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Top 10 World’s Highest Paid Actresses

The film industry has made many actresses into millionaires, with some appearing in the Forbes list of the highest paid actresses in the world.

Very few actresses get to take home millions of dollars each year and on the lucky few have found their pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. So here is our list of the highest paid actresses in the world.

  1. Amy Adams

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Actress Amy Adams is one of the top ten earners in Hollywood. In 2017, she took home $11.5million and appeared in the Forbes 2017 world’s highest paid actresses list of 2017.

Adams has received 2 Golden Globe Awards and has been nominated for 5 Academy Awards. The actress has appeared in several films including Enchanted, Catch Me If You Can, Junebug and American Hustle.

Adams is married to Daren Le Gallo, who is an artist, and they have one child. Find out more info about AMys movies from Imdb.

  1. Julia Roberts

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Julia Roberts is a household name. From the moment she hit the big screens with films like Pretty Woman, Roberts fame has grown in leaps and bounds over the years. The successful actress is considered to be one of the most influential people in the world.

Roberts has always been a top earner. In 2003, she was paid $25 million for her role in the movie Mona Lisa Smile. In 2017, it is estimated that she took home $12million. Roberts is one of the most highly paid actresses in Hollywood. It is estimated that her net worth is over $140million. More info about Julia’s movies from Imdb.

  1. Cate Blanchett

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The Australian actress has done extremely well for herself. A recipient of 3 BAFTA Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, 6 AACTA Awards, 3 Golden Globes and 2 Academy Awards Blanchet is one of the most highly paid actresses in the world.

Blanchet is known for her role in the movie Elizabeth in which she played Elizabeth I of England; The Aviator, and Blue Jasmine. In 2017, Blanchet earned $12million. Find out more about Cate’s movies from Imdb.

  1. Charlize Theron

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Charlize Theron is one of the hottest actresses, and According to Forbes magazine, in 2017 also the seventh most highly paid actress in the world. The beautiful actress who was born in South Africa was in 2016 named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time. She has appeared in numerous movies including Mad Max: Fury Road, The Devil’s Advocate, Snow White and the Huntsmen and the Fate and the Furious.

Theron took home $14 million in 2017. $2million more than Cate Blanchet. Theron has amassed considerable wealth with her net worth estimated to be over $110 million.

  1. Emma Watson

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Emma Watson found fame after landing a role in the famous Harry Potter movie sequel. She later appeared in other movies including the animation Beauty and Beast. In 2014, Watson won the British if the Year Award.

Watson earned $14 million in 2017. The young rising star may likely bag more money as her careers continues to grow. Follow Emma at Twitter.

  1. Mila Kunis

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If you have watched the comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, I am pretty sure you recognized the beautiful actress. Kunis has appeared in other movies including The Book of Eli in which Denzel Washington was the starring actor, Oz the Great and Powerful, Black Swan and Friends with Benefits.

The Golden Globe nominee laughed all the way to the bank in 2017 after earning a $14million. Follow Mila at Instagram.

  1. Melissa McCarthy

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It was after McCarthy appeared in the comedy movie Bridesmaids that she achieved recognition. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the Bridesmaids movie, and she also received a BAFTA nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. Follow Melissa at Twitter.

McCarthy took home $33million in 2016 and $18million in 2017 according to Forbes magazine.

  1. Jennifer Lawrence

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The beautiful Jennifer Lawrence has tasted real success in Hollywood. Not only have her movies grossed billions of dollars worldwide, she is also one of the highest paid actresses in the world. Lawrence is said to have been among the few actresses who took home a huge chunk of money in 2015 and 2016.

Lawrence has appeared in several movies, but she is famously known for leading role in the Hunger games movie series. She has won one Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a number of Golden Globe Awards.

In 2017, Lawrence took home $24million. Like Jennifer at Facebook.

  1. Jennifer Aniston

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Friend’s beloved actress Jennifer Aniston never stops to amaze. Aniston became a star after appearing in the TV sitcom Friends. Her role in the television show earned her several awards including a Gold Globe. The beautiful actress has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Read more about Jennifer from Wiki.

In 2017, she earned $25.5million and it is estimated that her net worth as of today is $200million.

  1. Emma Stone

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Emma Stone is one of the luckiest young Hollywood stars as she gets to take home fat cheques every year. And this year was no different. The beautiful actress did not just pocket a whopping $26million for her role in the 2017 movie La La Land. She also won a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award.

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Emma Stone gained recognition after appearing in the Amazing Spider Man 1 and 2. Emma stone is one of the young actresses in Hollywood making it big and the sky is the limit for her. Follow Emma at Twitter.

Top Ten List of The World’s Highest Paid Actresses

  1. Amy Adams
  2. Julia Roberts
  3. Kate Blanchett
  4. Charlize Theron
  5. Emma Watsson
  6. Mila Kunis
  7. Melissa McCarthy
  8. Jennifer Lawrence
  9. Jennifer Aniston
  10. Emma Stone

Those are the top ten actresses who got to take home money that you can live off your retirement, this year. There are a few who were in this list last year, but not this year. Some of the actresses who got ousted out of the top ten list include Deepika Padukone, Scarlett Johansson and Fan Bingbing. However, despite not making it in the list this year, they are still among the richest actresses in the world.

Very few actresses get to take home huge chunks of money every year, but they are a few females who have definitely proven that it is possible. So, let us see who stays in the top ten list next year and who will get the boot.

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