The 50 Highest Paid Actresses

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As we all know, actresses can make TONS of money. It takes talent, hard work, and of course, a bit of luck! Who do you think is making the most money? Here’s the top 50 highest paid actresses who are rolling in the dough.

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50. Dina Merrill

Merrill is the oldest and richest on this list. She has 22 film credits and made a number of television roles as a darling in the 50s and 60s. However, her acting didn’t make her a billionaire. She is the heir to the Post cereal fortune.

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Her net worth is $5.1 billion.

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49. Ellen Pompeo

Grey’s Anatomy star, Ellen Pompeo, nets $350,000 per episode, or $10 million a year. Ellen says once the show is done she will no longer be acting because she doesn’t find it empowering.

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Her net worth is valued at $30 million.

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48. Juliana Marguiles

Marguiles has the third spot on the list of highest paid television actresses. Her yearly income is $10 million. Marguiles left ER at the height of her career to try new things even though she was offered $27 million to stay on the show.

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Her net worth is $22 million.

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47. Jessica Alba

Jessica is a well-known actress with a number of movies and series under her belt. She is also the cofounder of The Honest Company.

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Alba’s net worth is valued at $200 million. Her company’s net worth is $1 billion.

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46. Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Julia is known for her role in the hit series Seinfeld. However, her Golden Globe and 5 Emmys along with her net worth are all due to her own acting career.

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Dreyfus’ net worth is valued at $200 million.

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45. Jennifer Aniston

We all know Aniston as Rachel from Friends. She is without a doubt one of the most recognized comedic actresses in Hollywood. Aniston was making $1 million an episode in the final seasons of the show. Aniston was one of the highest paid television actresses in history.

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Her net worth is $150 million.

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44. Angelina Jolie

The talented actress Angelina is also known for her dedication to activism. Angelina travels the world speaking out on human rights. She earned $19 million for her role in Maleficent.

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Rights to the first pictures of her firstborn went for over $3 million, which was donated.

Her net worth is valued at $145 million.

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43. Jane Fonda

Two-time academy award winner and seven Golden Globe winner, Jane Fonda, has earned herself a tidy bit of money. Most people know her as Hanoi Jane for siding with Black Panthers during the Vietnam War. She also has made some money by doing fitness videos.

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What’s her net worth? $120 million.

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42. Cameron Diaz

Diaz was named the highest paid actress over 40 in 2013. Bullock’s payday in Gravity took the crown, but Diaz consistently pull in the crowds with her comedy roles including The Mask, There’s Something About Mary, and Bad Teacher, and of course, Shrek!

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Diaz’ net worth is $90 million.

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41. Sofia Vergara

Sofia is known for her role in The Modern Family. She is the highest paid television actress for the third year in a row. Sofia earned $37 million last year.

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Her net worth is valued at $85 million.

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40. Kristen Stewart

Twilight’s Kristen Stewart earned $25 million per movie. She also made a small percentage of profits that made her nearly $40 million. She may not have the talent to go much further, but with the money she made from Twilight, she’ll be ok.

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Kristen’s net worth is $70 million.

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39. Gwyneth Paltrow

Paltrow continues on the superhero track with her numerous roles. The bulk of her money comes from the Iron Man series. She made $19 million in Iron Man 3.

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Her net worth is $65 million.

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38. Meryl Streep

Iconic star, Meryl Streep, is known as one of the most talented actresses of all time. Streep has been nominated for more Academy Awards than any other actor or actress in history and has won three of them.

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What’s her net worth? $64 million.

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37. Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett is another one in the category of superhero money. These ladies are teaching the world that getting cast in a superhero series is big money. Her role as the Black Widow is earning her $17 million per film.

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Johansson has a net worth of $65 million.

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36. Julia Roberts

From her rise to fame in the blockbuster hit Pretty Woman, Julia now gets $25 million per film and she has some of the highest returns out of any actress in Hollywood.

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Oscar winner and 11-time winner of the most beautiful people of the planet has a net worth of $175 million.

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35. Emma Watson

Emma is known for her role as Herminie in the hit movie series Harry Potter. She was pulling in $15-$20 million a year while filming Harry Potter.

