Top 10 Highest Paid Actors

Robert Downey Jr. is a no-brainer, but Channing Tatum is in 2nd at Forbes

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 16, 2013 7:22 PM CDT

(Newser) – Even a casual Hollywood observer might have predicted that Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. would land atop Forbes' new top10 list of the highest-paid actors. But who would have bet on Channing Tatum, thanks to Magic Mike, the film he and Steven Soderbergh financed? It cost $7 million and has pulled in $167 million globally, notes EOnline. The first five, based on earnings from June 2012 to June 2013:

  1. Robert Downey Jr., $75 million (The Avengers)
  2. Channing Tatum, $60 million (Magic Mike)
  3. Hugh Jackman, $55 million (Les Miserables)
  4. Mark Wahlberg, $52 million (Ted)
  5. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, $46 million (Fast & Furious 6, GI Joe: Retaliation
Head to Forbes for the full list, with some familiar names like Leo, Cruise, and Denzel helping round out the top 10.

No. 1: Robert Downey Jr., $75 million between June 2012 and June 2013.
No. 1: Robert Downey Jr., $75 million between June 2012 and June 2013.   (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, file)
No. 2: Channing Tatum, $60 million
No. 2: Channing Tatum, $60 million   (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
No. 3: Hugh Jackman, $55 million
No. 3: Hugh Jackman, $55 million   (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
No. 4: Mark Wahlberg, $52 million
No. 4: Mark Wahlberg, $52 million   (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
No. 5: Dwane 'The Rock Johnson, $46 million
No. 5: Dwane 'The Rock Johnson, $46 million   (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP)
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