Iron Man and Avengers star Robert Downey Jr has topped Forbes magazine's highest-paid actor salary list for the third time after Avengers: Age of Ultron took more than $1 billion at the global box office

50-year-old Downey Jr earned $80m (€73.4m) thanks to the billion dollar blockbuster,

For the first time, the new list includes actors who are from outside the mighty US film industry and sees Jackie Chan at number two with $50m, and British star Daniel Craig at number 15 jointly with Australian actor Chris Hemsworth having earned $27m each.

Forbes described it as "the first truly global earnings tally of leading men", adding that the 34 stars on the full list "earned a combined $941m (£603m) before taxes and fees between June 2014 and June 2015".

The full list of Forbes' world's highest-paid actors 2015:

1. Robert Downey Jr - $80m

2. Jackie Chan - $50m

3. Vin Diesel - $47m

4. Bradley Cooper - $41.5m

5. Adam Sandler - $41m

6. Tom Cruise - $40m

7. Amitabh Bachchan - $33.5m

8. Salman Khan - $33.5m

9. Akshay Kumar - $32.5m

10. Mark Wahlberg - $32m