Lawrence, Downey Are Highest Paid Actors

Forbes has posted their annual list of the highest paid actors and actresses around the world with Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Lawrence topping their respective lists – not a surprise considering their track records.

The surprises are the non-Americans – Bingbing Fan, Jackie Chan, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar – who’ve made it quite high on the list thanks to a combination of not just films but endorsements and other forms of income which helped push their salaries past the likes of names like Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp. The lists are as follows:

Highest Paid Actresses:
1. Jennifer Lawrence: $52 million
2. Scarlett Johansson: $35.5 million
3. Melissa McCarthy: $23 million
4. Bingbing Fan: $21 million
5. Jennifer Aniston: $16.5 million
6. Julia Roberts: $16 million
7. Angelina Jolie: $15 million
8. Reese Witherspoon: $15 million
9. Anne Hathaway: $12 million
10. Kristen Stewart: $12 million
11. Cameron Diaz: $11 million
12. Gwyneth Paltrow: $9 million
13. Meryl Streep: $8 million
14. Amanda Seyfried: $8 million
15. Sandra Bullock: $8 million

Highest Paid Actors:
1. Robert Downey Jr.: $80 million
2. Jackie Chan: $50 million
3. Vin Diesel: $47 million
4. Bradley Cooper: $41.5 million
5. Adam Sandler: $41 million
6. Tom Cruise: $40 million
7. Amitabh Bachchan: $33.5 million
8. Salman Khan: $33.5 million
9. Akshay Kumar: $32.5 million
10. Mark Wahlberg: $32 million
11. Dwayne Johnson $31.5 million
12. Johnny Depp: $30 million
13. Leonardo DiCaprio: $29 million
14. Channing Tatum: $29 million
15. Chris Hemsworth: $27 million

Source: Forbes