Jennifer Lawrence & Melissa McCarthy Have Topped This Year's Highest Paid Actresses List.

24 August 2016, 11:05

Hunger Games & Ghostbusters

The success of the final Hungers Games movie and the all-female Ghostbusters reboot have put these ladies on top!

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Thanks to the final installment of The Hunger Games trilogy (yes, we know it was four movies, but it was three books!) smashing it at the box office, Jennifer Lawrence topped Forbes' list of the Highest Paid Actresses in the world for a second year.

Funny woman Melissa McCarthy fronted the 2016 reboot of cult classic Ghostbusters, alongside Bridesmaids co-star Kristen Wiig, which helped her climb to second place in this year's prestigious rankings.

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Hollywood leading ladies Julia Roberts, Charlize Theron and Scarlett Johansson also made the cut, as well as Friends star Jennifer Aniston.

Check out the full top 10 best paid actresses of 2016 below, and get hella jealous that you didn't go to drama school... *sigh*

 

1. Jennifer Lawrence - $46 million

Jennifer Lawrence(Pic: PA)

 

2. Melissa McCarthy - $33 million

Melissa McCarthy(Pic: PA)

 

3. Scarlett Johansson - $25 million

Scarlett Johansson(Pic: PA)

 

4. Jennifer Aniston - $21 million

Jennifer Aniston(Pic: PA)

 

5.  Fan Bingbing - $17 million

Fan Bingbing(Pic: PA)

 

6. Charlize Theron - $16.5 million

Charlize Theron(Pic: PA)

 

7. Amy Adams - $13.5 million

Amy adams(Pic: PA)

 

8. Julia Roberts - $12 million

Julia Roberts(Pic: PA)

 

9. Mila Kunis - $11 million

Mila Kunis(Pic: PA)

 

10. Deepika Padukone - $10 million

(Pic: PA)

 

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