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A Good Year To Be Jennifer OR Emma: Highest-Paid Actress In The world, 2017

It’s a good year to be a Jennifer or an Emma in Hollywood, they are among the highest-paid actresses in the world.

The “La La Land” actress, Emma Stone, collected $26 million, has been named the world’s highest-paid actress by Forbes.

Jennifer Aniston was runner-up with $25.5 million, while Jennifer Lawrence dropped down 2 slots to No. 3 with $24 million. The top 5 was completed by Melissa McCarthy ($18 million) and Mila Kunis ($15.5 million).

It’s worth noting that not a single woman of color made it into the list of highest paid actresses.

The World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2017

  1. Emma Stone, $26 million, (2016 placement: N/A)
  2. Jennifer Aniston, $25.5 million, (No. 4, $21 million)
  3. Jennifer Lawrence, $24 million, (No. 1, $46 million)
  4. Melissa McCarthy, $18 million, (No. 2, $33 million)
  5. Mila Kunis, $15.5 million, (No. 9, $11 million)
  6. Charlize Theron (tie), $14 million, (No. 6, $16.5 million)
  7. Emma Watson (tie), $14 million, (N/A)
  8. Cate Blanchett (tie), $12 million, (N/A)
  9. Julia Roberts (tie), $12 million, (No. 8, $12 million)
  10. Amy Adams, $11.5 million, (No. 7, $13.5 million)

The 10 highest-paid actress in Hollywood earned a combined $172.5 million this year.

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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