Dwayne Johnson. Picture: Bang Showbiz

Dwayne Johnson would have never thought "in his wildest dreams" that he would be named the highest paid actor in Forbes' history.

The 'Skyscraper' star was honoured to top this year's list as well as make the history books and he feels his "business philosophy and acumen has been sharpened over time and through failure".

He shared on Instagram: "I work extremely hard but never anticipated (in my wildest dreams) I'd become the highest paid actor in Forbes' history. I don't have a Harvard MBA, but my business philosophy and acumen has been sharpened over time and thru failure. My goal when I was wrestling in flea markets for $40bucks per match (well before the bright lights of the @wwe) is still the exact same goal I have today - ALWAYS put my AUDIENCE FIRST. I have one boss - the world. Send you home happy, and I've done my job. I'm the dude who started w/ $7bucks. I'm grateful to the bone and hungry to the core. #MakingForbesHistory #AudienceFirstPhilosophy #FleaMarketDreams #HardestWorkerInTheRoom (sic)"

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Meanwhile, in a recent interview on Jamie Foxx's new show "Offscript", the Johnson opened up about the importance of being kind, above all else.

Watch a snippet of the interview below.

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