Mark Wahlberg is officially the most overpaid actor of 2017
Mark Wahlberg’s movies might not all bring in the big bucks, but he sure does, forbes has announced that the Daddy’s Home 2 actor received this unwanted accolade based on how he fared in his last three non-animated, mainstream movies released before June 1, 2017.
Whalberg earned more than $68m for this year, Because he had such large-scale bombs at the box office, he raked in only $4.40 (£3.30) at the box officer for each dollar spent on his work, Among the films considered in this figure was “Deepwater Horizon,” which raked in $121.8 million – just over $10 million more than the estimated $110 million it reportedly cost to make.
The second over-paid actor is Christian Bale for starring in “The Promise,” the worst-performing wide release of 2017.
The film reportedly earned back just 11% of its $90 million production budget.
Channing Tatum comes in at (No. 3) among the most overpaid actors, earned $7,60 at the box office per dollar paid to him.
Denzel Washington (No. 4) He earned back $10.40 at the box office for every $1 he was paid in recent films.
In August Forbes named the Dorchester, Mass., native the highest paid actor of the year, edging out the previous year’s winner Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson by a mere $3 million.