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Who Tops Forbes List Of Highest Paid Actors Of 2015?

Who Tops Forbes List Of Highest Paid Actors Of 2015?
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Who Tops Forbes List Of Highest Paid Actors Of 2015?

Robert Downey, Jr has topped Forbes magazine’s list of the highest-paid actors for three consecutive years now. China’s Jackie Chan came second, ahead of Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper and Tom Cruise.

This year’s list saw Bollywood stars who surprisingly came ahead of other famed American actors like Mark Wahlberg, Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp.

Daniel Craig, meanwhile, was the only British actor to make it onto the Forbes list.

Forbes World’s Top Paid Actors

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” and the upcoming “Captain America: Civil War” placed Robert Downey Jr at number 1 spot. The actor earned $80 million this year.

Jackie Chan, at number 2, earned $50 million for his role on “Dragon Blade” with Adrien Brody and John Cusack. The actor also has his own line of merchandise, a dealership company and a cinema chain. He will also produce “Skiptrace” where he will also be acting with Johnny Knoxville. The actor from China will also be voicing a character for the “Kung Fu Panda 3.”

At number for is “Fast and Furious” mainstay, Vin Diesel, with $47 million annual earning, followed by Adam Sandler with $41 million. Tom Cruise is at number 6 with $40 million.

Next on the list is Bollywood’s Amitabh Bachchan, the longstanding host of India’s “Who Wants To be A Millionaire?” with $33.5 million; followed by another Bollywood actor, Salman Khan with $33 million. Another Bollywood actor to make it on the list is Akshay Kumar with $32.5 million.

“Ted 2,” “The Gambler” and “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” have placed actor Mark Wahlberg at number 10 with $32 million.

See the complete list.


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