Forbes magazine have released their annual list of "Hollywood's Best Actors for the Buck". Shia LaBeouf topped the poll for the second year in a row while Anne Hathaway came in at number two.
Shia LaBeouf started his acting career at the tender age of 12 and made himself a household name through his roles in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", with Megan Fox, and "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" alongside Harrison Ford.
La Beouf's two top movies made a fortune in the box office. The second "Transformers" movie earned $833 million in 2009 and the fourth "Indian Jones" took in $709 million in 2008. Forbes calculated that for every dollar that they paid LaBeouf the studio made $81 profit. What a great investment.
Academy Award-nominated Hathaway's value for money is much the same. For every dollar the studios paid her, for "Alice in Wonderland" and "Bride Wars" they made $64.
Daniel Radcliffe of "Harry Potter" fame, Robert Downey Jr ("Sherlock Holmes"), Cate Blanchett ("Robin Hood") also got into the top five.
Here's the complete list -
1. Shia LaBeouf - $81
2. Anne Hathaway - $64
3. Daniel Radcliffe - $61
4. Robert Downey Jr. - $33
5. Cate Blanchett - $27
6. Jennifer Aniston( tied) - $21
7. Meryl Streep (tied) - $21
8. Johnny Depp - $18
9. Nicolas Cage - $17
10. Sarah Jessica Parker - $17
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