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Will Smith Tops Highest-Earner List

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Jul 24, 2008 | 2:54am EDT

Will Smith has been crowned the highest earning actor in Hollywood, with a fortune of $80 million.

The Hancock star came first in the Forbes ranking to find the best paid actor of last year. 

Cameron Diaz was Hollywood's highest earning actress with a fortune of $50 million, with Keira Knightley and Jennifer Aniston in second and third place with $32 million and $27 million, respectively.

Coming in behind Smith was Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp, who got paid a whopping $72 million.

The top five paid actors from June 2007 to June 2008 were rounded out by Eddie Murphy and Mike Myers, who took home $55 million each, and Leonardo DiCaprio, who pulled in $45 million.

The full list of Hollywood stars' paychecks are as follows:

1. Will Smith - $80 million

2. Johnny Depp - $72 million

3. Eddie Murphy - $55 million

3. Mike Myers - $55 million

5. Leonardo DiCaprio - $45 million

6. Bruce Willis - $41 million

7. Ben Stiller - $40 million

8. Nicolas Cage - $31 million

9. Will Ferrell - $31 million

10. Adam Sandler - $30 million

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