The World's Highest Paid Actresses Have Been Revealed

24 August 2016, 11:31

Jennifer Lawrence in London

The ladies on this list have a combined earning of $205 million in the last year.

Forbes have released their list of the top-paid actresses and their earnings may make your jaw drop!

Topping the table again this year is 26-year-old Jennifer Lawrence, star of The Hunger Games franchise who earned $46 million in the last year, thanks to movies but also lucrative endorsements.

Second on the list is comedienne Melissa McCarthy who starred in the recent 'Ghostbusters' remake, pocketing $33 million. The star also released her own all-sexes clothing line this year.

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy arrives at the 'Ghostbusters' premiere in Hollywood. Picture: Getty 

Other names in there include Scarlett Johansson ($25m), Jennifer Aniston ($21m) and Julia Roberts ($12m).

Combined, the top 10 list earned $205m.

Hold on, while we just rethink our career choices...

The World's Best Paid Actresses:

  1. Jennifer Lawrence – £46m
  2. Melissa McCarthy – $33m
  3. Scarlett Johansson – $25m
  4. Jennifer Aniston – $21m
  5. Fan Bingbing – $17m
  6. Charlize Theron – $16.5m
  7. Amy Adams – $13.5m
  8. Julia Roberts – $12m
  9. Mila Kunis – $11m
  10. Deepika Padukone – $10m

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