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The List of Forbes 10 Highest Paid Actors Actually Had Some Turnover This Year

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | July 17, 2013 |

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | July 17, 2013 |

We’re accustomed to seeing essentially the same faces in Forbes annual list of the highest paid actors (male edition) and, for the most part, that’s what this year’s list is. But, there is a new number one in Robert Downey, Jr., and number two skyrocketed out of nowhere and into the position this year, thanks to a few big hits and to being one of the year’s most prolific actors. The list (with blurbs) is here, but below is the here’s the basics:

1. Robert Downey, Jr.: $75 million

2. Charming Potato: $60 million

3. Hugh Jackman: $55 million

4. Mark Wahlberg: $52 million

5. Dwayne Johnson: $46 million

6. Leonardo DiCaprio: $39 million

7. Adam Sandler: $37 million

8. Tom Cruise: $35 million

9. Denzel Washington: $33 million

10. Liam Neeson: $32 million

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