They razzle and dazzle on the big screens with their talent, likeability and overall glamour. Here are 20 of the richest actresses that continue to draw us to the box office in 2020.
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Net worth: $70 millionLook, Twilight may have helped K-Stew earn some of her initial cash, but there’s no denying that she’s parlayed her popularity into some truly compelling roles. She’s spent plenty of time hitting the film festival circuit with movies like Seberg while also decking out the red carpet for premieres like Charlie’s Angels, proving that she’s only going to continue climbing this list in the next few years.
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Net worth: $80 millionHermione Granger may be all grown up, but thanks to the Harry Potter franchise (not to mention a bunch of box office hits like Beauty and the Beast and Little Women) Emma Watson continues to rake in the dough for her buzz-worthy roles.
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Net Worth: $100 millionWe haven’t seen the Goop founder on the big screen since Avengers: Endgame, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been busy bringing home the bacon in other ways. With a couple of Netflix series under her (vagina-scented?) belt, Gwyneth continues to be one of the richest peeps in Hollywood.
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Net Worth: $125 millionAudiences still love Drew and her ability to be super cool but also relatable, and her wallet proves it. She took a brief break from the big screen to focus on some TV projects the past few years, but she’s making a big comeback with her 2020 comedic film, The Stand-In.
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Net Worth: $130 millionHave we ever seen someone become the face of a young adult novel series only to go on and win an Oscar for a completely different role that same year? We’ve known for a while now that one-time Katniss Everdeen portrayer J-Law is one to watch, and her rich position on the Hollywood food chain proves it.
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Net Worth: $130 millionThese days it’s hard to know whether to classify the blonde Bombshell in TV or film, but considering she continues to nail roles on both she definitely belongs on this list. Sure, Kidman has two new TV series coming out in the near future, but she’s also filming The Prom and The Northman in 2020.
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Net Worth: $130 millionAtomic Blonde aside, Theron isn’t really known for her franchise roles, which makes her addition to this list a little bit surprising. Still, considering she’s also made the transition to producer in recent years, it’s not a huge wonder this Oscar winner remains one of the richest.
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Net Worth: $140 millionIt has definitely been a while since we’ve seen one of Hollywood’s most recognizable leading ladies on-screen, but that’s because she took a hiatus from her craft a few years ago. Since then she says she’s retired, but we prefer to say never say never. Either way, her millions and millions should definitely keep her afloat as she hangs out with her celeb bffs.
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Net Worth: $145 millionSometimes, as this actress proves, you don’t need to be a consistent leading lady to be one of Hollywood’s most successful. Slow and steady definitely won Frances Fisher the salary race thanks to roles on films like Titanic and Unforgiven. This year she’s continuing her hot streak with parts in The Potters and Holidate.
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Net Worth: $150 millionProducer, actress, activist… there really is no hat that Reese doesn’t wear, and like her Legally Blonde alter-ego Elle Woods, she wears them all well. So, with plenty of new productions coming up that Reese is either starring in or producing, it seems like she’ll just keep climbing this list in the years to come.
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Net Worth: $150 millionLook, any woman who would shave her head for a role deserves all the millions. But this one-time G.I. Jane star continues to be in hot demand on film and television, and will even be seen on the ambitious new adaptation of Brave New World when it debuts in the very near future.
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Net Worth: $160 millionIt’s hard not to stan this activist and actor given everything Angelina Jolie's been through in life (and all that she’s accomplished), so she has a proud spot on this list. After all, in between raising that clan and making four new movies this year, you know she’s going to donate a good chunk of change to those who need it most.
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Net Worth: $165 millionLet’s see… a Marvel character, two Oscar nominations in the past year, and an engagement to SNL funny-man Colin Jost? Things are definitely coming up ScarJo. In 2019 she was the highest paid actress of all according to Forbes, which definitely helps propel her overall worth on this list.
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Net Worth: $200 millionThis Pretty Woman remains one of Hollywood’s most coveted, and even though she’s done a little more TV than film in recent years, 2020 should be the official beginning of her comeback with the upcoming thriller Little Bee.
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Net Worth: $200 millionOkay yes, JLD has earned the majority of her cash from TV roles. But, given that she recently wrapped Veep and made a big screen film with Will Ferrell, Downhill, it seems like film is where she plans on making more of those big bucks in the years to come.
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Net Worth: $200 millionIt has been a couple of years since Bullock broke our eyes with the Netflix release of Birdbox, and we’re sorely missing our OG Miss Congeniality. Considering she’s only just returning to the big screen this year with an as-yet untitled project with Nora Fingscheidt, it’s pretty telling that she’s still one of the highest paid in the biz.
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Net Worth: $200 millionThis lady may be the epitome of aging with grace, considering she’s still standing up for what she believes in and is getting arrested for it at the spry age of 82. She’s also working harder than ever thanks to a certain Netflix show and headline-generating movies, like the hot and heavy Bookclub alongside Diane Keaton and Candice Bergen.
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Net Worth: $240 millionWhen you’re paid two million dollars an episode to head up a new streaming service series alongside Reese Witherspoon, and you’re the face of Aveeno, it makes sense that Jennifer Aniston has a few bucks to her name. Add in all of those royalties from her time playing Rachel Green on Friends repeats and it’s kind of a wonder Aniston isn’t actually at the top of this list.
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Net Worth: $300 millionThe former Full House twins haven’t had to do much acting in their older years thanks to a solid nest egg from their child acting days (they officially called it quits in 2011). Still, they’ve been parlaying that acting money into a small fortune with their fashion line, The Row, which catapults them to (nearly) the top of this list.
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Net Worth: $350 millionLet’s be honest: Alba is a fine actress, one who raked in plenty of dough over the years with many compelling roles. But she’s also managed to transform that success into The Honest Company, aka the company that plenty of parents turn to for reliable products for their babes. Considering that success, it’s hard to see Alba falling from this top-spot as Hollywood’s richest leading lady anytime soon.