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Highest-Paid Actors 2011

According to Forbes.com, "Pirates of the Caribbean" star Depp topped the list in 2010 with $75 million but this year drops to #2, raking in a still-impressive $50 million. DiCaprio, however, was able

According to Forbes.com, "Pirates of the Caribbean" star Depp topped the list in 2010 with $75 million but this year drops to #2, raking in a still-impressive $50 million. DiCaprio, however, was able to break his previous record by making $77 million in 2010 thanks to the success of flicks like "Shutter Island" and "Inception." Both Depp and DiCaprio are sure to keep their profiles high thanks to a slew of upcoming projects on both their dockets. DiCaprio is set to star in "J. Edgar," "The Great Gatsby" and "Django Unchained." Meanwhile, Depp has upcoming films "Dark Shadows" and "21 Jump Street" on his plate. Both  actors have achieved wealth and fame by making some unusual choices with their careers.

15 Leonardo DiCaprio

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $77 million

14 Johnny Depp

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $50 million

13 Adam Sandler

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $40 million

12 Will Smith

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $36 million

11 Tom Hanks

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $35 million

10 Ben Stiller

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $34 million

9 Robert Downey Jr.

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $31 million

8 Mark Wahlberg

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $28 million

7 Tim Allen

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $22 million

6 Tom Cruise

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $22 million

5 Jim Carrey

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $20 million

4 Daniel Craig

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $20 million

3 Robert Pattinson

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $20 million

2 Brad Pitt

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $20 million

1 Matt Damon

July 2010 to July 2011 Earnings: $18 million

Source: Forbes.com

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