Johnson tops Forbes magazine list of the world’s highest paid actors, with an estimated 2016 payday of $64.5 million. He knocks Robert Downey Jr. off the top spot and more than doubles his earnings, largely thanks to his action comedy Central Intelligence. Johnson also collected advance fees from the eighth installment of the Fast and Furious racing movie franchise.
Downey claims top spot in Forbes’ annual rich actors ranking for the third time in a row with earnings of $80 million. This includes a chunk of the box office for Avengers: Age of Ultron and a reported $40 million for Captain America: Civil War.
For the first time, Jordan makes it onto Forbes’s list of the world’s billionaires. His net worth is estimated to be around $1 billion. It is assumed that Jordan makes more than $100 million a year off royalties from his Nike Air Jordan line, though those numbers have never been confirmed. Jordan’s stake in the Charlotte Hornets is currently at 90 percent. Forbes estimates the team is worth more than $700 million.
Carter appears as one of three judges of the $400,000 Pressure Cooker Contest during Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia. The winners are a team called Enrou, with “an online conscious marketplace for the conscious consumer to find products created in developing countries all around the world”.