Angelina Jolie made it into Forbes‘ highest-earning actresses in 2020. The Maleficent star found herself next to Sofia Vergara on the list.
Forbes has identified the top 10 women who earned the most in Hollywood. Most of them made several hundred million dollars from TV and streaming, endorsements, and licensing deals.
Sofia Vergara topped the list by making $43 million. She made $500,000 per episode of Modern Family. She now works as a judge on America’s Got Talent and receives at least $10 million per season, the outlet noted.
Angelina Jolie came second with $35.5 million. She reportedly received a big check for her upcoming Marvel movie The Eternals.
Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot is in the third spot with $31.5 million. She made $20 million for filming Netflix’s Red Notice, which also starred Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds.
Gadot’s second superhero movie Wonder Woman 1984, is set for release in December. Her other film Death of the Nile is also coming out soon. She could make more money after their releases.
Also on the list were Melissa McCarthy and Maryl Streep completed the top five by making $25 million and $24 million, respectively. Emily Blunt, Nicole Kidman, Ellen Pompeo, Elisabeth Moss, and Viola David rounded up the top 10.
Angelina Jolie shared in a previous interview that her daughter Shiloh inspired her recent movie role in The One and Only Ivan in Disney+. The celebrity mom shared that it was Shiloh who first read the book.
Her firstborn with ex Brad Pitt was captivated with the story about Ivan, a captive gorilla. She suggested it to her mom, Jolie. The Maleficent star and Shiloh discussed the book and the Changeling star soon found herself asking around if there was a project inspired by the book.
She learned it was already being made into a film. But at the time, they were still figuring it out to make it work. Soon after, Jolie found herself as part of the production.
Meanwhile, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez will be facing each other at the box office when their movies hit the theaters next year. Jolie’s superhero flick The Eternals will be released in February 2021. Lopez’s Marry Me will debut in the same week.
Jolie’s movie will be about a group of immortals who have been on Earth for 35,00 years. Just like the Avengers, the Eternals are good. They will be up against the Deviants, who are hideous.
Meanwhile, Lopez is offering a romantic comedy film in time for Valentine’s Day because Marry Me will be released on Feb. 12, 2021. She plays the role of a musical superstar who agrees to marry a total stranger whom she meets at a concert.
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