Forbes highest-paid actors are Robert Downey Jr., Jackie Chan, and Vin Diesel
It certainly doesn’t hurt to be the man behind the Iron Man mask, as Robert Downey Jr. has been named the world’s highest-paid actor for the third year in a row.
Forbes released its annual list, which has seen Downey claim the top spot in 2013, 2014, and now 2015. His $80 million year comes in $30 million above the second-highest paid actor, Jackie Chan. Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and Adam Sandler round out the top five.
Downey Jr. is joined by fellow Avengers Chris Hemsworth (No. 15, $27 million) and Chris Evans (No. 32, 13.5 million) on the list, while Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World star Chris Pratt appears on the list at No. 33 with $13 million.
Forbes changed how it put together the list this year, allowing many more international stars to be considered. In the past, Forbes always considered foreign stars who appeared in U.S. films, but not stars who only appeared in internationally released ones. But by looking at those actors as well, Forbes‘ list is a much more diverse group, including three international stars in the top 10.
There are also 12 newcomers to the list, and the total 34 actors made a cumulative haul of $941 million before taxes between June 1, 2014 and June 1, 2015. Head to Forbes to see the entire list.