With every passing year, the pay gap between female actors and male actors is getting small. But even in today’s lists between the two, there is still a significant difference in their pay. Smaller it might be, but these top female actors still took home millions…
The Top 10 Highest Earning Female Actors in the World 2017
10 – Charlize Theron (Estimated Earnings: £8 million+)
Wiki Info: Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster, for which she won the Academy Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress among several other accolades, becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category.
9 – Amy Adams (Estimated Earnings: £8.91 million+)
Wiki Info: Amy Lou Adams is an American actress and singer. She was named one of 100 most influential people by Time magazine in 2014 and is among the highest-paid actresses in the world. She has won two Golden Globe Awards and has been nominated for five Academy Awards and six British Academy Film Awards.
8 – Julia Roberts (Estimated Earnings: £9.10 million+)
Wiki Info: Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed US $464 million worldwide.
7 – Cate Blanchett (Estimated Earnings: £9.30 million+)
Wiki Info: Catherine Elise “Cate” Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director. She has received international acclaim and many accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three BAFTA Awards, six AACTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
6 – Emma Watson (Estimated Earnings: £10.84 million+)
Wiki Info: Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts.
5 – Mila Kunis (Estimated Earnings: £12 million+)
Wiki Info: Milena Markovna “Mila” Kunis is an American actress. In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from Ukraine to Los Angeles with her family. After being enrolled in acting classes as an after-school activity, she was soon discovered by an agent.
4 – Melissa McCarthy (Estimated Earnings: £13.94million+)
Wiki Info: Melissa Ann McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer and producer. She began appearing in television and films in the late 1990s, and first gained national recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls.
3 – Jennifer Lawrence (Estimated Earnings: £18.58 million+)
Wiki Info: Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. Her films have grossed over £4.26 billion worldwide, and she was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016. She appeared in Time’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2013 and in the Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2014 and 2016.
2 – Jennifer Aniston (Estimated Earnings: £18.96 million+)
Wiki Info: Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an American actress, producer, and businesswoman. She is the daughter of Greek-born actor John Aniston and American actress, Nancy Dow. Aniston gained worldwide recognition for portraying Rachel Green on the television sitcom Friends, a role which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
1 – Emma Stone (Estimated Earnings: £20.14 million+)
Wiki Info: Emily Jean “Emma” Stone is an American actress. The highest-paid actress in the world, she has received such accolades as an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Stone appeared in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2013 and the Time 100 in 2017 and is often described by the media as one of the most talented actresses of her generation.