Forbes names Will Ferrell ‘Most Overpaid Star’ again

November 6th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI  

Eddie Murphy London, Nov 06 (ANI): ‘The Elf’ actor Will Ferrell has been named Hollywood’s most overpaid star for the second year running.

According to figures compiled by Forbes magazine, the funnyman’s slew of box office bombs earned a paltry 2.23 pounds for every 0.67 pounds the star pocketed, reports the Daily Express.

He topped the list in 2009 too and was pulling in just 2 pounds per 0.67 pounds he took home.

Eddie Murphy was second on the new countdown.

His films drew 2.97 pounds for every 0.67 pounds, although Forbes’ ruled out animated movies and therefore did not include his hit Shrek films.

Funnymen Seth Rogen, Vince Vaughn and Adam Sandler also made the Top 10 list of overpaid stars. (ANI)

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