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Scarlett Johanssen Is Forbes' Highest-Paid Actress

BP World Bureau | Aug 25 2019 09:43:18 AM

Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has secured the top spot in Forbes top ten highest-paid actresses in the world. Johansson got the spot for the second consecutive year.

'Ávengers: Endgame' actress has earned USD 54 million, including a fat paycheck for her solo film 'Black Widow'.

Sofia Vergara who attained international fame with her role in 'Modern Family' is behind Johansson with USD 44 million as earnings.

Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are in 3rd and 4th spot respectively. Both of them played crucial roles in popular HBO series 'Big Little Lies'. Jennifer Aniston is in the 5th spot.

Indian actresses Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone were missing from the list. Both of them were present in the previous lists.

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Scarlett Johansson solo Black Widow film will be released in May next year.

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