Top 10 Highest Paid Movie Actresses of 2018

Category : Entertainment
Posted By : AmnaAnees
Posted Date : 04 Jan 2019 12:54 hrs

Scarlett-JohanssonWe all love to see movies, especially if our favorite celebs are coming in a leading role. And we all have our most favorite genre decided as well. It is really exciting to know which actor has made more money with exciting projects. As per Forbes list of top 10 highest paid actresses of 2018, the following Hollywood actors made it to the list. Let's find out whether your favorite actresses are on the list or not...

1.    Scarlett Johansson

Superbly skilled and lavishly beautiful Scarlett Johansson's career is studded with numerous blockbuster hits and she is all set to grab plentiful in the future as well. This 34-year-old beauty was starred in one of the most loved and highly appreciated movie at all forums, Avengers: Infinity War. With a sequel coming in 2019, surely it is going to get all the superheroes more famous and super-rich as well. And with that, Scarlett Johansson is sitting on top of the list of highest-paid actresses for the last year with the huge success of $40.5 million. Her worth has been quadrupled since her earning in 2017. And seeing that next edition of Avengers is coming in early 2019, next year will surely be way more successful for her than 2018.

2.    Angelina Jolie

We all adore, love, and immensely respect this humanitarian who is not only an extravagantly amazing actor but have even more extravagant heart. Yes, we are talking about the ravishingly beautiful and incredibly successful Angelina Jolie herself. She has long been humanitarian ambassador working with the United Nations and has inspired millions of women all around the globe through her marvelous work and magical words. And when it comes to her career, she is a Diva there as well. At the age of 43 years, this beauty is having double digit salary for her huge project, Maleficent 2. The movie is shooting these days and is all set to hit the cinemas in 2020. And with that, she has become 2nd highest paid diva for 2018 with a total of $28 million earnings. Another huge success for Jolie this year was Tomb Raider.

3.    Jennifer Aniston

This 49 years old hotty came into limelight from Friends, and haven't seen back since then. Most of her earnings came from endorsements for Emirates, Aveeno and companies alike. Things are going to be way richer for Aniston in the coming year as she has signed for an  Apple series worth another diva Reese Witherspoon. And for this series, she will go to receive approximately $1.25 million per episode. 

4.    Jennifer Lawrence

Two-time Academy Award winner, Jennifer Lawrence has achieved a lot while being just 28 years old.  Incredibly directed and marvelously pasteurized movies Red Sparrow and Mother were two of her projects this year, which unfortunately didn't do that well on Box Office but her contract with Dior and X-men project give her a huge boost. Her net worth this year was $18 million.  

5.    Reese Witherspoon

This 42 years old but 28 years old looking beauty, Reese appeared on A Wrinkle in Time this year along with superbly huge stars of Hollywood, Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, and Chris Pine. But unfortunately, this movie remains disappointed on Box Office against all odds. Reese, on the hand had huge success through her TV series, Big Little Lies Season 2 for which she earned about $1 million an episode. Her total worth for 2018 was $16.5 million. And with her numerous projects in 2019, this amount is going to tremendously increase for sure.

6.    Mila Kunis

This cute girl with enchantingly beautiful eyes has gained immense respect, fame, and success with some great projects. She is 35 years old and is a mother of two living a dreamy life with her famous husband Ashton Kutcher. Bad moms Christmas grossed a total of $130 million with a $28 million budget. But this success didn't synchronize with The Spy Who Dumped Me which failed to do much business on box office. In total, her total salary this year was $16 million.

7.    Julia Roberts

Julia Robert's amazingly inspirational movie, wonder, managed to earn a whopping $310 million in box office worldwide and the movie was shot in just $20 million budget. Her earnings from her previous hit movies and Lancome endorsement, all in all, made $13 million for her this year. And with such a gorgeous personality, she is all set to increase this amount in the coming year.

8.    Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett always amazes the audience with her superb acting skills. She has numerous commendable award-winning movies. This year's big hits include Oceans 8, Mowgli, and The House with a Clock in its Walls. Total this year earnings of this Australian actress are $12.5 million. 

9.    Melissa McCarthy

This powerhouse comedian remained super busy this year with movies Life of the Party, The Happytime Murders, and Can You Ever Forgive Mme?. And with an incredibly amazing pay package of these movies she had managed to earn $12 million. Her success is definitely going to surpass next year for sure, as this 48 years girl doesn't seem to stop anytime soon.

10.    Gal Gadot

This 33 years old wonder woman has been in news all around 2018 with her inspirational talks, amazing movies, and of course fun interviews. She did an animated movie, Ralph Breaks the Internet this year in which she played the character named Shank along with leading stars of the industry Sarah Silverman, Taraji P. Henson, Jane Lynch, Jack McBrayer, and John C Reilly. And with her Revlon endorsement, she managed to earn $10 million in total.

•    Actresses Who Dropped Off From the Previous Year's List

Among the actresses who were enjoying the top spots in the previous years but lost their presence in top 10 highest paid actresses of 2018 include Emma Watson, Emma Stone, Charlize Theron, and Amy Adam. Well, it will surely be exciting to see who will remain in this list next year.

BY Amna A. for Ezega Entertainment

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