Top 10 Highest Paid Female Actresses 2015

Being part of the Hollywood glitz and glamour is a dream to most of us, but for these 10 women, Hollywood is their home! This article will list the Top 10 Highest Paid Female Actresses for 2015 according to the latest data by Forbes and the accompanying video produced by Stars and Sports. The information gathered is based upon the most up to date and accessible information available.

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#1 Angelina Jolie

Earnings per role: $30 million
Bio: Born 1975, Jolie is the highest paid female actress in the world. She has moved into filmmaking and directing and is highly regarded in the industry. She is also very well known for her humanitarian work.

#2 Sarah Jessica Parker

Earnings per role: $30 million
Bio: Born 1965, Sarah Jessica Parker (commonly known as SJP) is both an actress and a producer. Most famous for her lead role in Sex and the City T.V series as Carrie Bradshaw, she won the ‘Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series’ award in 2004.

#3 Reese Witherspoon

Earnings per role: $28 million
Bio: Born 1976, Reese Witherspoon (formally Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon) is most famously known for her lead roles as an actress, however, she is also a well-respected producer. She is most famous for her roles in Legally Blonde and Sweet Home Alabama.

#4 Jennifer Aniston

Earnings per role: $28 million
Bio: Born 1969, Jennifer Aniston is multi-talented; she is a much loved actress, director, businesswoman and producer. Most famous for her role in American T.V series Friends, she has since gone on to star in many profitable movies including ‘Marley & Me’.

#5 Jennifer Lawrence

Earnings per role: $26 million
Bio: Born 1990, this American actress is most well-known for her role in The Bill Engvall Show, and has since gone on to star in box office movies including X-Men: First Class in 2011.

#6 Kirsten Stewart

Earnings per role: $22 million
Bio: Born 1990, her love life might be in the media more than she would like, but regardless of this, Kristsen Steward is a talented American actress. Most famous for her role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga, she actually began acting at a young age, staring alongside Jodie Foster in The Panic Room.

#7 Julia Roberts

Earnings per role: $20 million
Bio: Born 1967, Roberts is one of the most successful American actresses of our time. She is also a producer and a winner of not one, but two Golden Globe Awards. She is considered to be most famous for her lead role in Pretty Woman.

#8 Katherine Heigl

Earnings per role: $19 million
Bio: Born 1978, was a fashion model before venturing into the world of acting. She is now one of the highest paid female actresses in Hollywood and a reputable film producer.

#9 Cameron Diaz

Earnings per role: $18 million
Bio: Born 1972, Diaz is also a former model. However, her fame and wealth is derived from her successes as an actress. She is most famous for her roles in comedies such as The Mask, My Best Friend’s Wedding, and There’s Something About Mary.

#10 Emma Stone

Earnings per role: $16 million
Bio: Born 1988, Emma Stone is one of the youngest and newest additions to the Top 10 list. Her debut was affirmed in the film Superbad in 2007, and since then, she has gone on to star in many more popular movies.

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