Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’ Tops ‘Forbes’ Highest-Paid Actor List

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is now the actor making the most money. He has topped Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s highest paid actors with an estimated payday of $64.5 million. USA TODAY

Dwayne Johnson, the most successful performer to cross over from pro wrestling, pulled in $64.5 million between June 2015-2016, thanks to his roles in the Fast & Furious franchise and San Andreas. His participation in animated Disney feature Moana, due Nov. 23, will likely help his placing on next year’s list.

Robert Downey Jr. slid down to eighth with $33 million, which ties him with Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan.

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“Want to say two things about this,” Johnson tweeted about the news. “I started w/ $7 bucks. If I can overcome, so can you. Waffle House on me!!”.

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