Dwayne Johnson familiar as The Rock is now the Highest Paid Actor in 2016
The 44 years old famous wrestler Dwayne Johnson has now turned into a global superstar, for the highest paid actor. The famous actor has doubled his remuneration from the role in an action and a comedy movie ”Central Intelligence” released in 2015. In the Forbes magazine, John has taken the 11th place by earning around $31million in a span of 12 months June 2014 to June 2015.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson is well known by his ring name The Rock. John is a retired WWE Professional Wrestler and also an American and Canadian actor. John was a college foot player belongs to the University of Miami winning a National Champion in 1991.
John has become a wrestler like his grandfather Peter Maivia and his father, Rocky Johnson. He gained the huge following in World Wrestling Federation from the year 1996 to 2004 as a popular figure in Company Era.
The highest paid actor has snatched the title held for three consecutive years by Robert Downey Jr. The successful actor has topped the Forbes magazine in the list of highest paid actors with $64.5 Million between 2015-16. Recently the actor portrayed in movies like Fast and Furious and San Andreas. John also has taken part in an animated Disney feature Moana.
Rock is the first guy to become the third-generation wrestler in the company. Later he returned to WWE for the part time in the year 2011-13. Dwayne has 17 Champion reigns till date including 10 in WWE champion league and twice world championship.
With John occupying Robert place, Robert Downey had reached down to eighth place which, Bollywood actor, Shah Rukh Khan is also there. The entire list released on Thursday. The Male lead is John whereas Jennifer Lawrence takes the Highest paid actress female with the highest remuneration with $46, which is 72% of the amount paid to John.
The top paid celebrities list includes Jackie Chan in the second place with $61 Million and the third place given to Matt Damon for $55 Million. Crusie has taken fourth place with $53 Milion whereas Johny Deep $48 million at the fifth place.
With the paycheck of his eighth film Fast and Furious franchise, made him highly bankable, and also with the $473 million box-office collections of San Andreas. It is said that the actor is commanding an airplane, helicopter, a speedboat, and truck, in just one film.
On asking John as a highest paid actor, he quoted “Want to say two things about this. I started w/$7 bucks. If I can overcome, so can you. Waffle House on me!!”
Johnson’s Instagram is full of videos of his puppies, his outbursts at Vin Diesel has given him the massive fan-base.