- Emma Stone ($26 million)
At just 30 years old, Emma Stone is this year’s highest-paid actresses with $26 million. The Oscar winner’s earning from the highly successful musical film La La Land include the bulk of her payday. Stone portrayed aspiring actress and barista Mia in the movie, which moved on to gross $445.3 million global on a $30 million production budget. The Hollywood star banked her largest ever annual take-home and is the hugest dollar and percent gainer, year over year, of anyone on the list.
Deepika Padukone, Scarlett Johnsson, and Fan Bingbing all left off the list this year, with expected earning below the $11.5 million cut off.
- Jennifer Aniston ($25.5 million)
This year, In second place on the list of Highest Paid Actresses: Former ‘Friends’ star Jennifer Aniston with $25.5 million. She continues to bank millions gratitude to regular roles in movies such as ‘The Yellow Birds’ but, makes most of her cash through endorsements. She added Emirates airlines advertisements to her Smartwater, Aveeno and Living Proof shills.
- Jennifer Lawrence ($24 million)
Jennifer Lawrence was at the top on the ranking; Highest paid actresses in the world for the last two following year. The list’s recent member is Tinseltown’s golden girl at the time. Even without a Hunger Games movie, Lawrence makes the cut from upfront fees for the expected Mother! and Red Sparrow, plus a Dior contract.
- Melissa McCarthy ($18 million)
Plus-sized model and actress, with $18 million, Melissa McCarthy is at number 4 amongst highest-paid actresses. She earned 8 total upfront fee to star in Ghostbusters remake. Off-screen, she creates her own all-sizes clothing line. Also, Forbes named McCarthy the third highest-paid actress in 2015. And second highest paid actress in 2016.
Mike and Nolly may be off the air, but the Ghostbusters star is still pocketing paychecks for movies including the expected Life of the Party.
- Mila Kunis ($15.5 million)
Mila Kunis, with $15.5 million, here on our list of highest paid actresses this year. Following the completion of Bad Moms, Mila Kunis is a hot pro in Hollywood. Kunis also cashes with advertisements for Gemfields jewelry and Jim Beam whiskey.