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The World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2017

No. 10: Amy Adams
Past year’s earnings: $11.5 million
Forbes reports that the five-time Academy Award nominee balances awards-show favourites such as Arrival (which garnered eight Oscar nominations in 2017) with more commercial hits such as Justice League out in November.
(Canadian Press)

These are the world's highest-paid actresses in 2017

La La Land, indeed.

According to Forbes, the world’s 10 highest-paid actresses earned a pre-tax combined total of $172.5 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017.

Here’s who made the business magazine’s World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2017 list, based on data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo, IMDB and interviews with industry insiders. Many established industry heavyweights appear alongside fresh Hollywood blood, with Harry Potter veteran Emma Watson making the list for the first time this year. Click through to see the cash queens of Tinseltown. All figures in USD.