For the second year in a row, Scarlett Johansson tops Forbes’ list of highest paid actresses in the world

For the second year in a row, Scarlett Johansson has topped Forbes’ list of the highest-paid actresses, earning $56 million including an eight-figure cheque for her upcoming Black Widow film and an impressive back-end payment of about $35 million for the $2.8 billion-grossing Avengers: Endgame.

Johansson is joined on the list by newcomers Elisabeth Moss and Margot Robbie, as well as returnees likeSofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon. Together, the world’s ten highest-paid actresses tallied a combined $314.6 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019, before fees and taxes.

That’s 69% more than last year’s cumulative total, but still far less than the top ten actors’ $588.3 million.For the second year in a row, Scarlett Johansson tops Forbes? list of highest paid actresses in the world

The full list is below. Earnings estimates are based on data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with industry insiders. All figures are pretax; fees for agents, managers and lawyers (generally 10%, 15% and 5%, respectively) are not deducted.


The World’s Highest-Paid Actresses Of 2019


10. Ellen Pompeo  Earnings: $22 million

9. Charlize Theron  Earnings: $23 million

8. Margot Robbie  Earnings: $23.5 million

7. Elisabeth Moss  Earnings: $24 million

6. Kaley Cuoco  Earnings: $25 million

5. Jennifer Aniston  Earnings: $28 million

4. Nicole Kidman  Earnings: $34 million

3. Reese Witherspoon  Earnings: $35 million

2. Sofia Vergara  Earnings: $44.1 million

1. Scarlett Johansson  Earnings: $56 million

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