Scarlett Johansson Becomes the Highest Paid Actress in the World-Forbes

August 17, 2018

Scarlett Johansson has topped the Forbes list of the highest paid actresses in the world. The star that played the role of Black Widow in the Marvel movie Avengers: Infinity War beat Angelina Jolie to be on the top spot.

The 33 year old actress earned a total of USD 40.5 million from 1 June 2017 to 1 June 2018. Her role Black Widow teamed up with Captain America, Black Panther, Hulk, Thor, Vision, and Scarlet Witch to fight the mighty Thanos. Avengers: Infinity War emerged as one of the highest grossing movies of all times.

Angelina Jolie took the second spot in the list with USD 28 million. Jennifer Aniston came in third with USD 19.5 million. Jennifer Lawrence was fourth and Reese Witherspoon occupied the fifth spot with USD 16.5 million. Other actresses in the top 10 list were Mila Kunis, Cate Blanchett, Melissa McCarthy and Gal Gadot.

Last year’s highest paid actress in the world was Oscar winner Emma Stone. She was not a part of this year’s top 10.

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