George Clooney is the Highest Paid Actor

Even Though He Hasn't Been in Any Movies This Year!

August 23, 2018

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George Clooney was the highest paid actor in the world over the past year, which is a pretty amazing accomplishment.  Even more amazing?  He did it without having to do any acting.  

George hasn't been in any movies this year, but he made $233 million from the recent $1 BILLION purchase of his 'Casamigos' tequila brand and he got some more dough from his endorsements and older movies.

George made a total of $239 million easily enough to be #1 on the annual "Forbes" list of 'The Highest Paid Actors.'  

Check out this year's Top 10:

1.  George Clooney, $239 million

2.  Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, $124 million

3.  Robert Downey Jr., $81 million

4.  Chris Hemsworth, $64.5 million

5.  Jackie Chan, $45.5 million

6.  Will Smith, $42 million

7.  Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, $40.5 million

8.  Adam Sandler, $39.5 million 

9.  Bollywood actor Salman Khan, $38.5 million

10.  Chris Evans, $34 million