Mark Wahlberg leads the list of highest paid actors in 2017



Markie Mark is officially Ricky Ricón: the ex-rapper turned actor is the man best paid of Hollywood, with $ 68 million (mdd) before tax in 12 months during our period of counting.

The Boston native recorded its highest-paying because of the benefits of such films as Transformers: The Last Knight and the next Daddy s Home 2. The first could have obtained a miserable score of 15% at Rotten Tomatoes, and the lowest of the franchise but Wahlberg doesn’t need to worry, the fixed compensation means that benefits even when the films don’t sell well.

Wahlberg has overtaken the star of last year, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who ranks second with 65 mdd. Johnson is still raising for his performance in Baywatch and the next Jumanjiwinning 50 million more than the total in 2016. Though Baywatch it failed in the box office, the checking account “The Rock” remains strong thanks to its lucrative role on HBO, Ballersand their popularity is likely due to the president Trump in an election, foresight 2020, in a survey of 2017.

“I can kick butt better than anyone else on the planet,” he once said to Forbes. “And I have a smile decent”.

Johnson Diaries of Fast and Furious it is in the third position with 54 mdd, saw it grow its profits by 55% due to the pay checks of the franchise turbo, in addition to paperwork in xXx: The return of Xander Cage and the successful sequel of Marvel, The Guadianes of the Galaxy. Also complete the top, Adam Sandler in fourth place with 50 mdd and Jackie Chan in fifth with 49 mdd. Sandler returns to the list thanks to a lucrative agreement with Netflix that allows you to produce your own movies to the platform; Chan is still making money in China.

The 20 highest paid actors in the world, registered a total of 720 mdd between 1 June 2016 and 1 June 2017, before taxes. The estimated earnings are based on data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB and interviews with members of the industry. All figures are before taxes, fees for agents, managers and lawyers are not deducted.

A quarter of the list this year comes from outside the united States, including three Bollywood stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. The australian Chris Hemsworth occupies the position number 11 with a 31.5 mdd and return to the ranking as the biggest winner in the list. After being close to the cut in the last year, its profits soared by 250% over the estimate of 2016 due to the increase of the profits of the Marvel movies, in which he plays the deity norse mythology Thor.

This year, the newcomers constitute a fifth part of the list, including Ryan Reynolds, Ryan Gosling, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo. The income of Hemsworth, Renner and Ruffalo are due in large measure to his participation in The Avengers.

“The percentage of the budgetary cost has certainly been very high, especially in the films of The Avengers, for now, while perhaps the first was more visual effects, or below the line,” said the president of Marvel Studios Kevin Present at the beginning of this year. “But that’s okay because [los actores] are the best effects”.

Unlike their peers of the list, Gosling, who represents the position 14 with 29 mdd, was not required to wear a coat for his millions: The newcomer takes his best salary thanks to the success of The Landthe movie musical that brought an Oscar as Best Actor. Tom Hanks returns to the ranking in 12th place with 31 mdd and Samuel L. Jackson, who, with 30.5 billion, integrates in position 13.

The highest paid actors in Hollywood continue to earn their female counterparts: the 10 best actresses placed a cumulative total of 488.5 billion, almost three times the total compared to 172.5 million of the 10 women that gain more. While only three actresses made more than 20 billion in 12 months, 16 players broke the record.

This wage gap is reduced to the papers: in the times of launch are dominated by movies from superheroes and blockbusters, there are simply less female roles that pay the big gains that result in the huge number received by men, or the sequels of franchises that allow a negotiation for bids favorable.

According to a study from 2016, women represent only 28.7% of all roles in the movies and only a quarter of the roles of the characters over 40 years of age, a agonism and the lack of opportunity does not face the main men in Hollywood.

Until you have an equal number of papers with high pay, there will still be an inequality in the salaries of the richest in Tinseltown.