The Highest Grossing Actor Of 2017 Might Surprise You

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Forbes released their list of top-grossing actors of 2017 earlier this week, and the man who sits on top might surprise a bunch of movie fans out there.

Vin Diesel holds the top spot on the list with $1.6 billion in earnings from global ticketing, thanks to the wildly successful “Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment in the “Fast and the Furious” franchise.

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While Diesel taking the top spot comes as a shock, it should be no surprise that his co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is just behind him at No. 2 on the list after pulling in $1.5 billion over the past year. Gal Gadot earned the No. 3 spot with $1.4 billion thanks to her blockbuster hit “Wonder Woman” and Emma Watson trailed just behind her earning $1.3 billion on the year.

Fans might also be surprised to see that Johnny Depp sits at the No. 5 spot on the list. Depp has been wrapped up in a high-stakes legal battle with his former financial advisors for much of the year after suing them for his own financial ruin. The $1.1 billion he made will likely help him get his finances back on track — that is if he doesn’t blow it by getting back into his outrageous spending habits that made him go broke in the first place. (RELATED: How In The Hell Did Johnny Depp Blow Through $650 Million?)

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Daisy Ridley and John Boyega of “Star Wars” also made the prestigious list, as did Tom Holland, Chris Pratt and Chris Hemsworth.