Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan at Forbes highest-paid top 10 list

Vastavam web: George Clooney has been named the world’s highest-paid actor of the last year, beating Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Robert Downey Jr to the title. The Hollywood star topped Forbes’ annual list after making $239m (£185m) between June 2017 and June 2018. His massive income was largely from the sale of the tequila company he co-founded – Casamigos – to global liquor company Diageo in a $1bn (£790m) deal.

Wrestler-turned-actor Johnson was second on Forbes’ list after nearly doubling his previous year’s earnings, making $119m (£92m). Meanwhile, Iron Man star Downey Jr came in third with his income of $79m (£61.2m). From bollywood Akshay Kumar stood in 7th place and Salman in 10th place.