2017’s Highest Paid Actor Of The Year Will Surprise You.


Vin Diesel


Vin Diesel, who isn’t really known for his acting chops, just beat out his Fast & The Furious co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for Forbes highest paid actor of 2017. 50-year-old Diesel earned $1.6 billion from the eighth F&F movie as well as  xXx: The Return of Xander Cage .


Vin Diesel and The Rock


Johnson probably only came in second with $1.5 billion in earnings because of Baywatch’s under performance at the box office. Here’s the rest of the list of 2017’s top earning actors.

10. John Boyega -$815 million for his role in the Star Wars movies.

9. Chris Hemsworth- $845 million for the third Thor movie

8. Chris Pratt- $864 million for the second Guardians of the Galaxy

7. Tom Holland- debut as Spiderman earned him$ 888 million

6. Daisy Ridley- Star Wars strikes again on the list earning this actress $1.08 billion

5. Johnny Depp- $1.1 billion earned for Pirates of the Caribean and Murder on the Orient Express

4. Emma Watson- Beauty and The Beast brought this young star $1.3 million

3. Gal Gadot- The star of Wonder Woman earned $1.4 billion