Johnny Depp Tops Most Overpaid Actor List for Second Year in a Row

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” actor leads Will Smith and Channing Tatum in unflattering Forbes ranking

It was a bad year to be Johnny Depp.

On the heels of his contentious divorce settlement with Amber Heard, Depp has once again topped Forbes‘ annual list of the most overpaid actors in Hollywood.

The methodology for how Forbes determined the list breaks down like this: They looked at the actor’s last three significant releases, deducted the estimated budgets from their global box office, then divided by the actor’s estimated income.

Depp’s latest release, “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” grossed approximately $300 million globally versus its $170 million budget. Overall, Depp’s films have returned $2.80 for every $1 he was paid to star in them.

Second on the list was Will Smith, who has also suffered a string of box office misfires. “Concussion” failed to net the actor an Oscar nomination, and barely recouped its $35 million budget.

Some actors made the list despite some successful films in the measuring period. Channing Tatum came in at number three, even though “Magic Mike XXL” was a bona fide hit. His returns were dragged down courtesy of the Wachowski sci-fi epic “Jupiter Ascending,” which also barely covered its budget at the box office.

See the top 5 most overpaid actors below.

1. Johnny Depp
2. Will Smith
3. Channing Tatum
4. Will Ferrell
5. George Clooney