Hollywood is a place where you either become a superstar or you struggle miserably. The women in this industry who have managed to become successful have also accumulated huge wealth. Here is a list of the 10 richest actresses in the world.
10. Julia Roberts – $200 million
Julia Roberts’s net worth is around $200 million. She was awarded Most Beautiful Woman in the World by People magazine 5 times. Her acting in the movie ‘Mona Lisa’s Smile’ brought her $25 million. This made her the highest paid actress in history. She is well-known also for ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘Steel Magnolias’, ‘Erin Brokovich’, ‘Wonder’ and ‘Notting Hill. Her husband was Lyle Lovett for 2 brief years. She now has 3 kids from her second husband Daniel Moder.
9. Julia Louis-Dreyfus – $200 million
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was in the list for 100 of the most influential people in the world in 2016. Her debut was on ‘Saturday Night Live’ and later she appeared in ‘Seinfeld’, ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’ and ‘Veep ‘. She starred in movies too, some of which were ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’, ‘Hannah and Her Sisters’, ‘Enough Said’, and ‘Deconstructing Harry’. Her voice acting was also successful and you can hear her in ‘Onward’, ‘Planes’, and ‘A Bug’s Life’.
8. Victoria Principal – $200 million
Victoria Principal is a TV star who took part in the series ‘Dallas’. She created a production company which also helped her earn a lot of money, as well as a cosmetics line called Principal Secret. As if this is not enough, Victoria is also a best-selling author of 4 books.
7. Sandra Bullock – $200 million
Sandra Bullock is thought by many to be one of the most talented actresses today. In the past she used to be the highest-paid artist more than once and she won many awards like a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award. She starred in ‘Speed’, ‘A Time to Kill’, ‘Miss Congeniality’ and its sequel’, ‘While You Were Sleeping’, ‘Two Weeks Notice’, ‘Premonition’, ‘Ocean’s 8’, and ‘Gravity’. She has 2 adopted kids.
6. Sasha Alexander – $215 million
Sasha Alexander’s net worth is $215 million. She has appeared in ‘Dawson’s Creek’, ‘NCIS’, and ‘Rizzoli & Isles’, as well as in some movies like ‘Yes Man’, ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’, ‘Mission: Impossible III’, and ‘ Lucky 13’. She was briefly married to Luka Pecel and later to Edoardo Ponti, whose mother is Sophia Loren. Sashe has given birth to 2 kids – Lucia and Leonardo.
5. Jennifer Aniston – $240 million
Her role in ‘Friends’ made her wildly popular all over the world. Afterwards she appeared in many movie productions like ‘We’re the Millers’, ‘Bruce Almighty’, ‘Marley & Me’, ‘Horrible Bosses’, ‘Dumplin”, ‘The Break-Up’, ‘Just Go With It’ , ‘Cake’, ‘The Good Girl’, and ‘Office Space’. 2 years ago she created her own production company called ‘Echo Films’. Jennifer was married for 5 years to Brad Pitt and then to Justin Theroux until 2017.
4. Paget Brewster – $245 million
Paget Brewster is famous for being a singer, voice actress and an actress. She became famous after appearing in ‘Friends’. Later on she also starred in the successful crime drama ‘Criminal Minds’. She has been married to Steve Damastra. As for her wealth – some of it comes from property investments and other businesses.
3. Mia Wasikowska – $275 million
She started off in 2004 with a role in ‘All Saints’. 2 years later she starred in the movie ‘Suburban Mayhem’, but it was after the TV series ‘In Treatment’ that she became famous. She was nominated for awards after playing in ‘That Evening Sun’ and the audience loved her even more after appearing in ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, ‘The Kids Are Alright’, and Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Crimson Peak’. She is the highest-paid Australian actress in Hollywood.
2. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen – $300 million
The Olsen Twins have a shared net worth of around $300 million. In this way they become part of the list of the richest actresses. They both started off when they were still kids and today they are spending their time designing clothes. However, they still appear from time to time on the screen.
1. Jessica Alba – $350 million
Jessica Alba is the wealthiest actress in the world. Her career started when she was only 13 years old. However, she became famous after her role in ‘Dark Angel’, 6 years later. You can see her in ‘Good Luck Chuck’, ‘Valentine’s Day’, and ‘Fantastic Four’. Alba is also a businesswoman who created The Honest Company, selling baby and household items. Thanks to all of her activities she has managed to accumulate a net worth of $350 million.