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Her net worth is $60 million.

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34. Sandra Bullock

Ms. Congeniality has a reached a point in her career where she only has to work when she wants to and only on projects she wants. She recently did a film with George Clooney, Gravity. The film made over $250 million and showed her ability to carry the movie when she was the only one on the screen. She was paid $56 million for one movie. This made her the highest paid actress in the world!

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What’s her net worth? $200 million.

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33. Mariska Hargitay

Law and Order star, Mariska Hargitay, keeps on growing those paychecks as long as she stays on the show. She is the second highest paid actress in television earning $13 million a year.

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Mariska has a net worth of $45 million.

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32. Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer is well on her to, despite her current small net worth. Her role in the hit movie series Hunger Games has enabled her to command for a big salary in her future films. Jennifer made an estimated $34 million for her latest film making her the second highest paid actress in 2014 next to Bullock. Her first film only paid $1 million up front so her success with that film has propelled her career by leaps and bounds.

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Jennifer’s net worth is $40 million.

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31. Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

Sweeting is known for her role in the hit series The Big Bang Theory. She nets $11 million a year on the show. Since 2007 her paycheck has grown as the show has become more and more popular.

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Kaley has a net worth of $30 million.

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30. Candace Bailey

Candace Baily is known as one of the hosts of Attack of the Show, a television series aired on G4. Her debut role came from the hit TV series The Sopranos.

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Bailey now has an estimated net worth of $500 million.

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29. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson

Mary-Kate and Ashley haven’t had many roles lately because they’ve spread their talents to world of fashion design and business. They are now ranked as #11 of the richest women in entertainment.

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The loveable twins have an estimated net worth of $300 million.

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28. Mia Wasikowska

Australian actress, Mia Wasikowska, is known for her role in Alice in Wonderland. This role was earned from her recognition from mainstream audiences due to her appearance on the HBO hit series in Treatment.

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Mia has a net worth of $275 million.

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27. Paget Brewster

Criminal Minds, Paget Brewster, made her big screen debut in the film Let’s Talk About Sex. She has then starred in many other films such as The Big Bad Swim, Kidney Thieves, Unaccompanied Minors, and Sublime.

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Brewster has an estimated net worth of $245 million.

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26. Sasha Alexander

Sasha is mostly recognized for her role as Gretchen in the hit TV series Dawson’s Creek. She is also noted for her appearance on He’s Just Not That Into You.

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Sasha has an estimated net worth of $215 million.

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25. Victoria Principal

Dallas soap star, Victoria Principal, is also known as an author and businesswoman. She began her career as child by appearing in several commercials.

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Now she has a net worth of $200 million.

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24. Krysten Ritter

Ritter is what the industry calls a triple threat. She’s a musician, model, and actress. She is best recognized for her role as Jane in the hit TV series Breaking Bad.

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Ritter has an estimated net worth of $ 185 million.

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23. Catherine Deneuve

Catherine made her debut at the young age of 11 with her role in the film Les Collegiennes. Since then she was appeared in numerous French films.

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She has a net worth of $185 million.

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22. Miley Cyrus

Miley is known for her rise from Disney actress as her role in Hannah Montana to the iconic pop star she is now. She is also recognized as the voice of Penny on the animated film Bolt.

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Miley has an estimated net worth of $165 million.

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21. Xuxa Meneghel

Xuxa is a television actress, singer, and children’s television host. She is one of the richest women in Brazil.

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Xuxa has an estimated net worth of $160 million.

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20. Demi Moore

The beautiful actress, Demi Moore, is known for her role in Striptease and of course the well-publicized marriage to and divorce from Bruce Willis.

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Moore has an estimated net worth of $150 million.

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19. Frances Fisher

Fisher is known from many TV films including Broken Vows, Cold Sassy Tree, Sudie and Simpson and A Promise to Keep.

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Her net worth is valued at $ 145 million.

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18. Audrey Ttutou

Tautou is mostly recognized for her appearance in the critically acclaimed film Amelie. The movie won Best Film at the European Film Awards.

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Audrey has an estimated net worth of $145 million.

