Acting is an art, it is an emotive craft that brings out emotions, sentiments, feelings and an actor is a star who adds life to the script. With his unique screen presence and timings, body movement and gesture, an actor brings the protagonist to life. He, with his innate skills, brings to light the issue, the emotion the director wants to convey. An actor is everything a film is. Here we have named the World’s Top Highly Paid Actors Of 2019 as accorded by Forbes.
1. Dwayne Johnson ($89.4 million)
Dwayne Douglas Johnson is an American- Canadian actor and producer, who first tasted success as “The Rock”. A popular wrestling personality, Dwayne instantly became a box-office star, appearing in films including ‘The Scorpion King,’ ‘Hercules’ and ‘The Fast and the Furious’ franchise. It is his charisma and athleticism that turned him into an overnight star. It was the brash charm the handsome actor exhibited in his in-ring monologues translated smoothly to the silver screen, and his appearance in The Mummy Returns (2001) that won him many accolades.
He is also the spokesman of the National AfterSchool Association that focuses on helping children through his own Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation. The celebrity does not shy away from exhibiting his personal life on social media and has millions of followers taking inspiration from him. Jungle Cruise, Fast & Furious 10 and Black Adam are some of his upcoming movies that truly demand your time.
2. Chris Hemsworth ($76.4 million)
An Australian actor, Chris Hemsworth is described by his fans as handsome, attractive, talented and sexy. The contemporary actor began his career by playing the character of Kim Hyde in the Australian television series “Home and Away” and rose to fame with his extraordinary portrayal of Marvel comic book hero Thor in the film series of the same name, and for his starring roles in ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ and ‘Rush.’ The handsome hunk is the second highest paid actor is all set to woo his fans with his upcoming movie is “Thor: Love and Thunder”.
3. Robert Downey, Jr.
From his Brat Pack beginnings to his recklessness and eventual return to box office gold, Robert Downey, Jr. has confirmed he is as versatile and charismatic as his Avengers alter ego, Tony Stark. Born on 4th April 1965 in New York, Robert Downey is not only a powerful actor, but also a skilled singer.
4. Akshay Kumar
The “Khiladi” of Bollywood has made his position in the Forbed list of highly paid actors. He is considered to be the most versatile actor in the Hindi cinema and can perform any role with equal ease. He is loved for his action as well as comic timing. Akshay Kumar is also a health freak and promotes healthy living. The Bollywood star is also a trained martial artist. His upcoming movies include Hera Pheri 3, Prithviraj, Atrangi Re, Bachchan Pandey, and Bunty Aur Babli 2.
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5. Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan is known worldwide ffor his action-packed and rib-tickling movies. His mastery of the martial arts and his ability to create humour in seemingly dire situations has earned him love of fans from all across the globe. Action starts in Bollywood and Hollywood look up to him for motivation. Besides acting, the super-flexible icon is also into production, direction and singing. He is known for his unique fighting styles and innovative and catchy stunts which he performs himself.
He has featured in numerous television shows includingJackie Chan Adventures, Kung Fu Panda Holiday and Century Sonny.
6. Bradley Cooper
Having excelled at every role, Bradley Cooper has never failed at impressing the audience. The Hangover star brings a new element to all his roles and makes a lasting impression. Born in Pennsylvania on 5th January 1975., the American actor and filmmaker has been nominated for several awards and has won won two Grammy awards and a BAFTA award for his acting skills. Besides movies, he has also featured in television shows including Alias and Limitless.
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7. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler is well loved for his preciswe comic timing. The actor is known to add the right pich of element in every role, thus making his on-screen characters relatable. This New Yorker is also a prolific scriptwriter and also a producer. Sandler has featured in many television shows including Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Saturday Night Live.