Robert Downey Jr. – $75 Million
It’s not surprising that someone who plays the greatest detective and a genius, billionaire, playboy, and philanthropist also earns the most amount of money. Robert Downey Jr. is known for his arrogant personality in his role as Tony Stark in the Iron Man and Avengers movies.
Dwayne Johnson – $52 Million
Dwayne Johnson, also known as “the Rock” and it’s a great nickname for an actor usually cast as a muscle-bound soldier. He has been known as the Rock since his days in the WWE.
Bradley Cooper – $46 Million
Bradley Cooper began his industrious career in the film Sex and the City, released in 1999. He was nominated but did not win an Oscar in his role in the film Silver Linings Playbook, released in 2012.
Leonardo DiCaprio – $39 Million
Famous for his role of Jack Dawson in Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for 5 Oscars and has 115 nominations and 48 wins for other awards. He his career doing TV series and got his first movie role in Critters 3 as Josh.
Chris Hemsworth – $37 Million
Like Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth also has a role in movies based upon Marvel comics, including the Avengers series. Chris plays Thor, god of thunder, who wields the mythical hammer Mjölnir.
Liam Neeson – $35 Million
Liam Neeson was nominated for an Oscar and has been nominated for 24 other awards and won 12. Neeson has had a very wide range of roles in films including Star Wars, Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, and movies such as Schindler’s List.
Ben Affleck – $35 Million
A winner of 2 Oscars and nominated for 75 and won 56 other awards, Ben Affleck will be playing Batman in the movie Batman versus Superman movie, scheduled to be released March 25, 2016 in the US. As an actor, Affleck is known for his roles in Pearl Harbor, Good Will Hunting, and Argo. He has also written and produced his own films.
Christian Bale – $35 Million
Another actor who has played the role of Batman, Bale, along with Liam Neeson, is known for his work in Christopher Nolan’s Batman series, The Prestige, and American Psycho. Bale has been a subject of interest since his dramatic weight loss for his role in The Machinest and then his quick physique development in order to do the role of Batman justice in Batman Begins.