Dwayne Johnson Check out The Rock's reaction to becoming world’s highest-paid actor

Dwayne Johnson who started off with just '$7 bucks,' dethroned Robert Downey Jr. as the world's highest paid actor with $64.5 million.

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Dwayne Johnson

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According to Forbes Magazine, 44-year-old Dwayne Johnson is currently the world's highest-paid actor with a whopping $64.5 million.

Johnson took the spot from "Iron Man's" Robert Downey Jr, who took the 10th spot and 86th on the Forbes list with $33 million, after three years of taking the number one spot.

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Robert Downey as Iron Man

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The "Fast and Furious" actor took to Twitter to react to being named the world's highest-paid actor.

 

Others on the list include Chinese actor Jackie Chan with $61 million and Indian actors Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar with $33 million and $31.5 million respectively.

Jennifer Lawrence emerged Hollywood's highest-paid actress for the second consecutive year, with $46 million.

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Jennifer Lawrence

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Check out 11 male actors who made the 2016 Forbes 'world's highest paid celebrities of 2016.'

1. Dwayne Johnson - $64.5 M

2. Jackie Chan - $61M

3. Matt Damon - $51M

4. Tom Cruise - $53 M

5. Johnny Depp - $48M

6. Ben Affleck - $43M

7. Vin Diesel - $35M

8. Robert Downey Jr. - $33M

9. Shah Rukh Khan - $33M

10. Akshay Kumar - $31.5M

11. Brad Pitt - $31.5M

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Check out 10 female actors who made the 2016 Forbes 'world's highest paid celebrities of 2016.'

1. Jennifer Lawrence - $46M

2. MelisSa McCarthy - $33M

3. Scarlett Johansson - $25M

4. Jennifer Aniston - $21M

5. Fan Bing Bing - $17M

6. Charlize Theron - $16.5M

7. Amy Adams - $13.5M

8. Julia Roberts - $12M

9. Mila Kunis - $11M

10. Deepika Padukone - $10M

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