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Meet Forbes' Best Paid Actors, Will Smith and Cameron Diaz

July 24, 2008 05:09:05 GMT

The actor leads the pack on the men's side with an estimated $80 million income, whereas the actress is the first on the women's side, taking in $50 million through June 2007 to June 2008.


Meet Forbes' Best Paid Actors, Will Smith and Cameron Diaz
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When it comes to celebrity money makers, Will Smith and Cameron Diaz are the two bests according to Forbes magazine. Both movie stars top the publication's list of Hollywood's Best Paid Actors, besting their many other A-list fellow celebs.

On the male list of the ranking, based on salaries earned between June 1, 2007, through June 1, 2008, actor-comedian Smith seizes the No. 1 spot, raking in an estimated $80 million for his big-screen efforts. He's followed close behind at 2nd spot by movie hunk Johnny Depp, earning a reported $72 million this year, thanks to his "Pirates" films. Tied for third spot are funnymen Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy, with each of them earns $55 million over the past year.

Managed to secure the 4th spot on the list is Leonardo DiCaprio with $45 million, followed by Bruce Willis at No. 5 with 4 million dollar less of income. Ben Stiller is 6th on the list, taking in $40 million, one place ahead of Nicolas Cage with $38 million. Will Ferrell is the next on the list, banking $31 million, followed thereafter by Adam Sandler with $1 million less of income.

On the women's side, Diaz leads the pack with a total earning of $50 million, besting her fellow celebs Keira Knightley and Jennifer Aniston who're at No. 2 and 3 with $32 million and $27 million in succession.

The full list of Hollywood's Best-Paid Actors is on Forbes' official site.

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