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BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 05: Dwayne Johnson attends the "Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw" fans Meeting and China Press Conference on August 5, 2019 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Forbes just released the list of the highest-paid actors of 2019, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is king.

The actor topped the listing, raking in $89.4 million between June of 2018 and June of 2019.

Not only does Johnson make money off movies – with his upcoming film Jumani: The Next Level he will get $23.5 million upfront, and then a percentage of the profits – but also cashes in with his other projects. For HBO’s Ballers, he receives $700,000 per episode, and he receives 7-figures in royalties for his clothing, shoes, and headphone line with Under Armour.

Also on the list at No.3 is Robert Downey Jr. He commanded $20 million up-front and 8% of the profits for films that he played Iron Man in. For Avengers: Endgame alone, he pocketed $55 million.

Actors on the list, from #10 to #1: Will Smith, Paul Rudd, Chris Evans, Adam Sandler, Bradley Cooper, Jackie Chan, Akshay Kumar, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, and Dwayne Johnson.

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