According to Forbes Magazine Angelina Jolie, who will next be seen on the big screen in the film “Maleficent,” is Hollywood’s highest paid actress with estimated earnings of $ 33 million in the last year.
She easily surpassed this year’s Best Actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, who came in second with $ 26 million, and pushed Kristen Stewart of the “Twilight” series, who topped the list last year, into third place with earnings of $ 22 million.
Below are the Top 10 Highest Paid Actresses in Hollywood:
- Angelina Jolie -$ 33M
- Jennifer Lawrence – $ 26M
- Kristen Stewart – $ 22M
- Jennifer Aniston – $ 20M
- Emma Stone – $ 16M
- Charlize Theron – $ 15M
- Sandra Bullock – $ 14M
- Natalie Portman – $ 14M
- Mila Kunis – $ 11M
- Julia Roberts – $ 11M
Forbes talked to agents, managers and other people with knowledge of the film industry to compile the ranking based on estimated earnings from June 2012 to June 2013.
Top 10 Highest Paid Actress in Hollywood revealed, Angelina Jolie tops the list!
Robert Downey Jr and Channing Tatum have jumped to the top spot of Forbes’ ranking of Hollywood’s highest paid actors!
At age 48, Robert Downey Jr. has become the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, earning the of $ 75M. The star, whose early success was followed by battles with drug addiction, owes most of his recent income to his roles in “The Avengers” and “Iron Man 3.”
Second place goes to Channing Tatum, who has made a name for himself through his talent both in action-packed blockbusters and in more intimate films. At age 33, the star took in $ 60M this year. In the third spot, Hugh Jackman earned $ 55M between “Les Misérables” and “The Wolverine.”
Below are the top 10 highest paid actors in Hollywood:
- Robert Downey Jr. – $ 75M
- Channing Tatum – $ 60M
- Hugh Jackman – $ 55M
- Mark Wahlberg – $ 52M
- Dwayne Johnson – $ 46M
- Leonardo DiCaprio – $ 39M
- Adam Sandler – $ 37M
- Tom Cruise – $ 35M
- Denzel Washington – $ 33M
- Liam Neeson – $ 32M
The period analyzed by Forbes is from May 2012 to May 2013.
To establish the list, the business magazine investigates the artist fees, advances and interests received for films as well as advertising partnerships, and also estimates the actors’ royalties.
Robert Downey Jr. and Channing Tatum are the new highest paid actors of Hollywood!