Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence lead top highest paid actors list
Mon Feb 24 2014, 17:52 hrs
Angelina Jolie Voight (USD 33 million) has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and was named Hollywood's highest-paid actress by Forbes in 2009, 2011, and 2013. Jolie promotes humanitarian causes, and is noted for her work with refugees as a Special Envoy and former Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She has often been cited as the world's "most beautiful" woman, a title for which she has received substantial media attention. (AP)
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (USD 26 million) first major role was as a lead cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show (2007–2009). She subsequently appeared in the independent films The Burning Plain (2008) and Winter's Bone (2010), for which she received her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination; at the time, she was the second youngest person to receive a nomination in the category. (AP)
Kristen Jaymes Stewart (USD 21.5 million) is best known for playing Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga and for her prolific work in independent films. She has also starred in films such as Panic Room (2002), Speak (2004), Zathura (2005), The Messengers (2007), Adventureland (2009), The Runaways (2010), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), On the Road (2012) and Camp X-Ray (2014). She will star in Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), Still Alice (2015) and Equals (2015). (AP)
Jennifer Joanna Aniston (USD 20million) gained worldwide recognition for portraying Rachel Green on the television sitcom Friends (1994–2004), a role which earned her an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2012, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Additionally, Men's Health magazine voted Aniston the "Sexiest Woman of All Time". (AP)
Emily Jean 'Emma' Stone (USD 16 million) starred in the short-lived Fox action drama Drive as Violet Trimble, and made her feature film debut in the comedy Superbad (2007). She has co-starred in The House Bunny (2008), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), Zombieland (2009), and Paper Man (2009).