Robert Downey Jr. tops Forbes' newest list of highest-paid actors, beating out Hugh Jackman and other popular actors in Hollywood. Downey has made a comeback in recent years with his successful Iron Man films as well as the new Avengers series.

To compile the list, Forbes talked to agents, producers and managers in Hollywood to estimate earnings for each celebrity between June 2012 and June 2013. Forbes did not deduct for taxes, agent fees or any other costs of being a star.

See how much Downey made in a year, and check out the other highest-paid actors in the slide show.

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