Three consecutive years, Robert Downey Jr. topped again on Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors.
The 50 year-old American actor Robert Downey Jr. ranked number one on Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors in the world. This is his third year being on top of the list from the year 2012-2015. Actor earned an estimated $80 million between June 2014 and June 2015 making him on top.
Robert Downey Jr. announced number one as Forbes released its list of 2015 Hollywood’s highest-paid actors. Next to him is the Hong Kong action hero Jackie Chan with $50 million and Vin Diesel netting $47 million for his part in “Furious 7.”
Forbes said that the 50-year-old actor netted an estimated $80 million between June 1, 2014 and June 1, 2015. Based on his past list, that’s $5 million more than the actor took home in 2014 and 2013.
Other actors included on the list, Tom Cruise, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson , Johnny Depp , Leonardo DiCaprio , Will Smith, Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill. The list also include Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar in the top 10 this year.
Natalie Robehmed stated in article, “From Hollywood to Hong Kong and Bollywood, the ranking examines international stars’ earnings for the first truly global dollar tally of film’s flushest stars.”, “Though we have long looked at foreign actors starring in the US films – Irishman Liam Neeson, Brit Daniel Craig and Australian Hugh Jackman have all made the Highest-Paid Actors list previously – we have never examined those working solely in international movie industries.”
Robert Downey Jr. played leading role and appeared in many movies. In 2008 Iron Man was successfully released worldwide grossing millions and his performance cited as on of the highlight. In the movie The Avengers in 2012, he played the role Tony Stark and highly successful at the box office, becoming the third highest-grossing film of all time both in the United States and worldwide.
Despite being famous and well-known actor, Downey experienced downfall of his career. Hi was arrested many times on drug-related charges including cocaine, heroin and marijuana in 1996 through 2001 and went many times to a drug treatment programs. However, he was able to put things back in normal and come out on top.IMAGE/www.cnn.com