1. Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr, other than a known actor, he is also a singer who commenced his career in the film industry with his father Robert Downey Sr.’ s film called ‘Pound’ in the year 1970. He has now turned out to be the highest paid actor of the Hollywood film industry as per the 2016 stats. Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes are the two popular movies that made him famous. He receives around $75 million for his six top rated movies which earned up to $500 million globally at the box office. Downey Jr’s career possibilities developed when he featured in the mystery thriller called Zodiac, and also the satirical action comedy called Tropic Thunder. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the latter. He played the title character in the film Chaplin, which won him the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Downey later joined the cast of the TV series called ‘Ally McBeal’ performing Calista Flockhart’s love interest, which earned him a Golden Globe Award.
Now, let us have a quick look into the top ten highly paid Hollywood actors of the year 2016-17
1. Robert Downey Jr. $75 Million
2. Channing Tatum $60 Million
3. Hugh Jackman $55 Million
4. Dwayne Johnson $52 Million
5. Mark Wahlberg $52 Million
6. Bradley Cooper $46 Million
7. Leonardo Dicaprio $39 Million
8. Chris Hemsworth $37 Million
9. Adam Sandler $37 Million
10. Liam Neeson $36 Million
There are lots of people who are movie buffs and show a keen interest in articles on movies too. This article is for all those people who loves to know more about the film industry.Years back, the actors were hired at a fixed salary. However, the things have changed now since the artists receive a tremendous amount of movie profit. All the above mentioned actors have earned money due to their skills, talents and absolute hard work.