Hollywood had a fulfilling year in terms of box office gross and for the third straight year, the US/Canada gross has managed to cross the 11 Billion USD barrier. A number of films went on to become box-office juggernauts and some of the stars were a part of multiple films that raked in moolah at the box-office.
Hollywood has a worldwide reach and audiences all over the world await eagerly for big budgeted Hollywood blockbusters that include superheroes franchises, sci-fi, horror and action-comedy films. Also, Horror is one of the high earning genres where investment is very less and the returns are very high and this year’s IT and Get Out became some of the most profitable films of 2017.
The films are headlined by superstars who have a huge following all over the world. Here are the 10 highest grossing Hollywood actors of 2017 according to Forbes:
John Boyega: The actor starred in The Last Jedi and is at 10th position with his films earning 815 million USD worldwide.
Chris Hemsworth: He starred in Thor: Ragnarok and earned 845 million USD worldwide.
Chris Pratt: He featured in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. II and his films earned 864 million USD worldwide.
Tom Holland: He starred in Spiderman: Homecoming and his films earned 888 million USD worldwide.
Daisy Ridley: She appeared in The Force Awakens and Murder on the Orient Express and her films earned a combined total of 1.08 billion USD worldwide.
Johnny Depp: The actor appeared in Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales and Murder on the Orient Express and his films earned 1.1 billion USD.
Emma Watson: She appeared in Beauty and the Beast and The Circle and it earned 1.3 billion worldwide.
Gal Gadot: She starred in Wonder Woman and Justice League and both films earned 1.4 billion USD worldwide.
Dwayne Johnson: He appeared in multiple box-office successes such as The Fate of the Furious and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and they all earned 1.5 billion USD at the box-office.
Vin Diesel: He starred in worldwide successes such as XXX: The Return of Xander Cage, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol II and The Fate of the Furious and his films earned 1.6 billion USD worldwide. He gets the first rank.