Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is the highest paid actor of 2016 with $64 millionReuters

Hollywood actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has dethroned Robert Downey Jr. to become world's highest-paid actor. With $64 million, the "Fast 8" actor took the top spot in the Forbes' list of the world's highest paid actor of 2016.

Interestingly, Downey Jr. has slipped into the eighth position from last year's top spot. Downey recorded a whopping $80 million last year, but this the earnings dropped to $33 million. He is sharing the eight positions in the Forbes list with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.

Johnson, who was named as the 11th highest paid actor of 2015 with $31.5 million, saw an increase of 103 percent in his income after June 2015. Johnson doubled his earnings thanks to his action comedy "Central Intelligence," "Baywatch" and "Fast and Furious" eighth franchise.

Jackie Chan maintained his second position in the highest paid actors list with $61 million, while "The Martian" actor Matt Damon came in third $55 million. Tom Cruise and Johnny Deep rounded up the top five list with estimated $53 million and $48 million, respectively.

The highest paid actors list also includes four Bollywood stars. Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan is ranked as the 18th highest paid actor in the world with $20 million, Salman Khan as the 14th highest paid actor with $28.5 million, Akshay Kumar as the 10th highest paid actor with an estimated $31.5 million and Shah Rukh as the eighth highest-paid with an estimated $33 million.

Check out the highest paid actors of 2016 below: 

Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan, who is not making a mark at the US-Canada box office, is the second highest-paid actor with $61 millionIANS
Matt Damon as Jason Bourne
Matt Damon is the third highest paid actor with $55 million.Facebook/Bourne
Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is the fourth highest-paid actor with $53 millionReuters
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s divorce did not affect the earnings of the Hollywood star. The actor notched $48 million from June 2015 until now.Reuters
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck is the sixth highest paid actor in the world with $43 million.Reuters
Vin Diesel birthday
Vin Diesel, who is currently in the news for the alleged feud with “Fast 8” co-star Johnson, is the seventh highest paid actor with $35 million.Instagram/ Vin Diesel
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is the eight highest paid actor in the world and highest paid actor in Bollywood, beating Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and other top stars. Shah Rukh earned $33 million from June 2015 until now.Reuters
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. was the highest paid actor last year, but this year he slipped into the eighth position. Downey recorded $33 million and shares the eight positions in the Forbes list with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.Facebook/ Robert Downey Jr
Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar, who is currently celebrating the success of his recent release “Rustom,” is the 10th highest-paid worldwide and the second highest paid Bollywood actor. With $31.5 million, Akshay pushed past Salman Khan to take a spot on the top 10 list.Reuters