are gonna get awestruck!

Rank Actor Name Earnings(annually)
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


Dwayne Johnson

Hollywood actor Dwane the Rock Johnson

Dwayne Douglas Johnson is an American-Canadian actor, producer, businessman, and former American football and Canadian football player, also known by his ring name, The Rock. Widely known as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, before pursuing an acting career, he wrestled for eight years for the World Wrestling Federation. Johnson was the University of Miami college football player for whom he won a national championship in 1991.

He aspired to a professional football career and entered the NFL Draft in 1995, but went undrafted. He signed with the Canadian Football League (CFL) Calgary Stampeders, but in his first season, he was cut from the team. He started practicing as a professional wrestler shortly after.

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan the Deadpool Reynolds

Ryan Rodney Reynolds is an actress, comedian, filmmaker, and entrepreneur from Canada/America. He has also played dramatic roles in Buried (2010), Woman in Gold (2015), and Life (2017), acting in action movies such as Blade: Trinity (2004), Deadpool (2016), and 6 Underground (2019)

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, restaurateur, and former rapper. From his career with the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, he is also recognized by his former stage name Marky Mark, with whom he released the albums Music for the People (1991) and You Gotta Believe (1992).

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Ben Affleck

Ben Afleck aka Bruce Wayne

The American actor, film director, producer, and philanthropist is Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt. Two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards are among his accolades. When he starred in the PBS educational series The Mimi’s Voyage, he started his career as a boy (1984, 1988). He later appeared in the independent Dazed and Confused (1993) coming-of-age comedy and numerous Kevin Smith movies, including Mallrats (1995), Chasing Amy (1997), and Dogma (1999). When he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for writing Good Will Hunting (1997), which they both appeared in, Affleck received wider recognition.

Affleck received a Golden Globe nomination after a career decline during which he starred in Daredevil and Gigli (both 2003), for playing George Reeves in the noir biopic Hollywoodland (2006). His directorial debut, which he also co-wrote, Gone Baby Gone (2007), was well-received.

He won acclaim in the sports drama The Way Back for his role as a recovering alcoholic (2020).

Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Project, a non-profit organization focused on grants and advocacy. He is also the Democratic Party’s stalwart supporter. Affleck and Damon are co-owners of Pearl Street Films, a production firm.

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel aka Dominic Toretto

Professionally referred to as Vin Diesel, Mark Sinclair is an American actor, filmmaker, and singer. One of the highest-grossing Hollywood actors in the world, he is best known in the Fast & Furious franchise for playing Dominic Toretto.

Diesel started his career in 1990, but before writing, directing, producing, and starring in the short film Multi-Facial, he struggled to obtain roles (1995). Steven Spielberg, who created Saving Private Ryan (1998), and re-wrote elements of the film, and Diesel was allowed to play a supporting role.

In four films inside the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Diesel voiced Groot, starting with Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). In Ralph Breaks the Internet, he also voiced the character Baby Groot (2018). In other genres, including in the comedy The Pacifier (2005), Diesel has also received commercial success, although his role in Find Me Guilty (2006) was lauded.