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With $80 Million Robert Downey Jr is World’s Highest Paid Actor – See the List!



471372328Robert Downey Jr. has been named the world’s highest paid actor for the third year in a row by Forbes.

According to the ranking published on Tuesday, “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” star took home $80 million last year.

Other leading men on the list are Hong Kong action hero Jackie Chan, who stars in “Dragon Blade” (he was second with $50 million) and Vin Diesel was not far behind with$47 million for his part in “Furious 7.”

The full list includes 33 actors from seven countries. Together they earned a combined $877 million before taxes and fees.

Forbes will be publishing a separate list of highest-paid actresses later.

See full list below.

  1. Robert Downey Jr: $80 million
  2. Jackie Chan: $50 million
  3. Vin Diesel: $47 million
  4. Bradley Cooper: $41.5 million
  5. Adam Sandler: $41 million
  6. Tom Cruise: $40 million
  7. Amitabh Bachchan: $33.5 million
  8. Salman Khan: $33.5 million
  9. Akshay Kumar: $32.5 million
  10. Mark Wahlberg: $32 million

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Theo Wargo/NBC

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  1. chy

    August 5, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    crushing on robert downey since Iron man days

  2. BlueEyed

    August 5, 2015 at 8:08 pm

    No surprises there @RDJ, Bradley n Sandler

  3. bruno fierce

    August 5, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    adam sandler, 41 million dollars, for what? his movies are horrible and very unfunny.

    no tyler perry? his movies are also very horrible but they make lots of money.
    I dont understand this world I swear.

  4. Toyin

    August 5, 2015 at 9:35 pm

    I thought I’d see The Rock on this list. Oh well..

  5. Tosin

    August 5, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    i can’t connect with these…anymore. you’d find me with the indies, the ‘foreign’ film, etc, more than any iron man.

  6. olu

    August 5, 2015 at 10:08 pm

    Only Vin Diesel – person no even know if he’s black or oyinbo .. 🙂

  7. Suwa

    August 5, 2015 at 11:48 pm

    Good for him

  8. Oj

    August 6, 2015 at 12:55 am

    So salman and amitabh bachchan earn more than shah rukh khan? And what is adam sandler doing on the list, the guy is dry.

    • Ashley

      August 6, 2015 at 9:26 am

      Amitabh Bachchan has been acting like forever. Legend.

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