Most overpaid actors in Hollywood in 2017, ranked by box office revenue per dollar of their pay (in U.S. dollars)

Most overpaid actors in Hollywood in 2017 The statistic presents a ranking of the most overpaid actors in Hollywood in 2017. Mark Wahlberg ranks first on the list - his most recent movies generated on average 4.4 dollars box office revenue for every dollar of his pay. Channing Tatum ranked third with 7.6 dollars per a dollar of his pay.
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Actors in Hollywood do not always achieve or maintain fame and high salaries through stellar performances. Forbes’ annual list of the most overpaid actors in Hollywood is compiled by comparing how much an actor’s three most recent films grossed as compared to how much the actor was paid for the movie. The most overpaid actor on the list was Mark Wahlberg.

However, Mark Wahlberg still made it onto the list of best-paid actors worldwide in 2017, coming in at number one with an annual income of 68 million U.S. dollars. Ranked second was Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, who starred in the hits 'Baywatch' and 'Jumanji'.
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Box office revenue per dollar of pay
Mark Wahlberg4.4
Christian Bale6.7
Channing Tatum7.6
Denzel Washington10.4
Brad Pitt11.5
Box office revenue per dollar of pay
Mark Wahlberg4.4
Christian Bale6.7
Channing Tatum7.6
Denzel Washington10.4
Brad Pitt11.5
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The statistic presents a ranking of the most overpaid actors in Hollywood in 2017. Mark Wahlberg ranks first on the list - his most recent movies generated on average 4.4 dollars box office revenue for every dollar of his pay. Channing Tatum ranked third with 7.6 dollars per a dollar of his pay.
Most overpaid actors in Hollywood - additional information

Actors in Hollywood do not always achieve or maintain fame and high salaries through stellar performances. Forbes’ annual list of the most overpaid actors in Hollywood is compiled by comparing how much an actor’s three most recent films grossed as compared to how much the actor was paid for the movie. The most overpaid actor on the list was Mark Wahlberg.

However, Mark Wahlberg still made it onto the list of best-paid actors worldwide in 2017, coming in at number one with an annual income of 68 million U.S. dollars. Ranked second was Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, who starred in the hits 'Baywatch' and 'Jumanji'.
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Release date
December 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
December 2017
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The figures are averages of what each actors's last three movies earned at the box office per dollar of their pay.

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