World’s top ten highest paid actress 2017
Here is the list of world’s highest paid actresses 2017 by Forbes:
Emma Stone – 1
Highest paid actress-Emma Stone is the highest paid actress this year with $26 million. The Hollywood star at the age of 28 banked her largest ever annual take-home and is the biggest dollar and percent gainer. This Oscar winner’s earning from highly successful musical film La La Land comprises the bulk of her payday.
Jennifer Aniston – 2
Former ‘Friends’ star Jennifer Aniston with $25.5 million grabs the second position this year on the list of highest-paid actresses. She continues to bank millions thanks to regular roles in movies such as ‘The Yellow Birds’ but, makes most of her cash through endorsements. She added Emirates airlines advertisements to her Smartwater, Aveeno and Living Proof shills.
Jennifer Lawrence – 3
Jennifer Lawrence was at the top on the ranking from the past two consecutive years. This year she stood at third position with a pay of $24 million. Even without a Hunger Games movie, Lawrence makes the cut from upfront fees for the upcoming Mother! And Red Sparrow, plus a Dior contract.
Melissa McCarthy – 4
Melissa McCarthy is at number 4 amongst highest paid actresses with $18 million. She earned 8 figure upfront fees to star in Ghostbusters remake. Off-screen, she designs her own all-sizes clothing line. Also, Forbes named McCarthy the third highest-paid actress in 2015. And second highest paid actress in 2016.
Mila Kunis – 5
Kunis, with $15.5 million is here on our list of highest paid actresses this year. Following the success of Bad Moms, Mila Kunis is hot property in Hollywood. Kunis also cashes with advertisements for Gemfields jewellery and Jim Beam whiskey.
Emma Watson – 6
Watson is a newcomer to the highest paid 2017 ranking. She has Beauty and the Beast & the Circle to thank for her appearance on the list. While the latter flop was panned by critics, the former’s $1.26 billion worldwide gross should propel her to further roles. This year her income is $14 million.
Charlize Theron – 7
With $14 million, she comes at 7th place on the list of Highest Paid Actresses. Theron likes to balance her work in smaller films, like 2011’s Young Adult, with bigger-budget fare like in 2012, she played Queen Ravenna in Snow White and the Huntsman and Meredith Vickers in Prometheus, both of which were box office successes. She reprised her role of Queen Ravenna in the 2016 follow-up film The Huntsman: Winter’s War. In 2016, Time Magazine named her in the annual Time 100 most influential people list.
Cate Blanchett – 8
Australian actress returns to the ranking of highest paid actresses in 2017. Thanks to a ‘One For Me, One For Them’ approach, countering Oscar fodder Carol with the forthcoming Marvel flick Thor: Ragnarok. Blanchett last made the highest paid actresses list in 2009. She is paid $12million this year.
Julia Roberts – 9
Julia Roberts is here in our list at 9th spot with an estimated $12 million in earnings. Roberts had become one of the highest paid actresses in the world, topping The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “power list” of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. Her fee for 1990’s Pretty Woman was $300,000; in 2003, she has paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile (2003). As of 2010, Roberts’s net worth is $140 million.
‘Money Monster’ reunion with George Clooney, may not have fared well, but making her one of the most successful actresses in terms of box office receipts. In addition, the forthcoming ‘Wonder’ plus earnings from older movies and a Lancome endorsement comprise much of Roberts’ payday.
Amy Adams – 10
With $11.5 million, Amy is at number ten in the ranking of highest paid actresses this year. Amy a 5 time Oscar nominee returns to the ranking this year as she revives her role as Lois Lane in Warner Bros.’ D.C. comic series. She earns both kudos and cash by balancing awards show and box office hits such as ‘Arrival with more commercial offerings, like the forthcoming Justice League. Adams is the recipient of two Golden Globe Awards and was name one of 100 most influential people by Time magazine in 2014.