Reports claim that Angelina Jolie starrer Salt and The Tourist set Hollywood's cash registers ringing. The former collected $300, whereas the latter grossed $280 million even after getting poor reviews from the critics. This has made her to remain on top.
Sarah Jessica Parker, who has become a surprise winner, earns a huge amount of money from her endorsements. MTV, Forbes" Dorothy Pomerantz said “People may be surprised to see Sarah Jessica Parker up there but they may not realize that in addition to acting, she earns big from her perfumes and endorsement deals. She earned $18 million in 2010 from her successful perfume line alone."
Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon have jointly shared the third spot. Their approximate revenue is $28 million. They are followed by Julia Roberts ($20 million), Kristen Stewart ($20 million), Katherine Heigl ($19 million), Cameron Diaz ($18 million), Sandra Bullock ($15 million) and Meryl Streep ($10 million).
Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker have jointly topped the chart of the highest paid actresses list of Hollywood. Forbes Magazine has named them as the leading ladies, as they have garnered approximately $30 million in the last 12 months.