Robert Downey Jr. Among Top 10 Highest Earning Celebrities In 2015

Make it rain! Robert Downey Jr. cracked the top 10 of Forbes’ annual Celebrity 100 list of the world’s highest-earning entertainers once again.

For the third year in a row, Robert Downey Jr. tops the list as the highest earning actor with "a career-high $80 million payday." That's due in large part to playing Iron Man/Tony Stark in Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron. In 2013 and 2014, Robert Downey Jr. topped all actors with $75 million in each year.

Among all entertainers, Downey Jr. ranks eighth, tied with Taylor Swift, "whose best-selling album 1989 moved 3.7 million units in 2014." Shake it off, Iron Man! You'll just have to be content with a T-Swizzle draw.

1. Floyd Mayweather: $300 million
2. Manny Pacquiao: $160 million
3. Katy Perry: $135 million
4. One Direction: $130 million
5. Howard Stern: $95 million
6. Garth Brooks: $90 million
7. James Patterson: $89 million
8. Robert Downey Jr.: $80 million
9. Taylor Swift: $80 million
10. Cristiano Ronaldo: $79.5 million


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