Winning her first Oscar for the 2016 film, La La Land; Emma Stone ousted Jennifer Lawrence to grab the top spot in the Forbes list of top paid actresses in 2017.
On Wednesday, 17 August, Forbes released the entire list of top earning female celebrities of Hollywood. The super hit, La La Land which scored $445.3 million worldwide at the box-office, helped the lead actress, Emma Stone in bagging lump sum amount of $26 million pre-tax which has brought her on this precious list.
According to Forbes, "the highest-paid actress Emma Stone was once auditioning again and again for the role." Apparently, these struggles could be the triggering reason for her to do so well in the film.
Well, now it seems that all those struggles were worth it.
However, it wasn't easy for Emma to get this top position on the most-awaited highlighted list of the year, like Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, and Julia Roberts are just behind her.
Have a look at all the winners!
If you will combine the total worth of all the top earning ladies in Hollywood 2017, then the total amount paid to these actresses reaches to the whooping mark of $172.5 million between June 1st, 2016 to June 1, 2017. Emma Stone as you know it tops the charts with $26 million.
The former star of the famous sitcom, Friends, is still banking in millions of dollars. Thanks to her regular roles in the films like The Yellow Birds. However, she makes most of her money through endorsements. Jennifer Aniston is the worlds second highest paid actress with $25.5 million worth.
Earning almost $24 million without the release of her mainstream film Hunger Games, the actress has managed to bag such a big amount from her forthcoming films Mother!, Red Sparrow and Dior contract.
Mike and Molly, the show about the overweight couple that stars Melissa in the leading role alongside Billy Gardell may be off-air, but the actress has almost $18 million in her pocket, reports Forbes.
This lady is the hot property in Hollywood. With the success of Bad Moms and its sequel in the process, Mila Kunis is at the position five on the list with $15.5 million in her bank account.
From a new comer to the highest-paid actress in Hollywood, Emma Watson has come a long way to achieve this in her life. However, the star is due to thank her films like The Beauty and the Beast and The Circle. Emma is paid the amount of $14 million for her artistry as an actor in 2017.
Atomic Blonde producer and actress Charlize Theron produced her film for the five years until it finally released at the box-office. Despite receiving a positive response from people, the films have performed averagely at the box-office. Charlize Theron has been paid $14 million.
This Australian actress comes back to the rankings as she'll be soon spotted in Marvel's flick Thor: Ragnarok. She was on this list in the year 2009 as well. The total amount she received for her acting this year is $12 million.
Okay so the film Monster Ball may not have earned much at the box-office, but her forthcoming film Wonder, and drawing from her old movies plus Lancome advertisement has brought her to this place with the total earning of $12 million.
It seems as if Amy is balancing her life better than anyone else in Hollywood. It's okay she hasn't topped the charts here, but we should not forget that she has won five nominations in the Oscars as well. She was paid $11.5 million in total.
From Indian actress Deepika Padukone to Scarlett Johansson to Fan Bingbing, all are dropped from the list this year, as they've scored $11.5 million cut-offs.
That's all, folks!