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World's highest-paid actresses

1: Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress. Stone, 28, who won best actress for her role as a struggling actress in "La La Land," made $26 million in pre-tax earnings, according to Forbes' calculations over a 12-month period from June 2016 to June 2017.

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1: Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress. Stone, 28, who won best actress for her role as a struggling actress in "La La Land," made $26 million in pre-tax earnings, according to Forbes' calculations over a 12-month period from June 2016 to...more

1: Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress. Stone, 28, who won best actress for her role as a struggling actress in "La La Land," made $26 million in pre-tax earnings, according to Forbes' calculations over a 12-month period from June 2016 to June 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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2. Jennifer Aniston earned $25.5 million, with residual income still coming in from the television sitcom "Friends" and endorsement deals with brands such as SmartWater and Emirates Airline.  REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

2. Jennifer Aniston earned $25.5 million, with residual income still coming in from the television sitcom "Friends" and endorsement deals with brands such as SmartWater and Emirates Airline. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

2. Jennifer Aniston earned $25.5 million, with residual income still coming in from the television sitcom "Friends" and endorsement deals with brands such as SmartWater and Emirates Airline. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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3. Jennifer Lawrence who topped the Forbes list for two consecutive years, dropped to No. 3 this year with earnings of $24 million, almost half of her prior year's earnings of $46 million. The actress, who has spoken out on equal pay for women in Hollywood, saw her earnings dip this year after the conclusion of the "Hunger Games" franchise, but continues to make money from movie deals and an endorsement deal with fashion brand Christian Dior.

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3. Jennifer Lawrence who topped the Forbes list for two consecutive years, dropped to No. 3 this year with earnings of $24 million, almost half of her prior year's earnings of $46 million. The actress, who has spoken out on equal pay for women in...more

3. Jennifer Lawrence who topped the Forbes list for two consecutive years, dropped to No. 3 this year with earnings of $24 million, almost half of her prior year's earnings of $46 million. The actress, who has spoken out on equal pay for women in Hollywood, saw her earnings dip this year after the conclusion of the "Hunger Games" franchise, but continues to make money from movie deals and an endorsement deal with fashion brand Christian Dior. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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4. Melissa McCarthy earned $18 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

4. Melissa McCarthy earned $18 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

4. Melissa McCarthy earned $18 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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5. Mila Kunis earned $15.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

5. Mila Kunis earned $15.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

5. Mila Kunis earned $15.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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6. Emma Watson made $14 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

6. Emma Watson made $14 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

6. Emma Watson made $14 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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6. Charlize Theron earned $14 million. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

6. Charlize Theron earned $14 million. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

6. Charlize Theron earned $14 million. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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8. Cate Blanchett earned $12 million. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

8. Cate Blanchett earned $12 million. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

8. Cate Blanchett earned $12 million. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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8. Julia Roberts earned $12 million. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

8. Julia Roberts earned $12 million. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

8. Julia Roberts earned $12 million. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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10. Amy Adams earned $11.5 million. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

10. Amy Adams earned $11.5 million. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

10. Amy Adams earned $11.5 million. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
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