According to prestigious business magazine Forbes, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is the tenth highest paid actress in the world with earnings of $10 million.
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. 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. – CINEWS