Vanity Fair has made a list to creative figures—stars, directors, producers—and to the money they earn from films. Johnny Depp is #2 with $100 Million of earnings.
2. Johnny Depp
ACTOR (United Talent Agency)
ESTIMATED 2010 EARNINGS: $100 MILLION (2009 rank: 21)
- $40 million: Alice in Wonderland (back-end for starring in Tim Burton film, based on worldwide gross of $1.02 billion)
- $35 million: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (up-front money for starring in next installment of Jerry Bruckheimer’s waterlogged but ludicrously profitable franchise)
- $20 million: The Tourist (fee for co-starring in one of the year’s bigger flops alongside Angelina Jolie)
- $5 million: Older film revenue
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