The 10 Highest Paid Actors in 2015
Forbes magazine just published the annual list of the highest-paid actors in 2015. For the third year in a row, Iron Man aka. Robert Downey Jr. is taking the first place wit an income of $80 million dollar. The 50 year old actor owe it his role as an iron superhero.
He is followed by Jackie Chan. With 50 million US dollars, he ranked No. 2 on the Forbes list due to successful films in Asia.
With the seventh and most successful part of the “Fast and the Furious” series, Vin Diesel pays tribute to his deceased friend Paul Walker and is ranked third. The US actor (Riddick, Triple X) earned $ 47 million dollars.
No. 4: Bradley Cooper – 41.5 million US dollars
For his starring role in “American Snipper”, he even received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor. The film, in which Bradley was also active as a producer, generated around 547 million US dollars.
No. 5: Adam Sandler – 41 million US dollars
Adam’s income of around $41 Million US Dollar will be certainly a good reason to grin.
No. 6: Tom Cruise – 40 million US dollars
Mission Impossible? Not for Tom. The sequel “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” earned him a tidy sum.
No. 7: Amitabh Bachchan – 33 million US dollars
The 72-year-old Indian is also known as “Big B” and is one of the biggest stars that Bollywood has seen.
No. 8: Salman Khan – 33.5 million US dollars
The Indian actor is one of the most popular stars of Bollywood.
No. 9: Akshay Kumar – 32.5 million US dollars
For us, he is hardly known. In “Bollywood”, he is called the “Indian Bruce Lee” and is also a popular advertising partner.
N. 10: Mark Wahlberg – 32 million US dollars
Mark Wahlberg earned between June 2014 and June 2015 exact the same amount as last year. Probably, he will not be to sad about it. He appeared as an actor in the movies “Ted 2”, “The Gambler,” “Transformers: Age of Extinction” as an producer in “Entourage”.