The Rock is now the highest-paid actor in the world !
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has powered his way to the top. The action star is the world’s highest-paid actor with $64.5 million earned in the past year, according to Forbes, supplanting previous No. 1 Robert Downey Jr.
Johnson, who more than doubled his pay compared to 2015, starred opposite Kevin Hart in “Central Intelligence,” the top comedy of 2016 with over $210 million worldwide at the box office.
He’s currently in the HBO series “Ballers,” and has the Disney animated movie “Moana” coming in November. And he wraps shooting this year on films with big paydays, including “Fast 8” and the “Baywatch” movie.
Johnson reacted to the news by tweeting: “I started w/ $7 bucks. If I can overcome, so can you.” He added: “Waffle House on me!!”