Robert Downey Jr has been named the most astounding paid Hollywood performing artist for the second year running, winning $75 million (£44m) in the previous year.

The 49-year-old has topped the Forbes rundown of top procuring on-screen characters because of his featuring part in Iron Man 3, which earned just about $1.2 billion at the worldwide film industry.

Forbes said his key part in the Marvel blockbusters were essential to the establishment, including “it would be inconceivably troublesome for Marvel to keep on maing Iron Man and Avengers movies without him”.

Dwayne Johnson, referred to a lot of people as ‘The Rock’, was named the second most astounding paid on-screen character in Hollywood, gaining an expected $52 million (£30m) in the previous year primarily on account of his work in the Fast and Furious establishment.

Robert Downey Jr. Tops Forbes' List Of Top Earning Actors

Bradley Cooper came third in the Forbes list, and is evaluated to have earned $46 million (£27m) a year ago from a mixture of blockbuster and recompense winning movies incorporating featuring parts in The Hangover establishment and the Bafta-winning American Hustle.

Leonardo Dicaprio finished the main five with evaluated income of $39 million (£23m) after The Great Gatsby and The Wolf of Wall Street performed better than anticipated, acquiring a consolidated $743 million at the worldwide film industry.

Forbes said: “Dicaprio is the uncommon performing artist who can gain $15 million and up for the sort of pornos that studios don’t regularly make any longer.”

Forbes arranged the rankings and evaluated by conversing with directors, makers and executors. The income are measured from June 2013 until June 2014.

Hollywood’s Highest Paid Actors in 2014

1 Robert Downey Jr – $75 million

2 Dwayne Johnson – $52 million

3 Bradley Cooper  – $46 million

4 Leonardo Dicaprio – $39 million

5 Chris Hemsworth – $37 million

6 Liam Neeson – $36 million

7 Ben Affleck – $35 million

8 Christian Bale – $35 million

9 Will Smith – $32 million

10 Mark Wahlberg – $32 million