Iron man tops the Forbes Best Paid Actor list

2014-07-22 17:04

Iron Man actor, Robert Downey Jr, has been named the highest earning actor in the world according to Forbes with an estimated earn of 75 million dollars. Who knew there was so much money in tin?

In the 2014 Forbes list of the world's top actors released recently, Robert was said to have earned the large amount through his role as Iron Man in the highest grossing film of 2013, Iron Man 3, as well as from his involvement in other superhero movies like the Avengers.

He beat out competition from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who earned a staggering 52 million dollars off the back of his appearance in film (including G.I. Joe and the Fast and the Furious), TV (his reality show, The Hero) and production.

Other actors on the list include Bradley Cooper (46 Million), Leonardo DiCaprio (39 Million) and hottie Chris Hemsworth (37 Million).

That's some big money boys!


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