Lets have a look at the below list of Top 10 Highest Paid Actresses in The World in 2016 and 2017. We all know how enthralling Hollywood is! This sparkling industry runs exclusively on the adroitness of the debonair actors and scintillating damsels. It is always interesting to know about the successful and highest paid actresses who not only rule the hearts of people across the world with their acting skills and beauty, but also get paid handsomely for entertaining us.
Here is a list of top 10 scintillating highest paid actresses in 2016-2017.
(10) Anne Hathaway (Wealth earned: $ 12 million)
33-year-old American actress, Anne Hathaway is a global megastar known for her outstanding acting ability. She bagged an Oscar for her role in ‘Les Miserable’ in 2013. ‘The Princess Diaries’ girl, Hathaway also starred in huge Hollywood blockbusters such as ‘The Dark Knight rises’, ‘The Devil wears Prada’, ‘Valentine’s Day’ and ‘Interstellar’. Winner of several awards, Hathaway is dedicated to her charity work and humanitarian activities. No doubt, she is one of the popular and highest paid actresses in the industry of Hollywood.
(9) Kristen Stewart (Wealth earned: $12 million)
Kristen Stewart is a beautiful American artist who became a worldwide superstar for her portrayal Isabella Swan in the ‘The Twilight Saga’ series. She is younger and one of the highest paid star in Hollywood and of late starred in the movie ‘American Ultra’. She is also one of the most expensive Hollywood actresses. Stewart’s beauty and acting skills in hit movies like ‘Still Alice’ ‘Camp X-Ray’ has got her huge accolades. She is the new face of Chanel. In 2015, she won the Caesar award.
(8) Angelina Jolie (Wealth earned: $ 15 million)
Angelina Jolie is one of the most attractive and talented and one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood. She is stunning and it is due to her amiable and striking appearance that she is dominating the spectators of Hollywood for over a decade. This evergreen beauty of Tinsel town has won various Oscar and Film Fare awards. Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who has starred in blockbuster movie such as, ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’, ‘A Mighty Heart’ and ‘Girl, Interrupted’. Whether onscreen or off-screen, Jolie has maintained her dignity through her acting abilities and caring attitude. She is highly recognized for her humanitarian activities worldwide. Because of her hard work and talent, she became one of the highest-earning and most beautiful actresses in the world.
(7) Reese Witherspoon (Wealth earned: $ 15 million)
Very beautiful and hot Reese Witherspoon is an American actress and is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood. Reese started acting at a very young age; her first breakthrough role came with ‘Legally Blonde’ in 2001. Reese has won various Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA awards. Her Oscar nomination for the movie ’Wild Once’ got her huge accolades. She is successful both as an actress and a producer. Her production ‘Gone Girl’, a thriller, has gained huge attention from audiences worldwide.
(6) Julia Roberts (Wealth earned: $16 million)
Julia Fiona Roberts is regarded as a magnificent gem in Hollywood. She is one of the most promising actresses and one of the highest-earning actresses in Hollywood. Julia remains to be everyone’s sweetheart and gained stardom after starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman. Julia has also starred in several box-office hits such as, Notting Hill’, ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’, ‘Mystic Pizza’, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ and ‘Mirror Mirror’. She has received three Golden Globe awards and also won an Oscar for her role in ‘Erin Brockovich’. She remained to be the popular and highest-earning actress in the world all over 1990s and first half of the 2000s. The popular People Magazine named her as one of the most beautiful people in the world for eleven times.
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(5) Jennifer Aniston (Wealth earned: $ 16.5 million)
Jennifer Aniston remains to be one of the most favorite and famous highest-paid actresses in the Hollywood industry. She is a hottest Hollywood actress and a successful American producer as well. She gained popularity for the highly successful TV sitcom ‘Friends’ as Rachel, which earned her not only a Primetime Emmy Award, but also the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award. She also starred in movies like Horrible Bosses 2 and Cake which has benefited her in landing in the top five positions.
(4) Fan Bingbing (Wealth earned: $ 21 million)
Fan Bingbing, a Chinese starlet, is the only actress on the top 10 list, who is out of U.S. She gained popularity worldwide for her concise role in the movie ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. Bingbing is a Chinese megastar and one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
(3) Melissa McCarthy (Wealth earned: $23 million)
Melissa McCarthy is one of the most famous highest-paid actresses who rose to fame after starring in ‘Bridesmaids’, ’Tammy and Spy’. She has received several awards. Melissa is a very talented actress, comedian, producer and fashion designer. Her true talent and wit makes her everyone’s favorite. Recently, she has released her stunning clothing collection for plus-size women.
(2) Scarlett Johansson (Wealth earned: $ 35.5 million)
Scarlett Johansson is a well-known American actress. She is a multi-talented actress, a successful model and one of the most beautiful Hollywood actresses. She bagged the runner up position in the list. She is known for her outstanding acting ability and has a charming personality. Scarlett has starred in blockbuster movies such as ‘The Avengers’, ‘The Avengers: The Age of Ultron’, ‘Lost in Translation’ and ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’. She will be featured in the most awaited‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Hail Caesar’ and ‘The Jungle book’ this year. She has received many awards and recognition. She has twice been conferred with the title of Sexiest Woman by Esquire magazine. This sensual actress appropriately deserves to be on the list as one of the most popular and highest paid actresses of 2016.
(1) Jennifer Lawrence (Wealth earned: $52 million)
This 25-year old beauty queen has done nothing but excels in acting and has all the reasons to top the list. Jennifer Lawrence has been nominated thrice for the Oscar and landed up a blockbuster role in ‘Hunger Games’. She bagged an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the movie ‘Silver Linings Playbook’. 2016 is set to be a huge year for Lawrence when she will feature in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. No doubt, she tops the list of highest-paid actresses with an estimated $52 million in earnings in 2016.
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