Hollywood is a world of great opportunities. Unlike many other film industries of the world, Hollywood provides very promising opportunities to the junior actors as well to make their names and do not cause any hindrances in their way to progress and development. Due to very this encouraging environment of Hollywood, many young actors of the industries are being highly paid owing to their great talents and skills acquisition. This world of entertainment provides great entertainment to the people across the globe, and at the same time it serves as a great source to earn huge moneys. The actors of Hollywood find themselves in constant competition with each other as the better they perform, the better they will be paid. This article is an attempt to inform the readers about the earnings of these actors. Following is the list of top 10 highest paid Hollywood actors of 2013.
Robert Downey Jr: The Avengers was the third highest-grossing movie of all time and no star benefited more that than Robert Downey Jr. Tony Stark might not have been the leader of the group (that honor belongs to Captain America) but Downey was the only indispensable actor which meant he was able to demand the most money. As long as he's willing to keep putting on the Iron Man suit, Downey will remain one of Hollywood's highest-paid actors.
Earnings - $75 Million
Channing Tatum: Tatum gets a lot of attention for his looks but this year the actor proved that he's also one of the Hollywood's smartest businessman. Tatum and director Steven Soderbergh self-financed the movie Magic Mike, based partially on Tatum's past as a male stripper. So when the $7 million film hit it big at the box office, they each took home millions. Now Tatum is growing Mike into a franchise complete with a Broadway show, a proposed bar in New Orleans and a sequel in the works.
Earnings - $60 Million
Hugh Jackman: Singing, dancing, acting, getting ripped to kick some bad guy's butt, it's all in a day's work for Jackman. He is as versatile as they come as he follows up his turn in the musical "Les Miserables" with action film "The Wolverine," which earned $55 million over its opening weekend. Jackman is also a budding entrepreneur. His Laughing Man coffee and tea company donates all profits to charity.
Earnings - $55 Million
Mark Wahlberg: In addition to delivering "Ted," the surprise hit of 2012. The comedy, about a teddy bear who comes to life and grows up, earned $550 million on a budget of $50 million and helped land stars Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane. Wahlberg has also gotten more involved behind the scenes, serving as a producer on a number of movies headed to theaters. Wahlberg has been comfortable doing comedy as drama with films like The Fighter and he's been nominated for two Oscars along the way. But now he's stepping into his first blockbuster. He'll star opposite a bunch of car robots in the next installment of Transformers which hits theaters summer 2014.
Earnings - $52 Million
Dwayne Johnson: Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as The Rock in the field of wrestling, has greatly improved himself in the recent years. While 2012 was a slow year for this star, 2013 been huge for Jhonson, with "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," "Pain & Gain" and "Fast & Furious 6" already out in theaters. Fast & Furious 6 grossed more than $500 million in less than two weeks. Now the Rock is moving into TV production with The Hero, a reality show where he challenges ordinary people to act like real heroes.
Earnings - $46 Million
Leonardo DiCaprio: He is one of the best known celebrities of Hollywood. The best movie of his career, Titanic, proved to be a great source of success for him. DiCaprio took a supporting role in the Oscar winning "Django Unchained." But he's gotten right back to front-and-center with this summer's "Great Gatsby" and the upcoming "The Wolf of Wall Street." DiCaprio's biggest hit is still the 1997 film Titanic which is the second-highest grossing film of all time.
Earnings - $39 Million
Adam Sandler: Maybe Sandler should do more animated films. The funnyman's live action flicks, like That's My Boy and Jack and Jill, have struggled at the box office. But the voice work he did in Hotel Transylvania turned out to be Sandler's biggest hit to date grossing $347 million on an $85 million budget. This summer's "Grown Ups2" hasn't approached the success of the 2010 original either.
Earnings - $37 Million
Tom Cruise: Tom Cruise's extra ordinary performances in the series of Mission Impossible helped him earn great popularity. "Rock of Ages" was a dud, but with "Jack Reacher" Cruise proved he can still deliver - at least overseas, where it made most of its money. With foreign box office more important than ever, Cruise is still one of Hollywood's biggest stars.
Earnings - $35 Million
Denzel Washington: Washington's "Safe House" & "Flight" both of these films were certifiable hits in 2012. Washington was nominated for his sixth Oscar this year performing in Flight as a hero airline pilot battling addiction issues.
Earnings - $33 Million
Liam Neeson: Neeson's busy 2012 was combination of hits and misses, with "Dark Knight Rises," in which he had a minor role, greatly outperforming the others. He's quietly build one of the best careers in Hollywood thanks to low cost, high return films like Taken and The Grey.
Earnings - $32 Million
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