Jun 14, 2016 11:21 AM EDT

Vin Diesel Net Worth: ‘Riddick’ And ‘Fast & Furious’ Makes Him One Of The Richest Actors

By Jane Reed

Vin Diesel's net worth is the best example of a continuous income. He sped his way to a fast earning pay cheque every year because of his role in the "Fast and Furious" franchise as Dominic Toretto. This American actor and producer has paved the way to financial success and stardom.

In 2015 alone, Vin Diesel accumulated a net worth of $125 million. His empire is made up of not only the "Fast and Furious" franchise but his brand as well. However, it is significant to note that $47 million has mostly come from "Fast and Furious 7." He is considered to be one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, alongside the rank of Robert Downey Jr, according to the Huffington Post. His role in "Riddick" also earned him the brand and the name of actors in his league. Robert Downey Jr. Is noted to have earned $180 million in net worth because of his role as Iron Man. And it expanded greatly when his character jumped into "The Avengers" series.

At one point, he and the rest of the cast of the Furious franchise has earned so much that they donated a portion to Paul Walker's daughter when he passed away after that fatal car crash. Now, celebrating his success by filming another "Fast and Furious" movie and he's aiming to reach 10.

Compare his income to Tyrese Gibson who only made $750,000 for his appearance in the first Furious film and worked his way up to a cool $5 million. In the end, his estimated net worth amounted to $25 million.

However, he does take a break from time to time. Between his busy schedules, he is also fast and furious when it comes to spending time with his one year old daughter. USA Today has it that her name is Pauline, named after Diesel's co-star Paul Walker.

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