Highest Paid / Earning Actors: Hollywood's Top Earners by Forbes

The Forbes list of Hollywood's top paid / earning actors included fifteen actors and based its rankings on box office earnings from May 2010 to May 2011. The actors earned $473 million combined during the year.
Hollywood's Top Earning / Paid Actors
  • Leonardo DiCaprio is the highest-earning actor in Hollywood, earning $77 million last year. Highest paid / earning actors in Hollywood - Leonardo DiCaprio earned the money through a cut of the film’s profits and those from “Shutter Island”, as well as collecting upfront fees from both films.DiCaprio moved to the Hollywood's top-paid / earning actor after being fifth last year
  • Highest paid / earning actors in Hollywood - Leonardo DiCaprio has stolen the number-one spot from Johnny Depp, who earned $50 million in 2010. However, Depp, who is this year’s second highest paid / earning hollywood actor, could be back at the top with his return as Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.”
  • The other top-paid / earning actors in Hollywood this year are Adam Sandler with $40 million, Will Smith with $36 million, Tom Hanks with $35 million, Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Wahlberg, Tim Allen, Tom Cruise