Only 4 months ago we named Dwayne Johnson our most successful WWE wrestler turned actor. “The Rock” has definitely been ‘Laying down the smacketh‘ as he has just been officially named Forbes’ Top Grossing Actor of 2013. Forbes released their Top Grossing Actors of 2013, which shows the actors which had the highest grossing movies for the year of 2013:

* Bear in mind that ‘grossing‘ is not the same as ‘earning‘, this list takes movie total box office grossing into consideration.

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Top Grossing Actors of 2013:

1. Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

$1.3 billion
The Rock tops our list this year thanks to ‘Fast & Furious 6,’ which grossed $789 million at the global box office, plus ‘G.I. Joe’ and ‘Pain & Gain.’


2. Robert Downey, Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.

$1.2 billion
‘Iron Man’ was the top-grossing movie of 2013 but it didn’t earn quite as much as last year’s ‘The Avengers.’


3. Steve Carell

Steve Carell

Steve Carell

$964 million
‘Despicable Me 2’ was the second highest grossing film at the domestic box office this year. Carell balanced that out with the indie ‘The Way Way Back.’ and “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.”


4. Vin Diesel


Vin Diesel

$887 million
The most recent ‘Fast & Furious’ movie was the highest-grossing of the franchise bringing in $789 million at the global box office.


5. Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock

$862 million
Bullock will likely earn an Oscar nomination for ‘Gravity’ but the film was also a box office hit, bringing in $632 million.


6. Paul Walker

Paul Walker

Paul Walker

$789 million
Before he passed away this year Walker had the biggest hit of his career with ‘Fast & Furious 6.’


7. Billy Crystal

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Billy Crystal

$743 million
‘Monsters University’ was the highest-grossing film of Crystal’s career bringing in $743 million.



8. John Goodman

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John Goodman

$743 million
Thanks to ‘Monsters University,’ Goodman ties Crystal on our list.


9. Chris Hemsworth

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Chris Hemsworth

$701 million
‘Thor: The Dark World’ outperformed the first movie in the franchise by $162 million. Hemsworth also starred in ‘Rush.’


10. Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence

$700 million
‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is a hit. Lawrence will earn more this year from ‘American Hustle.’


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