‘Avengers: Endgame’ Box Office Earns Robert Downey Jr. Additional $55 Million Payday

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Box Office Earns Robert Downey Jr. Additional $55 Million Payday
Avengers: Endgame” has earned $2.7 billion at the worldwide box office to become the second highest grossing movie ever released after James Cameron’s “Avatar.” The massive financial gross is a huge victory for Disney and Marvel Studios, but it’s also a humungous win for leading Marvel Cinematic Universe star Robert Downey Jr. A new report from Forbes breaking down Marvel salaries reveals that Downey Jr. has earned a whopping $75 million from “Endgame” alone.

Downey Jr. made an upfront salary of $20 million for reprising his role of Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel blockbuster. The salary makes him the highest-paid actor in “Endgame,” ahead of the $15 million earned by co-stars Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Chris Evans. But Downey Jr.’s huge riches come more from his 8% back-end deal than it does from his starting salary. Forbes reports “Endgame” has made $700 million in profit from its box office run so far,
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