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Forbes Top 10 Highest Earning Actresses


Forbes magazine has named “Gravity” actress Sandra Bullock as Hollywood’s richest leading lady. Well, when it comes to high earnings, Oscar-winning “Miss Congeniality” here manages to snag the top spot. 

Bullock knocks Angelina Jolie off her pedestal to become Hollywood’s highest paid actress with estimated earnings of USD51 million (approximately RM163 million) over a period of 12 months. Two Jennifers, Lawrence and Aniston respectively, follow closely behind.

Forbes magazine comes up with its yearly list by estimating earnings from the actresses’ film work, endorsements and residuals and advertising work. Forbes also talked to the actresses’ agents, producers, managers and lawyers, among others.

Without further ado, let us check out the lovely silver screen starlets who round up this year’s Forbes list of Top 10 Highest Earning Actresses:

50-year-old “Miss Congeniality” warning other actresses
to stay off her turf – let’s see if Bullock will defend her crown next year.
23-year-old “Hunger Games” actress Jennifer Lawrence has no problem
accepting No.2 again for the second consecutive year with her earnings of USD34 million.
45-year-old “The Good Girl” Jennifer Anniston (un?)satisfied smile
now that she’s moved up a spot to No.3 with her earnings of USD31 million.
“Iron Man” actress Gwyneth Paltrow, 41 this year, smiling smugly
as she manages to come in at No.4 with an estimated USD19 million.
Angelina Jolie, 39, gives a “Maleficent” stare as she drops
from the top spot to No.5, earning only USD18 million this year.
It’s a tie between Jolie and 41-year-old Cameron Diaz actually,
“The Other Woman” (see what we did there?) earning USD18 million as well.
“Lucy” star, 29-year-old Scarlett Johansson,
doesn’t seem happy to land at No.7 with her USD17 million.
39-year-old Amy Adams on the other hand seems
“Enchanted” as she makes it to No.8 with her USD13 million.
Another tie! Natalie Portman, 33, also earns USD13 million.
The “Black Swan” seems surprised she made it on the list.
Resident pokerface of “Twilight”, 24-year-old Kristen Stewart, attempts a
 smile after falling from third place to No.10 this year with her earnings of USD12 million.

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