Last year’s highest-paid actor, Robert Downey Jr., is still at the top of his game. He made $80 million in 2015, according to Forbes Magazine. While that might seem like a lot for just one person, it pales in comparison to what some other celebrities have earned. Here are the top ten stars who made the most money last month:
10. Kevin Hart: $28.5 million
Kevin Hart earned a whopping $28.5 million in May, thanks to his What Now? Tour, which accompanied the release of his movie, The Secret Life of Pets. Kevin was also featured as the first comic on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
9. Shah Rukh Khan: $33 million
The Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan made a cool $33 million in May. There are currently three movies in production with him, including Raees, “Dilwale” and Fan.
8. Vin Diesel: $35 million
Vin Diesel has been busy filming the seventh installment of the Fast & Furious franchise. In May, he also launched a mobile game called Wheelman. He’s expected to return for a new xXx movie as well.
7. Adam Sandler: $37 million
Adam Sandler made $37 million thanks largely to his successful comedy, The Cobbler, which was the first distribution from his own production company.
6. Salman Khan: $38 million
Salman Khan made over $38 million in May, thanks to his 2015 blockbuster, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, as well as his continued endorsements. The actor is currently filming Prem Ratan Dhan Payo with Sonam Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor.
5. Tom Cruise: $43 million
Starring in the fifth installment of Mission Impossible might not seem like much, but it was enough to give Tom Cruise $43 million in May. The action thriller has grossed over $480 million worldwide so far.
4. Akshay Kumar: $45 million
Akshay Kumar made almost $45 million in May. His latest release, Dishoom, has already grossed over $8 million worldwide since opening on July 29. There are also two other movies that he’s working on — Singh is Bling and Housefull 3.
3. Vin Diesel: $47 million
Vin Diesel made $47 million last month. That includes his salary and percentage of the box office from the latest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious.
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2. Adam Sandler: $50.5 million
Adam Sandler made almost $50 million last month thanks to Netflix. The actor signed a deal with a streaming service that would allow them to release three movies in 2017, including Sandy Wexler.
1. Dwayne Johnson: $64.5 million
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has ventured into acting for quite some time now, but his movies are now starting to do extremely well at the box office. For example, San Andreas grossed almost $500 million worldwide in 2015. That kind of profit gave The Rock $64.5 million last month alone.