It may come to a surprise but even with the release of the biggest box office hits, the U.S. box office revenue results still aren’t growing like they once did. With new challenges comes to growth of new markets and there has been an increasing growth of box office revenues in China, which is causing a lot of artists to become more versatile and to cross borders. In light of this still incredibly lucrative and massive industry, here’s the list for The World’s Highest-Paid Actors 2015.
1. Robert Downey Jr. ($80 Million)
Starring in leading roles like in the Avengers: Age of Ultra, Captain America: Civil war, it comes with no surprise that the charismatic Robert Downey Jr. pulled in so much money. For his roles in Captain America, Robert was said to have made a whopping $40 million, and holds the record, for the third year in a row, as the highest annual paid actor ever. A huge portion of his $80 million salary comes from the box office success of Avengers which grossed $1.4 billion at the box office. Robert Downey Jr. is truly a businessman when it comes to his movie roles as he has leveraged his relationship with Disney and his Iron Man character, to give him more favorable deals than any other actor.