Forbes 10 world's highest paid actors of 2017

Forbes’ annual ranking of the top-earning actors of 2017, sees Mark Wahlberg surpass Dwayne Johnson to become the highest paid actor.

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Mark Wahlberg.

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According to Forbes Magazine, "Transformers" star, Mark Wahlberg, is the world's highest-paid actor with a whopping $68 million.

In total, the world's 10 highest paid actors raked in $720 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, before fees and taxes.

That's almost three times more than their female counterparts, who earned a total of $172.5 million.

Mark Wahlberg's $68m is three times more than the highest paid actress, Emma Stone, who took home $26 million.

Others on the list include Dwayne Johnson, who went from the 2016 number one to the second spot with $65 million. In 2016, Johnson made $64.5 million.

1. Mark Wahlberg - $68m

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It feels as if Michael Bay no longer cares whether the movies in this franchise are any good.

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2. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson - $65m

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

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3. Vin Diesel - $54.5m

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Vin Diesel in "Furious 8"

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4. Adam Sandler - $50.5m

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Sorry, can't stop looking at this picture of Adam Sandler.

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5. Jackie Chan - $49m

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Jackie Chan

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6. Robert Downey Jr - $48m

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Robert Downey as Iron Man

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7. Tom Cruise - $43m

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Tom Cruise.

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8. Shah Rukh Khan - $38m

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Shah Rukh Khan at TED.

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9. Salman Khan - $37m

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Indian Bollywood actor Salman Khan is looking for another box office hit with Tubelight

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10. Akshay Kumar - $35.5m

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Akshay Kumar

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