Kristen Stewart is top-earning actress
Kristen Stewart has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress.
The 'Twilight Saga' actress earned a reported R276-million over the last year, narrowly beating Cameron Diaz - who earned R272-million - to the top slot in Forbes magazine's annual list.
Kristen's earnings came from her R100-million salary plus profit share for both instalments of 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Parts I and II', and also her role in 'Snow White and the Huntsman', while Cameron's earnings came from her salaries for 'Bad Teacher', 'The Green Hornet', and 'What to Expect When You're Expecting'.
Sandra Bullock was placed third in the list, for the R200-million she earned for forthcoming movie 'Gravity' and profits she is still making from 2009 film 'The Blind Side'.
Rounding out the top five are Angelina Jolie with R160-million and Charlize Theron with R144-million.
Julia Roberts placed sixth with earnings of R128-million over the period May 2011 to May 2012, R8-million more than seventh placed Sarah Jessica Parker.
'The Iron Lady' star Meryl Streep and 'Bridesmaids' actress Kristen Wiig took joint eighth place with earnings of R96-million, while Jennifer Aniston completed the top 10 with R88-million.
Hollywood's highest-paid actresses according to Forbes magazine:
1. Kristen Stewart, R276-million
2. Cameron Diaz, R272-million
3. Sandra Bullock, R200-million
4. Angelina Jolie, R160-million
5. Charlize Theron, R144-million
6. Julia Roberts, R128-million
7. Sarah Jessica Parker, R120-million
8. Meryl Streep, R96-million
9. Kristen Wiig, R96-million
10. Jennifer Aniston, R88-million
Date Posted : 20 Jun 2012