Robert Downey Jr. Is Highest Paid Actor For 2013

By on July 17, 2013

While you may feel good about the tips you made while working at Chili’s yesterday, let me make you feel a bit bad by letting you know that Robert Downey Jr. brought in $75 million in a year. Commence tears.

Robert Downey Jr

According to Forbes, from June 2012 to June 2013, Downey Jr., who starred in “Iron Man 3” and “The Avengers” reeled in $75 million, topping the list of all actors. But don’t worry, Downey Jr. wasn’t the only one who is out to make you feel bad about yourself; Channing Tatum was second on the list with $60 million. Tatum can thank all the horny women (and some men) that went to see “Magic Mike.”

Other actors that made the highest paid list include Hugh Jackman, the nicest guy in Hollywood, with $55 million. Mark Wahlberg interacted with a talking teddy bear in “Ted” and that helped him net $52 million. God Bless America. Rounding the top five was Dwayne Johnson, or The Rock has he should be known until he bites the dust, made $46 million by being a part of every movie made in 2013 it seems.

These lists are interesting to read because it not only informs you of how much actors have “earned” but they also inform you how much you have not.

What do you think of the highest paid actors? Surprised of some of the names on it?




  1. Mia

    July 18, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    I’m so happy for Robert Downey! I’m old enough to remember him when he was part of the brat pack. He’s been through a lot with trying to stay clean and he deserves this. Not to mention he’s totally hot now that he’s older. He could give me his iron, man!

  2. Chris

    July 18, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    I would expect no less from Iron Man himself.

  3. Allie

    July 18, 2013 at 2:01 am

    And he was worth every penny

  4. jody

    July 17, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    just goes to prove that addicts can recover

  5. Emily

    July 17, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    At least the list is made up mostly of good guys, right?

  6. Jocelyn

    July 17, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    He’s worth every penny! Give it to him!

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