MUMBAI: The Forbes magazine has voted Tom Cruise as
the world's highest earning actor. The star topped the
annual list of Forbes after earning $75 million between
May last year and May 2012.
enjoyed a successful year after Mission: Impossible
- Ghost Protocol earned more than $700 million at the
global box office. Voted second was last year's top
earner Leonardo DiCaprio along with Adam Sandler, both
of whom earned $37 million.
there are two celebrities who took the second position,
the third position was done away with. Former professional
wrestler Dwayne The Rock Johnson was put in the fourth
position earning $36 million after one of his films
Fast Five took in an impressive $626 million at the
Ben Stiller was at the number fifth spot with $33 million.Others
in the top 10 included Johnny Depp and Will Smith.
compiling the list, Forbes considers factors including
upfront pay, profit participation, residuals, endorsements
and advertising work.