Every year, Forbes list out the richest and wealthy people around the world. The Hollywood film industry is one of the biggest industry in the world making billions of dollars each year. So does the Hollywood stars.
Here is the list of top 10 highest paid Hollywood actress of 2018 according to the Forbes.
1. Scarlett Johansson – $40.5 Million
Scarlett Johansson comes on the of the list. She made a staggering $40.5 Million pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018. She has already made multiple appearances in Forbes Celebrity 100. She has star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a public figure, Johansson is a Hollywood sex symbol. She is a prominent celebrity brand endorser also involved in various charity programs.
2. Angelina Jolie – $28 Million
Stunning actress Angelina Jolie makes second place in highest paid Hollywood actress of 2018 with $28 Million. Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father from Lookin’ to Get Out in 1982. Since then, she has received numbers of awards including an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. She is also involving in different humanitarian projects.
3. Jennifer Aniston – $19.5 Million
Jennifer Joanna Aniston comes in the third place of highest paid Hollywood actress of 2018. She is an American actress, film producer, and businessperson. She is the daughter of Greek-born actor John Aniston and American actress Nancy Dow.
She gave numbers of box office hit films and received awards. Being one of the greatest female characters in American television, she has also been listed in magazines’ lists of the world’s most beautiful women. As of 2017, her estimated net worth is $200 Million.
4. Jennifer Lawrence – $18 Million
American Actress Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is listed fourth highest paid actress in 2018. Lawrence was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016 and in 2018. She appeared in 100 most influential people in the world list in 2013 and also listed in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2014 and 2016. Lawrence starred as Dominika Egorova in Red Sparrow.
5. Reese Witherspoon – $16.5 Million
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon is an American actress, producer, and an entrepreneur. She has been listed in the 5th number of the highest paid Hollywood actress of 2018. She made $16.5 million this year.
She is a recipient of various awards and nominations. She own production company Hello Sunshine and clothing company Draper James. Witherspoon has been actively involved in children’s and women’s advocacy organizations and serving as honorary chair of the charitable Avon Foundation.
6. Mila Kunis – $16 Million
Mila Kunis is at the number six in the list of the highest paid Hollywood actress of 2018. She started her career with television series in 1998. She only started her big screen career from romantic comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall in 2008. She received some awards and nominated for SAG Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
7. Julia Roberts – $13 Million
American actress and producer Julia Fiona Roberts comes in the number 7th position of highest paid actress Hollywood actress in 2018. Her films have collectively brought box office receipts of over US$2.8 billion, making her one of the most successful actresses in terms of box office receipts.
Roberts was the highest-paid actress in the world throughout most of the 1990s and in the first half of the 2000s. She received $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile in 2003. She also has been named the world’s most beautiful woman by People a record five times.
8. Cate Blanchett – $12.5 Million
Catherine Elise Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director. She is also top 10 highest paid Hollywood actress of 2018. She made $12.5 Million in 2018.
She is famous for her big awards and nominations. She is only Australian to win two acting Oscars and seven-time Oscar nominee. Blanchett is one of only six actors, and the only female actor, to receive Academy Award nominations for portraying the same role in two films, accomplished with her performance as Queen Elizabeth I.
9. Melissa McCarthy – $12 Million
Melissa Ann McCarthy is an American actress, producer, comedian, writer and a fashion designer. She made her place in the highest paid Hollywood actress in 2018 listed by Forbes. McCarthy made over $12 Million in 2018 as an actress.
She owns a production company and clothing company. She was named the third highest-paid actress in the world by Forbes in 2016.
10. Gal Gadot – $10 Million
Finally, Gal Gadot comes in the number 10 spot of the highest paid Hollywood actress of 2018. She made over $10 Million in 2018. She is an Israeli actress and model who crowned Miss Israel in 2004 at the age of 18 in 2018. Gadot was included on Time‘s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.