Robert Downey Jr. tops ‘Forbes’ list of top earning actors
TORONTO — Robert Downey Jr. once again tops the list of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, according to the annual ranking by Forbes.
The magazine said Downey’s estimated $75 million haul in the year ending June 2014 makes the Iron Man star the Top Earning Actor.
The 49-year-old star announced earlier this month he and wife Susan are expecting a daughter in November.
In second place is Dwayne Johnson, star of the new movie Hercules. He is estimated to have grossed $52 million in the last year.
Bradley Cooper is in third place with an estimated $46 million, followed by Leonardo DiCaprio with $39 million.
Chris Hemsworth debuts on the Forbes list in fifth place thanks to an estimated $37 million haul.
Liam Neeson is close behind with $36 million, followed by Ben Affleck and Christian Bale ($35 million each) and Will Smith and Mark Wahlberg ($32 million each).
Forbes said it compiled its list by consulting with agents, producers, lawyers and other industry insiders.
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