Earning a total of $205 million between June 2016 to June 2017 there is no doubt these Hollywood actresses made it to the top 10 Highest Paid Actresses List by Forbes. And with these ginormous paychecks, let’s investigate more on which fashion brands contributed in dressing these dolls up in exchange for being a brand ambassador.
1. Jennifer Lawrence
Jen is again the world’s highest-paid woman! Not only that she tops the list, she is also the youngest in the bunch. Earning a staggering $46 million in total with her movies, shows and brand endorsements. Her role in The Hunger Games franchise has plummeted and pinned her to her place where she is currently unbeatable. She has been Dior’s Brand ambassador since 2012, now the 25-year-old actress is now being eyed to endorse some of the largest luxury brands in the land.
2. Melissa McCarthy
Who would’ve thought right?! Melissa has reported earnings of $8 million just for the remake of Ghostbusters movie where she starred as one of the Ghostbusters. Her roles in Gilmore Girls, Central Intelligence, and The Boss made her huge as well. Admittedly being a plus size, she designs and endorses her own clothing line which is also the reason why you see her right up to the second spot in the list this year. Her Seven7 is now getting attention from all plus-sized women who want to look and feel good and sexy.
3. Scarlett Johansson
With her role in “Ghost in The Shell” at $17.5 million, she rocketed on the 3rd spot on this year’s list! It seems that being Natasha Romonoff is not the only role that is keeping this actress hot on her seat these days. Being the Black Widow and some other roles made her a whopping $25 million richer this year. Dolce and Gabbana have been reported to be a culprit to her status these days as well.
4. Jennifer Aniston
Making it to the top 5 proves that Jenny still has it. With her timeless beauty and gorgeous body, Hollywood movie producers will never get tired of her quirks and funny personality. Her roles in the movies, The Bounty Hunter, We’re the Millers, Cake, and Wanderlust may not be very huge in production but she still earns from the continuous airing of her popular sitcom back in the 90’s The Friends’ star made a whopping $21 Million in total with endorsements from luxury airline Emirates, Aveeno and Vitamin Water.
5. Fan Bingbing
Yes! Earning $17 million she is the only Chinese actress who made it to the list of this year’s highest-paid. She is very popular being cast in a role from X-Men: Days of Future past last 2014. Majority of her earnings this year though are due to her movies Lady of the Dynasty and Skiptrace which were both locally released. She is currently ranking number one on Forbes’ Top Chinese Power List. She was chosen to represent Louis Vuitton in China due to the growing market for luxury spending in the said region.
6. Charlize Theron
The Mad Max star has made $16.5 million in total and it is even rumored that her supporting role in The Huntsman: Winter’s War has earned her a staggering $10 million alone. Dubbed as the Golden Goddess Mirror she returns in the list from her 2013 inclusion. She endorses brands like Dior J’Adore perfume and Uniqlo Heattech.
7. Amy Adams
Returning as Lois Lane in Warner Bros.’ D.C. Comics series franchise, Adams made an undoubtedly total of $13.5 million which justifies her 5 Oscar nominations. This girl has defended her spot on the list since 2014. Max Mara, Charles Worthington, and Lacoste Fragrances trusted her brand of sexuality and curls to endorse their products. She also is one of the actresses who made Harper’s Bazaar 2016 successful!
8. Julia Roberts
While topping the charts over a decade ago as the HIGHEST Paid actress in Hollywood, it only shows that Julia Roberts still got the hots to land on the top 8 for this year’s list. Earning a total of $12 million in 2016, Roberts proved to be still one of the most coveted brand ambassadors on the planet. Lancôme, Calzedonia, and Givenchy are just some of the luxury brands who never regretted choosing her as a representative.
9. Mila Kunis
Seems like being Meg in the family guy, starring in Bad Moms and being Ashton Kutcher’s boo isn’t cool enough, Mila made a total of $11 million with shows and endorsements alike. She was announced as the official global brand ambassador for Gemfields in 2013 and still is to this day. Gemfields is the known luxury brand for emeralds and popular precious colored gems based in Zambia. They said that they chose Kunis for her natural beauty and intelligence, a perfect representation of their products. She is also Dior’s favorite ambassador for years now.
10. Deepika Padukone
The star of the hit movie Bajirao Mastani, she earned a total of $10 million making her one of the most promising Bollywood actresses in the land.
She has been the official brand ambassador for Tissot for almost 8 years and she claimed that she has always been with them since her career in Bollywood has flourished. Tissot is one of the Swiss watch company giants who has been maintaining their luxe and quality for over one and a half century.
These women, with their popularity and power over all media, brands choose them for their personality and not just their crowd prowess. They exude class and different desirable qualities that make them the best pick in any role they were chosen for. Their earnings say it all. Now that the year is almost over, let’s wait and see who will make it to the list for the next year. But for now, this list is more than enough what to expect from popular brands and how they want to reach to people of all ages and class.