Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker Named as Highest Paid Actresses from May 2010 to May 2011

By on Jul 6, 2011 in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, United States Comments

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Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker were named as the highest paid Hollywood actresses based on the new ranking released by Forbes, as reported by  international news sites, July 5, 2011. Each star earned an estimated of $30 million between May 2010 and May 2011.

Angelina Jolie maintained her millions because of the hit of the films “Salt” and “The Tourist” which earned $300 million and $280 million respectively.

As with Sarah Jessica Parker, many were surprised to see her on the same rank with Jolie. The Sex and the City star and producer made it to the top because of the rerun of her TV show and the release of the second movie in 2010. The movie brought in $290 million. But aside from her acting career, she also earns a hefty income from her other endorsement and business deals.

Other Hollywood actresses who made it to the top 10 include Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, each with $28 million income, Julia Roberts and Kristen Stewart at $20 million, Katherine Heigl at $19 million, Cameron Diaz at $18 million, Sandra Bullock at $15 million (last year’s top grosser) and Meryl Streep at $10 million.

Forbes makes an estimate of figures by talking to movie producers, Hollywood sources and insiders, lawyers and agents.

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