News - August 5, 2015

Robert Downey Jr named highest paid actor in the world for a third year running
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Robert Downey Jr named highest paid actor in the world for a third year running

Robert Downey Jr has been revealed as the highest paid actor in the world for the third year on the trot. 

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron star raked in $80 million during June of 2014 and June of 2015, with most of that coming from his starring role in the blockbuster sequel. 

Downey Jr was $30 million ahead of Jackie Chan, who was second with $50 million, while Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper came in third and fourth with $47 million and $41 million respectively, with Adam Sandler at Number Five. 

Three of the Top 10 were Bollywood stars, with Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan both earning a colossal $33.5 million. 

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Daniel Craig, Chris Hemsworth and Leonardo DiCaprio all came just outside the Top 10, which was collated by Forbes Magazine. 

 

The highest paid actors in the world, according to Forbes Magazine, is as follows:

1. Robert Downey Jr - $80,000,000
2. Jackie Chan - $50,000,000
3. Vin Diesel - $47,000,000
4. Bradley Cooper - $41,500,000
5. Adam Sandler - $41,000,000
6. Tom Cruise - $40,000,000
7. Amitabh Bachchan - $33,500,000
7. Salman Khan - $33,500,000
9. Akshay Kumar - $32,500,000
10. Mark Wahlberg - $32,000,000

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