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17. Jessica Szohr

Jessica started her career in the industry by appearing in shows like What About Brian and CSI: Miami. Her big role came when she appeared on the CW’s Gossip girl.

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Szorh has an estimated net worth of $145 million.

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16. Drew Barrymore

Born into show biz and launching as a child star, Drew Barrymore, made her directorial debut in 2009 with the film Whip It. Unfortunately, the film didn’t whip up much business, but Drew continues to work hard to extend her career behind the camera.

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Drew has an estimated net worth of $125 million.

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15. Nicole Kidman

Kidman is known as an actress, a talented singer and movie producer. Nicole is among the highest paid performers worldwide.

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Her net worth is $120 million.

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14. Amy Irving

Amy has appeared in various films, Broadway productions and television shows. Most of her fame and wealth was acquired from her movie career. She is also the former wife of the famous director and producer Steven Spielberg.

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Irving has an estimated net worth of $120 million.

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13. Tracey Ullman & Allan McKeown

Seven-time Emmy award-winner, Ullman, started her career in Britain as a singer. She worked her way up to the Fox network with her own show.

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Tracey and Allan have an estimated net worth of $112.5 million.

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12. Charlize Theron

South African star, Charlize Theron, got her worldwide fame from the movie Devil’s Advocate. After the movie she became very much in demand and starred in many other blockbuster movies.

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Theron has an estimated net worth of $110 million.

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11. Rosie O’Donnell

Standup comedian, Rosie O’Donnell, has risen to become not only a comedian, but an actress, singer, author, and media personality.

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Rosie’s estimated net worth is $100 million.

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10. Sarah Jessica Parker

Parker is well known for her role in the hit TV series Sex and the City. She grew up relatively poor. She began training as a dancer and singer, and started bring home paychecks at a young age.

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Parker doesn’t have to worry about that anymore. She has an estimated net worth of $90 million.

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9. Kate Winslet

Oscar winner, Kate Winslet, is known for her role in the iconic blockbuster Titanic along with DiCaprio. She has gone on to prove her worth in other movies such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Finding Neverland, Revolutionary Road, and The Holiday.

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Kate has an estimated net worth of $ 90 million.

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8. Salma Hayek

Salma is a Mexican Academy Award nominated actress, director and producer. She is widely considered to be the first Mexican actress to become a Hollywood movie star.

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Her net worth is estimated at $85 million.

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7. Reese Witherspoon

Witherspoon is known as one of the most impressively talented members of the emerging new Hollywood of the early 21st century. She has proven that she can do far more than just pose winsomely for the camera.

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Her estimated net worth is $80 million.

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6. Michelle Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer is among the most popular and successful actresses of our times. She began her career on the television show Fantasy Island. Her film debut came in 1980 in the movie The Hollywood Knights.

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Michelle has an estimated net worth of $80 million.

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5. Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr started her career doing stand-up at clubs in the Colorado area. She then skyrocketed to fame during the 80s after starring on her own show Roseanne.

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Barr has an estimated net worth of $80 million.

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4. Kim Catrall

Catrall is best known for her role as Samantha in the HBO hit series Sex and the City. The Emmy winning actress has endured to prove that older women can retain their sexuality and femininity while simultaneously maintaining a vital screen presence.

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Catrall has an estimated net worth of $75 million.

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3. Courteney Cox

Former Friends star, Courteney Cox, reprised her role as tabloid reporter Gayle weather in the Movie Series Scream 4. Her prime-time gig as a star and executive producer of ABC’s Cougar Town is what brought Cox the most attention in dollars. She was making $275,000 per episode!

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Her estimated net worth is $75 million.

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2. Kelly Ripa

The bubbly, blond, beautiful, and garrulous host of Live with Regis and Kelly, made her leap from semi-obscurity to American icon in early 2001. The producers of that nationally syndicated daytime talk program selected her as the replacement for 15-year hostess Kathie Lee Gifford.

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Kelly has an estimated net worth of $75 million.

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1. Halle Berry

Former fashion model and beauty queen, Halle Berry, has a combination of talent, tenacity, and beauty. This combo has made her of one of Hollywood’s busiest actresses.

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Halle has an estimate net worth of $70 million.

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