Top Hollywood Earners of 2009
1 Michael Bay Estimated
1. Michael Bay: Estimated 2009 earnings: $125 million, including $75 million: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (back-end profit participation for directing and producing, based on worldwide box-office gross of $835 million), $28 million from share of estimated $280 million in DVD revenue, and $12.5 million from share of toy and other licensing royalties. Wow, nice pay day Mike!