While Samuel L. Jackson is still the Guinness Book of World Records’ highest grossing actor of all time, a number of movie industry elite are looking to play catch up. Taking into account their earnings from May 2011 to May 2012, Forbes has released the annual list of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. This year proved to be virtually no contest however with the the No. 1 contender out earning his successor by nearly $40 million. Included in this year’s ranking is a 20-year-old movie phenom, a professional wrestler turned thespian and two rappers who’ve managed to dominate at the box office.
Check out the 10 highest paid actors in Hollywood below. -danielle canada