Mark Wahlberg named the world's highest paid actor

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is the World's Highest Paid Actor

Mark has banged the highest amount of his career by doing high budget like "Transformers: The last night" and comedy squeal Daddy's "Home 2" which is to be released in November this year. Wahlberg takes over the spot from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who earned $65 million over the same period.

Other names on Forbes' list include Matt Damon ($21 million), Ryan Gosling ($29 million), Tom Hanks ($31 million) and Tom Cruise ($43 million), among many others, including a few big Bollywood stars.

Check out who made it into the top 10 of Forbes' 2017 list of world's highest-paid actors below.

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This disparity, Forbes added, is attributable to the roles that are available. It was headed by mark Wahlberg, whose income for the year amounted to $68 million. Emma Stone, who was this year's top-ranked actress, lands at No. 15 when stacked up with the men.

Also among Wahlberg's credits is Pain & Gain opposite Johnson, and now the actor has passed his friend and colleague on a very prestigious list.

According to Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actors, the Boston-bred star is now the biggest money maker in Hollywood.

Whalberg dethrones Dwayne Johnson as Hollywood's highest-paid actorBy Lena Reece Wednesday 23/08/2017Dwayne Johnson (left) and Mark Wahlberg.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Viola Davis (L) and Julius Tennon attends the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

Stone recently told Out Magazine that throughout her career, she's needed her male co-stars to take pay cuts for there to be parity. Unexpectedly, Adam Sandler and Jackie Chan hit the fourth and fifth spot with $50.5 and $49 million in earnings, respectively.

This year's actors boast much higher figures than this year's actresses, announced last week.

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