Deepika Padukone Is World's 10th Best Paid Actress

Deepika Padukone Is World's 10th Best Paid Actress

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Highlights

  • Deepika Padukone is the only newcomer on the list
  • Jennifer Lawrence is the world's highest-paid actress
  • Scarlett Johansson of Captain America: Civil War ranks third
Jennifer Lawrence is the world's highest-paid actress in 2016 for the second year in a row, followed by Melissa McCarthy, who notched a big gain to claim the runner-up spot, Forbes magazine reported on Tuesday.

Ms Lawrence, the star of the Hunger Games franchise, has earned $46 million before taxes over 12 months in part from a big upfront fee for the forthcoming movie Passengers, Forbes said. The earnings mark an 11.5 percent drop from her 2015 total.

McCarthy has $33 million in earnings, up $10 million from her estimate for the year before, in part from her payday for the reboot of Ghostbusters.

Scarlett Johansson of Captain America: Civil War was third at $25 million, down nearly 30 percent from 2015.

The rest of the 2016 top 10 are:

4. Jennifer Aniston - $21 million

5. Fan Bingbing - $17 million

6. Charlize Theron - $16.5 million

7. Amy Adams - $13.5 million

8. Julia Roberts - $12 million

9. Mila Kunis - $11 million

10. Deepika Padukone - $10 million

Deepika is the only newcomer on the list.

The totals cover from June 1, 2015 to June 1 of this year, before fees and taxes.


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