Robert Downey, Jr. Tops Forbes' List of Highest Paid Actors

Posted Tuesday July 16, 2013 11:10 PM GMT

Raking in the cash as Iron Man, Robert Downey, Jr. flew to the top of this year's Forbes' list of Highest Paid Actors.

Between June 2012 and June 2013, the 48-year-old actor earned an estimated $75 million thanks to the $50 million paycheck from "The Avengers."

Nipping at his heels is "Magic Mike" star Channing Tatum, who grabbed about $60 million with another super hero star, Hugh Jackman coming in at #3.

Starring as Wolverine in "X-Men" films and his upcoming offshoot, "The Wolverine," the 44-year-old Academy Award nominee nabbed $55 million this year.

Rounding out the top five are Mark Wahlberg with $52 million from the hit "Ted" and Dwayne Johnsonwith $46 million from various action flicks.

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