Top 15 Highest-paid Actresses in the World for 2021 – 2022
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Hollywood is home to some of the highest-paid actors and actresses in the world. With billion-dollar franchises, it's no wonder that Hollywood actors and actresses command some serious paychecks.

The List of 15 Highest-Paid Actresses in the World for 2021 – 2022

1. Scarlett Johansson: $56 million

2. Sofia Vergara: $43 million

3. Reese Witherspoon: $35 million

4. Angelina Jolie: $35.5 million

5. Gal Gadot: $31.5 million

6. Julia Roberts: $30 million

7. Jennifer Lawrence: $28 million

8. Jennifer Aniston: $28 million

9. Melissa McCarthy: $25 million

10. Kaley Cuoco: $25 million

11. Meryl Streep: $24 million

12. Margot Robbie: $23.5 million

13. Charlize Theron: $23 million

14. Emily Blunt: $22.5 million

15. Nicole Kidman: $22 million

Who Are The Highest-Paid Actresses in the World for 2021 – 2022?

1. Scarlett Johansson: $56 million

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Photo: Tâm Điểm 247

Scarlett Johansson tops the list of the world’s highest-paid actresses in 2021 with $56 million

Marvel’s Black Widow is earning big bucks from the Avengers franchise. The role of Black Widow alone has quadrupled Johansson’s 2017 earnings. She took home a whooping $40.5 million in 2018.

While Avengers: Endgame is the highest grosser of 2019 and 2nd highest grosser of all time. Hopefully, the Black Widow again took home another handsome amount.

What is Black Widow?

“Black Widow,” the highly anticipated Marvel superhero movie starring Scarlett Johansson that had its release postponed last year due to the pandemic, had been expected to premiere in newly reopened theaters May 7, kicking off the traditional summer blockbuster season.

Black Widow takes place after the events of Marvel’s 2016 film, Captain America: Civil War, and stars Florence Pugh, Ray Winstone and Rachel Weisz alongside Johansson.

In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

2. Sofia Vergara: $43 million

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Photo: Hello Magazine

One of the most talented actresses, producers, and presenters has reserved second place in the highest-paid actress list. She is a judge in America’s Got Talent and a successful producer in Hollywood. She makes money with endorsements, shooting, and several business investments. Sofia is a Columbian-American actress.

3. Reese Witherspoon: $35 million

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Photo: VnExpress

The Golden Globe Award winner Reese Witherspoon earned a whopping amount of $35 million. She motivates a lot of women and people around the globe and is also a successful businesswoman. She is one of the most loved and famous actresses of the 90’s era.

4. Angelina Jolie: $35.5 million

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Photo: Báo Thanh Niên

The woman that is admired for her humanitarian work worldwide, is also one of world’s highest-paid actresses. She has earned the maximum amount of her wealth because of her acting career. People will see her in her upcoming Marvel film project that is Eternals as Thena.

5. Gal Gadot: $31.5 million

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Photo: Olhar Digital

Since her debut with “The Fast and the Furious 6”, Israeli actress Gal Gadot has gone on to become Wonder Woman. She will return for her 2019 sequel, Wonder Woman 1984. With an estimated net worth of $10 million and she earned $31.5 million in the year 2020, this is the first time Gal made it to the list of Top 10 Highest Paid Actresses.

6. Julia Roberts: $30 million

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Photo: The Express Tribune

‘Money Monster’ reunion with George Clooney, may not have fared well, but making her one of the most successful actresses in terms of box office receipts. In addition, the ‘Wonder’ plus earnings from older movies and a Lancome endorsement comprise much of Roberts’ payday.

Roberts had become one of the highest paid actresses in the world, topping The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “power list” of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. Her fee for 1990’s Pretty Woman was $300,000; in 2003, she was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile (2003). As of 2010, Roberts’s net worth was estimated to be $140 million.

7. Jennifer Lawrence: $28 million

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Photo: OK! Magazin

Jennifer was one of the highest-paid actresses in 2015 & 2016 and she is 30 years old as of now. She has been part of Hunger Games and many other hit and popular series and movies. She earned $28 million in 2020. The list’s youngest member is Tinseltown’s golden girl at the moment.

8. Jennifer Aniston: $28 million

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Photo: VnExpress

This over 50 years old actress was part of Friends which is one of the most popular series in the world and is loved by almost everyone. She earns her money from acting gigs and endorsements etc.

9. Melissa McCarthy: $25 million

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Photo: The Guardian

Plus sized model and actress, with $25 million, Melissa McCarthy is at number 9 amongst highest paid actresses. She earned 8 figure upfront fee to star in Ghostbusters remake. Off screen, she designs her own all-sizes clothing line. Also Forbes named McCarthy in the list of top 10 highest-paid actress since 2015.

Although Life of the Party failed to live up to its hype, but the comedian still earned a whooping 12 million dollars.

10. Kaley Cuoco: $25 million

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Photo: Women's Health

A self-made actress who charges $1 million for every scene. In the year 2020, she earned around $25 million from her acting gigs & endorsements. She was born and brought up in America and is 35 years old as of now.

11. Meryl Streep: $24 million

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Photo: HTV

Meryl is one of the popular and versatile actresses of her time and has also received the Academy Award for Best Actress. She was a part of some of the most popular movies.

12. Margot Robbie: $23.5 million

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Photo:womenintheworld

Since her debut with “The Fast and the Furious 6”, Israeli actress Gal Gadot has gone on to become Wonder Woman. She will return for her 2019 sequel, Wonder Woman 1984. With an estimated networth of $23.5 million, Gal made it to the list of Top 15 Highest Paid Actresses.

13. Charlize Theron: $23 million

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Photo: Naya Nazriya

Charlize is a popular actress and producer based in South Africa. Fans will see her in the upcoming edition of Fast & Furious (part-9). She enhanced her earning by investing in various film projects and now she is a successful producer. She is respected worldwide and loved by her fans.

14. Emily Blunt: $22.5 million

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Photo: Thế giới điện ảnh

Emily Blunt is a successful British actress who earned almost $22.5 million in the year 2020. Fans will see her in the sequel of A Quiet Place for which she has charged a great amount from producers. Her fans adore her and she will appear in Jungle Cruise in 2021.

15. Nicole Kidman: $22 million

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Photo: Vietnamnet

One of the most popular Australian actresses and is loved by her fans. This actress has received so many awards for her appearances in various movies. She is a mom of four kids and is a successful producer, actress, and singer.

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