Indian actress, Deepika Padukone who made it to the 10th position in the Forbes list last year is not there in the list this year. The 30-year-old actress joined the list with her earning of $10 million. Unlike last year, no Indian name made it through to the list this time.
Jennifer Lawrence’s two-year reign at the top of the list has been ended by Academy Award winner, Emma Stone. The actress won the award for La La Land and has made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June. She began acting in youth theater in Phoenix and made a PowerPoint presentation entitled Project Hollywood to persuade her parents to allow her to drop out of school and pursue a movie career at the age of 14. The actress who has appeared in more than 20 movies has picked many awards at Golden Globes, British BAFTAs and Screen Actors Guild Awards in the last few months.
Jennifer Anniston took the second spot with $25 million and Jennifer Lawrence who was at the top last year stood at third position with $24 million. The next two actresses in the list are Melissa McCarthy and Mila Kunis with $18 million and $15.5 million, respectively.
The list also includes Emma Watson ($14 million), Charlize Theron ($14 million), Cate Blanchett ($12 million), Julia Roberts ($12 million) and Amy Adams ($11.5 million).