Scarlett Johansson tops 2019 Forbes list of highest-paid actresses

LOS ANGELES (dpa)- Actress Scarlett Johansson showed that she is not only a superhero, but a super-earner too, topping Forbes magazine's list of highest-paid actresses for the second year in a row.
The 34-year-old, best known recently for playing the character Black Widow in the highest-grossing film of all time, "Avengers: Endgame," raked in an estimated 56 million dollars between July 2018 and June 2018, according to the list published Friday.

"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara came in second with 44.1 million dollars, while Reese Witherspoon, who produces and appears in the hit HBO drama "Big Little Lies," ranked third with 35 million dollars.
Elisabeth Moss, who stars in the dystopian drama series "The Handmaid's Tale," and Australian actress Margot Robbie made it into the top 10 for the first time, with estimated earnings of 24 and 23.5 million dollars respectively.
Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston, Kaley Cuoco, Charlize Theron and Ellen Pompeo also made the list.
Forbes's estimates are based on market research data, box office sales, and interviews with industry insiders.

Sunday, August 25th 2019

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