Forbes magazine recently published its annual list of the highest paid actors in the world. As the global film industry continues to evolve at an exponential rate, cross-border collaborations are increasing too. So don’t be surprised by some of the international artists on the list.
Scroll down to see who rules the world…
- Robert Downey Jr.
For the third year in-a-row, Hollywood supremo Robert Downey Jr. comes in at No. 1.How: Avengers: Age of Ultron which was played in 40 countries around the world earned Downey a smashing $80 million.
- Jackie Chan
The most humble of them all, Rush Hour’s Jackie Chan comes-in at second place with total earnings to the tune of $50 million.How: His latest flick ‘Dragon Blade’ grossed more than $120 million in China alone.
- Vin Diesel
Guardian Groot Vin Diesel earned a hefty $47 million securing him a spot in the Top Three.How: Fast 7 grossed $1.5 billion Worldwide with 77% of the earnings from beyond the borders of USA.
- Bradley Cooper
The handsome and hungover Bradley Cooper made a staggering $41.5 million this year.How: He both, produced and starred-in Warner Bro’s American Sniper, a (sh*t) film that went on to be nominated for six Oscars.
- Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler may not be everyones cup of tea but apparently, he’s making so much money he doesn’t give a damn! The Big Daddy actor pocketed $41 million in 2015 alone.How: Sandler signed four films exclusively with Netflix this year, in an attempt to fill the appetite of at-home audiences.