highest paid actresses in world
. $52 million Jennifer Lawrence earns more than any other actress thanks to her signature role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games trilogy. Those films proved Lawrences box office brawn as a female action hero and helped her negotiate a very favorable share of the more recent films profits. Outside Panem, Lawrence is reuniting with her Silver Linings Playbook costar, Bradley Cooper, for the comedic drama Joy. Lawrence supplements her silver scr
. $35.5 million Scarlett Johanssons reputationand reimbursementis on the rise. Through commercial Marvel fare such as Avengers: Age of Ultron and her first solo action hero role in Lucy, which grossed $459 million, Johansson has proven she is a box office draw. As a leading woman, she commands over $10 million a movie, while reports place her fee for forthcoming thriller Ghost in the Shell at $17.5 million. Johansson boosts her movie money with Dol
. The Bridesmaids star has proven her ability to carry movies solo2015s Spy and 2014s Tammy grossed a combined $335 million worldwide and propelled her to her largest ever annual paycheck. Now McCarthy is turning to fashion, launching an allsizes clothing line.
. The only nonAmerican on the international ranking is Bingbing Fan, who joins the highestpaid thanks to roles in movies such as The WhiteHaired Witch of Lunar Kingdom and endorsements with Chopard and LOreal. She is likely bestknown to U.S. cinemagoers for her role in XMen: Days of Future Past.
. Jennifer Aniston is one of several list mainstays who makes fewer movies but still earns from endorsements. Her two films in our scoring periodindie flick Cake and comedy Horrible Bosses 2grossed just $108.6 million combined. Eleven years after Friends ended, Aniston makes bank shilling for Aveeno, SmartWater and Living Proof.
. $16 million Julia Roberts returns to the ranking thanks largely to beauty and fashion deals with Lancome, Givenchy and Calzedonia. No longer a guaranteed hit maker, Roberts now picks and chooses the films she wants to make such as The Secret in Their Eyes, a remake of the 2009 Oscarwinning Argentinian film, which also stars Nicole Kidman.
. $15 million Another regular on the ranking, Angelina Jolie has been spending more time behind the camera, writing, directing and starring in forthcoming drama By The Sea with husband Brad Pitt. A vocal advocate for human rights, Jolie is special envoy for the U.N. on refugee issue.
. $15 million Reese Witherspoon has had a phenomenal run of late, cop comedy flop Hot Pursuit not withstanding. Frustrated by a shortage of rich roles for women, Witherspoon formed a production company with producer Bruna Papadena to buy the rights to novels with strong female leads. First up was 2013s Gone Girl ($368 million worldwide gross), which the duo coproduced, and the twotime Oscar nominated Wild ($52 million worldwide gross), which Wither
. $12 million The voice of Jewel in the big budget animation Rio 2, Anne Hathaway is set to star in Alice Through the Looking Glass, Tim Burtons 2016 Alice in Wonderland sequel.
. $12 million PostTwilight, Kristen Stewart has been working hard to prove herself as a credible actress beyond Bella. The Chanel models recent flicks include The Clouds of Sils Maria and Julianne Moorefronted Still Alice; after American Ultra shes set to star in Ang Lees Billy Lynns Long Halftime Walk alongside Vin Diesel.
. $11 million Tape may have flopped, but Cameron Diaz still earns her regular spot on the highestpaid actresses ranking thanks to fixed compensation for roles such as The Other Woman and Annie, plus a longstanding Tag Heuer deal.
. $9 million Gwyneth Paltrow made more money from endorsements than films this year, starring in campaigns for Hugo Boss and Max Factor. A selfstyled lifestyle guru, her weekly newsletter, Goop, offers reader suggestion on everything from making fried chicken to breaking bad habits.
. $8 million The most nominated actress of all time, Meryl Streep has an enviable career working consistently to balance smaller, awardworthy films like Suffragette with more mainstream fare such as Into The Woods. While reviews were mixed for Into the Woods, popcorn chewers didnt mind: it earned $172 million at the global box office on a $50 million budget.
. $8 million A newcomer to the HighestPaid Actresses list, Amanda Seyfried joins the elite club with roles in Ted 2 and Pan, plus Givenchy and Cl de Peau Beaut endorsements.
. $8 million Sandra Bullock, last years HighestPaid Actress, sees her payday drop to $8 million from $51 million after a quiet 12 months. She voiced Scarlett Overkill in the animated hit Minions and is set to star in Our Brand Is Crisis, a George Clooneyproduced remake of documentary about political campaign strategies in South America.
. $6.5 million Emma Stone this year saw critical acclaim for small, awardworthy films such as Birdman and Irrational Man over major box office successes. Her Bradley Cooper romcom Aloha may have flopped, but upfront pay and a Revlon deal kept her earnings afloat.
. $6.5 million Grossing just a little more than its $176 million budget, Jupiter Ascending was an expensive misfire for Warner Bros. but still earned star Mila Kunis seven figures. The voice of Meg on Family Guy moonlights as a brand ambassador for Gemfields jewelry.
. $6 million Natalie Portman has pocketed paychecks from movies such as Thor: The Dark World to pursue passion projects like an adaptation of Amos Oz book A Tale of Love and Darkness, which marked her writing and directorial debut. The Dior fragrance model is busy with several other small films, including Knight of Cups with Christian Bale.
. In fourth place on the list of Highest Paid Actresses is Charlize Theron with $15 million. Theron likes to balance her work in smaller films, like 2011s Young Adult, with biggerbudget fare like last years Snow White and the Huntsman. She also starred in Prometheus, the kindof prequel to Aliens. Theron supplements her movie money with highpaid endorsements for brands like Dior.