Vin Diesel is Among the 3 Highest-Paid Actors in the World

As it turns out, returning to the Fast & Furious franchise was a good career move for actor Vin Diesel.
The 48-year-old action star came in third on the Forbes list of the world's highest-paid actors of 2015, having earned a cool $47 million for his performance in Furious 7.
The pricy paycheck seems to have been a good investment for Universal. Furious 7 is currently the fifth highest-grossing movie of all time, with a worldwide take of $1.51 billion.
Just above Diesel is martial arts superstar Jackie Chan, who earned $50 million, and in the top spot is Robert Downey Jr., who earned a staggering $80 million for his work on the film The Judge. Just kidding, obviously it was for suiting up as Iron Man yet again in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
For the first time this year, Forbes took into account leading men across the globe -- instead of just focusing on Hollywood -- for a truly comprehensive look at the actors who are earning the biggest paychecks. Because of this, several Bollywood stars made their way onto the list for the first time.
When Diesel isn't busy driving cars out of skyscrapers into other skyscrapers or voicing awesome tree aliens, he's spending his days playing Dungeons & Dragons. The badass action star recently celebrated his b-day with a gorgeous D&D themed cake. Check out the video below for a look at the epic confection.