Hollywood actor, Robert Downey Jr was paid $10 million for the 2017 film, or roughly $1.5 million for each minute that he was seen on the screen in Spider-Man: Homecoming.
The actor went on to become the second highest-grossing Spider-Man film, earning more than $880 million worldwide.
Downey’s appearance as Tony Stark played a pivotal role in firmly establishing Spider-Man in the MCU while developing the strong father-son dynamic between him and Peter Parker. This dynamic continued in a big way in this year’s Avengers: Infinity War, to heartbreaking effect for both characters.
Speaking on filming the movie in a previous interview, Downey Jr said: ‘I genuinely had a blast. I just love Spider-Man so to me being able to participate in reintroducing Spider-Man to a new generation or giving kind of a really back to, that’s why it’s called Homecoming.’
The Iron Man star who is regarded as one of the movie industry’s most in-demand performers, and the first of the Marvel characters to hit the big screen was previously reported he have made $40million for his supporting role in Captain America: Civil War.
The 53-year-old Hollywood actor – who’s best known for his role as Steve Rogers in the ‘Captain America’ franchise – feels his Marvel co-star is irreplaceable as Iron Man.
The ‘Iron Man’ star – who was the first of the Marvel characters to hit the big screen – is one of the movie industry’s most in-demand performers, and it was previously reported he made $40 million for his supporting role in ‘Captain America: Civil War’, which also starred Chris Evans.