World|business|August 17, 2018 / 03:48 PM
Scarlett Johansson is world's best-paid actress, Forbes says

AKIPRESS.COM - Helping to save the world with The Avengers has helped Scarlett Johansson become the best-paid actress in the world, according to Forbesmagazine.

Johansson, who plays Black Widow in the Avengers films, earned $40.5m (£31.9m) in the past year, according to the magazine's annual estimates.

Angelina Jolie is second with $28m (£22m) thanks to her pay for Maleficent 2, followed by Jennifer Aniston.

Wonder Woman's Gal Gadot is the only new name on the list, at number 10.

Emma Stone, who took the top spot on last year's list after starring in La La Land, has now dropped out of the top 10 completely.

Forbes list of the world's best-paid actresses 2018

  1. Scarlett Johansson - $40.5m
  2. Angelina Jolie - $28m
  3. Jennifer Aniston - $19.5m
  4. Jennifer Lawrence - $18m
  5. Reese Witherspoon - $16.5m
  6. Mila Kunis - $16m
  7. Julia Roberts - $13m
  8. Cate Blanchett - $12.5m
  9. Melissa McCarthy - $12m
  10. Gal Gadot - $10m

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