The Marvel Cinematic Universe has released more than fifty movies so far, and all of them were the biggest hits at the box office. Along with the great movies, MCU has also given amazing superhero characters and movie stars. Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, and Scarlet Johansson are now not just a superhero, they have become Hollywood icons today. Considering the success, fans must wonder whose paycheck has the biggest digits.
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. is the most acclaimed actor in the Marvel Universe. The actor is the face of the cinematic universe as he helped to launch the MCU with Iron Man. Downey Jr. excellent performance made him a fan’s favourite and also the highest-paid MCU actor. Downey Jr. received $20 million for his role in vengers: Endgame. Moreover, after the massive success of the movie, he received a $75 million payday, as per Forbes.
Scarlet Johansson, the most gorgeous actress in MCU, is one whose character, Natasha Romanoff, was introduced for the first time in Iron Man 2. Since then, the actress has appeared in several MCU movies with her character’s sole movie debuting on Disney+ in 2021. Scarlet Johansson’s Black Widow was the most controversial film of the year with the actress receiving $20 million for her role.
Fan’s other favourite actor, Chris Hemsworth, is the third highest-paid MCU actor. Chris Hemsworth starred as Thor in its four instalments and other MCU films. The actor not only has given an excellent performance, but he also re-shaped his character. Thor: Love and Thunder was released on 7 July 2022 and recently crossed $600 Million at the global box office. However, Hemsworth was paid $20 million for his role.
Chris Evans touches millions of hearts of his fans with his acting as Captain America. The actor first appeared in Captain America: The First Avenger in 2011. He has appeared in many marvel movies proving himself an irresistible heartthrob every time. However, his run as Captain America has seemingly come to an end with Avengers: Endgame, the farewell earned Evans $15 million.
Mark Ruffalo entered the Marvel universe as a replacement of Bruce Banner as Hulk in The Avengers. However, he proved to be the right choice he gave an exceptional performance. However, Ruffalo didn’t have any Hulk solo movies but he has enjoyed being in Avengers. The actor has received $15 million for starring as Hulk in Avengers: Endgame.
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