Robert Downey Jr. Hollywood’s Highest Earning Actor Despite Releasing Only One Movie This Year

Posted on July 21st, 2014 at 10:15 am
True Iron ManIt pays to be Iron Man! For the second year in a row, Robert Downey Jr. has come out on top as Hollywood's highest earning actor, even though he only starred in one movie in the past year, this summer's indie sleeper Chef. According to Forbes magazine's annual rankings, the 49-year-old star raked in $75 million between June 2013 - June 2014. The majority of that sum came from his generous back-end deal for May 2013's smash Iron Man 3, which was the highest grossing movie of that year. And with the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron, look for RDJ to continue to rake in the big bucks in Hollywood. RELATED: Power Lunch! Robert Downey Jr. Shares Avengers: Age Of Ultron Cast Meal Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson came in second with $52 million in earnings thanks to a wide variety of film roles including his transformation into Hercules as well as savvy business moves such as TV production ventures.

Bradley Cooper Makes Nearly $50 million

Making his debut into Forbes top celebrity 100 is Bradley Cooper, entering in at an impressive number three slot for $46 million in earnings.  Thanks to The Hangover movies and prestige projects like American Hustle, he earned healthy back-end sums for his efforts. Leonardo DiCaprio took the number four slot with $39 million and Thor's Chris Hemsworth right behind him with with $37 million. Sadly, no actresses made the top ten.
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“Let me just explain something,” Zendaya begins in the first video (above). “The reason why I chose not to do the Aaliyah movie had nothing to do with the haters or people telling me that I couldn’t do it, I wasn’t talented enough, or I wasn’t black enough. It had absolutely nothing to do with that.” - See more at: http://www.ryanseacrest.com/2014/07/21/zendaya-coleman-explains-departure-from-aaliyah-biopic/?utm_campaign=tweets&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitter#sthash.uiQtctQ2.dpuf

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