Mark Wahlberg Overthrows ‘The Rock’ As Forbes 2017 Highest-paid Actor

Mark Wahlberg is now ahead as he is now sitting on top of the Rock on Forbes’ 2017 highest-paid actors list.

According to Forbes on Tuesday, Wahlberg made $68 million between June 2016 and June 2017, unseating  last year’s top earner, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

That figure sums up the Boston native’s paydays from the forthcoming comedy “Daddy’s

The Rock dropped to the No. 2 spot this year with $65 million, thanks to earnings from his  films “Baywatch” and “Jumanji.”

Diesel, who also served as “F8’s” star and producer and voiced baby Groot in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” was No. 3 with $54.5 million.

Just behind him is Chinese action star Jackie Chan, who earned an estimated $49 million. Iron Man, the “Avengers” star, Robert Downey Jr, Adam Sandler, #4, Tom Cruise and Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar rounded out the top 10.

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