Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Salaries of Will Smith, The Rock, Denzel and Other Black Stars Revealed

Will Smith - The Rock
Will Smith – The Rock

*The salaries of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars have been revealed.

As reported by Variety, the list was compiled based on profits made off films released this year. 

Here’s more from the outlet:

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson came in the number 2 spot on the list, raking in a total of $50 million for his upcoming role in Red One. He was listed just behind Daniel Craig, who earned $100 million for his part in the Knives Out sequels. 

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The report continues…

Will Smith is right behind Dwayne Johnson with a $40 million dollar profit for his role as Venus & Serna Williams‘ father in King Richard, which is expected this November.

Denzel Washington similarly earned $40 million for taking part in The Little Things. Finally, Michael B. Jordan brought in a total of $15 million for his lead part in Amazon Prime Video’s Without Remorse

Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise, who respectively earned $20 million and $13 million for  “Bullet Train” and “Top Gun:Maverick,” the outlet reports.

And there you have it!

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.




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