It pays to be Marvel’s main man.
Robert Downey Jr. pocketed an estimated $75 million between June 2012 and June 2013, earning him the title of Highest-Paid Actor in Hollywood, this according to Forbes magazine’s annual list.
Channing Tatum leapfrogged several big names to earn the number two slot, having taken home $60 million in the last 12 months. In addition to “G.I. Joe Retaliation,” Tatum made a killing by self-financing “Magic Mike” with director Steven Soderbergh, so when the $7 million flick made $167 million worldwide, they each earned millions.
The complete top 10:
1. Robert Downey Jr., $75 million
2. Channing Tatum, $60 million
3. Hugh Jackman, $55 million
4. Mark Wahlberg, $52 million
5. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, $46 million
6. Leonard Dicaprio, $39 million
7. Adam Sandler, $37 million
8. Tom Cruise $35 million
9. Denzel Washington, $33 million
10. Liam Neeson, $32 million »
- Daniel Goldblatt
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