What did Robert Downey Jr. make for his appearance in Avengers: Endgame in terms of his net worth and salary? From his role as Iron Man in the MCU, RDJ has raked in hundreds of millions of dollars over the years. This enduring legacy began with Downey’s iconic performance as Tony Stark in the 2008 film Iron Man, and he has continued to play a pivotal part in each sequel. Together with Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Hemsworth, and Mark Ruffalo, he formed the core cast of the superhero team known as the Avengers. Both “Captain America: Civil War” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming” included significant cameos by Downey. His character’s history and decisions drive the overarching plotline of these movies, from the murder of his parents and the development of Ultron to the ultimate defeat of Thanos. The impact of Iron Man’s dheroism on the MCU is still being felt to this day.
Downey’s salary for each Marvel picture has increased over time. Even though it has never been confirmed how much he was paid for his involvement in the first Marvel Cinematic Universe picture (Iron Man), the believed amount is $500,000. According to reports, Downey Jr. asked for $10 million in negotiations for Iron Man 2, but demanded $50 million by the time production wrapped on The Avengers. The number is even more astounding with Iron Man 3’s improvements. His reported salary for Avengers: Age of Ultron is $80 million, with Captain America: Civil War earning just under $64 million for his brief cameo. Even though Downey’s role in Spider-Man: Homecoming was minor, he still made $10 million. Finally, his profits for Avengers: Infinity War will be at least $75 million. These meteoric rises are symbolic of Robert Downey Jr.’s transformation into Iron Man, the iconic superhero who sparked the most successful superhero film series in history.
Following the conclusion of Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 3, how much is Robert Downey Jr. worth? Forbes estimates that Downey earned $75 million for his work on Avengers: Endgame, of which $55 million came directly from the film and the other $8 million came from back-end profits. When compared to Downey’s initial half a million from Iron Man, his rising salary is a clear indication of how important his character has become to the MCU.