Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Chris Hemsworth all made millions in 2022 from film gigs, but who made the most? Photos: AFP; @leonardodicaprio, @chrishemsworth/Instagram; Getty Images
Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Chris Hemsworth all made millions in 2022 from film gigs, but who made the most? Photos: AFP; @leonardodicaprio, @chrishemsworth/Instagram; Getty Images

10 highest-paid actors of 2022, ranked: from Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick millions and Will Smith’s pre-Oscars pay cheque, to Brad Pitt’s F1 film and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker 2 with Lady Gaga

  • Marvel’s Tom Hardy and Chris Hemsworth made US$20 million from Venom 3 and Extraction 2 respectively, while Vin Diesel’s 11th Fast and Furious also raked in serious dollars
  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s superhero debut with Black Adam saw a hefty pay cheque, as did Brad Pitt, who will star in an F1 film with Lewis Hamilton for US$30 million

Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Chris Hemsworth all made millions in 2022 from film gigs, but who made the most? Photos: AFP; @leonardodicaprio, @chrishemsworth/Instagram; Getty Images
Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Chris Hemsworth all made millions in 2022 from film gigs, but who made the most? Photos: AFP; @leonardodicaprio, @chrishemsworth/Instagram; Getty Images
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