When it comes to the top 100 most-watched shows in the United States, the top 10 most-popular male actors, on average, are each earning more than their female counterparts.
But the gender pay gap is not only a problem for actors, it’s a problem in general.
This infographic provides a breakdown of the most-trending male actors across genres.
The infographic includes data on gross-domestic-product, gross-profit and gross-loss, as well as average and median salaries.
Read on for more.1.
Michael Bay (Bay, Bay)Bay’s new movie “The Conjuring” was a box office success that led to a sequel, “The Nice Guys.”
He also stars in the new “Baywatch,” which hits theaters May 6.
In that film, he plays a high school chemistry teacher who develops an affair with a high-school student.
The actor has made a career out of playing dangerous men, and in “Bay” he’s no different.
Bay is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood.
His gross earnings for 2015 are $5.5 million, which is almost $10 million more than his average earnings.2.
Daniel Day-Lewis (Day-Lewis, The Wolf of Wall Street)The actor starred in two of the biggest movies of the year: “The Wolf of New York” and “The Great Gatsby.”
He’s also the director of the upcoming film “The Impossible.”
The actor’s gross-gross earnings are $7.2 million, making him one of those actors earning a little more than a half-million dollars per movie.3.
Daniel Radcliffe (Radcliffe, The Hunger Games)The “Hunger Games” star is the fourth-highest-paid male actor behind Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.
He also has a movie coming out in May, and has been a producer for the hit TV show “Scandal.”
Radcliffe has been working with Warner Bros. on the upcoming “The Mummy” sequel.4.
Matthew McConaughey (McConaughe, The Mummy)McConaughys earnings are impressive, but he has a big movie coming up that he will be starring in.
The actor will be in the lead role of “The Scorpion King,” a character played by John Krasinski.
McConaghan is the highest paid actor in Hollywood, and is one the top-earning actors in the world.
His average earnings are just over $25 million.5.
James Franco (Franco, The Disaster Artist)The star of “Barton Fink,” “Raging Bull” and the upcoming movie “Fury,” Franco is the biggest actor in movies.
He’s made over $150 million for his career.
His earnings are almost $70 million.
His gross- gross- profit earnings are over $50 million.6.
Ben Affleck (Affleck, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)Affleck is one Hollywood star who has made money off of his movie.
The “Batman” director is in the running to star in the next installment of the DC Extended Universe.
Affleck’s gross gross- earnings are a little under $75 million.7.
Bradley Cooper (Cooper, The Martian)The Oscar-winning actor made his big break in Hollywood in 2010 when he starred in the hit comedy “The Internship.”
Cooper has also been producing and producing with Warner Brothers.
His net-gross-gross is over $40 million.8.
Bradley Whitford (Whitford, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug)Whitford is one actor who is well-paid for what he does.
The star of the hit “Battlestar Galactica,” he’s also one of Hollywood’s highest-earners.
Whitford is in a bidding war for the lead in the upcoming Hobbit movie.
His income is about $75,000 per movie and is almost as high as the average of the other actors.9.
Benicio del Toro (Del Toro, Pan)The filmmaker has made some big hits for Universal Pictures, but his films have earned him some criticism.
The director is a producer on “Pan,” which is set to open May 10 in the U.S.
The Mexican director’s gross income is just under $50,000.10.
Matthew Lillard (Lillard, American Horror Story)The Emmy-winning screenwriter has made his name as a producer of the Oscar-nominated FX series “American Horror Story: Asylum.”
Lillard has also worked with Universal Pictures on “The Night Manager.”
His gross- Gross- profit is about a half a million dollars.11.
Matthew Modine (Modine, American Crime)Modine is a writer/producer on the hit FX series, “American Crime.”
He has also written and produced for Universal