Forbes recently released their annual highest paid actress list. The list is unfortunately, unsurprisingly very white and very young. And several of the actresses such as Angelina Jolie and Natalie Portman weren’t even in films in the last year when the list was calculated (June 2012-June 2013).
Much of the earnings include films that haven’t yet been released such as Jolie’s turn in next year’s Maleficent, Jennifer Lawrence for the next Hunger Games and X-Men films, and Jennifer Aniston’s We’re the Millers which hits theaters on August 7th.
Just a bit of perspective on where women stand in comparison to men, Robert Downey Jr. tops the male list at $75 million and you have to get all the way to number 9 on that list to hit the amount Angelina made last year. So the top female would be tied for number 9 if it were a gender neutral list, and she would be the only woman on it.
Here’s the list below.
1. Angelina Jolie – $33 million
2. Jennifer Lawrence – $26 million
3. Kristen Stewart – $22 million
4. Jennifer Aniston – $20 million
5. Emma Stone – $16 million
6. Charlize Theron – $15 million
7. Sandra Bullock – $14 million
8. Natalie Portman – $14 million
9. Mila Kunis – $11 million
10. Julia Roberts – $11 million