As of 2015, the male actors earning the highest pay are Robert Downey Jr., Channing Tatum, Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson. Downey, who has appeared in the "Iron Man" series and "The Avengers," commands the largest salary, at $75 million annually.
As of 2015, Tatum, who acted in "Magic Mike" and "Magic Mike XXL" is the next-highest earner, at $60 million per year. Jackman, who is known for his roles in "Les Miserables" and the "X-Men" series, is the third most highly paid, at $55 million annually. Wahlberg, from "Ted" and "No Pain - No Gain" pulls in a respectable $52 million a year, tied with Johnson, whose high-profile roles include the "Fast & Furious" series and "G.I. Joe."