Vin Diesel, 50, has been named Forbes top-grossing actor of 2017 after his movies amassed an eye-popping, combined $1.6 billion in global ticketing receipts.
The movies he starred in, The Fate of the Furious (grossed $1.2B), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($863.7M), and xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($346.1M).
Vin Diesel, whose real name is Mark Sinclair, beat his Fast and Furious co-star, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, who landed in second place with $1.5 billion but still technically earns more than him.
The top 10 earners listed below:
1. Vin Diesel ($1.6 billion)
2. Dwayne Johnson ($1.5 billion)
3. Gal Gadot ($1.4 billion)
4. Emma Watson ($1.3 billion)
5. Johnny Depp ($1.1 billion)
6. Daisy Ridley ($1.08 billion)
7. Tom Holland ($888 million)
8. Chris Pratt ($864 million)
9. Chris Hemsworth ($845 million)
10. John Boyega ($815 million)
Source: Linda Ikeji’s blog