1. Mark Wahlberg ($28 Million/Movie)
Mark Wahlberg has come a long way since his days as Marky Mark. He is no longer just a teeny bopper dabbling in music — he is one of Hollywoods most talented and successful individuals. Wahlberg has carried many movies as the lead role such as “Shooter” and “4 Brothers.”
2. Sarah Jessica Parker ($30 Million/Movie)
Sarah Jessica Parker created a great career for herself by staring in the hit TV show, “Sex and The City.” This rise to fame of both Sarah Jessica Parker and her co-stars created Hollywood buzz, and of course a movie must be made. Sarah Jessica Parker commands amazing salaries for her role in the “Sex and The City” movies.
3. Angelina Jolie ($30 Million/Movie)
Angelina Jolie is one of the most well known faces in the world. Her signature look has made her the lead in many movies over her day, such as “Tomb Raider” and “Wanted.” Her latest film “Malificent” added to her massive earning power.
4. Robert Downey Jr. ($31 Million/Movie)
Robert Downey Jr. has had quite a transformation in Hollywood. He has gone from being one of the bad boys, that was hard to work with, to one of the most well liked and trusted actors in the industry. His role as Iron Man has really propelled him into super stardom.
5. Ben Stiller ($34 Million/Movie)
Ben Stiller is possibly one of the greatest comedic actors of our time. With lead roles in movies such as “Zoolander,” “Meet the Parents,” and “There’s Something About Mary,” it is easy to see why Stiller is able to command such massive amounts of money for his roles. Ben Stiller’s career seems to only be moving up and up.
6. Tom Hanks ($35 Million/Movie)
Tom Hanks is one of the most respected classic actors in movies today. He has created an amazing name for himself in movies such as “Forrest Gump,” “Saving Private Ryan,” and “The Green Mile.” These films have proven that his is quite possibly one of the best actors to ever grace Hollywood.
7. Will Smith ($36 Million/Movie)
Will Smith has come a long way from being “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” Who ever thought that a rapper from West Philly would ever become one of the leading actors in the world? His roles in movies like “Men in Black,” “Independence Day,” and “The Pursuit Of Happyness” have shown us that Will Smith is truly a master of his craft.