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The Top 10 Highest Paid Actors of 2013 

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List of the Highest Paid Actors of 2013 ranked by income generated. 2013 was a very profitable year for movies. Franchise films like “Iron Man 3,” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Fast & Furious 6” brought in a combined total of over a billion box office dollars. One of the primary reasons that these movies are so successful is the great actors that take on unforgettable roles.

Who is the highest paid actor of 2013? Robert Downey Jr. tops our list. The “Less Than Zero” star made $75 million in 2013. He starred in "Iron Man 3," which made $1,215,439,994 worldwide. He will be reprising his role as Iron Man Tony Stark in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” which will be released in 2015.

Mark Wahlberg also had a great 2013. The “Boogie Nights” actor made $52 million this past year. He starred in four movies: "Broken City" ($19,701,164 worldwide), "Pain & Gain" ($86,175,291 worldwide), "2 Guns" ($131,940,411 worldwide) and "Lone Survivor," which hit theaters at the end of the year. He also serves as Executive Producer of the HBO drama "Boardwalk Empire."

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Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 10 Highest Paid Actors of 2013
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Robert Downey Jr. made $75 million in 2013.  He starred in "Iron Man 3" which made $1,215,439,994 worldwide.

Age: 50

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Channing Tatum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 10 Highest Paid Actors of 2013
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Channing Tatum made $60 million in 2013.  He financed his movie 2012 "Magic Mike," along with director Steven Soderbergh, and the film went on to make $167,221,571 worldwide. In 2013, he also starred in "White House Down" and "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and appeared in "This is the End" and "Side Effects."

Age: 38

Birthplace: Cullman, Alabama, United States of America

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Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 10 Highest Paid Actors of 2013
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Hugh Jackman made $55 million in 2013.  He starred in "The Wolverine" which made $414,828,246 worldwide. He also appeared in "Prisoners" and "Movie 43."

Age: 50

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

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Mark Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 10 Highest Paid Actors of 2013
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Mark Wahlberg made $52 million in 2013.  He starred in four movies "Broken City" ($19,701,164 worldwide), "Pain & Gain" ($86,175,291 worldwide), "2 Guns" ($131,940,411 worldwide) and "Lone Survivor" which hits theaters at the end of the year. He also serves as Executive Producer of the HBO drama "Boardwalk Empire."

Age: 44

Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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