The recently publicized gender pay gap doesn’t seem apply to actresses who, in some cases, are making more than their actor husbands.
Not all of the money is coming from blockbuster movies. In some cases, like in the case of Sarah Jessica Parker, there is money from a clothing line or a fragrance line.
Jennifer Aniston made a lot of her net worth with the Friends episodes, which allows her to pursue more artistic roles as well as funny ones like her role in We are the Millers.
Some of the highest paid actresses include Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts, Kristen Stewart, Katherine Heigl, and Cameron Diaz.
To find out more, click through the slide show to see more about each actress and what kind of money they are making.
Of course, most of these amounts are estimated, and IBMD does not release the pay information for every actress for every movie.