The highest-paid actresses in the world: Johansson, Jolie, Aniston
These actresses are getting paid the big bucks! Keri Lumm shares the actresses having the biggest pay day in Hollywood.
The best-paid actress of 2018 is Scarlett Johansson.
Johansson, 33, tops Forbes' list of top female earners with $40.5 million in pretax earnings between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018. In that time, she was a bride-to-be (Rough Night), played and a superhero (Avengers: Infinity War, her biggest salary bump) and voiced a dog (Isle of Dogs).
The other biggest earners among actresses are:
2. Angelina Jolie, 43, who made $28 million thanks in part to her upfront pay for Maleficent 2.
3. Jennifer Aniston, 49, whose $19.5 million mostly comes from endorsements.
4. Jennifer Lawrence, 28, who was paid $18 million for "X-Men" and the underperforming "Mother!" and "Red Sparrow."
5. Reese Witherspoon, 42, who earned $16.5 million, with her high-profile projects, "Big Little Lies" and "A Wrinkle In Time."
Click through to see who else rounds out the top ten:
Last year, Emma Stone was the highest-paid actress.