“Queen Bees of Entertainment: Meet the 7 Women Dominating Revenue Rankings”

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Forbes has recently published its latest list of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, with Scarlett Johansson taking the top spot for the year. The actress earned a whopping $40.5 million in pre-tax earnings between June 2017 and June 2018, surpassing last year’s winner Emma Stone who made $26 million for her role in La La Land. Johansson had a busy year, starring in a number of films such as Rough Night, Ghost in the Shell, Isle of Dogs, and Avengers: Infinity War. Despite her successful career, she was met with criticism for accepting a role as a transgender character in an upcoming film. Other talented actresses also made it to the list, earning over $10 million in the past year.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson, the famous Hollywood celebrity, raked in an astonishing $40.5 million in the last year because of her exceptional performance as Black Widow in the Avengers series. Kevin Feige, the head honcho of Marvel Studios, admitted that producing superhero films requires a substantial investment, especially when hiring top-notch actors for upcoming projects. Nevertheless, Feige emphasized the essential role of exceptional actors in the success of their films.

Angelina Jolie

Despite her reduced involvement in the film industry, Angelina Jolie’s participation in the sequel of Maleficent made her a whopping upfront payment of $28 million, securing her the second spot for highest earnings.

Jennifer Aniston

It’s no surprise that Jennifer Aniston is a favorite among fans and companies alike, thanks to her exceptional acting abilities. She’s a top contender for representation, having earned a whopping $19.5 million last year, putting her in the third spot on the earnings ranking list. Her upcoming television show with Reese Witherspoon is highly anticipated and set to air on Apple TV. It’s predicted that she’ll climb even higher up the ranks next year, potentially securing the second spot with a salary of $1.25 million per episode.

Jennifer Lawrence

Forbes revealed that Jennifer Lawrence earns a substantial amount of money, although her exact salary remains undisclosed. She ranks second among actresses in terms of earnings, trailing behind Aniston. It’s worth noting that Lawrence makes more than Reese Witherspoon, who sits in fifth place with an earning of $16.5 million.

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon can definitely take pride in her successful career as a leading actress and producer for the hit show “Big Little Lies”. She has managed to earn a staggering $16.5 million, which is no small feat.

Cate Blanchett

Getty Cat Blanchett has received fantastic news as she earned an impressive $12.5 million in the previous year, all due to her remarkable acting skills showcased in The Ocean’s 8. This outstanding achievement has given her financial freedom and independence like never before.

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot, the famous actress who brought the iconic character of Wonder Woman to life in the eponymous film, has reportedly earned a staggering $10 million in 2021.

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