According to the latest ranking issued from Forbes, the Hunger Games actress, Jennifer Lawrence is again ranked the world’s highest-paid actress for the second consecutive year. The multi-talented star has earned $46 million over the past year. Here is a list of 5 highest paid actresses:
Jennifer Lawrence ranked World No. 1 again!
Although the overall earnings of the star actress of the ‘Hunger Games’ franchise mark an 11.5% drop from her 2015 total; however she has still retained the #1 spot, and emerged as the highest paid actress of 2016. Over 12 months, the star actress has earned over $46 million before taxes. According to Forbes, this earning includes a big upfront fee for her forthcoming sci-fi drama ‘Passengers’.
The runner-up spot for the highest paid actress for 2016 is being claimed by the beautiful star, Melissa McCarthy. She notched a very big gain in order to claim this spot, according to Forbes. She has earned $33 million, including her payday for reboot of ‘Ghostbusters!’
The star actress of the ‘Captain America: Civil War’ notched the third place. While her earnings have gone down by nearly 30% in 2016 as compared to 2015; still the actress has managed to earn $25 million, claiming the #3 spot.
‘The most beautiful woman’, according to People magazine has now earned a #4 spot in the highest paid actress for 2016. The star actress has earned around $21 million.
Considered as the fashion icon of China, Fan Bingbing has claimed the #5 spot in the highest paid actress list. She has earned $17 million to claim this spot, according to Forbes.
Though these star actresses have earned very high; but no one came close to the pop star, Taylor Swift! Earlier this year, Taylor was named as the top earning celebrity of 2016. She had estimated earnings of around $170 million from her record sales and world tour.
The total earnings of the star actresses cover from 1st June, 2015 to 1st June, 2016, before management fees and taxes.