It is said that Hollywood is a male’s town where the men earn a lot more than the women. However, every year, the list of top earning actresses in Hollywood 2011 will demonstrate that Hollywood female actresses are not inferior to male actors. Landing at the top of the list are Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker, who each earned an estimated $ 30 million from May 2010 and May 2011.
Angelina Jolie is an American talented actress cum director. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. Jolie has made her name as an actress who can easily handle action, drama and even directing. She wrote and directed the upcoming film “In the Land of Blood and Honey”, a romance set against the backdrop of the Bosnian War. The two big-budget 2010 action movies, “Salt” which was originally written for Tom Cruise, brought in $ 300 million on a budget of $ 110 million and “The Tourist” earned 75% of its $ 280 million overseas market.
From May 2010 and May 2011, Angelina Jolie earned $ 30 million
With the same earning $ 30 million from May 2010 and May 2011 to Jolie, Parker, an American film, television, theater actress and producer, was placed the top position in the list. Moreover, she still makes her money from her successful line of perfumes including Lovely, Covet and NYC, which brought in $ 18 million in 2010. She recently started designing clothes for the fashion line Halston.
Sarah Jessica Parker also earned $ 30 million like Jolie
Top Earning Actresses in Hollywood 2011: Jolie and Parker are the top
Ranking third behind Jolie and Parker are Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, who each brought in $ 28 million. Reese Witherspoon’s latest romantic comedy named “How Do You Know”, was a failure, earning only $ 47 million instead of $ 120 million on the budget; however, she is still the go-to actress for movies like her upcoming “This Means War”, about a love triangle involving two CIA agents.
Reese Witherspoon landed the third position with $ 28 million earning during 12 months
Jennifer Aniston is one of the top high-paid Hollywood actresses with $ 28 million. She has gained her greatest commercial success with the films “The Bounty Hunter” with $ 136 million and “Just Go with It” with $ 212 million
Julia Roberts became a Hollywood star after headlining the 1990s romantic comedy Pretty Woman which grossed $ 464 million worldwide. In this year, the fabulous actress gained $ 20 million
Kristen Stewart is attached to one of two Snow White projects currently in development. Between May 2010 and May 2011, Stewart was brought in $ 20 million like Julia Roberts
Katherine Heigl, an actress cum producer, is considered as the new queen of romantic comedies. She is possibly best known for winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama Series when filming as Dr. Izzie Stevens on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy
After seventeen years coming to the screen, Diaz is still one of the most popular actresses in movies. Moreover, her relationship with baseball star Alex Rodriguez helps keep the busy actress in the news. Cameron Diaz was brought in $ 18 million from May 2010 to May 2011
The actress in “Speed” is worthy referring to the list of top earning actress 2011 with $ 15 million
Meryl Streep, widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected actresses of the modern era, was placed at number 10 of the list with $ 10 million earning
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