It is said that “Makeup doesn’t make you prettier. Money doesn’t make you richer. Real wealth and real beauty depends on how you value yourself”. In this list we are discussing top highest paid actresses in World. This list is based on the earning they received in year 2016. The way these beautiful actresses present themselves in their field is amazing. They are not only beautiful but also talented with the continuous efforts in their field of acting. This list contains top actress around the world according to their annual earnings.
- JENNIFER LAWRENCE
List begins with Jennifer Lawrence with the earning of $46 million; she is on the top of the list of highest paid actresses in world. With her films grossing over $5.5 billion worldwide, Jennifer Lawrence is the most successful actresses in the world. For the second consecutive year Jennifer Lawrence is the world’s highest paid actress. Not only highest but she is also the youngest among all in the list. Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress, born on 15th August 1990. Lawrence made her first debut in film with a supporting role in Garden Party in 2008. Some of her best films include Hunger Games Film Series (2012-15), Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and for this movie she received Academy Awards for Best Actress and by this she is the second youngest Best Actress Oscar winner.
2. MELISSA McCARTHY
With the earning of $33 millions Melissa McCarthy is second in the list of top paid actresses in world. Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield Illinois in farmer family. Melissa McCarthy gained recognition from television series Gilmore Girls from year 2000 to 2007. Comedy film of Melissa, Bridesmaids in 2011 was nominated for Academy Awards for best supporting actress. Some of the best movies of Melissa are The Heat, Spy, This is 40, The Back-up Plan and Life as We Know It.
3. SCARLETT JOHANSSON
At third position on the list of highest paid actress is Scarlett Johansson with the earning of $25 million. Scarlett Johansson was born on 22nd November 1984, and she is also from America. She made her film debut with fantasy comedy North in 1994. She is one of the sexiest women in the world and also considered as Hollywood’s sex symbols. She is also a singer and released two albums Anywhere I Lay My Head (2008) and Breakup (2009). Some of her top movies are Lost in Translation, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Lucy and The Prestige.
4. JENNIFER ANISTON
In the list of highest paid actress in world, Jennifer Aniston is at number four. Jennifer Aniston was born on 11 February 1969 at Sherman Oaks, California of United States. She is not only actress but producer and businesswoman too. She is daughter of actor John Aniston and actress Nancy Dow. Some of the top movies of Jennifer Aniston include Bruce Almighty (2003), The Break –up (2006), Marley and Me (2008), Just Go with it (2011) and Horrible Bosses in 2011. She is one of the highest paid actresses in world. In 2011 Men’s Magazine voted her the “Sexiest Woman of All Time”.
5. FAN BINGBING
Next actress in highest paid actress in world comes from China with the earning of $17 million. Fan Bingbing topped the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list is 2013, 14 and 15. Apart from actress she is a singer and producer too. Fan Bingbing was born on 16th September 1981. In 2003 Fan starred in Cell Phone movie, which become the highest grossing Chinese film of the year. Some of the top movies of Fan Bingbing are The Matrimony, Lost in Beijing, Buddha Mountain and Double Xposure.
6. CHARLIZE THERON
With the earnings of $16.5 million Charlize Theron is at number six in the list of highest paid actress in world. She was born on 7th August 1975 in South Africa. In 2005 she receives Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in the sexual harassment themed drama North County. Some of the top movies of Charlize Theron are Monster, Mad Max: Fury Road, Snow white and the Huntsman, Sweet November etc.
7. AMY ADAMS
In the list of highest paid actress in world, Amy Adams is at number seven with $13.5 million. Amy was born on 20th August 1974. She has won two Golden Globe Awards, and has been nominated for five Academy Awards and six British Academy Film Awards. Some of her top movies are Enchanted, Doubt, The Fighter, American Hustle, Sunshine Cleaning etc.
8. JULIA ROBERTS
Julia Roberts is at number eight with $12 million and she is from America. She is also singer and producer too. Julia Roberts was born on 28th October 1967. Julia Roberts has won there Golden Globe Awards and also nominated for four Academy Awards. Julia Roberts has won Academy Awards of Best Actress in 2000 for Erin Brockovich. Some of other movies are Steel Magnolias, Notting Hill, Mystic Pizza, and Runaway Bride.
9. MILA KUNIS
With the earning of $11 million, Mila Kunis is at number nine in list of highest paid actress. Mila Kunis was born on 14th August 1983. Some of the best movies of Mila Kunis are Max Payne, The Book of Eli, Friends with Benefits, Black Swan etc.
10. DEEPIKA PADUKONE
At the number ten of the list, beautiful actress Deepika Padukone from India with earnings of $10 million is there. She is the newcomer to the list and also highest paid actress of India too. Deepika Padukone was born on 5th January1986. Some of the best Bollywood movies Deepika Padukone are Om Shanti Om, Cocktail, Yeh Jawani hai Deewani, Bajirao Mastani and Piku. Her Hollywood debut movie is XXX: Return of Xander Cage in 2017.