Angelina Jolie is Hollywood's highest-paid actress

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30 July 2013

Angelina Jolie is Hollywood's highest-paid actress, and she pocketed an incredibly robust $33 million in the past year.

Angelina Jolie is Hollywood's highest-paid actress.

The Salt star has topped Forbes Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses list after pocketing $33 million (R330 million) between June 2012 and June 2013, which is $13 million (R130 million) more than she earned last year.

According to Forbes.com, the screen beauty ? who hasn't been seen on the big screen for three years since 2010's thriller The Tourist ? will make her comeback next summer in Disney's Maleficent for which she will receive $15 million (R150 million).

Angelina, who in the interim directed and wrote Bosnian War movie In The Land of Blood and Honey, earned $9 million (R90 million) more than the second-ranked actress on the list, Jennifer Lawrence.

The Silver Linings Playbook actress helped the first movie in The Hunger Games franchise bank $690 million (R6,9 billion) at the box office and while she was paid less than $1 million (R10 million) for the first film, production company Lionsgate will be paying her substantially more for the sequel Catching Fire.

Kristen Stewart, who topped the list last year with $34,5 million (R345 million), has dropped to third place with $22 million (R220 million).

The brunette actress made her main fortune playing female lead Bella Swan in the Twilight Saga series and has been doing smaller productions since the vampire saga finished.

Jennifer Aniston takes the fourth spot with $20 million (R200 million) and Emma Stone makes the top five with an estimated $16 million (R160 million).

Hollywood's highest-paid actresses according to Forbes:

1) Angelina Jolie (38) ? $33 million

2) Jennifer Lawrence (22) ? $26 million

3) Kristen Stewart (23) ? $22 million

4) Jennifer Aniston (44) ? $20 million

5) Emma Stone (24) ? $16 million

6) Charlize Theron (37) ? $15 million

7) Sandra Bullock (49) ? $14 million

8) Natalie Portman (32) ? $14 million

9) Mila Kunis (29) ? $11 million

10) Julia Roberts (45) ? $11 million

-Bang Showbiz

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