“Unstoppable Queens: Meet the 7 Leading Ladies Ruling the Highest-Earning Positions in Showbiz”

Edited on August 21st, 2018 at 1:25 PM.

The most recent Forbes ranking of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood has been released, and Scarlett Johansson has emerged as the top earner. She made a staggering $40.5 million between June 2017 and June 2018, surpassing last year’s champion, Emma Stone, who earned $26 million for her performance in La La Land. During the past year, Johansson starred in several films, such as Rough Night, Ghost in the Shell, Isle of Dogs, and Avengers: Infinity War. Despite her success, she received backlash for accepting a role as a transgender character in an upcoming movie. Other notable actresses who earned more than $10 million in the last year also made it to the comprehensive list of top-earning actresses.

Scarlett Johansson

In the entertainment industry, Scarlett Johansson is a renowned actress who managed to earn a whopping $40.5 million in the past year, all thanks to her outstanding performance as Black Widow in the Avengers franchise. Marvel Studios’ CEO, Kevin Feige, admitted that creating superhero movies requires a considerable amount of money, especially when hiring A-list actors for their upcoming films. Nevertheless, Feige also acknowledged the significance of having talented performers on board in making their movies a massive hit.

Angelina Jolie

Even though Angelina Jolie has not been in the limelight lately, she still made an impressive $28 million for reprising her role in the Maleficent sequel. This achievement has placed her as the second highest-paid actor in the movie industry.

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is a beloved actress who is highly sought after by both individuals and businesses seeking her representation. Her acting skills are top-notch, and as a result, she earned a whopping $19.5 million in the last year alone. This impressive income has ranked her as the third highest earner in the industry. However, with her upcoming television show alongside Reese Witherspoon set to air on Apple TV, Aniston is poised to climb even higher up the earnings rankings. It’s predicted that she will earn a staggering $1.25 million per episode, potentially securing her the second spot on the list.

Jennifer Lawrence

According to Forbes, the exact amount of money Jennifer Lawrence earns is not publicly known, but it has been stated that she earns a significant amount of income. She is currently in second place for highest-earning actresses, with only Aniston making more than her. It’s interesting to note that Lawrence earns more than Reese Witherspoon, who holds the fifth spot with an earning of $16.5 million.

Reese Witherspoon

With her successful career as a leading actress and producer of the popular TV series “Big Little Lies”, Reese Witherspoon has achieved a lot. It’s certainly worth noting that she has earned a whopping $16.5 million.

Cate Blanchett

Amazing news about Getty Cat Blanchett! Her exceptional acting skills, displayed in the film The Ocean’s 8, have contributed to her earning a staggering $12.5 million in the past year. This accomplishment has given her the opportunity to achieve financial freedom and independence.

Gal Gadot

In 2021, Gal Gadot, a well-known actress who starred as the legendary character of Wonder Woman in the self-titled movie, earned an enormous sum of $10 million.

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