Forbes Top Grossing Actors of 2011 List To compile our list we used global box office numbers from Box Office Mojo...Robert Pattinson ranks fourth on our list with $750 million. He tops his Twilight co-star Kristen Stewart (who ranks sixth with $633 million) thanks to the film adaptation of Water for Elephants. The film wasn’t a big hit in the U.S. but globally it brought in a healthy $117 million – pretty good considering the budget was only $38 million. Read more
Number 4 Robert Pattinson -$750 million
Pattinson's biggest hit of the year was Breaking Dawn, the fourth Twilight movie. But he also earns from Water for Elephants which brought in $117 million.
Number 6 Kristen Stewart - $633 million
The only woman on our list, Stewart earned only from the latest Twilight movie this year. Next year she’s got the potential to earn a lot more thanks to a final Twilight movie and Snow White and the Huntsman.