Mark Wahlberg is highest-paid actor - highlighting sexist pay gap

Action star took home $68million a year

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Mark Wahlberg is the highest-paid male actor in Hollywood, taking home $68million (£53million) in one year.

The Boston-native's huge salary for 2016/2017 was revealed in Forbes' magazine's annual rich list.

The Transformers star's position highlights the shocking pay gap between men and women with his female equivalent Emma Stone, only receiving $26million (£20million).

A few million behind Wahlberg is Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson with $65million (£50million) and Vin Diesel is at No.3 with $54.5million (£42.million).