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Highest-paid actresses

1. Scarlett Johansson is the world's highest-paid actress. Johansson, 33, took in $40.5 million in pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, quadrupling her income from the previous year, according to Forbes' calculations. She played Black Widow in this year's hit movie "Avengers: Infinity War" and will return to the role in the 2019 installment from Walt Disney's Marvel Studios.

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1. Scarlett Johansson is the world's highest-paid actress. Johansson, 33, took in $40.5 million in pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, quadrupling her income from the previous year, according to Forbes' calculations. She played Black...more

1. Scarlett Johansson is the world's highest-paid actress. Johansson, 33, took in $40.5 million in pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, quadrupling her income from the previous year, according to Forbes' calculations. She played Black Widow in this year's hit movie "Avengers: Infinity War" and will return to the role in the 2019 installment from Walt Disney's Marvel Studios. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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2. Angelina Jolie, 43, earned $28 million, largely thanks to a payment for the film "Maleficent 2," scheduled for 2020.

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2. Angelina Jolie, 43, earned $28 million, largely thanks to a payment for the film "Maleficent 2," scheduled for 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

2. Angelina Jolie, 43, earned $28 million, largely thanks to a payment for the film "Maleficent 2," scheduled for 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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3. Jennifer Aniston, 49, who still earns residual income from the 1990s sitcom "Friends," came in third with $19.5 million. She also received money from endorsements of products including Coca-Cola's Smartwater brand and Johnson & Johnson's Aveeno.

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3. Jennifer Aniston, 49, who still earns residual income from the 1990s sitcom "Friends," came in third with $19.5 million. She also received money from endorsements of products including Coca-Cola's Smartwater brand and Johnson & Johnson's...more

3. Jennifer Aniston, 49, who still earns residual income from the 1990s sitcom "Friends," came in third with $19.5 million. She also received money from endorsements of products including Coca-Cola's Smartwater brand and Johnson & Johnson's Aveeno. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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4. Jennifer Lawrence, 28, who starred in the underperforming films "Mother!" and "Red Sparrow," was fourth on the Forbes list with continued earnings from her role in the "X-Men" series and an endorsement contract with fashion brand Christian Dior. Her $18 million income was $6 million less than the prior year.

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4. Jennifer Lawrence, 28, who starred in the underperforming films "Mother!" and "Red Sparrow," was fourth on the Forbes list with continued earnings from her role in the "X-Men" series and an endorsement contract with fashion brand Christian Dior....more

4. Jennifer Lawrence, 28, who starred in the underperforming films "Mother!" and "Red Sparrow," was fourth on the Forbes list with continued earnings from her role in the "X-Men" series and an endorsement contract with fashion brand Christian Dior. Her $18 million income was $6 million less than the prior year. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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5. Reese Witherspoon, 42, took in $16.5 million.

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5. Reese Witherspoon, 42, took in $16.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

5. Reese Witherspoon, 42, took in $16.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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6. Mila Kunis earned $16 million.

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6. Mila Kunis earned $16 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

6. Mila Kunis earned $16 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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7. Julia Roberts earned $13 million.

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7. Julia Roberts earned $13 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

7. Julia Roberts earned $13 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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8. Cate Blanchett earned $12.5 million.

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8. Cate Blanchett earned $12.5 million. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

8. Cate Blanchett earned $12.5 million. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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9. Melissa McCarthy earned $12 million.

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9. Melissa McCarthy earned $12 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

9. Melissa McCarthy earned $12 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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10. Gal Gadot earned $10 million.

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10. Gal Gadot earned $10 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

10. Gal Gadot earned $10 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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