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The Highest Paid Actor in Hollywood Reborn: Robert Downey JR

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Posted: April 23, 2014 at 7:25 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Robert_DowneyNowadays, it seems like there are fewer things more elite than checking into a fancy rehab facility in Malibu. Those of us not living The Elite Life have a better chance of getting lost in the justice system shuffle. We must rely on public funded rehab clinics and often face harsher court rulings.

Sadly, elite benefits don’t stop substance abuse from claiming the lives of some of the most beloved artists. After all, addiction doesn’t see a paycheck. If anything, more money means more access to these substances.

Robert Downey Jr. is a talent of the highest order; he’s hilarious and hasn’t lost his spunk. It’s truly a relief that he managed to crawl his way back to the top and stay there. He’s not just clean. Robert Downey JR is the highest paid actor of 2014, earning $75 million dollars to play the fan-favorite super hero Iron Man.

Here is the shocking and inspiring timeline of the highest paid actor’s fight to the top.RD

Robert Downey Jr. is not only the highest paid actor in Hollywood, but he also has quite the crazy rap sheet. Check out the story of RDJ's failures and ultimate rise back to the top here.