Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Downey Jr is highest paid actor again

robert-downey-jr.jpg
dwayne-johnson.jpg
bradley-cooper.jpg
leonardo-dicaprio-rich.jpg

Good/bad news: it's your annual chance to get jealous at how rich actors are! Forbes has released their look at the highest paid actors in Hollywood and for the second year in a row, Robert Downey Jr has come out on top.

It'll make you even angrier to learn that he only released one film in the period and that was Chef, where he was essentially just cameoing. Hey, stop throwing things at us.

The Avengers star earned $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, mainly for his work as Iron Man. He can next be seen in comedy drama The Judge. In second place is Dwayne Johnson, who is targeting the big and small screens with cinematic roles in Hercules and San Andreas on the way as well as headlining the TV show Ballers for HBO.

In third place, we have Bradley Cooper who has managed to combine work in Oscar-winning films like Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle with blockbusters like the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy.

Our key learning for being rich in Hollywood: versatility. Oh and being really really handsome.

You can see the full enviable list here:

1. Robert Downey Jr - $75 million

2. Dwayne Johnson - $52 million

3. Bradley Cooper - $46 million

4. Leonardo DiCaprio - $39 million

5. Chris Hemsworth - $37 million

6. Liam Neeson - $36 million

7. Ben Affleck - $35 million

8. Christian Bale - $35 million

9. Will Smith - £32 million

10. Mark Wahlberg - $32 million

[via Forbes]

(Images: Rex Features)

Related

paul-rudd-bridesmaids.jpg

7 famous actors cut out of movies

chris-klein-mammia-mia.jpg

Famous actors auditioning for roles they didn't get

original v remake.jpg

Original actors vs remake actors

dance.jpg

Actors you didn't know were in video games

chocolate-factory.jpg

Actors who hated remakes of their movies

dowell-hugh-grant-afb5173.jpg

Great movie, shame about that actor

Comments

More

Watch the new trailer for Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets

It stars Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna and Herbie Hancock

by Dave Fawbert
24 May 2017

People are remembering Roger Moore's amazing newspaper correction

The most classically Roger Moore moment you can imagine

by Dave Fawbert
24 May 2017

Tom Cruise says 'Top Gun 2' is 'definitely happening'

But when Tom? When?!

by Dave Fawbert
24 May 2017

This story about Roger Moore will bring happiness to your day

What a great man

by Gary Ogden
23 May 2017

Let's all watch Alan Partridge's reenactment of 'The Spy Who Loved Me'

"Stop getting Bond wrong!"

by Dave Fawbert
23 May 2017

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are making a new comedy-horror together

It's called 'Slaughterhouse Rulez' and sounds A+

by Alex Finnis
17 May 2017

New trailer drops for 'War for the Planet of the Apes'

It all ends here

by Matt Tate
16 May 2017

Why are Adam Sandler's deliberately terrible movies so irresistible?

They constantly get terrible ratings, and yep keep making big money. What's Adam Sandler's secret?

by Josh Pappenheim
15 May 2017

Ian McShane: “I haven’t seen a lot of films I’ve done”

We spoke to the veteran actor, and tried not to get distracted by how good he smelled

by Ralph Jones
10 May 2017

'Get Out' has broken records by raking in $200 million worldwide

Jordan Peele has become the first African-American writer-director to have his debut movie pass the $200 million mark

by Gary Ogden
09 May 2017