Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:49
'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor
Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of 75 million dollars.
The 49-year-old star made most of his money from June 2013 to June 2014 from "Iron Man 3," which made 1.2 billion dollars at the box office and assured him the top spot again in the annual ranking.
Former wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who starred in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," and the "Fast and Furious," films, jumped into second place this year from fifth in 2013 with earnings of 52 million dollars.