Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker earned, between May 2010 and May 2011, 30 million dollars, which makes them the best paid actresses in Hollywood in a top made by Forbes magazine.
Angelina Jolie ranks first thanks to the commercial success of the action film “Salt” – which had a total revenue of 300 million dollars – and the romantic comedy “The Tourist” – which had total revenues of 280 million dollars.
Sarah Jessica Parker was helped by her role in “Sex and the City” – which grossed 290 million dollars at the box office – and her successful perfume lines.
Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon share the third place as both actresses earned a salary of 28 million dollars in the past 12 months.
On the following positions are Julia Roberts and Kristen Stewart both scoring 20 million dollars, Katherine Heigl (19 million dllars), Cameron Diaz (18 million dollars), Sandra Bullock (15 million dollars) and Meryl Streep (10 million dollars).
The top 10 of the best-paid actresses in Hollywood evaluates the income of these stars in the period from May 2010 to May 2011 and was made by the editors of Forbes magazine after a series of discussions with various manufacturers, lawyers, impresarios and other sources in Hollywood.