The Covid pandemic wreaked havoc on Hollywood and media outlets, but fortunately, a few women earned substantial sums on their own. While theaters were closed, internet streaming services continued to deliver new series and films globally.
Scarlett Johansson earned an estimated $56 million in 2021-22 as the highest-paid actress.
Let us quickly look at the highest-paid actresses in 2022.
1. Scarlett Johansson: $56 million
Since 2018, this 36-year-old actress has led the list of highest-paid actresses. Her success is a result of her passion for performing and her annual successful films. She will make her feature film debut in Black Widow. She also raises money for several charities that assist individuals living with HIV.
2. Sofia Vergara: $43 million
One of the most accomplished actresses, producers, and presenters has claimed the number two spot on the list of the highest-paid actresses. She currently serves as a judge on America’s Got Talent and is a famous Hollywood producer. She earns money from endorsements, photography, and a variety of business ventures. Sofia is a Columbian-born actress who now resides in the United States of America.
3. Reese Witherspoon: $35million
Reese Witherspoon, the Golden Globe Award winner, earned a stunning $35 million. She inspires a large number of women and individuals worldwide and is also a successful businesswoman. She is one of the most popular and well-known actors of the 1990’s.
4. Angelina Jolie: 35 million
Angelina Jolie is one of the world’s most recognized and adored actors. She has amassed the most of her riches as a result of her acting career. The public will see her as Thena in her upcoming Marvel cinematic production, Eternals.
5. Gal Gadot: $31.5 million
Gal Gadot, who was crowned Miss Israel at the age of 18, is one of the most varied and well-loved actors on the planet. Her 2017 film Wonder Woman was a critical and commercial success, and she is expected to make $31.5 million by 2020.
6. Julia Roberts: $30 million
Julia Roberts is a successful actress who has won three Golden Globe Awards. Julia is a gifted actress who, due to her versatility, is capable of playing any type of film character.
Roberts is one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars, having starred in films ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to thrillers and action pictures.
7. Jennifer Lawrence: $28 million
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an actress from the United States. In 2015 and 2016, she was the highest-paid actress in the world, with her films grossing more than $6 billion globally. She was included in Time magazine’s 2013 list of the world’s 100 most important people and the Forbes Celebrity 100 from 2013 to 2016.
8. Jennifer Aniston: $28 million