His films can barely justify his paycheck and for the second year in a row. according to Forbes, Johnny Depp is the year’s most overpaid actor.
Depp’s films made $2.80 for every dollar he was paid. He and other big-name stars had films’ fates riding on their bankability and didn’t always deliver to the extent producers wanted, though, to be fair, Depp’s movies are bringing in more than he makes.
Forbes took into account the last three films an actor appeared as a significant part in before June 2016 and then subtracted the production budget from the box office totals.
The actors’ pay rates are estimated and then deduced to reach a final number.