Highest-paid film stars: Salaries of the biggest names in Hollywood revealed

Including Dwayne Johnson, Sandra Bullock and Leonardo DiCaprio

Jacob Stolworthy
Wednesday 09 May 2018 08:31 BST
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The salaries of Hollywood's biggest stars have been revealed throwing forward some interesting findings - mainly that actors can't demand as large a pay packet as they once could decades ago.

Still, the fact remains those stars do still exist and - somewhat unsurprisingly - they're mostly male.

Sitting atop the list is Daniel Craig for his as-of-yet untitled forthcoming Bond film which will see him net a whopping $25m (£18.5m) while box office titan Dwayne Johnson has earned $22m (£16m) for 2019 action comedy Red Notice.

That amount beats Johnson's Fast & Furious 8 co-star Vin Diesel who received $20m (£14.8m) for the 2017 sequel starring Charlize Theron.

This is when the female stars get a look in with Anne Hathaway shooting to the highest-paid list with $15m (£11m) for 2020's long-delayed Barbie film alongside Jennifer Lawrence who netted the same amount for Red Sparrow.

Variety reports that Leonardo DiCaprio has halved what he would have received for a blockbuster such as Inception to appear in Quentin Tarantino's next project, Once upon a Time in Hollywood, for which he'll be paid $10m (£7.4m) - the same amount Robert Downey Jr earned for just 15 minutes of screen time in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

It\s worth noting that this report is based on a single film of a particular actor - Johnson will likely retain the crown of Hollywood's highest-paid actor due to the seer quantity of films he stars in.

You can see a full list below:

Daniel Craig - Bond 25 (2019) $25m

Dwayne Johnson - Red Notice (2020) $22m

Vin Diesel - The Fate of the furious (2017) $20m

Anne Hathaway - Barbie (2020) $15m

Jennifer Lawrence - Red Sparrow (2018) $15m

Seth Rogen - Flarsky (2019) $15m

Tom Cruise - The Mummy (2017) $11-$13m

Harrison Ford - Indiana Jones 5 (2020) $10-$12m

Sandra Bullock - Minions (2015) $10m

Leonardo Dicaprio - Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) $10m

Robert Downey Jr. - Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) $10m

Kevin Hart - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) $10m

Chris Pratt - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) $10m

Emily Blunt - Jungle Cruise (2019) $8-$10m

Bryce Dallas Howard - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) $8m

Tom Hardy - Venom (2018) $7m

Ryan Gosling - First Man (2018) $6.5m

Jack Black - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) $5m

Michael B. Jordan - Creed 2 (2018) $3-$4m

Ethan Hawke - The Purge (2013) $2m

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