Dwayne Johnson named top international box office star of 2015
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was named the top international box office star of 2015 with the movies he was part of bringing in a whooping $1.48 billion, beating other Hollywood A list movie stars such as Vin Diesel, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., and many others. Johnson took the number 1 rank in 2013 thanks to Pain & Gain, GI Joe: Retaliation, and Fast & Furious 6 but in 2015, the Furious 7 and San Andreas movies catapulted him above anyone else. Vin Diesel came in second place with $1.25 billion. Johnson’s Hollywood career started in 2001 when he filmed a small part in the The Mummy Returns, portraying The Scorpion King which eventually branched in its own movie.