The Insane Amount of Money Jennifer Lawrence Earned in 12 Months

Today Forbes released its annual list of highest-paid actresses, and 25-year-old Jennifer Lawrence leads the pack. The Hunger Games and X-Men star earned the top spot after raking in $52 million pre-tax within 12 months. Let that number sink in for a minute. With a $16.5 million gap, Scarlett Johansson scored second place, earning $35.5 million this year. Congrats and job well done, ladies!

Keep reading to see who else made the big bucks and earned a spot on the coveted list! 


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The complete 2015 Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid actresses:

1. Jennifer Lawrence: $52 million

2. Scarlett Johansson: $35.5 million

3. Melissa McCarthy: $23 million

4. Bingbing Fan: $21 million

5. Jennifer Aniston: $16.5 million

6. Julia Roberts: $16 million

7. Angelina Jolie: $15 million

8. Reese Witherspoon: $15 million

9. Anne Hathaway: $12 million

10. Kristen Stewart: $12 million

11. Cameron Diaz: $11 million

12. Gwyneth Paltrow: $9 million

13. Meryl Streep: $8 million

14. Amanda Seyfried: $8 million

15. Sandra Bullock: $8 million

16. Emma Stone: $6.5 million

17. Mila Kunis: $6.5 million

18. Natalie Portman: $6 million

Are you surprised by the list? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! And if you’re in the mood to spend your well-earned money, shop our favourite designer pieces to update your end-of-summer style!