10 Highest Paid Actors In The World In 2022 

Joaquin Phoenix


Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga will co-star in the sequel Joker, for which he will receive a new $20 million paycheck.

Tom Hardy


The 45-year-old British actor reportedly earned $20 million for re-signing the Venom character for the upcoming third installment.

Vin Diesel


Vin Diesel, the star of the "Fast & Furious" franchise, will get $20 million for Fast X.

Chris Hemsworth


Netflix paid Chris Hemsworth $20 million for his Extraction 2 film.

Will Ferrell & Ryan Reynolds


Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds were each paid $20 million for their modern adaptation of "A Christmas Carol."

Dwayne Johnson


Dwayne Johnson was paid a whopping US$22.5 million to play DC Comics' Black Adam in his debut superhero role. 

Brad Pitt


Brad Pitt  will portray a seasoned Formula One racer in his upcoming film, for which he was paid $30 million. It will be directed by Joseph Kosinski, who directed "Top Gun: Maverick."

Leonardo DiCaprio


Killers of the Flower Moon, Leonardo DiCaprio's next film, paid him $30 million and stars Robert De Niro, with a screenplay by Martin Scorsese.

Will Smith


Will Smith was reportedly paid $35 million for his role in the 1860s-set film Emancipation, which depicts the life of a slave.

Tom Cruise


Tom Cruise received a basic salary of $13 million for his role as Maverick in "Top Gun." But, now that the film has grossed over $1.37 billion, his share of the profits is worth $100 million or more.