The annual ranking, published by Forbes, was surprisingly topped by Fast and the Furious Star Vin Diesel, followed by co-star and Baywatch actor, Dwayne Johnson. Gal Gadot came in at number 3 and was the leading actress on the list with $US1.4 billion ($A2.0 billion) gross.
Gadot was closely followed by Emma Watson, who starred in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, at $US1.3 billion ($A1.8 billion).
1. Vin Diesel $US1.6 billion ($A2.2 billion)
2. Dwayne Johnson $US1.5 billion ($A2.1 billion)
3. Gal Gadot $US1.4 billion ($A2.0 billion)
4. Emma Watson $US1.3 billion ($A1.8 billion)
5. Johnny Depp $US1.1 billion ($A1.5 billion)
6. Daisy Ridley $US1.08 billion ($A1.51 billion)
7. Tom Holland $US888 million ($A1.2 billion)
8. Chris Pratt $US864 million ($A1.2 billion)
9. Chris Hemsworth $US845 million ($A1.2 billion)
10. John Boyega $US815 million ($A1.1 billion)
Forbes calculates the top-grossing actors by adding up 2017 global ticket sales of major films as of December 26.