DWAYNE ‘The Rock’ Johnson is now the highest paid actor ever after making an impressive £94 million last year.

The 46-year-old made more cash than any actor ever to grace the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

 Dwayne made £94m last year

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Dwayne made £94m last year

Taking to Instagram to discuss his achievement, the Fast and Furious star wrote: “I work extremely hard but never anticipated (in my wildest dreams) I’d become the highest paid actor in Forbes’ history.

“I don’t have a Harvard MBA, but my business philosophy and acumen has been sharpened over time and thru failure.

“My goal when I was wrestling in flea markets for $40bucks per match (well before the bright lights of the @wwe) is still the exact same goal I have today – ALWAYS put my AUDIENCE FIRST.

“I have one boss – the world. Send you home happy, and I’ve done my job. I’m the dude who started w/ $7bucks. I’m grateful to the bone and hungry to the core.”

 The actor is currently starring in Skyscraper

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The actor is currently starring in Skyscraper
 He appeared in Baywatch with Zac Efron


He appeared in Baywatch with Zac Efron

Dwayne, who has appeared in the likes of Baywatch and Jumanji, famously only had £5 to his name when he started his career.

The star, who will next be seen in Skyscraper,  later founded a production company called $7 Bucks Productions.

Other people to make the rich list include Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and make-up brand entrepreneur Kylie Jenner.

Her 166.5 million US dollars (£125.8 million) over the past year have put her in third place, a significant jump from 59 last year, her first time on the list.

Brand new trailer for Fast & Furious 8 starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson
 Dwayne in hit film Rampage

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Dwayne in hit film Rampage

She is 30 places ahead of her older half-sister Kim Kardashian West.

Ed Sheeran has been named the highest-earning solo musician in the world, having taken home more than £80 million over the past year.

The Forbes Celebrity 100, which looks at stars all over the world, ranks “front of the camera” stars using their pre-tax earnings over 12 months until June 1 2018, before deducting fees for managers, lawyers and agents.

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